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August 28, 2014 6:42 pm

Malaysia Airlines loss nearly doubles on MH370 impact

The flag carrier airline said it posted a 305 million ringgit ($97 million) loss in the April-June quarter, which followed the March 8 disappearance of flight MH370 with 239 passengers and crew..

August 28, 2014 6:39 pm

Teachers told to ease back on homework

Obec chief Kamol Rodkhlai said that, under the homework-controlling guidelines, Obec teachers were to assign homework appropriately. The guidelines also instructed school administrators and..

August 28, 2014 6:30 pm

EPL on outdoor screens

The two companies entered a business partnership to provide highlight programmes, schedules and results from the English Premier League's current season though Plan B's 100 digital outdoor screens..

August 28, 2014 6:27 pm

Ministry to expand cheap food alliance

Jintana Chaiyawonnagal, director-general of the Internal Trade Department, said the project to encourage food traders to sell dishes priced at Bt25-Bt35 each would help consumers lower their..

August 28, 2014 6:22 pm

NRC applications submitted

More applicants have turned up to apply as NRC candidates as the last day of the application, September 2, draws near. Both Jaruvan and Paiboon applied under the local administration category..

August 28, 2014 5:40 pm

Ebola cases could exceed 20,000 before outbreak stemmed: WHO

In a new anti-Ebola plan, the UN health agency said it aimed to reverse the trend within three months, with the final aim of stopping "all residual transmission within 6-9 months". It said the..

August 28, 2014 5:37 pm

Ebola vaccine trials being fast-tracked: researchers

The move was announced by pharmaceuticals giant GlaxoSmithKline, which is jointly developing the vaccine, and Britain-based medical charity Wellcome Trust, which is contributing to a grant for the..

August 28, 2014 5:07 pm

European firms decry Thai trial of British activist

Andy Hall faces several civil and criminal lawsuits submitted by Thai fruit processor Natural Fruit in response to accusations of forced and child labour, unlawfully low wages, and long..

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Bang Luang Market

In 1903, Chinese immigrants set up this market on the western bank of Tha Chin River in Nakhon Pat

Nang Lerng Market

Officially launched on March 29, 1900 in Bangkok, this market has a long history and many time-tes

August 28, 2014 5:00 pm

Britain a 'deeply elitist' society, report says

Many politicians, military chiefs, judges and journalists were "formed on the playing fields of independent schools" and "finished in Oxbridge’s dreaming spires", the study from the country’s..

August 28, 2014 4:39 pm

Petrol excise taxes cut

The committee considered that the taxes can be cut now that global petrol prices ease. Following the cut, 95-octane petrol price will be slashed by Bt3.89 per litre. Gasohol 95 prices will be..

August 28, 2014 4:30 pm

Malaysia jails six over 'nude games'

The six men -- five Malaysians and a Singaporean -- were jailed after pleading guilty to charges of public obscenity, said lawyer S. Thangaveloo, who represents Singaporean defendant Loh Kok..

August 28, 2014 4:27 pm

Malaysia, Australia agree to share MH370 search costs

"Malaysia will provide the necessary financial contribution towards the search effort and match Australia’s commitment," Malaysia’s Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai said. Lai met with..