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September 2, 2015 3:35 pm

Political parties can hold conferences to announce stand on..

He was commenting on statement of red-shirt leader Jatuporn Promphan who said he wanted to hold a press conference to announce his opposition to the draft charter. Jatuporn made the statement after..

September 2, 2015 2:59 pm

Millions of Myanmar citizens abroad miss chance to vote

Only about 18,000 of the 2,021,910 people registered as living abroad in the November 2014 census had sent their applications in before the deadline, said Tin Aye, chairman of the Union Election..

September 2, 2015 2:32 pm

Pregnant Aussie's tendons severed in 'shark attack'

Bangkok Hospital Phuket doctors have explained to Jane Neame, 6-months pregnant, that she needs to remain under observation to ensure there are no infections following her surgery. "It's..

September 2, 2015 2:04 pm

Pakistan says "almost all" Uighur militants eliminated

China blames violent unrest in its far western region of Xinjiang on Islamist separatist groups like ETIM, who it says want to set up an independent state called East Turkestan and have bases in..

September 2, 2015 1:57 pm

Vietnam marks 70 years since declaring independence from..

More than 30,000 people, from soldiers to schoolgirls, marched in a lavish parade in the capital Hanoi to mark the anniversary of founding president Ho Chi Minh’s proclamation of the Democratic..

September 2, 2015 1:48 pm

Bomb suspect's fingerprints found on bottle in rented room

The second suspect was arrested at the border of Sa Kaew province on Tuesday while the first suspect was arrested at an apartment in Bangkok's Nong Chok district on Saturday. "Police can..

September 2, 2015 1:42 pm

Prawit leaves for China

Prawit left on a military plane from the Don Mueang military airport at 10 am. He was accompanied by Deputy Defence Minister and Army Chief Gen Udomdej Sitabutr, Anusit Kunakorn, secretary..

September 2, 2015 12:39 pm

Somyot signs order to strip Thaksin of police rank

Somyot said he signed the order and passed it on the PM's Secretariat on Monday after a police committee submitted a formal finding that Thaksin had to face the penalty. The committee..

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Nang Lerng Market

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September 2, 2015 12:26 pm

Malaysian police to question ex-PM Mahathir over rally..

Mahathir, 90, who was Malaysia’s longest-serving prime minister, electrified crowds at the demonstrations by tens of thousands in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday by calling for a sustained public push to..

September 2, 2015 12:24 pm

Asia doing "pretty well" despite China slowdown: IMF chief

Lagarde’s comments in Indonesia come as financial markets gyrate over concerns about the health of China’s economy -- the world’s second-largest -- and its effect emerging economies and their..

September 2, 2015 12:16 pm

Owners of rented houses, rooms, hotels ordered to report..

The centre announced that the owners must report to the authorities within 24 hours after their rooms or houses are rented by foreigners.

September 2, 2015 8:58 am

Shanghai stocks plunge 4.39% at the open

China’s benchmark Shanghai Composite slumped 138.94 points to 3,027.68. The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China’s second exchange, dropped 4.66 percent, or 79.60 points, to..