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September 1, 2014 2:13 pm

Pink eye on the rise, health authorities warn

The warning has been issued in a bid to prevent disease from further spreading. A total of 115,255 cases of conjunctivitis have been reported during the first eight months of 2014. Most of the..

September 1, 2014 2:10 pm

Military court agrees to allow Chaturon to postpone plea

Chaturon, who is facing charges of violating the junta's order, instigating unrest and violating the computer crime act, told the court that his lawyer was busy so he needed to postpone his..

September 1, 2014 1:44 pm

Rare Siamese crocodiles released as ambassadors for Lao..

The release is part of a programme to assist the recovery of the local Siamese crocodile population and restoration of associated wetlands, linked by socio-economic incentives that improve local..

September 1, 2014 1:30 pm

Thai AirAsia X launches Japan-Bangkok flights

The Thai affiliate of the Malaysia-based budget airline will link Don Mueang International Airport in the Thai capital with Narita International Airport, east of Tokyo, and Kansai International..

September 1, 2014 1:25 pm

Dolphin hunting season kicks off in Japan

The annual catch, in which people from the southwestern town corral hundreds of dolphins into a secluded bay and butcher them, was thrust into the global spotlight in 2010 when it became the..

September 1, 2014 1:22 pm

Knifeman kills 3 in rampage at China school: reports

The man, surnamed Chen, killed himself by jumping from a building following the carnage at a school in Shiyan, in the central province of Hubei, according to the official news agency Xinhua, which..

September 1, 2014 1:19 pm

Outgoing permanent secretary for industry nominates four..

Withoon declined to give details of the four nominees. The Nation

September 1, 2014 1:14 pm

Cabinet to be sworn in between Tuesday to Thursday

He said all Cabinet must be ready for the sworn-in ceremony on the days. The Nation

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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

September 1, 2014 1:11 pm

Blaze at Chatuchak Plaza shopping complex Monday early..

Firefighters spent about half an hour before extinguishing it. Damage was estimated to be about Bt5 million. The Nation

August 31, 2014 6:34 pm

Education ministry has largest number of ministers

The ministry will be run by the education minister and two deputies while each of other ministries either has only the minister in charge or the ministesr and a deputy. The Nation

August 31, 2014 6:27 pm

Prayuth's Cabinet has only two female ministers

The two are Tourism and Sports Minister Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul and Deputy Commerce Minister Apiradi Tantraporn. The Nation

August 31, 2014 6:12 pm

Iceland raises aviation alert after eruption near..

The eruption began at about 0600 GMT in the Holuhraun lava field, north of the Vatnajokull glacier, the Civil Defence Authority said. Initial reports said the eruption was not producing ash,..