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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Opposition to nuclear reactor project in Nakhon Nayok province

A group of residents of Ongkharak district in Nakhon Nayok province are camping in front of the Thailand Nuclear Technology Institute to oppose the institute’s plan to build a 20-megawatt…

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Drones used to find two elephants which climbed out of Haew Narok waterfall ravine

Park officials have deployed drones to search for two wild elephants, which climbed out of the ravine at Haew Narok waterfall in Khao Yai national park, after officials delivered a…

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PM hints at second phase of “Chim-Shop-Chai” scheme

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has hinted that the government may launch the second phase of the “Chim-Shop-Chai” (Eat-Shop-Spend) scheme, after officials complete the assessment of the first phase and its…

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Haew Narok waterfall declared off-limits after six elephants fell to their deaths

Haew Narok waterfall, in Khao Yai national park, has been closed to all as of today (Saturday) after six elephants fell into a deep ravine and drowned. According to a…

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Judge shoots self in court after being forced to change verdict

A judge, Mr. Kanakorn Pianchana, shot himself in the chest in an apparent suicide attempt after delivering a verdict in Yala’s provincial court this afternoon (Friday). Spokesman for the court…

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THAI CEO dismisses speculation that the airline is in financial crisis

Thai Airways International does not have a liquidity problem and it has sufficient revolving funds to continue operations into the future, THAI CEO Mr Sumet Damrongchaitham assured today. Dismissing speculation…

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French tetraplegic ‘Thibault’ trained for months, harnessing his brain signals to control a computer-simulated avatar to perform basic movements before using the robot device to walk

Paralysed man walks again with brain-controlled exoskeleton

A French man paralysed in a night club accident can walk again thanks to a brain-controlled exoskeleton in what scientists said Wednesday was a breakthrough providing hope to tetraplegics seeking…

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ACT calls for transparency from the National Hazardous Substances Committee on three controversial herbicides decision

The Anti-Corruption Organization of Thailand (ACT) has joined the anti-paraquat bandwagon with its call for all parties concerned to take a clear stand on the three controversial herbicides, paraquat, glyphosate…

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Navy says ฿112m mansion to be guest house for VIP visitors and official residence of navy chief

The Royal Thai Navy has dismissed widespread online criticism that it is wasting taxpayers’ money by building a 112m baht mansion as an official residence for its commander-in-chief. Rear Admiral…

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KMIT introduces three innovations to improve Thailand’s street food

King Mongkut Institute of Technology’s Lat Krabang campus has introduced three culinary innovations to enhance the safety of street food and promote tourism, including a robot that cooks barbequed pork….

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Thai marine biologist pleads for dugong conservation plan

BANGKOK (AP) — A top marine biologist has urged Thailand’s government to speed up conservation plans for the dugong, an imperiled sea mammal, after their death toll for the year…

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The 21st dugong found dead in fish net in sea off Phang-nga province

Another dugong, the 21st this year, has been found dead, trapped in fish net in the sea off Khura Buri district of Thailand’s southern province of Phang-nga.   Dr. Thon…

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Haze eases today with excessive PM2.5 particulate in only one district

Air quality in Bangkok and its surroundings has improved today, thanks to rain which has reduced the level of dust particles in the air in all areas except in Bang…

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Premchai, his wife and an aide acquitted of illegal possession of ivory

Italian-Thai Development boss Premchai Karnasuta, his wife Mrs. Kanitta and her close aide, Ms. Wandee Sompoom, were today all acquitted by the Criminal Court on charges of illegal possession of…

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Princess Chulabhorn in hospital to treat numbness in her hand

Her Royal Highness Princess Chulabhorn is being treated for finger numbness at Chulabhorn Hospital, the Bureau of the Royal Household announced on Tuesday. The Princess was admitted to the hospital…

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Inside Tham Luang Cave

Director promises dank thrills in Tham Luang rescue saga

(AP) — Their story gripped the world: determined divers racing against time and water to rescue 12 boys and their soccer coach trapped for more than two weeks in a…

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General Wallop Raksanoh to head government peace talks with southern rebels

Thailand’s National Security Council secretary-general, General Wallop Raksanoh, will formally assume the role of the government’s chief of delegation in peace talks with Mara Pattani, an umbrella group of southern…

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PM orders immediate action to address haze in Bangkok

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has ordered authorities immediately to activate prepared measures to mitigate the haze, which has returned to Bangkok and its suburbs. Expressing concern about the haze,…

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PM orders immediate action to address haze in Bangkok

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has ordered authorities immediately to activate prepared measures to mitigate the haze, which has returned to Bangkok and its suburbs. Expressing concern about the haze,…

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14 vocational students die in road carnage in Samut Prakan

Fourteen vocational students were killed, and others were seriously injured, when their pick-up truck crashed into a roadside utility power pole and overturned in Bang Phli district of Samut Prakan…

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

The Bangkok Mass Transit Authority (BMTA) labour union has voiced its strong objection to the Transport Ministry’s initiative to contract private companies to operate the city’s bus services and the…

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

The Bangkok Mass Transit Authority (BMTA) labour union has voiced its strong objection to the Transport Ministry’s initiative to contract private companies to operate the city’s bus services and the…

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Record breaking number of applications for “Chim, Shop, Chai” program

The “Chim, Shop, Chai”  (Eat, Shop, Spend) program was fully subscribed in less than three hours following the opening of registration at midnight, with one million people signed up for…

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Helmeted Hornbill to be listed as conserved species to save it from hunters

Thailand’s Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation intends listing the Helmeted Hornbill (Rhinoplax vigil) as a conserved species to save the rare species from illegal hunting.   Informed…

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‘What Greta said!’: Kiwi schoolkids strike for climate

More than 40,000 people packed into the grounds of Wellington’s parliament buildings Friday, giving the latest global climate strike a flying start with the largest turnout yet seen in New…

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The rose-coloured sandstone of Madain Saleh, a UNESCO World Heritage site, near Saudi Arabia’s northwestern town of al-Ula

Saudi Arabia to offer tourist visas for first time

Saudi Arabia said Friday it will offer tourist visas for the first time, opening up the ultra-conservative kingdom to holidaymakers as part of a push to diversify its economy away…

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

The government has agreed to extended free electricity and water services to poor families for another year, until September 30th next year. Finance Minister Uttama Savanayana said today (Thursday) that…

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A file photo of former French President Jacques Chirac who has died aged 86

Former French president Chirac dies at 86

Former French president Jacques Chirac, a centre-right career politician who served as head of state from 1995 to 2007, has died, his family told AFP on Thursday. He was 86….

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Ex-Bangkok Governor Phichit acquitted of malfeasance by Supreme Court

Former Bangkok Governor Dr. Phichit Rattakul has been acquitted by the Supreme Court of malfeasance in office in connection with the over-priced procurement of land in Bangkok’s Bang Sue district…

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House panel agrees 3 herbicides must be banned immediately

The House Committee to Explore Ways to Control Farm Chemicals has agreed to ban three herbicides, namely paraquat, glyphosate, and chlorpyrifos, with immediate effect. Committee chairman Mr. Chavalit Vichayasuth told…

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Prime Minister Prayut addressing the UN Climate Action Summit in New York on Monday. – Photo from Government House

PM Prayut reaffirms ASEAN’s active role in tackling climate change

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Monday said the 10 countries of ASEAN are committed to working with the international community to tackle the challenge of climate change.   Addressing the…

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‘You have stolen my dreams,’ angry Thunberg tells UN climate summit

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Teenage activist Greta Thunberg angrily denounced world leaders on Monday for failing to tackle climate change, unleashing the outrage felt by millions of her peers in…

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Reservoir in Chachoengsao contaminated with heavy metals 

People living around a small reservoir in Khao Hin Sorn district of Thailand’s eastern province of Chachoengsao have been told to stop using water from the reservoir after it was…

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Pheu Thai threatens to expose government’s bid to lure its MPs to defect

The Pheu Thai party has threatened to expose the government’s various attempts, including financial offers and intimidation, to lure its MPs to defect to the Palang Pracharat Party. Pheu Thai…

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One million people register on first day of Chim-Shop-Chai program today

A total of a million people have registered to join the government’s Chim-Shop-Chai (Taste-Shop-Spend) program, under which each of them will receive a 1,000 baht giveaway to be spent between…

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The RTN delays frigate from South Korea in favor of Chinese landing ship

The Royal Thai Navy has ordered a delay in the building of the second multi-purpose frigate, by South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo, because it wants a landing ship to be delivered…

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Future Forward party’s military service bill advocates voluntary recruitment

The Future Forward party has completed its drafting of a military service bill, which does away with conscription by means of drawing lots and the territorial defense course for students…

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Criminal Court acquits six pro-election activists

Six pro-election activists were acquitted by the Criminal Court this morning (Friday) after they were found not guilty of illegal public assembly, as charged by the public prosecutors.   The…

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Smog from Indonesia’s forest fires in Songkhla sparks protest

A small group of people demonstrated in front of the Indonesian Consular Office in Thailand’s southern province of Songkhla this morning (Friday) to demand that the Thai government apply pressure…

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PM orders upgrade of flood relief efforts in three NE provinces to speed up operations

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has ordered the status of public disaster prevention and mitigation in Ubon Ratchathani, Roi Et and Yasothon raised to Level Three, due to the seriousness of…

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FILE – In this Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019 file photo, a salesman at a vape shop exhales while using an e-cigarette in Maine. On Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said 530 confirmed and probable cases have been reported from 38 states and one U.S. territory. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

US vaping illnesses top 500, Missouri man is 8th death

NEW YORK (AP) — More than 500 people have been diagnosed with vaping-related breathing illnesses, but the cause remains unknown, U.S. health officials said Thursday. An eighth death was also…

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Protesters with placards participate in The Global Strike 4 Climate rally in Sydney, Australia, September 20, 2019. AAP Image/Steven Saphore/via REUTERS

Australian students kick off global climate strike with message for government: Do your job

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Thousands of school students walked out of their classrooms and onto Australian streets on Friday to kick off a global strike demanding world leaders gathering for a…

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Chinese veterinarians arrive in Chiang Mai to probe into Panda death

BANGKOK, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) — The Chiang Mai Zoo said on Thursday that Chinese veterinarians have arrived at the zoo to discuss a joint autopsy probe with Thai counterparts regarding…

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2.4 billion baht from Oil Fund to stabilize domestic prices for three months

Thailand’s Energy Policy Committee decided today to set aside about 2.4 billion baht, from the Oil Fund, to stabilize domestic oil prices ahead of an anticipated global oil price hike…

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Cabbies threaten to petition Administrative Court to stop ride hailing services

Taxi drivers are up in arms about ride-hailing services and are threatening to take their case to the Administrative Court with a demand for about 8.5 billion baht compensation from…

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New design manhole covers to be introduced as part of Bangkok’s landscaping

The City Planning Office of City Hall is to introduce a new design of manhole covers as part of the efforts to beautify and improve the landscaping of Bangkok. The…

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Thailand’s inflation rate may increase as oil prices surge after Saudi drone attacks

Higher global crude oil prices following Saudi oil attacks may increase Thailand’s inflation rate this year by 0.3 percent, according to Kasikorn Research Center. The think tank made an assessment…

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Deputy Agriculture Minister Manunya fighting alone to have 3 herbicides banned

Deputy Agriculture Minister Manunya Thaiseth has complained that she appears to be fighting alone among the bureaucrats and politicians to have three toxic agricultural chemicals, namely paraquat, glyphosate and chlorpyrifos,…

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Giant panda Chuang Chuang dies at Chiang Mai zoo of unknown cause

Chuang Chuang, the giant panda at Chiang Mai’s zoo, which has been the star attraction at the zoo for the past 16 years, died this afternoon of an, as yet,…

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Energy Policy Board to discuss contingency plan to cope with global oil situation

Thailand’s Energy Policy Board has scheduled a special meeting on Tuesday to discuss measures to cushion the impacts from oil price increases on the cost of living, following drone attacks…

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Future Forward spokeswoman’s remarks about charter draw flak

Future Forward party spokeswoman Ms. Pannika “Chor” Wanich’s remarks about the entire Constitution has drawn flak from, among others, Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan, the Palang Pracharat party and academics….

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FTI hopes for further cut in policy interest rate to tame strong Baht

The Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) is hoping that the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of Thailand will make another cut in the policy interest rate, currently set at…

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Future of energy: What Thailand can learn from Finland, Denmark

Besides being among the world’s happiest nations, Finland and Denmark have another thing in common: They are both equally ambitious to become the world’s first carbon-free country. Finland’s left-leaning coalition…

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10th dugong found dead in the sea off Trang province

Another dead dugong was found floating in the sea, between Ya Island in Trang province and Ngai Island of Krabi, by a tour boat on Saturday. The find was reported…

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Flooding in Ubon Ratchathani the worst in 17 years

The current flooding in Thailand’s northeastern province of Ubon Ratchathani is the worst for 17 years, with the level of the Moon River measured at 10.97 meters, at the M7…

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Pope Francis to visit Thailand November 20-23

His Holiness Pope Francis will visit Thailand from November 20th to 23rd at the invitation of the Thai government and the Catholic Church in Thailand before heading to Japan, Archbishop…

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House rejects call for an ad hoc panel to study impacts of EEC projects

Thailand’s House of Representatives today (Friday) rejected an attempt by both government and opposition MPs to set up an ad hoc committee to study the impacts on the environment, communities…

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Bahamians look for loved ones as 1,300 missing after Dorian

MCLEAN’S TOWN, Bahamas (AP) — They scan social media, peer under rubble, or try to follow the smell of death in an attempt to find family and friends. They search…

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Thammanat considers 100 defamation lawsuits against his accusers

Embattled Deputy Agriculture Minister Thammanat Prompao is threatening to file about 100 defamation lawsuits against individuals and organizations who dug up his criminal past, concerning a drug case in Australia,…

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Education Ministry to set example by banning two herbicides and one pesticide

The Ministry of Education will take the lead in banning the use of paraquat and glyphosate herbicides and chlorpyrifos pesticide in all 47 agricultural and fishery colleges under the ministry’s…

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IUCN officials conduct biodiversity survey of Khao Phanoen Thung in Phetchaburi province

Officials from the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), accompanied by Thai government representatives, are due to visit Khao Phanoen Thung, a forested mountain in the Kaeng Krachan…

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Charter court shoots down two petitions related to PM’s incomplete oath recital

Thailand’s Constitutional Court has unanimously rejected two petitions challenging the constitutionality of Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha’s incomplete recital of his oath of office on July 16. One was submitted by…

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Serving police officer arrested with 198,000 meth pills in his luggage on a bus in Chiang Rai province

A police investigative inspector in the central Thai province of Uthai Thani has been arrested by police in Mae Sai district of the northern province of Chiang Rai after almost…

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Police probe online baby adoption service

Thailand’s anti-human trafficking police have been ordered to investigate a Facebook page which was allegedly offering an adoption service for parents who cannot afford to raise their baby, said Social…

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The Supreme Court hands suspended jail term to Krabi businessman and awards Poda Island to the National Park Dept.

After more than 30 years of legal battles, that involved three relates cases over the ownership of the scenic Poda Island off the coast of Thailand’s southern coastal province of…

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Dab Teng transferred and under disciplinary probe in connection with Billy’s murder

A police officer, accused of intimidating the wife of a former staffer of Kaeng Krachan national park in Phetchaburi province in exchange for sparing her husband possible prosecution over the…

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Thailand’s first AI journalist named ‘Suthichai AI’ unveiled

Thailand’s National Electronics and Computer Technology Centre (NECTEC) and National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA) have unveiled Thailand’s first artificial intelligence (AI) journalist, which is claimed to be capable…

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DSI chief expects Billy’s murder case to be concluded sooner than predicted

The Department of Special Investigation (DSI) is expected to conclude its investigation into the murder of Karen human rights defender Polajee “Billy” Rakchongcharoen much sooner than the 2-3 months previously…

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Future Forward party leader told to stop his divisive rhetoric

The Future Forward party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit has been told by the deputy spokesman of Palang Pracharat, the core government party, to cease his divisive rhetoric which, he claims, is…

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Illegally held Sor Por Kor land plots will be taken back and re-allocated to the landless poor

Thailand’s deputy Agriculture Minister Thammanat Promphao has vowed to seize all the Sor Por Kor land plots, or land plots which should be allocated by the state to landless farmers…

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Motorcyclists demand the right to use under and overpasses in Bangkok

About 500 motorcyclists rallied in front of the City Hall in Bangkok on Sunday to demand the right to use under and overpasses, which they have been barred from using…

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