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August 20, 2014 11:44 am

Deputy police chief Pol Gen Somyot approved as new police..

Junta-installed National Police Policy Comission on Wednesday selected Deputy Police Chief Gen Somyot Poompanmoung as the new police chief. Junta chief Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha presided over the..

August 19, 2014 11:04 pm

OHCHR concerned with "lese majeste" cases

In the statement released by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Shamdasani said "We are seriously concerned about the prosecution and harsh sentencing of individuals in Thailand..

August 19, 2014 8:15 pm

3 Thais arrested in Japan

Permanent Secretary for Foreign Affairs Sihasak Phungketkeao, acting Foreign Affairs Minister, told the press today that he received a report that Japanese police arrested three Thai citizens for..

August 19, 2014 6:24 pm

Saudi top cleric blasts Qaeda, IS as 'enemy No 1' of Islam

"The ideas of extremism, radicalism and terrorism ... have nothing to do with Islam and (their proponents) are the enemy number one of Islam," the kingdom’s top cleric said. He cited..

August 19, 2014 5:53 pm

NACC clears NBTC commissioners of 3G bidding allegations

According to the anti-graft agency, its probe found that the NBTC's auction regulations did not favour the three final qualified bidders, Advanced Wireless Network (AWN), DTAC Network, and Real..

August 19, 2014 5:35 pm

UN announces emergency aid for 500,000 northern Iraqis

"In response to the deteriorating situation in northern Iraq, UNHCR is this week launching one of its largest aid pushes aimed at helping close to half a million people who have been forced to..

August 19, 2014 5:30 pm

NCPO assigns Culture Ministry to make movies to promote..

The NCPO's social and psychology division has yet to decide where the ministry will get the budget for the movie shooting, Winthai said. The Nation

August 19, 2014 5:05 pm

Accident prompts BTS to look into screen option

Dr Anat Arbhabhirama, chairman of the service's management committee, said platform screen doors had been installed at nine BTS stations but it had yet to install them at the Mor Chit station..

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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 19, 2014 5:00 pm

200,000 illegal bike racers arrested

He went on to say that from now on, police would not only arrest the racers, but also onlookers who cheer them on as well owners of shops that sell modified racing vehicles and parents of the..

August 19, 2014 4:42 pm

West Africa Ebola deaths now 1,229, says World Health..

It said 2,240 suspected or confirmed cases had been reported in the region. Between August 14 and 16, 113 new suspected and confirmed Ebola cases as well as 84 deaths were reported from Guinea,..

August 19, 2014 4:39 pm

Director Besson praises charms of 'photogenic' Taipei

Besson came to Taiwan last year to shoot the science-fiction film "Lucy", the biggest movie production on the island since director Ang Lee’s Oscar-winning "Life of Pi" was partly shot there in..

August 19, 2014 4:23 pm

Malaysian charged with murder of British students

The bodies of Newcastle University students Neil Dalton and Aidan Brunger, both 22, were found early August 6 lying in the road in Kuching, capital of Sarawak state on Borneo island. Five..