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Nation raises Bt8.169 million for Nepal quake victims



Nation Group has raised a total Bt8,169,300 for victims of Nepal earthquake victims from the Thai public.

Energy

Energy Ministry insists on LPG excise increase

The plan to increase LPG excise in the transport sector will continue, said Energy Minister, shrugging off objections from auto..

boatpeople

Myanmar's Rohingya parents anxious for news of missing children

SITTWE, Myanmar (AFP) - A generation of young Rohingya Muslims are disappearing on boats to escape persecution and despair in..

Irregular Migration

Myanmar navy carries out first rescue of migrant boat: official

SITTWE, Myanmar (AFP) - Myanmar's navy Friday said it had carried out its first rescue of a migrant boat after mounting..

Boat people grateful for sanctuary, baffled by Gambia offer

BAYEUN, Indonesia (AFP) - Boat people who have come ashore in Southeast Asia after harrowing journeys are delighted that Indonesia..

At least 200 deaths in 1,000 quake-flattened monasteries

Jyachhen Ka-nying Lama Gumba in Duwachaur VDC, Sindhupalchok. Photographer: Post Photo: Anup Ojha

Bad Debt

Krungthai Bank makes Bt3.6-bn provision for bad debt in April

Krungthai Bank (KTB) increased its monthly reserve for bad debts, doubtful accounts and impairment..

Steel Industry

Tata Steel eyes growth over next three years

Thailand's annual steel consumption is projected to grow steeply from 17.3 million tonnes last year..

Baht

Baht to remain volatile for now, BOT warns

THE BAHT will continue to be volatile, the Bank of Thailand has warned, suggesting that business..

New Pickup

Toyota's new pickup to breathe new life into market

Toyota has finally pulled the wraps off its much-anticipated all-new one-tonne pickup truck, which..

Economy will expand to 4.7%: Prayut



Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha expects the economy to expand by 3.7 to 4.7 per cent next..


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Why the trimming of a weeping fig tree sends Thep into a terrified frenzy

In a remarkable exhibition of book art, mystery and marvels supersede simple browsing in the hands..

Well-known Kyoto teppanyaki restaurant Mikaku opens a branch in Bangkok

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