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Outspoken Chalerm named Pheu Thai’s chief of election campaign team

Maverick former MP of Bangkok Chalerm Yoobumrung  has been appointed chief of the Pheu Thai party’s election campaign team...

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Bangkok ranks No 2 of world’s top most visited cities 

Bangkok ranks second as the world’s top cities for tourism in Euromonitor International’s Top 100 City Destinations 2018 report...

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Visa online service to be launched at Thai consular office in Beijing

Chinese people in Beijing will be able to apply for visa to visit Thailand through online service starting February...

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Democrats to boycott Friday’s meeting if it’s chaired by Prayut 

The Democrat party will not attend the meeting on Friday between the so-called “Five Rivers”, the Election Commission and...

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PM Prayut  wants December 9 to be car-free day..if possible

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha wants December 9 to be a car-free day, if possible, to coincide with the “Bike...

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PM Prayut irked by questions about alleged gerrymandering 

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha lost his cool today when confronted by reporters who pestered him with questions about the...

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More state university board directors quit to avoid declaring assets

It started with a trickle – at first in the Ministry of Education.  Eventually, the trickle looks likely to...

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Future Forward Party suspends activities of youth wing accused of budget misspending 

A fissure has erupted in the newly-formed Future Forward party when its executive committee on Wednesday decided to suspend...

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Education Ministry to form DSI-style unit to fight graft 

The Education Ministry will set up its own version of the Department of Special Investigation (DSI) tasked with investigating...

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Black-tip reef sharks sighted near Phi-Phi island beaches 

A school of black-tip reef sharks has been sighted swimming in knee-deep water around the beaches of Phi-Phi islands,...

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Little enthusiasm for application of senatorial posts

There has been lukewarm response to the opening of application for senatorial posts which kicked off on Monday.  Election...

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Gen Prayut open to political offer, but in no hurry to say yes

It shouldn’t be a surprise if Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha has decided which of the political parties he...

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Hua Hin food shop-owers sign MoU not to overcharge customers

Forty-eight food shop-owners in Hua Hin seaside resort town signed a memorandum of understanding today with local authorities promising...

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Junta ponders executive decree to resolve marijuana deadlock

The National Council for Peace and Order is mulling invoking Article 44 of the interim Constitution to resolve the...

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Over half a million informal debt cases settled with the help of military

The military has helped in mediating informal debts owed by over half a million people and has managed to...

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Five armed men of a drug caravan shot dead by troops near Myanmar border

Army troops have shot dead five armed men allegedly guarding a drug caravan near the Thai-Myanmar border in Mae...

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Poll shows Pheu Thai’s Sudarat beats PM Prayut as most favoured candidate for prime minister

Pheu Thai partry’s election strategy chief Khunying Sudarat Keyuraphan emerges a top favourite to become the next prime minister...

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French police clash violently with protesters on Champs Elysees over petrol costs

PARIS (Reuters) – Police firing tear gas and water cannons clashed in Paris on Saturday with thousands of protesters...

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Singapore’s most likely future next prime minister unveiled

SINGAPORE – Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat, 57, has been picked as first assistant secretary-general of the ruling People’s Action...

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PM Prayut says election to be delayed or not up to Election Commission 

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha reaffirmed today that the election roadmap remains unchanged and any decision to delay it as...

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NLA unanimously passes pot bill in first reading

The National Legislative Assembly on Friday unanimously passed in the first reading an amendment to the Narcotics Act which...

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Nissan Motor board fires Ghosn as chairman following arrest

TOKYO (AP) — Nissan Motor Co fired Carlos Ghosn as chairman Thursday, curtailing the powerful executive’s nearly two decade...

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SRT to seek approval for three extensions of Red Line

The State Railways of Thailand (SRT) will propose to the Transport Ministry for extensions of the three routes of...

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PM expresses well wishes to the people on Loy Krathong festival

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha today offered his well wishes on the occasion of Loy Krathong festival to  Thai people...

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Pheu Thai slams government’s aid package as populist move to woo voters

Pheu Thai Party has disputed Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha’s claim that his government’s 86.9 billion baht aid package...

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Medical Council to probe ethical conduct of Rama II Hospital over poor treatment of patient  

The Medical Council is to set up a panel to consider action against the management of Rama II Hospital...

