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 2020-02-21 07:28 

Bangkok Post

Hun Sen seeks driving ban for repeat traffic offenders...

PHNOM PENH: Prime Minister Hun Sen wants motorists who repeatedly flout traffic rules to be banned from driving....

 2020-02-21 07:13 

Bangkok Post

Face mask export ban tightened...

The Internal Trade Department has banned the unauthorised export of face masks to ensure an adequate domestic supply, but outbound travellers are allowed to take a limited number with them....

 2020-02-21 06:31 

Bangkok Post

Headmaster pleads guilty to gold-shop murders, robbery...

A former school headmaster pleaded guilty to charges of multiple murder during the armed robbery of a gold shop in Lop Buri province on Jan 9 at a hearing in the Criminal Court on Friday....

 2020-02-21 05:46 

Bangkok Post

Quarantine nightmare continues for stressed cruise ship crew...

TOKYO: The nightmare of a 14-day quarantine is ending for most passengers on the coronavirus-stricken Diamond Princess cruise ship, but it is far from over for the more than 1,000 crew....

 2020-02-21 05:36 

Bangkok Post

Trump scoffs at 'Parasite's' Oscar win...

President Donald Trump on Thursday scorned the best picture Oscar for South Korean film "Parasite," asking how a foreign movie could get the honour....

 2020-02-21 04:46 

Bangkok Post

Asian stock markets fall on fears over spreading virus...

HONG KON: A spike in new virus cases outside China spooked Asian markets Friday after Wall Street pulled back from record highs as more companies warned earnings could be hurt by the epidemic....

 2020-02-21 04:46 

Bangkok Post

Asian stock markets fall on fears over spreading virus...

HONG KON: A spike in new virus cases outside China spooked Asian markets Friday after Wall Street pulled back from record highs as more companies warned earnings could be hurt by the epidemic....

 2020-02-21 04:41 

Bangkok Post

Living in harmony with the forest...

The residents of Ban Saen Jai Pattana, an A-ka village in Mae Fah Luang district of Chiang Rai, showcase living in harmony with nature. (Video by Jetjaras Na Ranong)...

 2020-02-21 03:49 

Bangkok Post

Thais advised not to visit Kazakhstan...

The Thai embassy in Astana has advised against making a visit to Kazakhstan, which has decreed a period of 14-days house quarantine for people arriving from Thailand....

 2020-02-21 03:46 

Bangkok Post

New virus outbreaks in China, abroad rekindle concerns...

BEIJING: An eruption of new virus cases in South Korea, Iran and Chinese hospitals and prisons rekindled concerns on Friday about the spread of a deadly disease that has killed more than 2,200 people....

 2020-02-21 03:44 

Bangkok Post

China: Coronavirus vaccine for clinical trials late April...

BEIJING: The earliest vaccine for the coronavius that has killed more than 2,000 in China alone will be submitted for clinical trials around late April, China's Vice Science and Technology Minister Xu Nanping said on Friday....

 2020-02-21 02:46 

Bangkok Post

Two Australian evacuees from Japan ship have coronavirus...

SYDNEY: Two Australians evacuated from the Diamond Princess cruise ship have tested positive for coronavirus, authorities said on Friday, raising questions about Japan's policy of allowing evacuees to return home after testing negative....

 2020-02-21 02:42 

Bangkok Post

Department to post price lists for hospital services...

The Commerce Ministry's Internal Trade Department will post the prices of 300 medical services offered by various private hospitals on its website later this month so people can view them before agreeing to treatment....

 2020-02-21 02:31 

Bangkok Post

Overstayers 'not breaking law': Govt...

There is no law barring retired soldiers from occupying military housing, Defence Ministry spokesman Kongcheep Tantravanich said on Thursday....

 2020-02-21 02:01 

Bangkok Post

Resort given 30 days to vacate forest land...

KANCHANABURI: Authorities have given Kok Kot resort, accused of encroaching on forest land in Erawan National Park, 30 days to demolish its buildings even though prosecutors say the owner had no intention of committing wrongdoing....

 2020-02-21 01:31 

Bangkok Post

Herbicide suppliers get lessons...

The Agriculture and Cooperatives Ministry said it is educating agrochemical suppliers nationwide on the sale of the herbicide glyphosate to comply with the latest resolution of the National Hazardous Substance Committee. The ministry said the step is need...

