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  • education

    Tutorial schools eyed for tax hit

    12 Dec 2014 : Permanent secretary for education Suthasri Wongsamarn will hold talks with the Finance and Commerce ministries about taxing highly profitable tutorial schools.

  • PM woos Korean investors

    12 Dec 2014 : Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha is encouraging investors from South Korea to invest more in Thailand's key industries. 

  • automobiles

    Motor show bookings increase

    12 Dec 2014 : Kwanchai Paphatphong is quite happy with car bookings at the country's main annual motor show this year despite the number falling short of its target.

  • Sony admits racist Obama emails

    12 Dec 2014 : LOS ANGELES - Beleaguered studio Sony Pictures apologised Thursday for racially insensitive remarks about President Barack Obama in company emails, the latest in a series of leaks that have left Hollywood reeling.

  • CIA chief goes public, defends agents

    12 Dec 2014 : WASHINGTON - CIA spymaster John Brennan was to confront his agency's legacy of torture head-on Thursday, staging a rare news conference to defend his officers' brutal response to the September 11 attacks.

  • Malaysia stun Vietnam, gain final

    12 Dec 2014 : HANOI: Malaysia scored four first-half goals as they trounced Vietnam 4-2 at My Dinh Stadium on Thursday to advance to face Thailand at the AFF Suzuki Cup final for the second time in four years.

  • Court rejects Sudathip's bail

    11 Dec 2014 : The Criminal Court on Thursday rejected a bail request for the wife of a former Samut Sakhon Immigration Police chief who is facing a lese majeste charge.

  • Missing Lao activist not forgotten

    11 Dec 2014 : The number of days since Sombath Somphone went missing are marked on a website created especially for him, but they also are a painful reminder to his wife and his supporters of his disappearance more than two years ago.

  • Bribery 'greases trafficking wheels'

    11 Dec 2014 : KANCHANABURI — A Myanmar man arrested for smuggling Myanmar migrant workers into Thailand accused officials at the Ban Pu Nam Ron-Htee Ki border checkpoint and many local policemen of taking bribe money from his gang.

  • Abe set to win majority: poll

    11 Dec 2014 : TOKYO - Japan's ruling coalition headed by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is set to sweep elections this weekend, retaining its unassailable two-thirds majority and crushing a divided and demoralised opposition, polls showed Thursday.

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