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PHANG-NGA, July 4 – A villager was killed by a landslide as floodwater has risen and extended over wider areas in the southern province of Phang-nga. 

WARSAW, July 4 - Thai Foreign Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul on Thursday confirmed that no Thai nationals were in danger in Egypt after the military ousted and detained Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi but said the Thai embassy there is ready to conduct an evacuation immediately in any emergency.

BANGKOK, July 4 - Thailand is concerned about the situation in Egypt following a military move toppling Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi, but there is no evacuation plan for Thais living there.

PHUKET, July 4 - A Bangladeshi cargo ship was caught in a storm and capsized in the Andaman Sea early today off this southern Thai island province, carrying away 10 crew members listed as missing.

BANGKOK, July 3 – Thai shrimp breeders have called on the European Union to review the cutting of the Generalised System Preferences (GSP) for Thai processed shrimps.

Thursday, 04 July 2013 14:31

TDRI: Thai people saving more

BANGKOK, July 3 – Cash saving among Thai people has been on the rise in the last two decades but the government should upgrade the country’s educational standard to narrow the gap between the rich and the poor, according to an academic of Thailand Development and Research Institute (TDRI).

BANGKOK, July 3 – Corruption has penetrated every step of the government’s rice purchase scheme as the Commerce Ministry has refused to disclose information on rice sales, according to a senior Finance Ministry official.

Thursday, 04 July 2013 13:17

Police officer wounded in Yala bombing

YALA, July 3 – A police officer was slightly wounded this morning in a bombing at a temple entrance in Bannang Sata district of this southern border province.

In a drive to help shed extra weight from some Bangkok traffic police, the law enforcement officers have been put on strict diets and regular exercise under official medical advice to reduce their waistlines.

As a result, the lives of traffic police in Thailand's capital have started to improve. They have lost weight, which impacts their health positively, encouraging them to fully perform their duties.

Thursday, 04 July 2013 11:46

PM rejects House dissolution

BANGKOK, July 3 - Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra flatly ruled out a report of House dissolution.

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