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BANGKOK, 27 November 2012 - The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has announced that it has halted the opening of two new Bangkok Transit System (BTS) stations, following safety concerns from…
The 7th Princess Chulabhorn International Science Congress, a major gathering of scientists in Thailand, will take place at the Shangri-La Hotel in Bangkok from November 29 to December 3.
BANGKOK, Nov 28 - Thailand's House of Representatives today upheld Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and three cabinet members after a heated no-confidence debate, which started Sunday and ended late last…
PATTANI, Nov 28 - More than 300 schools in this violence-plagued province in Thailand's deep South, closed since Monday following the murder of a school principal, will reopen Friday.

Floods hit Samui

Saturday, 01 December 2012 By NNT
SURAT THANI, 27 November 2012 - Authorities on Koh Samui of Surat Thani province have been ordered to stay alert around the clock after a downpour flooded many parts of…
CHIANG MAI, Nov 28 - The Loy Krathong festival in this northern province is distinctive due to Lanna northern-style lantern contests and other activities to be held in the evening. 

Youth forgetting how to communicate

Friday, 30 November 2012 By NNT
BANGKOK, 25 November 2012 -The Office of Higher Education Commission (Ohec) revealed that young people are having problems with interpersonal skills because instead of having face-to-face conversations, they are talking…
The Ministry of Social Development and Human Security has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to provide employment opportunities for disabled persons, as part of the celebration of the United…
BANGKOK, Nov 27 – Thai people laughed their heads off when a video clip of Thai sailors performing the globally-viral Gangnam Style dance went online a few months ago. 
NAKHON PHANOM, Nov 27 -- Nearly 300,000 meth pills were seized in baggage left on the banks of the Mekong River in this northeastern Thai province. 
BANGKOK, Nov 27 – A total of 127 persons arrested Saturday at the protest against the government and charged with breaching the Internal Security Act (ISA) have been released on…
BANGKOK, Nov 27 – The Thai Parliament’s no-confidence debate, which entered its third day today, is expected to end by midnight as agreed by the government and the opposition. 

PM revokes Internal Security Act

Thursday, 29 November 2012 By MCOT
BANGKOK, Nov 26 - Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra today signed an order revoking the Internal Security Act (ISA) imposed in three districts of Bangkok to maintain law and order…
BANGKOK, Nov 27 – Commerce Minister Boonsong Teriyapirom brushed aside an allegation that the rice pledging scheme has incurred a Bt20 billion loss to the government, but vowed to stop…
SONGKHLA, Nov 27 – Residents of the southern coastal provinces along the Gulf of Thailand from Prachuab Khiri Khan to Nakhon Si Thammarat have been warned of heavy rainfall and…
BANGKOK, Nov 27 -- His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej visited Chitralada Palace Monday to review progress of the projects he initiated as well as to visit the Royal Elephant Museum…
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…