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February 9, 2016 9:14 am

Hong Kong police 'fire warning shots' in street clash

Television footage showed one officer pointing his gun at crowds of protestors on the streets of Mongkok who hurled bricks, bottles and pieces of wooden pallets at police in the worst clashes since..

February 9, 2016 9:13 am

Twin births almost double in rich countries: study

In a study published in the US journal Population and Development Review, scientists said the rate of twin births nearly doubled in the United States from 9.5 twins per 1,000 deliveries in 1975, to..

February 8, 2016 6:46 pm

Taiwanese man arrested for call centre scam

Following his arrest at Bangkok's Don Mueang International Airport on Saturday, Xang Chang Bin, 30, was presented at a press conference yesterday along with evidence including: electronic devices,..

February 8, 2016 6:01 pm

Bank employee arrested over alleged Bt40 million fraud

Pol Maj-General Sommai Kongwisaisuk, deputy commissioner of the Central Investigation Bureau, said Direk Kaewchucherd had worked for the bank for more than 10 years. Sommai alleged Direk used..

February 8, 2016 5:58 pm

Charter reformers condemn single-ballots, senators’ and..

The committee claimed also that the new senators selection method, as well as the prime ministerial list idea, would not work. And difficult constitutional amendments would cause another deadlock..

February 8, 2016 5:22 pm

Father allegedly kills four children

As time of press, police laid siege to the next-door house where the armed man Pornpichit Yongsata, 40, barricaded himself inside, after having allegedly killed his two sons and two daughters in..

February 8, 2016 4:58 pm

Suu Kyi threatened on Facebook

So far, no action has been launched against the user, Major Myin Lwin Than, head of South Okkalapa township police, told the Daily Eleven. "No order from above has been received about this..

February 8, 2016 4:57 pm

Storm surge damages homes and forces school closures

Nakhon Si Thammarat later Monday announced 88 villages in 19 tambons of six districts to be wave-affected. The 'highest tide rise in 50 years' saw up to fourmetrehigh waves hitting Pak Phanang's..

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February 8, 2016 4:38 pm

Finance to tap local bodies' savings

Finance Minister Apisak Tantivorawong said Interior Minister Gen Anupong Paochinda were briefed on the goal and was committed to act accordingly. "We have no plan to use all the Bt300 billion...

February 8, 2016 4:17 pm

Govt to wire 30,000 villages with broadband Internet by next..

He said the committee agreed to have the broadband connection built for the 30,000 villages by next March next year. As part of the IT infrastructure development for the villages, the government..

February 8, 2016 3:45 pm

Thaksin brands charter draft as 'shoddy'

He told the Pheu Thai Party members to be ready for a general election as he believed it is coming soon. Thaksin on Sunday made a video call to a group of former Pheu Thai MPs who joined the..