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Princess Ubolratana says she is now ordinary citizen wanting to bring prosperity to country

Princess Ubolratana clarified today that she has already relinquished all her Royal titles to become an ordinary Thai citizen...

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Election Commission urged to reject Thai Raksa Chart’s nomination of Princess Ubolratana

The People’s Reform party, which openly supports Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha’s return as prime minister after the election,  has urged...

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Thailand urged to probe suspected abduction of Vietnamese journalist in Bangkok

Amnesty International Thailand has urged Thai authorities to investigate the suspected abduction in Bangkok of a Vietnamese journalist, a...

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23 Chinese tourists safely rescued after speed boat hits submerged reef and sinks off Koh Samet

Twenty-one Chinese tourists escaped unhurt but two suffered inhaling sea water after a speed boat in which they were...

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Princess Chulabhorn has spinal inflammation and cataracts

Her Royal Highness Princess Chulabhorn has been diagnosed with a spinal inflammation and blurred vision caused by cataracts, the...

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“Yes” or “no”, Gen Prayut says he will decide by 9-10am Friday

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said today he would finalize his decision about whether he would accept the Palang...

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One killed and four injured in chemical explosion in Suvarnabhumi airport’s car park

One person was killed and four others injured in a chemical explosion in a car park at Bangkok’s Suvarnbhumi...

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Trump says to meet North Korea’s Kim in Vietnam in late February

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would hold his second meeting with North Korean leader...

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Bangkok governor warns misplaced campaign posters will be removed

Election candidates are warned to install their campaign posters at locations designated by the Election Commission, otherwise they may...

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News Politics

“Swing parties” might, just might, be swung by voters

In an ideal world where political horse-trading is far less influential, voters can effectively assert what they want on...

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Around Thailand General News

Thailand proposes third country option for jailed Bahraini footballer

Australia and Bahrain should hold talks to resolve the case of jailed Bahraini footballer Hakeem al-Arabi by having him...

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Gen Prayut vows to stay on as PM, receives Palang Pracharat’s invitation 

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha received a formal invitation from the pro-junta Palang Pracharat party to be its prime ministerial...

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General News

PM asks for cooperation in reducing number of diesel-powered vehicles on streets

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha today sought assistance from the owners of diesel powered private cars asking them to...

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Palang Pracharat to finally invite Gen Prayut to be its PM candidate Friday

The pro-junta Palang Pracharat party will tomorrow afternoon extend a formal invitation to Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha to be...

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PM claims wristwatch scandal not cause of Thailand’s downgrading in corruption index

Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha this morning claimed that Thailand’s drop in Transparency International’s Corruption Perception Index rankings has...

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All schools in Bangkok closed as smog problem worsens

The Ministry of Education has ordered all schools in Bangkok closed for two days starting Thursday as smog condition...

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PM candidate list in 2019 election

Thai PBS world daily 29 Jan 2019

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PM threatens to enforce odd-even number driving rule if other efforts to tackle smog fail

Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha warned this morning that he might be forced to introduce the odd-even number rule for motorists...

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Business General News

May wins mandate to reopen Brexit deal but EU says no changes

British Prime Minister Theresa May won a few weeks to salvage a Brexit deal but headed toward a clash...

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Business General News

Japan’s Nikkei: Ghosn says arrest due to plot within Nissan

TOKYO (AP) — The Japanese business daily Nikkei reported Wednesday that Nissan’s former chairman Carlos Ghosn, in his first...

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Somkid will be ready when called upon

Spareparts are usually unseen, but if you happen to need them you are glad you have them. Somkid Jatusripitak...

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Prayut rules out cabinet reshuffle, says will return to power only through election

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said today there will be no cabinet reshuffle following the resignations of four ministers who...

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General News

IOC joins FIFA to urge Thai government to send Bahrani footballer to Australia

The International Olympic Committee has joined FIFA and other supporters of former Bahraini national footballer Hakeem Al-Araibi in demanding...

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Huge crowd pay last respect to late Luang Phor Koon ahead of royally-sponsored cremation Tuesday

Tens of thousands of worshippers have been flocking to the northeastern province of Khon Kaen over the past few...

