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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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General News Politics

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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Election2019 Highlight Election

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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Breaking News News South Watch

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Future Forward party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit has been dealt another blow after a website has withdrawn its support, claiming that the firebrand...

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Around Thailand Breaking News News

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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Election2019 General News Politics

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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News Politics

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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Highlight News Politics

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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Around Thailand General Ideas & Innovation News World

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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General Highlight News Politics

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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General Highlight News Politics

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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News Politics

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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News World

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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General News Politics

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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News World

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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Debating the Future News Politics

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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Asean News World

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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Highlight News Politics

Constitutional Court to rule on Thai Raksa Chart’s fate on March 7

The Constitutional Court has set March 7 as the date to decide the fate of Thai Raksa Chart Party...

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Debating the Future Highlight News Politics

Solving bread-and-butter issues for agricultural sector key policy for parties

Tackling bread-and-butter issues was the focus of the debate of representatives of five political parties taking part in an...

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Around Thailand News Tham Luang Rescue Operation

National Geographic competes to make Tham Luang rescue documentary

National Geographic has recently contacted the government-appointed Creative Media Committee for the rights to shoot a documentary about last July’s dramatic...

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General News Politics

Gen Prayut says no to election debate

Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha said today he will not take part in any political debate leading up to...

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Debating the Future News Politics World

Major parties optimistic about Thailand’s future after election

Representatives of six major political parties taking part in a debate forum organized by Thai PBS on Monday night...

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Photo of the Day

Photo of the day

Supporters of Pheu Thai Party gather outside as their party candidates for members of parliament for Narathiwat province arrive...

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Photo of the Day

Photo of the day

Supporters of Bhumjai Thai Party gather as party candidates arrive for registration with the election commission in Bangkok on...

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Photo of the Day

Photo of the day

A motorist rides past electoral posters in Bangkok on February 6, 2019.

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Photo of the Day

Photo of the day

Former Thai prime minister and Democratic Party candidate Abhisit Vejjajiva (C) greets supporters after registration with the election commission...

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Photo of the Day

Photo of the day

A Phalang Pracharat party supporter displays an electoral placard of Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha during a campaign rally...

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Photo of the Day

Photo of the day

Thai politician Chaturon Chaisang (C) of Thai Raksa Chart Party campaign in Bangkok on February 20, 2019, ahead of...

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Photo of the Day

Photo of the day

Palinee Ngaarmpring (R), one of the three prime minister candidates from Mahachon Party and first transgender candidate for the...

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Photo of the Day

Photo of the day

Prachachat Party leader Wan Muhamad Noor Matha (C) campaigns with party candidates during a rally in a market in...

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Around Thailand General Highlight News

Wang Nua district of Lampang province declared disaster zone

Wang Nua district of Thailand’s Northern province of Lampang, which suffered over 30 aftershocks following a 4.9 magnitude quake...

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General Ideas & Innovation News World

FDA warns new drug law does not legalize unlicensed marijuana cultivation

Thailand’s Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has clarified that the new narcotics law does not legalize the unrestricted planting...

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Asean News Politics World

Mahathir urges ASEAN to be vigilant against big power involvement in region

KUALA LUMPUR – Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad of Malaysia said today  big power rivalry and foreign interference swirling around the...

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Asean General News Politics World

US and China extend trade talks; Xi-Trump meeting may follow

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. and Chinese negotiators agreed Friday to extend high-level trade talks through the weekend, and President...

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General News World

Thailand’s dry season officially starts today

Thursday marked the official beginning of Thailand’s 3-month-long summer with temperatures in all parts of the country expected to average 1-2 degrees...

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News Politics Profiles

Future Forward grapples with political complications

All eyes will be on Future Forward leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit next week when he and two other party executives...

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Around Thailand Ideas & Innovation News

AOT dumps Duangrit Bunnag Group’s Suvarnabhumi Terminal 2 design

The board of Airports of Thailand Public Company, the operator of Suvarnabhumi international and several other airports in Thailand,...

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Breaking News News Politics

PM urges parties to refrain from campaign mud-slinging

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha today urged political parties to be constructive in their election campaigning and to refrain from...

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Business General News World

FAA lists 26 flaws in Thailand’s aviation standards that need rectification

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has identified 26 flaws in Thailand’s aviation standards during its recent inspection and...

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Around Thailand General Lifestyle News

National assembly to debate controversial rice bill despite protests

Despite protests by some farmer groups and the Democrat party, the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) is determined to go...

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Around Thailand General Ideas & Innovation News

Law to legalize marijuana for medical purposes takes effect

Marijuana, or “kanja” as it is known in Thailand, can now be grown legally and used in medical and scientific applicationswith the consent of the authorities concerned. The Narcotics Act...

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Business General World

UK lawmakers brand Facebook “‘digital gangsters”

LONDON (AP) — British lawmakers issued a scathing report Monday that calls for tougher rules to keep Facebook and...

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News Politics World

PM joins those hitting back at Pheu Thai party in defence of the military

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan have joined the chorus defending military spending and...

