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  1. 11. news | 23 Jan 2015

    Saudi buries King Abdullah, Salman takes throne

    By AFP

    » RIYADH - Saudi Arabia buried King Abdullah Friday as foreign leaders gathered in the capital for the funeral of the ruler of the world's top oil exporter and the spiritual home of Islam.

  2. 12. news | 23 Jan 2015

    Saudi King Abdullah: patient reformer who battled hardliners

    By AFP

    » Saudi King Abdullah was in his early 80s when he ascended the throne in 2005 but he sprang into action in a campaign to free the kingdom from dependence on oil and the influence of hardline Islamists.

  3. 13. news | 14 Jan 2015

    Pinyin creator at 109 seeks democracy

    By AFP

    » Born when a Qing dynasty emperor was on the throne, the man who helped invent the Pinyin system used for writing Chinese worldwide turned 109 on Tuesday. But Zhou Youguang's outspoken support for democracy means his...

  4. 14. learning | 23 Jul 2013

    It's a boy for Kate and William (updated)

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Prince William and his wife Kate have given their royal son a name. It's George Alexander Louis who is third in line to the British throne.

  5. 15. lifestyle | 29 Jan 2015

    A Night to Remember

    CONCERT review

    By Ung-Aang Talay, Newspaper section: Life

    » Mozart, Brahms and Beethoven: three safe choices for a concert here in Bangkok. And the sellout audience that filled the Main Hall of the Thailand Cultural Centre on Tuesday to hear pianist Krystian Zimerman and the Bang...

  6. 16. news | 26 Jan 2015

    City losses mount in fire trucks case

    CORRUPTION

    By Supoj Wancharoen, Newspaper section: News

    » The verdict in City Hall's lengthy court battle with an Austrian supplier over its ill-fated fire truck procurement nine years ago is out.

  7. 17. news | 24 Jan 2015

    Baseball's Ernie Banks, 'Mr Cub', dies at 83

    By AFP

    » CHICAGO - Hall of Fame infielder Ernie Banks, who was affectionately dubbed "Mr Cub" by the Wrigley Field faithful, passed away Friday. He was 83.

  8. 18. travel | 22 Jan 2015

    Free boat rides to temples

    Away

    By Pichaya Svasti, Newspaper section: Life

    » Every weekend and on public holidays, two free five-hour boat trips to nine temples on and around Koh Kret in Nonthaburi province will be held per day for those wanting to know more about the way of life, art and culture...

  9. 19. news | 19 Jan 2015

    BMA offers shelter from the storm

    SPECIAL REPORT

    By Supoj Wancharoen, Newspaper section: News

    » Homelessness is a long-standing problem in Thailand, but City Hall believes it could be a short-term problem for many. A temporary shelter called Baan Imjai opened to help those in need in 2012.

  10. 20. news | 18 Jan 2015

    BMA claims victory over fire truck scam

    By Supoj Wancharoen, Newspaper section: News

    » The Court of Conciliation and Arbitration in Geneva has ordered an Austrian fire truck supplier to pay €20.5 million in damages to Bangkok City Hall over a procurement contract it said was plagued with graft.

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