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  1. CAT Telecom to form mobile service JV with Tesco Lotus, launch set for early next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Nation

    CAT Telecom plans to set up a 50:50 joint venture with hypermarket-chain operator Tesco Lotus to provide mobile-phone services on the mobile virtual network operator basis, said CAT's acting chief executive officer. Colonel Sanpachai Huvanandana said the service is expected to be launched early next year.


  2. 'Child killer' found in ThailandRead the original story

    Monday | Pnompenh Post

    Koh Kong and Interior Ministry investigative police speak to Sok Phan at Ubon Ratchathani Central Prison on Friday in Thailand about his involvement in a 2009 murder. CPU The lone suspect in the brutal slaying of a 9-year-old boy in Koh Kong province was tracked down to a prison in Thailand on Friday, three months after the investigation into the 2009 killing was reopened.


  3. Comment: 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Bangkok Post

    The government Wednesday destroyed nearly 2.2 tonnes of confiscated elephant ivory in a ceremony presided over by the prime minister. In a ceremony presided over by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, 2,155 kilograms of raw tusks and carved trinkets were fed into an industrial rock crusher before being incinerated.


  4. Previous foreign exchange student comes back for a visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    NORWOOD – It's been six years since a Thai student was a student at Norwood-Norfolk Central School, but she returned to the north country this week to reunite with the family that hosted her when she part of the American Cultural Exchange Service program. Saartying “Nui” Phatcharaporn of Surin, Thailand spent her 2009-10 school year living in Norwood with Penny L. and Ronald L. Clark and their children and attended Norwood-Norfolk Central School.


  5. All eyes on Somkid as new economic ministers win general approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | The Nation

    THAILAND'S NEWLY appointed economic czar, Somkid Jatusripitak, is expected to restore consumer and business confidence by bringing to the job his expertise in international marketing and grass-roots economy management, as his team replaces Deputy Prime Minister MR Pridiyathorn Devakula and the other economic ministers. Among the top priorities of the new team would be jump-starting the economy with an injection of funds and launching new measures and campaigns to boost the country's international image, especially in the wake of Monday's deadly blast at Bangkok's Erawan Shrine, which jolted the tourism industry.


  6. Surin, Supachai 'not approached for new Cabinet'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | The Nation

    TWO high-profile figures - former Asean secretary-general Dr Surin Pitsuwan and ex-World Trade Organisation chief Supachai Panitchakpakdi - have denied reports that Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha asked them to join his Cabinet. There had been speculation that Prayut wants Surin to replace General Tanasak Patimapragorn as foreign minister in the Cabinet shake-up.


  7. Outsiders 'will be' in new cabinetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Bangkok Post

    Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Tanasak Patimapragorn insisted Thursday he does not mind if he is ousted from the cabinet in a reshuffle. Earlier, a reporter asked Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha if Gen Tanasak might be among the cabinet members to lose their posts.


  8. Prayut promises major changes to CabinetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | The Nation

    The upcoming Cabinet reshuffle is expected to be a major one as Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said yesterday that there would be changes in all ministries. He also said new people would be joining the Cabinet, and some ministers' portfolios might be switched.


  9. Report: Soldiers killed 5 Cambodians since JanuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | Bangkok Post

    An abbot from Khao Sala temple in Surin's Buachet district inspects Siamese rosewood lumber seized from a group of illegal Cambodian loggers in this 2012 file photo. In the first six months of this year, five Khmer loggers were shot dead and dozens jailed, Phnom Penh says.


  10. Photos of the Day: July 29, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | Seattle Times

    Indian dancers paint their body like tigers as they perform a Tiger dance during the International day of the Tiger in Calcutta, India, July 29, 2015. Students of Calcutta are taking part in an awareness campaign aiming to draw attention to the threats that tigers face due to habitat loss and poaching.


  11. Welcome Thailand Liveaboards to the SCUBA Travel SiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | SCUBA News...

    There is some superb diving in Thailand, especially in the Andaman Sea. You can book the diving before you go, or just turn up and book a day or two before.


  12. New migrant rules silence Chong Chom marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | Bangkok Post

    A large banner at the entrance to Chong Chom border market in Surin announces the restrictions on migrant labour from Cambodia. Cross-border trade at the Chong Chom - O Smach border crossing in Kap Choeng district of Surin province, opposite Cambodia's Oddar Meanchey province, has become very quiet since the provincial employment office imposed restrictions on migrant workers.


  13. 'Thepha model' eyed for other power projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | The Nation

    THE ELECTRICITY Generating Authority of Thailand declared yesterday that the public review on its coal-fired power plant and coal pier project in Songkhla's Thepha district was a success, and that it was planning to use the "Thepha model" for other such projects in the future. "The Thepha model involves providing information to locals and then letting them spread it among their neighbours," Egat assistant governor Pol Kongsue explained.


  14. Coal plant hearing proceeds quietlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | Bangkok Post

    Local residences hold a rally against the coal-fired power plant project in Thepa district in Songkhla on Tuesday. The public hearing on the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand's projects to build a coal-fired power plant and a bridge port for coal delivery in Songkhla's Thepha district continued for the second day on Tuesday without disruption.


  15. In praise of thriftRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | Bangkok Post

    I recently had the opportunity to speak about Thailand's sufficiency economy philosophy, a development model conceived by His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej, to the UN Conference on Trade and Development , in Geneva, and the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation in Paris. It is a development model suitable for communities and states worldwide - particularly those looking for an alternative route to development.


  16. Muslims call for 'ethics'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | Bangkok Post

    The Chularatchamontri Aziz Phitakkumpon has not spoken directly in public about the rendition of more than 100 Uighurs to China, but his office now has joined calls to the government to halt the renditions and to explain its previous actions. The Council for Humanitarian Networking of the Sheikhul Islam Office has urged the government not to deport the remaining Uighur migrants in Thailand to China.


  17. Top 7 moments of the Pan Am Games opening ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2015 | The Toronto Star

    The opening ceremonies of the Pan Am Games Friday combined the cultures of the GTA and the Americas to create a spectacle welcoming 40 nations and territories and kicking off the largest sporting event this country has ever held. Here are seven of our favourite moments: Canadian Olympic track champ Donovan Bailey reunited with his 1996 Atlanta Games gold medal-winning relay teammates for a dramatic leg of the Pan Am torch relay.


  18. Govt 'should respect right to criticise'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2015 | The Nation

    ACADEMICS have called on the government to respect people's rights under Section 4 of the interim charter and give citizens the freedom to criticise government policies that affect communities. They also suggested that the government amend minor laws on natural-resource management to boost public participation and reduce bureaucratic limitations.


  19. Happy Birthday HRH Princess Chulabhorn WalailakRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2015 | Pattaya Mail

    Born on July 4, 1957, Her Royal Highness Princess Chulabhorn Walailak is the youngest daughter of Their Majesties King Bhumibol Adulyadej the Great and Queen Sirikit of Thailand. She has two daughters, HRH Princess Siribhachudhabhorn and HRH Princess Adityadhornkitikhun.


  20. Southern ComfortRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | The Nation

    Leading luxury hospitality group MANATHAI Hotels & Resorts is preparing to offer travellers more insight into Thailand and Thainess when the latest in its unique collection of luxury boutique properties, MANATHAI Surin, Phuket opens on November 1, 2015. Located at the edge of the sophisticated and up-market Surin Beach on Phuket's west coast, the 66-room boutique resort is only thirty minutes from Phuket International Airport and has easy access to a broad range of upscale restaurants and cafes as well as shopping and entertainment venues.