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French seasteader blacklisted and has visa revoked

The Thai Immigration Bureau has revoked the non-immigrant visa of a French Polynesian and blacklisted him after it was...

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Indonesia’s Widodo set for 2nd term as president

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian President Joko Widodo has won a second five-year term, preliminary election results showed Wednesday,...

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Cabinet approves 3rd runway at Suvarnabhumi airport

The Thai cabinet today approved the construction of a third runway at Suvarnabhumi international airport as part of the...

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Investigators probe Notre-Dame inferno as donations pour in

PARIS (AFP) — Pledges to donate millions of euros in cash and materials poured in today in the aftermath...

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297 people die in five days of Songkran festival

The five days of Songkran up to yesterday have claimed 297 lives with another 2,807 people injured in 2,702...

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Pheu Thai rejects proposal for unity government

Pheu Thai party secretary-general Phumtham Wechayachai has voiced his strong objection to the recently-floated idea of a national unity...

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French President Macron: ‘We’ll rebuild Notre-Dame together’

PARIS (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron pledged to rebuild Notre-Dame cathedral after a blaze devastated large parts of...

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Fire guts Paris’ Notre-Dame, but structure saved from destruction

PARIS (Reuters) – A massive fire consumed Notre-Dame Cathedral on Monday, gutting and destroying the roof of the Paris...

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Two killed, 15 injured in fire at Central World

Two persons were killed and another 15 injured after fire broke out in an office building adjacent to Centara...

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Two killed, seven injured in fire at Central World

Two killed, seven injured in fire at Central World Three persons were killed and another seven injured after fire...

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Rivalry is fierce, but national govt remains possible

The tight and ferocious race to seize political control, the foreseen instability of the next administration, no matter who...

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Rivalry is fierce, but national govt remains possible

The tight and ferocious race to seize political control, the foreseen instability of the next administration, no matter who...

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Medical cannabis researcher defends need to help patients

Well-known medical cannabis researcher Decha Siripat has insisted that he has a moral obligation to distribute cannabis oil to...

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Pol Lt Gen Surachate transferred to inactive post, blacklisted pending probe

Pol Lt-Gen Surachate Hakpan, who was ousted as immigration commissioner over the weekend, has been dealt another blow today...

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Nationwide sacred water drawing ceremony proceeds smoothly

Officials and members of the public in Thailand’s 76 provinces today took part in a nationwide ceremony to draw...

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Supporters offer moral support to Thanathorn at Pathumwan police station

Several hundred supporters of the Future Forward party gathered in  front of Bangkok’s Pathumwan district police station this morning to offer moral support to...

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Medical cannabis researcher defends need to help patients

Well-known medical cannabis researcher Decha Siripat has insisted that he has a moral obligation to distribute cannabis oil to...

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Drunk and reckless drivers face maximum penalties during Songkran

Drunk, reckless and speeding drivers, as well as those riding motorcycles without crash helmets, will face maximum penalties permissible...

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“Most Democrats want to join Palang Pracharat-led coalition”

A group of Democrat party members, including several former MPs and newly-elected candidates, want the party to join a...

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Ketamine used in “Wild Boars” rescue operation

CANBERRA (Xinhua) — The medical experts behind the rescue of 12 young “Wild Boars” soccer players and their coach...

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Defiant Thanathorn shrugs off army chief’s warning

Future Forward party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit has hit back at Army Commander-in-Chief Apirat Kongsompong, saying he didn’t know what message the latter was trying to...

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Small parties seek “fairness” in party-list seat allocation

Ten lesser-known and smaller parties have demanded that the military controlled National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) makes sure that the principle of every vote counting is...

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Election re-runs to be held at six polling units and re-count at two

Thailand’s Election Commission (EC) has decided to hold election re-runs at six polling units and recounts at two others...

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Supreme commander cites Thaksin improprieties for removal from alumni list

Thailand’s supreme commander today clarified why the board of the alumni foundation of the Armed Forces Preparatory School removed...

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Chiang Mai likely to suffer haze problem until May

Thailand’s northern province of Chiang Mai is likely to face health-threatening haze problems from PM2.5 dust particles until early...

