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September 30, 2016 7:00 pm

Prayut can dissolve house if parliamentarians fail to select..

As head of the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO), PM Prayut still retains his wide-ranging powers under Article 44 of the post-coup interim charter until the next Cabinet is formed, he..

September 30, 2016 6:56 pm

USA Today warns against vote for 'dangerous demagogue' Trump

The national newspaper, one of the most widely circulated in the United States, has never before taken a stance on a presidential race in its 34-year history, but its editorial board spoke out this..

September 30, 2016 6:44 pm

Philippines' Pacquiao 'not sorry' for drug use

Pacquiao, a national hero and elected senator, is a high-profile endorser of President Rodrigo Duterte’s brutal war on crime that has left more than 3,000 people dead. But the 37-year-old..

September 30, 2016 6:37 pm

Central provinces warned to brace for floods

Kritsada Boonrat said flooding in the three central provinces was worrying but not as severe as 2011 because major dams such as Bhumibol and Sirikit could take in 30 to 40 per cent more water...

September 30, 2016 6:31 pm

First central corruption court opens

Officially called the Central Court for Corruption and Misconduct, it is part of the Criminal Court. It is located at the Dusit District Court's new building in Soi Sikham of Bangkok's Dusit..

September 30, 2016 6:13 pm

Myanmar man jailed for calling president 'crazy' on Facebook

Aung Win Hlaing was convicted under Myanmar’s telecommunications law for calling President Htin Kyaw an "idiot" and "crazy" in online posts, his wife Hnin Hnin Win told AFP. "He was sentenced..

September 30, 2016 5:27 pm

NOSTRA MAP updated for Vegetarian Festival

For the annual Vegetarian Festival from October 1st to 9th 2016, the app has been added with a special section called the "NOSTRA's 100 Idyllic Locations for Vegetarian Festival". The new..

September 30, 2016 5:03 pm

Two stolen Van Gogh masterpieces recovered in Italy

The 1882 "Seascape at Scheveningen" and 1884/85 "Congregation leaving the Reformed Church at Nuenen" were "recovered during a massive, continuing investigation... conducted by a specialised team..

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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 30, 2016 4:44 pm

BMTA unveils new bus model

Under the authority's rehabilitation plan, it will also speed up improvements of 673 existing buses by installing Global Positioning System technology, free WiFi, and an eticketing system.

September 30, 2016 4:36 pm

Japan provides Bt53-bn loan for Red Line train project

Finance Minister Apisak Tantiworawong and Shiro Sadoshima, ambassador of Japan to Thailand, on Friday signed a cooperation agreement between the two nations for the implementation of the Red Line..

September 30, 2016 4:32 pm

Court orders BMA to demolish illegal parts of Aetas hotel in..

It has been nearly two years since the Supreme Administrative Court ruled on October 30, 2014 for partial dismantling of the Aetas hotel and residences within 60 days after finding construction of..

September 30, 2016 4:22 pm

Mother accused of forcing her daughter, 13, into..

Police believe the girl was 13 at the time of the original incident in Trang's Kan Tang district. The girl's grandmother is alleged to have continued the arrangement until the girl became..