• Tue, 12 Feb 2019 01:00
    Coup ‘fake news’, military united: Prayut
    PRIME MINISTER Prayut Chan-o-cha yesterday dismissed rumours of a junta order removing the military’s commanders-in-chief as “fake news”, insisting the military remained united.
  • Thu, 31 Jan 2019 10:03
    Rumours about Johor princess' marriage 'malicious and untrue'
    PETALING JAYA: The fake news circulating on social media about the status of Johor princess Tunku Tun Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah Sultan Ibrahim's marriage and her links to skincare and slimming products are not true, says the Johor Royal press office. 
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  • Sun, 06 Jan 2019 18:37
    Malaysia's king abdicates: palace statement
    Malaysia's king has abdicated, royal officials said Sunday, ending weeks of speculation about his future after he took a leave of absence and amid rumours he married a Russian former beauty queen.
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  • Fri, 04 Jan 2019 14:16
    Hot - I've only heard rumours about the King abdicating - Dr Mahathir
    KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad says he has not received any official confirmation or indication over rumours saying that the Yang di-Pertuan Agong would be abdicating the throne.
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  • Wed, 31 Oct 2018 13:07
    Second hanging from same Chon Buri tree fuels rumours of haunting
    A second hanging from the same tree in Chon Buri has sparked rumours that the Jambolan plum might be haunted.
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  • Thu, 11 Oct 2018 01:00
    Jatuporn rubbishes rumours of tying up with Sondhi
    UNITED FRONT for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD) leader Jatuporn Prompan yesterday denied rumours that he had joined hands with former yellow-shirt leader Sondhi Limthongkul to form the Pheu Chart Party to lead the country out of the current conflict.
  • Wed, 12 Sep 2018 01:00
    Amid job-loss rumours over paraquat ban, minister says PM still backs him
    DEPUTY AGRICULTURE Minister Wiwat Salyakamthorn has shrugged off rumours about his possible loss of a Cabinet portfolio over his fight against paraquat and other farm chemicals and says the prime minister supports him.
  • Fri, 31 Aug 2018 10:56
    China launches online platform to crack down on rumors
    A national-level platform to alert the public about online rumors and refute slander was launched in Beijing Wednesday.
  • Fri, 03 Aug 2018 19:29
    Abhisit denies defection rumours
    Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva has dismissed speculation that at least a dozen former MPs from his party are going to join a new political group that is pro-junta.
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  • Sun, 01 Jul 2018 19:47
    Footballers not yet found, says governor in dispelling rumours
    Chiang Rai Governor Narongsak Osottanakorn on Sunday denied rumours that the rescue team have found the missing 12 members and their assistant coach of Mu Pa Academy FC believed to be trapped inside Tham Luang cave in Chiang Rai’s Mae Sai district since June 23.
  • Sat, 02 Jun 2018 01:00
    Revenue chief scotches VAT rise talk
    THE new chief of the Revenue Department plans to add artificial intelligence (AI) to the agency’s arsenal for tax collection and has dismissed rumours of a planned increase in the value-added tax (VAT) rate.
  • Sun, 27 May 2018 10:25
    PTT to sue websites spreading rumours about company
    Petroleum giant PTT Plc plans to take legal action against people behind websites suspected to have spread damaging rumours about the company, a senior executive disclosed on Sunday.
  • Sat, 12 May 2018 09:04
    Malaysia's Najib to take 'short break' as flight rumours swirl
    Former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak said Saturday he was going to take a "short break" after his shock election loss as speculation mounted the scandal-hit ex-leader was due to jet out of the country.
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  • Thu, 19 Apr 2018 01:00
    No forced bank mergers, finance chief says, dousing market rumours
    KRUNGTHAI BANK and TMB Bank will not be forced to merge, said Finance Minister Apisak Tantivorawong yesterday, hosing down speculation that the majority state-owned lenders are the first targets of fresh tax incentives aimed at encouraging mergers in the banking sector.
  • Fri, 30 Mar 2018 11:02
    Schoolgirls will get HPV vaccine as rumours of shortage denied
    Contrary to circulating rumours, there was no shortage of the vaccine against human papilloma virus (HPV) needed for shots for Prathom 5 schoolgirls nationwide, according to Atthaporn Limpanyalert, a National Health Security Office (NHSO) spokesperson.
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