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  • missing activistPair retract statements in 'Billy' case

    30 Jan 2015 : Witnesses who said they saw forest officials releasing missing activist Porlajee Rakchongcharoen have now retracted their statements, police said.

  • Prayut seeks to snuff out coup opposition revival

    30 Jan 2015 : Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has again threatened to summon anyone making comments that stir up political conflict, in a move aimed at discouraging a revival of anti-coup sentiments.  

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  • Museum of fake goods in Bangkok

    25 Dec 2014 : See the most unusual and most fascinating display of fake products in Bangkok, and learn how to spot an imitation yourself. 

  • Roles of directors and shareholders

    25 Dec 2014 : Directors and shareholders in a private limited liability company have different roles. Watch the video to find out the major differences.

  • US: Election delay 'unwise and unjustified'

    25 Dec 2014 : WASHINGTON - A four-month delay in holding a general election is "unwise and unjustified", the US State Department said after being briefed officially on the new schedule by the government.

  • Charter drafters back MMP system

    25 Dec 2014 : The Constitution Drafting Committee (CDC) has decided to drop the current electoral system of MPs, opting for a German-style voting system which is likely to blunt the power of big parties and encourage coalition government.

  • New MP election method approved

    24 Dec 2014 : The Constitution Drafting Committee on Wednesday accepted the mixed-member proportional (MMP) System for electing members of parliament, which involves a combination of constituency and party-list representatives.

  • Industry official gets death sentence

    24 Dec 2014 : CHACHOENGSAO — The Chachoengsao court has handed down the death sentence against a C-8 Industry Ministry official for ordering the 2013 killing of a phuyaiban (village chief) who was leading protests against toxic waste dumping.

  • Koh Chang beach vendors face new year's crackdown

    24 Dec 2014 : Koh Chang officials plan to launch a new year crackdown on beachfront transportation operators and motorcycle-rental agents in order to reclaim public property, ensure tourists aren’t cheated and to preserve the environment.

  • Prison denied ill son crucial healthcare, says father

    24 Dec 2014 : TRANG — A 19-year-old with genetic anaemia serving a jail sentence in Trang has been in a coma since at least Monday, and the boy's father has accused prison authorities of repeatedly denying him needed medical care.

  • TAT pushes enforcement of 15-day vacation

    24 Dec 2014 : The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has proposed the Labour Ministry enforce an existing law so that all workers get 15 days of vacation each year.

  • Leasing a condominium

    24 Dec 2014 : Many expats who have come to Thailand find that leasing a condominium unit is a popular choice. There is a variety of reasons why expats choose to lease rather than buy a condominium unit.

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