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 2020-02-19 04:19 

Bangkok Post

Drug smugglers killed in border clashes...

CHIANG RAI: Three drug smugglers were killed and one arrested in two clashes with security forces near the border on Tuesday night and a total of 400,000 methamphetamine pills and 7 kilogrammes of crystal meth were seized, police reported....

 2020-02-19 03:49 

Bangkok Post

Myanmar's most isolated pray for harvest...

SATPALAW SHAUNG, Myanmar: A haunting refrain pierces the night as the tribeswomen of the Gongwang Bonyo, among the most isolated people in Myanmar, dance around a campfire to bless the harvest ahead....

 2020-02-19 03:46 

Bangkok Post

London rapper Dave wins big at male-dominated Brit Awards...

LONDON: Breakthrough London rapper Dave won the top gong at a male-dominated Brit Awards on Tuesday after delivering a politically-charged performance at British pop's biggest night....

 2020-02-19 03:08 

Bangkok Post

Shopping mall murder suspect arrested...

A man accused of shooting dead his ex-wife and wounding another woman at a cosmetic clinic inside a shopping mall in Bangkok on Tuesday has been arrested....

 2020-02-19 03:08 

Bangkok Post

Mall murder suspect arrested...

A man accused of shooting dead his ex-wife and wounding another woman at a cosmetic clinic inside a shopping mall in Bangkok on Tuesday has been arrested....

 2020-02-19 02:46 

Bangkok Post

Passengers leave Japan virus ship as China toll tops 2,000...

YOKOHAMA: Relieved passengers began leaving a coronavirus-wracked cruise ship in Japan on Wednesday after testing negative for the disease that has now claimed more than 2,000 lives in China....

 2020-02-19 02:31 

Bangkok Post

Army chopper to battle Loei fires...

The army is deploying a helicopter as part of efforts to suppress wildfires in Phu Kradueng National Park in Loei province, which is suffering its worst forest fires in 17 years....

 2020-02-19 02:01 

Bangkok Post

Somkid asks Jetro to back smart farming initiative...

TOKYO: The Japan External Trade Organization (Jetro) is being asked to help support Thailand's agricultural restructuring, as the government through the state-owned Bank for Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives (BAAC) is offering as much as 20 bi...

 2020-02-19 01:41 

Bangkok Post

Resort operators cry 'discrimination'...

The operators of resorts and tourism businesses found illegally occupying Doi Mon Cham, a popular hilltop attraction in Chiang Mai's Mae Rim district, are claiming the evictions "discriminate4; against hill tribe people....

 2020-02-19 01:01 

Bangkok Post

Democrats urged to curb defections...

Democrat Party executives are being urged to find a way to curb defections that are causing internal instability, the party's MP for Trang Sathit Wongnongtoey said....

 2020-02-19 00:52 

Bangkok Post

China virus death toll surges past 2,000...

The death toll from China's new coronavirus epidemic jumped past 2,000 on Wednesday after 136 more people died, with the number of new cases falling for a second straight day, according to the National Health Commission....

 2020-02-19 00:21 

Bangkok Post

TBA to seek measures for sector hit by virus...

The Thai Bankers' Association (TBA) has planned a meeting for on Wednesday to seek additional measures for tourism and related business operators battered by the coronavirus epidemic....

 2020-02-19 00:14 

Bangkok Post

GM to lay off 1,500 staff in Rayong...

US car maker General Motors confirms that roughly 1,500 workers from its Thai operations have to be laid off this year once Chinese maker Great Wall Motors takes ownership of the Rayong facilities....

 2020-02-19 00:11 

Bangkok Post

Fund giving quick help to road tragedy victims urged...

A fund should be established to offer immediate financial aid to traffic accident victims or their families before compulsory state-managed assistance kicks in, a forum was told on Tuesday....

 2020-02-18 23:01 

Bangkok Post

'Dark net' a godsend for paedophiles...

With the enormous number of people going online in Thailand, more and more children are being lured into participating in so-called live "shows" directed by paedophiles, child advocates warn....

 2020-02-18 22:46 

Bangkok Post

Gutsy Atletico given hope after surprise win over Liverpool...

MADRID: Liverpool were the victims of an old-fashioned Atletico Madrid masterclass on Tuesday as Diego Simeone's side ground out a 1-0 win in Madrid to give themselves hope of reaching the Champions League quarter-finals....

 2020-02-18 22:46 

Bangkok Post

Haaland double seals Dortmund win on Neymar's PSG return...

