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February 9, 2016 6:41 pm

Philippine presidential election campaign kicks off

Aquino, whose six-year term ends on June 30, said the May 9 vote would be a referendum on his administration’s programme to promote the "straight path" in government. "You will decide if the..

February 9, 2016 6:28 pm

Swedish police arrest 14 for planning asylum centre attack

Authorities said they detained the men on Monday after being tipped off about a planned attack against a migrant centre in Nynashamn, some 60 kilometres (37 miles) south of Stockholm. The..

February 9, 2016 6:26 pm

Spanish suspect thought to have acted alone: police

The ongoing investigation suggests that the two Thais detained in connection with the case might have just played a role in taking the victim's assets, Pol General Panya Mamen said Tuesday in his..

February 9, 2016 6:14 pm

Online 'red envelopes' rocket for Chinese New Year

For centuries parents, relatives and employers have handed out "hong bao" -- small gifts of money -- to children or menial workers to celebrate the dawn of the new year. But in increasingly..

February 9, 2016 5:29 pm

Indonesia invites Asean to engage in defense industry

"Indonesia invites countries in Asean to hold stakes in the defense industry […] Depending on only domestic tax for the defense industry might be dull," Rizal said on Monday as quoted..

February 9, 2016 5:13 pm

Iranian ‘The Doctor’ arrested for making ‘mirror..

Immigration Bureau Commissioner Pol Lt Gen Natthathorn Praohsunthorn said Hamid Reza Jafary, 48, alias "The Doctor" was arrested on Monday at a house in Chachoengsao. His account led to arrest..

February 9, 2016 4:15 pm

Prayut refuses to take podium Tuesday

His message Tuesday included, "ask good questions." Usually, the prime minister has to hold a press conference after the meeting to give interview to the media. Tuesday, however, he had..

February 9, 2016 3:56 pm

KTB to temporarily shut down e-banking services

The shutdown would run from half past midnight on Saturday to 4.30pm on Sunday. The affected services include automated teller machines, automatic deposit machines, all electronic cards,..

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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

February 9, 2016 3:48 pm

'Several dead', around 100 injured in German train crash:..

"We are now talking about 100 people who are slightly injured, a number of seriously injured people and several dead," police spokesman Martin Winkler in the southern town of Rosenheim..

February 9, 2016 3:44 pm

Fresh challenge against True Corp

In a statement, both companies did not name True Corp, the other operator which is under Charoen Pokphand Group’s umbrella, in its petition. CP Group owns a majority stake in True Corp and CP..

February 9, 2016 3:20 pm

Mercury in Loei plunges

Loei weather forecast station said the temperature on the Phurua mountaintop ranged from zero to five Celsius degrees because of the strong high pressure ridge from China. The grass temperature was..

February 9, 2016 2:39 pm

Politicians flock to wish Suwat happy birthday

Suwat turned 61 years Tuesday. He held a merit-making at his house in Ratchawithi area to give alms to nine monks. Those visiting Suwat included former prime minister Somchai Wongsawat, former..