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August 1, 2014 8:43 pm

Junta chief defends make-up of National Legislative Assembly

General Prayuth Chan-ocha said he was aware of the criticism that the NLA was not democratically set up and that different groups in society were not equally represented. However, he said, the..

August 1, 2014 6:06 pm

17 districts in Ubon Ratchathani declared disaster-hit zones

These districts are Khemarat, Trakan Phuet Phon, Don Mot Daeng, Tan Sum, Lao Suea Kok, Mueang Ubon Ratchathani, Warin Chamrap, Samrong, Na Yia, Sawang Wirawong, Phibun Mangsahan, Sirindhorn, Thung..

August 1, 2014 6:02 pm

Myanmar frees 91 child soldiers from armed forces: UN

The reformist government of the formerly junta-run nation committed to ending the recruitment and use of children in its "tatmadaw" army in a June 2012 pact with the UN. A total of 364 children..

August 1, 2014 5:04 pm

Nominations for reform council to open on August 13

He said the opening for legal entities to nominate NRC members should be from August 14 until September 2. The EC would then take 10 days to verify that nominees are qualified. Then, from September..

August 1, 2014 4:42 pm

Sheikhul Islam rejects NLApost

Aziz will write to the junta chief to explain that his post of Thailand's Islamic spiritual leader is the highest post for him so he will not accept other positions. The Nation

August 1, 2014 4:18 pm

Myanmar president urges Rakhine Buddhists to accept aid plan

"I believe this may bring much benefit to all people who live in Rakhine state," he said in his monthly radio address. "So, I call people in Rakhine state on cooperation with government and aid..

August 1, 2014 3:13 pm

Woman mauled by four 'hungry' pitbull dogs

Suwin Boonthiam suffered cuts at her abdomen, neck, face, head and right thigh and was recovering at the Prachuap Khirikhan Hospital. She said the four dogs climbed over the fence to attack her..

August 1, 2014 2:48 pm

Prayuth insists NCPO not govt

He said Prayuth also planned to downsise the NPCO so that it would to work along side with the interim government. The Nation

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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

August 1, 2014 2:46 pm

New police chief to be appointed by middle of august

Watcharapol said he had consulted National Council for Peace and Order chief Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha about the police chief's appointment and Prayuth said he would deal with the matter in the middle..

August 1, 2014 1:59 pm

Baby rescued as India landslide death toll reaches 51

Fifty-one bodies have been found in the mounds of mud and stones left by the landslide that devastated the village of Malin in India’s western state of Maharashtra Wednesday morning. "The..

August 1, 2014 1:43 pm

Russian woman falls to death from 34th floor of Bangkok..

Police have yet to question her friend and sister to find out why she fell down. Pokasova was staying with her female friend and her sister was staying in another room. Police said the friend..

August 1, 2014 1:16 pm

More human remains found at MH17 crash site, Australia says

"The team that had gone in ... had been onto the site and had exited the site and, as I understand it, had recovered some more remains," Abbott told reporters in Sydney. A larger team planned..