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Smog problem eases in and around Bangkok with only 12 affected areas

Thanks to better air circulation and morning breeze, smog condition in and around Bangkok has improved considerably with only...

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General News Tham Luang Rescue Operation

Australian cave divers Harris and Challen honored Australian of the Year 

Two Australian cave divers who helped in the dramatic rescue of the 12 Wild Boar footballers and their football...

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EC chairman admits poll results may not  be announced  by May 9

The Election Commission is not certain that it will be able to announce the election results within May 9...

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Somkid will be one of Palang Pracharat’s prime ministerial candidates

Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak will be one of the three prime ministerial candidates of the pro-Prayut Palang Pracharat...

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Palang Pracharat party unveils ambitious policies, yet to approach Gen Prayut

The Palang Pracharat Party which supports Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha’s return as prime minister today unveiled its ambitious so-called “7-7-7”...

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Malaysian royals elect new king after surprise abdication

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Members of Malaysia’s royal families today elected Sultan Abdullah Ahmad Shah of the central state...

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General News

South Korean suspect claims he was forced to witness murder of colleague

A South Korean computer programmer turned himself in to Crime Suppression Division police early this morning allegedly in connection...

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Prayut and Palang Pracharat: Who’s impeding whom?

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha is approaching a crossroads. By early next month, he will have to make his intention...

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Thailand to have election on March 24

The Election Commission has set Sunday, March 24 as the date for the long-awaited general election. The commission made...

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What you need to know about Election 2019: Election of MPs

Thai PBS world daily 22 Jan 2019

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Officials seized 1,666 black bear claws from bus in Ayutthaya

Police and forest officials have seized 1,666 Asia black bear claws and arrested four men, including a Vietnamese and...

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“Red zones” declared in seven worst-affected areas in Bangkok and Samut Sakhon 

Seven areas in Bangkok and neighboring province of Samut Sakhon have been declared  “red zones”  after the amount of...

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PM says perpetrators want to “internationalize” southern conflict to provoke outside intervention

The recent escalation of violence in the deep South  by armed militants was an attempt to “internationalize” the conflict...

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World’s 26 richest own same wealth as poorest half of humanity: Oxfam

DAVOS, SWITZERLAND (AFP) – The world’s 26 richest people own the same wealth as the poorest half of humanity,...

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Over 4,000 people attend bathing rite for monks killed in Narathiwat armed assault 

About 4,000 villagers and Buddhist disciples, including more than 300 monks from several temples in the southern provinces and...

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Slight improvement in air quality in and around Bangkok today

Air quality in and around Bangkok this morning slightly improved to moderate level, with only two traffic-congested roadside areas...

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Attack that killed four monks at Narathiwat temple draws widespread condemnations

Condemnations have poured in over an armed attack on a Buddhist temple in Narathiwat province Friday night which killed...

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General News World

Trump, Kim to meet anew in February after N.Korean visits White House

President Donald Trump will meet for the second time with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in February, the...

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4 monks killed in attack on Buddhist temple  in Narathiwat 

A group of armed men stormed a Buddhist temple in Su-ngai Padi district of the southernmost province of Narathiwat...

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Two cops sustain serious injuries in roadside bomb blast

Two policemen were seriously injured in a roadside bomb explosion in a village in Nong Chik district of the...

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SEC imposes hefty fine on Prasert Prasarttong-Osoth and 2 associates for shares manipulation

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has decided to slap a 499.95 million baht fine on billionaire businessman Dr...

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General News

More immediate steps taken to reduce dust particles as health-threatening air pollution persists

As air pollution in and around Bangkok appears to have spread to areas previously unaffected, the government has decided...

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March 24 “most suitable date” for election: Wissanu

Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam hinted today that the much-awaited election could be held on March 24. He described...

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DSI to increase reward for information about a Japanese murder case 11 years ago

The Department of Special Investigation will consider increasing the reward for information which could provide a clue to resolving...

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Kenyan forces kill militants who stormed Nairobi hotel

NAIROBI – Kenyan security forces have “eliminated” the militants who stormed an upscale hotel compound of the Bangkok-based Dusit...

