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BANGKOK (AP) — A bomb exploded at a popular open-air shrine located at a key Bangkok intersection Monday evening, killing at least 20 people and injuring 140 others. The improvised bomb blew up around 7 p.m. Monday at the Erawan Shrine, an open-air Hindu temple frequented...
BANGKOK (AP) — Police on Tuesday combed through shattered glass and other debris from a Bangkok bomb blast that killed at least 18 people and injured more than 100 the night before, trying to determine who set off the most devastating single attack in the...
BANGKOK (AP) — A bomb exploded Monday evening at a popular shrine in the heart of Bangkok, an area frequented by thousands of tourists, office workers and shoppers, killing at least 16 people and injuring dozens of others, officials said. The bomb exploded inside the Erawan...
BANGKOK, 28 June 2015 (NNT) - The government has pledged to lift the quality of life of low-income earners within three years. During his weekly televised address, Prime Minister and leader of the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) Prayut Chan-o-cha disclosed that the government’s...
BANGKOK, Dec 10 – Thai politicians have been branded as the most corrupt people in the country, followed by civil servants, according to a Suan Dusit University poll.    
BANGKOK, 22 November 2012  - The Environment Department has expressed concern over the amount of garbage in Bangkok, which has drastically increased from the same period of last year by a rate of 800 tons per day.
CBRE Thailand was appointed by the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Thailand as the consultant for the establishment of the first Korean Cultural Centre and Korean Studies Centre in Thailand.  CBRE’s Retail Services team successfully secured approximately 1,400sqm of space at a 3-storey...
BANGKOK, 8 September 2012 – The Social Development and Human Security Ministry is set to organize this year’s National Youth Day celebrations, in another bid to help prompt Thai youths for the realization of the ASEAN Community.
BANGKOK, 7 September 2012  – The government has assured that all state agencies related to the drug clampdown policy will be successful in blocking the influx of narcotics into the country. 
BANGKOK, Sept 7- Opposition leader Abhisit Vejjajiva is attending an international meeting today at Prince of Songkhla University on procedures for building peace in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) region.

Military continues dredging canals in Bangkok

Saturday, 08 September 2012 13:27
BANGKOK, Sept 7 – Thailand's Armed Forces Development Command continued dredging Bangkok’s canals, with work expected to finish later this month.

Chronic diseases haunt Thai population

Saturday, 08 September 2012 13:25
BANGKOK, Sept 7 – Non-contagious chronic diseases kill more than 100,000 Thai people a year, almost half of them under the age of  60.
BANGKOK, 7 September 2012  - The Meteorological Department continues to issue weather warnings of heavy rains to residents of 10 provinces in the Central region, the Northeast and the East. 
  Bangkok, September 7, 2012: The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has launched “FROM THAISPECTIVE”, its latest campaign aimed at showing Thailand from unique and rare angles. Taking a radically different approach from previous campaigns, “FROM THAISPECTIVE” goes beyond sharing experiences from visitor to visitor and...
BANGKOK, 6 September 2012  – An expert in children brain and development has revealed that tablet computers for first grade students can slow down their brain development. 
BANGKOK, 8 September 2012  – The Thai central bank is keeping a watchful eye on the financial institutions, due to worries of continued loan growth. 

Flood center opened in Ayutthaya

Friday, 07 September 2012 10:24
BANGKOK, 6 September 2012 – Ayutthaya province has now opened a flood command center for the people, focusing on 4 procedures -- prevention, preparation, problem solving, and rehabilitation. 
BANGKOK, 7 September 2012  – The Finance Ministry is poised to lower taxes on automobile in a bid to ready Thailand for the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) in 2015.

Forbes: CP family richest in Thailand

Saturday, 08 September 2012 13:45
BANGKOK, 7 September 2012  – According to Forbes magazine, Charoen Pokphand Group (CP) Chairman Dhanin Chearavanont is the richest person in Thailand. 

Bangkok flood drainage tests satisfying

Friday, 07 September 2012 10:21
BANGKOK, 6 September 2010  – Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has indicated the government’s flood drainage test on the western side of Bangkok yesterday produced a better-than-expected result. 
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