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October 21, 2014 2:22 pm

S'pore named Lonely Planet's No. 1 country for travel in..

In its latest guidebook, Best in Travel 2015, published on Tuesday, Lonely Planet noted that multicultural Singapore is "always celebrating something" and has more reason to next year when it turns..

October 21, 2014 1:45 pm

Laos announces population census, calls for cooperation

"People will be interviewed in regards to their profession, marital status, income, housing conditions, access to electricity or whether or not they receive media broadcasts, along with other..

October 21, 2014 1:38 pm

Half-hour of daily exercise lowers breast cancer risk

The Bonn-based non-governmental organisation said studies had shown that frequent, endurance-oriented exercise was particularly beneficial. People who exercise regularly, it noted, boost their..

October 21, 2014 1:12 pm

Appeals court upholds one-year term against red-shirt leader

The court ruled that Somchai was strongly implicated for inciting the protesters to violate the law. Somchai vowed to appeal against the ruling with the Supreme Court. The Nation

October 21, 2014 12:37 pm

Malaysia Islamic authorities probe 'dog patting' event

The event, titled "I want to touch a dog" and held in a park on the outskirts of the capital Kuala Lumpur Sunday, encouraged patting dogs -- seen as unclean in Islam -- and reportedly drew hundreds..

October 21, 2014 10:46 am

Thienchai elected as NRC president

National Reform Council (NRC) members on Tuesday elected Thienchai Kiranan as NRC president and Bowornsak Uwanno as the first vice president.

October 21, 2014 9:53 am

Three men, five women arrested at alleged drug party

Police raided the room on the seventh floor at about 30 minutes after midnight following complaints that there was loud music. Police found five ecstasy pills, three bottles of ketamine and 0.9..

October 21, 2014 9:46 am

Unidentified farang drowns at Pattaya beach

Police said a Thai man, Athidet Sanamthong, 19, spotted the body about 30 metres off the beach while he was fishing so he reel it in. Witnesses told police the man was seen drinking beer and..

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Nang Lerng Market

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

October 20, 2014 6:46 pm

Japanese envoy tells deputy PM he favours international..

After a meeting Monday with Shigekazu Sato, the Japanese ambassador to Thailand, Pridiyathorn Devakula said he had given the ambassador an update on the massive Dawei deepsea port and..

October 20, 2014 6:36 pm

Govt databases, IT to be standardised, integrated

The reform will be carried out jointly by the Interior and Information and Communications Technology ministries and will be used in three areas for long-term implementation, namely the economy,..

October 20, 2014 6:27 pm

Alleged school arsonists detained

Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Prawit Wongsuwan Monday said these suspects had confessed to the crimes and expressed repentance. "During the interrogation, it becomes clear that..

October 20, 2014 5:32 pm

Non-partisan individuals 'best for charter drafting body'

"If members of CDC [Constitution Drafting Committee] obviously side with political camps it could lead to further problems, especially public acceptance of the new charter," NRC member General..