 2020-02-21 01:01 

Bangkok Post

Thanathorn's mum in land spotlight...

The Royal Forest Department has agreed to examine the legitimacy of land owned by the mother of Future Forward Party (FFP) leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit in Ratchaburi province after Palang Pracharath Party MP Pareena Kraikupt asked it to apply equa...

 2020-02-21 00:31 

Bangkok Post

Bankers seek further relief as outbreak hits borrowers...

The Thai Bankers' Association (TBA) is set to ask the central bank for a further easing of requirements for loan-loss provisions after banks offered relief measures to customers affected by the coronavirus crisis....

 2020-02-21 00:08 

Bangkok Post

Hubei province reports 411 new coronavirus cases...

BEIJING: China's central Hubei province had 411 new confirmed cases of coronavirus infections on Thursday, the province's health commission said on Friday, up from 349 cases a day earlier....

 2020-02-21 00:01 

Bangkok Post

FTI: 19 sectors see virus impact...

The Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) forecasts 19 industrial sectors will be affected by the coronavirus outbreak in terms of export volume and logistics systems from Thailand to China....

 2020-02-20 23:59 

Bangkok Post

Thailand MotoGP safe to go ahead after coronavirus check...

The Thailand MotoGP will go ahead in March after the country's government decided "there is no major risk" from coronavirus, the race organisers said on Thursday....

 2020-02-20 23:50 

Bangkok Post

House knocks back FFP coup-study panel plan...

The House of Representatives has voted down a motion to form a committee to study ways to prevent future coups....

 2020-02-20 23:21 

Bangkok Post

Maximum penalty sought for gold shop shooter...

Prosecutors are seeking the death sentence for Prasittichai Khaokaew, the school director-turned-killer who robbed a gold shop in Lop Buri last month....

 2020-02-20 23:01 

Bangkok Post

New estate to boost weapon production...

The Defence Ministry is planning to set up a technology industrial estate so Thailand can stand on its own feet when it comes to manufacturing weapons....

 2020-02-20 22:01 

Bangkok Post

Ruling to make or break FFP...

The Constitutional Court will on Friday deliver a ruling in the loan controversy that has engulfed the Future Forward Party (FFP), and while some academics don't expect the party to be dissolved, they believe its executives may be held responsible....

 2020-02-20 22:01 

Bangkok Post

Covid-19 to get 'dangerous' label...

Thailand will classify Covid-19 as a "dangerous" communicable disease, a term used for conditions requiring specific control, such as mandatory quarantine....

 2020-02-20 21:42 

The Nation

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No virus cover-up, premier tweets...

Evidently in a mood to condemn fake news, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha went on Twitter on Thursday (February 20) insisting theres no Covid-19 cover-up going on in Thailand....

 2020-02-20 21:29 

Bangkok Post

Opposition ready to grill ministers...

Opposition chief whip Sutin Klungsang is confident the opposition will be able to petition the national anti-graft body to pursue six corruption cases against certain cabinet ministers who will be grilled in a censure debate from next Monday until Thursda...

 2020-02-20 21:01 

Bangkok Post

CRC sees bright future for retail trade...

Central Retail Corporation (CRC), Thailand's largest retailer and the retail arm of Central Group, is upbeat about its business prospects as it launched the country's largest-ever market capitalisation offering on the Stock Exchange of Thailand (S...

 2020-02-20 20:45 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Unidentified man in mystery plunge at Bangkok mall...

There is only bewilderment at this point about a mans plunge from the fifth level of CentralWorld in Bangkok on Thursday afternoon (February 20)....

 2020-02-20 19:11 

The Nation

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MPs thwart Future Forward motion to prevent coups...

A move by Future Forward Party (FFP) secretary-general Piyabutr Saengkanokkul on establishing a commission to prevent another coup in the future was rejected by the House of Representatives....

 2020-02-20 18:59 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Thailand wants nationals out of China...

The Foreign Affairs Ministrys Department of Consular Affairs has advised Thais in China to leave the country as the Covid-19 coronavirus spreads....

 2020-02-20 18:46 

Bangkok Post

UK police rule out terror in London mosque stabbing...

LONDON - British police on Thursday said they were not treating as terror related a London mosque stabbing in which an elderly worshipper suffered non life-threatening injuries....

