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Thai cranes make comeback
Thongphun Un-chit could not believe his eyes when he spotted a Thai crane foraging for food in a neighbour's rice field in Buri Ram's Muang district back in 2011.
14 Sep 2019 at 04:01
Rivals can agree on one thing
The charter amendment attempt may divide people, but it may well be uniting two rival parties, the Democrats and Pheu Thai.
14 Sep 2019 at 04:01
E-gambling alarms child advocates
The growing popularity of online games and e-sports among Thai youth and children is worrying child protection advocates as the risk of their being lured into gambling intensifies.
14 Sep 2019 at 04:01
Somsak backs push for UN biz ethics
Thailand is aiming to be the first in Asia to have a plan for the implementation of the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs), Justice Minister Somsak Thepsutin said yesterday.
14 Sep 2019 at 04:01
Second 'Ultraman Buddha' sells for B2m
NAKHON RATCHASIMA: The second of the controversial Ultraman Buddha paintings was sold for two million baht at auction yesterday -- with the seller promising to give the proceeds to charity.
14 Sep 2019 at 04:01
Contaminated fish prompt PM warning
Responding to a study that showed mackerel caught in the Andaman Sea were heavily contaminated with microplastics, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha yesterday warned the public against carelessly polluting the environment with plastic waste.
14 Sep 2019 at 04:01
Maritime body restructured to tackle IUU
The Thai Maritime Enforcement Command Centre (Thai-MECC) will be in charge of combating illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing and defending the country's maritime interests, according to navy commander Adm Luechai Ruddit.
14 Sep 2019 at 04:01
Pope Francis to pay visit to Thailand Nov 20-23
Pope Francis will make a three-day visit to Thailand in November, ahead of an already announced trip to Japan, the Catholic Bishops' Conference of Thailand (CBCT) announced yesterday.
14 Sep 2019 at 04:01
Ombudsman to petition premier for paraquat ban
The Ombudsman plans to petition Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha to impose a ban on the farming chemical paraquat, starting from early next year.
14 Sep 2019 at 04:01
Luechai defends LPD purchase
The Royal Thai Navy has defended its latest purchase from China, a 6.1-billion-baht landing platform dock (LPD), insisting the ship can conduct both combat and humanitarian missions.
14 Sep 2019 at 04:01
Bones hard to study in 'Billy' case
It will take at least two weeks to examine the rest of the bone fragments found in the murder case of Karen rights activist Porlajee "Billy" Rakchongcharoen, according to Central Institute of Forensic Science director Wannapong Kotcharak.
14 Sep 2019 at 04:01
King urges action on floods
His Majesty the King has expressed concern over the flood situation and called on the government to speed up efforts to alleviate hardship for the victims, said Interior Minister Anupong Paojinda.
14 Sep 2019 at 04:01
Thamanat to sue 100 for defamation
Deputy Agriculture and Cooperatives Minister Thamanat Prompow, the coordinator of the coalition government, has vowed to file around 100 lawsuits against those who he believes have lied about his past.
14 Sep 2019 at 04:01
MPs urge charter change
A group of Palang Pracharath Party (PPRP) MPs yesterday tabled an urgent motion to the House of Representatives to push for amendments to the constitution.
14 Sep 2019 at 04:01
Ubon flood-watchers plan to be up all night
A night flood watch is under way in Ubon Ratchathani amid worries that more water will overflow the banks of the Moon River to exacerbate the situation in two districts already hard hit by floods.
13 Sep 2019 at 20:21
Village official accuses Khon Kaen police of assault
KHON KAEN: An assistant village head is seeking legal and disciplinary action against five police officers who he says assaulted him outside a restaurant.
13 Sep 2019 at 18:19
Japanese exec sentenced for bribing Thai official
TOKYO: A former executive of Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Ltd was found guilty on Friday of bribing a senior Thai official in connection with a power plant project in 2015.
13 Sep 2019 at 17:47
BJC Graphic presents cutting-edge printing and packaging technology at Pack Print International 2019
The 7th Pack Print International is back in town with world class, state-of-the-art printing and packaging innovations.
13 Sep 2019 at 17:37
“Origin Property” joins forces with public-private sectors to launch “Origin Smart City Rayong”
Thai government and public sectors are moving forward their smart city roadmap to have 100 smart cities around the country.
13 Sep 2019 at 17:21
Haze hits Hat Yai, face masks a must
SONGKHLA: The annual haze from forest fires in Indonesia is again making life unpleasant in parts of the South, with fine-dust readings in Songkhla and Satun once more at hazardous levels - a problem shared with neighbours Malaysia and Singapore.
13 Sep 2019 at 17:55
Online gambling alarms child advocates
The growing popularity of online games and e-sports among Thai youths and children is worrying child protection advocates about the possibility of exploitation in order to lure more young people into gambling.
13 Sep 2019 at 16:50
Somsak endorses push for sustainable investments
Thailand is aiming to be the first in Asia to have a national operation plan for the implementation of the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs), Justice Minister Somsak Thepsutin said on Friday.
13 Sep 2019 at 16:33
Thamanat to slap 100 lawsuits on critics
Deputy Agriculture and Cooperatives Minister Thamanat Prompow, known as the coordinator of the coalition government, has vowed to file around 100 lawsuits against those who he believes have lied about his past.
13 Sep 2019 at 17:20
Royal Thai Embassy in Brussels and The Thai Chamber of Commerce host business forum
The Royal Thai Embassy in Brussels together with The Thai Chamber of Commerce hosted a business forum on "Trade & Investment Opportunities between Thailand, Benelux Countries and France in Preparation for the Future Thai-EU FTA” in expectation of Thai-EU free trade agreement negotiations.
13 Sep 2019 at 15:26
Pope confirms Nov 20-23 Thailand visit
Pope Francis will visit Thailand and Japan in November in a visit expected to highlight his call for complete nuclear disarmament and honour the small Catholic communities in each country.
13 Sep 2019 at 14:58
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