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January 24, 2015 3:05 pm

More than 400 child soldiers freed from Myanmar army in..

There are no verifiable figures on how many children are currently serving in Myanmar’s huge military, which has faced a slew of accusations over rights abuses ,including the forced recruitment..

January 23, 2015 9:26 pm

Prayut to hold talk with Japan over new double-track railway..

The talk will be held when he visits Japan next month, Prayut said during his weekly TV programme. The Nation

January 23, 2015 9:07 pm

Govt to develop special economic zones at five border..

During his weekly TV programme, Prayut said the five districts are Sadao in Songkhla, Mukdaharn in Mukdaharn, Mae Sot in Tak, Aranyaprathe in Sa Kaew, and Klong Yai in Trat. The Nation

January 23, 2015 8:48 pm

Prayut says Asean's ICT ministers love durians

Speaking during his weekly TV programme aired Friday night, Prayut said he opened the Asean ICT ministers meeting Thursday and they enjoyed durians. "They preferred the karnyao durains," Prayut..

January 23, 2015 5:17 pm

No signs of foul play in Briton's death

The body of Christina Annesley, 23, was discovered in her rented bungalow, and there were no signs of ransacking or struggle. Police send the body, which showed no marks of aggression or injury, to..

January 23, 2015 5:14 pm

Thousands gather for funerals of murdered Myanmar teachers

Tearful wellwishers packed into a hall in Myitkyina, the state capital of war-torn northern Kachin state, to pay respects to the two women, whose deaths have sparked an outpouring of public anger..

January 23, 2015 3:35 pm

NCPO tells Yingluck not to hold press conference

Singthong said Yingluck and the party had no plan to hold such a press conference, which was speculated and the speculated worried the NCPO. The Nation

January 23, 2015 3:23 pm

Yingluck says her impeachment 'not surprising'

She insisted in her innocence in the rice-pledging scheme and she thanked the minority NLA members who rejected against the impeachment. The Nation

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January 23, 2015 2:58 pm

IEA: No 'significant' change in Saudi oil policy after..

"With the death of the king, with the changes (in government), I do not expect any significant change in the oil policy of Saudi Arabia and I expect and hope that they will continue to be a..

January 23, 2015 1:24 pm

OAG decides to charge Yingluck in court over rice-pledging..

Surasak Threerattrakul, Director-General of OAG's Investigation Office, said the Yingluck might be arraigned in the Supreme Court's Criminal Division for Political Office Holders in a..

January 23, 2015 1:01 pm

British backpacker found dead on Thai tourist island

Police said the body of Christina Annesley, 23, was discovered inside a bungalow room at a resort on the eastern side of the island on Wednesday. There were no immediate signs of criminal..

January 23, 2015 12:57 pm

6.8-magnitude quake off Vanuatu, no tsunami threat: USGS

The quake hit at a depth of 218 kilometres (135 miles) about 84 kilometres from Vanuatu’s capital Port Vila, at 5.31pm local time (0331 GMT), the USGS said. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center..