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August 5, 2015 5:33 pm

Two more arrested over UFUN scheme

Jewellery businessman Kanpatchasin Pitpaiboon, 42, reportedly had 796 downline members in the scheme and served as a speaker for UFUN. Pongsak Pulsuk, 44, was accused of inviting 253 others to..

August 5, 2015 5:25 pm

Remarried divorcees 'not excommunicated', Pope tells Church

Speaking ahead of a highly anticipated global meeting on family life in October, he said "awareness that a brotherly and attentive welcome... is needed towards those who... have established a new..

August 5, 2015 5:05 pm

Thailand tourist arrivals in July up nearly 40 pct on year

Tourism is one of the few bright spots in an economy that continues to underperform more than a year after the military seized power in May 2014. The sector accounts for about 10 percent of..

August 5, 2015 5:01 pm

China says has stopped construction in South China Sea

China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) agreed to speed up consultations on a Code of Conduct for the South China Sea, the foreign ministers of China and Asean member..

August 5, 2015 4:42 pm

Netflix offers employees one year paid parental leave

Netflix said the move was aimed at boosting job satisfaction and retaining top talent. "We want employees to have the flexibility and confidence to balance the needs of their growing families..

August 5, 2015 4:39 pm

Desperation mounts in flood-hit Myanmar as death toll climbs

Heavy seasonal downpours have caused devastation across large parts of South and Southeast Asia in recent weeks, claiming hundreds of lives and displacing millions. In Myanmar, international..

August 5, 2015 4:08 pm

Chinese MH370 relatives demand more support from Malaysia..

"It’s not enough that they just offer to meet with us twice a month," said Jiang Hui, 41, one of around 10 relatives gathered in front of the airline’s office in Beijing. The company closed..

August 5, 2015 4:02 pm

Policy rate maintained at 1.5%

The committee were of the view that monetary policy stance should continue to be adequately accommodative, the central bank said in a statement. "(MPC) will stand ready to utilise an..

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August 5, 2015 3:59 pm

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August 5, 2015 3:55 pm

11-year-old girl mother in Malaysia

Jempol OCPD Supt Hamzah Alias said the girl’s grandmother took her to a private clinic when she complained of abdominal pains. She was in for a shock when the doctors informed her..

August 5, 2015 3:30 pm

Over 1,600 cases of hand-foot-mouth disease in Bangkok this..

Doctor Wongwat Siewlak, director of the Disease Control Division of BMA's Health Department, said 82.83 per cent of the patients were children under four years old. He said Bangkok was ranked..

August 5, 2015 3:06 pm

Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel hosts 16th World Gourmet..

It said in a press statement that the festival will feature an extraordinary line-up of some of the best chefs, winemakers and food experts from across the globe. The festival will highlight..