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September 2, 2014 6:33 pm

'Grave concerns' over food shortages in Ebola-hit nations:..

Restrictions on movement in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone has led to panic buying, food shortages and severe price hikes, especially in towns and cities, the UN’s Food and Agriculture..

September 2, 2014 6:17 pm

Panadda irons out differences with provincial officials

Panadda also dismissed speculation that local administrative organisations would be disbanded, saying such a move was impossible in the "age of democracy". He was speaking after three agencies,..

September 2, 2014 6:04 pm

Report: Volkswagen nears deal for new plant in Thailand

The military government in Bangkok was working "urgently" to drawing up the deal, the German daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung reported, citing unnamed officials close to the..

September 2, 2014 5:59 pm

Hunt for Pattaya 'godmother' who ran extortion ring

The ring has allegedly collected Bt2,000 per month each from more than 100 Vietnamese people working in the tourist town of Pattaya. All payers were given a name card that showed they "protected"..

September 2, 2014 5:32 pm

Abhisit warns new govt of tough challenges ahead

He said two major issues present problems for the new government: the difficulties in pushing for progress in its reform mission and dealing with the country's economic problems as the government..

September 2, 2014 5:12 pm

Banning of justice talks 'intimidation', say rights groups

Instead, the groups held a brief press conference at the FCCT Tuesday afternoon explaining the reasons for the cancellation and condemned the move as an intimidation against human rights lawyers..

September 2, 2014 5:09 pm

No time frame for my Cabinet: Prayuth

"People always asked about my [government] time frame but I don't set one. From now on, the Cabinet won't have time frame because I don't want it to become our obstacle or pressure." he said in a..

September 2, 2014 4:28 pm

Dethroned Myanmar beauty queen seeks apology before..

May Myat Noe, 16, was training to become a K-pop star in South Korea after winning the Seoul-based Miss Asia Pacific World beauty pageant in May. But last week the event organisers stripped..

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September 2, 2014 4:09 pm

New tax measure being proposed to boost tourism

The country is expected to see no more than Bt2 billion loss in the nation’s revenue. The Nation

September 2, 2014 3:25 pm

Japan space agency unveils asteroid hunting probe

The probe, named Hayabusa-2, is expected to be flung into space on a rocket for a mammoth four year voyage to the unpoetically-named 1999JU3 asteroid. When it gets there, some time in 2018, it..

September 2, 2014 3:07 pm

New chief of Office of Non-formal and Informal Education..

The NCPO also appointed Wiwat Waenlor, deputy secretary-general of the Office of the Teacher Civil Service and Educational Personnel Commission, as an inspector general for the Education..

September 2, 2014 2:51 pm

Guinean woman under quarantine

She arrived in Thailand on August 20 and consulted the doctor after developing a fever of 38.8 Celsius nine days later. The Nation