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April 21, 2014 11:52 am

Wind, thunder and heat forecast

Meteorological Department warned on Monday of strong winds, thundershowers and high temperatures throughout the country. The heatwave would continue to affect the upper region while the southeast..

April 21, 2014 11:46 am

Dr Narong works as usual despite bomb attack at his house

Permanent Secretary for Public Health Dr Narong Sahametapat went to work on Monday as usual following a grenade attack on his Lak Si residence was attacked shortly after midnight. Police said..

April 21, 2014 11:23 am

Army to follow up on Yala murders

Fourth Army Region Commander Lt Gen Walit Rojanapakdi on Monday visited Yala’s Bannang Sata district to follow up the investigation into the killing of three people, one of them a twoyearold..

April 21, 2014 10:07 am

SET index opens up 0.34 pt, 0.02 pct

Thai composite stocks index (SET) opened on Monday at 1,409.52, up 0.34 point, or 0.02 per cent in line with most regional shares. Blue chip SET-50 index was at 957.04, down 0.13 point, or 0.01..

April 21, 2014 9:56 am

Ferry captain's action 'tantamount to murder' : South Korea..

Seoul - South Korean President Park Geun-Hye said Monday that the behaviour of the captain and crew of the ferry that capsized five days ago with 476 people on board was unacceptable and..

April 21, 2014 6:56 am

House of top health official hit by M-79 grenade, no..

An assailant fired an M-79 grenade into a residence of top health official in Lak Si district early Monday morning but there were no reports of injuries. Police were alerted shortly after..

April 20, 2014 8:10 am

First bodies pulled from submerged Korean ferry

Three bodies -- the first to be retrieved from the ship’s interior -- were pulled out just before midnight and another 10 were recovered later Sunday morning, a coastguard spokesman said. The..

April 19, 2014 4:38 pm

Malaysia may widen search area to find missing plane

Transport Minister Hishammuddin Hussein said the plan to stop the use of a submersible drone next week in underwater search of Beijing-bound flight MH370, with 239 people on board, will not end the..

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Nang Lerng Market

Officially launched on March 29, 1900 in Bangkok, this market has a long history and many time-tes

April 19, 2014 4:29 pm

Police begin hunt for French murder suspects

The body of Fabrioe Boigeol, 37, was found lying partially under a stripped mattress in a room at the Morgot Resort in Chalong at about 1:45pm. "Police and forensic investigators are checking..

April 19, 2014 4:22 pm

Two dead in Phuket bungy jumping accident

The owner, Tossaporn Suksri, 27, and his mechanic Pitakchai Wongsricha, 30, were waiting in the lift for their turn to test the jump when a malfunction caused the platform they were standing on to..

April 19, 2014 4:20 pm

Pope sends condolences for S.Korea ferry victims

"Please join me in praying for the victims of the ferry disaster in Korea and their families," Francis said in a tweet published on his Twitter account @pontifex. Francis is due to make a..

April 19, 2014 1:12 pm

Japan, US to back ASEAN's sea surveillance: report

US President Barak Obama will discuss the issue with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during his visit to Japan next week. A deal is expected to be included in the joint statement signed by both leaders..