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Many NRC panels push for new agencies to tackle problems

After three full days of National Reform Council (NRC) meetings to thrash out ideas for the new constitution, many panels pushed for new organisations to strengthen their structures and eliminate social problems. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Politics

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Probe on DSI officials to be ready soon

The Department of Special Investigation is expecting to see initial investigation results by next week on whether its agents have been taking bribes from a fugitive petrol smuggler based in the far South, DSI director-general Suwana Suwanjata said yesterday. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – National

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Issaya Cooking Studio, Bangkok

Issaya Cooking Studio, Bangkok After viewing the Grand Palace, shopping at Chatuchak markets and dining at David Thompson's Nahm, a Thai cooking class ranks high on many travellers' Bangkok itineraries. Classes in five-star hotels and tourist restaurants usually work with Thai … Full News here – Read more on Australian Gourmet Traveller

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No deflation fears as MPC holds rate

THE BANK of Thailand’s Monetary Policy Committee yesterday left its benchmark interest rate untouched at 2 per cent with the confidence that the economy would not face deflation in the near term despite the meltdown in crude oil prices. The Nation “Falling global and domestic oil prices have affected inflation but in terms of forecasts, […]

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Driving down memory lane

The Vintage Car Club of Thailand recently organised the 12th Vintage Car Parade in a campaign to preserve restoration of classic cars as well as promote tourism at the nostalgic beachside resorts of Cha Am and Hua Hin. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Business

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Thanpuying Srirasmi ask reporters to stop monitoring her

Thanpuying Srirasmi Suwadee posted a hand-written note, begging reporters to stop monitoring her. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Breakingnews

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Prasong Poontaneat

E-commerce operators told it’s time to enter tax system

The Revenue Department has issued letters to 500,000 e-commerce operators requiring them to enter the tax system and pay proper tax. Bangkok Post About 10% of them have yet to enter the formal tax system, director-general Prasong Poontaneat said yesterday. He said the number of e-commerce operators had grown substantially, but some of them had […]

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Govt pursues lese majeste suspects overseas | Bangkok Post: news

Govt pursues lese majeste suspects overseas | Bangkok Post: news Thailand has asked countries where lese majeste suspects are believed to be hiding to extradite them so they can face legal action, Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon said Wednesday. Gen Prawit, who is in charge of security affairs, said Prime … Full News here – Read […]

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Govt seeks help over fugitives

Authorities call for cooperation from nations where Thais run anti-govt activities Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Politics

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Over 200 monks from monk university in Ayutthaya rushed to hospitals

Over 200 monks were rushed from the Mahachulalongkorn Rajavidyalaya University, Ayutthaya campus, to Wang Noi district hospital and nearby hospitals at 8:30 pm Wednesday after they suffered from food poisoning. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Breakingnews

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‘We can handle the pressure’

Thai coach Kiatisak confident ‘tik tok’ strategy will finish job in Malaysia Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Sports

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Academics urge CDC to seek public participation

Borwornsak says charter drafters willing to consider all proposals Full News here – NationMultimedia.com –

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Number two for Thailand as Kroekrit Thaweekarn nets to give his team an imposing lead over Malaysia in the battle for Asean

Thailand Defeats Malaysia 2-0 at AFF Suzuki Cup 2014

Mohd Amri of Malaysia (right) battles for the ball with Mongkol Thosakrai of Thailand during of their final 1st leg football match, for the Suzuki cup 2014 at the Rajamangala stadium in Bangkok.   BANGKOK – Thailand has defeate  Malaysia 2-0 in the first leg final of the AFF Suzuki Cup 2014 at the Rajamangala […]

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Thailand illegal drugs hub of Asean, justice minister declares | Bangkok Post

Thailand illegal drugs hub of Asean, justice minister declares | Bangkok Post … Thailand has become the hub of the drug trade in the Association of Southeast Asean Nations (Asean), with the highest rate of proliferation, Justice Minister Paiboon Koomchaya said on Thursday. Gen Paiboon said this in his speech at the launch of a … […]

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Thai Authorities Fail to Clean Lead-Poisoned Creek Despite Supreme Court Order

A boy takes a rest after swimming in the lead-laden Klity Creek in a national forest in Kanchanaburi province. Despite a court order two years ago, the Pollution Control Department has not started cleaning up the creek. Intarachai Panitchakul     KANCHANA BURI – Hundreds of Karen families in Klity Creek Kanchanaburi Province are suffering from lead […]

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