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China and Philippines sign oil, gas exploration deal as Xi Jinping meets Duterte

Beijing and Manila have agreed to a joint oil and gas exploration deal – one of 29 deals that...

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Handouts for 14.5 million poor for electricity, water and travel expenses

The Cabinet on Tuesday gave nod to a 38.7 billion baht populist package to help 14.5 million poor people...

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Cabinet agrees to inject 18.6 billion baht to help rubber planters and tappers

The Cabinet on Tuesday approved in principle 18.6 billion baht in aid package to help rubber plantation owners and...

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Rama II Hospital faulted for mishandling patient suffering from acid attack

The Public Health Ministry has found grounds to charge Rama II Hospital for its poor handling of a victim...

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Hua Hin food sellers to sign MoU not to overcharge customers  

Food-shop owners and street food sellers in Hua Hin seaside resort town will sign a memorandum of understanding with...

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Pensioners to receive 1,000 baht monthly allowance under new assistance package

The Office of Fiscal Policy has proposed to the Finance Ministry an assistance package to help 3.5 million of...

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10 Pheu Thai ex-MPs join Thai Raksachart in a “friendly” mass defection

Pheu Thai party core member Chaturon Chaisang led about ten former Pheu Thai MPs in a “friendly” mass defection...

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Applications for patents for pot extracts to be cancelled: commerce minister

The controversy over foreign firms applying for patents for marijuana extracts is expected to come to an abrupt end...

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Quotes of the week

On November 15-16, 2018, Thai PBS together with Goethe-Institut and INPUT hosted the Thai PBS Public Media Conference & Mini INPUT. The conference was an international forum for media experts, professionals and academicians to discuss and reflect on public media issues in this new media landscape. The focus was on how public broadcasting should adapt and innovate in this new media world shaped by digital transformation.

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Abhisit objects to attempt to delay election by small parties

Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva today raised strong objection to an attempt by a group of newly-emerged political parties...

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Commerce minister admits difficult to scrap applications for marijuana patents 

Commerce Minister Sontirat Sontijirawong has admitted that it is difficult to cancel all the applications for patent registration for ...

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Cabinet OKs tourism package to lure more foreign tourists

The Cabinet on Tuesday approved a tourism promotion package aimed at attracting more foreign tourists to Thailand to meet...

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NACC ponders more time for university council members to declare assets

The National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) is not empowered to exclude any senior officials from the requirement to declare their...

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EC secretary general confident election to be held on Feb 24

The Election Commission is fully prepared to hold the upcoming election on February 24 next year and will be able...

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Palang Pracharat party opens for membership applications

The pro-junta Palang Pracharat Party will begin accepting applications for membership at its  head office in Ratchavipha area on...

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“Nong Milk” wins drone racing championship in Hong Kong

Eleven-year-old school girl Wanya “Nong Milk” Wanpong brought fame to Thailand for the second time in less than two...

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EU proposes to send an army of observers to February election

Only a day after Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai declared that Thailand didn’t need foreign  observers for the upcoming general election,...

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GPO is ready to start producing marijuana oil tentatively next May

The Government Pharmaceutical Organization is set to start producing marijuana oil from seized marijuana in May next year, initially...

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Thai Raksa Chart party has a “Young Blood” as its leader

A former Khon Kaen MP, Preechaphol Pongpanich,  was today  voted leader of Thai Raksa Chart (Thai Nation Protection) party,...

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How a Democratic U.S. House could alter foreign policy

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democrats will use their new majority in the U.S. House of Representatives to reverse what they...

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Tham Luang Rescue Operation

Tham Luang cave to be opened to tourists this week

Tham Luang Khun Nam Nang Non cave complex, the scene of a rescue drama that grabbed worldwide attention four...

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Sam Mitr group to join Palang Pracharat Party on Nov 18

Former MP and a core leader of the Sam Mitr (Three Friends) group Somsak Thepsuthin announced on Tuesday that...

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Visa on arrival fee waiver for tourists from 21 countries for 60 days

The Cabinet on Tuesday agreed to waive the fee for visa on arrival for tourists from 21 countries for...

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Police seize dozens of Thaksin-Yingluck calendars in Ubon Ratchathani

A combined force of police, military personnel and local administration officials on Tuesday seized dozens of New Year’s calendars...

