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Streets awash with blood as mass protest hits Bangkok – Bangkok Video

The Red Tide – Thailand – See the tense and troubled build up to the possible succession of the King, with the former prime minister fighting for control. Fo… Video Rating: 4 / 5

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Minor tsunami hits Japan after Chile quake

TOKYO – Small tsunami waves hit northern Japan early Thursday following a powerful 8.2-magnitude earthquake thousands of kilometers away across the Pacific Ocean in Chile after officials issued an evacuation advisory for certain areas. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Breakingnews

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Powerful quake hits Chile, tsunami warning: officials

WASHINGTON – A powerful 8.0-magnitude earthquake hit off Chile’s Pacific coast on Tuesday, sparking a tsunami warning for Chile, Peru and Ecuador, US officials said. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Breakingnews

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M79 grenade hits site near palace, marchers

An explosion occurred near the Chitralada Palace railway station yesterday as several thousand anti-government protesters were marching to gather at the Royal Plaza. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com –

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Bangkok Motor Show hits the road

This year’s event features a host of exciting models, but the star of the show is the new high-tech Mazda3. Take your pick The Nation Looking to buy a hot new car? Or wanting to simply get up close with the most modern vehicles on display? Head over to the 35th Bangkok International Motor Show, […]

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Strong 6.3-magnitude quake hits off Japan, injures 17

TOKYO – A strong 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck offsouthern Japan early Friday injuring 17 people, reports said as officials warned residents to be alert to the danger of landslides following the tremor. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Breakingnews

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Deposit flight hits state-run bank

Customers are stampeding to yank their deposits out of banks perceived as having extended loans to fund the cash-strapped rice pledging scheme. Bangkok Post The deposit flight from the Government Savings Bank (GSB) is not out of fear for its financial stability but rather is a response to speculation the state-run bank is involved in […]

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EC hits on new poll strategy but treads carefully

The Election Commission (EC) seems to have seen the light at the end of the tunnel in attempting to resolve the country’s political standoff which, if prolonged much longer, could send the country reeling under civil strife, economic meltdown and political and social disintegration. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com –

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Chinese whispers as government deal hits rocks

Academics and exporters alike believe there is something very fishy behind the government’s rice deal with a Chinese state enterprise, with some saying revocation of the deal could be due to government attempts to ease pressure from being investigated. Bangkok Post Chookiat Ophaswongse, honorary president of the Thai Rice Exporters Association, said the rice-trading community […]

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Army chief hits back at red-shirt leaders, telling them to stop framing military

Army Commander-in-Chief Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha Monday hit back at the red-shirt leaders, saying they should stop trying to frame the military and should take responsibility for damages done in red-shirt protests in 2010. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Breakingnews

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Political strife hits classes in the South

Support for PDRC in region sees schools close as exam period nears Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – National

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 Bangkok to Hat Yai drives into a roadside ditch

Bus Accident Injures 24 People, Holiday Road Death Toll Hits 86

A Siam Transport Co bus from Bangkok to Hat Yai drives into a roadside ditch in Muang district in Chumphon province on Sunday. (Photo by Amnat Thongdee) HAT LAI -  Police said they suspect the driver of a bus travelling from Bangkok-Hat Yai fell asleep while driving, injured 24 people Sunday. The accident happened  near […]

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Baht hits four-year low, SET extends losing streak

The baht slipped to its lowest level in almost four years yesterday while shares extended their weakness for a third straight day, weighed by rising uncertainties about the Feb 2 election after the Democrat Party boycotted the poll. Bangkok Post The baht yesterday fell to 32.62/68 against the US dollar after briefly hitting a trough […]

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Pruksa hits presale target early

Pruksa Real Estate has raised its presale target for this year from Bt41 billion to Bt45 billion as it has seen purchasing power for first homes grow. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Business

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Markets take note of the escalating protests as the Bank of Thailand makes a surprise rate cut.

Instability Hits Thailand’s Economy

Markets take note of the escalating protests as the Bank of Thailand makes a surprise rate cut.   BANGKOK – On Wednesday, the Bank of Thailand caught many off guard by making a surprise rate cut. Thai sovereign bonds and stock markets rose on Wednesday after a surprise rate cut by the nation’s central bank. […]

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