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06 Dec 2013 : Thursday night’s candlelight ceremony at Sanam Luang to celebrate His Majesty the King’s 86th birthday led by Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra was shown live by all free-to-air TV stations and attracted a big crowd, mostly government officials - but it was less than half the story.
06 Dec 2013 : JOHANNESBURG - Nelson Mandela, the revered icon of the anti-apartheid struggle in South Africa and one of the towering political figures of the 20th century, has died aged 95.
24 Oct 2013 : The Airports of Thailand board of directors has agreed on the need to raise the airport departure tax for both domestic and international passengers by 100 baht, AoT Chairman Sita Divari said on Thursday.
24 Oct 2013 : Electronic ticketing of vehicles will be introduced in Bangkok next year as part of a policy of strict enforcement of traffic laws to reduce congestion and the number of road accidents in the capital, police said on Thursday.
24 Oct 2013 : So it’s simply a matter of interpreting Thaksin Shinawatra’s corruption conviction as a politically related crime, which of course it is. How can political corruption not be politically related? Then give him amnesty and return his 46 billion baht, along with a pat on the shoulder, saying, "sorry old boy, carry on".
24 Oct 2013 : Deposed premier Thaksin Shinawatra has expressed his support for the controversial amnesty bill, saying the country needs "resetting back to zero" for the sake of future generations.
24 Oct 2013 : The Education Ministry wants to increase the number of vocational students by 75,600 next year to serve industrial demands and economic growth.
23 Oct 2013 : TOKYO - The number of foreign visitors to Japan in September surged 31.7% from the year before to 867,000, breaking the record for the month, the Japan National Tourism Organisation (JNTO) said Wednesday.
23 Oct 2013 : PAKSE - A body wearing a PTT Plc uniform was found in the Mekong River and the identity verified on Wednesday as the remains of the missing fifth Thai passenger on the Lao Airlines plane that crashed near Pakse on Oct 16.
23 Oct 2013 : A Thai company owned by consumer goods giant Unilever has rejected accusations of discrimination after its competition featuring a skin whitener and offering university "scholarships" was seen as favouring paler-skinned students.
23 Oct 2013 : The ruling Pheu Thai Party has vowed to push through the controversial version of the amnesty bill offering a blanket reprieve to all those involved in the 2010 political violence despite fierce resistance from several quarters, including some red-shirt leaders.
23 Oct 2013 : The roadside push-cart coffee vendor being sued by US coffee giant Starbucks for trademark infringement says he is willing to go to jail but will not remove his logo.