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Thailand, Laos target big jump in bilateral trade
27/01-2020, Klokken: 01:55:00 GMT
Thailand and Laos will hold negotiations late next month with the goal of giving a big boost to bilateral trade next year.

Meeting to discuss evacuation of Thais stranded in Wuhan
27/01-2020, Klokken: 01:42:00 GMT
A meeting at the Foreign Ministry on Monday (January 27) will discuss plans to evacuate Thai people from Wuhan in China if the coronavirus situation worsens.

Water management a make-or-break challenge for industrial corridors
27/01-2020, Klokken: 01:30:00 GMT
The Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) currently has enough water for its needs but as people, labour and industrial activity gather pace the demand is seen spiking.

Study on smart city in EEC close to completion
27/01-2020, Klokken: 01:20:00 GMT
The Office of the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) is close to finishing the study on developing the “smart city” project in Chachoengsao province.

Research raises some concerns about hair dye
27/01-2020, Klokken: 00:40:00 GMT
When Keanu Reeves walked into a Los Angeles gala holding hands with artist Alexandra Grant, fans applauded the 55-year-old actor for choosing an "age appropriate" romantic partner. Most striking about Grant, 46, was her steel-gray hair.

Wuhan virus expected to hit Thai and Asian tourism hard 
27/01-2020, Klokken: 00:30:00 GMT
The outbreak of the Wuhan virus may cost Thai and Asian tourism industries Bt100 billion in lost income, an economist has warned.

Public hearing in the US on Jan 30 to discuss tariff privileges for Thai products
27/01-2020, Klokken: 00:15:00 GMT
The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) will open a public hearing on January 30 on the suspension of tariff privileges for Thai products under the Generalised System of Preferences (GSP), Thailand’s Department of Foreign Trade (DFT) said.

The Polish hero who volunteered to go to Auschwitz - and warned the world about the Nazi death machine
27/01-2020, Klokken: 00:10:00 GMT


Hongkonger Ng wins Thailand Masters for first BWF World Tour title
27/01-2020, Klokken: 00:07:00 GMT
Hong Kong’s Ng Ka Long rallied back from a game down to beat Japanese Kenta Nishimoto to claim his maiden BWF World Tour title in the Princess Sirivannavari Thailand Masters at the Hua Mark Indoor Stadium on Sunday (January 26).

Always focus on keeping your relationship intact with your elderly parents
27/01-2020, Klokken: 00:05:00 GMT
David Solie's 89-year-old mother, Carol, was unyielding. "No, I will not move," she told her son every time he suggested that she leave her home and relocate to a senior living residence.

Food production and the spread of pandemics
26/01-2020, Klokken: 20:30:00 GMT
With the world's largest high-speed rail network, a payments system that's largely conducted via phone apps, and half the world's solar-power plants, China often looks like a country at the technological frontier. When you consider how it feeds itself, though, it's still just catching up.

Department stores are betting on booze to boost retail
26/01-2020, Klokken: 20:20:00 GMT
On a recent mid-January afternoon, the eight seats at the Shoe Bar in Nordstrom's new women's store were empty. "It's Dry January. People are broke," a bartender observed.

Stuck-in-the-past Japanese banks wary of fintech revolution
26/01-2020, Klokken: 20:06:00 GMT
Japan's effort to nudge its more than 100 struggling regional lenders into the digital age is floundering.

The world's most-profitable hedge fund is now a climate radical
26/01-2020, Klokken: 20:02:00 GMT
The hedge fund industry has no shortage of aggressive, in-your-face players, but few are as tough as Chris Hohn. The British billionaire takes the typical playbook to new levels-scuttling deals, pushing to remove bosses, and battering companies with litigation and threats.

The world's most-profitable hedge fund is now a climate radical
26/01-2020, Klokken: 20:02:00 GMT
The hedge fund industry has no shortage of aggressive, in-your-face players, but few are as tough as Chris Hohn. The British billionaire takes the typical playbook to new levels-scuttling deals, pushing to remove bosses, and battering companies with litigation and threats.

Tokushoryu completes stunning run to New Year title
26/01-2020, Klokken: 18:58:00 GMT
In a Cinderella story that sumo had not seen in two decades, No. 17 maegashira Tokushoryu came from the bottom of the rankings to come away with an improbable victory at the New Year Grand Tournament on Sunday.

Pavit clinches record seventh ADT victory
26/01-2020, Klokken: 17:03:00 GMT
Nakhon Ratchasima - The in-form Pavit Tangkamolprasert made history after he clinched the Boonchu Ruangkit Championship with a two-shot victory courtesy of a four-under-par 67 in the final round on Sunday.

Democrat wants MPs who voted for budget in absentia to come clean in court
26/01-2020, Klokken: 15:53:00 GMT
Democrat Party MP Nipit Intarasombat has said that the Bt3.2-trillion budget bill for fiscal year 2020 could be void as votes had been cast in the names of some members of Parliament who were not present during voting.

Almost 7,000 people from Wuhan visited Thailand this month
26/01-2020, Klokken: 14:18:00 GMT
High-level sources in the tourism industry revealed that Chinese tourists made up almost 30 per cent of the foreign visitors passing through Don Mueang Airport every day.

Almost 7,000 people from Wuhan visited Thailand this month
26/01-2020, Klokken: 14:18:00 GMT
High-level sources in the tourism industry revealed that Chinese tourists made up almost 30 per cent of the foreign visitors passing through Don Mueang Airport every day.

Understanding India's Citizenship Amendment Act
26/01-2020, Klokken: 14:13:00 GMT
A widespread and unseemly controversy has broken out in India over the Citizenship Amendment Act passed by the Indian Parliament in December 2019 that fast tracks Indian citizenship for persecuted minorities in Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh belonging to the Hindu, Sikh, Christian, Buddhist, Jain and Parsi faiths.

High dust to affect air quality in some northern provinces
26/01-2020, Klokken: 13:43:00 GMT
The overall air quality in the country ranged from good to below standard, according to reports from 17 air-quality monitoring stations of the Pollution Control Department (PCD).

High dust to affect air quality in some northern provinces
26/01-2020, Klokken: 13:43:00 GMT
The overall air quality in the country ranged from good to below standard, according to reports from 17 air-quality monitoring stations of the Pollution Control Department (PCD).

Dead fish smeared with oil found on beach in Songkhla
26/01-2020, