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Affected tour operators see priority in Thai-Chinese relations

Though a drastic drop in Chinese tourists to Thailand as a result of the coronavirus outbreak means a fall...

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Coronavirus Outbreak Update General News

Thais stuck in Wuhan to be flown home by February 4

Thai citizens, including students, stranded in the Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicentre of novel coronavirus outbreak, will be...

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General News

Thailand to charter commercial flight to evacuate Thai people from Wuhan

The Thai government has decided to charter an aircraft from a commercial airline, rather than a military transport plane,...

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Around Thailand Food, Travel and Lifestyle

Japanese long-stayers in Chiang Mai

Many retirees around the world dream about living their life in other countries, and Thailand is one of the...

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Coronavirus Outbreak Update General News

PM to inspect officials health screening passengers at Suvarnabhumi airport

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha will tour Suvarnabhumi international airport on Wednesday to observe officials screening passengers arriving from China,...

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Business News

Government mulls new economic stimuli to be rolled out in February

The Thai Government is set to roll out a new economic stimulus package, including another phase of the Chim-Shop-Chai...

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Six new coronavirus cases confirmed in Thailand, all hospitalised

Six additional cases of novel coronavirus 2019 infection in Thailand have been confirmed by the Ministry of Public Health,...

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Food, Travel and Lifestyle Video

Story of Japanese long-stayers in Chiang Mai

A lot of retirees plan to live in other countries, and Thailand is one of the best destinations for...

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Asean Quotes of the week

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Asean General News

Top UN court orders Myanmar to prevent Rohingya genocide

The UN’s highest court ordered Myanmar on Thursday to do everything in its power to prevent the alleged genocide...

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General News

Thai Air Asia suspends all flights to Wuhan to prevent spread of coronavirus

Thai Airways International and Thai Air Asia have separately taken steps to prevent the spread of coronavirus pneumonia through...

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News Politics

Thai Parliament to recess on Feb 29th

After opening on November 1st last year, the Thai parliament is due to go into recess on February 29th....

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Environment General News

Farmers burning sugarcane face additional fees for milling their crop

Sugarcane growers, who burn their crops before harvesting, will be charged 30 baht/tonne for the burnt sugarcane delivered to...

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Highlight News Politics

Government considers Plan B due to delays of budget disbursement

The Thai government’s economic team has been tasked, by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, to work out a Plan B...

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Highlights of the week

Will there be more twists in gold shop killings?

Everyone following one of the most brutal and deadliest robberies in recent Thai history was expecting anything but what...

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General News

“I only meant to shoot to frighten”

During a press conference at the police headquarters in Bangkok this morning, the media were allowed to pose questions...

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Highlight News Politics

Opposition parties to ask NACC to probe Thailand’s Prime Minister

Seven opposition parties are to demand that the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) investigate Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha for allegedly...

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News Politics

Amnesty Int. demands Thai government end persecution of Future Forward

Amnesty International has called on the Thai government to cease its persecution and legal intimidation of the Future Forward...

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News Politics

Future Forward core figures meet at party HQ awaiting court verdict

All core members and MPs of the Future Forward party will gather at the party’s head office in the...

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General News

1 drowns, 4 missing after boat capsizes on Sirikit reservoir

One passenger drowned and four others remain missing after their boat hit a submerged tree stump and capsized on...

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Asean News Politics

Myanmar, China sign dozens of BRI-related projects, cooperation deals

YANGON—Myanmar and China signed a total of 33 memorandums of understanding (MOUs), agreements, exchange letters and protocols during Chinese...

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Environment General News

Exhaust and no wind blamed for Bangkok’s worsening air quality

Vehicular exhaust, accumulated since Friday evening when traffic was the worst of the week, compounded by a temperature inversion...

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News Politics

Piyabutr urges members to switch to new party if Future Forward disbanded

Future Forward secretary-general Piyabutr Saengkanokkul has urged the party’s 60,000 members to switch to a new party to be...

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News Politics

Pheu Thai leader dismisses rumour of bribe to spare transport minister in censure debate

Pheu Thai party leader Sompong Amornvivat has quashed a rumour that key members of the party have been promised...

