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Kirimaya resort in Pak Chong under probe
Thu, 16 Apr 2015 18:00:00 GMT
ANTI-GRAFT authorities are now investigating Kirimaya Resort, a five-star hotel in Nakhon Ratchasima's Pak Chong district, over suspicions of land encroachment. This investigation is part of the authorities' crusade against encroachment into forest reserves.full story...
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Record Khon mask dance to be part of cultural event
Thu, 16 Apr 2015 18:00:00 GMT
THE BIGGEST ever Khon mask dance will be staged on Tuesday at Bangkok's Sanam Luang ceremonial ground in what will be a Guinness world record as part of the 233rd anniversary of the Rattanakosin era, Culture Minister Weera Rojpotchanarat said yesterday.full story...
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OHCHR voices concern over lack of progress in finding missing Karen activist Billy
Thu, 16 Apr 2015 18:00:00 GMT
THE UNITED Nations Human Rights Office for South-East Asia (OHCHR) voiced concern about the lack of progress in finding Karen rights activist Pholachi "Billy" Rakchongcharoen, who went missing one year ago today.full story...
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Road toll exceeds last year's figures
Thu, 16 Apr 2015 18:00:00 GMT
THE SONGKRAN holiday period saw 364 deaths and 3,559 injuries from 3,373 accidents - higher than last year's figures, the Road Safety Centre said yesterday.full story...
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Man held for fatally brutalising lover
Thu, 16 Apr 2015 18:00:00 GMT
A MAN WAS arrested in Chiang Mai's Muang district for allegedly killing a woman unintentionally by inserting a glass bottle into her anus, which later broke into pieces and fatally injured her while the two were having sex in a local motel.full story...
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Official shot at, injured in South
Thu, 16 Apr 2015 18:00:00 GMT
A LOCAL OFFICIAL was shot at and injured in Narathiwat's Rangae district yesterday morning in what police suspect is part of the ongoing unrest in the deep South.full story...
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Another suspect arrested in U-Fun scam probe
Thu, 16 Apr 2015 18:00:00 GMT
AS ONE more executive involved in U-Fun Store's alleged pyramid scheme was arrested in Nong Khai yesterday, 50 U-Fun members urged the Chiang Mai Administrative Court to hold the Consumer Protection Board responsible for the damages they sustained because of the public fraud allegations. The board, which authorised the company's operations, must compensate its affected members, they said.full story...
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Police probing the route of the vehicle used for Koh Samui bombing
Thu, 16 Apr 2015 18:00:00 GMT
CCTV RECORDINGS show the pickup truck used in the car-bomb attack at Central Festival Samui shopping mall on April 10 had left Yala just a day earlier and it also stopped for a long period along the Songkhla-Nakhon Si Thammarat border.full story...
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Business groups stand firm behind NMG execs ahead of annual meeting
Wed, 15 Apr 2015 18:00:00 GMT
TWO GROUPS of business networks have recently come out in support of Nation Multimedia Group executives and offered them their stockholder voting rights, to guard against attempted media domination by a new investor.full story...
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Horse-mounted patrols aid security in Pattani
Wed, 15 Apr 2015 18:00:00 GMT
AN INITIATIVE to use horses for patrols in parts of the restive South by a paramilitary ranger unit seems to be paying off.full story...
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Songkran death toll hits 306
Wed, 15 Apr 2015 18:00:00 GMT
Surin tops the list with 15 deaths during six-day holiday perIodfull story...
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Ex-MPs 'involved' in bomb blast
Wed, 15 Apr 2015 18:00:00 GMT
Police deputy chief says politicians supported the attack; Phra Suthep slammed by Pheu Thai for hinting at Thaksin's rolefull story...
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High-profile suspects behind pyramid scheme 'have left Thailand'
Wed, 15 Apr 2015 18:00:00 GMT
THE CRIMINAL Court has issued arrest warrants for Lt-General Athiwat Sunpan and his wife Jirapimon for their alleged involvement in the U-Fun Store's alleged pyramid scheme, assistant national police chief Lt-General Suwira Songmetta said yesterday.full story...
