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Dethroned Myanmar beauty queen seeks apology before returning crown



A Myanmar beauty queen dethroned for alleged misconduct said Tuesday she would only return her crown if South Korean pageant organisers apologised -- and denied accepting free breast implants.

Immigration

Miserable life of foreign children detained in Thailand: HRW

Immigration detention in Thailand violates the rights of both adults and children, said Human Rights Watch in a new report.

Broadcasting

NBTC seeks clarity from junta

National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission is seeking an answer from the National Council for Peace and Order,..

EBOLA OUTBREAK

Guinean woman undergoing Ebola testing

A woman from Guinea who returned from her Ebolainfected country is under quarantine in a hospital pending the results of a blood..

Californian museum returns smuggled artifacts to Thailand

A museum in California has returned 557 bronze-age pots to Thailand after an investigation found they were smuggled out of the..

Surrogacy

Australian father charged with abusing surrogate twins: report

An Australian has been charged with sexually abusing twins he fathered with a Thai surrogate, reports said Tuesday, the second..

Exports

GDP target stays unchanged despite lower exports: BOT

Bank of Thailand Assistant Governor Mathee Supapongse hinted that the Monetary Policy Committee may..

Natural gas

37 NGV stations affected by Phu Horm maintenance

Thirty seven NGV stations in 12 Northeastern provinces will be affected by the shutdown of Phu Horm..

Pineapple industry

Natural Fruit urged to drop case against activist

The Business Social Compliance Initiative (BSCI) urged Thailand's Natural Fruit Co to drop its court..

Telecom

Sigve Brekke assumes Dtac's control



Sigve Brekke, former CEO of Total Access Communication (Dtac), will assume the old title on Jon Eddy..


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Four new cafes are making a big splash in theme-crazy Bangkok

The Okura Prestige's American and Japanese chefs join up for a splendid feast

CAT & NAT

Smiling and growling sculptures, one with a broken off head, line the stairs leading into a shopping centre as part of an art project, in Bangkok. EPA Photo Read more

This snake-like curve is part of the..

This snake-like curve is part of the roof of Central Embassy - a luxury shopping and lifestyle centre. The centre features a six star hotel and already opened several high-end designer stores. It is..

Dozens of soldiers, police and officials..

Dozens of soldiers, police and officials raid a house in Bang Lamung in Chon Buri early Tuesday as a part of the crackdown on a big extortion ring.//NATION/SUPAKORN AKANAN

May Myat Noe, winner of Miss Asia..

May Myat Noe, winner of Miss Asia Pacific World Super talent 2014, attends a a press conference in Yangon on Tuesday. The dethroned beauty queen from Myanmar said she wont return her 100,000 USD worth..

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