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Opposition abstained in budget vote so important spending is not delayed – Suthin

The Government’s 3.2 trillion baht budget bill for 2020 fiscal year passed the first reading in the House of Representatives Saturday night, after three days of debate, with 251 MPs…

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A joint meeting of the Cabinet and members of the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) today. It was the last Cabinet meeting for the 15 ministers who are resigning. — Picture from Government House

2020 budget bill passes first reading in Parliament

After 3 days of debate, the Government’s 3.2 trillion baht 2020 fiscal budget bill sailed through its first reading in the House of Representatives today (Saturday), with 251 MPs voting…

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Magnitude 5 earthquake may hit Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai in next 10 years

Thailand’s northern provinces of Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai may face a magnitude 5 earthquake, as measured on the Richter Scale (ML), in the next 10 years after a 4.1…

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PM promises to act on the Opposition’s constructive recommendations

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said today (Saturday) that he was satisfied with the deliberations over the budget bill in the past two days and promised to act upon the constructive…

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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 Shinawatra during his defence in the media ownership case before the…

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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 Government infrastructure mega projects, such as the electric trains, assuring that…

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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 case on November 20th. The court completed its inquiry today (Friday)…

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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 career free from conflicts of interest, so he will not suffer…

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Johnson returns to London to drum up support for Brexit deal

LONDON (AP) — After winning the backing of European Union leaders for his new Brexit deal , Prime Minister Boris Johnson was in London Friday looking to secure enough support to get…

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New protests planned as marches converge in Catalonia

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Catalan regional capital is bracing for a fifth day of protests over the conviction of a dozen independence leaders.   Clashes with police broke out…

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China’s growth slows to 6% in third quarter, weakest in 27 years

China’s economy expanded at its slowest rate in nearly three decades during the third quarter as it was hit by the long-running US trade war and cooling domestic demand, data…

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Charter court opens inquiry into Thanathorn’s alleged media ownership

The Constitutional Court today (Friday) opened its inquiry into Future Forward party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit’s media shareholding case. Thanathorn and nine other defence witnesses are lined up to be questioned…

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Thai MPs told not to discard garbage in the parliament chamber

Members of parliament have been reminded of the dignity and status of the parliament chamber, and the need to maintain cleanliness, after it was discovered that the chamber was littered…

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Royal Barge Procession postponed to December 12th

His Majesty the King has ordered the Royal Barge Procession to be postponed to December 12th, from October 24th, as recommended by the organizing committee chaired by Prime Minister Prayut…

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70 Future Forward MPs vote against executive decree

Both Government and Opposition MPs, with the exception of 70 from the Future Forward party, today voted in support of an executive decree to transfer some army troops and funding…

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Princess Sirindhorn in hospital for treatment of intestinal infection

Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn was admitted to Chulalongkorn Hospital today after she developed a fever and experienced some abdominal pain, the Bureau of the Royal Household said…

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Charter Court rules General Prayut’s premiership legal because he is not an ‘other state official’

General Prayut Chan-o-cha’s premiership is legal under Sections 160 (6) and 98 (15) of the Constitution after the nine-member Constitution Court ruled that he is not an “other state official”…

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Seripisut rails against budget bill, challenging its legitimacy

Defiant Seri Ruam Thai party leader Pol Gen Seripisut Temiyavet has rejected the budget bill, claiming that it was drawn up by an illegitimate government, led by a Prime Minister…

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PM asks MPs to view national budget and government works as a whole

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha asked all MPs, as he presented the 3.2 trillion baht budget bill for 2020 fiscal year to the House of Representatives this morning (Thursday), not to…

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Pheu Thai MPs warned of election blacklisting if they support Government

Opposition chief whip Suthin Klangsaeng warned this morning, ahead of the debate on the budget bill, that any Pheu Thai MPs who do not vote with the Opposition against the…

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Despite frequent drawbacks, Chuan still has confidence in democracy

Despite all the political ups and downs that have seen Thailand swing between democracy and military dictatorship, House Speaker Chuan Leekpai, whose political career spans over five decades, still has…

