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March 6, 2015 10:30 pm

13 red shirts get bail in Pattaya

The decision came after the 13 were detained for a night after a ruling on Thursday that they serve four years in prison. Each had put up Bt800,000 worth of assets as collateral for..

March 6, 2015 10:03 pm

Proposed ban from politics dropped

But it would include a clause stopping panel members from politics for two years in a bid to avoid conflict of interest. The Constitution Drafting Committee (CDC) had proposed..

March 6, 2015 9:37 pm

Prayut asks govt agencies to think twice before making..

"I ask that all agencies and offices think twice before arranging overseas trips. Trips that should be allowed must be considered necessary and appropriate," Prayut said during his weekly TV..

March 6, 2015 9:28 pm

Prayut vows to implement agricultural zoning

He said the zones should complement one another. For example, rice can be grown in places where water is abundant. "Places lacking water may be promoted as production sites for crops that need..

March 6, 2015 9:23 pm

Prayut says his govt uses new way of budget planning

He said the government wants to improve accessibility, equality, transparency and efficiency of the budget disbursment. He listed the four aspects involved in the making of the fiscal year 2015..

March 6, 2015 9:18 pm

PM urges Thais to promote women's role

He said Thailand has continually demonstrated its commitment to the empowering of women. "A National Commission on Woman’s Affairs has been established to promote and support women's roles in..

March 6, 2015 9:07 pm

Members of key agencies have no intention to hold on to..

"Should there be any intention [for them] to remain in power, then it would make no sense to establish all the existing anti-corruption mechanisms," the premier said Friday. The Nation

March 6, 2015 6:25 pm

Tax amnesty planned for SMEs, says Sommai

He expects the amnesty will result in some 80 per cent of the country's 2.75 million SMEs entering the tax system. The Finance Ministry has already launched six measures to support SMEs and..

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March 6, 2015 6:22 pm

UNESCO condemns IS destruction of ancient Iraq city as 'war..

"I condemn with the strongest force the destruction of the site at Nimrud," Irina Bokova said in a statement. She said she had already spoken with the heads of the UN Security Council and..

March 6, 2015 5:31 pm

Japanese man pleads for action in search for killer of his..

Yasuaki Kawashita, 66, met Friday with Cabinet secretarygeneral Wilas Aroonsri to demand that the culprit be brought to justice. His daughter, Tomoko, was found dead at Sukhothai Historical..

March 6, 2015 4:47 pm

Buddhism reform panel disbanded

The committee's chairman Paiboon Nititawan announced at a press conference that his committee had already completed its study on Buddhism-related problems and submitted it to NRC chairman Thienchay..

March 6, 2015 3:05 pm

Astronomers view four images of a supernova, in a first

Although multiple likenesses have been created by light-deflecting galaxies and active black holes before, so many versions of one supernova have never been produced by the optical effect. The..