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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 recovery, the Royal Household Bureau said in its third announcement since…

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Police probe missing paintings of late national artist Thawan Datchanee

Security has been stepped at Ban Dum (Black House) of the late national artist Thawan Datchanee in Muang district of the northern province of Chiang Rai after more than 100…

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Search mounted to look for seven missing following flash flood and mud slide

The Third Army Region has sent out a search and rescue team to look for seven missing people after a refugee camp in Sob Moei district of the northern province…

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Over 20 sea turtles beach and most die in Phuket and Phang-nga in two months

More than 20 sea turtles landed on two beaches in Phuket and Phang-nga provinces and most of them died with the rest being seriously injured with little chance of survival…

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This photo by Taiwan agency CNA Photo taken and released on September 15, 2018 shows shows seawater being sucked into the air in Taitung county, eastern Taiwan, as Super Typhoon Mangkhut approached waters near southern Taiwan.

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 few days as an indirect effect from super Typhoon Mangkhut which…

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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 through Luzon of the Philippines and into the upper part of…

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New High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet is seen on a TV screen delivering her speech during the opening day of the 39th UN Council of Human Rights in Geneva on September 10, calling for the creation of a new “mechanism” tasked with preparing criminal indictments over atrocities committed in Myanmar.

UN human rights chief calls for new “mechanism” to deal with atrocities against Rohingya 

GENEVA — New UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet today called for the setting up of a new “mechanism” to prepare criminal indictments over atrocities committed in Myanmar,…

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Tham Luang rescue saga: From struggle to celebrations 

The Tham Luang Cave rescue efforts during June 23-July 10, 2018 involved thousands of people from all over the world. They included divers, rescue workers, police officers, soldiers and volunteers…

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Princess Soamsawali’s condition improves: Royal Household Bureau

The health condition of Her Royal Highness Princess Soamsawali has improved satisfactorily, but doctors at the Chulalongkorn Hospital have advised her to remain at the hospital for another period of…

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Thais and foreigners to receive Royal decorations for roles in Tham Luang rescue 

A total of 114 foreigners and 74 Thai civilians who were involved in the operations to rescue the 12 Wild Boars boys and their football coach from Tham Luang cave…

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Wild Boars boys, thank-you party, Australian underwater cave explorer

“Wild Boars” boys dream of taking Thailand into World Cup

The 12 Wild Boars boys and their coach whose dramatic rescue from Tham Luang cave in Chiang Rai in July riveted the whole world  said today they have a dream…

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Damage caused by a powerful quake in Hokkaido

A lot of damage caused by a powerful 6.6-magnitude quake rocked the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido Thursday, killing at least eight people, collapsing homes, and triggering landslides that left…

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All Nippon Airways check-in desks announces the cancellation of all flights due to an earthquake

A board next to the All Nippon Airways (ANA) check-in desks announces the cancellation of all flights due to an earthquake, at Chitose airport in Chitose city, Hokkaido prefecture on…

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Richard Liu Qiangdong, chairman and CEO of online retailer JD.com, was in Bangkok last November to promote his company’s business investments in Thailand.

JD.com CEO arrested on allegation of rape: police report

MINNEAPOLIS/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – The founder and chief executive of Chinese retailer JD.com Inc, Richard Liu, was arrested in Minneapolis last week following an allegation of rape, according to a public…

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Hundreds stranded as Purple Line train service disrupted during evening rush hours

Several hundreds of mostly office workers were stranded at Taopoon train station of the Purple Line train this evening after its service was temporarily suspended due to technical problems. Many…

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The sentencing of two Reuters reporters, Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, to seven years in jail early this month is seen as part of the campaign to silence independent media in Myanmar.
The sentencing of two Reuters reporters, Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, to seven years in jail early this month is seen as part of the campaign to silence independent media in Myanmar.

Myanmar court jails Reuters reporters for 7 years in landmark secrets case

YANGON (Reuters) – A Myanmar judge today found two Reuters journalists guilty of breaching a law on state secrets and jailed them for seven years, in a landmark case seen…

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People watch as a massive fire engulfs the National Museum in Rio de Janeiro, one of Brazil’s oldest, on Sunday. The cause of the fire was not yet known, according to local media.

