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One year partial curfew imposed in Deep South

A partial curfew will be imposed in Thailand’s restive Deep South for 12 months with effect from December 1st,...

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Cambodia tightens security at Thai border with additional troops

Cambodia has beefed up security along its border with Thailand, with troop and police reinforcements being deployed at strategic...

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Justice Minister accepts online Forex-3D trading scheme as a special case

Thailand’s Justice Minister Somsak Thepsuthin has agreed to accept an alleged foreign exchange Ponzi scheme as a special case...

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ASEAN Waste Crisis Episode 9 : Beautiful friendships at the Klang River

River pollution is a big problem in many countries, just like the Klang River, which runs through Malaysia’s capital,...

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ASEAN Waste Crisis Episode 5

Khun Winittha Jitkree will take the audience to the main river in Manila, which is also the main source...

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A win-win solution of the future

A circular economy is basically a system which uses advanced technology to eliminate waste by re-using it as a...

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Deputy Agriculture Minister Mananya courageous – Super Poll

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha is the Thai people’s favourite cabinet minister, while Deputy Agriculture Minister Mananya Thaiseth is the...

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PM Mahathir opposes separatism in Thailand’s deep South

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohammad is supportive of Thailand’s efforts to resolve unrest in the deep South of the...

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PM Prayut calls for “new growth paradigm” for ASEAN

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha this morning called for a new “growth paradigm” for ASEAN to face mounting challenges and...

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Case study of a late comer — Myanmar 4.0

Aung San Suu Kyi, State Counsellor of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, yesterday shared the story of...

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Rayong steel company suspends operations due to lack of demand

Nippon Steel Steel Processing (Thailand) Company, in Rayong province, has announced a temporary suspension of its operations starting November...

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Temperatures in Bangkok and suburbs to dip to 22-23oC tomorrow

40 percent of the greater Bangkok area will be hit by strong winds and rain, with temperatures dropping to...

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Survey reveals Chim-Shop-Chai scheme to be the Thai people’s favourite government project

The Thai government’s “Chim-Shop-Chai” (Eat-Shop-Spend) domestic tourism promotion scheme has won the approval of most respondents to a Bangkok...

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ASEAN Waste Crisis Episode 4

Episode 4 of the ASEAN Waste Crisis A separate Thai PBS team, led by Winittha Jitkree, will take the...

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“Build ASEAN brands” – AirAsia CEO Fernandes

Tony Fernandes, the Group CEO of AirAsia, appealed to ASEAN governments to help create and strengthen what he called...

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ASEAN needs to utilize its 650 million people –Malaysian PM Mahathir

Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad of Malaysia suggested today that the 10 ASEAN countries should find ways to utilize its...

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Bangkok and Sukhothai join UNESCO’s Creative Cities Network

Bangkok and Sukhothai have been included among 66 new members of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN) in the...

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Prayut highlights EEC at ASEAN business forum

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha this morning used the annual ASEAN business and investment forum to reiterate Thailand’s commitment to...

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Leaders told to create a truly child-friendly ASEAN

Thailand’s Minister of Social Development and Human Security Chuti Krairiksh today (Friday) urged all ASEAN member countries to make...

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Appeals Court increases prison sentences for Rohingya human traffickers

The Appeals Court on Thursday upheld the convictions of, and lengthened the sentences for a former army general, several...

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Finance Ministry considering 3rd round of “Chim-Shop-Chai” scheme

Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak has praised the “Chim-Shop-Chai” (Eat-Shop-Spend) scheme for its success in stimulating the grass roots...

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Thai Civilized party leader may face charges for attempting to bring suspected explosive into Parliament

House Speaker Chuan Leekpai has ordered parliamentary legal affairs officials to explore the possibility of taking legal action against...

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Tighter controls expected on the trade in arum roots and saplings

Thailand’s Royal Forest Department is tightening controls on the trade in arum (Amorphophallus) roots and saplings after it was...

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Second Thai-Myanmar Friendship Bridge officially opens

The second Thai-Myanmar Friendship Bridge, across the Moei River in Mae Sot district of Thailand’s north-western province of Tak,...

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Thai Government claims GSP move by US unrelated to chemicals ban

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha became aware of the US plan to suspend US$D1.3 billion in trade preferences for Thailand,...

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NIDA Poll: Thais are worried that the ongoing political conflict will hurt the economy.

Despite the general election, Thais think that the political division still persists and it can threaten overall economic performance...

