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October 2, 2014 1:06 pm

Myanmar news website hacked over Muslim 'support'

The Irrawaddy saw its main English-language website briefly replaced with a black screen and notice railing against a blog it ran in Burmese about Myanmar nationalist cleric Wirathu’s weekend..

October 2, 2014 1:01 pm

Devi's refusal of bronze medal regretful, says organising..

"Yesterday at the boxing medal ceremony, an athlete (Devi) did not accept the result so I find this to be very regretful," Son CheonTaik, sports deputy secretary of the committee, said at a news..

October 2, 2014 12:32 pm

British ambassador meets police chief

The British ambassador also inquired about the progress of the investigations into the murders of two British tourists on Koh Tao, Somyos said. The Nation

October 2, 2014 12:31 pm

Chiang Mai woman affirms she won lottery tickets in 23 draws..

The woman, Siwanat Ratdamrongrat denied that she had bought winning lottery tickets after draws to seek publicity as alleged by some people on social networks. She claimed she bought many..

October 2, 2014 12:28 pm

Japan's deputy foreign minister meets Prayut

He was accompanied by the Japanese ambassador to Thailand and his entourage. Prayut thanked the Japanese government through Sato for recognizing the Thai interim administration. The Nation ..

October 2, 2014 12:27 pm

Bangkok-bound train from Trang derails in Phetchaburi

The State Railway of Thailand used some 20 buses to transport passengers to the next station where they caught a new train. The derailment will disrupt south-bound train services until 4 pm..

October 2, 2014 12:25 pm

Tourists may be required to pay entrance fee for visiting..

They plan to use the fee for setting up a fund to boost security for tourists on the island. The meeting resolved to have the Koh Tao Municipality hold a public hearing on the fee rate. The..

October 2, 2014 9:36 am

35,000 walruses mass on Alaska beach 'due to climate change'

Initially there had been only 1,500 of the tusked pinnipeds counted on one beach, but in recent days that number has exploded. "Our best estimate is almost a 24-fold increase," said Megan..

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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

October 1, 2014 6:27 pm

Myanmar grants first licences to foreign banks in decades

The nine overseas banks -- all from the Asia-Pacific region -- include Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ), banking giant Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), and Japan’s..

October 1, 2014 6:17 pm

Nikom threatens to sue NLA if impeached

Nikom Wairatpanich called on the NLA to be cautious and follow legal technicalities when launching an impeachment case against him and former Parliament president Somsak Kiatsuranon. The two..

October 1, 2014 5:41 pm

Govt fiscal deficit of Bt247 bn over 11 months

Krisda Chinavicharana, director-general of Fiscal Policy Office, said government income came in at around Bt1.82 trillion during the period, about 5.2 per cent lower year on year, mainly due to..

October 1, 2014 5:21 pm

Beauty clinic shuts down after client dies during surgery

Maythayar Mawong, 30, reportedly succumbed to malignant hyperthermia, a rare lifethreatening condition that is usually triggered by exposure to certain drugs, while undergoing plastic surgery at..