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 2018-07-21 12:46 

Bangkok Post

Hundreds protest threat to ban HK party...

HONG KONG: Hundreds of protesters rallied on Saturday against the government's attempt to ban a pro-independence political party, saying it dealt the most serious threat to the territory's freedom of association since its return to Chinese rule....

 2018-07-21 10:32 

Bangkok Post

Big party planned for cave rescue contributors...

The government will stage the "United as One" party on Aug 1 to thank everyone who took part in and helped with the rescue mission of 12 young footballers and their coach from the Tham Luang cave in Chiang Rai....

 2018-07-21 10:08 

Bangkok Post

Legless body found in Saen Saep canal...

The legless body of a man was found floating in the Saen Saep canal in Hua Mak district of Bangkok on Saturday....

 2018-07-21 09:56 

Bangkok Post

Indian Muslim beaten to death over cows...

NEW DELHI: A Muslim man was beaten to death by a mob in western India over allegations of smuggling cows, police said on Saturday, despite calls by the country's highest court for immediate steps to stop deadly mob violence across the country....

 2018-07-21 09:33 

Bangkok Post

Asia's only dog-racing track closes...

BEIJING: Macau authorities have taken in more than 500 greyhounds abandoned following the closure on Saturday of Asia's only legal dog-racing track....

 2018-07-21 08:36 

Bangkok Post

Body of ex-Muay Thai star found...

SUKHOTHAI: The body of a former Muay Thai star was found floating in front of a riverside temple on Saturday after he was swept away by strong currents in the Yom River early on Friday....

 2018-07-21 07:43 

Bangkok Post

Trang River bridge closing July 23-24...

TRANG: A temporary bridge over the Trang River in Kantang district will be closed on Monday and Tuesday to make way for the laying of foundation piles for a new bridge....

 2018-07-21 07:40 

Bangkok Post

Writing of civil partnership bill to be finished in September...

The civil partnership bill for same-sex couples is in the final stages of drafting, which will be completed by September, according to the Justice Ministry....

 2018-07-21 06:45 

Bangkok Post

Kobsak quits Myanmar panel on Rohingya...

YANGON: Former foreign minister Kobsak Chutikul has quit an international advisory panel on strife-torn Rakhine state, saying the body appointed by Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi risks becoming "part of the problem" in the conflict that has force...

 2018-07-21 06:00 

Bangkok Post

10 hurt in Germany bus knife attacks...

BERLIN: A man armed with a kitchen knife attacked passengers Friday on a crowded city bus in northern Germany before being overpowered and arrested, authorities said. Ten people were injured, three of them seriously....

 2018-07-21 05:13 

Bangkok Post

Fire guts school building in Nakhon Sawan...

NAKHON SAWAN: A fire ravaged a school building in Kao Lieo district in the early hours of Saturday, completely burning it down. No injuries were reported....

 2018-07-21 03:28 

Bangkok Post

Gold prices up B100 to B19,500...

The Gold Traders Association this morning announced the buying prices at 19,056.12 baht per baht-weight for gold ornaments, and 19,400 baht per baht-weight for gold bars....

 2018-07-21 01:44 

Bangkok Post

Smartcard VAT repayment set for August...

Repayment of VAT to the government's welfare smartcard holders is scheduled to start in August, says Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak....

 2018-07-21 01:11 

Bangkok Post

NACC still seeking 'crucial' details in luxury watch case...

The national anti-graft body on Friday claimed it is still seeking crucial information from companies abroad that sold the luxury watches seen worn by Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon before it can conclude its fact-finding probe into the watch scan...

 2018-07-20 21:00 

Bangkok Post

Shipments' streak hits 16 months...

Exports grew for a 16th straight month in June, but at a slower pace due to a bigger base last year....

 2018-07-20 21:00 

Bangkok Post

Boar interviews come under fire...

Thai officials have slammed international news agencies' exclusive interviews with the boys rescued from Tham Luang cave in Chiang Rai, saying the media coverage risks violating child protection laws....

 2018-07-20 14:08 

Bangkok Post

Rainy weekend looms, Kanchanaburi swamped...

The upper northern and western regions of the country are bracing for heavy rain this weekend, although tropical storm Son-Tinh is losing steam....