DORTMUND: Norway teenager Erling Braut Haaland scored twice as Borussia Dortmund sealed a 2-1 win over Paris Saint-Germain, for whom Neymar scored on his return from injury, in Tuesday's Champions League last 16, first-leg tie....

 2020-02-18 22:36 

The Nation

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One woman shot dead, another injured in Bangkok department store shooting...

One woman was shot dead and another injured today (February 18) in a shooting which took place at 3.30pm in front of a beauty clinic at Century The Movie Plaza department store near Victory Monument in Bangkok, an initial report said....

 2020-02-18 22:01 

Bangkok Post

Opposition armed with 5 graft issues...

The opposition claims it has at least five issues on corruption to censure the government on next week, which it believes could well result in the disintegration of the coalition, chief opposition whip Sutin Klungsang said....

 2020-02-18 21:21 

Bangkok Post

FFP defends B191m loan as court judgement looms...

Future Forward Party (FFP) secretary-general Piyabutr Saengkanokkul insisted on Tuesday that the 191-million-baht loan the party obtained from its leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit was transparent and necessary....

 2020-02-18 21:11 

The Nation

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Two more coronavirus patients discharged...

Two more Covid-19 patients in Thailand have fully recovered and were discharged earlier today (February 18), the Department of Disease Control told a press conference....

 2020-02-18 21:08 

Bangkok Post

Four held for fake news over coronavirus...

Four more people were arrested for allegedly spreading fake news about the coronavirus outbreak, Digital Economy and Society Minister Buddhipongse Punnakanta said on Tuesday....

 2020-02-18 20:52 

The Nation

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THAI to increase screening procedures for Westerdam passengers who want to enter Thailand...

Thai Airways International (THAI) has increased passenger screening procedures for flights from Cambodia after news that a passenger who was on board the Westerdam cruise ship that docked in Sihanoukville, Cambodia, had contracted the coronavirus (COVID-1...

 2020-02-18 18:29 

The Nation

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Suvarnabhumi, Don Mueang airports boost screening of Sporean, Japanese passengers to same level as Chinese...

Suvarnabhumi and Don Mueang airports have increased the intensity level of screening for passengers from Japan and Singapore, putting them on the same level as those from China after the number of Covid-19 coronavirus infections in those two countries hav...

 2020-02-18 13:16 

Bangkok Post

'Big Joke' returns to work...

Former immigration chief Pol Lt Gen Surachate "Big Joke" Hakparn has returned to work at the PM's Office after his stint as a Buddhist monk in India....

 2020-02-18 13:15 

Bangkok Post

Dark net, cryptocurrency a godsend for paedophiles...

With a great number of people going online in Thailand, more and more children are being lured into participating in so-called live "shows" allegedly directed by paedophiles, child advocates warn....

 2020-02-18 13:14 

Bangkok Post

Prayut to stay on at house in army base...

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha says he will continue to live in a house in an army base for security reasons....

 2020-02-18 12:41 

Bangkok Post

Attackers of teacher surrender to police...

NAKHON PHANOM: Three young men and two minors suspected of brutal attacking 67-year-old Weerapong Masusai, a computer teacher at a local college, on Feb 11 in Nakhon Phanom surrendered to police on Tuesday....

 2020-02-18 12:34 

Bangkok Post

Man wearing police uniform reports for work, and arrested...

CHAIYAPHUM: A young man in a police uniform reported to Muang police station in Chaiyaphum province for work on Monday, but was arrested and charged after official data showed he never took any police tests nor underwent training....

 2020-02-18 10:55 

Bangkok Post

Prayut shoots down 9-day Songkran holiday...

The prime minister has poured cold water on the suggestion to extend this year's Songkran Festival into a nine-day holiday....

 2020-02-18 10:24 

Bangkok Post

Woman, 74, recovers from virus after 'Thai cocktail'...

An elderly Chinese woman who received a "Thai cocktail" of HIV and flu drugs to treat severe Covid-19-related pneumonia left hospital on Tuesday after making a full recovery, a government official said....

 2020-02-18 10:18 

Bangkok Post

Fatal shooting in mall cosmetic clinic...

A woman was killed and at least one other wounded by a man with a gun at a cosmetic clinic inside a shopping mall near Victory Monument in Bangkok on Tuesday afternoon....

 2020-02-18 09:49 

Bangkok Post

Rescuer hit, killed by pickup on roadside...

PRACHUAP KHIRI KHAN: A member of a local rescue unit died after being hit by a pickup truck while assisting the occupants of another pickup that had run off a road in Pran Buri district of this lower Central province on Tuesday, police said....

