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Another big load of African tusks seized



The Customs Department seized a total of 511 tusks, weighing 3.1 tonnes and worth Bt200 million, from a Laos-bound container at a private company's bonded warehouse on Saturday.

Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated fishing

Rules on IUU must be tightened, Thai envoy says

THAILAND NEEDS to put a much stronger legal framework in place for the fisheries sector to meet international standards on..

New Charter

Half of charter draft 'needs change'

NATIONAL Reform Council member Seree Suwanphanont yesterday proposed a debate before the NRC votes on the final constitution..

Quake-hit Nepal

HM the King sends condolences

HIS MAJESTY the King has sent a note of condolences to the president of Nepal in the wake of the massive earthquake that killed..

Pray for Nepal

Nepali govt struggling, Thai student says

A THAI medical student in Nepal has described the harsh conditions there with a severe food and drink shortage, destroyed..

Tropical Storm

Trees block Sarasin Road after storm

A STORM that ripped through the heart of Bangkok yesterday uprooted many trees in the Sarasin Road area of the city and blocked..

Mission to brief EU on fishery progress

THE Commerce Ministry will send an urgent mission to the European Union this week to explain..

Centara aims for 130 properties in five years

CENTARA Hotels & Resorts, one of the country's largest hotel chains, plans to nearly double its..

AIS launches high-speed broadband on fixed line

ADVANCED Info Service (AIS) yesterday officially launched its AIS Fibre fixed-line broadband..

DTAC ups capex guidance for 2015 to pursue mobile ambitions

TOTAL Access Communication (DTAC) has revised upwards its capital-expenditure guidance for this year..

Analysis

Strong baht aside, export sector needs structural changes, economists warn



THE RELATIVE strength of the baht is just one of the reasons for weakening demand for Thai export..


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THE new charter will bring about a controlled democracy where elected politicians will have limited..

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Autistic children and adults express themselves through art therapy and an exhibition

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Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli thrills the audience at the most expensive concert Bangkok has ever..


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The Japanese firm capitalises on its Thai niche market with a big new outlet at EmQuartier,..


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The life and works of Chatchai Puipia are shown as part of a new online archival and exhibition..

Kitaohji brings the highest arts of Japanese dining to Bangkok

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Kasikornbank, Vending Services Co. Ltd., and Visa Inc, recently co-launch the first vending machine in Thailand to accept credit, debit and prepaid card payment, including Visa payWave contactless.. Read more

South Korean dancer Min Jung Park will..

South Korean dancer Min Jung Park will stage her solo performance "Music Begin, You Silence, Deepen That" and workshop at ArtBridge Chiang Rai during 18-20. The first two-day seesion will..

Irish pop-rock band The Script make..

Irish pop-rock band The Script make their debut in Thailand with a concert at Impact Arena, Muang Thong Thani on May 8. Brought to Bangkok by Live Nation BECTero, they'll be playing tracks off their..

Portuguese Film Festival runs from April..

Portuguese Film Festival runs from April 19-25 at the Thai Film Archive and the Bangkok Art and Culture Centre, with many classic movies, including those by Monoel de Oliveiram who died on April 2 at..

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