Myanmar court jails satirical performers

Members of Student Union and leaders of Peacock Generation "Thangyat" Performance Group raise their hands with handcuffs upon arrival at a township court for their trial on Wednesday. (AP photo) YANGON: A court in Myanmar sentenced five satirical performers to a year in jail with hard labour on Wednesday for…

Buri Ram police investigator found hanged

Police inspect the house where Pol Lt Col Supasit Somsri, 48, was found hanged, in Nang Rong district, Buri Ram. (Photo by Surachai Pirangsa) BURI RAM: A police investigation chief was found hanged at his official residence in Nang Rong district on Wednesday.Pol Lt Col Supasit Somsri, 48, had used…

Pattaya faces water shortages next year

Pattaya could face water shortges next year as levels of reservoirs in Chon Buri have dropped. (Bangkok Post photo) Pattaya is likely to experience water shortages next year as levels in five major reservoirs in Chon Buri have dropped sharply to only around 32% of capacity.The Provincial Waterworks Authority's (…

Tahiti: Jewel of French Polynesia

Tahiti: Jewel of French Polynesia This scenic tropical island is a treasure trove of natural attractions and a significant hot-spot in the history of post-Impressionist art published : 30 Oct 2019 at 17:38 Tahiti is the largest island in the South Pacific archipelago of French Polynesia, comprising Tahiti Nui (the…

SCB unscathed by Mae Manee scam

Siam Commercial Bank says customers can distinguish betwee its Mae Manee cartoon charactor used for QR code payment and the the Mae Manee investment fraud scheme. (Post Today photo) Even though the multi-billion-baht Mae Manee ponzi scheme used the same name as a character Siam Commercial Bank (SCB) uses to…