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 2019-10-14 03:00 

Bangkok Post

NBTC: EEC may get first taste of 5G adoption...

The Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) areas could see 5G rolled out, along with industrial and healthcare zones by next October, says the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC)....

 2019-10-14 02:03 

Bangkok Post

Individual banking agent licences studied...

The Bank of Thailand wants to grant individual banking agent licences for basic financial transactions to broaden consumer alternatives in accessing financial services....

 2019-10-14 01:45 

Bangkok Post

Japan rescuers seek survivors after Typhoon Hagibis kills 35...

TOKYO: Tens of thousands of rescue workers were searching Monday for survivors of powerful Typhoon Hagibis, two days after the storm slammed into Japan, killing at least 35 people....

 2019-10-14 00:25 

Bangkok Post

Singapore eases monetary policy, Q3 GDP rises...

SINGAPORE: Singapore's central bank eased its monetary policy for the first time in three years on Monday, as widely expected....

 2019-10-14 00:09 

Bangkok Post

Kunlavut reaches historic milestone...

Kunlavut Vitidsarn made history on Sunday when be became the first player to win three successive boys' singles title at the BWF World Junior Championships....

 2019-10-13 23:50 

Bangkok Post

Cops ask Facebook for help with cybercrimes...

Singapore: The Crime Suppression Division (CSD) has pledged to better protect people against cybercrime, following a meeting with Facebook officials at the company's Singapore headquarters....

 2019-10-13 23:31 

Bangkok Post

High-tech plans for a better future...

Science and technology strategist, Kittiphong Phromwong, the man behind the state's much-touted "Thailand 4.0" scheme, believes it is not too difficult to see Thais earning more and becoming richer....

 2019-10-13 22:13 

Bangkok Post

NHSO eyes clean sweep of funds...

The National Health Security Office (NHSO) expects the 13 public health funds which have not joined the National Clearing House (NCH) system to take part soon, so it can use their database to formulate better strategies for future policies....

 2019-10-13 21:41 

Bangkok Post

Jurin wants RCEP deal by Nov meet...

Sixteen nations under the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) have vowed to conclude negotiations on a long-awaited free trade agreement by the end of this year, says Commerce Minister Jurin Laksanawisit....

 2019-10-13 21:31 

Bangkok Post

Gentle giants' prime pasture...

Koh Libong is one among over 550 islands in the Andaman Sea. Yet the island is known as the de facto capital city for dugongs....

 2019-10-13 21:31 

Bangkok Post

Court help mulled over budget...

The opposition will petition the Constitutional Court to rule on the legality of the 3.2-trillion-baht budget bill for the fiscal year of 2020, if the government fails to provide expenditure details as required by the constitution....

 2019-10-13 21:31 

Bangkok Post

ACT joins chemical ban bandwagon...

The Anti-Corruption Organisation of Thailand (ACT) on Sunday piled pressure on Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha to get him to advocate for a ban on three toxic farming chemicals, and urge the National Hazardous Substances Committee (NHSC) to explain its d...

 2019-10-13 21:21 

Bangkok Post

PM urged to clarify army link...

The Pheu Thai Party on Sunday said Gen Prayut must make it clear that the government was not behind army chief Gen Apirat Kongsompong's controversial remarks against academics and politics....

 2019-10-13 12:45 

Bangkok Post

Candles carry the torch for late King Bhumibol...

Candles lit up Siriraj Hospital on Sunday night as mourners paid their respects to His Majesty King Bhumibol the Great, who passed away three years ago....

 2019-10-13 12:41 

Bangkok Post

Hong Kong protests force many restaurants to close permanently...

Stand-alone restaurants in Hong Kong which are not part of a big dining group are finding it increasingly difficult to keep their doors open amid ongoing political protests....

 2019-10-13 11:45 

Bangkok Post

IS families escape Syria camp as Turkey battles Kurds...

QAMISHLI, Syria: Hundreds of relatives of foreign jihadists escaped from a displacement camp in northern Syria, Kurdish authorities said Sunday, as the number of people fleeing a Turkish assault soared to 130,000....

 2019-10-13 11:44 

Bangkok Post

Philippine diplomat apologises to China for tweets on Mao...

MANILA: The Philippines' top diplomat apologised on Sunday for Twitter posts on Mao Zedong, the founding father of the People's Republic of China, including referring to the revolutionary leader as "burnt rice"....

 2019-10-13 11:16 

Bangkok Post

Cops ask Facebook for help with cybercrimes...

SINGAPORE: The Crime Suppression Division (CSD) has pledged to better protect people against cybercrimes, following a meeting with Facebook officials at the company's Singapore headquarters....

