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February 27, 2015 2:15 pm

Pheu Thai concerned new charter to destabilise politics

Without political stability, foreign investors would decline to invest in the kingdom, he added. The Nation

February 27, 2015 1:44 pm

Stars found forming at Milky Way's outer edge

Seen from above, the Milky Way has arms of stars, gas and dust flailing out in a spiral shape from the centre. From the side, it resembles a flat disk with a big bulge in the middle -- it has..

February 27, 2015 1:40 pm

Lesbian kiss on Korean drama sparks debate

The broadcast and Internet regulatory body, the Korea Communications Standards Commission, said Friday it had received complaints about the scene which aired on Wednesday’s episode of "Seonam..

February 27, 2015 1:37 pm

Urgent appeal for blood launched

The society reported that the shortage was affecting hospitals nationwide, which need as much as 8,000 units for daily operations. While the TRC was previously able to allocate more than 80..

February 27, 2015 1:26 pm

Prawit tells BMA to speed up Chao Phraya walkway project

Prawit was informed during a meeting Friday that the study and bidding process could take about 14 mounts, a source said but Prawit told the meeting he wanted the bidding to be held sooner. The..

February 27, 2015 12:36 pm

Murdered US journalist's family relish 'Jihadi John'..

The masked IS militant dubbed "Jihadi John", believed to be responsible for beheading Western hostages, including Sotloff, was revealed by experts and the media to be Kuwaiti-born London computer..

February 27, 2015 12:19 pm

5.4-magnitude earthquake hits northwest Pakistan

It was followed by two aftershocks with a magnitude of 3.2 and 4, Pakistan’s meteorological department said. The quake was also felt in surrounding towns and districts, including the capital..

February 27, 2015 8:45 am

THAI crew injured

Charamporn Jotikasthira, president of THAI, said Airbus A340-600 flight TG 641 left Tokyo's Narita Airport for Bangkok at 10.36am local time, and encountered turbulence at 21,000 feet, which caused..

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February 26, 2015 3:32 pm

Former elected senator says next Senate should have less..

He said the next Senate, whose members will come from indirect elections, should have only the duty to scrutinize draft laws instead of approving appointments of crucial positions. The Nation

February 26, 2015 3:05 pm

Gmail available in Burmese, the email's 74th language

"As a country of 53 million, Myanmar’s recent opening-up has triggered an explosion of people coming online," Google product manager Brian Kemler said in a blog post. "As recently as..

February 26, 2015 2:47 pm

Academy Award film Ida returns to Bangkok

The film festival is hosted by the Department of Dramatic Arts, Chulalongkorn University. The critically-acclaimed Polish drama depicts the story of a novice nun in 1960's who embarks on a..

February 26, 2015 2:31 pm

South Korea legalises adultery

The nine-member bench ruled by seven to two that the 1953 statute aimed at protecting traditional family values was unconstitutional. "Even if adultery should be condemned as immoral, state power..