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Thanathorn vows to bring people onto streets after rally in downtown Bangkok

Thousands of supporters of Future Forward Party turned out for an anti-military rally called by its leader Thanathorn Jungroongruangkit...

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Thailand’s opposition frontman to lead anti-military rally

Bangkok braced Saturday for the first major protest since March elections, a test of anti-government sentiment among younger Thais...

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Traditional Thai massage get UNESCO heritage status

At Bangkok’s Reclining Buddha temple, Krairath Chantrasri says he is a proud custodian of an ancient skill — the...

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Foods at the Border: Cambodian Food

What’s better than enjoying a delicious Cambodian meal with Cambodian friend while you are in Cambodia? Let’s explore the...

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Future Forward party on the offensive against the Election Commission

Future Forward deputy spokesman Nattacha Boonchai-insawat said today that the party has decided to double the number of legal...

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Mezut Ozil condemns Muslim silence over Uighurs

Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil, a German footballer of Turkish origin, on Friday expressed support for Uighurs in Xinjiang and criticised...

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Ex-senator Rosana announces her candidature for Bangkok governor

Former senator and consumer protection campaigner Rosana Tositrakul has announced her intention to compete in the forthcoming Bangkok governor’s...

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PM’s motto for National Children’s Day

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has announced his motto for Thailand’s National Children’s Day on January 11th. His motto is...

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Thanathorn warned he must seek police permission for public rally on Saturday

Police have warned Future Forward party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit that he may be held accountable for inciting unrest, if...

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High production costs remain obstacle to degradable non-plastic bags

Starting January 1st, 43 shopping malls and convenience stores in Thailand will cease the use of single-use plastic bags,...

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Premchai granted bail, but must wear EM ankle bracelet

The Supreme Court has granted bail to Italian-Thai Development boss Premchai Karnasuta and two fellow defendants, but ordered them...

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Forest Department chief to testify to House anti-graft committee on Pareena’s land controversy

The House Anti-Corruption Committee has summoned Royal Forest Department director-general Atthapol Charoenchansa to testify on December 18th about its...

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Thanathorn calls for public to rally to demand justice for Future Forward party

Future Forward party leader Thanathorn Juanggroongruangkit has urged members of the public to rally at the Pathumwan skywalk on...

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Thai PBS World Border Tour: Rong Kluea Market

Rong Kluea Market is one of the most famous shopping destinations in Thailand’s Sa Kaeo province, on the border...

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Ethiopia PM Abiy urges unity as he collects Nobel Peace Prize

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed collected the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo on Tuesday, appealing for unity as ethnic violence flares in...

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Temperatures to drop a further 2-4oC in N and NE tomorrow

Temperatures in Thailand’s northern and north-eastern provinces on Sunday are forecast to drop 2-4o to 6-15oC at ground level...

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Ms. Pareena surrenders Sor Por Kor land she occupied

Palang Pracharat MP Pareena Kraikupt surrendered the 109 hectares of Sor Por Kor (land reform) land on which her...

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New Economics party ready defect to Government coalition if invited

The opposition New Economics party is ready to join the governing coalition, should such an invitation be extended by...

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Chuan orders probe into how MP facing arrest could attend House meeting

House Speaker Chuan Leekpai has ordered an investigation into why the parliament police did not arrest Palang Pracharat MP...

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Highlights of the week

Facts about Future Forward’s loan controversy

The Election Commission does not need to present evidence that Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit lent money to his Future Forward Party,...

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Suu Kyi to face scrutiny over genocide charges in the Hague

YANGON (Reuters) – The last time Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi traveled to western Europe, she was feted...

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Tesla boss Elon Musk wins defamation trial sparked by ‘pedo guy’ tweet

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Tesla Inc boss Elon Musk emerged victorious on Friday from a defamation trial as a...

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Thousands greet Their Majesties in Chinatown

Thousands of people on Friday turned up to greet Their Majesties the King and Queen during their tour of...

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Thai PBS, Stamford International University to collaborate on “life-long learning”

Thai Public Broadcasting Service (Thai PBS) on Friday signed a memorandum of understanding with Stamford International University (Thailand) to...