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Students launch impeachment campaign against Election Commission

Students from nine of Thailand’s universities have launched a signature-collection campaign to demand the impeachment of the Election Commission...

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PM asks media not create stress with excessive political coverage

Incumbent Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has expressed his concern over the psychological effects on people who have been closely...

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Thaksin removed from list of outstanding alumni

Thailand’s fugitive former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra has been removed from a list of outstanding alumni of the Armed...

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Palang Pracharat will not rush to form government — Uttama

Palang Pracharat party leader Uttama Savanayana announced today that there is no need for the party to rush to...

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Despite Pheu Thai camp’s announcement, it’s far from over

The announcement by the Pheu Thai-led alliance that it is ready to form a post-election coalition government because it...

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Palang Pracharat appears in pole position

The Palang Pracharat Party looks set to win around 120 seats, give or take a few, in the general...

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Palang Pracharat appears in pole position

The Palang Pracharat Party looks set to win around 120 seats, give or take a few, in the general...

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Abhisit quits Democrat helm after poll humiliation

Democrat leader Abhisit Vejjajiva has quit the helm of Thailand’s oldest party after the general election’s results showed the...

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Palang Pracharat ahead in Bangkok, Future Forward second

The pro-Prayut Palang Pracharat party is leading in Bangkok after 42% of votes have been counted, Mrs. Wichuda Meklanuwong,...

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Haze in Chiang Rai’s Mae Sai district has reached critical level

Air quality in Mae Sai district of Thailand’s northern province of Chiang Rai has deteriorated to critical, with levels...

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Bhumjaithai party remains uncommitted 

Bhumjaithai party leader Anutin Charnvirakul has made clear that the party has not yet decided which of the two...

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Official count shows tight race so far

The Pheu Thai Party and Palang Pracharat Party are going neck and neck in the official count of the...

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Pollsters have Pheu Thai win most seats

A projection by Thai PBS in cooperation with Super Poll showed that Pheu Thai remain the election champion, winning...

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Two “swing parties” highly “uneased” by Hong Kong photos

The “Hong Kong incident”, which went viral on the social media this weekend, has made it “even more difficult”...

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Bangkok voters crowd polling stations

Voting in Bangkok has been “very active”, according to a top Bangkok Metropolitan Administration official. Silapasuay Raweesaengsoon, BMA’s permanent...

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96-year-old votes in Kalasin province

A 96-year-old northeastern woman in Kalasin province is believed to be one of the oldest voters to cast a...

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“Choose good people” — HM the King reminds Thai people on eve of election

On the eve of one of Thailand’s most crucial general elections, His Majesty the King on Saturday night reminded...

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Prayut calls for unity after casting his vote

Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha voted at a polling station in Phyathai area this morning and said he was...

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Voting in northern provinces will take place amidst worsening haze

Voting in many northern provinces in Thailand today will be remembered for another reason – haze that is forcing...

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Thailand Election 2019 : Female & Politics

Thailand Election : 2019 Female have outnumbered male by 1.29 million in the total population, and the number of...

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Abhisit admits “no to Prayut” stand is not yet his party’s resolution

Democrat party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva made clear today that his recent announcement that he will not support Prime Minister...

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Gen Prayut and Suu Kyi open 2nd Thai-Myanmar Friendship Bridge

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha joined Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi today to preside over the opening...

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Brexit and its impact on Thailand

As British Prime Minister Theresa May struggles to push through her Brexit deal, Thailand should brace itself for its...

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Premchai granted bail, says “I’m sorry”

Thailand’s billionaire construction tycoon Premchai Kanasuta said he was “sorry” after he was granted bail following a court verdict...

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Analysis: Pheu Thai camp tones down ambitions

The pro-Thaksin Pheu Thai Party was aiming for the sky until it shot itself in the foot with the...

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Court to rule on Premchai poaching case tomorrow

The Thong Phaphume provincial court in Thailand’s western province of Kanchanaburi is scheduled to deliver its long-awaited verdict in...

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Billionaire-turned-politician Thanathorn to put assets into blind trust

Future Forward party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit announced today that he would place all his personal assets into a “blind...

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Election Commission reports 86 % turnout in early voting

As many as 86.98 per cent of the 2.6 million registered early voters nation-wide turned up to cast their votes...

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Pheu Thai party’s new campaign gimmick – a “savings lottery”

Many Thais have a penchant for gambling while having no real savings. Now the Pheu Thai party is offering...

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75 percent turnout in active, trouble-free early voting

The Election Commission (EC) described today’s early voting as smooth and trouble-free, with 75% of the two million registered...

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Huge crowds turn up for early voting

Hundreds of thousands of voters across the country today turned up for early voting in Thailand’s first democratic general...

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Gen Prem casts early vote

Privy Council President Prem Tinsulanonda cast his vote in early voting on a school campus in Dusit area, Bangkok,...

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Dozens killed as gunman livestreams New Zealand mosque shootings

WELLINGTON/CHRISTCHURCH (Reuters) – A gunman shot dead 49 people and wounded more than 40 at two New Zealand mosques,...

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PM orders review of duty free concession bidding process

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has ordered a review of the bidding process for the concession to operate duty free shops at Suvarnabhumi, Chiang Mai,...

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Palang Pracharat promises 400-450 baht minimum wage to woo voters

The pro-Prayut Palang Pracharat party has come up with a set of populist policies ahead of the general election just...

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PM orders review of duty free concession bidding process

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has ordered a review of the bidding process for the concession to operate duty free shops at Suvarnabhumi, Chiang Mai,...

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Palang Pracharat promises 400-450 baht minimum wage to woo voters

The pro-Prayut Palang Pracharat party has come up with a set of populist policies ahead of the general election just...

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Militants operating beyond three southernmost provinces

Southern militants have expanded their operations into other provinces, in addition to the three restive southernmost provinces of Yala,...

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Abhisit says no to Prayut’s return as post-election prime minister

Democrat party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva made it clear today that he will definitely not support Prayut Chan-o-cha as the...

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Pro-Thanathorn website pulls support for Future Forward party

Future Forward party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit has been dealt another blow after a website has withdrawn its support, claiming that the firebrand...

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Four bomb blasts in Satun, three in Phatthalung, no casualties

Seven explosions were reported late Saturday night and early Sunday morning in Thailand’s southern provinces of Satun and Phatthalung. Police in...

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Thai Raksa Chart party members can campaign for other parties

Members, as well as former executive committee members of the disbanded Thai Raksa Chart, may help campaign for other...

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Gen Prawit allays coup rumors

scheduled. The retired general, who is in charge of national security, also dismissed concerns that the spat between Seri...

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PM says he is aware of campaign debut risks

Still undecided about joining the Palang Pracharat party’s campaign rally in Thailand’s northeastern province of Nakhon Ratchasima this Sunday,...

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Thailand to ban import of plastic waste next year

Thailand’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment will propose to the cabinet a total ban on the import of...

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PM still undecided about campaign debut in Nakhon Ratchasima

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha remains undecided whether to attend his first campaign rally for the pro-junta Palang Pracharat party,...

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21 PAD protesters acquitted for 2008 parliament siege

Twenty-one anti-Thaksin protesters, accused of laying siege to Thailand’s parliament in October 2008, were acquitted today after the Criminal...

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PM may address his first campaign rally on March 10

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha may take to the podium to address supporters of the pro-junta Palang Pracharat party...

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Wissanu says HM King wants coronation to be economical and follow Royal tradition

His Majesty King Maha Vajiralong has commanded that his May 4-6 coronation ceremony should be economical and in line...

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MCOT told to review axing of election program host

The Thai Broadcast Journalists Association (TBJA) today called on the management of the state-owned Mass Communications Organization of Thailand (MCOT) to...

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Five Thais die after car plunged into ravine in northern Laos

Five Thai tourists were killed when their car plunged into a deep ravine in Luang Prabang, approximately 300 km...

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Political new-comers want to see change

The March-24 general election sees not only a huge number of first-time voters but also a large number of...

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Trump promises North Korea ‘AWESOME’ future ahead of summit

Hanoi (AFP) — US President Donald Trump touted North Korea’s “AWESOME” future if his “friend” Kim Jong Un, whom...

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