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Environment General News

Mon Jam resort operators defy order to suspend operations

Resort operators at Doi Mon Jam, in Chiang Mai’s Mae Rim district, are defying an order, issued by the...

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Asean General Highlight News World

China and Myanmar ‘stand together’ despite Rohingya backlash

China and Myanmar are set to ink mammoth infrastructure deals following a meeting on Saturday between President Xi Jinping...

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Business Environment Food, Travel and Lifestyle News

Thailand’s “agriculture 4.0” – a dream come true?

Suwit Traichok, a 60-year-old melon producer, was the pioneer of Thailand’s young smart farmers. Despite having a promising career...

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Asean International News World

Embassy protest plan banned as President Xi meets Myanmar leaders

YANGON (Reuters) – Myanmar authorities have rejected a plan by a group of protestors to rally in front of...

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News Politics

Piyabutr warns of serious consequences if Future Forward is dissolved

Future Forward secretary-general Piyabutr Saengkanokkul is confident that his party will not be dissolved by the Constitutional Court and...

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General News

Nine illegal trash trucks caught using City Hall’s incinerator

Bangkok governor Aswin Kwanmuang led city officials and police to prevent nine garbage trucks from Samut Sakhon province illegally...

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Thanathorn invites supporters to his “final” political rally at Thammasat U on Saturday

Embattled Future Forward party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit has invited his supporters and members of the public to attend the...

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General News

Brackish tap water threatens flora in Government House compound

Brackish tap water, caused by the intrusion of seawater into the Chao Phraya River, is threatening some of the...

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Highlight News Politics

Korn says he is setting up new political party

Former finance minister Korn Chatikavanij, who resigned from the Democrat Party on Wednesday, admitted Thursday night that he is...

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News Politics

Flare-up at meeting of House Anti-Corruption and Misconduct Committee

A heated argument erupted, at a meeting of the House Anti-Corruption and Misconduct Committee this afternoon, between the committee...

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News Politics

Another Democrat quits to join Korn in forming a new party

Former Democrat PM for Bangkok, Attawit Suwanpakdee, has quit the Democrat party, effective today, to join another former Democrat...

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General News

Tourist attacked by a small shark near beach in Phang-nga

A tourist was attacked by a shark, believed to be a small bull shark, as he was swimming in...

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General News

Driving at under 90kph in the right lane of highways may become an offence

Motorists who use the right lane of a highway, with more than four traffic lanes, and drive at a...

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General Highlight News

Thailand’s first case of New Coronavirus Pneumonia detected in Chinese tourist

Thailand’s Public Health Ministry today announced the first case of New Coronavirus Pneumonia in the country, but assured the...

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International News Politics Video World

Iran — under sanctions

“Off the Grid” of TRTWORLD gained rare access to Iran and talked to people inside and outside the capital...

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International News Politics Video World

How US, Iran arrive at “no peace, no war” relationship

Thai PBS World talk to Dr. Srawut Aree, Director of Muslim Studies Center, Institute of Asian Studies Chulalongkorn University...

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National Children’s Day

National Children’s Day celebration at Thai PBS

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National Children’s Day

National Children’s Day celebration at Thai PBS

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National Children’s Day

National Children’s Day celebration at Thai PBS

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National Children’s Day

National Children’s Day celebration at Thai PBS

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Children's day gallery

National Children’s Day

National Children’s Day celebration at Thai PBS

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Children's day gallery

National Children’s Day

National Children’s Day celebration at Thai PBS

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Children's day gallery

National Children’s Day

National Children’s Day celebration at Thai PBS

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Children's day gallery

National Children’s Day

National Children’s Day celebration at Thai PBS

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News Politics

Thanathorn plus 4 acknowledge charges relating Pathumwan skywalk protest

Future Forward party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit and four others reported to Pathum district police today (Friday), to acknowledge charges...

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Highlight News Politics

Parliamentary whips to decide on extension of budget debate

Parliamentary whips from both sides are expected to continue discussing the Opposition’s proposal for an extension, into next week,...

