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Prosecutors warned ‘not to fall for delay tactic’ for ex-PM

FORMER PRIME MINISTER Yingluck Shinawatra is trying to stretch out the |judicial proceedings against her over the rice-pledging scheme into next year when the political tide could turn in her favour, political activist Suriyasai Katasila alleged yesterday. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Politics

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Human rights in Thailand in ‘free fall’

HUMAN rights in Thailand are in “free fall” with the government of General Prayut Chan-o-cha severely repressing fundamental rights and freedoms since the coup last May, the New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in its annual World Report 2015. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Politics

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Provinces losing lustre as sales fall

Lower-than-expected sales and sluggish economic prospects have prompted several Bangkok-based property firms to shelve expansion plans in the provinces. Bangkok Post “The provincial property market has been hit hardest by the falling prices of agricultural products, the economic slowdown and political problems,” said Naporn Sunthornchitcharoen, president of SET-listed developer Land & Houses Plc (LH). “The […]

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Provinces losing lustre as sales fall

Provinces losing lustre as sales fall Vittakarn Chandavimol, chief marketing officer of SET-listed developer AP (Thailand) Plc, said the condo market in Udon Thani drew heavy competition as condo demand in the province was limited and at least three Bangkok-based developers had launched … Full News here – Read more on Bangkok Post

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Woman killed in cliff fall ‘was not taking a selfie’

THE family of a Thai woman who died after falling off a cliff near Taktsang Monastery in Bhutan on Friday dismissed conjecture yesterday that she slipped while taking a “selfie”. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – National

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SET suffers three-day free fall

Thai shares extended a losing streak for the third trading day yesterday, sinking 2.1% on worries over the recent nosedive in the global oil price. Bangkok Post Analysts warn the local bourse is likely to slip below the 1,500-point barrier. The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) index emerged as Asia’s worst performer yesterday as it […]

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Greek diplomat dies in train fall

Greek diplomat dies in train fall The diplomat was later identified as Aristea Liapi, 30, a secretary at the Greek embassy in Bangkok. Pol Lt Kasant Para, an investigator at Sai Yok district police station, said the incident occurred at about 1.05pm at a train stop at kilometre marker … Full News here – Read […]

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Worker dies in fall from BTS track

Worker dies in fall from BTS track A worker fell to his death from an elevated track being constructed for a BTS line extension in Samut Prakan Tuesday evening during an argument with his brother. Police urged the construction firm to install barriers to prevent falls. The man … Full News here – Read more […]

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Chatchai second Thai boxer to fall

Flyweight Chatchai Butdee became the second Thai fighter to fall at the first hurdle in Asian Games boxing, losing by unanimous decision to Kazakhstan’s Ilyas Suleimenov. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Sports

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Retail prices of fuel to fall, except for diesel | Bangkok Post: news

Retail prices of fuel to fall, except for diesel | Bangkok Post: news The board will also continue to keep the diesel price below 30 baht a litre in Bangkok and surrounding provinces to help keep down the cost of living. The change in contributions to the fund will result in a per-litre decrease of […]

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Tourist numbers in July increase vs tourist numbers in July fall

NNT on August 15: The Department of Tourism has noted a trend towards a recovery in tourism arrivals in Thailand with tourist numbers increasing 22.7% in July. The Director General of the Department of Tourism said the tourist numbers to Thailand in July 2014 had increased by 22.7%, or 1,914,582 arrivals, compared to the previous […]

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Six climbers die after fall on France's Mont Blanc

Six climbers die after fall on France's Mont Blanc Six French climbers have died after a terrifying 250-metre fall from Mont Blanc, officials said Wednesday, one of the worst accidents in a decade on Europe's highest mountain. A photo taken on July 16, 2014 from the Brevent mountain shows a view of the … Full News […]

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Fall in public debt-to-GDP ratio despite big spending

Despite the junta’s impending 2.4-trillion-baht infrastructure development programme, the country’s public debt-to-GDP ratio is estimated to fall to 40% in 2020. Bangkok Post This assumes soaring debt does not keep pace with economic growth driven by such a hefty investment, said the Public Debt Management Office (PDMO). The PDMO forecast the public debt ratio will […]

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Miss Svetlana Pokasova fell to her death from her rented condo room on the 34th floor

28 Year Old Russian Woman Killed from Condo Fall in Bangkok

Miss Svetlana Pokasova fell to her death from her rented condo room on the 34th floor BANGKOK – A Russian National identified as Miss Svetlana Pokasova, 28, was found dead on the ground outside The Address Asoke condominium near the Asoke-Phetchaburi intersection in Makkasan sub-district of Ratchathewi district, Bangkok, on Friday morning. Police were informed […]

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Big retailers in Rama I, Ratchaprasong fall in line, plan big promotions

To participate in the junta’s campaign to “bring back happiness to the Thai people”, major shopping malls and hotels in the Ratchaprasong and Rama I areas of Bangkok are jointly launching major campaigns aimed at bringing back shoppers. The Nation Chanisa Kaewruen, deputy managing director for marketing events and business promotion of Siam Piwat, operator […]

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