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September 4, 2015 10:53 am

Jokowi to announce bullet train investor

"We submitted our recommendation to the President and he said he would announce [the investor] himself," said Coordinating Economic Minister Darmin Nasution at the State Palace on Thursday after..

September 4, 2015 9:49 am

Black Sabbath announce 'The End' tour

The English rockers, known for their thunderous guitars and dark subject matter, said that "The End" tour would feature three of the band’s four longtime members including flamboyant frontman..

September 3, 2015 6:10 pm

Bangkok taxi users spared fare increase

Akom said lower fuel prices meant a fare hike was unnecessary, while the price of natural gas for vehicles was also stable. The minister spoke after presiding over the opening ceremony of an..

September 3, 2015 5:52 pm

Udon Thani hospital chief named 'best rural doctor'

Mahidol University's Medical School at Siriraj Hospital hosted the 41st ceremony, bestowing the prize to Kangwan for his contribution to the rural hospital in the Northeast for 31 years.

September 3, 2015 5:34 pm

Progress on surrogacy cases queried

"Earlier, there were two cases, one was an Australian family and the other a Japanese family that had used illegal surrogacy services offered by the same doctor. However, there have been no..

September 3, 2015 5:02 pm

Prayut hints Thais should accept charter draft

If the NRC votes to support the charter daft, a public referendum would be held soon. "I have set the rules as if I am preparing this food for you to eat but you choose not to eat. If you want..

September 3, 2015 4:45 pm

Prayut clarifies revocation of Chaturon's passports

Chaturon was not alone. "There are still many [that are in the same condition for their passports to be terminiated]. If we don't have any rules, then we won't be able to move forward... I have..

September 3, 2015 4:37 pm

Tusk calls for EU to take at least 100,000 refugees

"Accepting more refugees is an important gesture of real solidarity. Fair distribution of at least 100,000 refugees among the EU states is what in fact we need today," Tusk told a press conference..

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September 3, 2015 4:16 pm

Turkey seeks clarifications over bomb case

The move came one day after some recent news reports said several Turkish nationals were wanted in connection with the two blasts in the Thai capital. One of explosions rocked the Erawan Shrine on..

September 3, 2015 3:38 pm

Japan 'disappointed' by Chinese leader's WWII speech

"Tokyo had requested that Beijing make sure that the event was not so anti-Japanese, but instead contain elements of rapprochement between Japan and China," top government spokesman Yoshihide Suga..

September 3, 2015 3:36 pm

Switzerland freezes assets of troubled Malaysia fund

The Swiss attorney general’s office further confirmed that criminal proceedings had been opened against two executives of the fund, which has been at the centre of mounting anger over Malaysian..

September 3, 2015 3:04 pm

Liberia declared free of Ebola, again: WHO

"WHO declares Liberia free of Ebola virus transmission in the human population," the UN health agency said in a statement. WHO had previously declared Liberia Ebola-free in May, but the deadly..