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Floating football pitch keeps Thai tourist blues at bay



With its stunning limestone cliffs towering over stilt houses surrounded by azure waters, the island of Panyee is a typical Thai paradise. But it's not mother nature drawing tourists here -- it's a..

Thai parliament sets Yingluck impeachment date

BANGKOK (AFP) - Thailand's military-stacked legislature pushed ahead Friday with plans to impeach ousted former Prime Minister..

Thai-Lao Relations

Laos urges Thailand to speed up border demarcation

The Lao government has urged Thailand to accelerate demarcation of the joint border and to also help maintain peace along the..

Nepalese man locates father's body in Thailand 10 years after tsunami

A Nepalese man has identified his father's remains in Thailand 10 years after he died during the Indian Ocean Tsunami, officials..

Death sentences for Thai Muslim separatists condemned

Human rights groups Friday condemned the Thai authorities for sentencing five alleged Muslim separatists to death, saying the..

charter writing

NRC panel in favour of direct election of Cabinet and PM

A new parliamentary system that has never been seen before in Thailand - separation of the executive and legislative branches..

Economy

Slow pace of recovery: BOT

Thailand's tourism sector improved in October thanks to the return of tourists from Asia,..

Economic

Oct GDP 'presages better Q4'

The economy last month - the first in the fourth quarter - revived as targeted and this quarter..

Investment

Lawson plans massive store expansion over next five years

The Lawson convenience store chain, a relative latecomer, will embark on an expansion spree over..

Tobacco

Sukhothai tobacco farmers oppose new law



More than 200 tobacco farmers from Sukhothai and members of Burley Tobacco Farmers Association of..


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The British singer's aim is true with "Bang Bang", targeting an even wider audience

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Belgian beer is paired with the European country's best-known dishes in a mouth-watering food..


A documentary on Thailand's influential bootleg movie vendor is screening in Bangkok


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A Graffiti-inspired silk scarf by Jim Thompson goes on sale as part of a concept exhibition

Celebrated Parisian patisseries and cafes bring their successful recipes to Bangkok to tease the..

The W Hotel's Kitchen Table gets a makeover with lots of inventive Thai dishes added to the menu

CAT & NAT

More than 200 tobacco farmers from Sukhothai and members of Burley Tobacco Farmers Association of Sukhothai (BTFA) recently released 2,000 green balloons, to protest against the draft Tobacco.. Read more

"MG", a leading British car brand that..

"MG", a leading British car brand that is celebrating its 90th anniversary this year, set to excite the upcoming Motor Expo 2014 and Thailand's B-segment car market with the unveiling of its "MG3"..

Kasikornbank president Predee Daochai,..

Kasikornbank president Predee Daochai, right, and Aozora Bank CEO Shinsuke Baba, signed agreement on Nov 28 to seek business partners for Thai-Japanese SME operators and promote joint ventures as well..

Jasmine International led by CEO Pete..

Jasmine International led by CEO Pete Bodharamik, second right, on Nov 26 gave more details of the plan to launch the Jasmine Broadband Internet Infrastructure Fund (JASIF).

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