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Their Majesties Chinatown visit photo gallery

THEIR MAJESTIES CHINATOWN VISIT

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Their Majesties Chinatown visit photo gallery

THEIR MAJESTIES CHINATOWN VISIT

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Their Majesties Chinatown visit photo gallery

THEIR MAJESTIES CHINATOWN VISIT

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Their Majesties Chinatown visit photo gallery

THEIR MAJESTIES CHINATOWN VISIT

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Government asked to ban shark’s fin soup at all state agency functions

The Seub Nakhasathien Foundation has asked the Government to stop serving shark’s fin soup at all social functions organized...

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Ms. Pareena to be told to return 109 hectares to Ratchaburi land reform office

The Ratchaburi provincial Office of Land Reform for Agriculture will next week serve a notice on Palang Pracharat MP...

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Wage Committee approves 5-6 baht minimum wage rise from January 1st

Thailand’s Wage Committee has decided to increase the national daily minimum wage by 5-6 baht, effective as of January...

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Their Majesties Chinatown visit

Many people flocked into Chinatown, or Yaowarat, ahead of Their Majesties the King and Queen’s tour of the area...

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Super Poll shows Chim-Shop-Chai program boosted Government’s popularity

Thanks to the Chim-Shop-Chai (Eat-Shop-Spend) stimulus package, the Government’s popularity has increased from 14.1% in October to 25.6% in...

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Change in colour of Mekong River a boon for local tourism

The changing colour of the Mekong River, from brown to aquamarine, is proving to be a boon for local...

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Mekong River waters turn aquamarine in Nakhon Phanom province

The mighty Mekong River has reached a critical point, with the normally brown water turning aquamarine, like sea water,...

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Fresh survey confirms Ms. Pareena’s poultry farm encroaches on national forest

The second land survey of Palang Pracharat MP Pareena Kraikupt’s poultry farm, in Chom Bung district of the southwestern...

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Disunited govt against disarrayed opposition

It may boil down to who manages crises better. The vulnerable Prayut government is staring at daily threats of...

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An inroad of EVs offers opportunities and challenges

Although electric car has yet to go mainstream in Thailand, there is a foregone conclusion that its popularity will...

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The second Thai-Myanmar Friendship Bridge to boost border trade

The recently-opened second Thai-Myanmar Friendship Bridge is set to increase the Thai exports via Mae Sot checkpoint in Tak...

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Border troops on alert as fighting between Mon rebels and Myanmar troops seems imminent

Thai troops deployed at the western border with Myanmar, in Sangkhla Buri district of Kanchanaburi, have been put on...

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Thanathorn quits House budget scrutiny panel

Future Forward party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit has submitted his resignation as a member of the House budget scrutiny committee...

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Philip Morris (Thailand) fined 1.22 billion baht for customs tariff evasion

Philip Morris (Thailand) Ltd. was today fined 1.22 billion baht by the Thai Criminal Court after the cigarette importer...

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PM praises Carri Lam’s leadership of Hong Kong

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has told Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam that he has faith in her leadership...

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DPM Prawit confident of government’s stability and unity

Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan says he is confident that Government coalition parties will stick together to complete its...

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Tit-for-tat between Ms. Pareena and Seripisut turns absurd

The House Committee on Corruption Affairs, chaired by Pol Gen Seripisut Temiyavet, is looking increasingly like a circus, with...

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Anutin and Mananya claim ban on three farm chemicals remains intact

Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul and Deputy Agriculture Minister Mananya Thaiseth have played down the apparent U-turn over the...

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U-turn on ban of three farm chemicals angers Bhumjaithai party

In an abrupt about-turn, which threatens to cause a rift in the Government’s coalition, the new National Hazardous Substances...

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Small parties demand seats on House committee studying charter amendments

Smaller parties, which used to ally themselves with the Government, are making waves by demanding a seat for each...

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Court postpones reading of verdict in tax evasion case against ex-finance officials

The Criminal Court for Corruption Cases today postponed the reading of the Supreme Court’s verdict in a case in...

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Government rolls out three new economic stimulus packages

In yet another attempt to boost the economic growth rate, from Q3’s 2.4%, the cabinet today rolled out three...

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Three MoUs signed with S Korea during PM’s visit to S Korea

Three memoranda of understanding (MoU) were signed today between South Korea and Thailand during Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha’s official...

