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October 7, 2015 7:58 pm

IMF sharply cuts Thai GDP forecast to 2.5%

Though this showed a recovery from the 0.9 per cent growth rate in 2014, it represented a 1.2 percentage point cut from the projection revealed in April. The IMF also slashed the 2016 growth..

October 7, 2015 5:46 pm

Trio wins Nobel Chemistry Prize for DNA repair work

The three opened a dazzling frontier in medicine by unveiling how the body repairs DNA mutations that can cause sickness and contribute to ageing, the Nobel jury said. "Their systematic work..

October 7, 2015 5:44 pm

Envoy meets minister over mining

After the meeting, Atchaka told reporters that she had explained to the envoy that her ministry was working on a clear policy and deciding on the technology to be used for mineral survey so it..

October 7, 2015 5:12 pm

Applications out for private bus stations

Of the nine additional stations, one will be in Ayutthaya, one in Phetchaburi, two in Prachuap Khiri Khan (one provincial station and one Hua Hin district station), one in Maha Sarakham, one in Ang..

October 7, 2015 5:08 pm

Haj pilgrim has suspected MERS symptoms

Thai officials were already watching out for MERS among Thais returning from the Haj in this period. They will examine this man for MERS and monitor him for another 14 days. On Tuesday, a..

October 7, 2015 5:06 pm

Google upgrades speech recognition for Android and iOS

The key is something called Connectionist Temporal Classification technology, which, unlike older systems, does not focus as much on individual sounds and syllables, says the company, but on entire..

October 7, 2015 4:46 pm

Thailand - Asean Energy Awards champion

The Asean Energy Awards were presented as part of the 33rd Asean Energy Ministers Meeting in Kuala Lumpur. Thailand submitted 30 projects for the 64 available awards and 26 won, according to Energy..

October 7, 2015 4:10 pm

I can be leader even if not Myanmar president: Suu Kyi

"If the NLD wins the elections and we form a government, I’m going to be the leader of that government whether or not I’m the president," Suu Kyi told the India Today television..

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October 7, 2015 3:27 pm

Suicide girl's attempt foiled

A two-hour stand-off took place at a condominium in Bangkok and at the end of the ordeal, the woman leaped off a window and landed on an air cushion on the ground level of the building.

October 7, 2015 3:13 pm

Singapore ups pressure on firms over links to Indonesia haze

The Singapore Environment Council (SEC) and Consumers Association ofSingapore (CASE) said Wednesday that major supermarkets, pharmacies and furniture retailers have been sent declaration forms to..

October 7, 2015 2:06 pm

Thailand denies labour abuses after IndustriALL Union..

The complaint by the union IndustriALL was filed at the International Labour Organisation in Geneva on Tuesday, with details of 18 cases of worker and labour abuses. It also accused the Thai..

October 7, 2015 1:59 pm

PM orders information preparation to improve country's image

"Well-written information has to be made in details to explain why the government and the National Council for Peace and Order [NCPO] had to come in," Sansern said after Cabinet meeting. The..