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  • Japan PM vows to 'never forgive' after IS hostage killing claim

    01 Feb 2015 : TOKYO - A visibly upset Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Sunday vowed to "never forgive terrorists" after the Islamic State group released a video purportedly showing the beheading of hostage Kenji Goto.

  • Thailand kick off against Honduras

    01 Feb 2015 : Nakhon Ratchasima: Striker Adisak Kraisorn has been ruled out for the King’s Cup as Thailand will begin their campaign in the annual tournament against Honduras today.

  • Young sailors shine in Pattaya

    01 Feb 2015 : A total of 67 young sailors descended on the Royal Varuna Yacht Club for the Admiral’s Cup 2015, a competition regarded as the second-biggest junior event in Thailand, testing the most talented competitors in the Kingdom including those who represented Thailand at the 2014 Asian Games and Optimist World Championships.

  • Prayad leads by three shots after third round at Singha Masters

    01 Feb 2015 : Chiang Rai: Veteran Prayad Marksaeng shot a two-under-par 70 in the third round yesterday to take a three-shot lead at the five-million-baht Singha Masters.

  • Networth

    Bringing your UK pension to sunnier climes

    01 Feb 2015 : In our last article on UK private pension liberalisation, we looked at schemes in the UK and how they are affected by the latest government regulations. From April 6, 2015, any private pension scheme held in the UK may be liquidated and the entire pot withdrawn. While this is a very attractive option for many, the reality is that income tax will be levied on these proceeds at the individual’s marginal tax rate for that year. As a consequence, taking the pot in one go will not be as tax-efficient as taking staged drawdowns each year, or as required.

  • Slain student's body to be flown home

    01 Feb 2015 : The body of a Thai PhD student will be flown home from the US after she was found shot dead on Friday in an apparent murder-suicide in her apartment in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

  • Police enlist Interpol to track UK murder suspect

    01 Feb 2015 : Police will ask Interpol for help in the hunt for a British man suspected of killing a Thai waitress, stuffing her body in a suitcase and dumping it into the Mae Klong river in Kanchanaburi.

  • Teens sought for beer death

    01 Feb 2015 : Sa Kaeo: Police say they have identified the group of teenagers who killed a woman by throwing beer bottles at her.

  • The need for compassion when lives are on the line

    01 Feb 2015 : ‘Hello, I need someone to talk to. Who wants to talk to me?” asked Sai. “I have a secret that I can’t tell, not even to my family members.”

  • NLA wants US envoy to 'explain'

    01 Feb 2015 : The coup-installed National Legislative Assembly has invited the US charge d’affaires in Bangkok to explain his country’s involvement in Thai politics.

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