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  • Nopporn out; WEH taps new CEO

    16 Dec 2014 : Thailand's biggest developer of wind farms, Wind Energy Holdings, has appointed a new chief executive, the company said Tuesday.

  • Search for insurgents nets 2 arrests

    16 Dec 2014 : Two suspected militants were arrested Tuesday after military and police laid siege to a house in Narathiwat province's Rangae district where Amran Ming, a leading insurgent wanted for more than 10 criminal and security-related offenses, was believed to be hiding.

  • McDonald's Japan rations chips

    16 Dec 2014 : TOKYO - McDonald's in Japan said Tuesday it is having to ration french fries, despite having airlifted in more than 1,000 tonnes of potatoes, as eateries grapple with a crippling chip shortage.

  • 66 journalists killed on job in past year

    16 Dec 2014 : PARIS - Attacks on journalists have grown more barbaric and kidnappings have soared, Reporters Without Borders said Tuesday, after a year when violence against the media took centre stage and 66 reporters were killed.

  • BOT: No need to shore up baht, SET

    16 Dec 2014 : The Bank of Thailand sees no necessity for special measures in response to the baht's depreciation and falling prices on the Stock Exchange of Thailand, central bank governor Prasarn Trairatvorakul said on Tuesday.

  • Drunk driving monk caught speeding

    16 Dec 2014 : A 40-year-old monk dressed as a layman was arrested for drunk driving after he sped through a police checkpoint in downtown Chiang Mai early Tuesday.

  • SET fell 29.64 to 1,448.85 at noon

    16 Dec 2014 : The Stock Exchange of Thailand main index went down 29.64 points, or 2%, to close at 1,448.85 points at the end of trading session this morning. The trade value was 38.06 billion baht, with 10.74 billion shares traded.

  • Unlicensed ambulances must register

    16 Dec 2014 : Operators of emergency services ambulances must ensure their vehicles are properly licensed with the Metropolitan Police Bureau's traffic division, or be subject to legal action, Pol Maj Gen Adul Narongsak, Metropolitan Police deputy chief in charge of the city's traffic, warned on Tuesday.

  • Cold spell expected in upper Thailand

    16 Dec 2014 : Temperatures in the upper North and Northeast are likely to remain below 15 degrees Cenlsius over the next few days, with overnight frosts in some areas, with heavy rain expected in the South, the Meteorological Department warned on Tuesday.

  • Seoul to punish airline over 'nut rage'

    16 Dec 2014 : SEOUL - South Korea said on Tuesday it could fine Korean Air up to $2 million after the daughter of its chief executive delayed a flight by throwing a tantrum over some nuts.

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