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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..

February 26, 2015 2:26 pm

NLA passes public demonstration bill in first reading

A 22-member committee was set up to complete the bill vetting in 30 days. Among other things, the bill prohibits demonstrators from rallying inside the Parliament, the Government House and courts'..

February 26, 2015 1:06 pm

Don upbeat new US ambassador to be appointed before election

Don said there was nothing extraordinary about the vacant position of the ambassador as the appointment is being held in line with the internal process of the US. The Nation

February 26, 2015 12:48 pm

CDC resolves to allow non-MP to become PM

The provision also prohibits a person from holding more than two consecutive tenures as the prime minister. But another provision states that a non-MP prime minister must be in office no longer..

February 26, 2015 12:19 pm

Prayut hopes to see 4G bidding held this year

But he is not sure whether the current laws allow the bidding or not. He said he hoped all agencies concerned would cooperate to make the bidding possible. The Nation

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February 26, 2015 11:47 am

Songkhla school closed five days following disease outbreak

The school director, Dr Ratchata Thamcharoen, said the school was closed so that it could be sprayed with disinfectant to prevent more spread. The Nation

February 26, 2015 11:27 am

Prawit to hold meeting on Chao Phraya banks development..

The meeting will be held at the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration head office. It will discuss the plan to build a 7-km-long walkway along the banks from Rama VII Bridge to the Pinklao..

February 26, 2015 10:40 am

Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew still in ICU: government

The update came after the government had to quash widespread rumours late Wednesday that the 91-year-old patriarch had died. "He remains sedated and on mechanical ventilation. His doctors have..

February 26, 2015 10:28 am

Mahasarakham governors pleads for help for street dogs

The dogs were evacuated from Kantharawichai district in January following rabies outbreak. He said the provincial administration would like to ask for donations for the animal feeds. The Nation