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July 23, 2014 3:56 pm

Pension scheme for farmers

Under a draft bill dealing with the farmers and rice development fund, farmer members will pay about three per cent of their monthly income to the fund and the state will also contribute an..

July 23, 2014 3:40 pm

One dead as hundreds flee false tsunami alert in Philippines

The cause of the sudden panic that hit Candelaria 88 kilometres (55 miles) south of Manila and other impoverished towns is still being investigated, said Henry Buzar, head of the area’s disaster..

July 23, 2014 2:54 pm

Constitutional Court, NACC, EC to remain until new charter..

He was speaking at a press conference to explain the provisional charter. The Nation

July 23, 2014 2:40 pm

Court dismiss libel suit against Kaewsan

Kaewsan’s statement in a news show in 2007 about Thaksin Shinawatra’s tax evasion proved true and his assets were confiscated, the Court said. Moreover Thaksin was a political figure and could..

July 23, 2014 2:35 pm

Vietnamese woman, 121, said to be oldest living person

Nguyen Thu Tru lives in Ho Chi Minh City with her youngest son, who is 72. She had 11 children, four of whom are still alive. "We have sufficient evidence that proves Tru was born on May 4,..

July 23, 2014 2:27 pm

Bill Clinton says Aids-free world is just over the horizon

"The Aids-free world that so many of you have worked to build is just over the horizon," he said. The tools needed to treat Aids and stop its transmission are available, he said, adding:..

July 23, 2014 2:10 pm

After MH17 tragedy, Australia assures search for MH370 goes..

Australia leads the multinational search for MH370 which disappeared on March 8 carrying 239 people and is believed to have crashed in the southern Indian Ocean. It has also been drawn into the..

July 23, 2014 1:52 pm

Paibul says Prayuth qualified to be PM

Paibul said the provisional charter does not prohibit NCPO members to sit on the Cabinet. The interim charter prohibits members of the National Legislative Assembly and the National Reform Council..

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Nang Lerng Market

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July 23, 2014 1:31 pm

Article 46 aimed at preventing charter breach again: Wissanu

Article 46 empowers the National Council for Peace and Order and the Cabinet to jointly resolve to ask the National Legislative Assembly to amend the interim charter. On the contrary, the NLA..

July 23, 2014 1:22 pm

Number of NCPO members may be increased to 15: Wissanu

Wissanu said the NCPO has been empowered by the charter to send proposals on various issues to the Cabinet but it would be up to the government whether it would heed the suggestions or not. He..

July 23, 2014 1:01 pm

Wissanu says provisional charter to be enforced no more than..

Wissanu said the interim charter needs to include several touch and complicated rules so that the efforts of the National Council for Peace and Order would not go futile. The Nation

July 23, 2014 12:46 pm

NCPO pardoned for coup by provisional charter

The charter states that the NCPO chief and other members would not be taken legal actions against for their deeds related to the power seizure before and after May 22. The Nation