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Solar-powered plane takes off in first round-the-world attempt

ABU DHABI (AFP) – The first attempt to fly around the world in a plane using only solar power launched Monday in Abu Dhabi in a landmark journey aimed at promoting green energy. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Breakingnews

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Infrastructure takes centre stage as panel convenes on digital economy

The government has set up an ad hoc committee to begin working on the preparations for the digital economy, starting with the urgent agenda for infrastructure. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Business

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Marijuana legalization takes effect in Alaska

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Alaska on Tuesday became the third American state to allow the recreational use of marijuana, following in the steps of Colorado and Washington state — and soon to be joined by Oregon. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Breakingnews

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Sweet-corn producer takes value-addition route to growth

SWEET-CORN producer and exporter Sunsweet Co, a medium-sized company, is transforming itself from basic to industrial agriculture, as it believes this will lead to higher margins and reduce the impact from low prices of agricultural commodities. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Business

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Most Thais believe US takes side in Thailand’s politics

An opinion survey by the National Institute of Development Administration found that up to 62.24 per cent of respondents do not believe that the US government was not taking side in Thai politics. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Breakingnews

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ONESQA says its evaluation takes 5 hours, not 9 days

THE OFFICE for National Education Standards and Quality Assessment (ONESQA) yesterday dismissed findings that suggested teachers had to spend nine days a year on ONESQA-related activities. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – National

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First Ever Pan-Asian Armenian Community Gathering Takes Place in Bangkok

First Ever Pan-Asian Armenian Community Gathering Takes Place in Bangkok Following mass, which was held in a local Anglican Church, the approximately 80 attendees headed to the Grand Hyatt Erawan in Bangkok where they enjoyed an evening of celebration. “Our communities in Asia are growing and it is important to continue to … Full News here […]

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Thai junta leader and Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha. Pic: AP.

Thai junta takes further steps towards online mass surveillance, censorship

Thai junta leader and Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha. Pic: AP. A series of new orders and proposals suggests that Thailand’s military government has taken further steps to monitor and censor online content in continued efforts to curtail criticism of itself and the country’s monarchy. Ever since the coup of May 22, 2014, the military junta […]

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Condo revival takes hold as political conditions stabilise

Condo revival takes hold as political conditions stabilise The property market in Bangkok began to bounce back in the third quarter of 2014 as the new government settled in following the May 22 military coup and mass-transit development projects were restarted. Business and consumer confidence was markedly … Full News here – Read more on Bangkok […]

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Corruption fight takes centre stage | Bangkok Post: news

Corruption fight takes centre stage | Bangkok Post: news Apush to eradicate corruption will take centre stage this year now the 250-member National Reform Council (NRC) has completed its task of making charter recommendations and is moving to work on the National Council for Peace and Order's (NCPO) … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Thailand Takes Delivery of Cargo Locomotives from China

The locomotives are designed for cargo trains with an axle load of 20 tons and a maximum speed of 120 kilometers per hour.   BANGKOK – Officials from the State Railway of Thailand have confirmed that a couple of cargo locomotives   manufactured by China’s CSR Corp. have been delivered to Thailand. The two locomotives, […]

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Political chaos takes most blame for this year’s slump, analysts agree

Prolonged political uncertainty since 2006 has led to a slowdown of public and private investment, and the protests in Bangkok at the beginning of this year interrupted government functions. That led to a slowdown in government spending and it affected the confidence of the private sector, slowing domestic consumption. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – […]

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TUF takes over Bumble Bee

Thai Union Frozen Products (TUF), the world’s largest processor of shelf-stable tuna products, is building up firmer presence in the North American market through the takeover of Bumbee Bee Foods. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Breakingnews

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Dictator takes centre stage | Bangkok Post: news

Dictator takes centre stage | Bangkok Post: news An image of Adolf Hitler appears in one of the films commissioned by the Prayut Chan-o-cha government to promote Thai values — and the film's director doesn't understand what the fuss is about. An image from the video '30' shows students with a Hitler … Full News here […]

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PTT takes legal action over pipeline

PTT has filed criminal complaints against people who posted content in social media deemed damaging to the company, regarding the transfer of its gas-pipeline assets to the Finance Ministry. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Business

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