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Crime reenactment
Sun, 24 Jun 2018 14:29:00 +0200
Police take Thanakrit Prakob, suspected of killing and dismembering his ex-girlfriend Laksana Kamlungkeng, for a crime re-enactment in Khlong Sam Wa district, Bangkok, on Sunday. — Apichit Jinakul
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5G trial to stream live virtual reality content in Singapore
Sun, 24 Jun 2018 13:16:00 +0200
SINGAPORE: The targeted roll-out of the 5G network in Singapore by 2020 is picking up pace, with M1 and Chinese tech giant Huawei announcing on Thursday that they will be conducting a live demonstration of a 360-degree virtual reality (VR) content broadcast...
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Man who 'killed, dismembered' girlfriend driven by jealousy
Sun, 24 Jun 2018 13:00:00 +0200
The man who allegedly killed his girlfriend and then dismembered her body, hiding her severed head in a backpack dumped in the bushes, was jealous after he decided to reunite with her ex-husband, police said on Sunday.
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Baht tests 7-month low on continued outflows
Sun, 24 Jun 2018 10:35:00 +0200
The baht will test its seven-month low this week as foreigners continue to move out of the currency on higher interest rates and an improved economic outlook in the United States.
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Politicians linked to electronic waste scams
Sun, 24 Jun 2018 06:57:00 +0200
An in-depth investigation is under way to bring both local and national politicians to justice after some are suspected to be involved in an illegal electronic waste recycling business operated by Chinese businessmen.
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Man suspected of killing woman, dismembering body arrested
Sun, 24 Jun 2018 06:48:00 +0200
Min Buri Police have arrested a man suspected to be the killer of a woman whose dismembered body parts were discovered in Khlong Sam Wa district in eastern Bangkok on Saturday afternoon.
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Pheu Thai still No.1 party in Thailand: Suan Dusit Poll
Sun, 24 Jun 2018 05:31:00 +0200
A majority of people say Pheu Thai is the "most interesting party" to them - among both new and old parties - according to Suan Dusit Poll.
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Grow-it-yourself school leads the way on lunches
Sun, 24 Jun 2018 05:00:00 +0200
School children can eat hearty and healthy meals without having to rely much on the state subsidy if they grow and raise their own food, as the Ban Koke Chamroen School in Prasat district of Surin has found.
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Majority want continued enforcement of death penalty: Nida Poll
Sun, 24 Jun 2018 04:36:00 +0200
A majority of people want the enforcement of the death penalty to continue, particularly on rape-murder convicts, according to an opinion survey carried out by the National Institute for Development Administration, or Nida Poll.
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ACT Party founder expects PDRC voters' support
Sun, 24 Jun 2018 02:00:00 +0200
Academic-turned-politician Anek Laothamatas has made it no secret that the party he founded, the Ruamphalang Prachachartthai Party, or the Action Coalition for Thailand (ACT), plans to gain political support from voters of the now-defunct People's Democratic...
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Playing games with democracy
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 23:40:00 +0200
Today in 1932, Thailand experienced a drastic transformation when a group of young soldiers and civilians known as the People's Party -- or Khana Ratsadorn -- staged the "Siamese Revolution" with an aspiration to introduce democracy to the country.
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Courtship rituals fail to impress
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 23:35:00 +0200
Thailand is on track to hold a long-awaited general election by February next year if everything goes as planned, with politicians resorting to tricks of old as the polling day nears.
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A walk in the Park
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 23:30:00 +0200
So the latest unchangeable, confirmed, guaranteed date of the 2015 Thailand general election isn't "definitely in February" after all, but some time in the next 371 days. To put it another way, voting will be, in the words of the country's official political...
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Any fool can criticise and several do
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 23:25:00 +0200
It is probably fair to say that whether it be in the realm of the theatre, cinema or literature, critics are not the most beloved people. British playwright John Osborne once observed: "Ask a working writer what he feels about critics is like asking a...
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Portrait of artistsas young craftsmen
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 23:00:00 +0200
The nostalgia of childhood, social problems and the hardships of life -- all count themselves among the themes spotlighted in an ongoing exhibition featuring selected works by Thai art students of all disciplines.
