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October 23, 2014 2:54 pm

Rosana, energy reform activists call for delay in petroleum..

Rosana said the bidding should be delayed until the NRC agrees on how to reform the energy sector. On Wednesday, the National Energy Policy Council agreed to go ahead with the bidding of..

October 23, 2014 1:54 pm

New Japan minister hit by S&M bar scandal

Harvard graduate Yoichi Miyazawa, a former top bureaucrat in the finance ministry, immediately distanced himself from the brewing scandal, saying he wasn’t present at the club in the city of..

October 23, 2014 1:45 pm

Switzerland to nix 'stripper' visas

The government said that the eight-month permits would no longer be granted after the end of 2015, on the grounds that they had stoked sexual exploitation in the Alpine country. "Women are..

October 23, 2014 11:12 am

Self-immolated Japanese man jumps from 4th floor to death

Security guards put off the fire after he fell on the beer garden below. Rescuers failed to resuscitate him. Witnesses told police that he was seen standing on the balcony for awhile before..

October 23, 2014 10:54 am

Two killed, seven injured in van-truck crash in Prae

The van driver, Chatchawal Chumchua, 30, told police that he dozed off while driving to take his eight relatives to a wedding in Nan. The truck driver, Arkom Surin, said his vehicle ran out of..

October 22, 2014 6:33 pm

Tech-savvy courts order more electronic bracelets

Probation Department chief Kannika Saengthong and Bangkok's Don Muang Court chief judge Dusit Phadungsak Wednesday signed an agreement for IT system development so court orders could be submitted..

October 22, 2014 5:13 pm

Bing search engine displays song lyrics

The new feature allows users to view half a million full song lyrics on the main search results page. All that’s required is to type the song name and the word "lyrics" into the search box...

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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

October 22, 2014 5:07 pm

Myanmar considers legalising some gambling for more state..

"We have finalised the reformed gambling law and are ready to send it to the parliament for suggestion, discussion and then approval," said an official of the Home Affairs Ministry, who asked that..

October 22, 2014 5:03 pm

Two Myanmar suspects receive check-up

They were taken from Samui prison to the hospital in the afternoon. The Nation

October 22, 2014 3:53 pm

Switzerland top destination for expats: poll

"Many Switzerland-based expats mentioned the better work-life balance, availability of outdoor activities and the family-centric culture as the reasons they enjoy the Swiss lifestyle," the British..

October 22, 2014 3:46 pm

Koh Tao suspects' parents in Thailand

They departed Kyaukphyu Township, Rakhine State, on October 12, and left Yangon Wednesday at 8am, Kyaw Thaung said Tuesday. Myanmar Eleven