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Prolonged air pollution can cause economic loss up to 6 billion baht 

The ongoing air pollution problem caused mainly by excessive amount of PM2.5 dust particles in and around Bangkok can...

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PM orders more cloud-seeding operation to further ease air pollution

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has ordered artificial rain-making operations to be continued for another period of time after the...

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Army Chief Gen Apirat to pro-election activists: Don’t cross the line

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Prayut insists election will be definitely held by May 9

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha reaffirmed today that the much-awaited election will definitely be held by  May 9 but gave...

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General News

Talks planned with oil refineries to upgrade quality of diesel to deal with pollution

In yet another attempt to ease the health hazards posed by PM2.5 dust particles, the Energy Business Department plans...

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Prime Minister May faces defeat in Brexit vote

LONDON (AFP)   — British Prime Minister Theresa May is facing defeat over her Brexit deal when MPs vote later...

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Army chief Gen Apirat to pro-election activists: Don’t cross the line

Army Commander-in-Chief Gen Apirat Kongsompong today warned political activists campaigning against an election postponement “not to cross the line”....

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Coming to Canada ‘worth the risk,’ says Saudi teen refugee

TORONTO (Reuters) – Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun plans to pursue an education, get a job and “live a normal life”...

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Cloud seeding results in brief rain over parts of Bangkok 

A cloud-seeding operation by the Royal Rain-making and Agricultural Aviation Department this morning brought about a brief rain over...

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Bangkokians scramble for N95 face masks to protect themselves against air pollution

The N95 face masks which are capable of screening PM2.5 dust particles are selling like hot cake as many...

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Air Force sends two planes to fight air pollution with water spraying

The Royal Thai Air Force has sent two transport planes from an airbase in the northern province of Phitsanuloke...

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Asean General News

Indonesia recovers second black box from Lion Air crash

The cockpit voice recorder from an Indonesian Lion Air jet that crashed in October has been recovered, officials said...

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Opponents of poll delay warn of bigger protest if no words on election date this Friday

The activist group pushing for an early election today threatened to escalate its campaign if the Election Commission fails...

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Poll shows Gen Prayut most suitable to be next PM

More than 85 percent of the respondents to an opinion poll agreed that General Prayut Chan-o-cha is most suitable...

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Greenpeace Thailand says Bangkok among cities with worst air quality

Bangkok is placed at the 9th spot of the world’s top 10 cities with the worst air quality, Greenpeace...

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Cloud seeding sought to help ease air pollution in and around City

The Royal Rain-making and Agricultural Aviation Department has been asked to be ready to carry out cloud seeding once...

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News World

Yellow Vest protesters clash with police in fresh Paris rallies

Officials have vowed zero tolerance for the violence that has marred the weekly protests since they began two months...

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Army chief claims opponents of election delay bent on creating troubles 

Army Commander-in-Chief General Apirat Kongsompong today accused those campaigning against an election delay of having a “one-track mind” and...

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Two militants killed in clash with security forces in Pattani

Two southern militants were shot dead while one paramilitary ranger and an 8-year-old girl were injured in a fierce...

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HM the King urges Thai children to learn and seek new knowledge

His Majesty the King has urged Thai children to strive for learning and seeking new knowledge, to have discipline...

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Saudi teenager leaves for Canada for asylum

Runaway Saudi teenager Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun left Thailand for Canada shortly before midnight on Friday, ending her weeklong bid...

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Business News World

Singapore, Vietnam reportedly shortlisted for second Trump-Kim summit

Singapore and Vietnam are likely to be shortlisted to host a second summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong...

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Poll shows quality education is Thai children’s most favored gift for Children’s Day

What Thai children and teenagers want most as a gift for the National Children’s Day  from the post-election government...

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Air quality in city and peripherals worsens again

One day after the air quality in and around Bangkok was declared safe, the Pollution Control Department blamed close...

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Australia FM visits Thailand amid Saudi asylum seeker saga

Australia’s foreign minister Marise Payne met her Thai counterpart Thursday, as her country appeared poised to offer to asylum...

