• Tue, 11 Dec 2018 15:46
    Forest officials respond to Facebook storm, defend refusing trucks entry to wildlife sanctuary
    Various “volunteer-spirit tourist” groups comprising 43 off-road trucks were not allowed to enter Kanchanaburi’s Thung Yai Naresuan wildlife sanctuary during December 8-9 because they failed to adhere to the rules and conditions for gaining access, according to sanctuary chief Wichien Chinnawong.
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  • Thu, 06 Dec 2018 12:30
    Seven injured as fireworks shoot into audience
    A 47-year-old Thai man sustained serious burns and six others suffered minor injuries when fireworks, being lit near a pond in Wat Jumphon in Surin's Muang district as part of a local festival, exploded into the audience on Wednesday night.
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  • Wed, 05 Dec 2018 01:00
    Pulling the wool over our eyes
    Please allow me to respond to the two recent letters defending the wool industry.
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  • Mon, 03 Dec 2018 16:47
    Najib claims Maszlee is politicising schools by having 1MDB in history syllabus
    PETALING JAYA: There are a time and place for politics, and it is not in the schools, claims former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak in responding to Dr Maszlee Malik's latest plan for education reform to include 1MDB in the history syllabus.
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  • Fri, 30 Nov 2018 12:07
    BMA ponders CCTV eyes for bikers using sidewalks
    The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration is considering using CCTV cameras to catch motorcyclists who mount sidewalks so that traffic tickets can be mailed to their homes.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 24 Nov 2018 01:00
    Worries float away...
    Evert year, on the full-moon night of the 12th month in the Thai lunar calendar, millions of people across the country come out to release decorative floats in ponds or waterways to ask the River Goddess for forgiveness for the wrongs they have done in the past year.
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  • Tue, 20 Nov 2018 14:27
    Bound wife found drowned in pond near Surin home
    A woman was found drowned with her ankles tied together and a hand bound to a car wheel and tyre in a pond near her house in Surin’s Prasat district on Monday night.
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  • Tue, 20 Nov 2018 01:00
    ‘Drugs, alcohol behind violence’
    Respondents also name family life, upbringing as causes; urge stricter enforcement of law.
    national
  • Mon, 19 Nov 2018 18:00
    Call for action to halt farmers’ use of antibiotics for fish, prawn stocks as drug-resistance fears grow
    Some farmers sprinkle antibiotic medicine onto their fish and prawn stocks that are kept inside floating baskets either in enclosed ponds or natural waterways, a practice that poses the dual threat of drug resistance in consumers and environmental pollution, experts at Chulalongkorn University said on Monday.
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  • Fri, 16 Nov 2018 09:21
    Two children drown after being left alone
    Two young boys drowned in a pond behind their kindergarten on Thursday evening after they were left alone to wait for their parents to pick them up.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 15 Nov 2018 11:03
    Autistic girl drowns in Nakhon Ratchasima
    A 13-year-old autistic girl drowned in a pond near a rice field in Nakhon Ratchasima's Kaeng Sanam Nang district on Wednesday while her parents were harvesting rice.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 09 Nov 2018 16:55
    Bangchak's Q3 earnings increase 14%
    Bangchak Corporation has reported nine-month earnings of Bt143.24 billion, up 14 per cent compared to the corresponding period last year.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 07 Nov 2018 15:37
    Worker drowns in Samut Prakan wastewater pond
    A worker's body was found floating in a wastewater treatment pond of a cloth dying factory in Samut Prakan's Phra Pradaeng district, a forest sometimes known as Bangkok’s “lung”, on Wednesday morning.
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  • Sat, 27 Oct 2018 15:31
    Syria ordered Gaza rocket fire at Israel with Iran backing: army
    The Israeli army accused the Syrian government Saturday of instructing a Palestinian militant group to fire dozens of rockets at Israel from Gaza with Iran's supported and vowed to respond where it chose.
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  • Sun, 21 Oct 2018 12:50
    Poll respondents split over pet registration, but agree fee too high
    Just over half of people surveyed this month by NIDA Poll were opposed to a government proposal that pet owners be charged a fee to register their cats and dogs, but most respondents objected to the hefty suggested fee of Bt450.
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