 2020-02-18 09:21 

Bangkok Post

Singapore budget gives S$6.4 billion boost to economy...

SINGAPORE: Singapore unveiled a series of support packages in its budget Tuesday to help cushion the economy against the coronavirus outbreak and job risks....

 2020-02-18 08:59 

Bangkok Post

Kia unleashes new Sorento with electrified power...

Mid-size SUV evolves with brand's family look and more luxurious interior....

 2020-02-18 08:29 

Bangkok Post

Hospital director at China virus epicentre dies...

A hospital director at the epicentre of China's virus epidemic died Tuesday, state media said, the latest medical worker to fall victim to the new coronavirus spreading across the country....

 2020-02-18 07:58 

Bangkok Post

Man gored by gaur in national park...

SA KAEO: A man was seriously wounded after being attacked by a gaur while looking for wild products in the Pang Sida National Park in Muang district on Monday....

 2020-02-18 07:42 

Bangkok Post

Van hits parked tanker, 1 killed, 12 injured...

SONGKHLA: A Cambodian woman was killed and 11 other migrant workers and the driver hurt when their passenger van rear-ended a parked water truck in Bang Klam district on Tuesday morning....

 2020-02-18 07:25 

Bangkok Post

Thais advised to delay visits to Israel...

The Thai embassy in Tel Aviv has advised Thais to postpone planned trips to Israel after the health ministry there imposed a 14-day house quarantine on visitors from Thailand and three other countries....

 2020-02-18 07:10 

Bangkok Post

Canadians aboard cruise ship 'infected' : Virus update...

Canada said 32 of its citizens aboard the stricken Diamond Princess have tested positive for the coronavirus, according to a tweet from the Toronto Star....

 2020-02-18 06:46 

Bangkok Post

Weinstein jury to begin deliberations...

NEW YORK: Jurors will begin deliberating the fate of ex-Hollywood titan Harvey Weinstein on Tuesday in his high-profile sex crimes trial that marked a watershed moment in the #MeToo movement....

 2020-02-18 06:15 

Bangkok Post

Young woman found dead at plantation...

NAKHON SI THAMMARAT: A young woman was found dead, foam coming from her mouth, in a cottage on a rubber plantation in Tha Sala district early on Tuesday, police said....

 2020-02-18 04:46 

Bangkok Post

Japan completes virus testing for quarantined ship...

TOKYO: All passengers and crew on board a ship quarantined off Japan have now been tested for the new coronavirus, the government said Tuesday, as more countries moved to evacuate citizens from the boat....

 2020-02-17 16:24 

The Nation

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NESDB lowers 2020 economic growth estimate...

Thailands economy grew by 2.4 per cent in 2019, lower than the previous estimate of 2.6 per cent, the National Economic and Social Development Board (NESDB) said on Monday (February 17)....

 2020-02-17 15:55 

The Nation

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German man falls to his death from condo in Pattaya...

A German man reportedly jumped from the fourth floor of a condominium building and died on Monday (February 17) morning, Pattaya police said....

 2020-02-17 14:29 

The Nation

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Phu Kradueng bushfire damages over 2,000 rai...

A fire broke out at the Sum Khon Daeng scenic point, around 2km from Mesa Cliff in the Phu Kradueng National Park in Loei province on Sunday morning (February 16), Adisorn Hemthanont, chief of the wildfire extinguishment unit, said on Monday....

 2020-02-17 13:55 

The Nation

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Cooler weather forecast for most of Thailand...

The Thailand Meteorological Department forecast on Monday (February 17) that another high-pressure system from China covers the Northeast of Thailand and the South China Sea while weak easterly winds prevail across the Gulf....

 2020-02-17 05:42 

Bangkok Post

Thailand to decide on trade pact around April: Japan minister...

Thailand will likely decide whether to join a revised 11-member Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade pact around April, Japan's economy minister said on Monday....

 2020-02-17 05:28 

Bangkok Post

Economic growth slips to 5-year low, virus to hit tourism...

Thailand's economy grew at its weakest pace in five years in 2019, as exports and public investments slowed, and the impact from the coronavirus epidemic is set to pile more pressure on Southeast Asia's second-largest economy this year....

 2020-02-17 05:04 

Bangkok Post

Thailand records 1 new case of coronavirus...

Thailand has recorded one new case of coronavirus, bringing the total in the country to 35 since January, a senior health official said on Monday....

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