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August 28, 2015 10:15 pm

PM's brother appointed as defence permanent secretary

HM the King endorsed the annual military reshuffle on Friday which sees General Preecha Chan-o-cha, younger brother of Prime Minister Prayut appointed as permanent secretary for defence. New army..

August 28, 2015 6:49 pm

Indonesia's Widodo slaps down changes to foreign press laws

Indonesia’s interior minister this week unveiled tighter rules for visiting press, including requirements that journalists obtain a second working permit and report their activities to all levels..

August 28, 2015 6:46 pm

'Crisis panel' cannot run nation: CDC

CDC spokesman Kamnoon Sidhisamarn Friday told the media that Article 261 of the Constitution meant that the NSRRC would have no authority to administer the country, although it would be eligible to..

August 28, 2015 6:36 pm

Army chief praises NLA's approval of Bt2.72-tn 2016 budget

"In general, the budget has increased slightly from last year. This budget is mostly allocated to Army forces for soldiers' salaries and stipends. This accounts around 60 per cent of the total..

August 28, 2015 6:30 pm

Five firms pick up application documents for 1,800mhz..

They are Advanced Info Service's Advanced Wireless Network; DTAC TriNet and DTAC Broadband, both units of Total Access Communication; True Corp's TrueMove H Universal Communication; and Jas Mobile..

August 28, 2015 5:56 pm

Mediterranean migrant crossings top 300,000 in 2015: UN

Nearly 200,000 people had landed in Greece since January, while another 110,000 had made it to Italy, Melissa Fleming, spokeswoman for the UN refugee agency, told reporters in Geneva. The..

August 28, 2015 5:53 pm

Fiscal Policy Office supports plan to stimulate grassroots..

The FPO said state spending could and should be utilised to drive the economy because the country's financial stability is strong thanks to good fiscal discipline in the past and there is low..

August 28, 2015 5:26 pm

Fishing trawlers, taxi boats hit by haze from Indonesia

"The problem comes from forest fires in Indonesia," the Songkhlabased office of the Natural Resources and Environment Ministry announced Friday. According to the office, the score of fires..

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August 28, 2015 5:12 pm

Thaicom names chief tech officer as next CEO

Paiboon, who has been with Thaicom for 23 years, will replace Suphajee Suthumpun as CEO.

August 28, 2015 4:45 pm

Party member sues Malaysian premier over cash hoard

Najib Razak has faced accusations over 2.9 billion ringgit (673million dollars) found in his bank account in July, which he says were donations for a 2013 parliamentary election. The latest..

August 28, 2015 4:02 pm

Children of 3,500 schools to enjoy big cut in class hours..

Dapong said the 3,500 schools or ten per cent of schools under the supervision of the Office of Basic Education Commission will take part in the pilot project in the class hours cut from 1,200..

August 28, 2015 3:02 pm

Sa Kaew immigration police say Uighur escapists not resemble..

Pol Lt Col Benjapol Rodsawat, deputy chief of the Sa Kaew immigration police, said he had checked the facial sketch of the Ratchaprasong bomber and he was positive that none of the escapists was..