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July 28, 2015 6:19 pm

Myanmar's visa exemption starts on Aug 11

The agreement was signed today by the foreign ministers of both countries - Gen Tanasak Patimapragorn and Wunna Maung Lwin, after the 8th Myanmar-Thailand Joint Commission for Bilateral..

July 28, 2015 6:10 pm

PM tells officials to keep saving water despite easing..

Sansern said the premier and the Cabinet had been informed about the drought having eased, but added that Prayut had instructed officials to continue implementing water-saving measures.

July 28, 2015 6:04 pm

Holocaust survivor Pisar dead at 86: Jewish group

Pisar was "one of the rare very well-known survivors, along with Elie Wiesel and Simone Veil," said French Jewish community leader Roger Cukierman, who said he had lost "a friend." President..

July 28, 2015 5:54 pm

Singapore, Indonesia step up cooperation against IS

"We are both worried about ISIS and we both have nationals from our countries involved in these terrorist activities including in the Middle East," Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said..

July 28, 2015 5:37 pm

Free bus, train rides extended

The extension of the programme, originally to expire at the end of this month, was proposed by the Transport Ministry to help reduce people's cost of living, he said. It was reported that this..

July 28, 2015 5:31 pm

Myanmar police make $100 million drug haul: state media

Police discovered the unattended vehicle stuffed with sacks carrying an estimated 27 million tablets in the industrial suburb of Mingalardon on Sunday, according to the Myanmar-language Mirror..

July 28, 2015 5:27 pm

Thailand less attractive to Japanese firms

Over half, 57 per cent, said they had no interest in expanding into special economic zones, given the massive amount of investment by over 4,500 Japanese companies in Thailand pouring into the..

July 28, 2015 5:20 pm

Spending during Lent long weekend to rise less than 2%,..

The UTCC's Economic and Business Forecasting Centre found that during this Buddhist Lent Day weekend from July 30 to August 2, spending would see the smallest expansion in three years. Last..

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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

July 28, 2015 5:14 pm

NCPO tells Suthep to steer clear of politics

Suthep, who finished his stint in the monkshood Tuesday in Surat Thani, is planning to speak to the media about his future plans. The political veteran had for months led anti-government protests..

July 28, 2015 5:05 pm

ADB helps Myanmar improve customs procedures

At a threeday workshop this week, customs officials will begin developing the AEO scheme, which will allow traders with a good record of customs compliance and a solid commercialrecords management..

July 28, 2015 5:02 pm

Tourism strong enough to expand economy by 3%

MR Pridiyathorn Devakula, deputy prime minister in charge of the economy, said exports had contracted by 4.84 per cent in the first six months due to the drop in global oil prices, which affected..

July 28, 2015 4:45 pm

Google urges Thais to mark Thai Language Day by teaching..

"We want to invite you, and all Thais, to celebrate with us, by teaching Google Thai through Google Translate Community," Google Thailand said in a press statement Tuesday. The Google Translate..