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August 5, 2015 6:45 pm

Thai junta envoy admits crush on China

But one Thai general appears to be especially enamoured. At a joint press conference in Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday, Foreign Minister General Tanasak Patimapragorn made a surprise declaration..

August 5, 2015 6:05 pm

BMA to sue car park operator to secure the release of 70..

Deputy Bangkok Governor Pol Gen Assawin Kwanmuang said the city deemed the Bt809 million rent being charged by Namyong Terminal Co for the parking space as too expensive. So, it assigned its Legal..

August 5, 2015 5:54 pm

PM concerned over water level in Lop Buri dam

Prayut was told that the Pa Sak dam still held 40.18 million cubic metres or four per cent of capacity. It received water at 25 cubic metres per second or 2.17 million cubic metres per day but..

August 5, 2015 5:36 pm

Australia, US to provide aid for flood-hit Myanmar

US Secretary of State John Kerry said that Washington is closely coordinating with Myanmar officials. "We will soon announce a flood relief aid package," Kerry said at a meeting of Association..

August 5, 2015 5:33 pm

Two more arrested over UFUN scheme

Jewellery businessman Kanpatchasin Pitpaiboon, 42, reportedly had 796 downline members in the scheme and served as a speaker for UFUN. Pongsak Pulsuk, 44, was accused of inviting 253 others to..

August 5, 2015 5:25 pm

Remarried divorcees 'not excommunicated', Pope tells Church

Speaking ahead of a highly anticipated global meeting on family life in October, he said "awareness that a brotherly and attentive welcome... is needed towards those who... have established a new..

August 5, 2015 5:05 pm

Thailand tourist arrivals in July up nearly 40 pct on year

Tourism is one of the few bright spots in an economy that continues to underperform more than a year after the military seized power in May 2014. The sector accounts for about 10 percent of..

August 5, 2015 5:01 pm

China says has stopped construction in South China Sea

China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) agreed to speed up consultations on a Code of Conduct for the South China Sea, the foreign ministers of China and Asean member..

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August 5, 2015 4:42 pm

Netflix offers employees one year paid parental leave

Netflix said the move was aimed at boosting job satisfaction and retaining top talent. "We want employees to have the flexibility and confidence to balance the needs of their growing families..

August 5, 2015 4:39 pm

Desperation mounts in flood-hit Myanmar as death toll climbs

Heavy seasonal downpours have caused devastation across large parts of South and Southeast Asia in recent weeks, claiming hundreds of lives and displacing millions. In Myanmar, international..

August 5, 2015 4:08 pm

Chinese MH370 relatives demand more support from Malaysia..

"It’s not enough that they just offer to meet with us twice a month," said Jiang Hui, 41, one of around 10 relatives gathered in front of the airline’s office in Beijing. The company closed..

August 5, 2015 4:02 pm

Policy rate maintained at 1.5%

The committee were of the view that monetary policy stance should continue to be adequately accommodative, the central bank said in a statement. "(MPC) will stand ready to utilise an..