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Fighting for a way of life
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 23:00:00 +0200
The Supreme Administrative Court's ruling ordering the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation to pay 300,000 baht in compensation to six Karen people living in Kaeng Krachan National Park in Phetchaburi province is a mixed victory...
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Oxen to the races
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 23:00:00 +0200
>> The annual buffalo race in Chon Buri is a colourful event offering rare insight into the local culture associated with the country's best known beast of burden. The main attractions include a parade of international costumes worn by buffaloes and a...
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Mynx under fire in pregnancy row, Noom denies straying, Armed for battle
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 23:00:00 +0200
Mynx insists she is expecting
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Germany 2-1 Sweden, on dramatic Kroos goal
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 22:19:00 +0200
SOCHI, Russia: A dramatic stoppage-time goal from Toni Kroos gave holders Germany a 2-1 win over Sweden on Saturday to keep alive their hopes of qualifying for the World Cup last 16.
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Deal sealed in France for U-tapao Airbus hub
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 12:01:00 +0200
Executives of Thai Airways International and Airbus have signed an agreement to jointly invest in an Airbus maintenance centre at U-Tapao airport at a ceremony witnessed by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha in Toulouse, France.
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2018 Mini Hatch and Convertible facelift: Thai pricing and specs
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 06:46:00 +0200
Mini Thailand has introduced the facelifted models of the Hatch and Convertible featuring some tweaks in design and powertrain.
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Opposites attract
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 05:51:46 +0200
Jong-hyun competes with Jung-shin
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Go wild
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 05:51:46 +0200
Travel show returns for second season
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Pheu Thai will win poll, predicts Thaksin
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 03:00:00 +0200
Pheu Thai de-facto leader Thaksin Shinawatra remains confident that the party will win the next general election and capture more seats than in previous polls.
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Most important news of Thailand:
Crime reenactment
Sun, 24 Jun 2018 14:29:00 +0200
Police take Thanakrit Prakob, suspected of killing and dismembering his ex-girlfriend Laksana Kamlungkeng, for a crime re-enactment in Khlong Sam Wa district, Bangkok, on Sunday. — Apichit Jinakul
© Bangkok Post
Baht tests 7-month low on continued outflows
Sun, 24 Jun 2018 10:35:00 +0200
The baht will test its seven-month low this week as foreigners continue to move out of the currency on higher interest rates and an improved economic outlook in the United States.
© Bangkok Post
Man suspected of killing woman, dismembering body arrested
Sun, 24 Jun 2018 06:48:00 +0200
Min Buri Police have arrested a man suspected to be the killer of a woman whose dismembered body parts were discovered in Khlong Sam Wa district in eastern Bangkok on Saturday afternoon.
© Bangkok Post
Playing games with democracy
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 23:40:00 +0200
Today in 1932, Thailand experienced a drastic transformation when a group of young soldiers and civilians known as the People's Party -- or Khana Ratsadorn -- staged the "Siamese Revolution" with an aspiration to introduce democracy to the country.
© Bangkok Post
Courtship rituals fail to impress
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 23:35:00 +0200
Thailand is on track to hold a long-awaited general election by February next year if everything goes as planned, with politicians resorting to tricks of old as the polling day nears.
© Bangkok Post
A walk in the Park
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 23:30:00 +0200
So the latest unchangeable, confirmed, guaranteed date of the 2015 Thailand general election isn't "definitely in February" after all, but some time in the next 371 days. To put it another way, voting will be, in the words of the country's official political...
© Bangkok Post
Fighting for a way of life
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 23:00:00 +0200
The Supreme Administrative Court's ruling ordering the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation to pay 300,000 baht in compensation to six Karen people living in Kaeng Krachan National Park in Phetchaburi province is a mixed victory...
© Bangkok Post
Oxen to the races
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 23:00:00 +0200
>> The annual buffalo race in Chon Buri is a colourful event offering rare insight into the local culture associated with the country's best known beast of burden. The main attractions include a parade of international costumes worn by buffaloes and a...
