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Channarong Buristrakul

Khon Kaen housing outlook rises

After delays from the political crisis in the first half of this year, at least 15 housing projects worth a combined 4 billion baht are scheduled for launch in Khon Kaen in the second half, says the Khon Kaen Real Estate Association. Bangkok Post President Channarong Buristrakul said overall housing market sentiment in this northeastern […]

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Strong demand for luxury condos

Up to Bt400,000 per square metre MahaNakhon, two other top-end projects benefit from strong demand amid limited supply of prime land; major focus placed on interior design Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Business

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Why does home-building nearly always entail a cost overrun?

This is both a question and a problem for home-building and very often concerns the modifications that we always hear about. Let’s look at how it happens, and then consider ways to minimise the risk. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Business

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SRT governor sacked

Agencies oppose capital punishment amid public clamour seeking death for rape-murder convicts Full News here – NationMultimedia.com –

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Thanavath Phonvichai

UTCC forecasts strong rally

THE UNIVERSITY of the Thai Chamber of Commerce sees the economy galloping ahead at 4 per cent a month on average in the remaining quarters, thanks to improving consumer confidence and the junta’s measures to stimulate investment and spending. The Nation “Rising consumer confidence is a good sign for economic expansion in the rest of […]

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Court extends Worachet’s detention for a third time

Law lecturer Worachet Pakeerut showed up at a military court yesterday after police lodged a petition seeking to extend his detention pending investigation. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Politics

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EC considers software to ensure fair polls

The Election Commission is considering a software application developed by an international institute to help reduce the risk of violence as well as prevent fraud and vote-buying in future elections. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Politics

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Buddhist procession

A convoy of boats takes part in a procession to bring 48 Buddhist lenten candles to 48 temples in Nonthaburi’s Bang Kruai district, ahead of the start of the three-month Buddhist Lent tomorrow. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – National

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Victim of rape on train in 2001 speaks up

Beaks silence after recent attack on teen, urges harsher punishment Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – National

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EC considers software to ensure fair election

THE ELECTION Commission is considering a software application developed by an international institute to help reduce the risk of violence as well as prevent fraud and vote-buying in future elections. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com –

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The order was signed by NCPO chairman Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha.

Thailand’s State Railaway Governor Prapat Chongsanguan Sacked by Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha

STATE RAILWAY of Thailand governor Prapat Chongsanguan – - BANGKOK – The National Council for Peace and Order late this evening issued an order dismissing the governor of the State Railway of Thailand (SRT) from office. The order was signed by NCPO chairman Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha. The order did not give reason for the dismissal […]

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Top 15 tourist sources plunged in first half

TOURIST ARRIVALS from the top 15 foreign markets were down during the first half of the year, forcing operators to cut package deals by up to 40 per cent to survive. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Business

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soldiers on Patong beach

Patong vendors beg for a chance

About 350 vendors and deckchair operators on Patong beach lost their jobs on Wednesday as authorities cleared all structures in the area in an attempt to return the encroached strip to the public. Bangkok Post A 200-strong team comprising military officers, territory defence volunteers and municipality staff led by Col Somchai Ponathong, chief of staff […]

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BMA works on clearing Bangkok pavements

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) is planning to ensure pavements in the Rajdamri-Rajprarop areas are kept free after it decided to carry out a similar operation in the area outside Ramkhamhaeng University yesterday, a senior BMA official said. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – National

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Mr. Wichai demonstrates the Galaxy S tablet

Samsung to go more high end

Thai Samsung Electronics Co, the local unit of the South Korean technology firm, plans to focus more on high-end tablets because of their greater profitability and light competition. Bangkok Post Thailand’s overall tablet market, dominated by Samsung and Apple, is growing rapidly, with sales expected to surpass notebooks this year at nearly 2 million of […]

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