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October 20, 2014 6:46 pm

Japanese envoy tells deputy PM he favours international..

After a meeting Monday with Shigekazu Sato, the Japanese ambassador to Thailand, Pridiyathorn Devakula said he had given the ambassador an update on the massive Dawei deepsea port and..

October 20, 2014 6:36 pm

Govt databases, IT to be standardised, integrated

The reform will be carried out jointly by the Interior and Information and Communications Technology ministries and will be used in three areas for long-term implementation, namely the economy,..

October 20, 2014 6:27 pm

Alleged school arsonists detained

Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Prawit Wongsuwan Monday said these suspects had confessed to the crimes and expressed repentance. "During the interrogation, it becomes clear that..

October 20, 2014 5:32 pm

Non-partisan individuals 'best for charter drafting body'

"If members of CDC [Constitution Drafting Committee] obviously side with political camps it could lead to further problems, especially public acceptance of the new charter," NRC member General..

October 20, 2014 5:13 pm

Cabinet members not keen to work on charter

Ministers are not allowed to also be members of the charter drafting committee, according to the provisional charter. The Cabinet is allowed to select five charter drafting committee..

October 20, 2014 4:58 pm

Bahrain PM promises to buy rice from Thailand

The Bahrain prime minister visited Prayut at the Government House at 2 pm. He said the rice purchase would be an immediate cooperation between the two countries, which would also use existing..

October 20, 2014 4:30 pm

Brussels becomes latest EU airport to screen for Ebola

Officials took the temperatures of some 200 Brussels Airlines passengers who had flown from Conakry via Freetown and had them fill out a World Health Organization questionnaire, airport spokeswoman..

October 20, 2014 3:33 pm

Criminal court rejects Suthep's lawsuit against Tarit

The court reasoned that there was no evidence that Tarit abused his authority to cause defamation to Suthep when he ordered the freezing of his assets. The court said Tarit was simply acting on..

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October 20, 2014 3:07 pm

BIS chief economist warns of dangers of easy money

In an interview with the German daily Die Welt, the chief economist of the Basel-based BIS, Claudio Borio, warned of the dangers of easy money. "From a global perspective, the current monetary..

October 20, 2014 2:52 pm

Govt to increase scholarships for farmers' children:..

He said the government will continue the One Scholarship One District project but will try to increase the number of scholarships. "The number of farmers must be reduced and this trend is..

October 20, 2014 1:23 pm

Cambodians flock to see woman `possessed by spirit'

Chea Ith, 43, and her husband have collected donations from believers who heard she was possessed by the spirit of a local goddess and came to see her for themselves, the Cambodia Daily..

October 20, 2014 1:16 pm

Search resumes for missing South Koreans after Thai boat..

The accident occurred on Sunday evening when the speedboat, carrying around 40 passengers -- including South Koreans, Chinese and a number of Western tourists -- struck a fishing boat in the..