Massive fire tears through Brazil’s 200-year old National Museum

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – A massive fire raced through Brazil’s 200-year-old National Museum in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday, probably destroying its collection of more than 20 million items,…

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Manhunt for a monk suspected of girdling and poisoning over 100 trees in temple

The forest management office in the southern province of Krabi are gathering evidence to take legal action against a monk who allegedly girdled more than 100 trees and then poisoned…

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Poll shows majority of people want political restrictions to be scrapped or eased

More than 45 percent of the respondents to an opinion poll want political restrictions to be completely scrapped against about 18 percent who want them to stay. Suan Dusit Poll…

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Mahathir fears Malays will lose out if more Chinese businessmen are allowed in

Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad voiced fears that Malays and the Bumiputera would be out-competed if Malaysia welcomes a flood of traders and entrepreneurs from China, the New Straits Times Malaysia…

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Former “Wadah” leader Wan Nor made leader of Prachachart Party

Former Narathiwat MP and leader of the Wadah group of southern Muslim politicians Mr Wa Muhamad Noor Matha or Wan Nor was today voted leader of the newly-formed Prachachart Party…

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Rohingya refugees attend a ceremony organised to remember the first anniversary of a military crackdown that prompted a massive exodus of people from Myanmar to Bangladesh, at the Kutupalong refugee camp in Ukhia on August 25, 2018.

Fake photos in Myanmar army’s ‘True News’ book on the Rohingya crisis

YANGON (Reuters) – The grainy black-and-white photo, printed in a new book on the Rohingya crisis authored by Myanmar’s army, shows a man standing over two bodies, wielding a farming…

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Probe ordered into cutting of a royal Bodhi tree in Prachuab Khiri Khan

A fact-finding panel has been set up at the order of Prachuab Khiri Khan governor to probe the cutting down of a Bodhi tree at a temple in this southern…

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Chao Phraya riverside residents in Ayutthaya, Ang Thong told to face possible flooding

People living on both sides of the Chao Phraya River in the central provinces of Ayutthaya and Ang Thong were told to brace for possible flooding as more water is…

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British cave diver’s lawyer prepares libel lawsuit against billionaire Elon Musk 

British cave diver Vernon Unsworth who played a crucial role in the rescue of 12 Wild Boars boys and their coach from the flooded Tham Luang cave in July has…

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HM Queen fully recovers from flu, to be discharged today

Her Majesty Queen Sirikit has fully recovered from flu and doctors at Chulalongkorn Hospital advised her to be discharged today, the Bureau of the Royal Household announced.   The bureau…

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Over 50,000 people forced to flee  homes after collapse of dam spillway in Myanmar

More than 50,000 people were forced to flee their homes, five people went missing and 27 villages went under floodwater on Wednesday night after a dam spillway collapsed in Bago…

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British girl urged to file rape complaint by Sept 25

The 19-year-old British woman who claimed to have been drugged and raped while vacationing on Koh Tao island of Surat Thani’s Koh Phangan district should come and file a complaint…

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A major bridge along Yangon to Mandalay highway linking Yangon to capital Naypyidaw is seen damaged by rampaging flood waters from a dam on August 29, 2018.

A dam spillway in central Myanmar collapsed early August 29

Residents negotiate a flooded road after rampaging waters from Swar Chaung dam spillway submerged villages in Bago region, central Myanmar on August 29, 2018. A dam spillway in central Myanmar…

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The United Nations Security Council meets to discuss the situation in Myanmar at UN Headquarters in New York on Tuesday.

