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 2017-09-19 12:40 

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Ex-Miss Teen Thailand hit with drug charges following home raid... +

Actress and former Miss Teen Thailand Amayria "Amy" Jacobs and her boyfriend were arrested early Tuesday morning in Bangkok on drug charges, police announced at a press conference....

 2017-09-19 12:30 

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Yom River floods downtown Sukhothai... +

Sukhothais downtown business area was inundated late Monday night when the Yom River overflowed, topping a sandbag embankment....

 2017-09-19 12:27 

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Concerns as Nan River in Phitsanulok climbs to record high... +

The Nan River in Phitsanulok's Muang district rose to the year's highest level of 7.73 metres on Tuesday....

 2017-09-19 12:25 

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Park cameras nab illegal loggers in Nakhon Ratchasima... +

Nine Cambodians suspected of involvement in illegal logging in Nakhon Ratchasimas Thap Lan National Park were arrested on Monday night after being spotted by the parks surveillance cameras....

 2017-09-19 12:20 

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Phuket to deport troublesome monkeys, reducing indigenous populations... +

Phuket authorities on Monday agreed to move monkeys to nearby smaller islands after receiving complaints of them attacking people....

 2017-09-19 12:01 

Bangkok Post

Money dispute leads wife to break husband's 54 violins... +

NAGOYA: The estranged wife of a former violin maker broke into his house and destroyed 54 violins and 70 bows after they fought over payments for child support, prosecutors said on Tuesday....

 2017-09-19 11:54 

Bangkok Post

Japan deploys interceptor near N. Korea flight path... +

TOKYO: Japan on Tuesday moved a mobile missile-defence system on the northern island of Hokkaido to a base near recent North Korean missile flyover routes....

 2017-09-19 11:35 

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Suu Kyi appeals to global community over Rohingya crisis... +

NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar- Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi reached out to the global community Tuesday in a broad appeal for support over a refugee crisis the UN has decried as "ethnic cleansing", urging outsiders to help her nation unite across religious and et...

 2017-09-19 11:31 

Bangkok Post

Heavy fines for mother, son videoed abusing traffic officer... +

A woman and her hot-tempered teenage son shown in a video clip scolding and spitting at a traffic policeman were each sentenced to a month in jail, suspended for one year, and fined 5,000 and 9,200 baht respectively on Tuesday....

 2017-09-19 11:26 

Bangkok Post

Most SE Asia stocks fall on profit-booking... +

Most Southeast Asian stock markets ended lower on Tuesday on profit-booking and caution ahead of a US Federal Reserve meeting, with the Philippine index posting its biggest single-day fall in more than four months....

 2017-09-19 11:19 

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Udon Thani monk arrested, defrocked for buying marijuana by post... +

A Buddhist monk in Udon Thani was arrested on Monday evening after allegedly ordering a small amount of marijuana by mail....

 2017-09-19 11:03 

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Myanmar ready to verify refugee status 'at any time': Suu Kyi... +

NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar- Aung San Suu Kyi said Tuesday that Myanmar stood ready "at any time" to verify the status of the 410,000 Rohingya Muslims who have fled violence in the last month to aid the return of those eligible for resettlement....

 2017-09-19 10:56 

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Suu Kyi expresses sadness for suffering of all groups in Rakhine... +

NAYPIYIDAW , Myanmar- Aung San Suu Kyi said Tuesday she "feels deeply" for the suffering of "all people" caught up in conflict scorching through Rakhine state, her first comments on a crisis that also mentioned Muslims displaced by violence....

 2017-09-19 10:55 

Bangkok Post

Trump aims to make UN great in debut address... +

NEW YORK: Tuesday will bring a steady flow of big speeches at the United Nations General Assembly in New York, where world leaders will lay out their visions for humanity and address global crises from North Korea to Venezuela....

 2017-09-19 10:45 

Bangkok Post

Cambodia hands cheque-bouncer over to Thai police... +

Cambodian authorities handed a Thai woman fleeing arrest warrants for fraud charges over to Thai police at a border checkpoint on Tuesday....

 2017-09-19 10:35 

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Startup Pi out to slice the charging cord... +

SAN FRANCISCO- Silicon Valley youngster Pi on Monday claimed it had developed the world's first wireless charger that does away with cords or mats to charge devices....

 2017-09-19 10:26 

Bangkok Post

Emerging markets surge stirs valuation debate... +

SYDNEY: One of the worlds best trades this year, going long on emerging-market equities, is even troubling the bulls after handing investors twice the return from developed-country stocks....

