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  1. 40% of digital TV coupons redeemedRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Some 7.07 million digital TV subsidy coupons have been distributed to Thai families, with the average redemption rate of over 40%, says the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission . Takorn Tantasith, the NBTC secretary-general, said the regulator was satisfied with the coupon redemption rate after the scheme began in October.

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  2. Seven hurt by explosion at LPG stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Bangkok Post

    Seven technicians were injured by a gas explosion when they were carrying out an annual inspection of valves at an LPG service station on Monday evening. Police said the explosion occurred around 5.30pm Monday at an LPG station on the Surin-Sikhoraphum Road in Sikhoraphum district.

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  3. Time to push ties with Phnom PenhRead the original story

    Monday Jan 19 | The Nation

    Now would be an opportune moment for Thailand and Cambodia to push ahead with tasks to enhance bilateral ties while conservatives and nationalists here still retain faith in the junta-run government. The government under Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha should realise that the honeymoon period is fast running out.

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  4. A day in photosRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Bangkok Post

    Chefs from five-star hotels in Bangkok get together in Chiang Rai to cook a macaroni with meatballs and tomato sauce on a pan measuring four metres in width. The food was made for 1,000 children affected by earthquakes in the northern border province.

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  5. NRC charter forums begin SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | Bangkok Post

    The National Reform Council's subcommittee on public participation will begin taking opinions from the general public on the content of a new constitution on Jan 17-18, with a forum in Suphan Buri province, panel chairwoman Thawilburi Burikul said on Monday. Mrs Thawilburi said the forum will hear opinions on issues such as reconciliation, the qualifications of good politicians, how to be a good citizen, solutions to corruption problems and how to narrow social disparities.

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  6. Police arrest 7, seize 1m meth pillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | Bangkok Post

    Police have arrested seven Chiang Rai residents who are alleged to be members of a Myanmar-based drug ring and seized more than 1.1 million methamphetamine tablets. The seven suspects were apprehended on Saturday and taken to a press conference at the Narcotics Suppression Bureau on Sunday.

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  7. BEC World sees flat revenue in 2014Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 8 | The Nation

    BEC World, the parent company of Channel 3, expects flat revenue growth year on year in 2014, mainly due to a drop in advertising spending and fierce competition from new terrestrial-based digital TV broadcasters. In line with other media companies in the industry, BEC World also suffered from a decline in advertising spending last year.

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  8. Thai government sector not yet readyRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 7 | The Nation

    The Thai government sector is still unready to protect Thailand's national interest in the Asean Community, said former Asean secretary general Surin Pitsuwan. The private sector however is ready for the Asean Community in its knowledge and experience in competition.

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  9. The SurvivorRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2014 | Bangkok Post

    'Oh my god, it's massive," said Claire Lester's older brother, Adrian, as he took a final glance out towards the ocean. They would be the last words Claire would hear him utter, as her family clambered inside their seaside bungalow.

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  10. Post-tsunami threat to Thai Sea Gypsies' way of lifeRead the original story

    Dec 25, 2014 | TurkishPress.com

    When the Indian Ocean tsunami struck southern Thailand ten years ago, the Moken, a nomadic people living on a string of islands along Thailand's Andaman coast, were the first to be affected. Despite escaping the worst ravages of the waves - their animist oral tradition told them to head to high ground or out to deep water when a tsunami threatened - the Moken, known as sea gypsies or nomads, found their lifestyle under threat by the focus of governments and NGOs in the aftermath of the disaster.

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  11. Mokens - The sea gypsies who survived the Asian tsunamiRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Over 8,000 people were killed in southern Thailand when the Asian tsunami hit the Kingdom's western coast a decade ago. Despite their nomadic existence in the Andaman Sea, a tribe of sea gypsies known as Mokens miraculously survived.

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  12. Power Solution makes impressive...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Bangkok Post

    Shares of Power Solution Technology , a power supplier and renewable energy operator, hit a ceiling of 200% on its opening day yesterday, indicating that investors' appetite for new shares remains strong despite a recent slide in Thai stocks. The 1.95 baht ceiling for the initial public offering was hit immediately after the curtain was raised, with turnover of 1.8 billion baht yesterday.

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  13. Thai sea gypsies embrace modern life after 2004 tsunamiRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2014 | The Japan Times

    As he gently lowers a fishing net into an azure lagoon, Saponkit Klatalay concedes he no longer roams the waters for days and nights like generations of sea gypsies before him, but prefers to sleep on the Thai mainland, where he was resettled after the 2004 tsunami. His village of Chao Lay sea people drew on their ancestors' knowledge to survive the deadly waves, but the disaster has also thrust modernity upon his community and hastened their drift from the centuries-old seafaring traditions that saved their lives.

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  14. Uni students told to learn Asean affairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Bangkok Post

    Thai students must brush up on their knowledge of Asean affairs ahead of economic integration next year, while Thai universities should work more closely with their regional neighbours, Thammasat University's rector said yesterday. Speaking at the TU-Asean Forum on preparations for the Asean Economic Community , Somkit Lertpaithoon said Thai students need to build a better understanding of Asean, since the AEC is more than just a ceremonial event or an integration of regional governments.

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  15. Russians give Pattaya a big missRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Bangkok Post

    The sharp devaluation of Russia's rouble has dealt a big blow to Thai tourism with falling reservations from Russian tourists during this high season. A foreign tourist feeds a pineapple to an elephant at an elephant feeding event held recently in Surin province.

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  16. Thai sea gypsies embrace modern life after tsunamiRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | Yahoo!

    As he gently lowers a fishing net into an azure lagoon, Saponkit Klatalay concedes he no longer roams the waters for days and nights like generations of sea gypsies before him, but prefers to sleep on the Thai mainland where he was resettled after the 2004 tsunami. His village of "Chao Lay" sea-people drew on their ancestors' knowledge to survive the deadly waves, but the disaster has also thrust modernity upon his community and hastened their drift from the centuries-old seafaring traditions that saved their lives.

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  17. Why Uber won't work hereRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2014 | Bangkok Post

    How dare they. How ... dare ... they. Uber has set up shop in Bangkok and Phuket.

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  18. Six of the best: Lesser-known Thai islandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Stuff.co.nz

    Remote and jungle-clad Koh Kood sits in the eastern Gulf of Thailand not far from Cambodia. Its beaches are whistle-clean and still mercifully free of jet-skis, and while Koh Kood might have no ATMs or Seven-Elevens, nor have its shores been strip-mined for tourism as in parts of neighbouring Koh Chang.

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  19. Govt agency to ramp up global promotion of Thai silkRead the original story

    Dec 5, 2014 | The Nation

    The Department of Industry Promotion has revealed its strategy to promote Thai silk, especially from Pak Thong Chai district in Nakhon Ratchasima, to be more recognised by consumers around the world. Arthit Wuthikaro, director-general of the Industrial Development Department, told The Nation that being under the Ministry of Industry, the department's major responsibility is to support small and medium-sized enterprises.

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  20. Thailand lawmaker gets jail time for royal slurRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | The China Post

    A lawmaker from Thailand's toppled ruling party was jailed for two-and-a-half years on Wednesday for defaming the royal family, the latest in a series of such convictions since the army grabbed power. Prasit Chaisrisa, 49, a former MP for the Peau Thai party, confessed to committing lese majeste during a speech to "Red Shirt" supporters of the then-government, shortly before it was toppled in a May coup.

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