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  • OccupyHK 'over' as last site cleared

    15 Dec 2014 : HONG KONG - Hong Kong's leader declared an end to more than 11 weeks of sit-in protests by pro-democracy demonstrators after police cleared the last remaining camp and arrested a handful of peaceful protesters Monday.

  • Sydney consulate warns local Thais

    15 Dec 2014 : The consulate-general in Sydney on Monday advised Thais to leave the central business district due to on-going hostage situation while Thai authorities remain confident of safety in the kingdom.

  • Thailand’s shares plunge 7%

    15 Dec 2014 : Thailand’s benchmark stock index headed for its biggest loss in 11 months as energy companies slumped on a rout in crude and investors speculated this year’s rally was excessive relative to earnings prospects.

  • Village votes to expel 48 HIV patients

    15 Dec 2014 : A village in Chon Buri has voted to expel a charity that is housing 48 HIV positive patients in its care facility there, NGO officials said Monday.

  • Executed Chinese teen found innocent

    15 Dec 2014 : BEIJING - A Chinese teenager executed after being convicted of murder and rape 18 years ago was declared innocent by a court Monday, in a rare overturning of a wrongful conviction.

  • Philippines charges marine for murder

    15 Dec 2014 : Philippine prosecutors on Monday filed murder charges against a US Marine accused of killing a Filipino transgender woman, in a case that has fanned anti-American sentiment.

  • Crown Bureau acts on request

    15 Dec 2014 : The Crown Property Bureau has acted upon a request to allocate funds to Than Phuying Srirasm Suwadee, formerly princess Srirasm, as desired by His Royal Highness Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn, according to Finance Minister Sommai Phasee.

  • Biker falls from bridge, hit by car, lives

    15 Dec 2014 : RATCHABURI — An unlicensed 15-year-old motorcyclist had a lucky escape when he was tossed from an overpass, fell to the road below and was hit by a car on Sunday, police said.

  • SET fell 44.74 to 1,470.21 at noon

    15 Dec 2014 : The Stock Exchange of Thailand main index went down 44.74 points, or 2.95%, to close at 1,470.21 points at the end of trading session this morning. The trade value was 42.26 billion baht, with 19.35 billion shares traded.

  • Strict tax checks on govt officials

    15 Dec 2014 : The Finance Ministry has ordered the Revenue Department and the Comptroller General's Department to be strict in ensuring that all government officials pay the full income tax they are liable to, in the face of an expected shortfall in tax revenue collection.

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