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December 22, 2014 4:39 pm

Pakistan plans to execute 500 terror convicts in coming..

Six militants have been hanged since Friday amid rising public anger over Tuesday’s slaughter in the northwestern city of Peshawar, which left 149 people dead, most of them children.

December 22, 2014 4:23 pm

Trade in wild cat parts thriving on Chinese border, report..

In Tachilek on the Myanmar-Thailand border, shops selling wild cat parts including tiger and leopard skins and skulls, fell from 35 in 2000, to just six in 2013, UK-based wildlife NGO Traffic said..

December 22, 2014 3:41 pm

Hanumarn at Phetchaburi temple 'not flashing hunger game..

He said the money was instead flashing the sign of three main institutions - nation, religion and King. The abbot of the temple, Phrakru Sithammarat, said Hanuman was also flashing the sign of..

December 22, 2014 2:55 pm

NRC resolves to ask govt to set up savings fund immediately

The NRC saw that the fund would provide social security for the aged and workers, who are not protected under the social security scheme. The Nation

December 22, 2014 2:12 pm

Madonna speaks of 'crazy times' after songs leaked

"Shit, this is the age that we’re living in. It’s crazy," she told Billboard magazine, when asked about the investigation into how at least 10 of her unfinished, unreleased songs were leaked..

December 22, 2014 2:05 pm

Chinese police arrest 30,000 in crackdown on online porn,..

Police had arrested 3,014 people as of December 15, and more than 5,000 others were under criminal detention, Xinhua reported, citing the Guangdong Provincial Public Security Department. An..

December 22, 2014 1:30 pm

Thailand, Japan jointly host 3rd Green Mekong Forum

Representatives of six members of the forum will attend the meeting. The six members are Japan, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam and Thailand. The Nation

December 22, 2014 1:24 pm

Army captain involved in lese majesty case stripped of rank

Natthapol has been fired from the Royal Family Protection Command. His Majesty also issued a royal command to recall all royal decorations earlier granted to Natthapol. 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

December 22, 2014 1:02 pm

Myanmar resumes ceasefire talks with rebels

"Unless there is a good explanation for the attack, it might be very difficult to move forwards on the peace talks," said Khun Okka, member of Nationwide Ceasefire Coordination Team (NCCT).The..

December 22, 2014 12:52 pm

China promises medical care for HIV-positive boy: state..

In a case that sparked intense soul-searching in China, some 200 residents -- including the child’s own grandfather -- signed a petition to expel him from their village in southwestern Sichuan..

December 22, 2014 10:35 am

Deputy education minister visits Pattani to discuss security..

The meeting was held for all security agencies and schools to plan comprehensive measures to protect teachers and guard the schools against insurgency attacks. The Nation

December 22, 2014 10:05 am

Prayut makes official visit to China

He was accompanied by Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Tanasak Patimapragorn and Deputy Transport Minister Akom Termpitayapaisit. Among other things, the prime minister will hold a..