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'The Great Dictator' blocked on 'democracy day'

YouTube has blocked viewers in Thailand from watching a version of The Great Dictator at the government's request, on a day that featured a few subdued observances of the 85th anniversary of the Siam Revolution.

Posted on 24 June 2017 | 7:49 am

Bride sues runaway groom after dowry dispute

NAKHON RATCHASIMA: A wedding in Phimai district was abruptly cancelled after a groom and his relatives walked away with the dowry following a quarrel with the bride’s family over the amount.

Posted on 24 June 2017 | 5:47 am

Hundreds evacuated as UK steps up fire-safety checks

LONDON: The scope of Britain's fire-safety crisis broadened on Saturday, as London officials scrambled to evacuate four public housing towers due to concerns about fire doors and insulation around gas pipes, leaving residents angry and confused.

Posted on 24 June 2017 | 5:40 am

Over 120 feared buried by China landslide

BEIJING: At least 120 people are missing and feared buried alive by a landslide that unleashed huge rocks and a mass of earth that crashed into their homes in southwestern China early Saturday.

Posted on 24 June 2017 | 1:09 am

Unregistered OTTs unwelcome: NBTC

Over-the-top (OTT) platform providers that fail to register their services within the 30-day deadline set this week by the national broadcasting regulator will have no right to do business in Thailand, says Col Natee Sukolrat, vice-chairman of the agency.

Posted on 23 June 2017 | 10:43 pm

Google to end Gmail scanning to target ads

SAN FRANCISCO: Google plans to abandon its long-standing practice of scanning user email in its Gmail service to serve targeted advertising.

Posted on 23 June 2017 | 10:34 pm

New railway to connect marine life to sea

A new railway development project that will connect marine attractions in the Gulf of Thailand to the Andaman Sea was set out in a public hearing on Friday to gauge opinion.

Posted on 23 June 2017 | 10:21 pm

7 arrested in raid on car theft, forgery gang

Seven people have been apprehended and dozens of vehicles confiscated in a crackdown on a criminal gang which stole cars and forged documents, employing a micro-lending scheme as a front for its operations, police say.

Posted on 23 June 2017 | 9:09 pm

Abhisit up for Wissanu meet on primary doubts

Democrat leader Abhisit Vejjajiva says he is willing to meet Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam to explain his party's experience with the controversial primary voting system, slated for introduction by the National Legislative Assembly (NLA).

Posted on 23 June 2017 | 8:23 pm

Thailand in top 10 for malware in Asia

Thailand ranks among the top 10 countries in Asia-Pacific for the number of malware attacks because of high rates of software piracy and internet use, Microsoft says.

Posted on 23 June 2017 | 7:47 pm




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