BANGKOK, July 1 --  His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej granted a royal audience to Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and 18 newly appointed Cabinet members who took their oaths of allegiance on Sunday before officially assuming their duties.

At the age of 84, prolific artist Chalood Nimsamer has yet to put down his brushes.

The national artist still devotes a majority of his time creating remarkable art pieces, pieces which depict village life through recurring iconic paintings of a young female villager – with her eyes shut. After years of work and teaching, Chalood still humbly regards himself as an artist from the far hinterland.

BANGKOK, June 28 – The government will conduct an environmental health impact assessment (EHIA) for the mega water management project as ruled by the Administrative Court, a senior official said today.

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Three killed in Songkhla bombing

SONGKHLA, June 28 - Three persons were killed as a bomb exploded in Na Thawi district of this southern border province this morning even as Defence Minister Sukumpol Suwanatat was visiting a neighbouring province.

BANGKOK, June 28 -- Many firearms, military gear and quantities of ammunition were seized in raids at seven locations in Bangkok and its suburbs, police said, explaining that they believed the ammunition is linked to a group Thais arrested in the United States for illegally exporting restricted firearms to Thailand. 

BANGKOK, June 28 – Thailand will regularly report to the United States on the progress of its efforts to solve human trafficking in an attempt to be removed from Tier 2 Watch List, according to a senior foreign ministry official.

BANGKOK, June 27 – Global foreign direct investment (FDI) will rise to US$1.45 trillion this year with developing countries attracting 52 per cent of capital flows, the International Institute for Trade and Development (ITD) announced today.

BANGKOK, June 27 – The private sector today called on the government to seriously concentrate on improving Thailand’s exports and avoid measures that jeopardise private sector business.

BANGKOK, June 27 – Public Health Minister Pradit Sintavanarong insisted that the latest Thai tobacco regulation which requires 85 per cent of space on cigarette packets dedicated to health warning is appropriate.

BANGKOK, June 27 - The Greenpeace vessel Esperanza is now docked in Bangkok's Klong Toey Port to promote the environmental NGO's campaign to stop destructive overfishing in Thailand.

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