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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.

PM attends trooping the colour rehearsal

Wednesday, 05 December 2012 By MCOT
BANGKOK, Dec 2 – Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Sunday along with the Army Commander in Chief joined Sunday’s rehearsal for the oath of allegiance ceremony and the Trooping of…

TDRI studies how to better manage water

Wednesday, 05 December 2012 By NNT
BANGKOK, 30 November 2012 - The Thailand Development Research Institute (TDRI) has launched an extended study into water management in the Kingdom aimed at both addressing floods and avoiding drought.
BANGKOK, 30 November 2012 - A member of the Election Commission (EC) has confirmed that Members of Parliament involved with the United Front for Democracy Against Dictatorship (UDD) and its…
RANONG, Nov 30 - Myanmar authorities today released seven Thais sentenced to jail for illegal entry, forest encroachment and arms possession, while two others remain imprisoned for drug-related offences. 
BANGKOK, Dec 1 -- Deputy Prime Minister and Education Minister Phongthep Thepkanjana and his ministerial deputy, Sermsak Pongpanich, will visit the southern provinces on December 6 to give moral support…
BANGKOK, Nov 30 – Embattled Pheu Thai MP Korkaew Pikulthong was sent to the Bangkok Remand Prison today after the Criminal Court revoked his bail on terrorism charges. 
BANGKOK, Nov 30 - Thailand has provided US$100,000 in humanitarian aid to the Myanmar government to assist victims of violence in Rakhine state, a Thai foreign ministry official said on…
BANGKOK, Dec 1 --  Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Saturday called on the Thai people to join together for an auspicious event on December 5 when His Majesty King Bhumibol…

Pink Line Muang Thong Thani link mulled

Tuesday, 04 December 2012 By MCOT
BANGKOK, 29 November - A proposal has been put forward to extend the planned Pink Line MRT extension to Muang Thong Thani on Chaeng Wattana road, and for the establishment…

Bruda whale carcass found in Chumphon

Tuesday, 04 December 2012 By MCOT
CHUMPHON, Nov 29 – The carcass of a Bruda whale, weighing an estimated 20 tonnes, was found on the shoreline of this southern province near King Mongkut's Institute of Technology…
BANGKOK, Nov 29 - Thailand's press associations on Thursday asked the Senate rights committee to probe the alleged police violations of media rights and liberty in their operations during last…
BANGKOK, Nov 29 – Thailand’s Criminal Court did not give its ruling today on a petition to revoke bail for five Pheu Thai MPs on terrorism charges.
BANGKOK, Nov 30 – The Foreign Ministry and other government agencies did not reach agreement on the ministry’s move to endorse the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court (ICC) over…
PATTANI, Nov 30 – Embattled state schools in this southern province, closed for a week after the murder of a school principal last Friday, will reopen Monday after an official…

Students oppose alcohol near schools

Monday, 03 December 2012 By NNT
BANGKOK, 29 November - A student prohibitionist group has pressed for the Ministry of Education to draw up and enforce new measures to ban any sale of alcohol near schools.
CHONBURI, Nov 30 – Three Iranians with Bt300 million in methamphetamines were arrested in this eastern Thai seaboard province, police reported.
BANGKOK, 28 November - Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra convened a meeting with her cabinet members, instructing them to clarify any corruption allegations raised during the no-confidence debate.
BANGKOK, Nov 29 - The Bangkok Metro Company Limited (BMCL), the underground train operator, is offering a free ride for fathers on His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s birthday, which Thailand…
CHONBURI, Nov 29 – Thailand’s Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency (GISTDA) has launched a Space Krenovation Park (SKP) at the Thaichote Satellite Control Station in Sriracha district to further…