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December 1, 2015 6:33 pm

Rice-pledge probe panel gets 30-day extension

He said Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha and Finance Ministry Apisak Tantivorawong approved the 30-day extension Tuesday. The government had assigned two fact-finding committees, one..

December 1, 2015 5:59 pm

Fighting erupts in KIA-controlled area

Both sides exchanged fire for half an hour in a village near Hpakant. Sources confirmed the casualties and said government troops seized some weapons. The army’s Northern Command has not yet..

December 1, 2015 5:48 pm

Ranger in critical condition after gunfight with poacher

Wildlife ranger Khwanchai Klongkanitsorn, who sustained a gunshot wound in the abdomen, was rushed to the betterequipped Sawan Pracharaksa Hospital in nearby Nakhon Sawan province for surgery. His..

December 1, 2015 5:34 pm

Oil spill in Chumphon beach buried

Most of the oil deposit was disposed off by burying it. The operation in Tambon Bang Nam Cheud was reportedly started after provincial governor Somdee Khachayangyeun asked people to look for a..

December 1, 2015 5:16 pm

Draft law on govt procurements completed

The law is the first to contain criminal clauses against wrongdoers, he said. Government procurement contracts have so far been struck in line with the PM’s Office regulations. Sansern said..

December 1, 2015 5:09 pm

Warm countries launch Sun-energy alliance

The alliance issued a declaration vowing to mobilise more than $1 trillion (940 million euros) in investment by 2030 for the "massive deployment" of affordable solar power. Modi, speaking on..

December 1, 2015 4:57 pm

Manchester City announce $400 million Chinese investment

Premier League leaders City said the deal with the consortium, led by CMC (China Media Capital) Holdings, values City Football Group(CFG), which owns Manchester City, at 3 billion dollars. "The..

December 1, 2015 4:56 pm

Memorial site for Peshawar School attack

"144 stories: A Memorial for the Peshawar School Attack Victims" is launched to remember 144 people, most of them children, who were gunned down by terrorists on December 16, 2014. Dawn’s..

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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

December 1, 2015 4:52 pm

Udomdej vows to stay put

"I carry out my duty as usual," Udomdej said, "I believe in our innocence".

December 1, 2015 4:20 pm

Drop in Thailand's stateless population welcomed

Statistics shared by Thailand's Department of Provincial Administration (DoPA) processing nationality applications, show a total of 443,862 stateless persons recorded in the governmental database..

December 1, 2015 3:45 pm

US Marine found guilty of killing Filipina transgender woman

Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton was convicted of homicide for the killing of Filipina transgender woman Jennifer Laude in a cheap motel in October 2014.

December 1, 2015 3:04 pm

AirAsia plane crash caused by faulty component, crew action

Flight QZ8501 went down in stormy weather on December 28, during what was supposed to be a short flight from the Indonesian city of Surabaya to Singapore. The crash of the Airbus A320-200..