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January 30, 2015 12:54 pm

Amazon surprises with profit despite fierce spending

"Amazon beat estimates even though Jeff Bezos is moving at a paranoid pace; pretty much spending money as fast as it comes in and going flat out as if there were somebody right on his heels chasing..

January 30, 2015 12:31 pm

Ringo Starr set for new album, tour of Americas

The drummer for the Fab Four announced on Thursday the release of his 18th studio album, "Postcards from Paradise," on March 31. The release comes just before Starr, who is already in the Rock..

January 30, 2015 12:28 pm

Ex-IMF chief to go on trial for 'pimping' role in sex..

The 65-year-old saw his high-flying career at the head of the International Monetary Fund and presidential prospects implode when a chambermaid at a New York hotel accused him of sexual assault in..

January 29, 2015 9:40 pm

German inflation turns negative for first time in five years

Annual consumer prices in Europe’s biggest economy slumped to alower-than-forecast minus 0.3 per cent this month after rising 0.2 per cent in December, the statistics office (Destatis) said in..

January 29, 2015 9:24 pm

Thai businessman buys Sheffield Wednesday Football Club

The football club, who plays in the Championship - the second tier of the English leagues, announced the agreement on its website. The agreement was signed with chairman Milan Mandaric on..

January 29, 2015 9:01 pm

Malaysia declares all on board MH370 dead, angering..

Malaysian authorities and the airline had until now refrained from drawing firm conclusions about the fate of the plane and its 239 passengers and crew, as many desperate next-of-kin continue to..

January 29, 2015 5:35 pm

THAI bans ivory cargo on all flights

"THAI has joined in the fight against the trade of ivory. We don’t support publicising ivory products through our communication channels," said Poonsak Chumchuay, THAI managing director, Cargo..

January 29, 2015 4:56 pm

Junta orders German NGO to cancel press freedom briefing

The ban came as two former ministers from the ousted government of ex-premier Yingluck Shinawatra were summoned by the military, which is escalating its campaign to crush dissent since..

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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

January 29, 2015 12:01 pm

Most Thais still support martial law enforcement: survey

The survey was carried out among 1,219 people nationwide on Tuesday and Wednesday. The Nation

January 29, 2015 11:50 am

50-year-old woman stopped from trying to block PM's..

Prayut did not stop his car but looked out at the woman, who was later identified as Pinan Phumwarin. Officials later accepted her letter of complaint after she threatened to set herself on fire...

January 29, 2015 11:27 am

Finance Ministry to allocate budget to pay Bt80-90bn debt..

Sommai said the accumulating debt of the BMTA must be tackled within the Prayut government's tenure before it leads into a financial crisis in the future. The Nation

January 29, 2015 11:20 am

PM chairs meeting of permanent secretaries at Agriculture..

Permanent Secretary for Agriculture Chawalit Chukhajorn said his ministry would seek cooperation from other ministries during the meeting to better help farmers and manage resources and..