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February 1, 2015 11:42 am

Most Thais believe US takes side in Thailand's politics

The NIDA Pollster asked 1,250 people whether they believed Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Daniel Russel's statement that the US did not take side in Thai..

February 1, 2015 11:20 am

Over 1,000 cyclists join 3rd Nation Bike Thailand in Nan

The event was kicked off at the Nan Museum jointly by Kaskiorn Bank President Banthoon Lamsam, Nation Multimedia Group Chairman Suthichai Yoon and Nan Governor Ukrit Puengsopha. The Nation

February 1, 2015 7:37 am

IS claims beheading of second Japanese captive

The claim was made in a video released online that included no mention of a Jordanian pilot also being held by IS, whom the jihadist group has also threatened to kill. Japanese journalist Kenji..

January 31, 2015 7:20 pm

Tourist slashes own throat at Phuket resort

Police are investigating the circumstances following 46-year-old Yan Wenhong's attempted suicide, after rescue workers rushed her to Thalang Hospital. Ms Yan and four of her friends had checked..

January 31, 2015 4:16 pm

Panasonic closes TV plant in China, to sell Mexican factory:..

he Japanese electronics giant was forced to pull the plug on local production in the two countries due to a sharp decline in TV prices in North America and China, the Nikkei newspaper said. The..

January 31, 2015 4:13 pm

US state delays seven executions to secure new drugs

Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction (DRC) said it had put a hold on the executions while it secured new lethal injection drugs. Earlier this month, the department revised its drug..

January 31, 2015 4:12 pm

Alibaba's Ma meets top China regulator after fakes row

The meeting Friday between Ma and State Administration for Industry and Commerce (SAIC) director Zhang Mao may signal a de-escalation of the dispute, which saw the regulator deliver an..

January 31, 2015 4:12 pm

Merkel rules out debt reduction for Greece

"There has already been voluntary debt forgiveness by private creditors, banks have already slashed billions from Greeceā€™s debt," Merkel said in an interview with the Hamburger Abendblatt..

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Nang Lerng Market

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January 31, 2015 4:08 pm

UN chief backs regional African force to fight Boko Haram

"I welcome the decision of the AU and regional countries to establish an MJTF (Multinational Joint Task Force) against Boko Haram," he told reporters during an African Union summit being held in..

January 30, 2015 9:35 pm

Prayut seeks time to make Kingdom stronger, rejects outside..

During his weekly TV programme aired Friday night, Prayut said the country had cooperated with the global community in hundreds of international peacekeeping missions over the past several decades,..

January 30, 2015 8:22 pm

Asia-Pacific commit to ending AIDS by 2030

The commitment was announced at the three-day meeting in Bangkok to review progress toward implementing transformative reforms on HIV prevention, treatment, care and support agreed to by national..

January 30, 2015 5:50 pm

Nattawut reports to First Army Region

Nattawut surrendered himself to the military at 1st Army Region headquarters in Bangkok at 9am Friday. He was released after about an hour and returned home. The former deputy commerce minister..