 2017-09-19 10:18 

Bangkok Post

SET closes up 2.39 to 1,672.59... +

The Stock Exchange of Thailand main index rose 0.14%, or 2.39 points, to 1,672.59 on Tuesday....

 2017-09-19 10:10 

Bangkok Post

A day in photos... +

A female marine in action and the prime minister in Ayutthaya are featured events on Sept 19, 2017....

 2017-09-19 09:51 

The Nation

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Tokyo's Nikkei tops 20,000 at break helped by weaker yen... +

TOKYO- Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei index rose past 20,000 for the first time in six weeks Tuesday morning after Wall Street edged up to a new record close and a weak yen lifted exporters....

 2017-09-19 09:47 

The Nation

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Monks negotiate floodwater to accept alms in Phichit... +

Monks in a village in Phichits Pho Pratab Chang district walked through floodwater to collect alms on Tuesday morning after the Yom River burst its banks....

 2017-09-19 09:46 

Bangkok Post

More jail time in Singapore for unruly, drunk Australian... +

SINGAPORE: An Australian man imprisoned in Singapore for assaulting airport police officers and other offences during a two-week drunken binge was sentenced to additional jail time by the High Court on Tuesday....

 2017-09-19 09:40 

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Fire breaks out at Tak hotel... +

A fire broke out at a well-known hotel in Taks Mae Sot district late Monday night....

 2017-09-19 09:36 

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All eyes on Suu Kyi as Myanmar leader breaks silence on Rohingya crisis... +

YANGON- Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi is poised Tuesday to break her near-silence on communal violence scorching through Rakhine state, in a televised speech on a Rohingya refugee crisis that has shocked the world and prompted the UN to accuse the count...

 2017-09-19 09:32 

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Man killed by coffin in haunted house attraction went backstage by mistake... +

Hong Kong-based Ocean Park says a man killed by a coffin in its Buried Alive attraction entered the attractions backstage area by mistake....

 2017-09-19 09:25 

Bangkok Post

Senior Chinese leader says has 'shared destiny' with Vietnam... +

BEIJING: China and Vietnam's Communist Parties have a "shared destiny" and the two nations have huge potential for economic cooperation, a senior official said on Tuesday during a visit to Vietnam, which has clashed with China over the South China Sea....

 2017-09-19 09:17 

The Nation

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Mob murders man at Bangkok housing estate... +

A man was hacked and stabbed to death by a mob at a Bangkok housing estate early Tuesday morning following a long feud, police said....

 2017-09-19 09:14 

Bangkok Post

Cabinet approves B87bn to help rice farmers... +

The cabinet on Tuesday approved three loan and subsidy programmes for rice farmers, to help stabilise prices and reduce oversupply of the grain....

 2017-09-19 09:08 

Bangkok Post

Cabinet approves tax deduction for health insurance... +

Private health insurance premiums will be an allowable deduction for personal income tax purposes, up to a maximum 15,000 baht, under a proposal approved by the cabinet on Tuesday....

 2017-09-19 09:01 

Bangkok Post

Thaksin hopes memories of coup not fading away... +

On this day 11 years ago, Sept 19, Thaksin Shinawatra was removed from office by a military coup, and the former prime minister hopes people do not forget that....

 2017-09-19 08:49 

Bangkok Post

Toys R Us seeks bankruptcy in the US... +

WILMINGTON, Delaware, US: The flagship American division of Toys R Us Inc filed for bankruptcy as the retailer, loaded with debt in a buyout more than a decade ago, failed to keep consumers from abandoning its stores for the lower prices and convenience o...

 2017-09-19 08:00 

Bangkok Post

Indonesia to tax assets kept hidden during amnesty... +

JAKARTA: Indonesia's government has issued new regulations aimed at tracing and taxing the wealth of taxpayers who were not pardoned in the nine-month tax amnesty that ended in March....

 2017-09-19 07:56 

The Nation

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NACC must conclude probes within two years under draft bill: Meechai... +

The National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) will be required to complete its investigations within two years under the coming anti-graft bill, Constitution Drafting Commission chairman Meechai Ruchuphan said on Monday....

 2017-09-19 07:29 

The Nation

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Northrop Grumman to buy space firm Orbital for $9.2 bn... +

NEW YORK - US defense group Northrop Grumman will buy out the rocket and missile maker Orbital ATK in a deal worth $9.2 billion, the firms said on Monday....

