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NACC breaks silence on GT200 investigation

The National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) broke its long silence about its probes into the procurement of the fake bomb...

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General

Gen Prawit orders help for boxing hero Somrak facing bankruptcy  

He was once one of Thailand’s most celebrated boxing heroes and, undoubtedly, one of the richest as well.  But...

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Business

No extension for the service of ageing passenger vans after September 30

All ageing passenger vans which are over ten years old will be put out of service starting October 1...

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General

Engineer given 10 years in prison for shooting dead student in road brawl 

An elderly former engineer who shot dead a 17-year-old student allegedly in a fit of anger following a road...

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Highlight

Administrative Court rejects tobacco companies’ appeal against graphic health warning

The Central Administrative Court has rejected an appeal of tobacco companies to revoke Public Health Ministry’s graphic health warning...

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Business

Credit bureau warns home loan bad debts continue to grow

The National Credit Bureau (NCB) today echoed concerns raised by the Bank of Thailand (BoT) over rising non-performing loans...

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Asean

Mahathir predicts Umno is going to collapse

Malaysian Prime Minisrer Mahathir Mohamad has predicted the collapse of Umno which is the backbone of the Barisan Nasional...

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Photo of the Day

Photo of the day

A general view shows residential and commercial buildings on Hong Kong island on September 27, 2018. Two of Hong...

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General

Company executive jailed 9 years for selling fraudulent GT200 devices to royal guards unit

The top executive of a company that supplied the controversial GT200 remote substance detectors worth altogether nine million baht...

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Business

9 billion baht fund to be sought from Central Fund to help small rubber farmers

The board of Rubber Authority of Thailand will ask for 9 billion baht from the government’s Central Fund to...

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General Tham Luang Rescue Operation

Untold story of rescue of 4 Thais trapped in Tham Luang cave by British divers

Scarcely anyone knew about the rescue of four Thais trapped in flooded Tham Luang cave by two British cave...

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Politics

PM Prayut loses his cool and hits back at Sanoh Thienthong

An infuriated Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha today hit back at veteran politician Sanoh Thienthong who had earlier cast...

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South Watch

PULO optimistic about new facilitator for peace talks with Thai authorities  

A Southern Thai separatist group is optimistic about the appointment of a controversial former inspector general of police of...

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General

Second life imprisonment for alleged Lao drug kingpin Xaysana Keopimpa

Alleged Laotian drug baron Xaysana Keopimpa who has a penchant for sports cars and links with some of Bangkok’s...

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Business

Ex-DSI chief Tarit acquitted in malfeasance case filed by Abhisit and Suthep

The Criminal Court on Tuesday acquitted former director-general of the Department of Special Investigation (DSI) Tarit Pengdit and four...

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General

PM fires Pattaya City mayor, appoints Sonthaya as his successor

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha today fired the Pattaya City mayor and replaced him with Sonthaya Khunplum, a political advisor...

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Politics

PM gives nod to Cabinet members to work with Palang Pracharath Party

Cabinet ministers are free to work with the Palang Pracharath party so long as it is not against the...

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Photo of the Day

Photo of the day

A plane flies in front of a full moon in Sydney on September 25, 2018.

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Highlight

Wissanu acknowledges Thaksin will walk free in Ratchadapisek land case

Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam admitted this morning that former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra will be spared the two-year...

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Business

Temple pagoda of Rama III era subsided, injuring 11 people

Eleven workers were injured, three of them seriously, after a historic pagoda under renovation at Wat Phrayatham Voraviharn in...

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General

Missing Briton and Thai wife found dead, buried in fruit orchard in Phrae

An elderly Englishman and his Thai wife who were reported to have gone missing mysteriously from their home in...

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Editor's Choice

4 whale sharks spotted near Koh Talu off Prachuab Khiri Khan

Four whale sharks have been sighted hunting for fish near Koh Talu, about three kilometres from the coast of...

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Business

Teak logs in new parliament building designed to convey  “Thai-ness”

The use of teak wood to decorate the interior of the new parliament building under construction is meant to...

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General

Police suspect Chinese tourist’s fatal plunge at waterfall in Hat Yai a foul play

Police are investigating the fatal plunge of a Chinese female tourist at a waterfall in Hat Yai district of...