Myanmar rejects UN report on genocide against Rohingya

The government of Myanmar this morning rejected the findings of a UN investigation accusing its armed forces of genocide against the Rohingya. Myanmar has come under immense pressure this week…

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Five districts in Nong Khai heavily flooded

Five districts of the northeastern border province of Nong Khai have been heavily flooded by overflows from tributaries of the Mekong River, local authorities reported this morning. The five districts…

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Anwar believes Mahathir will keep promise of power transfer

KUALA LUMPUR —  Former deputy prime minister of Malaysia Anwar Ibrahim says he believes Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad will keep his promise to hand over the reins to him. In…

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PM disagrees with higher penalties for drivers without driving licenses

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said today that he personally did not agree with a police proposal to increase the penalties for drivers without driving licenses.  Asked about the controversial proposal…

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New Malaysian peace talks facilitator hopeful of peace agreement

The new Malaysian facilitator for peace talks in southern Thailand said today he sees the possibility of an agreement to end the violence that has plagued the Thai region for…

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AOT accepts Ja Sam’s widow as an airport inspector

The Airports of Thailand has accepted Mrs Waleeporn Kunan, widow of the late former SEAL member Lt-Cmdr Samarn Kunan, as an inspector attached to Suvarnabhumi international airport, in recognition of …

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Many Rohingya survivors and victims were traumatised by the killings and rapes inflicted on the Muslim minority last year as 700,000 fled across the border.

Myanmar military leaders should face ‘genocide’ charges – UN report

The call, accompanying the first report by UN investigators, amounts to some of the strongest language yet from UN officials who have denounced alleged human rights violations in Myanmar since…

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Mong Thongdee wins paper plane championship

Mong Thongdee, who won Thailand paper plane championship nine years ago when he was 12,  won the Thailand paper plane championship in the general individual category at Muang Thong Thani…

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Senator John McCain, ex-POW and political maverick, dead at 81

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US Senator John McCain, a former prisoner of war in Vietnam who ran unsuccessfully for president as a self-styled maverick Republican in 2008 and became a prominent…

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Police defend  proposal for stiff fines for drivers without driving licenses

Thailand has become the world’s Number One with the highest rate of road accidents with ten million drivers out of a total of 31 without driving licenses, said Pol Maj-Gen…

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Australia’s incumbent Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull leaves a press conference with his grandchildren after a party meeting in Canberra today during which Treasurer Scott Morrison was voted as Australia’s seventh prime minister in 11 years.

Australian Treasurer Scott Morrison to become new prime minister

CANBERRA (Reuters) – Australian Treasurer Scott Morrison will become Australia’s new prime minister after winning a Liberal party leadership vote today, ending an internecine battle that has scarred the conservative…

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Customs to tighten up watch on couriers of brand-name products

The Customs Department will set up an intelligence gathering centre to keep track on people posing as passengers but in fact are couriers smuggling in brand-name products from overseas.  …

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New operating hours from 4 pm-midnight for Khao Sarn vendors

Vendors on Khao Sarn road, one of Bangkok’s best known landmarks among backpackers,  will be allowed to do their business from 4 pm until midnight instead of 6 pm until…

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Free bus service to avoid mass transit construction routes

Bangkok Mass Transit Authority (BMTA) will provide free bus service starting  September 1 for city  commuters to encourage them to avoid travelling through areas where construction of three mass transit…

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US-China trade war escalates

BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States and China today escalated their acrimonious trade war, implementing punitive 25 percent tariffs on $16 billion worth of each other’s goods, even as mid-level…

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Wild Boars boys thank the world for teaching them ‘love’

The 12 Wild Boars soccer players and their coach who captured the world’s attention last month while stranded in the Tham Luang cave in Chiang Rai said they wanted to…

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Thailand wins two prestigious awards at 8th World Puppet Carnival, Russia

Young Thai puppet art performers of Nataya Bangkok Club have won two prestigious awards – Best Traditional Show Award and Audience Award – in the 8th World Puppet Carnival in…

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Former journalists of Radio Free Asia (RFA) Oun Chhin (left) and Yeang Sothearin walk out of Prey Sar prison in Phnom Penh on August 21.

Radio Free Asia reporters on espionage charges in Cambodia released on bail

The Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Tuesday freed on bail two former Radio Free Asia reporters who were charged with espionage, The Phnom Penh Post Online reported on Wednesday. 49-year…

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Long-awaited reunion ends with a tearful farewell

South Korean Lee Geum-Sum, 92,  waves to her North Korean son Lee Sung-Chul, 71, as she is leaving on a bus after a three-day family reunion meeting at the Mount…

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Representatives of the member countries of the Confederation of ASEAN Journalists (CAJ) link arms for a photo session to demonstrate their commitment to fight against fake news at a forum held in Bangkok on Tuesday.

