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BANGKOK, Nov 26 -  Three drug smuggling suspects were arrested today with one million of the gang’s stock of meth pills seized.
BANGKOK, Nov 26 -- Myanmar migrant workers who have already passed the nationality verification process are entitled to receive Thailand’s Bt300 minimum wage, the same rate as Thai workers under…

300 schools in Pattani close temporarily

Wednesday, 28 November 2012 By MCOT
300 schools in Pattani close temporarily PATTANI, Nov 26 - More than 300 schools in Pattani have closed temporarily since Thursday’s gunning down of a school director while similar moves…

Opposition starts second day of grilling

Wednesday, 28 November 2012 By MCOT
BANGKOK, Nov 26 -- The opposition led by the Democrat party opened the second day of its censure debate on Monday after the first day of grilling ended at about…
BANGKOK, Nov 26 – Retired Gen Boonlert Kaewprasit, self-deposed leader of the Pitak Siam group, stood firm today that his decision to totally call it quits from political activity was…
BANGKOK, Nov 26 – Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said today that Thailand’s economy has continued to revive despite internal conflicts which have hampered a number of national development projects. 
BANGKOK, Nov 25 - The Ministry of Public Health is planning to set up more One Stop Crisis Centres (OSCC) in all communities' hospitals nationwide by next year to help…
BANGKOK, Nov 25 - The Thai Red Cross Society's National Blood Centre thanked all blood donors for their donations, as blood supplies are now sufficient for patients nationwide.
BANGKOK, Nov  25 –  Most Pitak Siam protesters have been released from custody after 138 of them were detained in violation of the Internal Security Act during Saturday’s rally.
BANGKOK, Nov 25 - Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has security agencies considering lifting the Internal Security Act (ISA), saying the government is ready to revoke it if the situation…
BANGKOK, Nov 25 - The opposition started grilling the Yingluck Shinawatra administration Sunday in a three-day timeframe of the censure debate, as the no-confidence vote is set for Wednesday.
BANGKOK, Nov 23 - A senior government official today called on the Thai people to join together in an auspicious event on Dec 5 when His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej…
CHIANG MAI, Nov 23 – Chiang Mai Airport requested the public to release their traditional festive airborne lanterns at fixed hours to avoid negatively impacting aviation.  
BANGKOK, Nov 23 - Deputy Prime Minister Chalerm Yubumrung today repeated his earlier warning on a ‘third party’ infiltration in tomorrow’s massive rally by the anti-government Pitak Siam group in…
BANGKOK, Nov 24 --   Police used tear gas at an anti-government protest who began gathering Saturday at the Royal Plaza for a rally that was intended by the organiser…
BANGKOK, 22 November 2012 - Police in Bang Mod district are gearing up to launch patrol units along waterways in the area, in order to prevent crimes during Loy Krathong…

Med schools gear up for English exam

Monday, 26 November 2012 By NNT
BANGKOK, 22 November 2012 – As part of Thailand's preparations for the Asean Economic Community (AEC), which is set to launch by the end of 2015, medical specialists may need…
TRAT, Nov 23 - The Thai navy's  HTMS Chang was sunk in the sea off Koh Chang in this eastern seaboard province as an artificial reef and diving attraction, according…
PHUKET, Nov 23 - Thailand's southern tourist town of Phuket has organised a sea gypsy 'reunion' to strengthen their network and maintain their tradition and culture, according to Phuket governor…
BANGKOK, Nov 23 – The state-run Transport Co will increase upcountry-bound buses from Bangkok by almost 25 per cent at the Dec 28-31 to cope with increasing numbers of New…