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September 16, 2014 10:19 pm

NLA unanimously passes budget bill in final readings

The bill's third reading was passed with 142:0 votes at 9:45 pm. The NLA trimmed the proposed spending by Bt16 billion from the proposed Bt2.575 trillion worth of spending. The Nation

September 16, 2014 6:45 pm

Dutch man completely cleared of Ebola suspicion

The 52-year-old man, now having no fever but a little coughing and running nose, was moved out of the quarantine room to a normal room where he would remain until full recovery, she said, his 21..

September 16, 2014 6:36 pm

Holy smoke: Vatican car seized with cocaine, cannabis

The car -- which also contained 200 grammes (seven ounces) of cannabis -- belonged to 91-year-old Argentinian cardinal Jorge Mejia, emeritus librarian at the Holy See, who retired in 2003 and who..

September 16, 2014 6:32 pm

Prawit assigned No-1 deputy PM

M.R. Pridiyathorn Devakula, Yongyuth Yutthawong, Gen Thanasak Patimapagorn, Wissanu Krea-ngarm were appointed second, third, fourth and fifth deputy PMs respectively. The Nation

September 16, 2014 6:29 pm

Speedy passport post service introduced

The new move will see a passport applicant charged Bt60 while under the existing system, he pays Bt40 for EMS mailing. The passport will arrive at the sender's address within three days for..

September 16, 2014 6:04 pm

Income tax to drop

Government spokesman Yongyuth Mayalarp said the Cabinet had approved the drafted decree on tax reduction as proposed by the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO). Personal income tax..

September 16, 2014 4:58 pm

Wilas Aroonsri appointed PM's secretary general

Wilas is also a member of the National Legislative Assembly and is an advisor to the deputy chief of the National Council for Peace and Order's economic division. The Nation

September 16, 2014 4:40 pm

NCPO appoints nine new members

Former Senate speaker Meechai Ruchuphan and former deputy prime minister Somkid Jatusripitak were also appointed as NCPO members. The Nation

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September 16, 2014 3:50 pm

Cabinet extends state of emergency in far South by three..

He said most people, state agencies and private firms in the provinces want to have the state of emergency stay. The Nation

September 16, 2014 3:35 pm

PM orders suspension of conference A/V system installations

"I want all of you to calm down and wait for the right information," Prayuth said. The premier said after the Cabinet meeting on Tuesday, the old audio-visual systems will replace the new ones..

September 16, 2014 3:25 pm

Myanmar workers arrested in connection with murder of..

Police will question them and check DNA samples to compare with evidence collected from the crime scene to determine if they are the killers. The Nation

September 16, 2014 3:17 pm

Vietnam, US restart adoptions after six-year ban

Two American agencies have been awarded licences but new US adoptions will be limited to children over the age of five, sibling groups and those with special needs, the US State Department..