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DNA test will clear my son: headman
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18:00:00 GMT
Family threatens to sue over online speculation about Koh Tao murdersfull story...
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SGWA upbeat over verdict on water scheme
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18:00:00 GMT
Today's ruling expected to uphold previous outcome requiring govt to carry out impact assessmentsfull story...
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NACC appeals against court ruling on former city official
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18:00:00 GMT
The National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) has filed an appeal against the Central Administrative Court's ruling cancelling the dismissal of former Bangkok permanent secretary Natthanon Thaweesin in relation to the controversial procurement of fire trucks and boats.full story...
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29 Bangkok parks to remain open for Loy Krathong
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18:00:00 GMT
Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) is opening 29 public parks for the celebration of "Loy Krathong" festival on November 6.full story...
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French embassy marks WWI
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18:00:00 GMT
To commemorate the centenary of the start of World War I (1914-1918), the French Embassy will hold a ceremony on November 11 to pay tribute to the veterans who lost their lives in the "Great War".full story...
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Huge rise in discarded styrofoam pieces, PCD says
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18:00:00 GMT
The number of used and discarded pieces of styrofoam in Thailand has grown significantly from 34 million in 2009 to 61 million a day in 2013, according to the Pollution Control Department (PCD).full story...
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FDA seeks to improve drug bill
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18:00:00 GMT
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has already made a decision on how the new bill on pharmaceuticals can be improved.full story...
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Army to repair 37 roads in South
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18:00:00 GMT
The Royal Thai Army's Engineering Department will start repairing 37 roads in four southern border provinces from mid-November.full story...
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Indictment of All IVF owner postponed
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18:00:00 GMT
Public prosecutors yesterday postponed making a decision on whether or not to indict Dr Pisit Tantiwat-tanakul, the owner of the All IVF surrogacy clinic.full story...
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Global standards for disaster statistics planned by 2016
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18:00:00 GMT
Senior experts from governments, academia and international organisations plan to urgently develop statistical standards for better disaster-risk management in Asia and the Pacific by 2016.full story...
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DNA tests for headman's son
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:00:00 GMT
MAN TO BE TESTED OVER KOH TAO MURDERS; MYANMAR SUSPECTS' PARENTS SEEK HELP FROM LAWYER'S COUNCILfull story...
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Action sought on teen's killing in South
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:00:00 GMT
THE THAI GOVERNMENT should immediately investigate and prosecute security personnel responsible for the killing of a 14-year-old ethnic Malay-Muslim boy in the South of Thailand, Human Rights Watch said yesterday.full story...
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Activists propose additions to animal rights bill
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:00:00 GMT
ANIMAL RIGHTS activists yesterday urged a legislative drafting committee to include 20 more points in the Council of State's draft legislation on animal protection to ensure effective implementation of the law.full story...
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Special-case criteria must be reviewed, DSI chief told
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:00:00 GMT
JUSTICE MINISTER WANTS AGENCY TO GO BACK TO ACCEPTING CASES APPROVED BY PANEL, INSTEAD OF JUST BASED ON CHIEF'S DECISIONfull story...
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First defamation case against Hall dismissed
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:00:00 GMT
THE Phra Khanong Court in Bangkok yesterday dismissed a defamation case brought against British rights activist Andy Hall by Natural Fruit Co, a Thai pineapple exporter.full story...
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NHRC urged to block mineral law
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:00:00 GMT
About 50 people from five provinces yesterday called on the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to help block the proposed mineral law.full story...
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Committee set up to deal with illiteracy
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:00:00 GMT
The Basic Education Commission has set up a committee to tackle illiteracy.full story...
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Indian fugitive last entered Thailand on Sept 7, no record of him leaving country
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:00:00 GMT
IMMIGRATION INVESTIGATION into an Indian fugitive wanted for killing a minister in a car-bomb attack has found that he entered Thailand thrice this year, the last being on September 7, and there is no official record of him leaving Thailand since then.full story...
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Gold-mining firm to drop lawsuit against villagers, but wants to talk first
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:00:00 GMT
The Thung Kham Ltd has for now decided to drop a Bt120-million civil lawsuit against 33 villagers in Loei protesting against the firm's gold-mining operations, saying it was ready to talk to the protesters first, an informed source reported yesterday.full story...
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Universal standards for disaster statistics planned by 2016
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 08:45:00 GMT
Senior experts from governments, academia and international organisations set a plan to urgently develop statistical standards for better disaster risk management in Asia and the Pacific by 2016.full story...
 