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Chadchart’s dilemma underscores big political shift

Will Future Forward “surpass” Pheu Thai? The question is becoming glaring with each passing day, underlined by the apparent reluctance of Chadchart Sittipunt to run in the Bangkok gubernatorial election…

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Charter Court suspends Pheu Thai MP Nawat from parliamentary duties

Convicted Pheu Thai MP Nawat Tohcharoensook has been suspended from performing duties as a member of parliament by the Constitutional Court, pending a ruling on his parliamentary status. The Constitutional…

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3.9 magnitude quake shakes Thailand’s Loei province

A minor earthquake, estimated at 3.9 magnitude on the Richter scale, shook Muang district of the north-eastern province of Loei this afternoon (Wednesday). Many residents in Tambons Na Or, Kok…

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Government and Opposition given 18 hours each to debate budget bill

Government and Opposition whips have agreed on a three-day debate of the budget bill, starting tomorrow (Thursday) at 9.30 am, with each side being allotted 18 hours to speak. In…

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Three red-shirt leaders ordered to pay ฿21 million to victims of arson attacks in 2010

Thailand’s Supreme Court has upheld three Appeals Court verdicts holding three red-shirt leaders accountable for the torching of commercial buildings, including the Centre One shopping mall and Dok Ya building,…

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Eight elephant carcasses pose risk to water quality in reservoir

Khao Yai national park officials are set to take a boat upstream, from their station at Khun Dan Prakan Chon reservoir to Khlong Ton Sai, to scatter anti-pollution chemicals over…

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Anti-narcotics police seize ฿15 million cash and uncover huge money laundering operation

In multiple raids in Samut Prakan and Nonthaburi provinces yesterday, narcotic suppression officials seized about 15 million baht in cash and many valuables. They also uncovered several bank accounts, allegedly…

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Opposition may support budget bill if Government acts on their recommendations

The opposition is ready to let the 3.2 trillion baht budget bill for 2020 pass its first reading in the House of Representatives if the Government agrees to the Opposition’s…

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Tai Yai Delicacies in Mae Hong Son

Tai Yai or Shan people are a predominant ethnic group in Mae Hong Son province north of Thailand. That makes the foods in this small, misty town unique and delicious….

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Locals clean a house, in the aftermath of typhoon Hagibis, in Yanagawamachi district, Date City, Fukushima prefecture, Japan October 15, 2019. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

Japan typhoon death toll climbs to 74, rescuers search for missing people

DATE, Japan (Reuters) – Rescue workers in Japan searched for the missing on Wednesday as the death toll from one of the worst typhoons to hit the country rose to…

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FILE PHOTO: Anti-government demonstrators march in protest against the invocation of the emergency laws in Hong Kong, China, October 14, 2019. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

U.S. House takes hard line on China over Hong Kong, Huawei

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed four pieces of legislation taking a hard line on China, three related to pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong and…

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House committee to invite General Apirat for chat over his controversial speech

The House Committee for Security Affairs, National Borders, Strategy and Reform has agreed to invite Army Commander-in-Chief General Apirat Kongsompong to an “exchange of views” on October 21st over the…

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Parents of a Japanese tourist killed 12 years ago to meet Thailand’s Justice Minister

Japanese police, and parents of a Japanese tourist killed at Sukhothai historical park 12 years ago, are due to meet with Justice Minister Somsak Thepsuthin tomorrow (Wednesday) to follow up…

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Tightened monitoring of Bryde’s whales after jet-ski incident

The Department of Marine and Coastal Resources has been told to tighten up monitoring of Bryde’s, or Bruda whales in the seas off Thailand’s southern province of Phetchaburi after about…

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Signing of high-speed train contract to link 3 airports on October 25th – DPM

The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) and the Charoen Pokphand Group-led consortium are expected to sign a contract for the high-speed train project, linking Suvarnabhumi and Don Mueang international airports…

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November 4th & 5th declared special public holidays for Bangkok and Nonthaburi

The cabinet has designated November 4th and 5th as special public holidays for Bangkok and its neighbouring province of Nonthaburi to ease traffic and facilitate the travel and security arrangements…