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Politics

Ex-Democrat MP for Chon Buri quits party

A former MP of the Democrat Party representing the eastern province of Chon Buri has tendered his resignation from...

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Business

Government facing heat over use of teak wood to decorate new parliament building

Stop Global Warming  Association president Srisuwan Janya has threatened to lodge a lawsuit with the Central Administrative Court against...

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Politics

Democrat claims Sam Mitr continues courting former MPs in North

The Sam Mitr (Three Allies) group, seen as the political recruiting arm of the military junta, continues with its...

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Highlight

PM Prayut says he is “interested” in politics, but mum on his future

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha still keeps his cards close to his chest as far as his political future is...

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Highlight

Gunmen kill 25, including 12 Revolutionary Guards, in attack on Iran military parade

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iranian Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei accused US-backed Gulf Arab states of carrying out an attack...

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General

Venus at its brightest on September 25, 30

Star-gazers please take note – Venus will be at its greatest brilliancy this year on the night of September...

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Politics

Abhisit insists party leader who musters majority in election should be PM

Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva said he hopes senators would respect the wishes of the people and the decision...

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Business

City Hall holds event to mark International Car Free Day

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration marked the International Car Free Day this morning  with an event in front of Central...

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Highlight

PM Prayut confident Central Plains will be spared flooding

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha is satisfied with the Agriculture Ministry’s plan to drain water into 13 water catchment areas...

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Business

Exports for August rise 6.68 percent – the highest so far this year

Thai exports for the month of August grew 6.68 percent to US$23.8 billion which was the highest so far...

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Asean

Vietnam’s president dies after viral illness

HANOI (Reuters) – Vietnam’s President Tran Dai Quang, a former chief of internal security who became one of the...

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General

New labour bill promises better protection for workers

The National Legislative Assembly on Friday passed in the first reading a labour bill which seeks to provide better...

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Highlight

Somkid vows to make Thailand Asean’s aircraft service hub

Thailand aims to become Asean’s hub of maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services for medium- and large-sized airliners, said...

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Business

Ford car company ordered to pay 23 million baht in compensation to 291 car buyers

A total of 308 buyers of Ford Fiesta and Focus cars have won a class action lawsuit against Ford...

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Politics

Sam Mitr boasts of chance to beat Pheu Thai, claims 3 more ex-MPs to defect

Sam Mitr (Three Allies) group, seen as the military junta’s political arm, has claimed it has a good chance...

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World

UK foreign minister sits down with Aung San Suu Kyi

British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt met on Thursday with embattled Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi in the first...

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General

Hundreds of passengers left stranded after train derails in Lampang

The rail traffic in the North was suspended this morning as the operation to salvage a petroleum-transporting train derailing...

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Video

Wat Pho ranks high in TripAdvisor awards

Wat Phra Chetuphon Wimon Mangkhalaram, better known as Wat Pho, in Tha Tian area of Bangkok’s old town, has...

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Politics

All eyes on Prayut, and just a bit on Democrats and Pheu Thai

The new laws on elections and structures of the House of Representatives and the Senate have set the ball...

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South Watch

Life sentence for two militants in 2017 car bomb in Pattani

Two men who were allegedly involved in the twin bombing of Big C Super Store in the southern province...

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General

Disappearance of late national artist Thawan’s paintings is “family affairs”

A senior police officer tasked with overseeing the investigation into the missing paintings of the late national artist Thawan...

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Highlight

Former Malaysian PM Najib Razak charged with abuse of power, money laundering

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysian prosecutors on Thursday charged former Prime Minister Najib Razak with abuse of power and...

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Political Pulse

All eyes on Prayut, and just a bit on Democrats and Pheu Thai

The new laws on elections and structures of the House of Representatives and the Senate have set the ball...

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Business

Governor admits Bangkok still faces flood risks

Bangkok still has to watch out for possible flooding while massive run-offs from upper Thailand are expected to pass...

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Editor's Choice

Princess Soamsawali leaves hospital, almost fully recovers

Her Royal Highness Princess Soamsawali has been discharged from Chulalongkorn Hospital and returned to Thewet Palace after almost full...

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General

North to face cold season sooner and longer dry spell

Cold season will come sooner to the northern region which will experience longer period of dry season due to...

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General

Former Malaysian PM Najib arrested, to face multiple charges

Former prime minister of Malaysia Najib Razak was arrested Wednesday afternoon in connection with the 1 Malaysia Development Bhd...

