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  • 'Birdman,' 'Budapest' top Oscar nods

    16 Jan 2015 : Dark comedy "Birdman" and stylish crime caper "The Grand Budapest Hotel" topped the Oscars nominations list Thursday with nine each, firing the starting gun on the home stretch of Hollywood's awards race.

  • SET down 6.81 points at opening

    16 Jan 2015 : Thai stocks opened down 0.45% at the start of trade this morning.

  • Gold prices rose B350 to B19,500

    16 Jan 2015 : The Gold Traders Association this morning announced buying prices at 19,116.76 baht per baht-weight for gold ornaments and 19,400 baht per baht-weight for gold bar.

  • BoT sees slower pace of NPL growth

    16 Jan 2015 : Overall bad loans are expected to rise at a slow pace this year due to improved economic prospects, while the recovery momentum will help annual loan growth expand by 7%, says a senior Bank of Thailand official.

  • religion

    Wat Sa Ket abbot gets SSC chop

    16 Jan 2015 : The acting Supreme Patriarch has dismissed Phra Phromsuthi, the abbot of Wat Sa Ket, from the Supreme Sangha Council (SSC) — the clergy’s governing body.

  • CDC nods restrictions on street rallies

    16 Jan 2015 : The Constitution Drafting Committee (CDC) has approved stricter legal measures in the new charter to curb street protests.

  • city

    BMA gears up for 5 new walking streets

    16 Jan 2015 : City Hall is preparing five areas in the capital to host new "walking streets".

  • Ministry stands firm on oil concessions

    16 Jan 2015 : The Energy Ministry will proceed with the 21st round of bidding on concessions for oil and gas exploration and production, despite strong opposition from activists.

  • Japan direct investment in China drops

    16 Jan 2015 : BEIJING - Japan's direct investment in China in 2014 dropped 38.8% from the previous year to US$4.33 billion, the Commerce Ministry said Thursday.

  • 2015 SET outlook dips for analysts

    16 Jan 2015 : Analysts slightly lowered their consensus for the SET index forecast at the end of this year to 1,670 points from 1,698 as the oil price slump will hit the net profit of energy and petrochemical stocks.

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