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November 25, 2015 7:17 am

Magnitude 7.5 quake strikes Peru: USGS

The quake, which struck at 5:45 pm (2245 GMT), was 602 kilometers (374 miles) deep. It was located about 173 kilometers (107 miles) west-northwest of Iberia and 681 kilometers (423 miles)..

November 24, 2015 6:45 pm

PM remains adamant about politically-active academics

The remark was made at his weekly press briefing at Government House. It was in response to the case of Chiang Mai-based lecturers being summoned by the police for violating the National Council..

November 24, 2015 6:42 pm

Warrants sought for suspects targeting 'Bike for Dad'

Held to celebrate His Majesty's 88th birthday, the event is scheduled to take place on December 11. HRH Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn will lead the bicycle parade in Bangkok. Prawit..

November 24, 2015 6:36 pm

New SME bank president named

The recruitment and selection of the new president focused primarily on the potential ability of the candidates to attain the core business objectives and the internal managerial changes required..

November 24, 2015 6:33 pm

Five Myanmar men fined for Rohingya calendar

The men were arrested over the weekend in Yangon and fined $800 each on Monday after pleading guilty to an offence that carries up to two years in prison. Myanmar’s government does not..

November 24, 2015 6:28 pm

Strict ban on floating lanterns near Bangkok landmarks and..

Warning signs have also been posted at 32 piers and pontoons along the Chao Phraya River and 21 along canals prohibiting their use during the Loy Krathong festival. They include the Wang Lang..

November 24, 2015 5:58 pm

147 world leaders to attend Paris climate summit: France

The November 30-December 11 conference is tasked with signing the first-ever truly universal pact to curb global warming, and opens just two weeks after jihadists killed 130 people in the French..

November 24, 2015 5:51 pm

Cabinet gives green light for competitiveness fund

These industries as identified by the Industry Ministry are expected to be the country’s new engines of economic growth. These industries consist of five existing industries which will be..

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Bang Luang Market

In 1903, Chinese immigrants set up this market on the western bank of Tha Chin River in Nakhon Pat

Nang Lerng Market

Officially launched on March 29, 1900 in Bangkok, this market has a long history and many time-tes

November 24, 2015 5:07 pm

Erawan Shrine bomb suspects appear, face 10 charges in..

The prosecutor submitted the indictments on Monday. Both men in handcuffs were escorted Tuesday morning to the military court, which then instructed them to find a translator in 15 days. The court..

November 24, 2015 4:53 pm

Turkey shoots down Russian war plane on Syria border

The Turkish presidency said in a statement that the plane was a Russian Su-24 fighter jet, while Turkish media said one pilot had been captured by rebel forces in Syria. Moscow confirmed that..

November 24, 2015 4:24 pm

Cambodia reaching 'dangerous tipping point': UN expert

The country has been plunged into a bitter political crisis after an arrest warrant was issued for Sam Rainsy, Cambodia’s most prominent opposition leader. He has since accused strongman..

November 24, 2015 4:09 pm

Defence Ministry sets up panel to Rajabhakti Park project

The project was carried out by the Army when Deputy Defence Minister Gen Udomdej Sitabutr was the Army chief. Kongcheep sadi Prawit instructed Defence Permanent Secretary Gen Preecha Chan-o-cha..