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September 15, 2014 4:15 pm

NLA TO deliberate budget bill in final readings Tuesday

He said the deliberations would be done and the bill would be passed in the final reading right away. The Nation

September 15, 2014 3:25 pm

Typhoon kills six, displaces nearly 8,000 in Philippines

More than a dozen ferry trips and nearly 50 domestic flights were cancelled as the storm hit Sunday, cutting off electricity in eight northern provinces. Kalmaegi was packing maximum winds of..

September 15, 2014 2:58 pm

Malayan tigers become critically endangered as numbers..

New studies show the number of Malayan tigers in the wild dropped to between 250 and 340, from the previous estimate of 500, Malaysia’s wildlife department and the non-profit Malaysian..

September 15, 2014 2:38 pm

Surat Thani TAT chief urges police to speed up arrest of..

Prapas Inthasnapasat said the double murders could seriously affect Thai tourism. Bodies of a western woman and an western man were found on a beach on Koh Tao Monday. The Nation

September 15, 2014 2:09 pm

Western woman found raped killed along with western man on..

Police and local villagers were still hunting for attackers by checking all boats leaving the tourist-destination island. The Nation

September 15, 2014 1:33 pm

Experts warn of gridlock in Asian skies

Air passenger traffic in the Asia-Pacific region is to grow by 5.7 per cent a year between 2013 and 2017, compared with 3.9 per cent annually in Europe and 3.6 per cent in North America, the..

September 15, 2014 1:10 pm

What not to say in Thai - a Japanese textbook offends

The widely shared image of the book shows the Japanese translation of the Thai phrase "ai sat," equivalent to "douchebag" or "you asshole." "Why do they need to teach these words? There are..

September 15, 2014 1:02 pm

Singapore air pollution soars due to Indonesian forest fires

Singapore’s National Environment Agency said the pollutant standards index (PSI) reached a high of 111 at 7:00 am (2300 GMT) before easing to 80 a few hours later. A reading between 101-200..

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Thais flock to Siriraj to see Their Majesties leave for Hua..

Their Majesties are scheduled to leave Siriraj at 5 pm and travel to stay at the Klai Kang Won Palace. The Nation

September 15, 2014 10:36 am

Prayuth enters government house to start working as pm

He arrived in the black Mercedes Benz with license plate number of Sor Thor 1251, which is the official car of the Army chief. He dressed in a grey suit and emerged the car with smiling..

September 14, 2014 5:34 pm

Social development minister visits flood victims in Phichit

He handed over 1,000 bags of necessities and gave cash of Bt2,000 to 1,000 families affected by the flooding. Adul said he was assigned by the prime minister to inspect the flood-hit areas and..

September 14, 2014 4:37 pm

Syria air strike on jihadist camp kills 18: new toll

The Saturday strike hit dormitories in the camp in the Euphrates valley town of Tibni in Deir Ezzor province, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. The child who was killed had..