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13 Dec 2013 : Sorrow and solidarity marked the cremation of the third red-shirt supporter killed in political violence earlier this month.
13 Dec 2013 : Business leaders agree that Thailand is badly in need of reforms but deciding which problems should be tackled first is the hard part.
22 Oct 2013 : The bodies of three Thai passengers killed in the Lao Airlines crash near Pakse in southern Laos returned home on Tuesday afternoon aboard an air force plane.
22 Oct 2013 : Tha cabinet has approved a bilateral agreement eliminating visas for Thai and Myanmar citizens making short-term visits by air.
22 Oct 2013 : The Appeals Court on Tuesday acquitted Wisuk Setsawat, owner of White and Brothers (2003) Co which ran Santika Pub, of gross negligence leading to deaths and injuries and causing damage to property in connection with the New Year's eve fire on Dec 31, 2008.
22 Oct 2013 : The mathematics is simple and straightforward. When you buy something such as a pack of rice at 200 baht and you sell it at 150 baht, the loss is 50 baht. And if there were other costs too, then the loss will be higher.
22 Oct 2013 : Former deputy prime minister and finance minister Pridiyathorn Devakula has repeated his call for the government to scrap the rice-pledging scheme, saying the project could incur more losses than he earlier estimated.
LAOS AIR CRASH
22 Oct 2013 : PAKSE : Relatives of three Thai passengers killed in the Lao Airlines crash in Pakse last week are demanding compensation from an insurance firm.
22 Oct 2013 : When a small group of protesters broke off from the People's Democratic Force to Overthrow Thaksinism (Pefot) and regrouped under the Network of Students and People for Reform of Thailand near the Uruphong intersection, the move was met with scepticism.
22 Oct 2013 : At the back of his house by a canal, the old man takes us to see his home-grown krathom tree. Standing more than 2m tall, the plant sprouts green leaves of different sizes, the biggest larger than a person's palm, their shape vaguely resembling those of the bodhi tree. Nearby, goats bleat and cows moo, mixing with the occasional roar of passing long-tailed boats.
21 Oct 2013 : Thailand’s stocks fell the most in a month, with the benchmark index posting the biggest drop worldwide, amid speculation that a bill granting amnesty for political offenses will spur protests against the government.
21 Oct 2013 : Thailand has experienced its worst epidemic of dengue fever in 20 years with 126 deaths and 135,344 people infected with the virus, according to Sopon Mekthon, director-general of Department of Disease Control.