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March 2, 2015 6:54 pm

Myanmar police seal student marchers inside monastery:..

Scores of security personnel encircled the monastery in Letpadan town, some 130 kilometres (80 miles) north of Myanmar’s main city Yangon, trapping around 300 students inside since early..

March 2, 2015 6:03 pm

CDC chief says he does not oppose proposal on women's..

"We need a majority vote [to accept the proposal]. Even though the charter drafters have yet to come to a resolution, it does not mean it is impossible," he said. CDC member Ticha Na Nakorn..

March 2, 2015 5:15 pm

Five teenagers sentenced to wear EM braces for road racing

The five, one of them woman, were put on probation for two years. The court said they have jobs so they should be allowed to continue their living in the society but they need to be..

March 2, 2015 4:52 pm

Ministry cuts 2015 inflation forecast to 0.6-1.3%

The ministry reported that the Consumer Price Index for February fell 0.52 per cent year on year, declining for the second consecutive month. Monthonmonth inflation was only 0.12 per cent. The CPI..

March 2, 2015 3:22 pm

NRC to select new CDC member Tuesday

The Thienchay said NRC members will cast a secret ballot to elect a new CDC member to replace Ticha Na-nakhon, who has resigned both as CDC member and NRC member. The Nation

March 2, 2015 2:36 pm

Myanmar finds rare white elephant: state media

The pink-tinged pachyderm, which was caught in a forest reserve in the Irrawaddy Delta area of Pathein, is the ninth white elephant to be held in captivity in the former junta-run country,..

March 2, 2015 2:15 pm

Culture Ministry to celebrate 233rd Bangkok's anniversary

Among other things, there will be a grand parade that displays way of life and culture of the people during the nine reigns of the Chakri kings. The Nation

March 2, 2015 1:46 pm

Prince William meets Xi, visits sites on China visit

Xi warmly welcomed the second-in-line to the British throne, making the highest-profile visit to China by a member of the royal family since Queen Elizabeth II and her husband Prince Philip in..

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March 2, 2015 1:24 pm

Smog hits Chiang Mai, flight delayed

The air quality measuring station in Chiang Mai found that the particulate matter in the air was 181 microgrammes per cubic metre, higher than the safe standard of 120 microgrammes. The Air Quality..

March 2, 2015 1:08 pm

Japanese firm behind Ebola drug says tests offer 'hope'

In their first comments to media since the release of early clinical trials last week, executives from Fujifilm’s drug unit Toyama Chemical said the results were a "good first step" that could..

March 2, 2015 1:04 pm

New media, New China: Xinhua relaunch on barred networks

Like many official Chinese bodies, Xinhua is an avid user of Western social media despite their illegality in the country, and by January Xinhua had 30 accounts in different names across the three..

March 2, 2015 12:54 pm

Brother of Australian on Indonesia death row pleads for..

Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, the ringleaders of the so-called "Bali Nine" drug trafficking gang, were convicted of trying to smuggle heroin out of Indonesia in 2005 and sentenced to death the..