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Highlight News Politics

Thailand’s FM Don in hot water over claim of US tipoff about Baghdad drone attack

Thailand’s Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai has come under heavy criticism for his public claim on Tuesday that the United...

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International News Video World

Why is there tension between US and Iran?

Tensions between the US and Iran have escalated dramatically after Qassem Soleimani, the top Iranian military commander, was killed...

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Environment General News

Water diverted from Tha Chine to Chao Phraya River to flush out seawater

The Royal Irrigation Department has started diverting water from the Tha Chine River, in Nakhon Pathom province, into the...

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General Highlight News

Autopsy shows rare Omura whale’s death caused by humans

Human activity has been blamed for the death of a rare Omura whale, which was recently washed ashore on...

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Highlight News Politics

“Run against Dictatorship” organizers invite PM and ministers to join in

The organizing committee of the “Wing Lai Loong” (Run against Dictatorship) event, scheduled for this Sunday at the Rodfai...

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Highlight News Politics World

Thailand urges parties in US-Iran conflict to exercise extreme restraint

The Thai government has called on all parties in the intensifying US-Iran not to escalate the situation. In a...

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Environment General News

High tides this week threaten tap water quality in Bangkok and suburbs

Tides are forecast to peak between January 8th and 15th, which may increase the salinity of tap water in...

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General Highlight News Politics

PM urges all Thais to stop “bickering” and help build the country instead

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has appealed to all Thais, regardless of their political differences and affiliations, to stop bickering...

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Business News

Investors rush to buy gold due to intensifying US-Iran situation

Investors are buying gold in short-term speculation that gold prices will rise further, due to the escalation of tensions...

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Business General News

Energy Ministry opens ‘war room’ to handle possible oil supply disruptions

Thailand’s Ministry of Energy has opened a ‘war room’ ahead of any escalation in tensions between the US and...

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General News

General Surayud named president of Privy Council

His Majesty the King of Thailand has appointed privy councillor General Surayud Chulanont as president of the Council. The...

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Environment General News

Thieves steal eggs from rare leatherback turtle nest in Phang-nga

Late Friday night or early this morning, thieves stole most of the eggs from the nest of a rare...

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News World

Iraq PM attends mourning for commanders killed in US strike

Iraq’s prime minister attended a mourning procession in Baghdad on Saturday for Iranian commander Qasem Soleimani and Iraqi paramilitary...

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Environment General News World

Shock, fear and sadness grip Australia’s ‘bushfire refugees’

Thousands of Australians forced from their homes by rampaging bushfires now find themselves stuck in makeshift camps, fearful for...

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Highlight Highlights of the week News Politics

For decades, charter amendment has revolved around one thing

Over the past few days, three prominent political figures talked about proposed constitutional amendment. They may disagree on the...

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Highlight News World

US killing catapults Iraq back to aftermath of 2003 invasion

Iraqi factions threatening to oust US troops, officials denouncing American “violations” and fears of a new Gulf war: a...

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Charter court dismisses case against six opposition MPs

Thailand’s Constitutional Court has dismissed a complaint, by 61 Palang Pracharat MPs, demanding six opposition MPs be stripped of...

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Environment General News

Bamboo food containers sell like hot cakes at Sri Nan national park

Bamboo cups, plates and trays, offered on a trial basis to visitors to Sri Nan national park in Thailand’s...

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Highlight News Politics

PM asks Opposition to focus censure debate on current government

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has warned the Opposition not to censure the performance of his previous administration and to...

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International World

Let’s see how people in other countries celebrated the arrival of 2020

Let’s see how people in other countries around the world celebrate the arrival of a new decade in 2020....

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General Highlight News Politics

PM promises to devote himself to the country and people

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has promised to dedicate every hour of his time to the good of the country...

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Around Thailand Video

Saying prayers on New Year’s Eve

New Year prayers are a tradition. Thai Buddhists gather at temples to pray and meditate together and, on New...

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General News

Saying prayers on New Year’s Eve

In Thailand, the saying of prayers on New Year’s Eve is a tradition started by Somdet Phra Putthajarn Kiew...

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Business

Why Halal has become big business

Many people think that Halal are Islamic requirements related to food, but Halal covers much more than that. Halal...