Headline ImageA year later ... was it worth it?
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18:00:00 GMT
PDRC in wait and see mode as it awaits national reformsfull story...
Headline ImagePheu Thai's decision to push through the amnesty bill was a mistake: Weng
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18:00:00 GMT
One year after the controversial blanket amnesty bill was pushed through just before dawn by the then-ruling Pheu Thai Party, red-shirt co-leader and former Pheu Thai MP Weng Tojirakan still says it was a grave mistake that led to the downfall of Yingluck Shinawatra's government.full story...
Headline Image'Amnesty bill a lesson for all'
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18:00:00 GMT
A year has passed since then-ruling Pheu Thai Party passed the controversial blanket amnesty bill - a move that had taught lessons to both politicians and citizens, academics said yesterday.full story...
Headline ImageDNA test will clear my son: headman
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18:00:00 GMT
Family threatens to sue over online speculation about Koh Tao murdersfull story...
Headline ImageSGWA upbeat over verdict on water scheme
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18:00:00 GMT
Today's ruling expected to uphold previous outcome requiring govt to carry out impact assessmentsfull story...
Headline ImagePolice to boost security at football matches
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:09:00 GMT
Police will strengthen safety measures at major football matches following a series of violent clashes between fans of the football clubs.full story...
Headline ImageBangkok parks to stay open for Loy Krathong
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 09:08:00 GMT
The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration will open its 29 public parks for the people to celebrate Loy Kratong Day on November 6, Governor Sukhumbhand Paribatra said on Thursday.full story...
Headline ImageUniversal standards for disaster statistics planned by 2016
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 08:45:00 GMT
Senior experts from governments, academia and international organisations set a plan to urgently develop statistical standards for better disaster risk management in Asia and the Pacific by 2016.full story...
Headline ImageNLA gives nod for Yingluck impeachment proceedings
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:00:00 GMT
NACC Case against ex-PM to be on the agenda at assembly meeting scheduled for November 12full story...
Headline ImageSecond DNA test for murder suspects allowed
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 11:35:00 GMT
Thailand's police will allow two Myanmar men accused of killing a pair of British tourists on a Thai island to have another DNA test, as questions mount over the murder probe.full story...
Headline ImageUN promotes youth volunteerism development
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 08:45:00 GMT
Over 300 participants from all sectors of society and from over 40 nations in Asia Pacific gather this week for a forum in Bangkok, designed to ease the unemployment among the youth.full story...
Headline ImageNLA to discuss impeachment motions against former Senate President, House Speaker
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 06:28:00 GMT
The National Legislative Assembly's whip has announced that the NLA will reopen discussions on impeachment motions against the former Senate President and the former House Speaker next month.full story...
Headline ImageIndian fugitive 'may not be in Thailand'
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 18:00:00 GMT
But Immigration chief says suspect did enterfull story...
Headline ImageBEC-Tero, Siam Sport eye Bolton Wanderers
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 18:00:00 GMT
BEC-Tero and Siam Sport Syndicate are preparing to launch a joint takeover bid for English Championship outfit Bolton Wanderers in a deal estimated to be worth Bt2 billion.full story...
Headline ImageMekong countries hold talks on trans-boundary haze pollution
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 10:42:00 GMT
Five Mekong countries - Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam are stepping up their cooperation to mitigate trans-boundary haze pollution in the region.full story...
Headline ImageParents of alleged killers take the case to Attorney General
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 06:09:00 GMT
The parents of the two Myanmar nationals detained for allegedly murdering two British tourists on Koh Tao last month on Tuesday submitted a petition to Office of the Attorney General, insisting that their sons had no part with the killings.full story...
Headline ImageBangkok ready to handle possible outbreak
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 04:34:00 GMT
The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration is preparing to deal with the possible spread of deadly Ebola virus, as the capital is the main entry and exit points of travellers, making it vulnerable to the virus, BMA spokeswoman Treedao Apaiwong said.full story...
Headline ImageSecurity beefed up at waterfall after flash flood killed student
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 03:43:00 GMT
Songkhla authorities have decided to seal off the third to seventh tiers of them Ton Nga Chang Waterfall after a flash flood killed a student.full story...
Headline ImagePremier needs to improve his PR, experts say
Mon, 27 Oct 2014 18:00:00 GMT
THE PRIME MINISTER has performed poorly in the area of public relations and he urgently needs expertise from outside the government to help improve the situation, public relations experts say.full story...
Headline ImageX-ray results on Myanmar suspects show no traces of assaults
Mon, 27 Oct 2014 10:38:00 GMT
Latest X-ray results on the two Koh Tao suspects found no unusual indications, said Dr Nirund Pitakwatchara, National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) member said Monday.full story...
 
 
 
 
 
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