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July 29, 2016 7:26 am

Indonesia executes foreign convicts despite protests

Ten others expected to have faced the firing squad, including nationals from Pakistan, India and Zimbabwe as well as Indonesians, were not put to death but officials said they would be executed at..

July 29, 2016 7:24 am

Transgender identity is not mental disorder: study

Violence and social rejection are the cause of mental distress and impairment among transgender people, not their gender identity, according to the research published in the journal The Lancet..

July 29, 2016 7:22 am

Alphabet/Google revs up advertising, boosts profits

Second quarter profit jumped 43 percent from last year to $4.9 billion. Revenue increased 21 percent to $21.5 billion, the California tech giant said, in results that topped most analyst..

July 28, 2016 6:43 pm

Move to reduce number of military brass

Defence Ministry spokesman Maj-General Kongcheep Tantrawanit said the Defence Council yesterday approved the move under the 20-year strategic plan launched in 2008. In 2008, 768 military..

July 28, 2016 6:41 pm

China harbouring drug lords: Philippine's Duterte

Rodrigo Duterte made the remarks even as the two countries continue to bicker over an international tribunal invalidating Beijing’s extensive claims to the South China Sea. "Where is the big..

July 28, 2016 6:33 pm

Move to have ex-MP Premsak removed from school board over..

Representatives of Ban Phai School's alumni and pupils' parents Thursday proposed the removal of Premsak, the mayor of the Ban Phai district municipality, a source said. The action responds to..

July 28, 2016 5:40 pm

Energy Ministry plans to ban gasohol 91 in 2018

Witoon Kulcharoenwirat, director-general of the ministry's Department of Energy Business, said refineries accepted the ban on the sale of gasohol 91 in a discussion on Thursday, though they voiced..

July 28, 2016 5:37 pm

Northern Vietnam struck by powerful storm

Tropical storm Mirinae, which barrelled across China’s Hainan island before surging into Vietnam in the early hours of Thursday, brought high winds and more than 280 millimetres of rain as it..

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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

July 28, 2016 5:28 pm

Singapore university probes mock-rape claims

The National University of Singapore (NUS) -- consistently ranked as one of Asia’s best higher education institutions - said it would take strong disciplinary action against anyone found..

July 28, 2016 5:25 pm

Pope Francis falls in Poland, escapes injury

Polish media broadcast images of the 79-year-old Argentine pontiff stumbling, then falling down out of view before being helped to his feet by altar servers. Francis appeared to be fine as he..

July 28, 2016 4:32 pm

Two internationally wanted criminals nabbed in Thailand

Immigration Police Thursday announced the arrest of fugitive lawyer Yasuo Tsubak, 27, who was accused of conspiring with others in stock fraud that caused damages worth 12 million yen (about Bt4..

July 28, 2016 3:18 pm

Amnesty International calls for freedom of expression ahead..

"In particular, I urge you [Prayut] to allow individuals to freely receive and impart information," Shetty said in an open letter "to engage in public debate and campaigns concerning the draft..