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November 25, 2015 6:10 pm

Farmer's suicide blamed on poor rubber prices

Lert Heudkhunthot was found hanging from a rubber tree one kilometre from Ban Saeng Arun in Tambon Sri Chompoo. His 51-year-old wife, Kham, told police that Lert devoted his life to their eight-rai..

November 25, 2015 6:08 pm

Yingluck's invitation to Europe 'a personal matter'

The Thai Embassy in Brussels and European Union (EU) representatives in Thailand also confirmed the invitation letter dated October 7 was genuine. "Elmar Brok and Werner Langen, both members of..

November 25, 2015 5:58 pm

Electricity consumption up 3.2% in first 10 months

The Energy Policy and Planning Office of the Energy Ministry projects electricity consumption to increase 3.1 per cent to 173.86 billion units for the full year, which will be in line with the rise..

November 25, 2015 5:54 pm

Excise Dept expects more car tax under new structure

The new excise tax is based on carbon-dioxide emissions instead of engine capacity. Somchai Poolsawasdi, director-general of the department, said Wednesday that the rise in revenue was expected..

November 25, 2015 5:36 pm

Three held for plotting attacks during 'Bike for Dad'

Pol General Chakthip Chaijinda said police intelligence had learned that the trio may have been plotting to create unrest and allegedly planning an attack during the "Bike for Dad" event on..

November 25, 2015 5:33 pm

Army major general, two police officers face arrest in lese..

The military man in question, Maj-General Suchart Prommai, was an aide to former Army commander-in-chief General Udomdej Sitabutr, who is now serving as deputy defence minister. The police..

November 25, 2015 5:19 pm

Thai constitution could give free rein to military abuses,..

The junta, known as the National Council for Peace and Order, has suggested the inclusion of a section that says if military force is "carried out with honest intention" in the interest of national..

November 25, 2015 4:47 pm

Tridsadee "Por" Sahawong's conditions improve

"He can now open his eyes and move his body," Dr Winit Phuapradit told a press conference Wednesday afternoon in his capacity as the dean of the Mahidol University's Faculty of Medicine..

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November 25, 2015 4:36 pm

Germany to send 650 troops for French-led Mali operation:..

The move is aimed partly at providing some relief to France in its global fight against the Islamic State jihadists, according to German news agency DPA, quoting the minister following a..

November 25, 2015 4:34 pm

Russia to deploy S-400 missile system at Syria airbase:..

"The S-400 anti-aircraft missile system will be deployed to the Hmeimim airbase," Sergei Shoigu was quoted as saying by Russian news agencies.

November 25, 2015 4:22 pm

Bt670billion transport investments to boost economy over..

"The stimulus measures to help lowincome earners and small and medium enterprises together worth Bt180 billion, along with the measures to encourage private investment are all progressing alongside..

November 25, 2015 4:19 pm

France to deploy nearly 11,000 police for climate summit

Bernard Cazeneuve said 8,000 police and gendarmes would be posted to carry out border checks and 2,800 would be deployed at the conference venue north of Paris.