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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Highlights of the week

Can Abhisit find tightrope to walk?

What Abhisit Vejjajiva said just before the year-end and mercurial Chuwit Kamolvisit’s response to it might combine to give...

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PTT  evacuating some staff from offshore oil rigs ahead of arrival of tropical storm Pa Buk

PTT Exploration and Production Company has started evacuating some of its staff working on the oil rigs in the...

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Coronation ceremony to be held during May 4-6

The coronation ceremony for His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn is set to be held during May 4-6, the Royal...

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Supreme Court president promises no delayed justice

The Supreme Court president has promised that all cases referred to the Supreme Court will be wrapped up and...

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Road death toll for four days climbs to 236

Another 51 people died in road accidents on Sunday, bringing the death toll for four days of the New...

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Tight security in Hat Yai ahead of New Year’s countdown 

Top-level security has been imposed in the southern commercial district of Hat Yai ahead of the New Year’s countdown...

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Kanchanaburi jolted by 4.9 magnitude quake Sunday night

A 4.9 magnitude earthquake jolted the western province of Kanchanaburi on Sunday night, but no casualties or damages were...

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HM the King issues New Year’s greeting card to express well wishes to Thais

His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn has issued a New Year’s greeting card expressing his well wishes to the Thai...

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Poll shows people happy with government’s performance, in favour of Prayut’s return as PM

Thirty-nine percent of more than 2,000 respondents in the latest opinion poll are satisfied with the performance of the...

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Gen Prem advises PM Prayut to treat critics as friends

Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha led members of his Cabinet and military top brass for a ritual New Year’s...

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Asean General News

Indonesia hikes danger level for deadly tsunami volcano

Indonesia on Thursday raised the danger alert level for an erupting volcano that sparked a killer tsunami at the...

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Security alert in Songkhla after three more bombs found 

A security red alert was declared today in the southern province of Songkhla,  especially in Hat Yai commercial district...

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Gen Prawit cleared of wrongdoings over the expensive wristwatch controversy

Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan has been cleared of any wrongdoings after the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) ruled today...

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EC sets campaign spending limits for parties and candidates

The Election Commission has finally decided to set the limits of campaign spending for political parties and individual candidates...

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NACC postpones decision on Gen Prawit’s wristwatch controversy until Thursday

National Anti-Corruption Commission secretary-general Worawit Sookboon was on Wednesday evening booed by a large group of reporters who were...

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Cabinet approves same-sex cohabitation bill

In a landmark decision, the cabinet on Tuesday approved a bill that seeks to legalize the cohabitation of intersex...

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Indonesian rescuers struggle against heavy rain to reach tsunami-hit villages

SUMUR, Indonesia (Reuters) – Indonesian rescue teams on Wednesday struggled to reach remote areas on the western coast of...

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More loans planned for One Million Housing Units project

The Finance Ministry has ordered the Government Housing Bank to increase the limit of housing loans initially set at...

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NLA passes marijuana legalization bill

The National Legislative Assembly on Tuesday passed into law a bill that seeks to legalize the possession and use...

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Asean Highlight News

Indonesian rescuers use drones, sniffer dogs as tsunami death toll tops 400

LABUAN, Indonesia (Reuters) – Indonesian rescuers on Tuesday used drones and sniffer dogs to search for survivors along the...

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Motorists involved in road accidents during New Year will undergo blood tests for alcohol

All motorists and motorcyclists involved in road accidents during the New Year’s festival from December 27 to January 2...

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Missing Myanmar boy found dead in sugarcane plantation

The two-year-old Myanmar boy whose disappearance in a sugar cane plantation in the central province of Suphan Buri on...

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25 parties sign MoU pledging free and fair election

Twenty-five political parties, including the Democrat and Pheu Thai, signed a memorandum of understanding today, pledging to strictly follow...

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BMA and TAT deny participating in Palang Pracharat’s fund-raising 

A fallout from the pro-government Palang Pracharat’s fund-raising banquet on Wednesday night has caused uneasiness for Bangkok Metropolitan Administration...

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EC to look into Palang Pracharat’s controversial fund-raising 

The Election Commission has promised to look into the pro-junta Palang Pracharat’s much-celebrated fund raising on Wednesday night to...

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Crucial skills for the future

Data science, analytical and critical thinking skills and working in teams; why these skills play pivotal roles in working...

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Business News

Business operators’ confidence index for November highest in 66 months

Business operators’ confidence index for the month of November peaked to 93.9 points from 92.6 points in October, representing...

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Business News

AOT board gives go-ahead for second passenger’s terminal at Suvarnabhumi airport

The board of directors of Airports of Thailand (AOT) has given the greenlight for the construction of the second...

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Palang Pracharat raises 650 million baht in fund-raising banquet

The pro-military Palang Pracharat party has raised an estimated 650 million baht – 50 million baht more than initial...

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HM the Queen in hospital for physical checkup

Her Majesty Queen Sirikit was admitted to Chulalongkorn Hospital on Wednesday for general physical checkup, the Bureau of the...

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EC welcomes international observers to monitor election

The Election Commission has made clear it does not object to having international observers monitor the forthcoming election on...

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Elon Musk bores tunnel to revolutionize city driving

Elon Musk on Tuesday took a break from futuristic electric cars and private space travel to unveil a low-cost...

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Central bank ups policy rate to 1.75 — first time in 7 years

For the first time in seven years, the Bank of Thailand on Wednesday increased its policy rate by 25...

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Palang Pracharat party expects to raise 600 million baht from fund-raising dinner

The pro-military Palang Pracharat party is expected to raise about 600 million baht from a grand fund-raising dinner called...

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