 2019-10-13 10:46 

Bangkok Post

Former red-shirt defends Apirat's inflammatory speech...

Suporn Atthawong, a former hard-core leader of the red-shirt United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD), has come out in defence of Apirat Kongsompong after the army chief on Friday delivered a strongly-worded speech lashing out at politicians ...

 2019-10-13 10:41 

Bangkok Post

For King Bhumibol...

Mourners throng Siriraj Hospital on Sunday to show their respect to His Majesty King Bhumibol the Great, who passed away there on Oct 13, 2016. — Wichan Charoenkiatpakul...

 2019-10-13 10:33 

Bangkok Post

Hospital apologises for dead body mix-up...

BURI RAM: Better check the body wrapped in white clothes before holding a religious ceremony....

 2019-10-13 08:27 

Bangkok Post

Typhoon leaves 19 dead as Japan launches major rescue...

TOKYO: Helicopters, boats and thousands of troops were deployed across Japan Sunday to rescue people stranded in flooded homes Sunday as the death toll from a ferocious typhoon climbed to at least 19 with more than a dozen missing. One woman fell to her d...

 2019-10-13 08:27 

Bangkok Post

Typhoon leaves 25 dead as Japan launches major rescue...

TOKYO: Helicopters, boats and thousands of troops were deployed across Japan Sunday to rescue people stranded in flooded homes Sunday as the death toll from a ferocious typhoon climbed to at least 25 with more than a dozen missing. One woman fell to her d...

 2019-10-13 06:59 

Bangkok Post

Woman killed, 2 injured as pickup rams parked cars...

NAKHON SI THAMMARAT: A woman was killed and two other people injured after a speeding pickup truck rammed into nine vehicles parked along a road in Muang district of this southern province on Saturday night, police said....

 2019-10-13 06:52 

Bangkok Post

Merit-making ceremonies for beloved late King...

Thais across the country showed their respect to late King Bhumibol the Great on Sunday by making merit for their beloved monarch, who passed away three years ago and left behind his priceless legacy to the Kingdom....

 2019-10-13 06:45 

Bangkok Post

China's blacklisted AI firms: what you should know...

BEIJING: The Chinese high-tech companies blacklisted by Washington over alleged ties to rights abuses are rising stars in China's ambitious drive to overtake the United States in the technology sector....

 2019-10-13 06:45 

Bangkok Post

Croquet an unlikely hit for Vietnam retirees...

HANOI: Best known as a historic pastime among Europe's upper crust, croquet has found an unlikely fan base among Vietnamese retirees eager to fill their diaries and move their limbs....

 2019-10-13 06:45 

Bangkok Post

Facebook researchers use maths for better translations...

PARIS: Designers of machine translation tools still mostly rely on dictionaries to make a foreign language understandable. But now there is a new way: numbers....

 2019-10-13 05:32 

Bangkok Post

Second Thai-Myanmar Friendship Bridge to open Oct 30...

The second Thai-Myanmar Friendship Bridge across the Moei river in Tak's Mae Sot district will be officially opened on Oct 30, according to a press release from the Highway Department....

 2019-10-13 04:49 

Bangkok Post

Two killed in Phetchabun accident...

PHETCHABUN: A woman and a child were killed and the driver injured after a pick-up loaded with vegetables overturned while running downhill in Lom Kao district of this central northern province on Sunday morning, according to a police report....

 2019-10-13 04:09 

Bangkok Post

Majority believe Budget Bill will sail through parliament: Suan Dusit Poll...

A majority of people believe the 3.2-trillion-baht Budget Bill proposed by the government will sail through parliament, according to the result of an opinion survey by the Suan Dusit Rajabhat University, or Suan Dusit Poll....

 2019-10-13 04:09 

Bangkok Post

Most believe budget bill will sail through parliament: poll...

A majority of people believe the 3.2-trillion-baht budget bill proposed by the government will sail through parliament, according to the result of an opinion survey by the Suan Dusit Rajabhat University, or Suan Dusit Poll....

 2019-10-13 04:09 

Bangkok Post

Most unhappy with budget but expect bill to pass: poll...

A majority of people believe the 3.2-trillion-baht budget bill proposed by the government will sail through parliament, according to the result of an opinion survey by the Suan Dusit Rajabhat University, or Suan Dusit Poll....

 2019-10-13 03:01 

Bangkok Post

Many think govt unable to solve country's problems: Nida Poll...

An opinion survey carried out by the National Institute for Development Administration, or Nida Poll, reveals that nearly one half of the people polled think the government has not been able to work effectively to solve the country's problems while a ...