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Thailand’s corporate confidence index falls for 7th consecutive month

Thailand’s corporate confidence index has fallen for the seventh month in a row, dipping to 46.2 points in September from August’s 46.5 points due to export contraction, trade tensions between…

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Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam speaks during a news conference in Hong Kong, China, October 8, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Hong Kong’s leader Lam’s policy address to focus on land and housing

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong’s embattled leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday that her annual policy address this week would focus on land and housing measures as months of…

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Japan searches for survivors as Typhoon Hagibis death toll hits 56

Tens of thousands of rescuers worked into the night Monday to find survivors of a powerful typhoon in Japan that killed at least 56 people, as fresh rain threatened to hamper their efforts. Typhoon Hagibis…

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Opportunity from the rise of China

Today, the role of China in the world has dramatically increased in importance, both in terms of the economy and politics, according to a speech given by President Xi Jinping…

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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 national budget bill for 2020 fiscal year is due for deliberation…

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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 military dictatorship to fight for democracy 46 years ago on the…

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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 homes Sunday, as the death toll from a ferocious typhoon climbed…

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Cold season due to arrive in this Thursday

Thailand will officially enter the cold season this Thursday, October 17th, according to the Meteorological Department. The department says that the average minimum temperatures in northern Thailand will steadily drop…

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Siriraj Hospital’s special program for BA graduates to study medicine

The Medical Science Faculty of Siriraj hospital has a special quota of four places, for the 2020 academic year, for anyone with a BA in any field and an average…

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Thai people join merit-making ceremonies in remembrance of the passing of late King Bhumibol Adulyadej

Thai people across the country, many wearing yellow, made merit, attended religious ceremonies and participated in activities today to commemorate the passing of the beloved late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. In…

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Typhoon Hagibis batters Japan with ‘unprecedented’ rain

Powerful Typhoon Hagibis barrelled through Japan Saturday, killing at least two people and lashing large parts of the country with “unprecedented” rain that caused floods, landslides and emergency disaster warnings. Around 7.3 million people…

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16 killed in Burkina Faso mosque attack

Sixteen people died and two were seriously injured in an attack on a mosque in Burkina Faso’s volatile north, security sources said Saturday. Armed men attacked the Grand Mosque in Salmossi on…

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Hong Kong riot police patrol along a road to clear up barricades after protesters blocked the way during an anti-emergency laws march in Hong Kong on October 12, 2019.

Petrol bombs thrown inside HK’s metro station

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Petrol bombs were thrown inside a Hong Kong metro station on Saturday but no one was injured, the government said, as pro-democracy protesters angry at what…

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Damaged houses caused by weather patterns from Typhoon Hagibis are seen in Ichihara, Chiba prefecture on October 12, 2019.

Two dead as ‘unprecedented’ Typhoon Hagibis slams into Japan

Powerful Typhoon Hagibis slammed into Japan on Saturday, killing at least two people and prompting authorities to issue their highest level of disaster warning over “unprecedented” downpours that caused flooding and landslides. Around 7.3…

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Typhoon Hagibis slams into Japan

Powerful Typhoon Hagibis slammed into Japan on Saturday, killing one even before making landfall and prompting authorities to issue their highest level of disaster warning over “unprecedented” downpours. More than 7.3 million people were…

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Typhoon Hagibis approach brings strong waves to Japan's shore

Powerful Typhoon Hagibis brings strong waves to the southern tip of Japan's Izu Peninsula. It is forecast to crash into land in central or eastern Japan early Saturday evening, packing maximum gusts of 216 kilometres per hour (134 miles per hour), Japan's Meteorological Agency (JMA) said.#ThaiPBSWorld #Japan #japanTyphoon #Hagibis #SaveJapan

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Typhoon Hagibis approach brings strong waves to Japan’s shore

Powerful Typhoon Hagibis brings strong waves to the southern tip of Japan’s Izu Peninsula. It is forecast to crash into land in central or eastern Japan early Saturday evening, packing…

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Modi tells Xi summit will launch ‘new era’ for India and China

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Saturday that his summit with Chinese leader Xi Xinping would launch a “new era” between the neighbours who are seeking to overcome troublesome differences….

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Bhumjaithai ministers threaten to quit if controversial herbicides are not banned

Increasing pressure was applied to the National Hazardous Substances Committee (NHSC) when Deputy Prime Minister and Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul announced today that the Bhumjaithai party’s ministers, who oversee…

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Kenya’s Kipchoge busts mythical two-hour marathon barrier

Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge on Saturday made history, busting the mythical two-hour barrier for the marathon on a specially prepared course in a huge Vienna park. With an unofficial time of…

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Army chief does not expect everyone to believe him, says Army spokesman

Army Commander-in-Chief General Apirat Kongsompong did not force or expect anyone to believe in what he said yesterday about a “hybrid war” being waged by a collection of ill-intentioned politicians,…

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Thanathorn says General Apirat’s controversial speech may fuel hatred among Thais

Future Forward party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit expressed concern today (Saturday) that Army Command-in-Chief General Apirat Kongsompong’s speech, given at the Army headquarters yesterday, may fuel the fire of hatred among…

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One dead as Typhoon Hagibis takes aim at Japan

Powerful Typhoon Hagibis on Saturday claimed its first victim even before making landfall, as potentially record-breaking rains and high winds sparked evacuation orders for more than 1.6 million people. Rated “large and…

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Live cameras at many of Japan’s landmarks show the effects of Typhoon Hagibis in real-time

Powerful Typhoon Hagibis churned towards Japan on Saturday, heading straight towards the capital with potentially record-breaking rains and sparking evacuation orders, transport disruption and power outages even before making landfall. These links…

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Power outages, evacuations as Typhoon Hagibis takes aim at Japan

Powerful Typhoon Hagibis churned towards Japan on Saturday, heading straight towards the capital with potentially record-breaking rains and sparking evacuation orders, transport disruption and power outages even before making landfall. Rated “large…

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Economic cabinet approves stimulus package to boost tourism

The economic ministers today approved a stimulus package for the last quarter of the year to boost the tourism sector, with the aim of achieving a 3% growth rate. Tourism…

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Thanathorn defends himself against accusations of meddling in with Hong Kong protests

Future Forward party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit has denied that he has any connections with political groups in Hong Kong and said he respects China’s law regarding the Hong Kong Special…

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Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed wins 2019 Nobel Peace Prize

OSLO (Reuters) – Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed won the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for his peacemaking efforts with Eritrea.   Ethiopia and Eritrea, longtime foes who fought…

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NATO chief calls on Turkey to show ‘restraint’ in Syria operation

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg expressed “serious concerns” on Friday about Turkey’s ongoing operation against Kurdish forces in Syria and called for “restraint”.  “I shared… my serious concerns about this…

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In this photo taken in 2012, a skull of an endangered helmeted hornbill is displayed in Bangkok, Thailand. Conservationists say time is running out for Thailand’s dwindling population of helmeted hornbills thanks to poaching of the exotic birds for the ivory-like casques atop their big yellow beaks. (Kaset Sutasha/The Bird Conservation Society of Thailand via AP)

Better protection sought for Thailand’s helmeted hornbill

BANGKOK (AP) — Time is running out for Thailand’s dwindling population of helmeted hornbills thanks to poaching of the exotic birds for the ivory-like casques atop their big red and…

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Army chief Gen Apirat warns Thailand is facing “hybrid warfare”

Army Commander-in-Chief Gen Apirat Kongsompong warned this morning that Thailand is facing what he described as a “hybrid warfare” being waged by a collection of “ill-intentioned politicians”,  remnants of communist…

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People march to protest against what they say is the abuse of pro-democracy protesters by Hong Kong police, at Chater Garden in Central district, Hong Kong, China October 11, 2019. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Hundreds take to Hong Kong streets ahead of new round of weekend protests

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hundreds of mask-wearing pro-democracy protesters marched through Hong Kong’s central business district at lunchtime on Friday, occupying a main thoroughfare and disrupting traffic as the city…

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Chinese Vice Premier Liu He accompanied by U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, left, and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, greets the media before a minister-level trade meetings at the Office of the United States Trade Representative in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

Trump says US-China trade talks are ‘going very well’

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump offered an upbeat assessment of U.S.-China trade talks and said he would meet at the White House on Friday with the leader of the…

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Chinese Embassy warns Thai politicians against interfering in Hong Kong protests

The Chinese Embassy in Thailand has warned unnamed Thai politicians against alleged interference in China’s internal affairs over the ongoing violent protests in Hong Kong.   “Some Thai politicians have…

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Brexit deal hopes hang on British breakfast with Barnier

Britain and Europe’s top Brexit negotiators sit down together Friday to test what British and Irish leaders say might be a “pathway” to a deal.   Technical talks on an…

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Hong Kong’s metro, legislature open but more protests planned for weekend

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong’s metro operator opened all stations on Friday for the first time in a week ahead of another round of anti-government protests at the weekend,…

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This Oct. 10, 2019, satellite photo taken by NASA-NOAA’s Suomi NPP satellite shows typhoon Hagibis approaching Japan, center left. Japan’s weather agency is warning a powerful typhoon may bring torrential rains to central Japan over the weekend. (NASA Worldview, Earth Observing System Data and Information System (EOSDIS) via AP)

Typhoon advancing toward Tokyo area on holiday weekend

TOKYO (AP) — A powerful typhoon is advancing toward the Tokyo area, where torrential rains are expected this weekend.   The Japan Meteorological Agency said Typhoon Hagibis was in the…

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Ratchanok cleared of doping charge by BWF

Ratchanok Intanon, 5th in the world rankings, has been cleared of a doping charge by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) after it was proved that she had ingested contaminated meat….

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Indonesia minister stabbed by IS-linked pair

Two members of an IS-linked terror network stabbed Indonesia’s chief security minister Wiranto on Thursday, the intelligence head said, as the powerful politician underwent emergency surgery for his wounds. Television images…

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Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson waves to the media from the doorstep of 10 Downing Street in London, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019, ahead of meeting mental health campaigners. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

UK, Irish leaders to meet as Brexit deal hopes wane

LONDON (AP) — The leaders of Britain and Ireland are meeting in an attempt to find common ground for an elusive Brexit deal, with just three weeks until the U.K….

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Ex-foreign minister Surapong given two-year suspended prison term

Former foreign minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul was today sentenced to a two-year suspended prison term and fined 200,000 baht for abuse of authority, in violation of Section 157 of the Criminal…

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NBA game to go ahead in China despite free speech row

The NBA confirmed an annual exhibition game in China would go ahead on Thursday, rejecting calls to scrap the event over a free speech row that was ignited by an…

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Two marine parks in southern Thailand declared ASEAN heritage parks

Two national parks in southern Thailand have been recognized as ASEAN heritage parks at this week’s 15th ASEAN environment ministers’ meeting in Cambodia’s resort town of Siem Reap. According to…

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Apple pulls Hong Kong app used by protesters after China warning

Apple on Thursday removed a Hong Kong map application used by pro-democracy protesters, saying it endangered police, after China warned the US tech giant to drop the app.   According…

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PM not committed to controlling use of three controversial herbicides

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha is currently non-committal about the banning or restriction of paraquat, glyphosate and chlorpyrifos, saying that the matter should be resolved in accordance with formal procedures. The…

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Region 9 chief judge refutes accusation of interference

The Region 9 chief judge, who was accused of interfering in a murder trial over which Yala provincial court chief judge Mr. Khanakorn Pianchana presided, has expressed his regret over…

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Anutin Charnvirakul, the leader of the Bhumjaithai party gestures during an interview with Reuters in Bangkok, Thailand, November 22, 2017. Picture taken November 22, 2017. REUTERS/Panu Wongcha-um

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 vote openly over the ban or restriction on the use of…

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Foreigners offer prayers at the reopened Erawan shrine in Bangkok on August 19, 2015. Thai monks led prayers on August 19 for the reopening of Bangkok shrine where a blast killed 20 people, as police hunted a man shown on security footage calmly planting what is believed to be the bomb. AFP PHOTO / Christophe ARCHAMBAULT (Photo by CHRISTOPHE ARCHAMBAULT / AFP)

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 ensure that they are covered for medical treatment while in Thailand…

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Thailand’s s competitiveness drops to 40th place

Thailand’s ranking on the 2019 Global Competitiveness Index (GCI) has dropped two places to 40th, although it scored 68.1 points, up from last year’s 67.5, said Professor Wilert Phuriwatchara, dean…

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Supreme Court president asked to probe Supreme Court acquittal of 6 police over drug suspect’s murder

The mother of one of the 2,500 dead victims of the war on drugs, launched 14 years ago by the government of then Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, has lodged a…

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Iran women allowed into football stadium for first time in decades

Iranian women fans are free to enter a football stadium Thursday for the first time in decades, after FIFA threatened to suspend the Islamic republic over its controversial male-only policy….

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Ecuador protesters break into Congress

Ecuadoran protesters broke into the country’s Congress building on Tuesday as demonstrations over a fuel price hike introduced by President Lenin Moreno’s government intensified.   Demonstrators, many of them indigenous…

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Charter court asked to disqualify six opposition leaders

Fifty-one MPs of the Palang Pracharat party have submitted a motion, through House Speaker Chuan Leekpai, to the Constitutional Court asking it to rule on the parliamentary status of six…

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Supporters of jailed activist Edward Leung, gather outside the High Court as Leung appeals against his conviction and sentence, in Hong Kong, China, October 9, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Hong Kong pro-democracy activist appeals against sentence as more protests loom

HONG KONG (Reuters) – A Hong Kong pro-democracy activist jailed for six years for rioting in 2016 appeared in court on Wednesday to appeal against his sentence, as anti-government protests…

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Princess Chulabhorn is recovering very satisfactorily

Her Royal Highness Princess Chulabhorn’s condition is improving satisfactorily without complications following medical treatment and she can now perform routine activities as usual, the Bureau of the Royal Household announced…

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Farmers to be asked not to plant second rice crop due to water shortage

Farmers in the Chao Phraya River basin may not be able to plant their second rice crop for the 2019-20 season due to insufficient water to meet the demand. According…

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Regional chief judges are legally empowered to screen verdicts of junior judges

The spokesman of the court of justice has reiterated that regional chief judges are legally empowered to screen the decisions of the lower courts and to write advisory reviews if…

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Weatherman forecasts cold weather in December and January

Dust off your winter clothing in preparation for the arrival of the cold season at the end of this year, as the mercury in thermometers across the country, is predicted…

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Hong Kong ‘won’t rule out’ Chinese help over protests: leader

Hong Kong’s under-fire leader Carrie Lam on Tuesday said China intervening to end months of pro-democracy protests is an option following a particularly violent week of unrest that paralysed the…

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US Supreme Court to take on gay and transgender rights in the workplace

Does a US employer have the right to sack a worker because they are gay or transgender?   That question, which has caused deep divisions within US society, will go…

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Thailand and Germany push global knowledge exchange to rethink Circular Economy

from 25- 27  September 2019 –The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH in collaboration with the United Nations Environmental Program (UNEP) organised the “Reduce! Rethinking the Circular Economy: A…

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Five more dead elephants found in creek of Haew Narok waterfall

Five more elephants have been found dead in the creek of Haew Narok waterfall in Khao Yai national park, bringing the number elephant deaths to 11. They apparently died after…

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Governors told to hold merit-making ceremony on October 13th in memory of late King Bhumibol

All provincial governors have been notified by the Ministry of Interior to hold a merit-making ceremony at each respective provincial hall, or other appropriate venues, to commemorate the late His…

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Pro-election activist arrested for allegedly violating Computer Crime Act

A political activist was arrested by police from the Computer Crime Suppression Division at his residence on Monday night, on charges of posting a statement on his Facebook page which…

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