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GMS countries to focus on priority projects today

The leaders of countries in the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) will today propose a plan for further investment in priority development projects worth US$30 billion (Bt986 billion), as part of a 10-year development plan worth $51.3 billion. Read more

GMS countries to focus on priority projects today

No ban on alcohol for the New Year period

367 people killed and 3,300 injured in week last year; minister defends panel's decision Read more

No ban on alcohol for the New Year period

Life on streets is difficult, but free, says anthropologist

Though many would look down on the homeless, for those living on the streets this way of life may be difficult but it comes with a kind of freedom, Thammasat University anthropologist Boonlert Visetprecha said. Read more

Life on streets is difficult, but free, says anthropologist

Thailand regional centre for drug dealing, ONCB admits

Thailand has been the regional trade and distribution centre for narcotics, with heroin and marijuana mostly smuggled out and methamphetamines dominating the local market, Permpong Chaovalit, secretary-general of the Office of the Narcotics Control.. Read more

Thailand regional centre for drug dealing, ONCB admits

Narathiwat hit by worst floods in years as Sungai Kolok River swells

A high level of flooding remains in Narathiwat, with all 13 districts currently under water, and heavy rain continuing in the province and others in the lower South. Read more

Narathiwat hit by worst floods in years as Sungai Kolok River swells
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Life on streets is difficult, but free, says anthropologist
December 20, 2014 1:00 am

Life on streets is difficult, but free, says anthropologist

Though many would look down on the homeless, for those living on the streets this way of life may be difficult but it comes with a kind of freedom, Thammasat University anthropologist Boonlert..

Thailand regional centre for drug dealing, ONCB admits
December 20, 2014 1:00 am

Thailand regional centre for drug dealing, ONCB admits

Thailand has been the regional trade and distribution centre for narcotics, with heroin and marijuana mostly smuggled out and methamphetamines dominating the local market, Permpong Chaovalit,..

Narathiwat hit by worst floods in years as Sungai Kolok River swells
December 20, 2014 1:00 am

Narathiwat hit by worst floods in years as Sungai Kolok..

A high level of flooding remains in Narathiwat, with all 13 districts currently under water, and heavy rain continuing in the province and others in the lower South.

Myanmar embassy seeking defence witnesses for Koh Tao accused
December 20, 2014 1:00 am

Myanmar embassy seeking defence witnesses for Koh Tao..

The Myanmar Embassy is trying to find defence witnesses for the two Myanmar nationals accused of the murder of two Britons on Koh Tao in September, the embassy's investigation team told the press in..

Driver in fatal crossing accident used 'yaba': police
December 20, 2014 1:00 am

Driver in fatal crossing accident used 'yaba': police

The driver of a small truck that hit and killed a woman in the heart of Bangkok on Thursday was found to have used methamphetamine ('yaba') before getting behind the wheel.

Busy week sees a flurry of verified and dubious material online
December 20, 2014 1:00 am

Busy week sees a flurry of verified and dubious material..

It has been a very busy week for Thai social media with many topics being discussed and shared.


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Driver in fatal crossing accident used 'yaba': police
December 19, 2014 5:28 pm

Driver in fatal crossing accident used 'yaba': police

The driver of a small truck that hit and killed a woman in the heart of Bangkok on Thursday was found to have used methamphetamine ('yaba') before getting behind the wheel.

Indonesian palm oil tanker runs aground in Thailand
December 19, 2014 3:43 pm

Indonesian palm oil tanker runs aground in Thailand

An Indonesian tanker carrying 2.7 million gallons of palm oil ran aground off southern Thailand after being hijacked and then recaptured by authorities, officials said Friday, prompting fears of a..

Hackers may have exploited Sony's weakest link: humans
December 19, 2014 3:04 pm

Hackers may have exploited Sony's weakest link: humans

Hackers who forced Sony Pictures to abort release of a comedy about North Korea likely slipped past the entertainment titan's defences by exploiting a weak spot -- humans.