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Court rejects DSI request to revoke bail of ex-park chief Chaiwat

The Criminal Court for Corruption Cases has rejected a request, from the Department of Special Investigation, to withdraw the...

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Health minister says no further delay to Dec 1st ban on farm chemicals

Thailand’s Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul reiterated today that there will be no delay to the enforcement of the...

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Employment rate for the third quarter falls 2.1 percent

The employment rate in the non-farming sector, for the third quarter of this year, has fallen by 2.3% whereas,...

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Hong Kong democracy camp heads for stunning polls win

Hong Kong’s pro-democracy camp was cruising towards a crushing victory in community-level elections on Monday, sending the Beijing-backed government a...

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Pope slams nuclear deterrent, ‘unspeakable horror’ of Nagasaki

Pope Francis Sunday railed against atomic weapons, the nuclear deterrent and the growing arms trade, as he paid tribute to...

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Pope Francis Visit Gallery Video

Interview with Father Joseph about Pope Francis Thailand visit

Thai PBS World reporter interviews Father Joseph Anucha Chaiyadej, Director of the Catholic Church’s media relations in Thailand, about...

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Constitutional Court disqualifies Thanathorn as MP

Thanathorn Jungroongruangkit, leader of the Future Forward Party, has lost his MPs status after the Constitutional Court found him...

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Schedule for Pope Francis Thailand visit

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Pope Francis lands in Bangkok for historical visit

Pope Francis has landed in Bangkok for his three-day visit to Thailand. The papal plane touched down at the...

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Three policemen injured by blast in Thailand’s Narathiwat province

Three traffic police officers were injured this evening (Tuesday), one of them seriously, in the roadside detonation of a...

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Business Highlight News

No fixed deadline for the elderly to subscribe to Chim-Shop-Chai program

The third phase of the “Chim-Shop-Chai” (Eat-Shop-Spend) program has a special quota of 500,000 reserved for elderly people, in...

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Forest Dept. chief misled into approving the felling of healthy trees on road in Phang-nga

The Royal Forest Department has ordered a fact-finding investigation into how 11 healthy, decades-old Yang Na trees, along a...

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MP Ms. Pareena not qualified to rent land in Ratchaburi province

Palang Pracharat MP for Ratchaburi province, Ms. Pareena Kraikupt, will have to cede to the state the 102 hectares...

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Thanathorn files malfeasance charge against Election Commission

A malfeasance charge was filed today with the Criminal Court for Corruption Cases, by Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, against the seven...

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House Speaker warned of legal action if he enforces new House committee rule

House Speaker Chuan Leekpai was today warned that he might face a legal action for interference in the duties...

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Protesters build a fire outside the Hong Kong Polytechnic University during clashes with the police in Hong Kong on...

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Photo of the day

Protestors clash with police outside the Polytechnic University of Hong Kong in Hung Hom district of Hong Kong on...

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Photo of the day

Protesters throw Molotov cocktails at the police who use water canon outside the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in Hong...

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Thanathorn’s Political Future

Thanathorn’s political future will be decided on Nov 20. #ThaiPBSWorld

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Hong Kong police officer hit by arrow as protesters dig in at campus

A police officer was struck by an arrow fired by a Hong Kong protester on Sunday, as fierce clashes raged around...

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Libong Island’s whale shark may have died from cardiac arrest

A whale shark, which was found dead in the sea near Libong Island of Thailand’s southern coastal province of...

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Business General News

Most people expect PM to address economic problems

Most respondents to an opinion poll have high expectations that Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha will take relief measures to...

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HK protesters unleash stash of petrol bombs; Chinese soldiers clear roads

HONG KONG (REUTERS) – Fires blazed on the doorstep of a Hong Kong university into the early hours of...

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Popemobile and Holy Chalice to be two highlights of Pope Francis’s visit to Thailand next week

Pope Francis will travel in a locally-produced the open-top “Popemobile” during his visit to Thailand from November 20th to...

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Sky lanterns – Very beautiful, very dangerous.

As Loy Krathong festival passes for another year, once again there have been many reports of sky lanterns causing...

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NACC finds Sino-Thai executives and Nakhon Si Thammarat officials took a 20 million baht bribe

Four officials in Nakhon Si Thammarat and two senior executives of Sino-Thai Engineering & Construction Company have been faulted...

