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April 27, 2015 4:58 pm

HM the King sent condolences to quake-hit Nepal

The monarch said "The Queen and I are deeply distressed by reports of the devastating earthquake which caused immense loss of human lives, casualties and destruction of cultural heritage and..

April 27, 2015 4:55 pm

Trang plans to use old train carriages to make artificial..

Prachuap said workers of his office are cleaning the old engine and carriage to minimise environment impact before placing them at the sea bed.

April 27, 2015 4:26 pm

Thai govt grants aid of US$200,000 to Nepal

Suwat said the Napalese government also requested blankets, tents, drug, first aid kits, foods and drinking water.

April 27, 2015 4:14 pm

Cabinet to deliberate fiscal 2016 budget bill Tuesday

Wissanu was speaking to a meeting of inspector-generals from all ministries. He told them that the inspector-generals will have to use the budget requests of their ministries as guidelines for..

April 27, 2015 3:47 pm

BMA sets up fund to help quake victims in Nepal

The public can contribute to the fund by crediting a Krung Thai bank account number: 0880089539. She said Poksak Nil-ubon, an adviser to the BMA governor, has been assigned to coordinate with the..

April 27, 2015 3:31 pm

Thai customs make new three-tonne ivory seizure

The discovery, which would be worth millions of dollars on the black market, was destined for Laos where the illegal ivory trade flourishes. Some 511 pieces of ivory, weighing over three..

April 27, 2015 3:07 pm

Nepal quake affects almost one million children: UNICEF

With thousands of children camping out in the open in the capital Kathmandu after their homes were destroyed in Saturday’s quake, UNICEF warned of the risk of disease. "At least 940,000..

April 27, 2015 2:29 pm

Nepal quake death toll surges to 3,218: official

"The death toll has reached 3,218 and over 6,500 are injured," said Rameshwor Dangal, who heads the home ministry’s national disaster management division. The toll for Nepal had previously..

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April 27, 2015 12:11 am

Mobile operators assist customers in Nepal

Total Access Communication (Dtac) announced that until April 28 Dtac clients in Nepal can make and receive calls from Thailand for free of charge. This free service also cover SMS, MMS and..

April 27, 2015 12:07 am

IMF team ready to visit Nepal

In a statement, Lagarde said: "I would like to express my deepest sympathies to the government and people of Nepal for the loss of life and devastation as a result of the massive earthquake...

April 26, 2015 11:43 pm

THAI flights from Nepal arrive

Flight TG3209 carrying 258 passengers arrived at 6.40pm while Flight TG320 with 158 passengers arrived at 7.56pm. THAI also announced that it would normally operate the daily flight..

April 26, 2015 11:36 pm

6.6 million people affected: UN

Rescue and relief operations may be hampered with the fast approaching monsoon, UN said, the report added. It is further mentioned that the United Nations Resident..