 2020-02-20 16:00 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Two Diamond Princess passengers die after being infected with coronavirus...

Two former passengers of the Diamond Princess cruise ship who had been diagnosed with coronavirus infections have died, according to Japanese authorities....

 2020-02-20 14:32 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Three Thais on Diamond Princess cruise ship infected with Covid-19...

Three Thai people on board the Diamond Princess cruise ship currently in quarantine in Japan were found infected with the new coronavirus or Covid-19, Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson Cherdkiat Atthakorn said....

 2020-02-20 14:07 

Bangkok Post

THAI cancels flights due to virus...

Thai Airways International will cancel some flights to eight countries this and next months as the coronavirus outbreak has crippled air travel....

 2020-02-20 13:47 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Cold mornings forecast in upper Thailand, South sees less rains...

The Thailand Meteorological Department forecast on Thursday (February 20) that a high-pressure system still covers the Northeast and the South China Sea while continuous strong easterly winds prevail across the Gulf of Thailand....

 2020-02-20 12:46 

Bangkok Post

Two former passengers of Japan virus cruise ship die...

TOKYO: Two elderly former passengers from the coronavirus-stricken "Diamond Princess" died on Thursday, Japanese authorities said, as fears mounted for those who have left the ship after testing negative for the virus....

 2020-02-20 12:35 

Bangkok Post

Consumer groups warn Chevrolet buyers of risks...

Consumer advocacy groups have reminded prospective buyers of risks of buying Chevrolet cars after the US manufacturer announced its decision to pull out of Thailand....

 2020-02-20 12:07 

Bangkok Post

Internal Trade Department site to post prices of medicines...

The Commerce Ministry's Internal Trade Department is scheduled to post the prices of 300 medical services on the department's website later this month so consumers can view them before deciding to receive the services....

 2020-02-20 11:15 

Bangkok Post

SET index, Singapore stocks drop as virus cases outside China jump...

Shares in coronavirus-hit economies of Thailand and Singapore lost footing on Thursday as a sharp jump in infections outside mainland China overshadowed Beijing's widely-anticipated interest rate cut....

 2020-02-20 10:52 

Bangkok Post

Student hurt in fall from mall escalator...

A 12-year-old schoolboy was seriously injured when he fell from a third-floor escalator while reaching for his dropped mobile phone at CentralWorld shopping complex in Bangkok's Ratchaprasong area on Thursday afternoon....

 2020-02-20 10:33 

Bangkok Post

Thailand 'ready for worst' Covid-19 scenario...

The government is making preparations "just in case" the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) epidemic enters the third, worst-case stage in Thailand, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said on Thursday....

 2020-02-20 10:27 

Bangkok Post

CRC shares end lower on debut...

The share price of SET-listed Central Retail Corporation Plc (CRC) ended in the red on the first day of trading Thailand's largest-ever market capitalisation equity on Thursday, amid sentiments blighted by the Covid-19 epidemic....

 2020-02-20 09:13 

Bangkok Post

Abortion decriminalised by court ruling...

The Constitutional Court has ruled a section of the Criminal Code unconstitutional, effectively decriminalising abortion in Thailand....

 2020-02-20 09:13 

Bangkok Post

Abortion laws to be amended by court ruling...

The Constitutional Court has ruled a section on abortion of the Criminal Code is unconstitutional because it breaches the equality of men and women....

 2020-02-20 09:07 

Bangkok Post

Hyundai renews i20 as Yaris fighter for 2020...

Korean B-segment hatchback highlights mild hybrid and safety tech....

 2020-02-20 08:03 

Bangkok Post

Police unable to identify attackers in Ja New assault...

Political activist Sirawith "Ja New" Seritiwat has expressed disbelief after being informed the police investigation into the violent and very public assault on him last year has been halted....

 2020-02-20 07:06 

Bangkok Post

Government expects public investment of B400bn in Q2: Uttama...

The government expects public investment spending of more than 400 billion baht in the second quarter to help the flagging economy weather the impact of the coronavirus outbreak, Finance Minister Uttama Savanayana said on Thursday....

 2020-02-20 07:00 

Bangkok Post

House votes down anti-coup motion...

The House of Representatives on Thursday voted down the Future Forward Party's motion for a committee to study ways to prevent future military coups....

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