 2018-07-20 13:10 

Bangkok Post

3 Japanese execs indicted in Thai bribery case...

TOKYO: Japanese prosecutors on Friday dropped a bribery charge in Thailand against a power plant manufacturer, citing the company's cooperation with investigations under Japan's first plea-bargain deal....

 2018-07-20 12:45 

Bangkok Post

PM Lee the target in hack of 1.5m Singapore health records...

SINGAPORE: A cyberattack on Singapore's public health system breached the records of 1.5 million people and targeted the prime minister, a two-time cancer survivor, officials said Friday....

 2018-07-20 12:09 

Bangkok Post

Tug-of-war girl a Facebook superstar...

NAKHON SAWAN: The spotlight may have shifted from the Tham Luang cave boys, but another Thai youngster has become a global Facebook celebrity....

 2018-07-20 12:01 

Bangkok Post

Trump threatens to tax all China imports...

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump has indicated that he's willing to hit every product imported from China with tariffs, sending US markets sliding before the opening bell Friday....

 2018-07-20 11:39 

Bangkok Post

Premier Leaguer's military deferral bid stirs Singapore...

SINGAPORE: Singapore's refusal to allow its first footballer signed to the English Premier League to defer compulsory military service has sparked a debate over whether the rigidity of its conscription law is preventing young people from pursuing thei...

 2018-07-20 11:08 

Bangkok Post

Road to Doi Angkhang to be closed for 9 months...

A section of road to a tourist destination on Doi Angkhang mountain in Chiang Mai will be closed for nine months, starting on Wednesday, for major repairs....

 2018-07-20 10:53 

Bangkok Post

Gunmen kill radio commentator in Philippines...

MANILA: A Filipino radio commentator was shot about a dozen times as he was leaving for work Friday in a new fatal attack in a country with an alarming record of killings of journalists. The assailants escaped....

 2018-07-20 10:45 

Bangkok Post

1.5m health records stolen in Singapore cyberattack...

SINGAPORE: Hackers have stolen health records belonging to 1.5 million Singaporeans, including Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong who was specifically targeted in the city state's biggest ever data breach, authorities said Friday....

 2018-07-20 10:34 

Bangkok Post

K Plus tops Apple app downloads in Thailand...

K Plus of Kasikornbank has emerged as Thailand's most popular app on Apple's iOS platform in a report which also saw commercial banks dominate the list....

 2018-07-20 09:09 

Bangkok Post

Official slams agencies' interviews with Wild Boars...

International news agencies' exclusive interviews with the boys rescued from Tham Luang cave in Chiang Rai province may depress the young boys, justice deputy permanent secretary Tawatchai Thaikyo warned Friday....

 2018-07-20 08:45 

Bangkok Post

Japan to ban passengers carrying knives onto trains...

TOKYO: The Transport Ministry said on Friday that passengers will be prohibited from carrying unpacked knives onto trains as part of new security measures following a recent fatal stabbing rampage on a bullet train....

 2018-07-20 07:36 

Bangkok Post

N.Korea economy shrinks at sharpest rate in 20 years...

SEOUL: North Korea's economy contracted at the sharpest rate in two decades in 2017, South Korea's central bank estimated on Friday, in a clear sign international sanctions imposed to stop Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programmes have hit gr...

 2018-07-20 07:28 

Bangkok Post

S.Korean ex-leader sentenced to 8 more years in prison...

SEOUL: A South Korean court on Friday sentenced former South Korean President Park Geun-hye to an additional eight years for abusing state funds and violating election laws....

 2018-07-20 07:06 

Bangkok Post

Ex-Singapore Airlines superjumbo gets a new life...

FRANKFURT/PARIS: The world's largest passenger jet is finally getting a second life....

 2018-07-20 06:58 

Bangkok Post

Giant painting commemorates Wild Boars rescue mission...

CHIANG RAI: Artists from across the northern region have painted a large tableau on canvas at the Art Bridge Chiang Rai (ABCR) centre in Muang district commemorating the rescue of the 12 "Wild Boars" and their football coach....

 2018-07-20 06:53 

Bangkok Post

Major banks' earnings beat estimates...

Banking shares rose on Friday after the four biggest lenders all reported second-quarter profit that beat market estimates, as a decision to waive fees for digital transactions had a milder impact than analysts expected....

 2018-07-20 06:28 

Bangkok Post

At least 11 drown as 'duck boat' capsizes in Missouri...

