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December 2, 2015 1:16 pm

Suu Kyi in transition talks with Myanmar president

Suu Kyi asked Thein Sein to ensure a peaceful transition so as not to raise concerns among the public, presidential spokesman Ye Htut told reporters after the hour-long meeting in the presidential..

December 2, 2015 12:48 pm

Sino-Thai MoC of railway project indefinitely postponed

Arkhom said the MoC was initially scheduled to be inked by representatives of the two governments during a meeting of the ninth joint Sino-Thai committee on the railway project at the Oriental..

December 2, 2015 12:30 pm

Thai junta chief vows air safety overhaul after US downgrade

The Federal Aviation Administration announced the move in a statement late Tuesday saying Thailand’s civil aviation authority no longer met "minimum international standards", a decision that..

December 2, 2015 12:25 pm

Body of Australian former Hells Angels member found in..

Wayne Rodney Schneider, 37, was kidnapped on Monday by a gang of men, believed to be foreigners, outside his house in Pattaya, a seaside resort town notorious for its sprawling red light district..

December 2, 2015 12:21 pm

Tesla races into third position in innovation survey

Tesla raced into third position in a list of the 50 most innovative companies based on a survey of 1,500 senior executives at a wide array of companies, according to a BCG report released on..

December 2, 2015 9:00 am

US special ops forces to fight IS jihadists in Iraq, Syria

Speaking to lawmakers in the House Armed Services Committee, the Pentagon chief said he was deploying a "specialized expeditionary targeting force" to Iraq to work alongside local Iraqi and Kurdish..

December 2, 2015 8:59 am

UN weighs new measures to choke off IS finances

The proposed new Security Council measure would build on a resolution adopted in February that sought to cut off millions of dollars in earnings from IS smuggling of oil and antiquities. US..

December 2, 2015 8:57 am

World's richest 10 percent produce 50% of CO2: report

Oxfam published the numbers as negotiators from 195 countries met in Paris to wrangle over a climate rescue pact. Disputes over how to share responsibility for curbing greenhouse-gas emissions..

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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 2, 2015 8:55 am

New dad Zuckerberg vows to give away Facebook fortune

In a letter to Maxima posted on his Facebook page, Zuckerberg and wife Priscilla Chan said they were going to give away 99 percent of their company shares -- estimated value $45 billion -- during..

December 1, 2015 8:50 pm

THAI unaffected by US downgrade

The US Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) decided to downgrade Civil Aviation Administration of Thailand (CAAT) status from Category I to Category II. The new status means that all airlines..

December 1, 2015 6:33 pm

Rice-pledging 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..