• Thu, 15 Feb 2018 11:31:17
    Once-pristine Thai bay from 'The Beach' to close to boats
    The once-pristine Thai bay which became a tourist magnet after the 2000 movie "The Beach" will be closed to boats for several months to prevent further damage to its coral, an official said Wednesday.
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  • Tue, 13 Feb 2018 14:23:48
    Kerdmai settles rape case with teenager
    Bangkok-based modelling agency boss Kerdmai Ruayjingna has settled two charges of rape and procuring a person under 18 for a profitable sexual-act performance on Monday by paying an undisclosed amount in compensation to a 17-year-old employee.
  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018 15:54:21
    Kiatnakin banking on financial solution strategy for commercial lending growth
    Kiatnakin Bank, a member of the Kiatnakin Phatra Financial Group, on Monday disclosed its plan for commercial lending this year, hailing its “Financial Solution Expert” strategy in support of business owners’ clientele, especially those involved in sectors in which the listed bank has expertise.
  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018 07:34:45
    London City Airport closed after WWII bomb found
    London City Airport announced its closure on Sunday after a World War Two bomb was discovered in the nearby River Thames.
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  • Tue, 06 Feb 2018 15:47:15
    Thai stocks fall 2.36 per cent at midday close
    The Stock Exchange of Thailand closed for the midday at 1,767.56 points, suffering a fall of 42.76 points or 2.35 per cent following 4.6 per cent plunge of Dow Jones Industrial Average.
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  • Tue, 30 Jan 2018 12:23:24
    Singapore’s SpherePay app raises $10 Million in funding
    The operators of SpherePay, a Singapore-based mobile payment app, have raised more than US$10 million from investors, whose names not been disclosed “due to ongoing developments”.
  • Sun, 28 Jan 2018 21:14:45
     Cilic hits out at closed roof for Aussie Open final
    Melbourne - Marin Cilic hit out at the decision to close the roof on Rod Laver Arena for the Australian Open final Sunday, saying he was not prepared for the much cooler conditions.
  • Thu, 25 Jan 2018 15:22:28
    Twelve Bangkok pubs face possible 5-year closure
    Twelve Bangkok pubs may be closed for up to five years, depending on decisions now before the national police chief's or an authorised deputy chief’s consideration, said deputy city police commissioner Maj-General Panurat Lakboon on Thursday.
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  • Thu, 25 Jan 2018 10:31:07
    Six illegal hostels owned by foreigners on Koh Pha Ngan closed
    Troops and police arrested two foreigners and four Thais on Wednesday for allegedly running six hostels without licence on the tourist destination Koh Pha Ngan in Surat Thani province.
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  • Thu, 25 Jan 2018 09:32:01
    GE reports steep loss, faces US probe on accounting
    General Electric disclosed Wednesday that it faces a accounting probe by US regulators, as it reported a nearly $10 billion loss in the last quarter due to charges linked to its insurance business and US tax reform.
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  • Tue, 23 Jan 2018 14:51:09
    Shop selling barbecued seahorses at Pattaya Floating Market closed
    The management of the Pattaya Floating Market has closed a shop that was found selling barbecued seahorses to foreign tourists.
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  • Mon, 22 Jan 2018 18:01:45
    New York vows to reopen Statue of Liberty, at its own cost
    New York - The Statue of Liberty, temporarily closed by a US government budget shutdown, will reopen on Monday to once again beckon other countries' "huddled masses" -- as well as not-so-poor tourists with dollars to spend.
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  • Fri, 19 Jan 2018 10:22:45
    Parts of Lat Phrao Road to be closed for Yellow Line construction
    The notoriously congested Lat Phrao Road will have even less space for vehicles starting Friday night as construction of the Yellow Line elevated railway will begin.
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  • Sat, 13 Jan 2018 13:08:01
    HBO documentary wins major award
    HBO Asia has plenty to celebrate these days as its first Original Documentary series, “The Talwars: Behind Closed Doors” picked up the Best Foreign Documentary Award at the 7th China Academy Awards of Documentary Film (CAADF) in Beijing on December 29.
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  • Wed, 10 Jan 2018 14:48:07
    Woman blocks high-speed train from leaving in China as husband was late
    Beijing - A woman in Hefei, Anhui province, recently learned that a high-speed train is by no means a family vehicle, after she impeded a train's departure and asked the station personnel to let her husband board the train after he was denied entry as the gate was already closed.
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