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  • SET closes up 4.77 to 1,598.66

    24 Feb 2015 : The Stock Exchange of Thailand's main index rose by 0.30% or 4.77 points to 1,598.61 on Tuesday.

  • 54 illegal Myanmar migrants nabbed

    24 Feb 2015 : Police and soldiers on Tuesday stopped a convoy of eight cars loaded with 54 illegal Myanmar migrant workers in Ayutthaya's Bang Pahan district, according to Col Ronnawut Ruangsawat.

  • High-tech 100-baht notes Thursday

    24 Feb 2015 : New high-tech 100-baht banknotes will be released Thursday with features to stem counterfeiting and increase accessibility.

  • Booze, smokes prices set for 2% rise

    24 Feb 2015 : Prices for beer, alcohol and cigarettes likely will go up several baht next month as producers pass on a new 2% sports tax.

  • Deported Cambodian claim visa scam

    24 Feb 2015 : Immigration officials deported 22 Cambodian migrant workers, telling them they not only had the wrong visas, but the documents had already expired.

  • 6 arrested, 25kg crystal meth seized

    24 Feb 2015 : Six people were arrested and 25 kilogrammes of crystal methamphetamine seized in Nakhon Pathom province on Monday night, police said.

  • M79 rounds found in Phitsanulok

    24 Feb 2015 : Villagers hunting paddy rats found 18 rounds for an M79 grenade launcher and two 60mm mortar rounds dumped in scrub near a creek in tambon Sanamkhli of Bang Krathum district, Phitsanulok province, on Tuesday morning.

  • Per-second calls 'cost more'

    24 Feb 2015 : People actually end up paying more for calls under packages offered by crafty mobile phone operators charging the new per second rates, according to the consumer protection panel that campaigned for the change from rounded-up per minute rates.

  • Critics tear their hair over Najib's wife

    24 Feb 2015 : KUALA LUMPUR - The wife of Malaysia's prime minister, who is widely mocked over reports of her taste for luxury, drew fresh scorn on Tuesday after she complained about the rising cost of house calls from hairdressers and tailors.

  • Household debt seen at 88% of GDP

    24 Feb 2015 : Household debt will continue to rise to a range of 87% and 88% of gross domestic product this year before slowing down, supported by the recovering economy, according to the National Economic and Social Development Board (NESDB).

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