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Officials seek govt funds for riverside remodelling
Sun, 05 Jul 2015 18:00:00 GMT
BANGKOK officials are seeking Cabinet approval for funds to hire a consultant to survey and design the proposed Bt14 billion renovation of the Chao Phraya riverside.full story...
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Calls for unity to fight 'climate catastrophe'
Sun, 05 Jul 2015 18:00:00 GMT
CALLS have been made for collaboration within Asean and beyond to try to limit the rise of world temperatures to 2 degrees Celsius - to avoid catastrophic impacts from climate change.full story...
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Little difference in death rates of health scheme users: NHSO
Sun, 05 Jul 2015 18:00:00 GMT
THE NATIONAL Health Security Office has confirmed there is not an unusually high death rate among Universal Coverage (UC) scheme beneficiaries and no big difference in the death rate between UC and Civil Servant Medical Benefit Scheme (CSMBS) beneficiaries.full story...
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Doctors push for healthcare co-payment
Sun, 05 Jul 2015 18:00:00 GMT
A GROUP of doctors has continued to press for the introduction of a co-payment system in the medical sector.full story...
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Communication a life and leader's currency
Sun, 05 Jul 2015 18:00:00 GMT
IT IS important to think about what is the most valuable thing we learn in schools and colleges. In an age of information economies, it could be argued that communication skills are the most valuable thing learned by students.full story...
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Grants on offer to mark Princess' 60th birthday
Sun, 05 Jul 2015 18:00:00 GMT
Kasikorn Bank and Nation University will hand out 60 grants worth Bt 27million to mark HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn's 60th Birthday.full story...
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British graduates to help students in 45 provinces speak better English
Sun, 05 Jul 2015 18:00:00 GMT
Thai pupils at 92 schools in 45 provinces will get help in improving their English skills under a nine-week programme led by undergraduates and recent graduates from the United Kingdom.full story...
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Teachers in Laos to get English training
Sun, 05 Jul 2015 18:00:00 GMT
Language educators to be dispatched to very poor areasfull story...
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5 dead at Khon Kaen Zoo
Sun, 05 Jul 2015 18:00:00 GMT
Two trams collided and overturned in Khon Kaen Zoo, killing five on board and injuring more than 50, local police said last night.full story...
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5 dead, 50 injured in tram accident at Thai zoo
Sun, 05 Jul 2015 14:34:00 GMT
Two trams collided and overturned in Thailand's Khon Kaen Zoo, killing five on board and injuring more than 50, local police said Sunday.full story...
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LOST HIGHWAY
Sun, 05 Jul 2015 11:03:00 GMT
A section of Liab Klong Rapipat Road in Saraburi's Nong Khae district subsided Sunday as a result of the severe drought.full story...
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Myanmar workers protest over cutter knife incident
Sat, 04 Jul 2015 18:00:00 GMT
Some 100 Myanmar workers at a construction site in Phuket's Thalang district held a protest on Saturday morning after a Thai foremen allegedly put a cutter knife to a Myanmar worker's neck on Friday night.full story...
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Hundreds of trawler owners suspend operation in ports all around the country
Sat, 04 Jul 2015 18:00:00 GMT
SOME 900 trawler owners without logbooks needed under new regulations suspended operations in Songkhla yesterday, but there was no blanket suspension as predicted earlier.full story...
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Slain tycoon's widow and daughter meet police
Sat, 04 Jul 2015 18:00:00 GMT
POLICE yesterday summoned wife and daughter of murdered night entertainment tycoon Somyot Suthangkool for the fourth time, as well as Somyot's three lawyers, to garner information about a supposed land dispute Somyot was involved in before being slain.full story...
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Pattaya market owner denies hitting police during raid
Sat, 04 Jul 2015 18:00:00 GMT
THE OWNER of the Pattaya-based Grand Hall Market, Suppakrit "Hia Jua" Akkalertlart, insisted yesterday that he didn't assault Pol Lt-Colonel Kwanpichai Manocharoensub, a deputy superintendent from Crime Suppression Division subdivision 2, and other plain-clothed police on Friday evening.full story...
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Chiang Mai citizens struggle with an avalanche of overbearing billboards
Sat, 04 Jul 2015 18:00:00 GMT
DESPITE its scenic beauty, green spaces and strict restrictions on building height and design control, the city of Chiang Mai finds itself overshadowed by massive advertising billboards.full story...
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Water bill 'requires more debate'
Fri, 03 Jul 2015 18:00:00 GMT
Experts tell forum that some aspects of the new law need clarificationfull story...
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Drug tests for residents in troubled community
Fri, 03 Jul 2015 18:00:00 GMT
ANTI-NARCOTICS officials are preparing to get all residents in the Suan Son Soi 9 community to undergo drug tests next Friday to determine if they have used narcotics.full story...
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NACC gets 2,500 complaints over officials in Isaan
Fri, 03 Jul 2015 18:00:00 GMT
THE NATIONAL Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) has received nearly 2,500 complaints against state officials in the Northeast, including a provincial governor and a judge.full story...
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MERS patient fine, allowed to fly home
Fri, 03 Jul 2015 18:00:00 GMT
THE 75-year-old Omani man who was the first confirmed case of MERS-CoV (Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus) in Thailand, was discharged from hospital late yesterday after fully recovering from the disease.full story...
 
