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Police target gang members working for Lao drug baron

Police are hunting five associates of an alleged Lao drug baron who was arrested on Thursday after having evaded police for five years.

Posted on 20 January 2017 | 4:34 am

City Hall sued for lack of skytrain elevators

A group of 98 people with disabilities arrived at the Civil Court in Bangkok on Friday to file a lawsuit against the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) for damages worth 1,000 per person per day for failing to install enough elevators at its BTS skytrain stations.

Posted on 20 January 2017 | 4:27 am

Yingluck: Neutral academics needed on reconciliation panel

Former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra has proposed that "neutral" academics and experts be included in the new committee tasked with fostering national reconciliation.

Posted on 19 January 2017 | 11:49 pm

A Trump administration, with Obama staff members filling in the gaps

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump arrived in Washington the day before his inauguration as the nation’s 45th president in a swirl of cinematic pageantry but facing serious questions about whether his chaotic transition has left critical parts of the government dangerously short-handed.

Posted on 19 January 2017 | 10:38 pm

State alerted to potential graft surge

The government is being warned of a possible surge in corruption this year with its plans to accelerate the development of a spate of big-ticket infrastructure projects.

Posted on 19 January 2017 | 8:08 pm

Kia renews Picanto in third generation form

All-new A-segment hatchback comes with familiar exterior dimensions yet with bigger interior.

Posted on 19 January 2017 | 8:04 pm

Hotel executive says 100 million tourists 'doable'

The government and private tourism operators should work closely to develop more tourism infrastructure and facilities to accommodate the growing number of foreign tourists to Thailand, says Chanin Donavanik, chairman of the executive committee at Dusit Thani Plc.

Posted on 19 January 2017 | 7:51 pm

Customs mulls Chevron tax bill

The Customs Department is considering the tax liabilities Chevron Thailand Exploration and Production must pay after the Council of State decided oil transported for use on its rigs located farther than 12 nautical miles offshore should be counted as a domestic purchase.

Posted on 19 January 2017 | 7:09 pm

Hawaii sets goal of 100% renewables

HONOLULU: Hawaii has the most aggressive renewable energy targets in the United States, aiming for its utilities to get 100% of their electricity from renewable sources by 2045.

Posted on 19 January 2017 | 7:00 pm

Facebook Live irks operators

Thai media experts have expressed concerns about the rising popularity of Facebook Live, which could become an online TV station to challenge digital TV operators in the future.

Posted on 19 January 2017 | 7:00 pm




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