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Politics

“It is my business” is PM Prayut’s answer on his political future  

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha appeared to be annoyed today when once again pressed for answer when he will make...

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World

S Korean builders of collapsed dam in Laos demanded to show responsibility

A small group of representatives of two South Korean civic groups rallied in Seoul in front of the SK...

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General Uncategorized

PM rejects cable car project for Phu Kradueng mountain resort

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has shelved a proposal for the construction of a cable car for Phu Kradueng mountain...

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Asean

UN reiterates call for Myanmar generals to face genocide charges

The UN says Rohingya Muslims have faced four of five prohibited acts defined as genocide at the hands of...

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General

PM urges Thais to plant 400 precious trees for each household

Prime Minister Prayut Chana-o-cha has urged Thai people to plant 400 precious trees for each household so that, in...

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Ideas & Innovation

Japanese billionaire businessman is SpaceX’s Moon tourist

Japanese billionaire businessman, online fashion tycoon and art collector Yusaku Maezawa was revealed Monday as the first tourist who...

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Politics

Race for Democrat leadership will be a contest between “brothers”  

The race for the Democrat party leadership between former Phitsanuloke MP Warong Dejkitvigrom and incumbent leader Abhisit Vejjajiva will...

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Highlight

President Moon arrives in Pyongyang for summit with Kim

South Korean President Moon Jae-in arrived in Pyongyang on Tuesday, welcomed by a crowd of North Koreans that included...

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Business

Law to be amended to give better protection to copyright owners

The amended copyright law will provide better protection to owners of copyrights by empowering them to notify internet service...

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General

Warning of dengue fever in Bangkok

Bangkokians, especially children,  have been warned to protect themselves from dengue fever which has  since the beginning of this...

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General

Laotian murder suspect admits to slashing the throats of three victims and a cat

A Laotian migrant worker has confessed to a gruesome murder of a 67-year old woman and her 12-year-old grand-daughter ...

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Business

Wat Pho beats Great Wall of China in TripAdvisor’s  2018 ranking

Wat Phra Chetuphon Wimon Mangkhalaram, better known as Wat Pho, in Tha Tian area of Bangkok’s old town, has...

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Highlight

Typhoon Mangkhut wreaks havoc in southern China but won’t hit Thailand

Thailand will be spared the wrath of Typhoon Mangkhut which continues to wreak havoc in southern China where three...

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Politics

Political parties told to go step by step in prelude to election

The National Council for Peace and Order has lifted restrictions on political activities but is apparently not in a...

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Uncategorized

Super Typhoon Mangkhut smashes Philippines

Super Typhoon Mangkhut, which forecasters have called the strongest typhoon this year, slammed into the northern Philippines on Saturday...

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Photo of the Day

Photo of the day

A man watching huge waves crashing into the coast at Taitung county, eastern Taiwan, as Super Typhoon Mangkhut approaches...

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Editor's Choice

40 provinces face heavy rain from Typhoon Mangkhut

Forty provinces have been warned to brace for heavy rain and possibly very heavy rain today and the next...

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Asean

At least 3 dead as powerful Typhoon Mangkhut slams Philippines

MANILA (Reuters) – Typhoon Mangkhut tore through the northern tip of the Philippines on Saturday packing winds of more...

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Politics

Parties start planning activities after political restrictions eased 

Political parties have begun setting dates for crucial activities they are required to complete before the election that is...

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World

Foreign Ministry rebuts UN human rights report denouncing Thailand 

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has refuted a UN report listing Thailand among 38 countries denounced for allegedly carrying...

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Business

Air Asia announces 32 flight cancellations on Sunday

Air Asia has announced the cancellation of 32 regional flights through southern China scheduled on Sunday as they are...

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Video

“CAT MAN” of Aleppo

Mohammed Alaa al-Jaleel, pets cats at Ernesto’s Cat Sanctuary that he runs in Kfar Naha, an opposition-held town in...

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General

Elephant dies after falling into sewer and electrocuted

A ten-year-old male elephant fell into a sewer in Bang Phil district of Samut Prakan province and was believed...

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Highlight

Super Typhoon ‘Mangkhut’ arrives in Philippines

MANILA (Reuters) – Super Typhoon Mangkhut bringing winds of over 200 km per hour made landfall in the northern...