Headline ImagePM moves to separate sub deal from health funds worry
Sun, 05 Jul 2015 18:00:00 GMT
Prayut says the two are not linked and both decisions will be considered carefullyfull story...
Headline ImageStudents face questions after Friday's defiance
Sun, 05 Jul 2015 18:00:00 GMT
Police to push ahead with questioning as lawyers complain about lack of accessfull story...
Headline ImageNRC chairman in a candid mood as reform body races to finish its work
Sun, 05 Jul 2015 18:00:00 GMT
SHORTLY AFTER THE COUP, 11 key sectors were listed in the interim charter for reform, and the National Reform Council designated to come up with recommendations for the task. After almost one year in office, the NRC has been on a rugged road and is racing to finish its work on time before delivering what will be one of the most comprehensive reform plans the country has ever had. The question now is this: Will the reforms recommended by the NRC materialise given the current political environment and when? The Nation talked to NRC chairman Thienchay Kiranandana about lessons learned in the reform process.full story...
Headline ImageDoctors push for healthcare co-payment
Sun, 05 Jul 2015 18:00:00 GMT
A GROUP of doctors has continued to press for the introduction of a co-payment system in the medical sector.full story...
Headline ImageBritish graduates to help students in 45 provinces speak better English
Sun, 05 Jul 2015 18:00:00 GMT
Thai pupils at 92 schools in 45 provinces will get help in improving their English skills under a nine-week programme led by undergraduates and recent graduates from the United Kingdom.full story...
Headline ImageMyanmar man convicted for 2013 hotel blast
Sun, 05 Jul 2015 07:19:00 GMT
YANGON (AFP) - A Myanmar man has been sentenced to life in prison for planting a bomb that exploded two years ago inside a luxury Yangon hotel wounding an American woman, state media reported Sunday.full story...
Headline ImageTask force to probe alleged Malaysia PM money trail
Sun, 05 Jul 2015 06:52:00 GMT
KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) - A task force is investigating allegations that a probe into a Malaysian state-controlled investment fund found hundreds of millions of dollars were transferred to the prime minister's personal bank accounts, the attorney general has said.full story...
Headline ImageJapan pledges US$6 bn for Mekong
Sat, 04 Jul 2015 18:00:00 GMT
Trilateral pact on development of Dawei also signed at six-nation summit in Tokyofull story...
Headline ImageHundreds of trawler owners suspend operation in ports all around the country
Sat, 04 Jul 2015 18:00:00 GMT
SOME 900 trawler owners without logbooks needed under new regulations suspended operations in Songkhla yesterday, but there was no blanket suspension as predicted earlier.full story...
Headline ImageInternational observers urged to monitor students' case
Sat, 04 Jul 2015 18:00:00 GMT
THAI LAWYERS GROUP SAYS 14 ANTI-COUP ACTIVISTS FACE COURT ON TUESDAY; PM SAYS INSTANT DEMOCRACY, PEACE NOT POSSIBLEfull story...
Headline ImageSingapore Botanic Gardens clinches prestigious Unesco World Heritage site status
Sat, 04 Jul 2015 13:56:00 GMT
BONN, GERMANY - Singapore has its first Unesco World Heritage Site in the bag. The 156-year-old Singapore Botanic Gardens was awarded the coveted status at the 39th World Heritage Committee meeting in Bonn, Germany on Saturday.full story...
Headline ImagePrayut invites Japanese SMEs to invest more in Mekong Subregion
Sat, 04 Jul 2015 07:15:00 GMT
Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha has invited Japanese small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) to invest more in the Mekong Subregion by taking advantage of its logistics transport linkage.full story...
Headline ImagePhilippines expects to win UN South China Sea case
Sat, 04 Jul 2015 05:26:00 GMT
MANILA (AFP) - The Philippines expects a United Nations tribunal to rule in its favour in an increasingly fraught dispute with China over territories in the South China Sea, a presidential spokeswoman said Saturday.full story...
Headline ImageJapan pledges $6.1 bn aid to 'Mekong Five' in bid for influence
Sat, 04 Jul 2015 05:23:00 GMT
TOKYO (AFP) - Japan on Saturday pledged $6.1 billion in financial aid to the "Mekong Five" countries as it pushes infrastructure exports and courts influence in a region where rival China has an increasing presence.full story...
Headline ImageExperts split over subs plan
Fri, 03 Jul 2015 18:00:00 GMT
MANY BELIEVE THAILAND DOES NOT HAVE MARITIME ISSUES TO WARRANT BIG SPENDING ON SUBMARINESfull story...
Headline ImagePrem in perfectly good health, close aide insists
Fri, 03 Jul 2015 10:30:00 GMT
Privy Council President Prem Tinsulanonda is in good health, his close aide said yesterday, in a bid to deny recent rumours.full story...
Headline ImageJapan welcomes Mekong leaders in jostle for influence
Fri, 03 Jul 2015 10:02:00 GMT
TOKYO (AFP) - Japan is rolling out the red carpet this weekend for the leaders of the "Mekong Five" as it pushes infrastructure exports and courts influence in a region where rival China has an increasing presence.full story...
Headline ImageAbhisit backs amnesty proposal
Fri, 03 Jul 2015 09:50:00 GMT
Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva Friday voiced support for the idea of granting amnesty to ordinary protesters as suggested by a study panel on reconciliation.full story...
Headline ImageNACC gets some 2,500 complaints against state officials in Northeast
Fri, 03 Jul 2015 09:35:00 GMT
The National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) has received nearly 2,500 complaints against state officials in the Northeast, including a provincial governor and a judge.full story...
Headline ImageMalaysian PM dismisses funds report as 'political sabotage'
Fri, 03 Jul 2015 08:22:00 GMT
KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) - Malaysia's premier Najib Razak on Friday dismissed as "political sabotage" a report that a probe into a state-owned investment fund had found hundreds of millions of dollars were transferred to his personal bank accounts.full story...
 
 
 
 
 
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