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Famous Thai musician ‘Add’ Carabao urges Government not to bow to US pressure

Well known “Song for Life” rocker ‘Add’ Carabao is urging the Thai government not to bow to the “bully...

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400 workers laid off as their tyre canvas factory closes

About 400 workers have been laid off, effective today (Friday), after the of SRF Industries (Thailand) Company’s tyre canvas...

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PM praised for not responding to US appeal to postpone the ban on glyphosate

The Biothai Foundation has praised Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha for not directly responding to an appeal from US under-secretary...

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Police mull lèse majesté charge against driver involved in road rage incident

Police are considering filing a charge of lèse majesté against a hot-tempered motorist, who allegedly makde insulting remarks about...

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Appeal for blood as National Blood Centre stocks run low

The National Blood Centre of the Thai Red Cross Society is appealing for blood donations from members of the...

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Excise Department considers tax on salt content of food

The Excise Department is considering the imposition of a tax on the salt content of food in a bid...

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Thanathorn apologizes his remark about Thaksin

Future Forward party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit has offered an apology for invoking the name of former prime minister Thaksin...

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PM challenges Opposition back up claims of graft in state projects

Prime Minister  Prayut Chan-o-cha has challenged the opposition to produce evidence of the corruption they allege is rife in...

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Charter court to rule on Thanathorn’s share case on November 20th

The Constitutional Court is set to issue a ruling in Future Forward party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit’s media share ownership...

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Thanathorn defends himself in Constitutional Court

Future Forward party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit told the Constitutional Court today that he is determined to pursue his political...

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Government and Opposition brace for budget bill showdown

Government and Opposition parties are gearing up for a parliamentary showdown starting October 17th when the 3.2 trillion baht...

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NHSC members who refuse to ban 3 controversial herbicides should leave the country – Deputy Agriculture Minister

Deputy Agriculture Minister Mananya Thaiseth has warned the 27 members of the National Hazardous Substances Committee (NHSC) to heed...

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PM praises students and those who fought for democracy in “Oct 14 Uprising”

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha today (Monday) praised students and members of the public who stood up against a...

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Typhoon leaves 33 dead as Japan continues rescue

TOKYO (AP) — Helicopters, boats and thousands of troops were deployed across Japan to rescue people stranded in flooded...

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DPM Anutin calls on National Hazardous Substances Committee to vote openly

Deputy Prime Minister and Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul today (Wednesday) called on the National Hazardous Substances Committee to...

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Long-stay foreigners in Thailand to be required to have health insurance when applying for non-immigrant visas

Effective from October 31st, foreigners who apply for a non-immigrant visa will be required to have health insurance to...

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Hackers try to disrupt registration for Chim-Shop-Chai scheme

Hackers have attempted to disrupt state-run the Krung Thai Bank computer system used for the registration of subscribers to...

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Panel bans three controversial herbicides effective December 1

The four-party working committee, set up at the order of Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, agreed unanimously today to ban...

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Fact-finding panel to probe alleged meddling in judicial affairs

The Judicial Commission has set up a three-member panel to conduct a fact-finding investigation into the self-inflicted shooting of...

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Chuan reminds opposition of 2004 armoury raid in Narathiwat as they ponder charter amendments

House Speaker Chuan Leekpai has advised opposition parties to move cautiously if they want to amend any provision in...

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Opposition vows not to vote for budget bill

10 days before the national budget bill for 2020 fiscal year is due to be debated in parliament, Opposition...

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Piyabutr’s impartiality challenged questioning ISOC officer sedition accusation against 12 politicians and academics

The Palang Pracharat party has questioned the authority of Future Forward secretary-general Piyabutr Saengkanokkul, in his capacity as chairman...

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Health Minister tells supporters of 3 controversial herbicides to spell out their merits

Deputy Prime Minister and Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul has challenged supporters of paraquat, glyphosate and chlorpyrifos to spell...

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Sudarat claims PM will defy Constitution if he does not support amendments

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha will be held accountable for violating the Constitution if he does not support efforts bid...

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Civic groups doubt Democrat party’s stance on three controversial herbicides

Civic and consumer protection groups, which have been persistently campaigning for a complete ban on the use of paraquat,...

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Street fires burn in Hong Kong amid running battles between protesters and police

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong police fired water cannon, rubber bullets and round after round of tear gas...

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Thanathorn says Future Forward by-election win in Nakhon Pathom will be the beginning of the end of this government

Future Forward party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit said today that, if the opposition bloc wins the by-election in Constituency 5...