ASEAN journalists call for joint efforts to battle fake news

Recognizing fake news as a global challenge, media representatives of ASEAN countries have agreed  that the fight against falsehoods and disinformation must be a joint effort of all stake-holders in…

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Family of deceased army cadet petitions Medical Council

Family of deceased armed forces cadet Pakapong “ Moei” Tanyakan filed a complaint with the secretariat of the Medical Council, demanding a probe into the conduct of the doctors at…

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Human rights lawyers condemn beating of pro-election activist

The Thai Lawyers for Human Rights on today issued a statement condemning the use of violence against pro-election activist Ekachai Hongkangwan who had been physically attacked and demanding the government…

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Murder suspect “Sia Oun” returned to Thailand from Cambodia

Panya Yingdang, alias Sia Oun, the prime suspect in the daring murders of a woman and her male companion in Chon Buri on July 29, has been returned to Thailand…

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Phetchaburi town residents fight floods with own floodwalls

Residents in the tourist town of  Phetchaburi have built their own floodwalls with concrete blocks to brace for water overflow from Phetchaburi river that is expected to hit wide areas…

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7 new human rights commissioners selected 

Well-known human rights advocates, a former diplomat and two members of the board of governors of Thai PBS  are among the seven people picked for the new National Human Rights…

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Heavier penalties for traffic violations

Driving without a license will no longer be a minor offence as it can land you in jail for up to three months with a maximum fine of 50,000 baht,…

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Election in February? Prayut says yes, and then perhaps 

Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha insisted today there is no justification for the general election to take place before February next year. Speaking to reporters after the mobile Cabinet meeting…

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Queen’s condition has improved

Her Majesty Queen Sirikit’s overall health condition has improved after doctors at Chulalongkorn hospital administered medication on her, the Bureau of the Royal Household announced on Tuesday. The Queen does…

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Spillover from Kaeng Krachan dam to reach Phetchaburi town tomorrow 

Residents in Phetchaburi are bracing for water that is expected to be spilled over from Kaeng Krachan dam tomorrow noon. The dam is currently holding 777 million cubic metres of…

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Artificial rain-making operations for 13 water-scarce provinces

As many provinces throughout the country are awash with rain and facing flooding, there are 13 provinces in northern, northeastern and central regions which are scarce of water and need…

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South Korean Jo Hye-do, 86, and Jo Do-jae, 75, meet their North Korean sister Jo Soon Do, 89, during a separated family reunion meeting at the Mount Kumgang resort on the North’s southeastern coast on August 20, 2018.

War-separated families of Koreas meet for first time in over 6 decades

Hundreds of South and North Koreans torn apart by the 1950-53 Korean War met for the first time in over six decades in a tearful, long-dreamed-of family reunion on Monday,…

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King sends message of condolence over Kofi Annan’s death

His Majesty the King has sent a message of condolence to United Nations secretary-general Antonio Guterres over the recent death of Mr Kofi Annan, former UN secretary-general. The message reads…

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At least five killed in latest quake in Lombok on Sunday

At least five people were killed in multiple earthquakes – including a powerful and a shallow 6.9-magnitude tremor – which rocked the Indonesian holiday island of Lombok on Sunday, according…

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Chiang Mai-Chiang Rai highway reopened

The main highway between Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai provinces in the upper North has been reopened to traffic after the five sections damaged by a flash flood were repaired….

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NCPO has final say on election day: EC secretary-general

Election Commission secretary-general Charoongwit Poomma clarified on Sunday that the earliest election day on February 24 floated by the EC chairman was just a “model” as the final say would…

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Only 2 mobile operators bid for 1800-megahertz spectrum

DTAC Trinet (DTN) and Advance Wireless are the only two mobile operators that participated in the auction for the 18000-megahertz spectrum organized on Sunday by the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications…

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Canada isolated in row with Saudi Arabia

Relations between Canada and Saudi Arabia have nosedived as both countries try to assert themselves in a changing international climate. The spat between Saudi Arabia and Canada seemed, at first,…

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Trade Wars: Who can stand the pain longest, China or the United States?

