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  • CDC split on gender quotas

    28 Feb 2015 : The failure of charter drafters to decide on gender quotas for elected bodies may have prompted social activist Thicha Na Nakorn to resign from the Constitution Drafting Committee (CDC), says a member.

  • Dhammachayo decision faces review

    28 Feb 2015 : An official with the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) plans to look into the reasons why several legal cases against Wat Phra Dhammakaya abbot Phra Dhammachayo were withdrawn in 2006.

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  • Army denies searching Yingluck's van

    10 Feb 2015 : The army on Tuesday denied claims that soldiers had searched a van taking former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra from her house in Chiang Mai to a religious ceremony.

  • A day in photos

    10 Feb 2015 : In today's photo gallery, we feature Gen Prayut on a high-speed train in Japan, the All Thai Taxi project, Phra Suthep preaching, an ice sculpture artwork and a Femen activist.

  • Thai AirAsiaX adds Sapporo route

    10 Feb 2015 : Budget long-haul carrier Thai AirAsiaX will launch a daily direct flight between Bangkok and Sapporo, Japan, ending a monopoly enjoyed by national carrier Thai Airways International for more than two years.

  • Asia stocks hit by Greek fears

    10 Feb 2015 : HONG KONG — Asian markets slipped Tuesday on renewed fears Greece will default on its debt obligations, but Shanghai rallied on fresh easing hopes after Chinese data showed inflation at its lowest level in more than five years.

  • Malaysia top court upholds defiant Anwar's sodomy conviction

    10 Feb 2015 : PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia — The country’s top court on Tuesday upheld opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim's sodomy conviction and sentenced him to five years in prison, a verdict he slammed — while standing in the dock — as the “murder of judicial independence” and the result of a political conspiracy.

  • Lottery system 101

    10 Feb 2015 : Here's a 'lucrative' proposal: Invest 80 baht and get 2 million baht back in return, if you're very lucky. Some might say chances of being struck by lightning on a hot summer's day in Bangkok are much better than winning. In this video, we look into the origin of Thailand's lottery system, how it works and where the revenue goes.

  • A campaign to save the Monarch butterfly

    10 Feb 2015 : The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announces new steps to reverse the decline of the Monarch butterfly. Deborah Lutterbeck reports. - REUTERS

  • Clashes outside Cairo soccer match leave 22 dead

    10 Feb 2015 : Clashes between soccer fans and security forces outside an Egyptian football match leaves 22 people dead. - REUTERS

  • agriculture

    Task force to tackle main crop prices

    10 Feb 2015 : The first joint task force between the Commerce and Agriculture ministries will soon be set up in a bold move aimed at tackling the issue of stabilising main crop prices.

  • 2 Thai carriers to share new terminal

    10 Feb 2015 : Thai Airways International (THAI) and Bangkok Airways may have the planned new passenger terminal at Suvarnabhumi airport all to themselves.

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