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Five youths arrested over Bang Na explosions
Wed, 15 Apr 2015 18:00:00 GMT
Five teenagers were arrested yesterday for the illegal possession of explosives, which accidentally went off and injured three on Tuesday.full story...
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Focus on Pak Chong forest encroachment
Tue, 14 Apr 2015 18:00:00 GMT
THE Nakhon Ratchasima Agricultural Land Reform Office will today look into encroachment cases related to Khao Yai forest in Pak Chong district, while the 2nd Army Area's legal team suggested yesterday that the Land Department review land-ownership documents in Pak Chong before the case gets out of control.full story...
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Roi-Et has most fatalities, police say
Tue, 14 Apr 2015 18:00:00 GMT
11 KILLED IN FIVE DAYS IN NORTHEASTERN PROVINCE; 251 DEAD AROUND THE COUNTRYfull story...
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Institution of family honoured, though break-ups increase
Tue, 14 Apr 2015 18:00:00 GMT
AS THAILAND reflected on National Family Day yesterday, the state of the family institution looked fragile, with more breaking up under the stress of contemporary lifestyles.full story...
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Over Bt7 bn in tourist revenue
Tue, 14 Apr 2015 18:00:00 GMT
MORE than 470,000 foreign tourists visited Thailand during the Songkran Festival, generating over Bt7.5 billion in revenue, Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha said yesterday.full story...
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Car bomb 'the work of people who lost power'
Tue, 14 Apr 2015 18:00:00 GMT
THE car bomb in Koh Samui was masterminded by people who have lost power and want to destroy the Songkran atmosphere, along with the country's image and economy, Defence Ministry spokesman Maj General Kongsheep Tantrawanit said yesterday.full story...
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Bombs hurt garbage men in Bang Na
Tue, 14 Apr 2015 18:00:00 GMT
THREE Bangkok garbage collectors were injured yesterday - one seriously - when two abandoned "ping pong" bombs exploded.full story...
 
Headline ImageJunta aims to win over the public on charter
Thu, 16 Apr 2015 18:00:00 GMT
New working group to also include inputs from other countries to help the transitionfull story...
Headline ImagePolice probing the route of the vehicle used for Koh Samui bombing
Thu, 16 Apr 2015 18:00:00 GMT
CCTV RECORDINGS show the pickup truck used in the car-bomb attack at Central Festival Samui shopping mall on April 10 had left Yala just a day earlier and it also stopped for a long period along the Songkhla-Nakhon Si Thammarat border.full story...
Headline ImageGovt tells BOT to 'manage' baht
Thu, 16 Apr 2015 18:00:00 GMT
Economic ministers call for monetary easing; Premier to announce govt's achievements over past six monthsfull story...
Headline ImageRoad toll exceeds last year's figures
Thu, 16 Apr 2015 18:00:00 GMT
THE SONGKRAN holiday period saw 364 deaths and 3,559 injuries from 3,373 accidents - higher than last year's figures, the Road Safety Centre said yesterday.full story...
Headline ImageArms deals with Russia in pipeline as West shuns junta
Thu, 16 Apr 2015 18:00:00 GMT
Despite Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha's insistence that the government's renewed relationship with Russia is not meant to counterbalance deteriorating relations with the United States, a top Russian minister said Moscow had high hopes for future arms deals with the junta now that Thailand's relations with the West had cooled.full story...
Headline ImageBt40 bn to spice up village fund scheme
Thu, 16 Apr 2015 11:54:00 GMT
The Finance Ministry is injecting Bt40 billion into the village fund scheme.full story...
Headline ImageMH370 search zone to double if nothing found: officials
Thu, 16 Apr 2015 09:58:00 GMT
The search area for flight MH370 will double in size to encompass a vast Indian Ocean corridor if wreckage remains elusive, Malaysia, Australia and China said Thursday, asserting their commitment to finding the plane.full story...
