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PM warns against bad riding at Bike for Mom
Sun, 02 Aug 2015 18:00:00 GMT
Prayut and cabinet did rehearsal for event yesterdayfull story...
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Power plant to fulfil dream to be 'energy city'
Sun, 02 Aug 2015 18:00:00 GMT
SONGKHLA OFFICIAL URGES CRITICS OF |COAL-FIRED PROJECT TO LISTEN TO ALL SIDESfull story...
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'Need to cut political interference in police force'
Sun, 02 Aug 2015 18:00:00 GMT
THE POLICE force should be restructured to reduce political interference and promote efficiency and partnership with local bodies, a senior officer at the Royal Thai Police's Office of Human Resources told a recent Bangkok forum.full story...
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Suspected bomber killed |in shootout
Sun, 02 Aug 2015 18:00:00 GMT
A SUSPECTED insurgent was killed in a clash with troops in Narathiwat's Rusoh district early yesterday.full story...
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Improvements still needed in vocational education and training
Sun, 02 Aug 2015 18:00:00 GMT
THAILAND still needs to make improvements in the area of vocational education to enhance collaboration between state and private sectors, a recent conference was told.full story...
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Thailand seen as unlikely to meet EU's fishing standards
Sun, 02 Aug 2015 18:00:00 GMT
THE AUTHORITIES, the business sector and NGOs all predict that Thailand's rank on the illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing (IUU) list will not improve, despite the strict measures being implemented by the government.full story...
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Forum highlights need for improved teacher training
Sun, 02 Aug 2015 18:00:00 GMT
MULTIPLE ORGANISATIONS INVOLVED IN THE PROCESS NEED TO COME OUT OF THEIR 'OWN |TERRITORY' AND COLLABORATE WITH EACH OTHERfull story...
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Meaningful collaboration key to education reform
Sun, 02 Aug 2015 18:00:00 GMT
DOZENS of networks have been trying to improve the country's educational quality. Their operations, according to the Institute for Research on Education Systems, cover many provinces and over 100 schools.full story...
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Krungthai employee 'confesses' to Bt19 million theft
Sun, 02 Aug 2015 18:00:00 GMT
Police yesterday arrested three Krungthai Bank employees suspected of embezzling more than Bt19 million from a Khon Kaen branch of the bank last week.full story...
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NLA to discuss final revision of Security Service bill
Sun, 02 Aug 2015 18:00:00 GMT
The National Legislative Assembly will discuss the final revision of the Security Service bill on Thursday.full story...
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Buddhist symposium
Sun, 02 Aug 2015 18:00:00 GMT
Some 1,000 Buddhists from several countries are gathering in Chiang Mai to attend the Fifth World Youth Buddhist Symposium.full story...
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1,000 Buddhists join Fifth World Youth Buddhist Symposium
Sun, 02 Aug 2015 09:40:00 GMT
Some 1,000 Buddhists from several countries are gathering in Chiang Mai to attend the Fifth World Youth Buddhist Symposium.full story...
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'Bike for Mom' rehearsal
Sun, 02 Aug 2015 09:21:00 GMT
About 3,000 cyclists join the "Bike for Mom" rehearsal in the inner Bangkok area, on Sunday.full story...
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Standard-scale map adoption by September
Sat, 01 Aug 2015 18:00:00 GMT
Forest demarcation disputes behind movefull story...
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Klongchan embezzlement probe extended after more complaints filed
Sat, 01 Aug 2015 18:00:00 GMT
The police investigation into the embezzlement scandal at the Bangkok-based Klongchan Credit Union Cooperative has been extended after 60 more people filed complaints, prompting the Department of Special Investigation to interview 40 additional witnesses.full story...
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Woman seeks help to find abducted sons
Sat, 01 Aug 2015 18:00:00 GMT
A Cambodian property businesswoman yesterday sought help from Thai officials at Sa Kaew's Aranyaprathet border checkpoint to locate her maid who allegedly had abducted her two American-national sons aged 5 and 3 last December and reportedly crossed the border into Thailand with the boys in March this year.full story...
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Ban Limthong - a shining example in sustainability
Sat, 01 Aug 2015 18:00:00 GMT
Ban Limthong, in Buri Ram's Nang Rong district, has won great applause for its water-management measures at a time when people are suffering from severe drought in many parts of the Kingdom.full story...
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Police to probe case of 39 Thais lured to fish in I'nesia
Sat, 01 Aug 2015 18:00:00 GMT
Deputy national police chief General Ake Angsananont is looking into the case in which 39 Thais were illegally lured to work on fishing boats in Indonesia.full story...
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Box jellyfish sting kills woman in Koh Pha-ngan
Sat, 01 Aug 2015 18:00:00 GMT
A Thai tourist has died after being stung by a box jellyfish while swimming off Koh Pha-ngan in Surat Thani on Friday night.full story...
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Democrat ex-MP Pracha seriously injured in accident
Sat, 01 Aug 2015 18:00:00 GMT
Former Democrat MP Pracha "Kamnan Sia" Phopipit was seriously injured in a road accident yesterday morning when his pickup truck collided with another pickup, whose driver was also critically wounded, in Kanchanaburi's Bo Ploi district.full story...
 
