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  1. 21. news | 21 Dec 2014

    Mass conversion in India PM's home state sparks anger

    By AFP

    » AHMEDABAD (INDIA) - Hardline Hindu groups came under fire Sunday after some 200 Christians were converted in the Indian prime minister's home state, amid increasing concern at the right-wing government's percei...

  2. 22. news | 17 Dec 2014

    Three state enterprises urged to finalise business rehab plans


    By Amornrat Mahitthirook, Newspaper section: News

    » Three loss-ridden state enterprise agencies are being urged to finalise their business rehabilitation plans this month so they can be forwarded to the “superboard” for consideration early next year.

  3. 23. news | 15 Dec 2014

    Chinese who attacked plane crew 'barbarians': state media

    By AFP

    » BEIJING - Chinese state-run media branded four unruly air passengers "barbarians" Monday after they scalded an air hostess and threatened to blow up a plane, in the latest embarrassment by the country's travellers.

  4. 24. news | 11 Dec 2014

    China bureaucrat gets death for graft

    By AFP

    » BEIJING - China has sentenced the head of a state-owned company to death for corruption involving nearly 400 million yuan ($64.8 million), state media reported, in a rare instance of an official being condemned to die.

  5. 25. news | 10 Dec 2014

    Bus agency chief named SRT governor

    By Amornrat Mahitthirook

    » The president of interprovincial-bus state enterprise Transport Co has been named the new governor of the State Railway of Thailand.

  6. 26. news | 10 Dec 2014

    Kerry calls for new three-year war powers to fight IS

    By AFP

    » WASHINGTON - US Secretary of State John Kerry Tuesday urged lawmakers to adopt a new legal authorization to underpin military action against Islamic State militants for at least three years.

  7. 27. business | 06 Dec 2014

    State urged to cut TOT, CAT stakes

    By Komsan Tortermvasana, Newspaper section: Business

    » The Finance Ministry should reduce its shareholding stake in the two state telecoms and allow participation by private ones, says the Thailand Development Research Institute (TDRI).

  8. 28. news | 04 Dec 2014

    Kerry backs 'any' Iran strikes at IS

    By AFP

    » BRUSSELS - US Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday welcomed any Iranian military action against Islamic State jihadists in Iraq as "positive" after the Pentagon said Tehran had carried out air strikes against the g...

  9. 29. news | 03 Dec 2014

    US-led coalition 'halting Islamic State's advance'

    By AFP

    » The US-led coalition against the Islamic State group said Wednesday it was finally stopping the advance of the jihadists across Iraq and Syria, but warned it could take years to finally defeat them.

  10. 30. news | 02 Dec 2014

    TDRI urges curbs on state advertising

    By Manop Thip-Osod, Newspaper section: News

    » A new law to control state advertising and public relations spending is needed to prevent political office-holders from employing media to promote themselves, its backers say.

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