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Princess Sirindhorn receives “Friendship Medal” from President Xi

BEIJING (Agencies) –  HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn today received the Medal of Friendship, China’s highest state honor for...

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Hong Kong police fire tear gas at protesters in shopping district

Hong Kong descended into a second day of clashes between protesters and riot police on Sunday with officers firing...

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Superstitious beliefs play a crucial role in Thai consumers and business decisions

Thais don’t only rely on charts and grafts when it comes to financial decisions, but also lucky charm or...

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11 districts in Bangkok have excessive PM2.5 dust particles

Air quality in Bangkok, and its two neighbouring provinces of Samut Prakan and Samut Sakhon, has worsened today (Sunday),...

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Excessive PM2.5 dust particles in seven districts of Bangkok and Samut Prakan

Dust particles of less than 2.5 microns, which blanketed Bangkok and its peripherals and threatened people’s health late last...

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Mahathir says he will stay in power 3 years at the most

NEW YORK (Agencies) – Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad of Malaysia said he expects to stay as leader for three...

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City bus union opposes plan for private sector operation of bus services

The Bangkok Mass Transit Authority (BMTA) labour union has voiced its strong objection to the Transport Ministry’s initiative to...

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Seven districts in Ubon remain flooded

Seven districts of the northeastern province of Ubon Ratchathani remain flooded today, with the flooding in Muang, Warin Chamrap...

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Probe urged into link between Future Forward party and protest against PM in New York

Thailand’s Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan said today (Friday) that that an investigation should be launched into whether the...

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Low income households will get free electricity and water for another year

The government has agreed to extended free electricity and water services to poor families for another year, until September...

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Three high-speed train projects shelved due to lack investor interest

The government has decided to shelve three high-speed projects due to lack of investor interest in co-investment. Well-informed sources...

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Only charter court is authorized to rule on convicted Khon Kaen MP’s status

The Constitutional Court is the sole authority to decide whether Pheu Thai MP for Khon Kaen province, Mr. Nawath...

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Pheu Thai Khon Kaen’s MP sentenced to death for murder of local official

A Pheu Thai MP for the northeastern province of Khon Kaen was today (Tuesday) sentenced to death by the...

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Over 60 percent of respondents to poll think Opposition debate was useless

More than half of the respondents to a recent Suan Dusit Poll, taken between September 19th and 21st, said...

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Privy councilor Kamthon dies of blood poisoning

Privy councilor Kamthon Sindhavanond died of septicemia this morning at the age of 97. Her Royal Highness Princess Maha...

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Thanathorn unfazed by EC’s probe into loans to Future Forward party

Future Forward party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit said today (Saturday) that he is not worried about the Election Commission’s meeting...

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Hong Kong police fire tear gas to break up protesters

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong police fired volleys of tear gas to disperse democracy protesters marching in sweltering...

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Mahathir to set date for premiership hand-over to Anwa

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has said that he would be setting the time and date when he would...

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A road accident leads to seizure of 450kgs of methamphetamine

Police, in Thailand’s central province of Phetchaburi, seized about 450 kilogrammes of crystal meth, with a street value of...

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PM unperturbed by Opposition’s plan to question his ethical standards

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha appears unperturbed by the Opposition’s plan to demand an investigation by the National Anti-Corruption Commission...

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MP declares two ‘mythical’ magnetite pieces as assets worth one billion baht

A Palang Thai Rak Thai party-list MP has declared his assets to be worth about 1.1 billion baht, including...

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Thai rice exports may drop below 10 million tonnes this year

The value of Thai exports for the month of August fell 4% to 21.915 billion US dollars, compared to...

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Hazardous substances committee agrees to conditional ban of three herbicides

Thailand’s National Hazardous Substances Committee is ready to ban the use of paraquat, glyphosate and chlorpyrifos on the condition...

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Chiang Rai imposes 6-month ban on movement of live animals as pigs found infected with ASF

Livestock officials in Thailand’s northern province of Chiang Rai have banned the movement of live pigs in and out...

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Thammanat is Prayut’s Newin Chidchob

Thaksin Shinawatra’s downfall was due to many things, and one of the largely-underrated was the defection of a key...

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PM refuses to clarify the incomplete oath issue

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha left parliament before the end of the Opposition debate today, to attend a Royal religious...

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Over half of the captive tigers taken from the Tiger Temple three years have died of tongue paralysis from stress

Eighty-six out of a total of 147 tigers kept at two wildlife breeding stations in Ratchaburi province after they...

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HK protests to target airport after night of violence

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong protesters plan to block one of the world’s busiest airports on Saturday after...

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