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  • Toyota still world's top automaker

    21 Jan 2015 : TOKYO - Toyota sold 10.23 million vehicles last year, it said Wednesday, outpacing General Motors and Volkswagen to remain the world's biggest automaker, but a shaky outlook for 2015 could see it lose the title to its German rival.

  • SET rose 2.19 to 1,537.28 at noon

    21 Jan 2015 : The Stock Exchange of Thailand main index went up 2.19 points or 0.14% to close at 1,537.28 points at the end of trading session this morning. The trade value was 24.44 billion baht, with 7.22 billion shares traded.

  • Ex-MP Karun jailed for defaming rival

    21 Jan 2015 : The Criminal Court on Wednesday found former Pheu Thai Bangkok MP Karun Hosakul guilty of defaming former Democrat Party MP Tankhun Jitt-itsara and sentenced him to 16 months in jail.

  • Residents block Khao Khitchakut road

    21 Jan 2015 : A conflict over the right to organise a festival celebrating the worship of a sacred Buddha footprint replica on Khao Khitchakut in Chanthaburi became increasingly tense after local residents blocked the entrance to the mountain with mounds of soil.

  • Woman jailed for accusing ex-minister

    21 Jan 2015 : The Supreme Court on Wednesday sentenced a woman to three years imprisonment and ordered her to pay one million baht compensation after finding her guilty of perjury and defamation in accusing former deputy interior minister Sombat Uthaisang of raping her.

  • Cambodia agrees to border redraw

    21 Jan 2015 : Cambodia has agreed to an official re-drawing of the border line for a watershed area near Ubon Ratchathani province that has been the centre of recent border tension, a 2nd Army official said Wednesday.

  • Boy felled by car door, hit by truck

    21 Jan 2015 : A young boy forced onto a busy road by a pickup parked on the footpath was knocked down when the driver opened his door as he passed, and fell in front of an oncoming truck that ran over him.

  • C'bodia seizes illegal Buddha statues

    21 Jan 2015 : Cambodian border officials arrested a group of men allegedly attempting to smuggle Buddha statues into the country from Thailand, a media report said Wednesday.

  • SET up 2.13 points at opening

    21 Jan 2015 : Thai stocks opened up 0.14% at the start of trade this morning.

  • Gold prices up B50 to B20,050

    21 Jan 2015 : The Gold Traders Association this morning announced buying prices at 19,662.52 baht per baht-weight for gold ornaments and 19,950 baht per baht-weight for gold bar.

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