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Indonesia extends search for jet crash victims, second black box

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesian authorities on Sunday extended by three days the search for victims and a black box...

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Pheu Thai won’t join political discussions if invited by NCPO

The Pheu Thai Party will opt out of discussions on lifting of political restrictions between political parties and the...

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Google’s employees world-wide walk out over sexual harassment and inequality

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (Reuters) – Thousands of Google employees around the world briefly walked off their jobs on Thursday...

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Phayao’s famous palmist predicts Gen Prayut will remain prime minister for long time

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha was all smiles on Monday during a visit to the northern province of Phayao when...

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Northern provinces to experience cold weather, temperature dropping 3-5 degrees Celsius 

Mercury in the northern region will drop between 3-5 degrees Celsius tomorrow until Friday whereas the southern region will...

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Probe urged into 1,800 rai of destroyed watershed forest in Phetchabun

The Internal Security Operations Command (Isoc) is calling on agencies concerned to look into about 1,800 rai of deforested...

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Indonesia’s Lion Air plane with 189 aboard crashes into sea near Jakarta, wreckage found

JAKARTA (Reuters) – A Lion Air flight with 189 people on board is believed to have sunk after crashing...

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Leicester City confirms Vichai among five killed in copter crash

Leicester City Football Club confirmed last night that its chairman and owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha was killed after a helicopter...

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Leicester City confirms Vichai among five killed in copter crash

Leicester City Football Club confirmed last night that its chairman and owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha was killed after a helicopter...

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A protestor wears a mask of depicting Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman with red painted hands next to...

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Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir pledges to help bring about peace in southern Thailand

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad meets his Thai counterpart General Prayut Chan-o-cha in Bangkok and pledges his help to...

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The world’s longest sea-bridge

This general view shows a section of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge (HKZM) in Hong Kong on October 23, 2018....

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The world’s longest sea-bridge

This general view shows a section of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge (HKZM) in Hong Kong on October 23, 2018....

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Police probe deer hunting in wild animal shelter in Phetchaburi

Phetchaburi provincial police have launched an investigation into illegal hunting in a wild animal shelter in Tha Yang district...

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Cash rewards for people providing information leading to drug seizures

Members of the public who give information to officials leading to seizure of narcotic drugs will be eligible to...

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Red-shirt leader Jatuporn asked to not pressure 4 ministers of Palang Pracharat party to quit

The Sam Mitr political group has asked red-shirt movement leader Jatuporn Promphan to stop pressuring the four Cabinet members...

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Thailand’s Nation Brand ranking drops two spots this year to 31th  

Thailand drops two spots from 29th to 31st in the Nation Brands Index 2018 out of a total of 100 rankings...

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Tham Luang Rescue Operation

Ceremony held at Tham Luang to mark 100th day of the death of “Ja Sam”

A religious ceremony was held on Friday at a temple and at the entrance of Tham Luang cave in...

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Depression to hit Prachuab Khiri Khan today

A depression with wind speed at its epic-centre averaging 55 km/h was to make landfall in the southern province...

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Photo of the Day Tham Luang Rescue Operation

Beautiful landscape of Khun Nam Nang Non, Mae Sai, Chiang Rai, after the recent restoration, 80% is expected to...

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Navarati or Navadurga Parva is the festival at SRI MAHA MARIAMMAN TEMPLE, Oct 19, 2018

Navarati or Navadurga Parva is the festival at SRI MAHA MARIAMMAN TEMPLE, Oct 19, 2018 At the center of...

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Navarati or Navadurga Parva is the festival at SRI MAHA MARIAMMAN TEMPLE, Oct 19, 2018

Navarati or Navadurga Parva is the festival at SRI MAHA MARIAMMAN TEMPLE, Oct 19, 2018 At the center of...

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Saudi Arabia says journalist Khashoggi died after fight in consulate

DUBAI (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia said on Saturday preliminary results of investigations showed US-based journalist Jamal Khashoggi died in...

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Tarutao national park imposes limits on visitors

Following in the footsteps of Similan island which has imposed a limit on the number of visitors to preserve...

