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August 27, 2015 6:12 pm

Sai Lor Fa commentators get 1-yr jail term

The Criminal Court today ruled Chavanond Intarakomalyasut, Thepthai Senpong, and Sirichok Sopa were guilty for their comments on the programme "Sai Lor Fa" broadcast on Blue Sky channel, which..

August 27, 2015 5:44 pm

2016 budget passed

The expenditure was cut by Bt20.58 billion, but the amount was added up to the government’s central budget. Few NLA members discussed the bill today, before 184 members voted for the bill...

August 27, 2015 5:36 pm

Heath check on orangutans

Microchips were embedded. Thirteen orangutans were smuggled from a private zoo in Indonesia. Thai authorities found them left in cages by a roadside in Phuket in 2010. They are..

August 27, 2015 5:28 pm

New Muslim rebel front calls for revived talks with Thailand

Representatives of Mara Pattani, which claims to speak for six of the insurgency’s leading rebel organisations, said they met Thai officials during exploratory talks in Malaysia this week. ..

August 27, 2015 5:19 pm

Thai shares gain 2.87%

During the day, the index moved between 1,336.59-1,359.23 points. Today’s turnover is Bt52.4 billion. Since the 4.73 per cent plunge on Monday, the Thai market has witnesed a roller-coaster..

August 27, 2015 5:10 pm

Normal operations at Krabi airport despite haze

Withawat Phakdeesantisakul, director of the airport, said that the haze has not yet affected the operations. The airport still can accommodate 40 daily flights, he said. The province reported..

August 27, 2015 5:02 pm

Ranong toughens crackdown on illegal workers

Santi Nantasuwan, a city officer, said that there are complaints that these foreigners are setting up stalls selling food and other stuff, though this is the profession reserved for Thai nationals...

August 27, 2015 4:45 pm

Most Thai men drink: Survey

The survey by Women and Men Progressive Movement Foundation, covering 1,300 women, showed that 71.6 per cent of them said their partners were heavy drinkers and 22.8 per cent said their partners..

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Bang Luang Market

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Nang Lerng Market

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August 27, 2015 4:29 pm

M'sia to block all sites promoting anti-govt rally

Bersih 4 rally is to be held this weekend by non-government organisations which seek the resignation of Prime Minister Najib Rasak. The commission is calling for the public to report such..

August 27, 2015 1:59 pm

Pheu Thai submits opposition to draft charter to NRC

Former Chiang Rai MP Samart Kaewmeecha, former party-list MP Chavalit Witchayasutthi and acting deputy party secretary general Preechapol Pongpanit submitted the letter to NRC President Thienchay..

August 27, 2015 1:40 pm

Haze from Indonesia covers Phatthalung

Phaisarn Khunsri, chief of Phatthalung Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Office, said the haze hit the five districts since Wednesday evening. The five districts are Pabon, Tamode, Srinakharin,..

August 27, 2015 1:13 pm

China sets yuan rate at four-year low against dollar

The yuan was fixed at 6.4085 to the greenback, according to the China Foreign Exchange Trade System, just 0.07 percent weaker from the previous day. But it was the lowest since August 2011, the..