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December 19, 2014 3:26 pm

Foreign investment reaches $178bn in 2013: IMF

The value of such investment into Thailand has continued to rise; from $106.9 billion in 2009, to $139.3 billion in 2010 and $155 billion in 2011.

December 19, 2014 2:57 pm

Only 2.35 million of 17 million tonnes of government rice..

But the rest of rice was not rotten, Prayut said. He said about 13 million tonnes were still usable but their quality need to be improved first. Prayut was speaking to reporters after chairing..

December 19, 2014 2:25 pm

Their Majesties grant urgent aid to Narathiwat flood..

Their Majesties have instructed Lt Col Wichai Chaimongkol, the director of the palace, to urgently distribute the necessities. The Nation

December 19, 2014 1:55 pm

Veerakarn meets CDC, expresses opposition to direct PM..

Among other things, Veerakarn said he disagreed with the proposal to hold direction election of the prime minister. The Nation

December 19, 2014 1:45 pm

Prayut, Cabinet members, officials to ride around..

Prayut will chair the inauguration ceremony at 6 am. The Nation

December 19, 2014 1:08 pm

Chiang Mai covered with fog Friday morning as mercury drops..

The temperature on Doi Inthanon mountaintop was measured at 3 Celsius degree. The Chiang Mai meteorological office said the temperature could further plunge to 11 degree next week. The Nation

December 19, 2014 12:53 pm

Nine injured, one missing after Indonesian volcanic eruption

The Mount Gamalama volcano in North Maluku province erupted late Thursday, sending ash and rocks 2,000 metres into the sky, said Sutopo Nugroho, a spokesman for the National Disaster Management..

December 19, 2014 12:22 pm

Eight children found dead at Australian property

"Cairns detectives have established a crime scene and begun an investigation into the death of eight children this morning," police said. "During an examination of the residence police located..

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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

December 19, 2014 12:18 pm

TUF takes over Bumble Bee

The Thai company announced today that it would acquire the San Diego-based company’s 100-per cent stake at US$1.51 billion. Bumble Bee Foods is North America's largest branded shelf-stable..

December 19, 2014 12:13 pm

BoJ strikes more upbeat view on economy, holds off fresh..

The comments came after policymakers wrapped up a two-day meeting where they voted by an 8-1 margin to hold off fresh easing measures, after announcing in late October a huge expansion of the..

December 19, 2014 12:10 pm

Up to 11 dead in Japan snow storms: reports

Northern and central parts of Japan have been lashed by strong winds that have dumped huge quantities of snow over the last few days, disrupting travel and cutting off isolated communities. The..

December 19, 2014 10:03 am

US calls movie studio hack a national security breach

With the Hollywood scandal threatening to escalate into geopolitical crisis, Sony defended its decision to cancel the release of "The Interview," a movie about a fictional CIA plot to kill Kim..