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October 31, 2014 2:56 pm

MRT's fire drill planned for Saturday

Chartchai Praditpong, corporate relations director, said that cooperating in the fire drill are the Mass Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand, the Sutthisarn fire department, Sutthisarn Police..

October 31, 2014 2:51 pm

Defamation cases worry OHCHR on Thailand's human rights..

The statement was issued following the October 29 decision of the Phuket Provincial Court to proceed with a criminal defamation suit against Surapan Rujichaiwat from Loei province in north-eastern..

October 31, 2014 2:41 pm

Lawyer expresses doubts over new DNA test offer

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said on October 29 that they have no problem to conduct a new DNA test if critics expressed doubts about the DNA results were not fair. If Thailand conducts a..

October 31, 2014 1:31 pm

Sony says half-year loss balloons six-fold to almost $1.0 bn

The firm said its net loss came in at 109.1 billion yen, way up from a loss of 16.5 billion yen in the same period last year. Sony’s operating loss of 15.8 billion yen reversed an profit of..

October 31, 2014 1:17 pm

Tokyo's Nikkei index closes up 4.83% at seven-year high

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index surged 755.56 points to 16,413.76, the highest since November 2007, while the Topix index of all first-section issues jumped 4.28 per cent, or 54.74 points, to..

October 31, 2014 1:01 pm

Bank of Japan expands monetary easing plan as economy slows

After a one-day meeting, policymakers said they would add up to 20 trillion yen ($182 billion) to the central bank’s current asset-buying scheme, bringing it to 80 trillion yen annually.

October 31, 2014 12:46 pm

First lawsuit filed in Malaysia over MH370

The suit was filed by lawyers on behalf of the two underage sons of Jee Jing Hang, who was on board the ill-fated Malaysia Airlines flight. Gary Chong, a lawyer for Jee’s relatives, said the..

October 31, 2014 12:10 pm

Education minister Narong poorest cabinet member

According to his assets statement submitted to the National Anti-Corruption Commission after he took office on September 4, Narong has outstanding assets worth Bt6.948 million. The Nation

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October 31, 2014 11:58 am

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Pridiyathorn has combined assists worth Bt1.378 billion. The Nation

October 31, 2014 11:57 am

Supreme Administrative Court rejects lawsuit against..

The Supreme Administrative Court on Friday rejected a lawsuit against former PM Yingluck Shinawatra and other water-related panels on the t350-billion water-management scheme, saying it is just a..

October 31, 2014 11:44 am

Soi Dog Foundation's Mobile Adoptions return for a third..

The event will see many puppies and kittens, all of them vaccinated and sterilised, eagerly awaiting adoption by new owners. Prospective pet-owners are also welcome to visit the shelter in Mai..

October 31, 2014 11:41 am

Prayut, wife have net assets worth bt128 million

Prayut reported that he has a debt worth Bt654,745 so the first couple have net assets worth Bt128 million. The Nation