 2019-10-13 03:01 

Bangkok Post

Many think govt can't solve country's problems: poll...

An opinion survey carried out by the National Institute for Development Administration, or Nida Poll, reveals that almost half of the people polled think the government has not been able to work effectively to solve the country's problems. A much smal...

 2019-10-13 02:45 

Bangkok Post

Property investors turn to SE Asia amid Hong Kong unrest...

KUALA LUMPUR: From luxury Singapore apartments to Malaysian seafront condos, Hong Kong investors are shifting cash into Southeast Asian property, demoralised by increasingly violent protests as well as the China-US trade war....

 2019-10-13 01:01 

Bangkok Post

Four dead, 17 missing as fierce Typhoon Hagibis pounds Tokyo...

TOKYO: Four people were killed and 17 were missing after the most powerful typhoon to hit Japan in decades paralysed Tokyo, flooding rivers and putting millions under evacuation warning before it plowed up the northeastern coast....

 2019-10-13 00:45 

Bangkok Post

Partial US-China trade deal only 'baby step' as thorny issues remain...

BEIJING: A partial US-China deal may only offer a temporary tariff reprieve because it lacks specifics and leaves the thorny issues for later, analysts said, allowing both economic powers to claim success....

 2019-10-13 00:45 

Bangkok Post

Partial US-China trade deal only 'baby step' as thorny issues remain...

BEIJING: A partial US-China deal may only offer a temporary tariff reprieve because it lacks specifics and leaves the thorny issues for later, analysts said, allowing both economic powers to claim success....

 2019-10-13 00:11 

Bangkok Post

Immigration Bureau to tackle backlog due to typhoon delays...

The Immigration Bureau is taking steps to deal with congestion caused by flight delays at Suvarnabhumi and Don Mueang airports due to Typhoon Hagibis....

 2019-10-13 00:01 

Bangkok Post

Thais warned not to take medical marijuana abroad...

The chief of Thailand's drug suppression and prevention agency on Saturday warned Thais not to take cannabis products with them to foreign countries in the wake of the recent arrest of a Thai national in Japan....

 2019-10-12 23:01 

Bangkok Post

Seeds of Sufficiency now flourishing...

Though it's been three years since the passing of the country's revered monarch, Pid Thong Lang Phra Foundation, a royally sponsored initiative applying the sufficiency economy philosophy, is still keen to uphold King Rama IX's legacy of carin...

 2019-10-12 22:22 

Bangkok Post

Supachok, Theerathon, Pansa and Narubadin join training for UAE battle...

Four keys members of the Thai national team -- Supachok Sarachat, Theerathon Bunmathan, Pansa Hemviboon and Narubadin Weerawatnodom -- have been declared fit for the War Elephants' 2022 World Cup qualifier with the UAE on Tuesday....

 2019-10-12 22:20 

Bangkok Post

Rama IX's lasting appeal...

It has been three years since the passing of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej The Great on Oct 13, 2016. Thais still cherish memories of their late King and his greatest legacy....

 2019-10-12 21:44 

Bangkok Post

The gift that keeps on giving...

Three years after the passing of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej The Great, one of his legacies, artificial rainmaking, remains a solution that Thailand can depend on to tackle the problem of air pollution and climate change-induced drought....

 2019-10-12 21:01 

Bangkok Post

The road to rural success...

When His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej The Great thought of ways to improve the quality of life of his people, particularly residents in remote villages, he realised the link between new roads and better living....

 2019-10-12 21:01 

Bangkok Post

Late King's sufficiency farming concept takes root in today's rural youth...

NAKHON SAWAN: His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej The Great passed away three years ago. Yet the memory of the beloved monarch is still deeply-rooted in Thai hearts....

 2019-10-12 21:01 

Bangkok Post

The road to rural success...

When His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej The Great thought of ways to improve the quality of life of his people, particularly residents in remote villages, he realised the link between new roads and better living....

 2019-10-12 17:45 

Bangkok Post

Tears, grief mark 17th anniversary of Indonesia's Bali bombings...

DENPASAR: Hundreds of mourners and survivors on Saturday commemorated the 17th anniversary of the Bali bombings that killed more than 200 people on the Indonesian resort island, as Islamic militant attacks continue to plague the country....

 2019-10-12 13:27 

Bangkok Post

Ministers vow to quit in chemical row...

Ministers attached to the Bhumjaithai Party will quit their jobs if they fail to convince the authorities to ban three pesticides that have been used for farming despite their high toxicity, party leader and Deputy Prime Minister Anutin Charnvirakul said ...

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