Suspect in Lop Buri gold robbery-murders arrested

Police arrest a man for the robbery and triple-murder at a gold shop in Lop Buri two weeks ago.

Suspect caught

First Thai infected with coronavirus

The Public Health Ministry on Wednesday confirmed a 73-year-old woman being treated at a hospital in Nakhon Pathom was the first Thai found to be infected with the new strain of coronavirus.

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First Thai infected with coronavirus

KBank: Baht to rise throughout 2020

The baht's strength is expected to continue throughout this year, buoyed by Thailand's increased surpluses in current account and trade balance.

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Baht to rise

School's out: Will haze order help?

City Hall shuts 437 schools for a day but parents demand drastic action against smog.

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Will haze order help?

Highs and lows of cannabis growers

Growing cannabis for medical use in a controlled environment is costly and painstaking although the end result looks certain to be economically rewarding.

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Highs and lows of cannabis growers

FFP on defensive as loan battle looms

Despite being acquitted of seeking to overthrow the constitutional monarchy, the Future Forward Party is not out of the woods yet.

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FFP on defensive

PM mulls personal car ban

The government is considering whether to impose a ban on personal car use in affected areas to cope with high levels of PM2.5 dust particles.

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Car ban mulled

US confirms first case of China virus on American soil

US health authorities announced the first case of a person on American soil sickened by a new virus that emerged in the central Chinese city of Wuhan.

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Virus in America
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City Hall orders staggered hours in fight against smog

City Hall has ordered about 20,000 personnel to start work at 10am instead of 8am and suspended classes at its 437 schools on Wednesday in its fight against unhealthy smog levels.

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City Hall orders staggered hours in fight against smog
21 Jan 2020

House to seek charter court ruling on budget bill's validity

The Constitutional Court to be asked if the Budget Bill is still valid after an inquiry confirms an absent government MP cast votes during its passage through the House of Representatives.

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Ruling sought
21 Jan 2020

TV news anchor Sorrayuth sent to prison for 8 years

Former TV news anchor Sorrayuth will spend the night behind bars, beginning an eight year sentence, after the Supreme Court rejects his appeal in the MCOT advertising revenue case.

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Straight to jail
21 Jan 2020

Future Forward acquitted in 'Illuminati' case

Constitutional Court acquits opposition Future Forward Party of seeking to overthrow the country's constitutional monarchy.

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From the heart

The BNK48 girls head upcountry

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From the heart
21 Jan 2020

China confirms person-to-person spread of new virus, 4 dead

Chinese official confirms new coronavirus that has killed four and infected hundreds can be spread person to person.

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Person to person
21 Jan 2020

Politicians tout porn, sex toys to battle rape

Several politicians have touted the idea of legalising pornography and sex toys, saying that they may help reduce incidences of sexual assault.

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Battling rape
21 Jan 2020

NACC urged to probe Prayut

The opposition has agreed to ask the National Anti-Corruption Commission to investigate Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha over three controversial issues.

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Probe on Prayut
21 Jan 2020

2% higher fuel consumption projected

The Energy Business Department forecasts 2020 fuel consumption will increase 2%.

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Higher fuel consumption
21 Jan 2020

Govt takes heavy flak for toxic smog response

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha lamented how hard it is to enforce laws to reduce PM2.5 dust.

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Toxic smog response
21 Jan 2020

BoT relaxes LTV rule for mortgages

The Bank of Thailand is easing loan-to-value regulations governing mortgage lending.

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Mortgage rules relaxed
21 Jan 2020

Activists decry plastic ban loopholes

Increase in waste imports from China may mean no net decrease from government plan.

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Plastic ban loopholes