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Rangsit Uni poll puts Palang Pracharat leading with 21.5 percent

According to an opinion poll released today by Rangsit University, the pro-junta Palang Pracharat party will win the March...

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Around Thailand News

Usable water level in Khon Kaen’s Ubonrat reservoir alarmingly low

About a year ago, irrigation officials were discharging excess water through Ubonrat dam to increase reservoir capacity to ease...

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Around Thailand News Tham Luang Rescue Operation

Tham Luang cave closure postponed until further notice

Cancelling Friday’s order to close the famous Tham Luang cave in Thailand’s northern province of Chiang Rai from February...

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News Politics World

PM concerned about alleged distortion of rice bill

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha is concerned about alleged distortion of the contents of the upcoming Rice Bill in...

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Around Thailand Highlight News

Temperatures in 7 provinces set to hit 42-43 Celsius

Thailand’s Meteorological Department is warning people in seven provinces to brace for unusually high 42-43 degree Celsius daytime temperatures...

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Around Thailand General News Politics

PM tours Chatuchak weekend market

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha toured Bangkok’s famous Chatuchak weekend market today (Saturday) and chatted with both vendors and...

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Lifestyle News Tham Luang Rescue Operation World

Tham Luang cave to be closed from Feb 19

Thailand’s famous Tham Luang cave in the northern province of Chiang Rai will close to all visitors from February...

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News Politics

Thai Raksa Chart’s executive committee suspends campaign activities for a week

The pro-Thaksin Thai Raksa Chart party today announced the suspension of political activities by the party’s committee for seven...

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News Politics World

Election Commission rejects 2 PM and 107 party-list candidates

Thailand’s Election Commission announced today that 107 party-list and two prime ministerial candidates have been disqualified. Of the 2,917...

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News Politics World

Prayuth most favoured PM candidate while Pheu Thai party leads – Nida Poll

Prayut Chan-o-cha currently tops the list of prime ministerial candidates, but the pro-Thaksin Pheu Thai party is ahead, according...

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News Politics World

Pheu Thai demands dissolution of Palang Pracharat in response to Thai Raksa Chart’s possible disbandment

The Pheu Thai party has retaliated against the pro-junta Palang Pracharat party by demanding that the Election Commission dissolve...

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Quotes of the week

Quote of the week

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Quotes of the week

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Charter Court to decide Thursday whether to rule on Thai Raksa Chart’s fate

The Constitutional Court will decide by tomorrow afternoon whether or not to accept for consideration the request of the...

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Breaking News Highlight News Politics

Army chief dismisses coup rumour, but again says “don’t cross the line”

Thailand’s Army Commander-in-Chief General Apirat Kongsompong today ruled out the possibility of a coup d’état , saying that unfounded...

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Breaking News Breaking News News World

Smog problem made worse in the provinces by sugarcane burning

While Bangkok and surrounding provinces enjoy improved air conditions, the smog situation in several northern and northeastern provinces is...

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Lifestyle News World

Cabinet approves five-day Songkran holiday

Songkran revelers will have five days to enjoy the Thailand’s annual water festival this year, after the Cabinet approved...

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Breaking News Highlight News Politics World

Election Commission yet to decide on Thai Raksa Chart’s fate

Chairman of the Election Commission Itthiporn Boonprakong denied that the commission has already made a decision to have the  pro-Thaksin...

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News

Princess Ubolratana thanks Thais for support, Thai Raksa Chart cancels campaign visit

Hours after her bid to contest in the upcoming election as a prime minister candidate was blocked by HM...

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Highlights of the week News

Why the princess’s appearance on political scene is just fleeting

When the excitement died down, most people only saw problems. When romanticism associated with the Thai Raksa Chart’s stunning...

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General Politics

Khunying Sudarat vows to lead Pheu Thai party to election victory

Pheu Thai party’s election strategy chief Khunying Sudarat Keyuraphan vowed on Tuesday to lead the party to election victory...

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Asean General News Politics World

Democrats unveil ten policies to make Bangkok livable, clean, safe

Democrat party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva today presented ten policies to upgrade the livelihood of the people in Bangkok by...

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News Politics World

Much fanfare expected at first day of registration of election candidates

Registration of candidates for the much-awaited election scheduled for March 24 will begin tomorrow morning (Monday) for all 350...

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Asean General

Most undecided yet which parties to vote for

Poll finds most people undecided about which parties to vote for About 76 percent of respondents in the latest...

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Breaking News General News World

Most people want PM to use “bitter pill” to deal with smog problem: Suan Dusit Poll

Most people in and around Bangkok feel that the smog problem has reached a critical level and that Prime...

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General News World

First nesting of a Ridley’s turtle in 23 years on Phang-nga beach

After a 23 year absence from the beach in Thai Muang district of the southern Thai province of Phang-nga,...

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Thai court to hear Bahraini extradition request for footballer

The Thai Criminal Court yesterday agreed to hear the public prosecutor’s request for an extradition of jailed footballer Hakeem...

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