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May 5, 2015 10:57 pm

Huckabee running for US president

"We were promised hope, but it was just talk and now we really need the kind of change that really could get America from hope to higher ground," Huckabee declared at a campaign rally in his..

May 5, 2015 10:56 pm

Asean seeks common rules on juvenile justice

"We need common strategies as the regional integration involves mobility. It is possible that Thai children may be in conflict with laws in other Asean nations, or vice versa. We also need..

May 5, 2015 10:41 pm

Train strike will slow Germany's economic growth

The cost of the weeklong strike could total 750 million euros (840 million dollars) and shrink gross domestic product in the second quarter 0.1 percentage points, Stefan Kipar at Munich-based..

May 5, 2015 10:24 pm

Yemen rebels shell Saudi town, prompting warning

The Al-Ekhbariya state television showed images of parked cars with windows blown out, chunks torn out of the sidewalk, a building peppered with shrapnel, and one room completely charred and..

May 5, 2015 9:39 pm

EU court backs Sky broadcaster in row over Skype trademark

Sky, which is best known for its pay-TV services, had filed a trademark in 2003 for a range of audiovisual and online products, before Skype applied to register its name for identical goods and..

May 5, 2015 8:36 pm

Bad weather disrupts links with avalanche-hit Nepal village

The death toll from the April 25 quake in the Himalayan nation has reached 7,566, and over 14,500 people were injured, the government said. About 100 bodies were recovered on Saturday and..

May 5, 2015 3:15 pm

PTT in search of new CEO

The application period starts on May 6 until May 26. Pailin Chuchottaworn, the incumbent CEO, is ending his 4-year term on September 9.

May 5, 2015 2:58 pm

Thai police find graves at second migrant jungle camp

The camp was uncovered just a kilometre from a similar encampment on a steep hillside near the Malaysian border, where forensic teams found 26 bodies over the weekend -- all but one buried in..

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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

May 5, 2015 1:20 pm

Nepal relief effort intensifies as toll rises to 7,557

The government said that more than 131,500 Nepalese military and police personnel were now taking part in the massive aid operation in the vast Himalayan nation, aided by more than 100 teams of..

May 5, 2015 12:17 pm

Indonesia to stop sending domestic workers to Mideast:..

The ban affects countries including Saudi Arabia -- a major destination for Indonesian maids -- United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain and Egypt, and will come into effect in three months’ time,..

May 5, 2015 12:14 pm

Quake sows panic in Papua New Guinea, tsunami threat passes

The quake struck 133 kilometres (83 miles) south-southwest of the town of Kokopo in the New Britain region at a depth of 63 kilometres, the US Geological Survey said, and was followed by a 5.9..

May 5, 2015 10:57 am

Government pawnshops to charge low interest rates before new..

The shops will charge only 50 satang per month for a loan of B5,000, 75 satang for a loan between Bt5,001 to Bt10,000 and Bt1 for a loan between Bt10,001 to Bt20,000 as well as Bt1.25 for a loan..