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July 7, 2015 6:10 pm

Myanmar workers protest foreman assault

Police spent 30 minutes talking to protesters before taking the suspect and victim to the police station for questioning. "Foreman Atipong Saenboon, 28, confessed to threatening Sai Min..

July 7, 2015 6:02 pm

CDC chief suspected recording devices hidden in meeting room

The reporters responded by saying they had no idea what Borwornsak was talking about. The exchange took place before Borwornsak chaired the ninth CDC meeting to discuss the draft charter article..

July 7, 2015 5:53 pm

Prayut says submarine project not aimed at pleasing China

Prayut said that the proposal was the result of the Navy's vision into the next decade. He said that critics should not link the submarine purchase proposal with the fishing, the train projects or..

July 7, 2015 5:38 pm

JSCCIB cuts economic growth forecast by 5 points to 3%

Thai exports are projected to contract by 2 per cent this year, compared with the earlier forecast of no more than 1-per-cent growth. The JSCCIB expressed concerns over the global economic..

July 7, 2015 4:59 pm

Prayut tell 14 students to have remorse

Asked whether he would be worried about more movements to come after the students were released, he said the situation would depend on those who want to protest and on the student activists..

July 7, 2015 4:50 pm

Bangkok flight diverted to Delhi after 'bomb threat'

"There was a bomb threat to the Turkish Airlines flight and therefore they decided to land it in New Delhi," an official from the Central Industrial Security Forces (CISF) said. He declined to be..

July 7, 2015 4:20 pm

Roads collapse in wake of deadly drought

In Nong Sua district alone, 38 canalside road sections have been damaged, particularly along Klong Rapeepat, while Klong Luang district saw the collapse of 40 canalside road sections. The..

July 7, 2015 4:08 pm

Students urge protesters to 'calm down and put aside their..

Around 12 students from Ramkhamhaeng University's student union and from the Serichon Thailand 58 group met the government's representatives outside the Government House compound. They offered..

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July 7, 2015 3:08 pm

WHO calls for higher tobacco taxes

Tobacco consumption currently kills 6 million people globally each year, more than the combined fatalities from Aids, malaria and tuberculosis. Although the per centage of smokers is falling in..

July 7, 2015 2:21 pm

EU's Juncker wants 'to avoid Grexit'

"My wish is that a ’Grexit’ should be avoided," Juncker told the European Parliament in Strasbourg just hours before an emergency summit on the crisis. "There are those in the EU who..

July 7, 2015 2:01 pm

'Can't take risk' of Greece leaving euro: French PM

"France is convinced that we can’t take the risk of Greece leaving the eurozone," a move that would affect economies across the globe, Manuel Valls told French radio. "The basis for a deal..

July 7, 2015 1:49 pm

Six missing as ship sinks between Koh Racha and Phi Phi

The Navy was informed of the sinking and immediately dispatched a search team for those on board the vessel, which was carrying construction materials and a backhoe from Ao Makham to Koh Racha..