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November 27, 2014 9:11 pm

Sheep flock to Eiffel Tower as French farmers cry wolf

Sheep lazily grazed at the foot of the French capital’s most famous monument as the farmers gathered under grey skies to demand an effective plan to stop the wolf attacks. "Today farmers,..

November 27, 2014 9:08 pm

Singapore ranked the 53rd most costly city

Referring to the latest annual report by the Asia Competitiveness Institute at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, it said Hong Kong took 59th place, while Seoul was ranked 62nd. The..

November 27, 2014 8:31 pm

One dead in Indonesian protest against fuel price hike

The 27-year-old man was found in the street after police fired tear gas and water cannons to disperse about 200 demonstrators trying to force their way into the local governor’s office in..

November 27, 2014 7:28 pm

Thai woman gets 12 years for drug smuggling

Presiding judge Hiras Sihombing said the defendant had been found guilty of smuggling 579.6 grammes of crystal methamphetamine, locally known as shabu shabu, from Malaysia into North Sumatra. ..

November 27, 2014 6:40 pm

Prayut wrapps up official visit to Laos with more aids

Thailand will provide financial support in terms of a soft loan for the construction of the fifth and sixth bridges in Bung Kan-Paksan and Ubon Ratchathani-Salavan, Prayut said. "We will boost..

November 27, 2014 6:04 pm

Kom Chad Luek wins top award for reporting on children's..

The awards, hosted by UNICEF and Thai Journalists Association, were awarded Thursday by former prime minister Anand Panyarachun at Bangkok's Century Park Hotel. Two articles published in..

November 27, 2014 5:53 pm

Inheritance tax drags down Oct collection

Krisda Chinavicharana, director-general of the FPO and spokesman for the Finance Ministry, said Thursday that property transactions now remained steady at the normal level due to certainty over the..

November 27, 2014 4:03 pm

Deputy minister proposes levies on rich for healthcare fund

He said the group of some 600,000 richest may have to contribute Bt100 a day each to the fund while the second-richest group of some 6 million people may have to contribute Bt10 a day each. The..

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Black-necked Stork

Scientific name: Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus It was found in western coast Trang’s Hat Chao

Chinese Goral or Grey Tailed Goral

Naemorhedus griseus Found in hilly habitats in Chiang Mai, Mae Hong Son and Tak, in confined area

November 27, 2014 3:41 pm

Abhisit proposes referendum on draft charter

He raised the proposal to the Constitution Drafting Committee. He said the people should be asked to choose between the new charter and the 2007 constitution. The Nation

November 27, 2014 3:27 pm

Malaysia reverses vow to scrap controversial sedition law

Prime Minister Najib Razak vowed in 2012 to abolish the British colonial-era Sedition Act, promising to move away from his regime’s authoritarian tactics in a bid to shore up dwindling voter..

November 27, 2014 3:22 pm

Troops, park officials destroy some 1,000 kgs of marijuana..

No arrest was made because the officials did not spot anyone at the plantation located between Phu Kaw and Phu Markpeng. The Nation

November 27, 2014 3:00 pm

7-Eleven, major department stores to provide seven-day sales

The grand sale will take place from December 24 o 30, he added. The Nation