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March 30, 2015 1:54 pm

Transport to address ICAO's concerns

Voradech Hanprasert, acting permanent secretary, will conduct the press conference. He was the director-general of the Civil Aviation Department in 2012. Japan’s recent refusal to allow the..

March 30, 2015 1:16 pm

Singapore police arrest 17-year-old for anti-Lee Kuan Yew..

At least 20 police reports had been lodged against Amos Yee for his video "Lee Kuan Yew is Finally Dead!" the Straits Times reported. "Lee Kuan Yew ... was a horrible person and an awful leader..

March 30, 2015 1:09 pm

Sierra Leone ends anti-Ebola lockdown after three days

During the curfew period -- which was ordered by President Ernest Bai Koroma and ran from 0600 GMT on Friday until 1800 GMT Sunday -- some 26,000 volunteers went door-to-door to check for sick..

March 30, 2015 1:09 pm

Yokohama offers Thai-language visitor guide

In a statement, it said the version ( followed a sharp increase in the number of Thai tourists to the country last year. In 2014, the number of Thai..

March 30, 2015 1:02 pm

Tsunami threat passes after 7.5 quake in Papua New Guinea

The quake hit at a depth of 33 kilometres (20 miles), some 55 kilometres from the nearest city of Kokopo on New Britain island and 787 kilometres from the capital Port Moresby, the United States..

March 30, 2015 1:00 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook slams US 'dangerous discrimination' laws

Cook -- one of the most prominent chief executives to publicly acknowledge his homosexuality -- wrote in the Washington Post that so-called "religious freedom" laws passed in several states..

March 29, 2015 6:15 pm

One ranger killed in clash with drug traffickers in Chiang..

The ranger, Worapoj Sinthana, 30, was shot at the left side on his chest and died on the way to the Maharaj Chiang Mai hospital. The Nation

March 29, 2015 5:54 pm

Thais in embattled Yemen prepare to evacuate

In the statement, the embassy asks those who want to leave to contact the embassy. They could be evacuated to Thailand or stop at Oman pending the situation. The Nation

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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

March 29, 2015 5:44 pm

Prayut criticises TV channel for using women in mini skirts..

Prayut said such programmes that also highlight dirty talks were not constructive. Prayut said such TV programmes proved that the media needed to be reformed. The Nation

March 29, 2015 5:23 pm

Thai fans of Fast and Furious 7 uproar against Sahamongkol..

The Thai fans posted a lot of messages to criticize Sahamongkol Film on the firm's Facebook page and many posted messages to criticize the firm on webboard. A Facebook fan page has..

March 29, 2015 4:52 pm

Hail storm damages 236 houses, 330 rai of crops in Phrae

Rasi Srithammarat, the Nong Mueang Khai district chief, said the district has sought help from troops to repair roofs for the villagers. The Nation

March 29, 2015 4:12 pm

Earthquake measuring 5.9 magnitude strikes in Moluccas,..

The quake, only 10 kms (six miles) deep, was 128 kms (80miles) northwest of Ternate in the Moluccas. There were no immediate reports of damage.