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17 min ago | The Nation
A MEETING of permanent secretaries of all 20 ministries, or those equivalent to them, yesterday reached an agreement on the bureaucracy's stance on the anti-government rally - that an election alone would not be able to cope with the ongoing political conflict in the heavily-divided Thai society.
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4 hrs ago | The Nation
FIVE SOLDIERS were killed and 10 others injured - four seriously - in a bomb attack yesterday in Pattani's Kapho district, while a police officer was gunned down earlier in Yala's Muang district.
6 hrs ago | The Nation
An election is not the only way to settle the ongoing political conflicts as all parties concerned should hold peaceful talks first to find social contract on country's reform, said Thongthong Chandrangsu, permanent secretary for the PM's Office.
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10 hrs ago | Bangkok Post
Red-shirt supporters across the country will rally in four provinces surrounding the capital if the anti-government People's Democratic Reform Committee continues its demand for a people's council under Section 7 of the constitution, an Isan "red village" leader claimed on Wednesday.
Pictured here in her most recent photo, taken about a month ago, is Natthapa Papkaew, 7, last seen in Soi Koktanode, Chalong, on Friday.
The results of the study, by Thomas Kerr and colleagues, from the University of British Columbia, Canada, found that urine drug testing, which has become widely available since around 2000, was identified as a key tool used by the police, with some police requesting PWID to provide urine samples in public places.
Despite what travellers may have recently read or heard, they can be confident that Thailand is still a welcoming tourist destination even with the unstable political situation occurring in a small quarter of Bangkok.
Her eyes welling with tears, Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra pleaded on Tuesday for anti-government protesters to clear the streets after she called a snap election, but protests leaders said she should step down within 24 hours.
A refugee child waits to be treated at the Mae Tao clinic in Mae Sot, Tak province, on the border with Myanmar.
Efforts to integrate the children of migrant worker from Burma into the country's higher education system are bearing fruit, with a threefold increase in the number of Burmese students in Thailand slated to take a 2014 matriculation exam that was administered for the first time earlier this year.
Speaking at a press conference, Capo deputy spokesman Pol Col Anucha Romyanan said forensic and explosive ordnance disposal police officers had made preliminary inspections of four police agencies - the Inspector General's Bureau, Office of Internal Audit, Immigration Division 1 and Technology Crime Suppression Division - at Building B, Chaeng ... (more)
Having handed the necessary paperwork into the PPEO is not enough for foreigners to start working; they must have their work permit in hand.
A pickup truck crashed into an electricity pole on the Bang Kapi flyover, killing six people _ mostly teenagers _ early Monday.
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The dog didn't even flinch as the truck roared within centimetres of its head. It barely even blinked; it just squinted slightly, stopped panting briefly and tilted its head to avoid the worst of the dust and billowing diesel fumes.
Waving flags and placards, Thai anti-government protesters make their way on a street during a march rally from the government complex on the outskirts of the capital to downtown Bangkok, Thailand, Dec. 9, 2013.