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Environment minister leads planting of 8,400 mangroves in Chonburi

Natural Resources and Environment Minister Surasak Karnjanarat led 1,500 Chonburi officials and residents in planting more than 8,000 mangrove trees in honor of HM...

PM says land tax collection postponed indefinitely

Plans by the government to collect land and buildings tax, aimed at narrowing social disparities and enabling the state to collect more taxes, are...

S. Korea, UAE to jointly penetrate new renewable energy markets

SEJONG, March 6 - South Korea and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will join forces to make inroads into promising renewable energy markets, the...

China to reduce coal consumption for better air

BEIJING, March 6 - China will slash coal consumption by 160 million tonnes in the next five years to reduce air pollution, according to...

Japan responds positively to new BoI policies

Hirunya Suchinai, acting secretary-general of the Board of Investment (BoI), said a positive Japanese response to the new BoI policies was aired during the...

Workers needed for five key industries

As Thailand is now heading towards an elderly society, the Industry Ministry’s Office of Industrial Economics has projected that the country would need about...

DLT develops new app for taxi passengers

After receiving many complaints from passengers on the quality and poor services given by taxi drivers, the Transport Ministry’s Department of Land Transport (DLT)...

Thailand setting up anti-human trafficking centres in 37 at-risk risk provinces

BANGKOK, Feb 23 - The Social Development and Human Security Ministry has ordered the setting up of centres to solve trafficking in women and...

Tourism minister extends condolences on death of Chilean cyclist

BANGKOK, Feb 23 -- Tourism and Sports Minister Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul expressed her concern after a 48-year-old Chilean was killed in a collision by a...

China tops patent applications list in 2014

BEIJING, Feb. 23 - China had more invention patent applications than any other country in 2014 for the fourth year running, official data showed...

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Girlfriend held for stabbing death of jealous lover

The girlfriend of a jealous Chanthaburi construction worker is being held for killing her lover who beat her after she went out with friends...

Chonburi police chief plays DJ for Songkran

Chonburi’s police chief wowed Songkran revelers when he took over as deejay on Pattaya’s “wan lai” party. Pol. Maj. Gen. Nantachart Suppamongkol was joined by...

3 killed on roads in Pattaya area over Songkran

Three motorists died in the Pattaya area during Songkran’s “seven dangerous days” on the roads. Deputy District Chief Chawat Theptat said all three fatalities reported...

Pattaya deputy mayor pays for Naklua bridge steps

Pattaya’s deputy mayor used his own funds to pay for construction of new steps at the Naklua long bridge. Banlue Kullavanijaya admitted that bureaucratic red...

Protesters in Bangladesh after girl is burned to death

Dhaka, Bangladesh (AP) — Dozens of protesters gathered in Bangladesh's capital on Friday to demand justice for an 18-year-old woman who died after being...