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Highlight News Sport

Football racism inquiry call after Spurs-Chelsea clash halted

The Professional Footballers’ Association called for a government inquiry into racism in football after Chelsea’s 2-0 Premier League win...

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General Highlight News

DSI to charge ex-Kaeng Krachan park chief over Billy’s disappearance

The Department of Special Investigation is expected to file criminal charges, against the former chief of Kaeng Krachan national...

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General News

Rare Omura’s whale sighted near Similan Islands, Phang-nga province

An Omura’s whale (Balaenoptera omurai), a rare and little known whale species, has been sighted by a Thai tour...

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Highlight News Politics

Future Forward’s call for inquiry into “Illuminati Case” rejected by charter court

Thailand’s Constitutional Court has rejected the Future Forward party’s petition for an inquiry to be held into a sedition...

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General News

4 killed and 40 injured in mountain road bus accident

Four Thai tourists were killed and about 40 others injured on Sunday night when their tour bus plunged into...

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Business News

The festive season may not be that merry due to low spending

The 2020 holiday season may not be all that merry for businesses as Thais are expected to spend less...

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General News

National Parks Department to distribute ‘passports’ to promote eco-tourism

The Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation plans to distribute one million ‘Green Heart passports’ to tourists...

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Highlight News Politics

Palang Pracharat changes party logo and strengthens executive committee

The Palang Pracharat party has elected 17 new executives, increasing the executive committee membership to 34. Before the secret...

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News Politics

By-election campaigning underway in Khon Kaen’s Constituency 7

Palang Pracharat and the opposition Pheu Thai parties held their latest election campaign rallies in Constituency 7 of Thailand’s...

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General News

16 Singaporeans injured in road accident in Sing Buri

Sixteen Singaporean tourists were injured, five of them seriously, when their tour bus skidded off a road in Muang...

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General News

Severity of drought next year likely to equal that of 2015-16 in Thailand

Thailand is at risk of a drought like that in 2015 and 2016, while the volume of rainfall, from...

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General News

Consumer Foundation asks Administrative Court to suspend toll increase

The Foundation for Consumers has asked the Administrative Court to put on hold the plan by Don Muang Toll-way...

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Highlight Highlights of the week

Thanathorn arrives at crossroads sooner than expected

The Skywalk protest is most likely the point of no return. It’s where Future Forward leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit effectively...

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Highlight News Politics

Army chief accuses some of creating a ‘proxy crisis’ in Thailand

The current political situation in Thailand has the appearance of a ‘proxy crisis’, created by elements using others to...

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News Politics

Chuan rebukes MP involved in planning parliament gay kiss stunt

House Speaker Chuan Leekpai has reprimanded a member of the House Committee on the Affairs of Children, Youth, Women,...

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General News

Consumer Protection Board opposes toll fee increase

The Consumer Protection Board has voiced its objection to Don Muang Toll Way Company’s plan to increase the toll...

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General News

Phra Nangklao Hospital opens first medical cannabis clinic

The Phra Nangklao Hospital, which is under the supervision of the Ministry of Public Health, opened its first medical...

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General Highlight News

High school class closed for a week after fatal shooting

A class at a high school in Nonthaburi province, near Bangkok, has been suspended until December 23rd after a...

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Quotes of the week

Quote of the week

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Quotes of the week

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Quotes of the week

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News Politics

Srisuwan to ask EC to investigate Future Forward party over protest rally

Political activist Srisuwan Janya will file a complaint with the Election Commission (EC) tomorrow (Wednesday) demanding an investigation into...

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General Highlight News Politics

PM complains of fake news about his wife’s religion

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has complained about the spread of fake news on social media, one item of which...

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Asean News

Myanmar seizes boat carrying 173 Rohingya Muslims – military spokesman

YANGON (Reuters) – Myanmar authorities detained 173 ethnic Rohingya aboard a boat off the southern coast, authorities said on...

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General Highlight News

Family of Thai woman thought abducted by North Korea encouraged by Japanese response

The nephew of a Thai woman, believed to have been kidnapped and held captive in North Korea 42 years...

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