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April 17, 2014 6:34 pm

Pope celebrates priestly celibacy in Holy Thursday homily

"His remarks seemed to rule out the possibility that a ban on marriage for priests - which is for example allowed in the Anglican Church -could be reconsidered, as part of wider reforms that are..

April 17, 2014 6:17 pm

SFT protests against Article 112's enforcement

SFT secretary-general Supat Asasri led protesters in what was dubbed a campaign to raise pubic awareness and opposition against enforcers of Article 112. The protesters put on a skit in which the..

April 17, 2014 6:14 pm

Pheu Thai to have party leader attend EC meeting

Pheu Thai Party spokesman Prompong Nopparit said Thursday that Charupong and the director on party affairs Bhokin Bhalakula would be present on Pheu Thai's behalf to push its proposal to hold a new..

April 17, 2014 6:11 pm

Registration for Bangkok EC open

To be eligible, all candidates must be Thai nationals aged 40 or over and must hold at least a bachelor's degree. Candidates are also required to not have held a political office or a political..

April 17, 2014 5:46 pm

UDD cancels Aksa Road rally

They told their red-shirt supporters to be prepared for the next call to rally. Red-shirt leaders earlier said they would call a mass rally prior to the Constitutional Court's ruling on..

April 17, 2014 5:27 pm

SET index ends up 6.94 pts, 0.50 pct

Thai composite stocks index (SET) closed Thursday, up 6.94 points, or 0.50 per cent at 1,408.78 amid Bt37.19 billion turnover. Blue chip SET-50 index was at 957.23, up 4.60 points, or 0.48 per..

April 17, 2014 3:31 pm

No clues as submersible covers 90 square kilometres in jet..

Samples collected from an oil slick near the search site 2,170 kilometres north-west of Perth are still being analysed, a bulletin from the Perth-based search team said. The submersible was..

April 17, 2014 2:55 pm

Public health permanent secretary skips CAPO meeting

Narong did not send his representative to the meeting either. The permanent secretaries for Transport Ministry, Foreign Ministry and Energy Ministry did not attend the meeting but they sent..

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April 17, 2014 2:30 pm

Deputy Senate speaker reiterates call for govt to open..

The National Anti-Corruption Commission has asked the Senate to retroactively impeach former Senate speaker Nikom Wairatpanij for his allegedly unlawful role in directing the charter amendment bill..

April 17, 2014 2:11 pm

CAPO says Constitutional Court has no authority to oust..

Department of Special Investigations chief Tarit Pengdith, secretary of the CAPO, said the Constitution allowed the court to oust only Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra if it rules that her order..

April 17, 2014 1:48 pm

Australian broadcaster ABC wins landmark China access

Under the arrangement, ABC International will establish an online portal in China through which a range of ABC and other Australian media content can be offered to Chinese media partners. ..

April 17, 2014 12:49 pm

Songkran road death toll rises to 277 after six days

It said 2,754 road accidents happened from April 11 to 16, and 2,926 others were also injured. On Wednesday, the sixth day of the seven-day monitoring period, 273 accidents happened, killing 29..