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August 31, 2015 6:54 pm

Long-term land lease period set to double

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, who chaired Monday's meeting of the State Enterprise Policy Committee, had instructed the Transport and Interior ministries to fast-track the amendment to..

August 31, 2015 6:45 pm

Wissanu warns of political strife in wake of draft charter,..

He said the government was concerned about the possibility, but he believed that before the referendum, reaction could still be held in control. This is because there were no other reasons behind..

August 31, 2015 6:00 pm

Fishermen urge PM to lift order

The group said they wanted this order, issued under Article 44, to be postponed and subsequently reviewed because many people making a living from the Songkhla Lake were adversely affected...

August 31, 2015 5:49 pm

Prayut says Bangkok bombing possibly related to Uighur..

"Possibly. But all were possible. It might be related our own problem or related to a smuggling movement," Prayut said when reporters asked him whether the attack was related to Uighur smuggling..

August 31, 2015 4:52 pm

64-year-old Briton arrested for allegedly buying sex from..

Simon Jeremy Merington Briscore was arrested at his house after the two boys, who are 16 years old, filed complaints with police that the Briton failed to honour his promise to pay them Bt500 each..

August 31, 2015 4:29 pm

Rice-pledging scheme case starts badly for Yingluck

Yingluck has been charged with negligence in her oversight of the scheme and could face up to 10 years in jail if found guilty of dereliction of duty. The former premier appeared at the court..

August 31, 2015 4:23 pm

Shippers council forecasts worse export slump

Chairman Nopporn Thepsithar said Monday that exports could face a contraction of 4.5-5 per cent instead of the 4.2 per cent that was forecast for this year.

August 31, 2015 4:10 pm

AirAsia opens U-tapao flight base

"We believe that tourism in the east and Pattaya is growing very rapidly and that U-tapao Airport is absolutely ready to accommodate regular flights," CEO Tassapon Bijleveld said Monday. With..

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August 31, 2015 3:46 pm

Djokovic will play Nadal at Hua Mark Indoor Stadium

The Back to Thailand "Nadal v Djokovic" presented by CP True features the return of the tennis elites who used to compete in the ATP Thailand Open. Tickets are expected at BTt,000 and Bt5,000.

August 31, 2015 3:44 pm

Cash crunch for Paris conference: UN climate chief

There was insufficent "funding for participation for either the October session, which is already planned, or for the COP," UN climate chief Christiana Figueres told delegates, referring to the..

August 31, 2015 3:34 pm

So far four arrest warrants approved for Bangkok blast case

He said the first warrant was issued against a foreigner in yellow shirt who was seen planting bomb at the Erawan Shrine and the man in blue shirt who was seen kicking a bomb from the Taksin bridge..

August 31, 2015 3:09 pm

Kanchanaburi bus terminal hit by false bomb scare

The bg was found on a bench inside the terminal at 10 am, prompting the officials to evacuate some 100 passenger from the terminal. A military dog signalled that there was suspicious items in..