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  • Asia markets down on oil prices

    14 Jan 2015 : HONG KONG - Oil prices fell further on Wednesday, heading to six-year lows, while crude's weakness continues to test investor confidence, pushing the yen up and weighing on Asian equities.

  • 500K Sri Lankans attend Pope mass

    14 Jan 2015 : COLOMBO — Pope Francis pressed his call for Sri Lankan reconciliation Wednesday by canonizing the country's first saint as a model for national unity and visiting the war-ravaged north to pray at a shrine revered by both Sinhalese and Tamil faithful.

  • Chinese firm wants Dhara Dhevi rights

    14 Jan 2015 : A Chinese businessman filed a complaint with the Crime Suppression Division on Wednesday, claiming he had been deceived by a Thai company into paying 1.1 billion baht for a majority stake in a famous luxury Chiang Mai hotel and then denied management rights.

  • Local villagers reject Rohingya

    14 Jan 2015 : A vacant house in a police compound will be used as a shelter for 95 illegal Rohingya migrants after local Muslims in Nakhon Si Thammarat province refused to allow them to be housed near their communities.

  • SET rose 9.09 to 1,544.06 at noon

    14 Jan 2015 : The Stock Exchange of Thailand main index went up 9.09 points or 0.59% to close at 1,544.06 points at the end of trading session this morning. The trade value was 21.67 billion baht, with 8.88 billion shares traded.

  • Groups want Phuket cruise terminal

    14 Jan 2015 : Twenty-five private organisations are urging the government to build a dedicated cruise terminal in Phuket to better promote tourism, Finance Minister Sommai Phasi said.

  • Leprosy infections fall, severity rises

    14 Jan 2015 : The number of new leprosy infections has fallen, but a higher proportion of new patients are showing severe symptoms, permanent secretary for health Narong Sahamethapat said on Wednesday.

  • Trang forest poaching curbed

    14 Jan 2015 : Trang authorities took the most-aggressive legal action yet against illegal encroachment of public land in 2014, more than doubling the number of cases launched the prior year.

  • NPU president accused of malfeasance

    14 Jan 2015 : A vice president of Nakhon Phanom University has asked Crime Suppression Division police to take action against the NPU president and his associates for alleged malfeasance in providing unauthorised undergraduate and master’s degree courses outside the campus.

  • Pinyin creator at 109 seeks democracy

    14 Jan 2015 : Born when a Qing dynasty emperor was on the throne, the man who helped invent the Pinyin system used for writing Chinese worldwide turned 109 on Tuesday. But Zhou Youguang's outspoken support for democracy means his works are still censored by the ruling Communist party.

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