Headline ImageTransport Minister may apply Article 44 to state projects
Thu, 16 Apr 2015 06:02:00 GMT
The Transport Ministry is considering the use of Article 44 in the provisional charter to speed up infrastructure projects, minister Prajin Juntong said on Thursday.full story...
Headline ImageEurope finds common language in bid to rival US TV productions
Thu, 16 Apr 2015 04:21:00 GMT
"Game of Thrones" may finally bring a change in Europe that various wars and EU bureaucracy have failed to bring about: making English a common language -- on TV screens, at least.full story...
Headline ImageEx-MPs 'involved' in bomb blast
Wed, 15 Apr 2015 18:00:00 GMT
Police deputy chief says politicians supported the attack; Phra Suthep slammed by Pheu Thai for hinting at Thaksin's rolefull story...
Headline ImageObama announces new US ambassador
Tue, 14 Apr 2015 18:00:00 GMT
DIPLOMAT GLYN DAVIES ENDORSED BY THAI CABINET LAST MONTHfull story...
Headline ImageCar bomb 'the work of people who lost power'
Tue, 14 Apr 2015 18:00:00 GMT
THE car bomb in Koh Samui was masterminded by people who have lost power and want to destroy the Songkran atmosphere, along with the country's image and economy, Defence Ministry spokesman Maj General Kongsheep Tantrawanit said yesterday.full story...
Headline ImageInstitution of family honoured, though break-ups increase
Tue, 14 Apr 2015 18:00:00 GMT
AS THAILAND reflected on National Family Day yesterday, the state of the family institution looked fragile, with more breaking up under the stress of contemporary lifestyles.full story...
Headline ImageNon-partisan agency necessary to hold elections, says EC's Somchai
Tue, 14 Apr 2015 18:00:00 GMT
The charter drafters' so-called political neutrality came under doubt when they decided to place the responsibility of holding elections on the shoulders of appointed senior officials under the "election-organising committee". Election commissioner Somchai Srisuthiyakorn tells The Nation's Wiraj Sripong why it is necessary for members of independent bodies like the Election Commission to be non-partisan.full story...
Headline ImageFocus on Pak Chong forest encroachment
Tue, 14 Apr 2015 18:00:00 GMT
THE Nakhon Ratchasima Agricultural Land Reform Office will today look into encroachment cases related to Khao Yai forest in Pak Chong district, while the 2nd Army Area's legal team suggested yesterday that the Land Department review land-ownership documents in Pak Chong before the case gets out of control.full story...
Headline ImageUS nominates new ambassador to Thailand after six-month vacancy
Tue, 14 Apr 2015 07:11:00 GMT
US President Barack Obama has nominated a new ambassador to Thailand after a six-month vacancy, the White House announced Tuesday.full story...
Headline ImageThree BMA garbage collectors injured in Bang Na blast
Tue, 14 Apr 2015 04:07:00 GMT
Three workers of the Bang Na district office were slightly injured after a bomb hidden in a garbage bin exploded Tuesday morning, police said.full story...
Headline ImageEvidence at guards' homes linked to Samui car bomb
Mon, 13 Apr 2015 18:00:00 GMT
THREE MALL GUARDS HELD AFTER GIVING CONFLICTING STATEMENTS TO POLICE; NOW IN MILITARY CUSTODYfull story...
Headline ImageSongkran starts with a sober splash
Mon, 13 Apr 2015 18:00:00 GMT
OFFICIALS PRESIDED OVER MERIT-MAKING EVENTS AND MARKED THAI TRADITIONSfull story...
Headline ImageFour-pronged attack against drug trafficking in region
Mon, 13 Apr 2015 18:00:00 GMT
Thailand will join China, India and South Korea in suppressing trade in drug-precursor chemicals, while the Office of the Narcotics Control Board (ONCB) plans to propose Narcotics Act amendments to Justice Minister General Paiboon Khumchaya next month.full story...
 
 
 
 
 
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