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September 2, 2015 5:31 pm

Prem advises against populist policies

"Populism stops people from thinking. They simply start waiting for benefits," Prem said in a speech at the 60th anniversary celebration of the National Institute of Development Administration..

September 2, 2015 5:19 pm

Indonesian leader pledges `massive deregulation' to..

An economic slowdown and a slumping rupiah has sparked fears of a repeat of the 1997-98 financial crisis which crippled Indonesia’s economy. "Our economy is in a much better shape compared to..

September 2, 2015 5:05 pm

Court rejects plea for emergency trial in Billy's case

The court reasoned that evidence proving that Billy is being detained was insufficient. Billy's wife Pinnapa Prueksaphan filed this petition, but two previous courts also dismissed her request for..

September 2, 2015 4:49 pm

Police nab gunman in late tycoon's murder

A police source said Wednesday that Panupong Rassana, 32, confessed that he was hired to kill Somyot, 62, by a man to whom the late tycoon owed "a lot of money". Panupong reportedly said that he..

September 2, 2015 4:24 pm

Malaysia PM urged to come clean on scandal at anti-graft..

Najib has been under increasing pressure since The Wall Street Journal revealed in early July that Malaysian investigators had found nearly $700 million in mysterious deposits into his personal..

September 2, 2015 4:18 pm

World on track for warming 'far above' 2C target: study

Instead of the UN-targeted ceiling of two degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) of average warming over pre-Industrial Revolution levels, the world was on track for 2.9-3.1 C by 2100, according..

September 2, 2015 3:35 pm

Political parties can hold conferences to announce stand on..

He was commenting on statement of red-shirt leader Jatuporn Promphan who said he wanted to hold a press conference to announce his opposition to the draft charter. Jatuporn made the statement after..

September 2, 2015 2:59 pm

Millions of Myanmar citizens abroad miss chance to vote

Only about 18,000 of the 2,021,910 people registered as living abroad in the November 2014 census had sent their applications in before the deadline, said Tin Aye, chairman of the Union Election..

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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

September 2, 2015 2:32 pm

Pregnant Aussie's tendons severed in 'shark attack'

Bangkok Hospital Phuket doctors have explained to Jane Neame, 6-months pregnant, that she needs to remain under observation to ensure there are no infections following her surgery. "It's..

September 2, 2015 2:04 pm

Pakistan says "almost all" Uighur militants eliminated

China blames violent unrest in its far western region of Xinjiang on Islamist separatist groups like ETIM, who it says want to set up an independent state called East Turkestan and have bases in..

September 2, 2015 1:57 pm

Vietnam marks 70 years since declaring independence from..

More than 30,000 people, from soldiers to schoolgirls, marched in a lavish parade in the capital Hanoi to mark the anniversary of founding president Ho Chi Minh’s proclamation of the Democratic..

September 2, 2015 1:48 pm

Bomb suspect's fingerprints found on bottle in rented room

The second suspect was arrested at the border of Sa Kaew province on Tuesday while the first suspect was arrested at an apartment in Bangkok's Nong Chok district on Saturday. "Police can..