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BANGKOK, Aug 14 – The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called on police not to hurriedly wrap up their investigation into the death of businessman Akeyuth Anchanbutr.

ICT Ministry opposes Line censorship

Thursday, 15 August 2013 By MCOT
BANGKOK, Aug 14 – Thailand's Information and Communication Technology Ministry (ICT) has objected to an attempt by a police agency to interfere in the public's use of Line, a highly…
BANGKOK, Aug 14 – Well-known international figures will participate in Thailand's government-sponsored forum to exchange views on democracy, an activity unrelated to the the country’s political reform, according to Deputy…
BANGKOK, Aug 13 - Thailand has prepared replies to the five-point demand made earlier by a militant group but the next round of peace talks, earlier scheduled for August 18…
BANGKOK, 13 August 2013 The Thai Ministry of Foreign Affairs has provided clarifications to the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) regarding the amnesty bill…
BANGKOK, 13 August 2013 Deputy Commerce Minister Nattawut Saikua has remarked that the United Front for Democracy Against Dictatorship (UDD) would be happy to join talks organized by the political…
BANGKOK, 13 August 2013 The Pollution Control Department has reported that the quality of sea water at 12 beaches on Samet Island now meets the standard. However, people are still…
BANGKOK, 14 August 2013 The Minister of Foreign Affairs has indicated that Nigerian authorities have reaffirmed that the 4 Thais abducted in Nigeria are unharmed, and that he will discuss…
BANGKOK, 13 Aug 2013, Highway Police have arrested drugs agents, seizing a total of 435 kilograms of marijuana bars worth more than 8 million baht. 
BANGKOK, 13 August 2013 Chaturon Chaisang, the Minister of Education chaired a ceremony of presenting computers made available by the Thai Samsung Life Insurance For Children to Learn Program, to…

Malaria alert along Thai-Myanmar border

Wednesday, 14 August 2013 By MCOT
BANGKOK, AUG 13 – Health officials on the Thai-Myanmar border have been instructed to be on alert for the possible spread of malaria particularly at worksites where labour from the…
CHIANG MAI, Aug 13 -- Heavy rain has increased the water level in Huai Khao and Huai Jo and overflowed to flood the residential and the agriculture areas in Chiang…

Four kidnapped Thais safe in Nigeria

Tuesday, 13 August 2013 By MCOT
BANGKOK, Aug 13 – One of the four Thais kidnapped in Nigeria has contacted his employer to inform that they all were safe, but Nigerian police were awaiting the abductors’…
BANGKOK, Aug 12 -- Deputy Prime Minister/Foreign Affairs Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul said today that the Thai authorities were working and coordinating with agencies concerned to free the four Thais kidnapped…
BANGKOK, 11 August 2013  – Majority of Thais say education is the solution to political conflicts, while expressing their desire that they want to see unity and peace in Thailand. 
BANGKOK, 12 Aug 2013,- Foreign Minister Surapong Tovijakchaikul has instructed all related agencies to quickly gather information regarding the Thai workers abducted in Nigeria, in the hope of finding clues…
BANGKOK, 12 Aug 2013, A core leader of the People's Alliance for Democracy (PAD) has urged Democrat MPs to resign from their posts, promising to join hands with them to…
BANGKOK, 12 Aug 2013,  Public Health Minister Dr. Pradit Sintawanarong has instructed 24 provincial public health offices to tighten their dengue fever control measures, proposing that local administration impose laws…
BANGKOK, 12 August 2013 -The Southern Border Provinces Administrative Centre (SBPAC) is expected to discuss the demands set forth by the militant group, BRN, for Thailand to consider before the…
BANGKOK, 12th August 2013  - Many people who live outside the three southern border provinces of Yala, Pattani, and Narathiwat believe that unrest is the most important problem faced by…