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June 30, 2015 5:10 pm

38 dead in Indonesian military plane crashes

Officials warned the death toll could rise after the Hercules C-130 came down in Medan, a city of two million on the island of Sumatra, leaving buildings severely damaged and cars reduced to..

June 30, 2015 4:47 pm

SCB denies discrimination in university recruitment

The move stemmed from previous news that SCB's job advertisement had reportedly indicated a desire to get applicants only from 14 leading universities on a given name list. This had drawn criticism..

June 30, 2015 4:25 pm

Thailand launches Muslim-friendly tourist app

Thailand is predominantly Buddhist but parts of the south are majority Muslim. Known for its laissez-faire attitude towards travellers, powder-white beaches and as an aviation hub, Thailand draws..

June 30, 2015 4:18 pm

Areepong appointed new permanent secretary for Tourism..

The transfer will take effect on the day the order is endorsed by a royal command, Deputy Government Spokesman Maj Gen Sansern Kaewkamnerd said.

June 30, 2015 3:32 pm

16 more people in contact with MERS patient to be released..

The first group of 20 people were freed from the monitoring on Monday.

June 30, 2015 3:18 pm

Petrol prices to go down 40 satang

The E85 price cut is 20 satang. Crude oil prices hit 3-week lows on Monday as Greek crisis worsened while the nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers drags on. Dubai crude oil on Monday..

June 30, 2015 3:17 pm

Sugary drinks may cause 184,000 global deaths a year: study

Billed as a first, the report analyzed the global risks of death due to diabetes, cardiovascular diseases and cancers linked to the consumption of sugary drinks. Researchers estimated that..

June 30, 2015 3:02 pm

German conservative says "Grexit" best solution for all

The comments from Markus Soeder, regional finance minister of the Bavarian CSU, underscore the depth of frustration with Greece in Merkel’s conservative camp and how difficult it would be for..

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June 30, 2015 2:41 pm

Thai students in Wisconsin demand release of 'the 14'

The Wisconsin students also launched a Facebook campaign with #FreeThai14 hashtag to show their solidarity with the detained students. The called the 14 students as "the 14".

June 30, 2015 2:20 pm

Motorists urged to slow down as over 27,000 accidents..

The accidents saw 262 people killed and 61,140 others injured.

June 30, 2015 2:00 pm

Indonesian military plane crashes in city of Medan

There was no immediate information on the number of people on board or any casualties on the ground after the Hercules plane went down in the city of Medan. Dramatic pictures on social media..

June 30, 2015 1:48 pm

280 university lecturers sign statement to demand release of..

Ten academics, who represent the network of the lecturers, turned up in front of the Bangkok Remand Prison at noon to read the first statement of the "Network of Lecturers who have concerns for the..