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Business

PM Prayut says Thailand has “very high” foreign reserves

Thailand has “very high” foreign reserves estimated at almost 200 billion dollars in August, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said...

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Asean

Philippines braces for impact of ‘very destructive’ Typhoon Mangkhut

MANILA (Reuters) – Philippine authorities evacuated more areas on Friday and warned an estimated 5.2 million people in the...

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Uncategorized

Violent winds of approaching Hurricane Florence

The outer edge of Hurricane Florence began buffeting the Carolinas with wind and rain on Thursday as forecasters warned...

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Highlight

PM Prayut orders easing of political restrictions — but campaigning still banned

The long-awaited easing of political restrictions imposed since the military came to power four years ago has finally come...

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Asean Editor's Choice

First warning of super typhoon Mangkhut from Weatherman

The Meteorological Department issued its first warning today of impacts from super   typhoon Mangkhut which was predicted to blow...

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Photo of the Day

Photo of the day

A spider monkey cub (Ateles hybrids), born two days ago, and its mother are pictured, at Santa Fe zoo,...

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World

Russian, Chinese militaries put their power on display in dramatic drills

Russian and Chinese armed forces are putting up one of the world’s biggest military exercises in decades.   The main...

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Business

Admin court gives redress to Dtac’s 850 Mhz phone users until December 15

The Central Administrative Court has ordered the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) to provide redress to mobile phone...

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Asean

Thailand, Malaysia agree to push for around-the-clock border trade

Thailand and Malaysia have agreed on a proposal to push for a Thai-Malaysian border check-point to be open around...

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General

Three injured and several vehicles damaged  by fallen crane off Silom Road

Three people were injured and several cars and motorcycles were damaged when a huge construction crane collapsed and pulled...

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Highlight

Thammasat cheerleaders’ revealing headshots spark controversy

Controversy is heating up over billboards bearing headshots of members of Thammasat University’s former cheerleaders team appearing as if...

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General

British Embassy agrees to Thai police’s request to question alleged Koh Tao rape victim in UK

The British Embassy in Bangkok has approved a request by Thai police to visit Britain to question a woman...

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General

Police insist fining truck driver for not wearing shoes while driving is justified

Muk Dahan provincial police have defended  the fining of a truck driver for wearing a pair of slippers 400...

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World

Thailand among countries denounced by UN for “shameful” practices against people fighting for human rights

Thailand has been listed among 38 countries that the United Nations denounces for carrying out “shameful” practices, including harsh...

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Asean World

EU-Asean seamless open sky policy to be launched this year: Arkhom

The EU-South East Asia Aviation Partnership Project, a new aviation partnership between the European Union (EU) and Asean is...

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Politics

Political restrictions to be eased very soon: Dr. Wissanu

Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngarm hinted on Thursday that the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) would ease...

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Asean News

Suu Kyi defends court decision to jail Reuters journalists

HANOI (Reuters) – Myanmar government leader Aung San Suu Kyi said today two jailed Reuters journalists can appeal their...

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Highlight Politics

Chuan says no to taking Democrat’s helm again

Former prime minister Chuan Leekpai today squashed speculation that he might make a comeback as the leader of the...

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Highlight Politics

US ambassador sees positive political development in Thailand

Out-going US Ambassador Glyn T Davies said today that he sees a positive future for Thailand which he hopes...

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Asean

Hun Sen tells the world to leave the region alone

HANOI (Reuters) — Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Wednesday that countries outside Indochina are too critical of...

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News Politics

Countdown to elections begins with two poll-related laws published in Royal Gazette 

Countdown to the general elections has begun after two laws on elections of members of House of Representatives and...

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Highlights of the week

9/11: The ghost that refuses to go away

This year’s anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on America is marked by increasing confidence of so–called “conspiracy theorists”,...

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Uncategorized

9/11: The ghost that refuses to go away

This year’s anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on America is marked by increasing confidence of so–called “conspiracy theorists”,...

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News World

“Monster” Hurricane Florence takes aim at US Southeast

(Reuters) – Hurricane Florence, on track to become the first Category 4 storm to make a direct hit on...

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General News

Fortune-teller sentenced to 4,355 years in jail for fraud

A well-known fortune-teller, widely known as “Sinsae Shogun”, was sentenced to 4,355 years in prison today after she was...

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