Trade Wars – the US and China are staring each other down – who’ll blink first? What are their trade weapons and who started it? And what effects are they…

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Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo carries a torch of the 2018 Asian Games as he runs with Sport and Youth Minister Imam Nahrawi (L) during the torch relay at the presidential palace in Jakarta on August 17, 2018.

President Jokowi declares Asian Games 2018 open

The Asian Games 2018 torch relay has finally completed its one-month-long journey covering a total distance of 18 thousand kilometers and touring 53 cities and districts in 18 provinces across…

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Pentagon says China military ‘likely training for strikes’ on US targets

WASHINGTON (Reuters) — China’s military has expanded its bomber operations in recent years while “likely training for strikes” against the United States and its allies, a Pentagon report released on…

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Timeline of the fall of the Turkish Lira

It has been a rough year for the lira and the Turkish economy in general, despite logging a 7.4 percent growth rate in 2017. Omer Kablan looks at how the…

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Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen (C) poses for photos with garment workers during his visit to 15,000 factory employees in Phnom Penh on August 15, 2018.

It’s official: Hun Sen’s party win all 125 seats in recent elections

The Cambodia’s National Election Commission on Wednesday announced the official results of the July 29 general elections that shows the ruling Cambodian People’s Party of Prime Minister Hun Sen sweeping…

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Former Phra Buddha Issara released on bail

Former activist monk, Phra Buddha Issara, was released on bail from Bangkok special prison on late Wednesday night. A white van with the former abbot of Wat Or Noi on…

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PM Prayut tours Bangkok for first-hand look at traffic gridlock

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha went on a tour of Bangkok city today to observe first-hand the capital’s traffic problems and progress in the upgrading of transport networks designed to alleviate…

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5 new Election Commission members get royal approval

The appointment of the five new members of the Election Commission, whose main task is to prepare for the first post-coup general elections expected next year,  has been given a…

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Laos farmland flood damage bill exceeds US$15 million

The impact of recent flooding in northern and southeastern provinces of Laos has cost the agricultural sector around 127 billion kip (about US$15 million), according to an initial report from…

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Mong’s hope of citizenship brightens after receiving 3 letters of certification

Mong Thongdee’s hope of getting Thai citizenship is one step closer to reality as he has now received three letters of certification which are crucial in proving his contributions to…

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South Korean Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyun (right) and his North Korean counterpart Ri Son Gwon walk into a meeting room for their talks at the northern side of the border truce village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) dividing the two Koreas today.

North, South Korea to hold summit in Pyongyang in September

(REUTERS) – North and South Korea agreed to hold a summit in Pyongyang in September, the latest step forward in cross-border ties this year after more high-level talks today, the…

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No one can obliterate Taiwan’s existence, declares President Tsai Ing-wen

(REUTERS) – Vowing that “no one can obliterate Taiwan’s existence”, President Tsai Ing-wen left on Sunday for the United States and two of its remaining diplomatic allies, amid pressure from…

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Late SEAL Samarn’s mom named national outstanding mother

The mother of former Navy SEAL member Lt-Conmander Samarn Kunan, Mrs Samran, was named a national outstanding mother on the National Mother’s Day today. She was bestowed with a framed…

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A mosque damaged by an earthquake at Bayan in Lombok, Indonesia.

Earthquake damage on Lombok reaches US$138 million

The damage and losses caused by last week’s 7.0-magnitude earthquake in Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara (NTB), and Bali have been estimated to reach more than US$138 million, according to Indonesia’s…

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Two Thai workers have died in Israel

Two Thai workers, both from Nakhon Phanom province, died this month in Israel and their relatives will be liable to compensation and other benefits according to the law, Labour Minister…

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8 large-sized dams now under watch

The Office of National Water Resources is keeping a close watch on eight large-sized dams which are holding water at alarming levels, ONWR secretary-general Somkiat Prajumwong said on Friday. Mr…

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2 Thai workers in Israel injured in Hamas rocket attack

Two Thai workers, a man and a woman, were injured on Wednesday after Hamas militants in Gaza launched about 150 rockets and mortars on Israeli towns in southern Israel, Foreign…

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UNHCR lauds decision to grant Wild Boars Thai citizenship

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) today welcomed the Thai Government’s decision to grant Thai citizenship to three stateless Wild Boars boys and their football coach on Wednesday….

