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April 24, 2015 9:15 pm

The government will allocate 160,000 rai of land to landless..

During his weekly TV programme, Prayut said 53,697 rais of land have been assigned to landless farmers in four provinces in the first phase of the plan. In the second phase, 57,514 more rais of..

April 24, 2015 9:08 pm

Labour Ministry provides jobs to over 410,000 workers in six..

He said the employments accounted for a 59.8 per cent of this year's target of job placements which stands at 696,000. Speaking during his weekly TV programme, Prayut said 224,587 people have..

April 24, 2015 7:05 pm

Thailand agrees closer military ties with China during visit..

Xu, vice chairman of the Central Military Commission of the Chinese Communist Party, held talks with Thai Defence Minister Prawit Wongsuwan, proposing that the defence ministries of the two..

April 24, 2015 6:29 pm

Two women shot dead in Yala

The victims had sustained gunshot wounds both to their head and their body. Police have found traces of a motorcycle falling down at the scene too and thus believed the victims might have been..

April 24, 2015 6:24 pm

UN rights chief urges Britain to combat tabloid hate speech

In a hard-hitting statement, UN High Commissioner for Refugees Zeid Ra’ad Al Husein said Katie Hopkins had used language similar to that employed by some Rwandan media outlets in the run-up to..

April 24, 2015 5:33 pm

Certain charter provisions 'too prejudiced': Seree

He cited the provision that makes the election organising committee a separate entity from the Election Commission (EC), which will now only have the power to regulate and investigate electoral..

April 24, 2015 5:06 pm

Taxis cancel planned protest after airport restricts number..

The tax drivers want to restrict the number of passengers per one ride to four so that the remaining passengers will have to hire another taxi.

April 24, 2015 4:32 pm

At least 115 children killed in Yemen since March 26: Unicef

"We believe that these are conservative figures," Unicef spokesman Christophe Boulierac told reporters in Geneva, saying at least 64 of the children killed were victims of air strikes.

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April 24, 2015 3:33 pm

Troops, police intercept two vehicles smuggling 58..

The two vehicles were spotted speeding from the market at 10:30 am and troops and police managed to block a bypass road in Wattannakorn and stopped the two vehicles and arrested two Thai..

April 24, 2015 3:06 pm

Prayut to attend Asean summit in Malaysia next week

Prayut is scheduled to leave Malaysia on Tuesday. The summit will be held under the theme of "Our People, Our Community, Our Vision".

April 24, 2015 2:11 pm

US removes prominent Myanmar businessman from sanctions list

Win Aung, the head of Myanmar’s chamber of commerce whose Dagon International construction firm won contracts to help build the country’s nine-year-old capital of Nay Pyi Taw, was removed..

April 24, 2015 1:54 pm

Child actor of 'Everybody loves Raymond' commits suicide

"This morning a terrible family tragedy has occurred," Sweeten’s sister Madylin said in a statement, according to the showbiz publication Variety. "We are devastated to report that our..