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August 31, 2014 3:17 pm

Pheu Thai leading members wish Somchai happy birthday

He held the celebration at his Beverly Hill house on Chaeng Wattana Road and gave alms to nine monks. Those visiting him included Ponthep Thepkanchana, Pracha Promnok, Udomdet Ratanasathien,..

August 31, 2014 3:11 pm

Tests promise 'blockbuster' new heart failure drug

The new drug, called LCZ696, has been labelled a potential "blockbuster" with sales in the billions of dollars, say analysts. Cardiovascular failure, in which the heart does not pump blood..

August 31, 2014 3:03 pm

Fujifilm vs Ebola: Japan giants turn hands to medicine

The company synonymous with cameras and photobooths said it could start producing Avigan, which has been approved in Japan to treat the flu but which scientists think also could crimp the vicious..

August 31, 2014 2:55 pm

Nok Air makes emergency landing in Surat Thani

The plane took off from the Nakhon Si Thammarat airport. All 139 passengers were shifted to another plane and flown to Bangkok safe and sound. The Nation

August 31, 2014 2:36 pm

Phayao, Nattapat arrested for distributing leaflets..

Payao and Nattapat are the mother and brother of Kamolked Akkhad, a voluntary medic who was killed during the crackdowns on red-shirt protesters in 2011. They were arrested under the Morchit..

August 31, 2014 2:08 pm

Myanmar releases provisional results of first census in..

The 2014 census revealed that 14.8 million people live in urban areas, with 35.3 million in the countryside. "This shows we must focus on development projects in rural areas where more than 70..

August 31, 2014 1:58 pm

Japan porn queens raise thousands of dollars from 'Boob Aid'

The nine adult movie stars, sporting yellow campaign T-shirts rolled up to reveal their breasts, flashed a big smile as punters came to them at an event that opened Saturday. Having sprayed..

August 31, 2014 9:13 am

Three women killed when car plunges from Phu Tab Berg..

The accident happened at 8:10 pm. The car crashed into the wooden rail at the edge and plunged into 150-metres ravine. The driver and two passengers were all women. Two of them died at the scene..

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August 31, 2014 8:54 am

24 provinces warned of heavy rains

The rains could be unleashed by influence of a low pressure ridge over China Sea and the monsoon wind over the Andaman Sea. The provinces are Mae Hong Son, Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Phayao, Nan,..

August 30, 2014 10:24 pm

Health officials on alert for Ebola among Africa visitors

No infected person has been found yet. Phuket Provincial Health official Dr Khajornsak Kaewjaras Saturday said that three out of six at-risk travellers had been located and were given the..

August 30, 2014 10:00 pm

Hundreds of quakes hit Iceland volcano site

About 450 quakes were recorded from midnight (0000 GMT) to 7 am. The most powerful was a 5.4-magnitude in the caldera of the volcano, situated under the Vatnajokull glacier in south-east Iceland,..

August 30, 2014 9:47 pm

McCartney urges Scots to stick with UK

The Beatles star has put his name to the Let’s Stay Together campaign as organisers sought support on the streets of his native Liverpool in northwest England. More than 200 British..