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October 1, 2014 6:27 pm

Myanmar grants first licences to foreign banks in decades

The nine overseas banks -- all from the Asia-Pacific region -- include Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ), banking giant Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), and Japan’s..

October 1, 2014 6:17 pm

Nikom threatens to sue NLA if impeached

Nikom Wairatpanich called on the NLA to be cautious and follow legal technicalities when launching an impeachment case against him and former Parliament president Somsak Kiatsuranon. The two..

October 1, 2014 5:41 pm

Govt fiscal deficit of Bt247 bn over 11 months

Krisda Chinavicharana, director-general of Fiscal Policy Office, said government income came in at around Bt1.82 trillion during the period, about 5.2 per cent lower year on year, mainly due to..

October 1, 2014 5:21 pm

Beauty clinic shuts down after client dies during surgery

Maythayar Mawong, 30, reportedly succumbed to malignant hyperthermia, a rare lifethreatening condition that is usually triggered by exposure to certain drugs, while undergoing plastic surgery at..

October 1, 2014 5:16 pm

Tourist arrivals may decline 15-20 per cent

Supawan Tanomkieatipume, vice president for marketing at Thai Hotels Association, said tourists in more than 40 countries were still worried about their security and safety under martial..

October 1, 2014 4:56 pm

New National Security Council chief apppointed

Anusit was proposed for the post by Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan. The Nation

October 1, 2014 4:45 pm

New permanent secretary for Justice Ministry appointed

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October 1, 2014 3:39 pm

Cabinet approves reshuffle of six C-10 officials at Labour..

Labour Minister Surasak Kanjanarat said the Cabinet approved the transfers as proposed his ministry as: Deputy Permanent Secretary M.L. Poontrik Samiti became the director general of the Skill..

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October 1, 2014 3:09 pm

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October 1, 2014 2:33 pm

10 more bodies found at Japanese volcano

The latest find could bring the death toll from the weekend eruption to 46, the highest from a single eruption in the country since detailed records began after World War II, the Kyodo News agency..

October 1, 2014 2:28 pm

Cabinet approves five-day New Year holidays

The Cabinet agreed to make January 2 to be an extra holiday, linking the yearend and New Year Day to the weekend on January 3 and 4. The Nation

October 1, 2014 12:49 pm

Cambodian, Thai soldiers wounded in border skirmish

A Cambodian soldier was shot three times and was in hospital, while a Thai soldier was also reported wounded, The Phnom Penh Post reported. It was not clear which side opened fire first in..