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July 30, 2015 8:18 am

Investigators probe plane wreckage for link to missing MH370

The two-metre (six-foot) long piece of wreckage, which appeared to be part of a wing, was found by people cleaning up a beach. "It was covered in shells, so one would say it had been in the water..

July 30, 2015 7:43 am

Red-shirt leader Virakarn's son commits suicide

The body of Prachatip Musigapong, 31, fell on the balcony of a room on the fourth floor of the Waterford Condominium on Soi Sukhumvit 53. Empty beer cans and a suicide note written in his..

July 29, 2015 6:46 pm

Nokia unveils virtual reality camera for filmmakers

"We’re thrilled to introduce OZO to the content creation world, and to define a completely new category of virtual reality capture and playback solutions," Ramzi Haidamus, president of Nokia..

July 29, 2015 6:24 pm

Indonesia jails Uighur over attempt to join militants

Ahmed Bozoglan was arrested last September on the rugged central island of Sulawesi as he and three other members of the mostly Muslim ethnic minority attempted to meet militant Santoso, leader of..

July 29, 2015 6:20 pm

Crash site of Lao helicopter located

A previous report said the helicopter, with 19 passenger and 4 crew crashed in the Thasi area near the border between the provinces of Borikhamxay and Xaysomboun. The news agency reported in..

July 29, 2015 6:16 pm

'Bike for Mom' rehearsal brought forward

The event was postponed in order to avoid heavy traffic as holidaymakers will be returning to the capital on that day, he said. The rehearsal, which will be attended by Prime Minister General..

July 29, 2015 5:51 pm

Drafters extend NLA's deadline for six organic laws

Wednesday's meeting of the Constitution Drafting Committee (CDC), chaired by its head Bowornsak Uwanno, resolved to extend the deadline to 90 days, from 60 days previously. The deadline is stated..

July 29, 2015 5:39 pm

Ukrainians ATM scam

Yevhen Vorontsev, 36; Andrii Herashohenko, 23; and Dmytro Kuchin, 20; were arrested on Tuesday afternoon in three separate locations, while their compatriot accomplice identified as Dmyteo Vlad,..

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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

July 29, 2015 5:30 pm

Top bureaucrat sacked

The former civil servant, also former Beung Kan governor, was allegedly involved in the insecticide procurement scandal in 2011 in which insect disaster zones were falsely declared. The National..

July 29, 2015 4:55 pm

Myanmar ruling party braces for poll slump

The Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP), the semi-civilian reincarnation of the previous junta which is packed with former soldiers, won a landslide in dubious 2010 elections when it ran..

July 29, 2015 4:46 pm

Fukushima operator sued over 102-year-old man's suicide

Fumio Okubo was the oldest resident of Iitate village 40 kilometres (25 miles) from the Fukushima Daiichi plant. He took his own life reportedly by hanging after the government ordered area..

July 29, 2015 4:27 pm

THAI continues Bangkok-Oslo services

Rebutting a local report, it said in a statement that two schduled daily flights are maintained for the route: one from Bangkok to Oslo and the other from Oslo to Bangkok.