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Two tourists held for spray-painting Chiang Mai city wall face stiff jail term

Two foreign tourists charged with vandalism for spray-painting graffiti on an ancient city wall in Chiang Mai face up...

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Coup remarks only “worst case scenario”: Supreme commander 

Supreme Commander Gen Pornpipat Benyasri today tried to allay fears of a military intervention after the general elections expected...

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“New window of opportunity” for peace process in southern Thailand: Panitan

Political changes in Malaysia and eagerness demonstrated by Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, who will visit Thailand next week,  to...

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Injured tourist rescued but to be fined 500 baht along with 4 others for trespassing

A rescue team successfully brought a tourist who accidentally fell into a forest ravine in a national park in...

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Sudarat doubles down on her criticism of welfare cards scheme 

Pheu Thai Party’s political stalwart Khunying Sudarat Keyuraphan today doubled down on her criticism of the government’s welfare cards...

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No political conflicts, no coup: army chief Gen Apirat

Army Commander-in-Chief Gen Apirat Kongsompong today did not rule out the possibility of another military coup if the country...

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Rescue team reaches seriously injured tourist who fell into a ravine in Kanchanaburi

A army rescue team dropped from a helicopter into a ravine near a waterfall in Khao Laem Dam National...

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Over ten reef sharks sighted near Maya beach

The sighting on Tuesday of a school of about a dozen of black tip reef sharks swimming near the...

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Overwhelming support for decriminalizing marijuana for medical purpose

An overwhelming number of people have voiced support for decriminalizing the use of kanja (marijuana) for research and development...

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Parks Department won’t bow to tour operators’ pressure over Similan island restrictions

The Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plants Conservation will not bow to pressure from tour operators in the...

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How the young politicians see the future

Exclusive talk with Paopoom Rojanasakul, the new faces in Thai Politics of Pheu Thai Party and Narit Paranulaksa, the...

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Politicians warned not to underestimate the people

Politicians will be dead wrong if they still perceive the people as mere voters subservient to the patronage system,...

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Woman helps driver trapped in half-submerged car in a swamp in Phayao

A 57-year old woman is being hailed as a heroine by her neighbours and local officials for single-handledly rescuing...

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Thailand loses top firefighter in perfume factory fire

Nitiphat Nitiphongsakul, dubbed the country’s No 1 firefighter and firefighting expert, died Saturday during an operation to extinguish fire...

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Ex-PM Yingluck says her son gives her strength and moral support

Despite political storms that she has gone through, former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra said good news from her only...

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Troops seize over 47 million meth pills in one year

Army troops based at the borders have seized 47.7 million meth pills, over 2.7 tonnes of heroin and 983...

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“Tears of Love”

October 13, 2018: A lot pf people flocked into the square outside the 100th Year Siriraj Centennial Hall mark...

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“Tears of Love”

October 13, 2018: A lot pf people flocked into the square outside the 100th Year Siriraj Centennial Hall mark...

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Asean

Similan-Surin islands to reopen for visitors from Monday 

The Similan-Surin islands, popular tourist attractions in the Andaman sea, will be reopened to visitors as of Monday October...

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Politics

With by-election win, Anwar closer to becoming prime minister of Malaysia

Former Malaysian deputy prime minister Anwar Ibrahim swept to victory in a by-election Saturday, paving the way for him...

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Business

Thailand, Indonesia to strengthen banking supervision

Bank of Thailand and  Indonesia`s Financial Services Authority signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) committing efforts to strengthen banking supervision...

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The nation holds events in remembrance of the late King Bhumibol 

A huge portrait of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej has been put on display at Sanam Luang for people...

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Seller of GT200 fake bomb detectors given another 9 years in third conviction

In the third conviction concerning with the fake bomb detector known as GT200, Avia Satcom executive Sutthiwat Wattanakit was...

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Business

Energy committee rejects takeover of GLOW by PTT’s subsidiary

PTT Public Company’s attempt to take over Glow Energy Company or GLOW has been blocked by the Energy Regulatory...

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General

Future Forward to challenge junta’s order forbidding public donations for political parties

Future Forward party has threatened to challenge the junta’s order forbidding political parties from accepting public donations by taking...

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China says ex-Interpol chief focus of bribery probe back home

BEIJING/PARIS (Reuters) – China said on Monday it was investigating former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei for bribery and other...

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