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  • NLA invites US diplomat for talks

    31 Jan 2015 : The National Legislative Assembly (NLA) has invited the highest-ranking US diplomat in Thailand to answer questions in parliament on Feb 11.

  • US man fights extradition to Thailand

    31 Jan 2015 : An American man is fighting extradition to Thailand on kidnapping and extortion charges brought by another American said to have strong ties to senior Thai officials.

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  • World nations, rights groups outraged over CIA torture report

    10 Dec 2014 : China Wednesday led a global outcry of outrage and demands to sanctions against the United States over its report on torture practices by the CIA.

  • Defence scrambles as Koh Tao hearing moved up 2 months

    10 Dec 2014 : Attorneys for two Myanmar men charged with killing two British backpackers on Koh Tao are scrambling to prepare their defence after a court moved up the first hearing date by two months.

  • Thousands strike across Indonesia, demanding higher pay

    10 Dec 2014 : JAKARTA — Thousands of Indonesian workers protested in Jakarta Wednesday as part of a nationwide strike to seek higher wages after President Joko Widodo raised fuel prices.

  • DreamWorks Channel set for Thailand

    10 Dec 2014 : DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc will offer a children’s television channel in Thailand and 18 other Asian countries by the second half of next year, the first television channel for the movie studio that made Shrek and Kung Fu Panda.

  • Hitler surfaces in '12 Values' video

    10 Dec 2014 : An image of Adolf Hitler appears in one of the films commissioned by the Prayut Chan-o-cha government to promote Thai values — and the film's director doesn't understand what the fuss is about.

  • economy

    Loans to poor plan gets the nod

    10 Dec 2014 : The cabinet has endorsed plans to set up "nano financing" operators to provide loans to the poor and to issue state bonds worth 100 billion baht.

  • US citizens warned of possible danger

    10 Dec 2014 : The US Embassy warned American citizens in Thailand early Wednesday of possible dangers because of the release of the report on CIA torture and rendition.

  • Details still secret on Thailand role in CIA torture

    10 Dec 2014 : WASHINGTON – The US Senate report released early Wednesday delivered a damning indictment of CIA practices, accusing the spy agency of inflicting pain and suffering on prisoners beyond legal limits - but offered no new information on the location or Thai government involvement in its first waterboarding facility.

  • Uber's privately owned vehicles banned

    09 Dec 2014 : The Department of Land Transport Tuesday ordered Uber Technologies Corp to stop using private cars in its smartphone-based taxi-booking operation and will seek larger fines against drivers who continue to accept customers.

  • A day in photos

    09 Dec 2014 : In today's photo gallery, we feature Mt Sinabung, an anti-corruption parade, taxis, smuggled furnace oil and a happy boy from Meeran Pur.

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