• Sat, 16 Mar 2019 20:24
    Cuddly polar bear cub makes splash in Berlin debut
    Berlin's latest zoo celebrity, a fluffy polar bear cub, made her first tentative steps on the public stage Friday, with media hungry to anoint her the rightful successor to late lamented superstar Knut.
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  • Fri, 04 Jan 2019 01:00
    Govt throws ball in EC’s court while suggesting a month’s delay in elections
    THE JUNTA-BACKED government yesterday tossed a hot potato toward the Election Commission (EC), putting the onus on the agency to decide the date of the general election taking into account the preparations for the royal coronation ceremony, while suggesting a month’s delay from the tentatively scheduled February 24.
  • Sat, 08 Dec 2018 10:43
    Amnesty demands junta lifts all human rights restrictions
    Amnesty International has called on the Thai junta to end all restrictions on human rights before the next election tentatively scheduled for February 24.
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  • Tue, 27 Nov 2018 01:00
    Prayut keeps his options open, avoids all parties
    THE JUNTA chief said yesterday that he has decided not to join any political party – not even the pro-junta one. Yesterday was the last day for election candidates to announce their political affiliation, which has to be done 90 days before the election tentatively set for February 24.
  • Mon, 26 Nov 2018 14:09
    Asian markets mostly up as eyes turn to Trump-Xi talks
    Most Asian markets rose Monday as investors tentatively pick up cheap stocks, with focus on an expected meeting between Donald Trump and Xi Jinping at the weekend that will be watched for signs of a softening in the China-US trade war.
  • Sat, 17 Nov 2018 12:22
    Most first-time young voters vow to cast election ballot, study finds
    Most young people who will be eligible to vote for the first time in the upcoming election, tentatively set for February 24, fully intend to cast their ballot, a new opinion poll has found.
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  • Thu, 25 Oct 2018 16:26
    February exams to move amid election clash: govt
    The general election tentatively scheduled for February 24 will not be postponed but a nationwide examination for high-school students will be rescheduled to avoid being held on the same day as the national vote, senior government figures said on Thursday.
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  • Thu, 13 Sep 2018 17:39
    Election between this December 11 and next May 9, says EC
    Thailand’s Election Commission (EC) has outlined a tentative time frame for the next election vote, starting from December 11 at the earliest to May 9 at the latest, its top official said on Thursday.
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  • Wed, 12 Sep 2018 01:00
    No Bangkok brake on climate change 
    The Bangkok meeting on climate change has floundered on the rock of discord over the formulations and funding adopted at the Paris conference of December 2015. The international summit, which concluded in the Thai capital on Sunday, has fallen short of its aim – to complete preparations towards an agreement this December for implementing the tentative Paris pact.
  • Mon, 27 Aug 2018 13:59
    Russian 'treasure ship' scam caused losses to 2,600 investors: police
    South Korea's police reached the tentative conclusion that some 2,600 people lost a total of about 9 billion won after investing in the fraudulent Shinil Group that claimed to have found a sunken Russian warship loaded with gold.
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  • Sun, 19 Aug 2018 19:27
    Tentative dates set for next general elections
    Elections will be held on February 24 at the earliest and by May 5 at the latest, Election Commission (EC) chairman Ittiporn Boonprakong said on Sunday.
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  • Tue, 15 May 2018 15:16
    Court agrees to release Ekachai on bail
    The Criminal Court on Tuesday agreed to free political activist Ekachai Hongkangwan on bail of Bt100,000, with his release time tentatively set for 8pm at Bangkok Remand Prison.
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  • Wed, 03 Jan 2018 16:32
    Don orders probe into embassy’s Facebook post about election
    Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai yesterday ordered an investigation into a Facebook post from the Thai Embassy in Finland giving advice about preparation for an election tentatively to be held in November.
  • Tue, 28 Nov 2017 10:30
    Asian investors shift tentatively as Shanghai, US tax fuel unease
    Asian traders shifted cautiously on Tuesday with Chinese stocks coming under renewed pressure, while concerns grew about the future of the much-vaunted US tax reforms.
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  • Fri, 21 Jul 2017 10:08
    Hyperloop or hyperbole? Musk promises NY-DC run in 29 mins
    NEW YORK - US entrepreneur Elon Musk said Thursday he'd received tentative approval from the government to build a conceptual "hyperloop" system that would blast passenger pods down vacuum-sealed tubes from New York to Washington at near supersonic speeds.
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