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BANGKOK, Oct 1 –  More than 1,500 people rallied at the Thai capital’s historic Royal Plaza today, calling on the Thai government to solve the country’s habitat and settlement problems.
BANGKOK, 30 September 2012 – The National Office of Buddhism (NOB) has revealed more than a hundred temples across the country have been seriously affected by the flooding to the…
BANGKOK, Sept 30 - About 30 percent of Thais living abroad have been found with mental health problems, according to the Thai deputy public health minister.
BANGKOK, Sept 30 – The flood prevention dyke at the Lat Krabang Industrial Estate was repaired Saturday night as the governor of Industrial Estate Authority of Thailand (IEAT) confirmed flooding…
BANGKOK, 28 September 2012  - The Department of Medical Sciences, Ministry of Public Health, has opened a Thai Herb Center which houses all well-researched native medicinal plants in the country,…
TRANG, 29 September 2012  - A strong windstorm swept in, toppled and snapped rubber trees spreading over a little more than three rai of land. The devastated lands belong to…
BANGKOK, 29 September 2012 – The Royal Irrigation Department has assured that the water from upstream will not have any damaging impact on the economic zones of Bangkok and surrounding…

PM to attend AEC workshop on 24 Oct

Wednesday, 03 October 2012 By NNT
BANGKOK, 28 September 2012  - Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra will preside over the opening of a workshop on preparations for the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), on 24 October 2012. The…
BANGKOK, 28 September 2012  – Most Bangkok residents are not confident in the government’s flood management measures, believing that flood devastation will reoccur this year; according to The University of…
NEW YORK, 28 September 2012 – Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has visited New York’s well-known Grand Central Station to observe its transportation system in order to apply it to the…
BANGKOK, 28 September 2012  -Thai citizens planning to travel to Saudi Arabia for the Hajj pilgrimage and those who return from the Hajj are urged to beware of a new…
BANGKOK, Sept 27 - Thailand's yellow shirt movement, the People's Alliance for Democracy (PAD), on Thursday issued a statement condemning its rival red shirt following a recent clash of supporters…
BANGKOK, Sept 28 – Red Shirt activist Yossawaris Chuklom, better known for his professional name as a leading comedian, Jeng Dokjik, was released on bail by Criminal Court Friday after…

A royal treat for European audiences

Tuesday, 02 October 2012 By MCOT
BRUSSELS, Sept 28 – Belgian and Thai audiences voiced compliments on a concert of royal compositions by His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej held at the Conservatoire Royal de Bruxelles in…
BANGKOK, Sept 28 - Public Health Minister Witthaya Buranasiri said Friday that over 30,000 persons suffered from flood-related illnesses since floodwaters hit 14 provinces early this month.

PM concludes trip to US

Tuesday, 02 October 2012 By MCOT
BANGKOK, Sept 29 -- Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has concluded 4-day trip to the United States and returned to Bangkok on Saturday.
BANGKOK, Sept 27 – The Criminal Court today sentenced former MP and Red Shirt activist Jatuporn Prompan to six months in jail, suspended to a two-year probation, on charges of…
BANGKOK, 29 September 2012 -Two small quakes were detected four hours apart in Chiang Mai in the North and Kanchanaburi in the West, with no initial reports of injuries and…
BANGKOK, 29 September 2012 - A monsoon trough is still prevalent in the lower central part, the upper South and the East of Thailand. Residents in disaster prone areas have…
BANGKOK, 27 September 2012  – The Customs Department is planning to request a share in the Finance Ministry’s planned borrowings of 2.2 trillion baht, and will spend it on building…