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July 24, 2014 3:20 pm

Polarisation hurts Thailand's competitiveness

Specifically, Moody’s views that the coup d’état of May 2014 has likely, for now, put a floor on deteriorating consumer and investor confidence. But progress in structural economic..

July 24, 2014 3:07 pm

NCPO chief reinstates Phatcharawat as police chief..

Prayuth reasoned in the order that the October 19 2009 dismissal order against Phatcharawat had to be repealed in accordance with the ruling of the Central Administrative Court. The court ruled..

July 24, 2014 1:39 pm

NBTC to give Bt690-coupon for buying digital TV set-top box,..

The coupons will be distributed in September. The coupon cannot be used to buy satellite TV set-top box as earlier speculated. The Nation

July 24, 2014 1:30 pm

More than 2.2 billion people 'poor or near-poor': UN report

While poverty is in decline worldwide, growing inequality and "structural vulnerabilities" remain a serious threat, said the report by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), released in..

July 24, 2014 1:27 pm

India train hits school bus, at least 11 children dead:..

A senior police officer said "11 students and the bus driver were killed", while a railway official said he feared as many as 25 children were dead after the collision in Andhra Pradesh..

July 24, 2014 1:23 pm

Average household debt hits Bt219,158

The survey, covering 1,200 samples, showed that 75 per cent are indebted against 65 per cent in the same period last year. It also showed that household debt has been rising steadily in the..

July 24, 2014 1:17 pm

Mourners gather in Melbourne to pay respects to MH17 victims

The multi-faith service was being held to pay respect to the 298people who were on board the plane. Thirty-seven Australians were on the flight, and as a special tribute to them in Melbourne,..

July 24, 2014 1:11 pm

Malaysia to send forensic experts to Netherlands with DNA..

"We really want to identify and bring back the bodies of Malaysian victims if possible before the end of Ramadan," said the source who asked not to be named. There are already an undetermined..

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July 24, 2014 1:01 pm

4-year-old Lahu boy found living alone since two in Chiang..

His mother died when he was born and his father has mental problem and left home since he was two, Khao Sod Online reported. Khao Sod reported that the boy survived by knocking the doors of..

July 24, 2014 12:58 pm

Israeli homosexual men hire Thai women as surrogate mothers

Thai Rath Online quoted Thongchai as saying that the babies have been natural-born Thai citizens and problems occurred when their fathers wanted to take them back to Israel to give them Israeli..

July 24, 2014 12:04 pm

Thai workers asked to call embassy in Tel Aviv

The workers can contact the embassy at Tels: +972-9 954-8412-13, +972- 54-469-3476, +972-54-469-3477, +972-54-636-8150, and +972-50-537-0759/-431-8830. The Nation

July 24, 2014 10:09 am

First MH17 bodies arrive in grieving Netherlands

Uniformed Dutch military personnel solemnly hoisted 40 wooden coffins from two planes and placed them in individual hearses at Eindhoven airport in the south of the country in a powerfully sombre..