Yingluck Shinawatra

Thailand battles infighting while gaining US flood relief

The US has urged flood-stricken Thailand to overcome political infighting during its crisis as it announced immediate assistance for its ally.

Anger mounts in flood-weary Bangkok

Bangkok residents are protesting as frustration mounts that parts of the Thai capital are suffering badly while the centre stays dry.

Thai PM plays down further flood risks to Bangkok

Bangkok's well-protected centre is only at risk of "minor" flooding, the Thai premier says, as the deluge closed in on the metropolis.

Desperate bid to assuage Thai flood rage

Authorities in the Thai capital are repairing a damaged flood gate that has become the focus of anger, fear and rivalry between arms of government.

Thai government desperate to ease flood frustrations

Thai authorities are trying to stem growing anger among flood victims as water swamps new areas and the government maps out a plan of recovery.

Let the waters flow, declares Thailand’s premier

In a bid to prevent further flooding, Thailand's premier says she will order Bangkok to open all of its floodgates, but this poses risks of its own.

Thai floods claim more factories but Bangkok safe

Thailand floods have engulfed another industrial estate but Bangkok appears to have escaped the devastation despite heavy monsoon rain.

Nervous Bangkok on alert for Thai flood devastation

Thailand fought to keep floodwaters from flowing towards Bangkok as a spring tide hindered efforts to protect the economic hub's 12-million people.

Thai prime minister’s Twitter account hacked

The Twitter account of Thailand's new prime minister was hacked on Sunday by someone posting criticism of her policies.

Thailand hails first female PM: Yingluck Shinawatra

Yingluck Shinawatra has become politically turbulent Thailand's first female prime minister after Parliament endorsed her crushing election victory.

Thai military accepts opposition election win

Thailand's powerful military accepted on Monday a stunning election victory by the party of fugitive former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra.

Thaksin party wins Thai election by a landslide

The sister of former Thai prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra led her party in a landslide election win on Sunday.


High court refuses application to cross provinces for a funeral

Despite “extreme sympathy”, court says it must uphold the law

Can you pause a pandemic? Inside the race to stop spread of Covid-19

Tracing the close contacts of people who test positive for coronavirus disease is a delicate dance. Here’s why these health workers wait for the cover of darkness to take action

Ministers go into self-isolation

Two ministers have taken precautions after a Dirco employee tested positive for the virus

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The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories