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POSSIBLE TERROR LINK: Police arrest man sought by Britain

Algerian may have supplied false travel documents to London, Bali bombers

The name Game

Shunning the auspicious name he was born with, a devout Buddhist of the Asoke sect has changed his name to Tai-Nae Mungmajon (Dead-for-Sure In-Search-of-Poverty) as a repudiation of this worldly life. “I am not being sarcastic,” the 28-year-old former leftist student said. Tai-Nae has taken a stand against mainstream materialism and consumerism and currently resides in a Santi Asoke community in Ratchathani Asoke Village in Ubon Ratchathani’s Warin Chamrap district.

Nation TV going digital next month

Nation Channel, a 24-hour news channel operated by Nation Broadcasting Co Ltd, is marking its fifth anniversary with a plan to become a digital-based TV station under the MMDS terrestrial system next month. Adisak Limprungpatanakij, president of Nation Broadcasting, said Nation Channel had been appointed by Thai Television (TTV) to change its broadcasting system from analogue to fully digital.

Embattled Suchon breaks silence

Senate Speaker Suchon Chaleekrua yesterday broke his silence on the controversial status of the Office of the Auditor-General.

Taiwan president orders action over riot

Taiwanese President Chen Shui-bian yesterday told relevant departments to quickly determine the cause of a riot started by a group of Thai workers and improve living conditions for the workers.