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  • SET fell 32.64 to 1,526.92 at noon

    11 Dec 2014 : The Stock Exchange of Thailand main index went down 32.64 points, or 2.09%, to close at 1,526.92 points at the end of trading session this morning. The trade value was 42.16 billion baht, with 9.3 billion shares traded.

  • NZ man held over Buddha bar promo

    11 Dec 2014 : YANGON — A Yangon bar was shut down and its New Zealand manager set to appear in court today after he allegedly insulted religion by using an image of the Buddha wearing headphones in a promotional poster, police said.

  • Indian gem trader falls to death

    11 Dec 2014 : A 56-year-old Indian gem trader fell to his death from the eighth floor of a condominium on Charoenkrung Road in Bangkok on Thursday morning.

  • China seeks 100 runaway brides

    11 Dec 2014 : BEIJING - Chinese police are seeking more than 100 Vietnamese brides who vanished after marrying bachelors from a poor rural area, with reports saying Thursday an "organised ring" could be behind the disappearance.

  • Country music singer shot dead

    11 Dec 2014 : Country music singer Saengphet Saenganan was shot dead at a restaurant in Bang Bua Thong district of Nonthaburi province on Wednesday night.

  • Villagers upset over waste-energy plant

    11 Dec 2014 : PRACHIN BURI - Residents of a village renowned for its bamboo furniture staged a protest over construction of a waste-to-power plant in their community, and then walked out during a meeting with company representatives, on Wednesday.

  • Asian shares lower after Wall St tumble

    11 Dec 2014 : HONG KONG - Asian markets mostly sank again Thursday after Wall Street was hit by a further fall in oil prices, while the dollar edged up after tumbling against the yen.

  • Mum killed by falling board in mall

    11 Dec 2014 : KHON KAEN — A woman was killed and two others injured when a gypsum board fell from the fifth floor of a shopping mall building on Wednesday, police said.

  • SET down 15.96 to 1,543.60 points

    11 Dec 2014 : Thai stocks opened down 1.02% at the start of trade this morning.

  • Hacking threatens airline safety: ICAO

    11 Dec 2014 : MONTREAL - Cyber crime is a serious threat to safety in the skies, aviation industry heavyweights said, vowing to fight the growing scourge before it causes a catastrophic incident.

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