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December 18, 2014 6:47 pm

S&P affirms ratings on Thailand

Thailand is assigned ’BBB+’ long-term and ’A-2’ short-term foreign currency sovereign credit ratings, and ’A-’ long-term and ’A-2’ short-term local currency ratings...

December 18, 2014 6:33 pm

Unicef says needs $900 mn to help Syria children

"The Syria crisis represents the biggest threat to children of recent times," Unicef’s regional director for the Middle East and North Africa, Maria Calivis, said ahead of the launch of a major..

December 18, 2014 5:45 pm

Myanmar says workers innocent of murdering Britons in..

Hannah Witheridge, 23, and David Miller, 24, were found dead on Sept. 15 on a beach on the southern Thai island of Koh Tao. Post-mortem examinations showed both suffered severe head wounds and..

December 18, 2014 5:33 pm

NSC sees no reason to lift martial law

The martial law, imposed by the National Council for Peace and Order after it seized power on May 22, has had no adverse effect on society, "other than people who are planning to stage protests or..

December 18, 2014 4:51 pm

Prayut orders more opening of community markets

He said the kingdom could no longer depend on exports to boost its economy. The Nation

December 18, 2014 4:38 pm

At least 1,000 feared dead in Islamic State-held village in..

"There are still 1,000 people missing from the Shoueitat tribe. We believe they were all executed by Islamic State fighters when they advanced into the village of al-Kashkiya last summer," Rami..

December 18, 2014 3:58 pm

Consular Dept to open passport services on Saturdays

But the service will not be available on January 3 as it is still a New Year holiday. The Saturday services will be available at the Chaeg Wattana, Pinklao and Srinakharin offices as well as at..

December 18, 2014 3:43 pm

Zebra foal born at Khao Khiew Open Zoo

He said the foal was born to a male zebra donated from Chiang Mai Zoo and the female zebra from Dusit Zoo. The father and mother zebras have been being raised by the zoo for several years. The..

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Black-necked Stork

Scientific name: Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus It was found in western coast Trang’s Hat Chao

Chinese Goral or Grey Tailed Goral

Naemorhedus griseus Found in hilly habitats in Chiang Mai, Mae Hong Son and Tak, in confined area

December 18, 2014 3:21 pm

NLA passes first reading of inheritance bill, tax code..

The chamber also voted 172: 8 to pass a bill to amend the Revenue and Taxation Code accordingly. Seven NLA members abstained. The NLA set up a 25-member special committee to vet the inheritance..

December 18, 2014 3:13 pm

Tsunami anniversary: Envoys to flock Aceh

"So far, we have received confirmation from 35 ambassadors and 34 international agencies of their attendance at the 10th commemoration of the Aceh tsunami," head of the Aceh Tourism and Culture..

December 18, 2014 2:55 pm

One troop missing feared drowned while evacuating flooded..

As of Thursday afternoon, scuba divers could not yet locate Sgt Charnnarong Malichuen. The Nation

December 18, 2014 2:14 pm

SET index above 1,500 points

As the morning session ended, the index stood at 1,506.82 points. Since November 28, it had lost over 100 points before staging recovery yesterday. Analysts attributed today’s increase to the..