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March 31, 2015 8:30 pm

THAI operates normal flights to Japan

Charamporn Jotikasthira, THAI president, said that as a result from ICAO's Universal Safety Oversight Audit Programme (USOAP), the Japan Civil Aviation Bureau (JCAB) recently announced that..

March 31, 2015 8:07 pm

Hurricane-strength winds batter northern Europe, hit travel

The Dutch meteorological office issued a code red warning for the low-lying country’s northern and coastal provinces, as gusts of up to 120 kilometres (75 miles) an hour battered the..

March 31, 2015 8:05 pm

Shibuya first to certify same-sex couples

A majority of the 31 Shibuya ward assembly members adopted an ordinance enabling the municipality to issue certificates recognising same-sex partnerships as being equivalent to marriage. Ten..

March 31, 2015 6:05 pm

Lufthansa says 300 million dollars set aside for crash costs

The sum is to cover compensation claims by the families of the 150 people who lost their lives in the March 24 crash in the French Alps, the loss of the Airbus A320 and associated personnel costs,..

March 31, 2015 5:57 pm

PM to shorten 'Return to happiness' speeches

"I'm tired of speaking for hours. So from now on, I will reduce the duration of my 'Returning Happiness to People' speech ever Friday and will have my ministers who oversee each topic to speak in..

March 31, 2015 5:20 pm

Japan company makes tear-free onions

Scientists say they have managed to disable the production of a powerful substance an onion releases as the knife slices into it, cutting down on the pungent fumes that bring tears to the..

March 31, 2015 5:01 pm

Prayut to invoke Article 44 to tackle forest encroachments

He said it would be too late to wait for the National Legislative Assembly to enact laws to handle the issue. The Nation

March 31, 2015 4:27 pm

Chao Phraya river basin hit by drought

It caused damage to 25,196 tonnes of rice worth Bt212 million, the head of the Office of Agricultural Economics (OAE) Lersak Rewtarkulpaiboon said Tuesday. Each year, Thailand sees about 1.3..

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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

March 31, 2015 4:19 pm

S'pore teen in court over anti-Lee Kuan Yew video

Amos Yee, a slight student with a thick mop of hair, smiled and fidgeted as charges were read to him in a district court. He was released on Sg$20,000 ($14,500) bail. Yee, who at 16 is old..

March 31, 2015 4:08 pm

IS executes at least 30 civilians in central Syria: monitor

IS "executed at least 30 people, including women and children, by burning, beheading, and firing on them" in the village of Mabujeh, said Rami Abdel Rahman, director of the Syrian Observatory for..

March 31, 2015 3:13 pm

Abhisit apologises to Bangkokians over Sukhumbhand's..

Abhisit posted a message on his Facebook wall that Sukhumbhand could not deny responsibility over Bangkok flooding so he would like to issue an apology on behalf the governor. The Nation

March 31, 2015 3:03 pm

AirAsia unveils options for affected customers

At a press conference today, Tassapon Bijleveld, chief executive officer, said that the airline won Japan’s permission to operate the scheduled flights to Sapporo during May 1-June 30. He said..