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Retirement age extension mulled

Thursday, 06 December 2012 By NNT
BANGKOK, 3 December 2012  - The Office of the Civil Service Commission (OCSC) has revealed plans to push the retirement age to 60 or 62 for public officials, in order…
BANGKOK, 3 December 2012 - Huachiew Chalermprakiet University (HCU) has unveiled a 2-billion baht project to build additional facilities and boost academic proficiency in preparation for the ASEAN Economic Community…
BANGKOK, 3 December 2012 - The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) will begin enforcing its use of fines for litterers in an effort to crack down on pollution in the city.
SA KAEO, Dec 3 - As the December 5 celebration of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s 85th birthday draws nearer, shirts in yellow—the colour of Monday which is his birthday,…
BANGKOK, Dec 3 – Thailand’s  Department of Fisheries officially reopened its aquarium today in honour of His Majesty the King to celebrate his birthday.
BANGKOK, April 16 – Security arrangements at Thailand’s six major airports were reviewed and tightened today after a bomb attack at the Boston Marathon which killed three people and injured…

Another teacher killed in Narathiwat

Wednesday, 05 December 2012 By MCOT
NARATHIWAT, Dec 4  -- Another teacher was killed in Narathiwat last night while riding her motorcycle home from school. The victim became the second woman teacher slain by presumed insurgents…

HM makes space for public audience

Wednesday, 05 December 2012 By NNT
BANGKOK, 3 December 2012 - His Majesty the King has ordered royal guards to reposition themselves during his birthday address to allow his well-wishers more space and a better view…
BANGKOK, 2 December 2012 - To mark World Aids Day yesterday, the Thai Network of People Living With HIV or Aids urged an end to discrimination and violations of their…
BANGKOK, Dec 3 -- The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has begun turning on the lights, colourfully illuminating the ‘Royal Way’,  Ratchadamnoen Road, to celebrate HM King Bhumibol Adulyadej's birthday on…
BANGKOK, Dec 3 – Nearly 90 per cent of Thai children, aged under five, are at risk of damage from second hand smoke from their parents who use tobacco, according…
BANGKOK, Dec 3 – Thailand's main opposition Democrat Party today called on the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) to investigate irregularities in the government’s rice trading under the heavily-attacked rice pledging…
PHUKET, Dec 2 – An arrest warrant was issued for a Hungarian suspected of murdering his business partner, who was also his compatriot in Phuket.

Flood hits two districts of Satun

Thursday, 06 December 2012 By MCOT
SATUN, Dec 2— Forest runoff flooded houses in Khuan Don district and the provincial seat of this southern province on Sunday, affecting residents particularly riverside communities.

Defence volunteer shot dead in Pattani

Thursday, 06 December 2012 By MCOT
PATTANI, Dec 2 – An unknown number of gunmen shot dead a defence volunteer in the southern border province of Pattani.