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April 18, 2015 9:04 pm

Former Thai Airways boss Chatrachai dies

Chatrachai was a towering figure in the country's civil aviation during his heyday. Serving as THAI's vice president for marketing for 14 years from 1972, he was credited with making the national..

April 18, 2015 4:27 pm

Beijing rebuffs G7 as photos show airstrip on South China..

"We hope relevant countries can respect the efforts made by countries in the region to maintain the region’s peace and stability and do more that is helpful to regional peace and stability,"..

April 18, 2015 4:17 pm

Samsung removes logo on smartphones in Japan

The name Samsung is missing on both the Galaxy S6 and its curved-edge variant, the Galaxy S6 Edge. These models are presented as Docomo Galaxy and au Galaxy, carrying the names of its associated..

April 18, 2015 10:27 am

Google revolutionizes search to help mobile users

The web titan said that the "mobile-friendliness" of websites will be a factor in ranking results to online searches done using mobile devices. "As people increasingly search on their mobile..

April 18, 2015 10:26 am

Terror arrests in Australia over planned ANZAC Day attack

Seven search warrants were executed in Melbourne by a joint counter-terrorism team, two months after Prime Minister Tony Abbott warned the threat from home-grown extremists was worsening. Police..

April 18, 2015 10:23 am

New Google security chief looks for balance with privacy

He now holds the reins of security and privacy for all-things Google. In an exclusive interview with AFP, Eschelbeck spoke of using Google’s massive scope to protect users from cyber villains..

April 18, 2015 10:20 am

US-Philippines wargames to start under China's shadow

The 10-day exercises in the Philippines are an annual affair between the longtime allies, but this time they will involve double the number of soldiers as last year in a sign of their expanding..

April 17, 2015 8:57 pm

PM happy that 68 fishermen return in time for Songkran

"They returned home on April 8th, just in time for Thai Family's Day. Every returnee will be assisted and compensated. The state will provide health checkups and other necessities as well as get..

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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

April 17, 2015 8:40 pm

PM praises armless artist

"I would like to mention a person, many of you know him as the 'Penguin Man', who refuses to be let down by hardship in life and always thinks positive. He has also been trying to make Thailand a..

April 17, 2015 7:57 pm

Education permanent secretary removed

Under the order invoked by Article 44 of the interim charter, Suthasri was replaced by Kamjorn Tatiyakavee, secretary-general of the Office of Higher Education Commission (Ohec). Piniti..

April 17, 2015 7:09 pm

HRW urges Thailand to drop charges against Phuket..

"The Thai authorities should direct the navy to unconditionally drop its baseless charges against the two journalists," said Brad Adams, Asia director at Human Rights Watch. "This effort to silence..

April 17, 2015 6:19 pm

Monk in detention for 'stealing' corpse parts from graves

Pol Colonel Nawara Jannawan, chief of police at Prachak Sinlapakhom district, said Friday that the monk denied the allegation but confessed to visiting the two graves at Ban None Sa cemetery to..