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No surprises as NLA backs Army chief to become 29th premier



THE NATIONAL Legislative Assembly yesterday voted unanimously for junta chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha to be the 29th prime minister of Thailand. He was the sole candidate for the job. Prayuth was..

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Quiet, determined pupil who studied hard, loved school

General Prayuth Chan-ocha's childhood dream was to be a soldier.

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'The economy must take priority'

Country is on the edge of recession and Asean competition intensifying: Business people and diplomats warn

Surrogacy

Big bucks in baby business

Egg seller lifts the lid on commercial surrogacy

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First family keeps low profile

PRIME MINISTER-ELECT General Prayuth Chan-ocha is known for wishing to maintain privacy for his family. So does his wife Naraporn,..

Asian Games

Thailand men in 'easy' group

Thailand have landed in what appears to be a "manageable" group in the men's football competition of the forthcoming Asian Games,..

Telecom

NBTC to cut telecom regulatory fees next year to benefit users

The telecom committee of National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) plans to..

Investment

Saha in joint venture to open more Japanese restaurants here and abroad

Saha Group, one of Thailand's biggest manufacturers and traders of consumer products, yesterday..

TCC

Two to develop Rama IV site

THE Crown Property Bureau (CPB) has awarded Univentures and TCC Assets (Thailand) Co, the property..

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Business lobbies hail rise of Prayuth



Business representatives say they are confident that the new prime minister, General Prayuth..


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The Support Arts and Crafts International Centre of Thailand prepares to launch its first Lux..

Six pastry chefs demonstrate that the world is indeed sweet as they celebrate International Cake Day

CAT & NAT

CAT Telecom and Courts of Justice on Aug 20 sign MoU of the plan to jointly provide free public Wi-Fi service at the Courts of Justice's head office at Ratchadapisek Road and the court offices.. Read more

Some Pattaya residents are urging the..

Some Pattaya residents are urging the junta to investigate Waterfront Suites & Residences. The new 50-storey hotel and condominium project is erected on the resort city's best view-observation spot.

Haren Shah, Citi chief investment..

Haren Shah, Citi chief investment strategist for wealth management in Asia Pacific, points a modest reacceleration in global real GDP growth from 2.5% in 2013 to 3.0% in 2014. Citi remains positive on..

Executives of CH. Karnchang on Aug 20..

Executives of CH. Karnchang on Aug 20 visit the construction sites of the MRT Blue Line stations and underground tunnel. The construction is now 57.8% complete, according to the company.

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