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Former “Nen Kham” gets 114 years for cheating

Wirapol Sukphol, better known as Luang Pu Nen Kham Chattiko, former monastic chief of Wat Pa Khantitham monastery in Ubon Ratchathani province, was today sentenced to 114 years in jail…

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More seatless carriages planned for subway trains during rush hours

Bangkok Expressway and Metro Pcl which operates the Blue Line subway is pondering whether it should double the number of seatless carriage to two for each train so there will…

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Four national parks to cede some land for reservoirs

The Cabinet today approved the proposal of the Ministry of Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives to slice off some areas of four national parks for the construction of reservoirs of the…

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Massive Truck Explosion in Italy

A massive blast of a fuel tanker on a highway in the northern part of Italy has caused at least 2 dead and 50 severely injured. The dramatic explosion occurred…

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Irrigation unveils plan to divert runoff from Kaeng Krachan dam

The Royal Irrigation Department has unveiled a two-pronged plan to divert runoff from the Kaeng Krachan dam into an irrigation system on both sides of the Phetchaburi river and into…

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Tourists flee Indonesia’s Lombok island after quake kills 91

Rescue workers found chaos and destruction across the Indonesian resort island of Lombok today  after a magnitude 6.9 earthquake killed at least 91 people and prompted an exodus of tourists…

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Hospital staff treat patients outside a hospital after an earthquake rocked Indonesia’s Lombok island, in Mataram this evening.

Tsunami warning after Bali, Lombok hit by earthquake

Indonesia’s resort islands of Bali and Lombok were rocked by a magnitude 7.0 earthquake this evening, prompting a tsunami warning and panic among holidaymakers and residents. The quake, which struck…

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Irrigation Department draws lessons from previous floods to plan this year’s dam water management

The Royal Irrigation Department has drawn lessons learned from the floods in 2016-17 in planning the management of water in the Kaeng Krachan dam in Phetchaburi province to protect the…

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Screengrab taken from a handout video released by Venezuelan Television (VTV) showing Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro his wife Cilia Flores and military authorities reacting to the sound of an explosion.

7 injured in murder attempt against Venezuelan President Maduro

Seven people were injured in an assassination attempt against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, Venezuela’s Communications Minister Jorge Rodriguez said. “President Maduro was not injured in the murder attempt,” the minister…

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PM concerned with prospect of prolonged flooding in Phetchaburi province

Prime Minister Prauyuth Chan-o-cha has instructed all authorities concerned with water management to closely monitor water situation in all dams and reservoirs, especially the Kaeng Krachan dam in Phetchaburi province…

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US urges ASEAN to maintain pressure on North Korea

United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo today  called on ASEAN to maintain diplomatic and economic pressure on North Korea to achieve denuclearization. At a press conference in Singapore for…

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PM thanks US for return of Ban Chiang artefacts

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha thanks the United State government for the return of 12 pre-historic artefacts of the Ban Chiang era to Thailand and all parties concerned for their hard…

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Media at odds with government spokesmen over new media restrictions

Government House reporters and photographers were at odds with the spoke persons of Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-o-cha over a new set of formalities that they are to observe while covering…

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Court rejects bail for 8 ex-officials implicated in temple fund scandal

The Criminal Court for Corruption and Malfeasance Cases on Thursday rejected bail requested by five former senior officials of the National Office of Buddhism on the ground that their alleged…

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Famous Ban Paew water draining team to save Sakhon Nakhon from flooding

A team of water draining experts from Ban Paew district in Samut Sakhon province is now in the northeastern province of Sakhon Nakhon with their high-powered water pumps to help drain…

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Residents make their way in floodwaters in Shwegyin, Bago region on Wednesday. Fears that embankments could burst under fresh rains have mounted in flooded southeastern Myanmar, where more than 130,000 people have been forced from their homes and a dozen people killed.

ASEAN offers help over floods to Myanmar

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has said the regional group is ready to provide relief and humanitarian assistance to Myanmar amid the massive floods that swept through several…

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