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Joko takes office facing challenges | Bangkok Post: news

Joko takes office facing challenges | Bangkok Post: news JAKARTA – Joko Widodo, Indonesia's first leader without deep roots in the era of dictator Suharto, will be sworn in as president Monday but faces huge challenges to enact a bold reform agenda. Incoming Indonesian President Joko Widodo (L) walks next to … Full News here – […]

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Brits urge UK probe of Koh Tao case | Bangkok Post: news

Brits urge UK probe of Koh Tao case | Bangkok Post: news Dismayed by the gruesome murders of two British tourists on Koh Tao and disgruntled with the sluggish reaction of Thai authorities, the British public has spearheaded a campaign to demand its government undertake an independent investigation into the … Full News here – Read […]

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Prayut has a vision for 2025 | Bangkok Post: news

Prayut has a vision for 2025 | Bangkok Post: news Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has outlined a bold new vision to turn Thailand into a developed country by 2025. Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha waves as he arrives for the 10th Asia-Europe Meeting in Milan on Thursday. The prime minister recorded his weekly … Full News here – […]

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Prayut met by supporters and riled by protesters | Bangkok Post: news

Prayut met by supporters and riled by protesters | Bangkok Post: news Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha was cheered by supporters and jeered by anti-coup protestors in Milan where he met with world leaders at the Asia-Europe Meeting. A group of Thais with a national flag and posters were waiting for Gen Prayut when he … Full […]

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The circus at the end of the road | Bangkok Post: lifestyle

The circus at the end of the road | Bangkok Post: lifestyle Today marks the beginning of the campaign to "clean up" Khao San Road and "return the footpaths to pedestrians". One of the most popular haunts for travellers, Khao San's appeal has always been its energy — chaotic yet iconic and colourful. The … […]

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Golden Land buys Pano developer | Bangkok Post: business

Golden Land buys Pano developer | Bangkok Post: business SET-listed Golden Land Property Development Plc will pay 3.56 billion baht for all shares of Krungthep Land Plc. Golden Land plans to give two baht each for all 1.78 biliion Krungthep Land shares. Of the total shares, 39.33% belong to SMJC Real Estate … Full News […]

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Prayut: Microphone probe not done yet | Bangkok Post: news

Prayut: Microphone probe not done yet | Bangkok Post: news A probe into the controversial microphone project at Government House has not been concluded yet, Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha said on Tuesday. Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-o-cha (right) chaired his first cabinet meeting at Government House early in … Full News here – Read more on Bangkok Post

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Three bridges need raising | Bangkok Post: news

Three bridges need raising | Bangkok Post: news Authorities are looking for ways to raise three old bridges across the Chao Phraya River because their low clearance from the water occasionally obstructs navigation. Memorial Bridge in Bangkok has a clearance of just 4.7 metres above the water … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Govt vows inheritance tax 'fairness' | Bangkok Post: news

Govt vows inheritance tax 'fairness' | Bangkok Post: news Deputy Prime Minister MR Pridiyathorn Devakula was the main speaker at the Bangkok Post Forum 2014, entitled "Economic Reform: How Will It Be Achieved?" at the Centara Grand at Central Plaza Ladprao Bangkok on Wednesday. (Post Today photo). Full News here – Read more on Bangkok […]

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Rajata drops Mahidol U job, keeps Cabinet post

PUBLIC HEALTH Minister Rajata Rajatanavin has decided to give up the top post at Mahidol University (MU), which he held before he was recruited to the Cabinet. Rajata announced his decision via a statement yesterday. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – National

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Dept denies giant statue given all-clear | Bangkok Post: news

Dept denies giant statue given all-clear | Bangkok Post: news The temple's abbot has yet to seek permission to build the 21-metre statue in the temple compound located by the Chao Phraya River, Mr Borvornvate told the Bangkok Post Wednesday. He said the Chang Sib Moo (10 classical crafts) division had been … Full News here […]

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Koh Tao case ends for police, not for social media detective | Bangkok Post: news

Koh Tao case ends for police, not for social media detective | Bangkok Post: news ''My job is to find out the truth,'' the creator of the CSI LA page told the Bangkok Post Wednesday without disclosing his name. "I set up this page because my friends were always sharing information that was either groundless […]

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Police fend off Koh Tao claims | Bangkok Post: news

Police fend off Koh Tao claims | Bangkok Post: news He said he would meet senior officers at the Royal Thai Police in Bangkok today to brief them on the investigation. Deputy national police chief Pol Gen Jakthip Chaijinda said the inquiry was conducted with transparency and in accordance with the law. Full News here […]

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Red buffalo sticker banned | Bangkok Post: news

Red buffalo sticker banned | Bangkok Post: news A Line executive told the Bangkok Post on Tuesday the reason for the removal was politics. The creator of the sticker is Kwai Dang Community, who wrote on his Facebook he was so glad many liked his sticker. He claimed it became No. 8 best-seller in … Full […]

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Thai Stocks Post Biggest Retreat in Eight Months as Baht Weakens

Thai stocks fell, with the benchmark index posting its biggest decline in eight months, and the baht weakened. Bloomberg BusinessWeek The SET Index (SET) slid 1.7 percent to 1,543.13 at the close in Bangkok, the steepest loss since Jan. 27. True Corp. (TRUE) dropped 8.6 percent, the biggest drag on the stock gauge, while Kasikornbank […]

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