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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.

July 29, 2015 4:20 pm

Govt to earmark one SEZ as 'innovation centre'

Akom Termpitayapaisit, deputy transport minister, said the government was looking for an appropriate SEZ to be promoted as a special zone offering investment privileges for technology-oriented and..

July 29, 2015 3:44 pm

Cabinet reshuffle in Sept or Oct: Pridiyathorn

He referred to Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha’s notion that the reshuffle should take place after the first anniversary of this government. He declined to comment on the reports that..

July 29, 2015 3:41 pm

Plan to blacklist over 1,000 companies

The companies which won contracts valued Bt2 million and above are required to file the financial information of the projects to the Revenue Department. Virote Kongwong, a member of the..

July 29, 2015 3:28 pm

Prayut denies Somkid rejects Cabinet seat

"Who informed me? Whom did he inform? I've seen nothing," Prayut asked a reporter back after he asked the prime minister to confirm a report that Somkid had rejected a post in the Cabinet. It..

July 29, 2015 3:19 pm

US will not penalise Thailand: Minister

She said that though Thailand remains in Tier 3, the US government has acknowledged that Thailand has continually tackled human trafficking activities. Several months before the report was..

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July 29, 2015 3:02 pm

Cindy Crawford creating 'Modeling Wars' TV series: report

The show "Icon" will chronicle the battles between the Ford Modeling Agency and Elite Model Management. Crawford, 49, won’t star in the series, despite having become one of the most sought..

July 29, 2015 2:07 pm

Chinese airport closed after arson attack aboard plane

A witness told state broadcaster China Central Television (CCTV) that a man had set fire to a curtain and newspapers in the first class cabin on the flight from the coastal city of Taizhou to the..

July 29, 2015 1:48 pm

One dead as 1,500 migrants try to storm Eurotunnel terminal..

"Our team found a corpse this morning and the firefighters have confirmed the death of this person," added a spokesman for Eurotunnel. The migrant, a man of Sudanese origin believed to be aged..

July 29, 2015 1:12 pm

Study finds promising experimental MERS vaccine

Currently there are no licensed vaccines for MERS, which first appeared in 2012 and has caused numerous scares including a recent deadly outbreak in South Korea. Vaccinated mice produced..