• Mon, 07 Jan 2019 01:00
    Delaying election seen harming the interests of both junta and voters
    WITH THE government concerned that post-election activities might overlap with the coronation of His Majesty the King in May, a political scientist warns that delaying the vote might do both voters and the junta regime more harm than good.
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  • Fri, 21 Dec 2018 01:00
    Latest forest policy move may be a boon for forest dwellers
    THE GOVERNMENT’S latest policy addressing the problem of overlapping rights on forested land will be a major turning point for residents, as it will allow them to live in forested areas and sustain themselves legally and also bring a halt to further encroachment, officials said yesterday.
  • Mon, 17 Dec 2018 01:00
    Report: Forest governance needed to ensure good cuts of greenhouse gases and healthy forests, says experts
    SOMSAK SAE-LAO, an assistant village chief in the small Nan community of Pang Kob, still has no idea whether his villagers could be subject to any benefits for helping protect surrounding forest under a global scheme known as REDD+, if implemented here.
  • Mon, 10 Dec 2018 15:48
    Spectacular mist enthrals visitors as mercury drops at Huai Nam Dang National Park
    Thai tourists, celebrating a long weekend and Constitution Day on Monday at the high-altitude Huai Nam Dang National Park in the area overlapping Chiang Mai’s Mae Taeng and Wiang Haeng districts and Mae Hong Son’s Pai district, woke up to an enhanced spectacular sea of mist in the morning.
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  • Fri, 20 Jul 2018 01:00
    Thais can prosper from rivals' Asian Games absence, says LTAT boss
    The Lawn Tennis Association of Thailand (LTAT) president Kitsombat Euammongkol hopes the overlapping schedule between the Asian Games and the US Open will open more opportunities for Thailand in the continental sports extravaganza next month.
  • Tue, 17 Apr 2018 19:04
    Three-week crime suppression operations net illicit drugs worth Bt320m from 101 suspects
    Police seized a large haul of narcotics with a street value of Bt320 million from 101 suspects in 88 drug busts during March 28-April 17 crime-suppression operations overlapping the Songkran holidays, deputy national police chief Pol General Chalermkiat Srivorakhan told a press conference in Bangkok on Tuesday.
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  • Wed, 03 Jan 2018 01:00
    Multiple Mekong forums risk igniting rivalry
    LEADERS FROM six riparian states along the Mekong River will be busy this year as meetings on many cooperation schemes in the region are scheduled in a situaton that observers have said is overlapping. 
  • Wed, 19 Jul 2017 18:48
    New Army graft complaint centres ‘not a duplication’
    The Army’s graft complaint centres do not overlap with existing anti-graft bodies, they merely expand channels to reach the public, National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) spokesperson Colonel Winthai Suvaree said in defending the initiative on Wednesday.
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  • Sun, 09 Apr 2017 01:00
    Veera opposes the opening of controversial new casino on border
    ANTI-CORRUPTION activist Veera Somkwamkid yesterday maintained his opposition to the new casino, which opened yesterday, as it allegedly sits on overlapping territory bordering Thailand and Cambodia near Buri Ram province.
  • Thu, 30 Mar 2017 00:59
    Veera abandons casino visit to avoid confrontation
    Anti-corruption activist Veera Somkwamkid said on Wednesday that he had backed off his plan to visit the controversial new casino which is alleged to be located in the overlapping territory between Thailand and Cambodia near the Sai Takoo checkpoint in Burirum province, saying he did not want confrontation.
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  • Thu, 30 Mar 2017 01:00
    Protesters block Veera from casino site while Prawit dismisses concerns
    ACTIVIST Veera Somkwamkid was forced yesterday to halt plans to inspect a casino, which he has said was built on a boundary area overlapping Thailand, as local residents protested against his visit, while Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan refused to take his concerns seriously.
  • Tue, 28 Mar 2017 17:39
    PM warns Veera to ‘watch out’ if he makes trip to border
    PRIME Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha warned anti-graft activist Veera Somkwamkid yesterday to “watch out” if he insists on visiting a controversial new casino allegedly located in overlapping territory between Thailand and Cambodia.
  • Sat, 25 Mar 2017 19:20
    Defiant Veera now urges media to visit new casino site
    Anti-corruption activist Veera Somkwamkid has made a post on his Facebook page on Wednesday inviting the media to visit a new casino allegedly sited on overlapping territory between Thailand and Cambodia.
  • Mon, 20 Mar 2017 18:23
    Controversial casino located in Cambodia, not Thai national park, says Parks Dept chief
    A controversial new casino alleged to be sited on overlapping territory between Thailand and Cambodia is actually located in Cambodia, 300 metres from the Thai border, and not in Ta Phraya National Park, the chief of the National Parks Department said on Monday.
  • Tue, 08 Nov 2016 01:00
    Where past and present overlap
    An amateur photographer becomes the talk of Facebook with images showing him holding an old photo of His Majesty the King with present day location in the background
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