 2017-09-19 07:27 

Bangkok Post

Foreign tourist arrivals hit 3.13m in Aug... +

A total of 3.13 million international tourists visited the country in August, an 8.66% increase from the same month last year, said Pongpanu Svetarundra, Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Tourism and Sports. Most visitors came from East Asia, Europe, Sou...

 2017-09-19 07:27 

Bangkok Post

Foreign tourist arrivals hit 3.13m in August... +

A total of 3.13 million international tourists visited the country in August, an 8.66% increase from the same month last year, said Pongpanu Svetarundra, Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Tourism and Sports. Most visitors came from East Asia, Europe, Sou...

 2017-09-19 07:25 

The Nation

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Dow, S&P 500 close at new records in New York... +

NEW YORK- Wall Street rose to fresh record closes on Monday, boosted by gains in financial and industrial stocks while investors eyed this week's meeting of the US central bank....

 2017-09-19 07:23 

The Nation

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US has 'many' military options in Korea crisis: Mattis... +

WASHINGTON- The United States has "many" military options against North Korea, including some that don't put Seoul at risk, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Monday....

 2017-09-19 07:23 

Bangkok Post

Vietjet to fly Ho Chi Minh-Phnom Penh route... +

Low-cost carrier Vietjet will begin flying between Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam and Phnom Penh in Cambodia on Nov 24, the company announced....

 2017-09-19 07:20 

The Nation

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Maria an 'extremely dangerous' Category Four hurricane: US forecaster... +

MIAMI- Maria rose in power Monday to become an "extremely dangerous" Category Four hurricane as it barreled toward the Caribbean island of Dominica, the US National Hurricane Center said....

 2017-09-19 07:14 

The Nation

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At UN, countries launch push to end trade in torture goods... +

UNITED NATIONS- About 60 countries led by the European Union on Monday launched a bid at the United Nations to end the trade in goods like electro-shock batons and lethal drugs used to carry out torture and death sentences....

 2017-09-19 07:08 

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Western powers warn Suu Kyi on Rohingya before speech... +

UNITED NATIONS, United States- Britain led world powers Monday in warning Myanmar of potential action if leader Aung San Suu Kyi does not move to end a campaign against the Rohingya minority....

 2017-09-19 07:06 

Bangkok Post

Actress Amelia 'Amy' charged with selling drugs... +

TV actress and former Miss Teen Thailand Amelia Amy" Jacobs and her boyfriend were caught with illicit drugs at a house in Bangkoks Sai Mai district early on Tuesday....

 2017-09-19 07:01 

The Nation

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'It' scares up box office glory for 2 weeks... +

LOS ANGELES- Record-setting horror film "It" dominated the North American box office for the second consecutive weekend, accounting for nearly three times the combined ticket sales of the next two films, final figures showed Monday....

 2017-09-19 06:09 

Bangkok Post

Google joins India's digital payments fray... +

NEW DELHI: Alphabet Inc's Google has launched a localised payments app for India as it tries to gain a foothold in the country's rapidly-growing digital payments space....

 2017-09-19 05:41 

Bangkok Post

SET rises 0.15 to 1,670.35 at midday... +

The Stock Exchange of Thailand main index went up 0.15 points or 0.01% to close at 1,670.35 points at the end of trading session this morning. The trade value was 35.3 billion baht, with 7.5 billion shares traded....

 2017-09-19 05:35 

Bangkok Post

Suu Kyi: Myanmar ready to welcome back refugees... +

YANGON: Myanmar leader Aung Sang Suu Kyi said her government was ready to welcome back Rohingya refugees who fled a crackdown by security forces over the past month....

 2017-09-19 05:06 

Bangkok Post

Hurricane Maria, month's 2nd Cat 5 storm, lashes at Dominica... +

ROSEAU, Dominica: Hurricane Maria swept over the small island of Dominica with catastrophic Category 5 winds overnight, starting a charge into the eastern Caribbean that threatens islands already devastated by Hurricane Irma and holds the possibility of a...

 2017-09-19 04:53 

Bangkok Post

Man stabbed to death in attack at Bangkok housing estate... +

A man was stabbed to death during an attack by a group of more than 20 men at a housing estate in Bangkoks Bang Bon area in the early hours of Tuesday....

 2017-09-19 04:50 

Bangkok Post

First was Doraemon ambulance; now, Minions... +

CHON BURI - Following the well-received launch of his Doraemon-themed ambulance, volunteer rescuer Nirand Leesuwan thought it was time to decorate the inside of his second ambulance this time with a Minions theme....

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