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Cabinet endorses 3rd phase of Chim-Shop-Chai scheme

The cabinet has approved the third phase of the Chim-Shop-Chai (Eat-Shop-Spend) scheme, with some changes to the subscription method...

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Chulalongkorn U allows transgender students to wear female uniform

It was a dream come true for Ince Jirapat, a transgender student at Chulalongkorn University’s Faculty of Education, when...

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Chaiwat detained after he and 3 other suspects refuse bail

Former Kaeng Krachan national park chief Chaiwat Limlikhit-akson and the three fellow suspects have been detained after four hours...

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Arrest warrants for officials suspected of evidence tampering in activist Billy’s disappearance

The Department of Special Investigation (DSI) is expected to seek an arrest warrant for suspects allegedly involved in witness...

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Fossil of 11th species of dinosaur found recently in NE Thailand

Thailand’s Mineral Resources Department will hold a news conference on Tuesday to announce the unearthing of fossilized bones believed...

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Korat police officer in Krathong copyright controversy transferred

A police superintendent in Thailand’s north-eastern province of Nakhon Ratchasima has been temporarily transferred for his involvement in a...

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Exiled Cambodian opposition figurehead arrives in Malaysia

Cambodia’s exiled opposition figurehead Sam Rainsy arrived in Malaysia Saturday as he sought to return home to rally his supporters against...

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Australia bushfires leave three dead, at least 150 homes lost

Catastrophic bushfires in eastern Australia have killed at least three people and forced thousands from their homes, with the...

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Six suspects detained in Yala and Pattani for questioning

More than 200 troops and policemen searched 19 locations in the southern border provinces of Yala and Pattani late...

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Business News

Thailand’s ECI for the third quarter is expected to decline further

Thailand’s household economic condition index (ECI) for the third quarter of this year is likely to drop further due...

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Nakri develops into typhoon as it heads towards Vietnam

Tropical storm Nakri has strengthened to Category 5 storm, typhoon strength, as it moves across the South China Sea...

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General International News World

Escape tunnel underneath Berlin Wall opens to public

BERLIN (AP) — An escape tunnel underneath the Berlin Wall opened to the public on Thursday for the first...

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Thailand falls in English proficiency index: What’s wrong with Thai education system?

Thailand’s English proficiency ranking among non-native English speaking countries has dropped for the third consecutive year to 74th out...

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Asean Asean Summit 2019 News

PM refuses ex-Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy entry into Thailand

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has made clear that Cambodia’s former opposition leader Sam Rainsy will be refused entry...

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Business News

Fiscal Policy Office cuts policy rate to 1.25% to boost declining economy

The Fiscal Policy Office of the Bank of Thailand voted 5:2 on Tuesday to slash the benchmark policy rate...

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International Video

Silver Spitfire – The Longest Flight : A big inspiration for future aviation

The Silver Spitfire, a British single-seat fighter aircraft, which played a pivotal role in WWII, landed in Thailand on...

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NHRC condemns insurgent attack on Yala defence volunteer outpost

The National Human Rights Commission today issued a statement condemning southern insurgents for their brutal attack on a village...

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General News

Another weather depression heads toward Vietnam

Another depression was reported over the central part of South China Sea this morning (Tuesday) and it is moving...

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Asean Asean Summit 2019 News World

ASEAN believes RCEP makes tremendous progress despite India’s absence

Even though India is not yet on board the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), ASEAN leaders believe that they...

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RCEP deal hits snag but expected to be concluded next year

Concern, by India, over the prospect of cheap and mass-produced Chinese products flooding the Indian market has stalled plans...

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Business News

Revenue Dept. uses ‘carrot and stick’ to encourage dodgers to pay taxes

Thailand’s Revenue Department is employing a ‘carrot and stick’ approach to persuade about three million income-earners and about 140,000...

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Asean Summit 2019 Video

ASEAN Waste Crisis Episode 6

Khun Winittha Jitkree will take the audience to small communities, in and around Manila, to see how they turn...

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The commemoration of Thai-Muslim veterans who were lost in the Korean War

The Thai-Korean War Veterans Association, under the Royal Patronage of His Majesty the King, has come to the Haroon...

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