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Environment minister leads planting of 8,400 mangroves in Chonburi

Natural Resources and Environment Minister Surasak Karnjanarat led 1,500 Chonburi officials and residents in planting more than 8,000 mangrove trees in honor of HM...

PM says land tax collection postponed indefinitely

Plans by the government to collect land and buildings tax, aimed at narrowing social disparities and enabling the state to collect more taxes, are...

S. Korea, UAE to jointly penetrate new renewable energy markets

SEJONG, March 6 - South Korea and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will join forces to make inroads into promising renewable energy markets, the...

China to reduce coal consumption for better air

BEIJING, March 6 - China will slash coal consumption by 160 million tonnes in the next five years to reduce air pollution, according to...

Japan responds positively to new BoI policies

Hirunya Suchinai, acting secretary-general of the Board of Investment (BoI), said a positive Japanese response to the new BoI policies was aired during the...

Workers needed for five key industries

As Thailand is now heading towards an elderly society, the Industry Ministry’s Office of Industrial Economics has projected that the country would need about...

DLT develops new app for taxi passengers

After receiving many complaints from passengers on the quality and poor services given by taxi drivers, the Transport Ministry’s Department of Land Transport (DLT)...

Thailand setting up anti-human trafficking centres in 37 at-risk risk provinces

BANGKOK, Feb 23 - The Social Development and Human Security Ministry has ordered the setting up of centres to solve trafficking in women and...

Tourism minister extends condolences on death of Chilean cyclist

BANGKOK, Feb 23 -- Tourism and Sports Minister Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul expressed her concern after a 48-year-old Chilean was killed in a collision by a...

China tops patent applications list in 2014

BEIJING, Feb. 23 - China had more invention patent applications than any other country in 2014 for the fourth year running, official data showed...

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Police say they have car ex-prime minister used to flee

Bangkok (AP) —Police on Friday examined a car they believe was used to help former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra flee the country ahead of...

Satun hit by third and most severe bout of flooding

Satun, south Thailand - Satun province has been hit by its third and most severe wave of flooding this year with residents put on...

Bomb kills 4 soldiers, wounds 6 in southern Thailand

Hat Yai (AP) — A roadside bomb killed four army rangers and wounded five other rangers and a civilian Friday in the nation's insurgency-plagued...

Royal crematorium close to completion

Bangkok - Deputy Prime Minister Gen Thanasak Patimaprakorn, has visited Sanam Luang royal plaza to observe the construction of the royal crematorium, along with...

Dam failing as scope of Puerto Rico’s disaster becomes clear

San Juan, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rican officials rushed to evacuate tens of thousands of people downstream of a failing dam and said...

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