Headline ImageMega state holding company proposed
Sun, 02 Aug 2015 18:00:00 GMT
Corporation would be similar to Singapore's Temasek; move aimed at reining in populist poliiciesfull story...
Headline ImagePM irked at Suthep jibe
Sun, 02 Aug 2015 18:00:00 GMT
PRIME MINISTER Prayut Chan-o-cha yesterday lashed out at those insinuating something between him and Suthep Thaugsuban's reform before election movement, saying he had to treat everyone the same under the same law.full story...
Headline Image'Everything starts at home' if we want foreign policy to regain dynamism
Sun, 02 Aug 2015 18:00:00 GMT
Former foreign minister Kasit Piromya expresses his concerns over Thailand's posture in the international arena in this exclusive interview with The Nation's Wiraj Sripong a week before he was appointed by the People's Democratic Reform Foundation to explain to international organisations matters related to Thailand and the world.full story...
Headline ImageSealed with a stamp
Sun, 02 Aug 2015 18:00:00 GMT
Thailand Post celebrates Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn's birthday and Asean at ThaiPexfull story...
Headline ImageSuspected bomber killed |in shootout
Sun, 02 Aug 2015 18:00:00 GMT
A SUSPECTED insurgent was killed in a clash with troops in Narathiwat's Rusoh district early yesterday.full story...
Headline Image1,000 Buddhists join Fifth World Youth Buddhist Symposium
Sun, 02 Aug 2015 09:40:00 GMT
Some 1,000 Buddhists from several countries are gathering in Chiang Mai to attend the Fifth World Youth Buddhist Symposium.full story...
Headline ImageMalaysia calls for help on Indian Ocean plane debris
Sun, 02 Aug 2015 09:17:00 GMT
KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) - Malaysia on Sunday urged authorities in the Indian Ocean to be on alert for any further plane debris that may wash ashore, after a wing part was found last week on Reunion island.full story...
Headline ImagePlane door found on Reunion Island : Sky News
Sun, 02 Aug 2015 08:37:00 GMT
A plane door has been found washed up on Reunion Island, Sky News reported on Sunday.full story...
Headline ImageHuge inundation in Myanmar claims at least 27
Sun, 02 Aug 2015 06:48:00 GMT
Severe flooding across Myanmar has hampered rescue efforts as thousands sheltered at monasteries after rising waters triggered by torrential rains killed at least 27 people.full story...
Headline ImageAirplane debris arrives in France for Malaysia crash investigation
Sun, 02 Aug 2015 06:31:00 GMT
Paris/Kuala Lumpur-Airplane debris that washed up on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion and may belong to a vanished Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 arrived in France on Saturday for investigators to study its origin.full story...
Headline ImageJapanese journalist removed from job following blunder
Sat, 01 Aug 2015 11:15:00 GMT
TOKYO (AFP) - Japanese broadcaster TV Asahi apologised Saturday after its Bangkok bureau chief posted an image exposing himself on a mobile forum set up by Thailand's foreign ministry, which warned of "consequences".full story...
Headline ImageSevere flooding hampers rescue efforts in Myanmar, at least 27 dead
Sat, 01 Aug 2015 08:15:00 GMT
YANGON (AFP) - Severe flooding across Myanmar hampered rescue efforts on Saturday as thousands sheltered at monasteries after rising waters triggered by torrential rains killed at least 27 people, officials said.full story...
Headline ImageWing part arrives in France as MH370 link investigated
Sat, 01 Aug 2015 05:46:00 GMT
PARIS (AFP) - A piece of Boeing 777 wreckage that washed up on an Indian Ocean island arrived for analysis in France early Saturday, after Malaysian authorities said the part was almost certainly recovered from missing flight MH370.full story...
Headline ImageNo final deal in Pacific trade talks: negotiators
Sat, 01 Aug 2015 03:13:00 GMT
WASHINGTON (AFP) - Delegates negotiating a huge Pacific free-trade agreement said Friday they have failed to reach a final deal after several days of intense talks in Hawaii, in a setback to US President Barack Obama.full story...
Headline ImageBOT cuts GDP growth forecast to under 3%
Fri, 31 Jul 2015 23:48:00 GMT
PERSISTENT EXPORT SLUMP AMID GLOBAL SLOWDOWN MAJOR FACTORfull story...
Headline ImagePart number 'confirms' debris is from Boeing 777: Malaysian official
Fri, 31 Jul 2015 11:03:00 GMT
KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) - A part number on aircraft wreckage recovered in the Indian Ocean confirms it came from a Boeing 777, a Malaysian official said Friday, expressing confidence that the mystery of flight MH370 was close to being solved.full story...
Headline ImageConfidence grows that plane wreckage is from MH370
Fri, 31 Jul 2015 08:15:00 GMT
SYDNEY (AFP) - Authorities hunting for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 said Friday they were "increasingly confident" that wreckage found on an Indian Ocean island was from the ill-fated jet, raising hopes of solving one of aviation's great mysteries.full story...
Headline ImageRegistration of prepaid mobile phones ends today
Fri, 31 Jul 2015 08:09:00 GMT
Users of prepaid mobile phones are urged to register their SIM cards by close of business today or their service will be suspended.full story...
Headline ImageUS' TIP report has not affected fishermen: fishery association
Fri, 31 Jul 2015 08:04:00 GMT
The Songkhla Fishermen's Association said the US decision to keep Thailand at Tier 3 on its 2015 Trafficking in Persons Report does not have any significant impact on the fishing industry in the province.full story...
Headline ImageRide Euro II-standard buses, surf the Net for free
Fri, 31 Jul 2015 06:33:00 GMT
Passengers riding 550 air-conditioned NGV-fuelled buses in Bangkok can surf the Internet for free thanks to the newly introduced Wi-Fi on board policy.full story...
 
 
 
 
 
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