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October 9, 2015 9:58 am

NASA unveils missing pieces in journey to Mars

Updated details of the US space agency’s Mars strategy were contained in a 36-page document released to the public ahead of upcoming talks with Congress about budgets for space exploration and a..

October 8, 2015 6:51 pm

US issues Myanmar election security warning

Myanmar is one month away from polls that many hope will be the country’s freest for decades, with Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy likely to wrest significant gains from the..

October 8, 2015 6:44 pm

Court procedure an option if Yingluck refuses to pay..

The government is in the process of issuing the PM's administrative order to make Yingluck pay compensation for losses from her government's rice subsidy programme. The amount will be decided by..

October 8, 2015 6:31 pm

Those who broke law during political conflict could be..

"When they are sentenced to jail, there are regulations involving leniency. This starts [ranges] from remedy to amnesty. This will be further discussed. There must be a mechanism to deal with..

October 8, 2015 6:26 pm

PM upset with note-takers at meeting on single gateway plan

He also insisted that he had not considered or issued any orders over the plan when confronted by reporters who said the Cabinet meeting's minutes indicated that orders related to the plan had been..

October 8, 2015 6:17 pm

Belarus writer Svetlana Alexievich wins Nobel Literature..

It honoured the 67-year-old "for her polyphonic writings, a monument to suffering and courage in our time".

October 8, 2015 5:46 pm

PM calls for water plan

At the Government House, Prayut told reporters that the less water for use and for agriculture must be dealt starting now. "I'm not sure if we will have to resort to mining water in future,"..

October 8, 2015 5:26 pm

Line Thailand teams up with CyberSource to extend its mobile..

CyberSource, a Visa company and one of the world's largest providers of e-commerce payment management services, yesterday announced the partnership with Line Thailand. "By integrating..

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October 8, 2015 5:11 pm

Two-hour traffic jam hits Hanoi commuters

There was at least a 3km-long traffic jam during the morning rush hour, from about 7.30am to 9.30am, with lines of cars and motorbikes being stuck on the road. Though traffic policemen..

October 8, 2015 5:01 pm

Shrine bomber promised trip to Turkey

Bilal Mohammed, previously identified as Adem Karadag, spoke to his lawyer Chuchart Kanphai in English Thursday. The attack took place on August 17, killing 20 people and injuring more than..

October 8, 2015 4:59 pm

Foursome opposes military court trial

Anont Nampa, Sirawit Serithiwat, Pansak Srithep and Wannakiat Chusak Thursday gave their first testimonies in the case after being accused of violating the National Council for Peace and Order's..

October 8, 2015 4:46 pm

Supreme Court dismisses Thaksin's suit

Thaksin’s lawyer told the Court that Suthep, who was then deputy prime minister, implied during a parliamentary session and in interviews with reporters between February 3-5, 2009 that Thaksin..