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Four defence volunteers killed at school by militants disguising as army troopers

Disguising themselves as army troops, suspected militants surprised a unit of defence volunteers at a school in Yarang district...

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City Hall to introduce proper motorcycle taxi stops on street pavements

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration has come up with an idea to carve out spaces on pedestrian’s footpaths to accommodate...

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Suspect packages sent to diplomatic missions in Australia

Suspicious packages were sent to more than a dozen foreign embassies and consulates in major Australian cities on Wednesday...

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N. Korea’s Kim ends Beijing visit as Trump summit looms

Kim Jong Un’s train left Beijing on Wednesday after the North Korean leader visited his key ally on a...

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French woman and Chinese tourists drown in Koh Samui and Phuket

The body of a French woman was found floating in the sea off Thong Gate beach in the popular...

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Australia considering Saudi teen’s asylum bid

The Australian government said it would “carefully consider” the asylum claim of an 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled alleged...

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Business News

Rice warehouses and rice surveyors next in line to face the axe over controversial rice pledging scheme

The Public Warehouse Organization (PWO) has submitted to the Office of the Attorney-General (OAG) all the contracts related to...

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Security beef-up in Hat Yai following car bomb in nearby district

Security in the commercial district of Hat Yai, Songkhla, has been stepped up following a car bomb  in neighboring...

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Two Hungarians killed and a Japanese seriously injured in fatal collision in central Bangkok 

Two Hungarians were killed and a Japanese seriously injured in a road accident involving a passenger van and a...

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Thai rescue workers and fire trucks sent to help douse fire at a Cambodian office building near the Thai-Cambodian border

Fire trucks and rescue workers from Aranyaprathet border town were rushed into Cambodian town of Poipet on Monday night...

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Thai authorities will not deport Saudi teen who claims she is in danger

An 18-year-old Saudi girl who fled her family and barricaded herself inside a  hotel at  Suvarnabhumi airport to prevent...

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Malaysia’s king abdicates after two years on throne

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysia’s King Muhammad V abdicated on Sunday, the palace said, after two years on the...

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Motorists told to switch to public transport to help ease air pollution

The Pollution Control Department has pleaded with motorists in Bangkok to switch to public transports to help reduce car...

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Thailand says Saudi woman in asylum case to be sent back

A Saudi woman being held at Bangkok airport will be sent back Monday, Thai authorities said, after she made...

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Sea water sweeps ashore in Pak Panang District, Nakhon Si Thammarat as tropical storm Pa Buk makes a landfall

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News in brief 

Friday January 4, 2019 11.32 am : Thai PBS team reports from Krung Chin in Nop Pitum district, Nakhon...

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13 students and 4 teachers saved by firemen from burning school building

Thirteen students and four teachers of the famous Dhepsirin high school in Bangkok were trapped in a burning building...

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Weather bureau confirms Pa Buk to hit Nakhon Si Thammarat tonight

The Meteorological Department issued an announcement this morning confirming that tropical storm Pa Buk packed with 75 kph wind...

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Business News World

US team to visit China for trade talks Jan 7-8: Beijing

A US government delegation will visit China Monday and Tuesday for the first face-to-face talks since US President Donald...

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Nakhon Si Thammarat starts mass evacuation of people in six coastal districts

Mass evacuation has been ordered for people living in six coastal districts of Nakhon Si Thammarat where powerful tropical...

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Uncertainties shroud election date 

The possibility of the scheduled February 24 election being postponed by one month is looming after the government insists...

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Major tropical storm to revisit Ban Laem Taloompook after 57 years

Fifty-seven years after the deadly tropical storm Harriot struck Ban Laem Taloompook in Pak Phanang district of Nakhon Si...

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Suthep’s long and winding road

The Thai politics nowadays may be crawling with estranged allies. Sudarat Keyuraphan is said to have upset many in...

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Asean News

Surin Pitsuwan Foundation to promote education, diplomacy and human security

The eldest son of Surin Pitsuwan is setting up a foundation named after the late former ASEAN secretary general...

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Thai Raksa Chart party unveils economic policies

Thai Raksa Chart, a party recently formed to capitalize on young voters, has unveiled its four economic policies that...

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