At least 11 people including children drowned when an amphibious "duck boat" carrying 31 people capsized and sank in stormy weather on a lake in Missouri on Thursday....

 2018-07-20 06:05 

Bangkok Post

KBank's net profit up 13% for H1...

Kasikornbank reported a net profit of 21.68 billion baht for the first half of this year, up 13.18% year-on-year, mainly on reduced default provisions....

 2018-07-20 05:57 

Bangkok Post

Thailand, Bhutan agree to boost trade, investment...

Thailand and Bhutan agreed to use the Joint Trade Committee as a main driver to boost trade and investment between the two countries during summit talks on Thursday....

 2018-07-20 05:57 

Bangkok Post

Thailand, Bhutan agree to boost trade, investment...

Thailand and Bhutan agreed to use the Joint Trade Committee as a main driver to boost trade and investment between the two countries during summit talks on Thursday....

 2018-07-20 05:37 

Bangkok Post

SET up 18.13 points to 1,665.02 at midday...

The Stock Exchange of Thailand's main index went up 18.13 points, or 1.10%, to close at 1,665.02 points at the end of trading session this morning. The trade value was 31.14 billion baht with 8.99 billion shares traded....

 2018-07-20 04:58 

Bangkok Post

Malaysia finance minister cuts growth projection...

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng pared back expectations for economic growth for this year to about 5% as the export-reliant nation braces for knock-on effects of a brewing trade war....

 2018-07-20 04:50 

Bangkok Post

Vietnam tries American detained during protests...

HANOI: The one-day trial of an American man of Vietnamese descent who was detained during nationwide protests in Vietnam last month opened in a Ho Chi Minh City court on Friday, a court official told Reuters....

 2018-07-20 04:27 

Bangkok Post

Police: Man shot multiple times a criminal suspect...

SAMUT PRAKAN: A man who was chased by three cars and shot repeatedly in Muang district early Thursday morning was earlier wanted under an arrest warrant for attempted murder....

 2018-07-20 04:11 

Bangkok Post

Hunt continues for crocodile in Phuket...

PHUKET: Officials are still searching for a crocodile spotted offshore in Muang district after the reptile narrowly escaped the hunt in the early hours of Friday....

 2018-07-20 03:42 

Bangkok Post

Thai AirAsia X to seek an IPO soon...

Thai AirAsia X, part of Malaysia's AirAsia X Bhd, will be seeking an IPO soon, AirAsia CEO Tony Fernandes tweeted on Friday....

 2018-07-20 02:46 

Bangkok Post

Tornadoes sweep through Iowa; major damage and some injuries...

DES MOINES, Iowa: A flurry of tornadoes that formed unexpectedly swept through central Iowa Thursday, injuring at least 17 people, flattening buildings in three cities and forcing the evacuation of a hospital....

 2018-07-20 02:37 

Bangkok Post

Gold prices unchanged...

The Gold Traders Association on Friday morning announced buying prices at 18,904.52 baht per baht-weight for gold ornaments and 19,250.00 baht per baht-weight for gold bars....

 2018-07-20 01:10 

Bangkok Post

AoT expects revenue bump for next year...

Airports of Thailand Plc (AoT), the operator of six international airports, expects revenue to rise healthily once its 220-billion-baht expansion plan is completed next year....

 2018-07-20 00:55 

Bangkok Post

True Incube tags 6 partners for Thai SME ramp-up...

True Incube, Thailand's leading tech startup incubator and accelerator under True Corporation, has teamed up with six domestic and international partners to strengthen local startups....

 2018-07-20 00:33 

Bangkok Post

Milk makers mull harm of trans fat ban...

Two leading condensed milk makers remain positive that the Public Health Ministry's new rule banning the production, import and distribution of food containing trans fats will only temporarily affect consumer sentiment....

 2018-07-20 00:11 

Bangkok Post

Gen Apirat poised to grab top army post...

Assistant army chief Apirat Kongsompong is poised to take over the army's top post as the annual military reshuffle lists are being prepared in a move that would further cement the regime's power to run the country, according to a military source....

 2018-07-20 00:02 

Bangkok Post

PACC takes action on abuse complaints from foreigners...

Around 30 complaints have been submitted to the Public Sector Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) by foreign tourists and business operators claiming they were badly treated by Thai authorities....

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