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  • Shiga bank to work with Canadia

    02 Dec 2014 : OSAKA — Japanese regional bank Shiga Bank said that it will join hands with major Cambodian bank Canadia Bank Plc by the end of the month to gain access to economic information in the Southeast Asian country to provide to Japanese companies.

  • Many conscripts illiterate drug users

    02 Dec 2014 : More than half of the latest batch of military conscripts were found to be drug users or small-time dealers, along with a high level of illiteracy, to the dismay of the 2nd Army Region commander.

  • Worried villagers want road cancelled

    02 Dec 2014 : Villagers in 11 tambons of Chiang Mai and Lamphun fear they will not get enough compensation if their land is expropriated for a new road between the two provinces, and want the project cancelled, Manager Online reported.

  • SET fell 4.29 to 1,589.53 at noon

    02 Dec 2014 : The Stock Exchange of Thailand main index went down 4.29 points, or 0.27%, to close at 1,589.53 points at the end of trading session this morning. The trade value was 24.58 billion baht, with 6.54 billion shares traded.

  • Army chief: South well under control

    02 Dec 2014 : The situation in the far South is well under control and the unrest escalates only whenever the government makes progress in its moves to bring about peace, army chief and Deputy Defence Minister Udomdej Sitabutr said on Tuesday.

  • Vietnam holds blogger for 'bad content'

    02 Dec 2014 : HANOI - Vietnamese police have detained a blogger for posting comments critical of the communist government in the latest crackdown on dissent.

  • 11 tourists hurt in Pattaya accident

    02 Dec 2014 : Thirteen people, 11 tourists and two Thais, were injured when a public songtaew pickup truck was rammed from behind at a traffic light in Pattaya township, Chon Buri,in the early hours of Tuesday.

  • Doctor's bomb joke costs him $90k

    02 Dec 2014 : MIAMI, USA - A doctor thought it might be funny to crack a joke about a bomb in his luggage. Instead, he partly forced the evacuation of Miami International airport, and earned an almost $90,000 fine.

  • health

    Malaria fight to tackle parasites

    02 Dec 2014 : Health Ministry officials say Thailand is now shifting its strategy in the fight against malaria, turning from focusing on efforts to control the disease to trying to eliminate it altogether.

  • Fire guts palm oil factory warehouse

    02 Dec 2014 : A fire raged through a palm oil factory in Samut Sakhon province early on Tuesday, sending panicked workers fleeing for their safety, with one sustaining burns.

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