© Bangkok Post
Germany 2-1 Sweden, on dramatic Kroos goal
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 22:19:00 +0200
SOCHI, Russia: A dramatic stoppage-time goal from Toni Kroos gave holders Germany a 2-1 win over Sweden on Saturday to keep alive their hopes of qualifying for the World Cup last 16.
© Bangkok Post
Deal sealed in France for U-tapao Airbus hub
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 12:01:00 +0200
Executives of Thai Airways International and Airbus have signed an agreement to jointly invest in an Airbus maintenance centre at U-Tapao airport at a ceremony witnessed by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha in Toulouse, France.
© Bangkok Post
Xiaomi plans huge HK IPO
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 10:17:00 +0200
HONG KONG: The Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp says it hopes to raise around US$6.1 billion in its initial public offering in Hong Kong, which will be the territory's biggest IPO in two years.
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Justices adopt digital-age privacy rules to track phones
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 08:30:00 +0200
WASHINGTON: Police generally need a warrant to look at records that reveal where cellphone users have been, the Supreme Court ruled Friday in a big victory for privacy interests in the digital age.
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Xiaomi seeks to raise $6.1bn in Hong Kong IPO
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 07:30:00 +0200
SEOUL: Xiaomi Corp said it seeks to raise up to $6.1 billion in its initial public offering next week that would value the Chinese smartphone maker at as much as $70.3 billion.
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2018 Mini Hatch and Convertible facelift: Thai pricing and specs
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 06:46:00 +0200
Mini Thailand has introduced the facelifted models of the Hatch and Convertible featuring some tweaks in design and powertrain.
© Bangkok Post
Opposites attract
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 05:51:46 +0200
Jong-hyun competes with Jung-shin
© Bangkok Post
Go wild
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 05:51:46 +0200
Travel show returns for second season
© Bangkok Post
Pheu Thai will win poll, predicts Thaksin
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 03:00:00 +0200
Pheu Thai de-facto leader Thaksin Shinawatra remains confident that the party will win the next general election and capture more seats than in previous polls.
© Bangkok Post
Minister flunks test
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 23:00:00 +0200
Education Minister Teerakiat Jareonsettasin has been barking up the wrong tree. In making his recent demands to the organiser of the 2018 Programme for International Student Assessment (Pisa), the minister seemed more anxious about the rankings of Thai...
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Knives are out in death penalty row
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 23:00:00 +0200
To execute or not to execute, the question weighed on Thai society in the past week with the force of righteous anger. It is a tough question, one that lays bare the complex intersection of morality, law, religion, belief, value, and even the position...
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UN envoy averts possible military coup in Myanmar
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 23:00:00 +0200
A UN envoy has inadvertently acted as a peacemaker between Myanmar's top civilian leader, State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi and the army commander, Senior General Min Aung Hlaing. Tension between the two leaders has been simmering since their confrontation...
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King doesn't want lavish coronation
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 23:00:00 +0200
His Majesty the King has commanded his coronation ceremony be held economically, according to Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha.
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A career driven by pride and purpose
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 23:00:00 +0200
His parents' example instilled a passion for civil service in Ekniti Nitithanprapas, who quickly rose through the ranks to take over the top job at the Revenue Department, the Finance Ministry's largest tax-collecting unit, at a relatively young age.
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TAT entices British with food campaign
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 23:00:00 +0200
The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) will launch a campaign called Eat Thai, Visit Thai for the British market to boost Thailand's lucrative gastronomy tourism and increase first-time visitors.
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Techsauce summit susses out next SE Asia startup wave
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 23:00:00 +0200
Deep tech, blockchain, artificial intelligence (AI) and platform sharing (platformisation) are the next wave of startup industries in Southeast Asia, say analysts at Techsauce Global Summit 2018, a Bangkok conference being held yesterday and today.
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SME Bank offers B58bn in loans
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 23:00:00 +0200
The state-owned Small and Medium Enterprise Development Bank of Thailand (SME Bank) is offering low-rate loans worth a combined 58 billion baht to family-owned business operators turned juristic persons, farm processing entrepreneurs and innovative small-business...
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