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Sek Loso doffs his crown

The reigning rocker is confident he’ll pack out the Rajamangala National Stadium for his mega show Full News here – NationMultimedia.com –

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Post Today Investment Expo 2014

Private sector ‘can help infrastructure’

Public-private partnerships and infrastructure funds could be used as a major source of funds for electric train projects in parts of Bangkok, while the annual budget could be used for dual-track rail projects, says MR Pridiyathorn Devakula, an economic adviser to the junta. Bangkok Post “Approaching the private sector to invest jointly [in some infrastructure projects] […]

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Asean to look into boosting security ties ahead of AEC

Ministers will seek knowledge on border control from partners like EU and the US Full News here – NationMultimedia.com –

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Fragile Gaza truce shatters, 27 dead

Fragile Gaza truce shatters, 27 dead … correcting an initial figure of 30 given by the Abu Yusef al-Najjar hospital in Rafah. Keep up-to-date with the latest on coup d'etat with Bangkok Post SMS News. Call *451391000 to subscribe – 39 baht/month (7 days free, available in Thailand only … Full News here – Read […]

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THAI SCHOOL. Kairos, a Filipino child, is adapting to Thai culture in a Thai school. Photo courtesy of Eunice Barbara

Raising a Filipino child in Thailand

THAI SCHOOL. Kairos, a Filipino child, is adapting to Thai culture in a Thai school. Photo courtesy of Eunice Barbara   My son Kairos Luther and I emigrated to Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand, in 2011 to follow my husband who was then an NGO volunteer posted there. Later, he got a teaching job in north Thailand. […]

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Thais go down fighting to aggressive S Korea

Asian champions Thailand fell at the first hurdle of their FIVB World Grand Prix campaign when they went down to hosts South Korea 1-3 (25-23 22-25 16-25 20-25) in the Pool B clash yesterday. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Sports

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Thailand is unlikely to see Ebola victims, forum told

Thai hospitals ready and able to tackle cases if they do show up, expert says Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – National

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Junta chief defends make-up of National Legislative Assembly

The junta chief last night defended the composition of the National Legislative Assembly, which critics say has too many military figures. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com –

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Academics recruited to NLA share anti-Thaksin outlook

High-profile academics who have made it onto the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) clearly have one thing in common – a stance against the so-called “Thaksin regime”. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com –

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Google says 'forgetting' isn't easy, as requests mount

Google says 'forgetting' isn't easy, as requests mount SAN FRANCISCO – Google told European officials that forgetting isn't easy, especially when details are few and guidelines are murky regarding when personal privacy trumps public interest. Google told European officials that forgetting isn't easy … Full News here – Read more on Bangkok Post

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In Thailand, there are 11.3 million obese women, or twice as many as obese men.

Over 16 Million People in Thailand Suffer from Obesity

In Thailand, there are 11.3 million obese women, or twice as many as obese men.   THAILAND – The Public Health Ministry has made known that around 16 million people in Thailand are considered overweight and the figure is set to rise. The ministry said the risk for non-communicable diseases (NCDs) would continue to rise, […]

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Expert differs with report on Koh Samet

EVEN THOUGH a researcher says that Koh Samet’s Ao Phrao is recovering naturally, with the number of marine organisms in the area rising, an academic disagreed, saying the ecosystem was not normal yet and that the coral reef had been bleached. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – National

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Bangkok condo market boosted by return of confidence among buyers

The condominium market in Bangkok this year will probably end up higher than early estimates made in the first quarter, as a result of buyer and developer confidence returning from June onwards, according to research by Colliers International Thailand. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Business

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TPL wants clubs to uphold integrity of game

Amid the hullabaloo over the performances of referees, the Thai Premier League is considering inviting the 38 clubs from the country’s top two divisions to vow to uphold the integrity of the game as the domestic season enters the home stretch. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Sports

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BMW Motorrad Thailand

BMW making a second motorcycle in Rayong

German luxury car and motorcycle manufacturer BMW has added a second bike to its motorcycle production line in Rayong. The Nation BMW Group Manufacturing Thailand Rayong will commence production of the BMW F 800 GS, which joins the BMW F 800 R as the second motorcycle assembled in the country. The BMW facility in Rayong […]

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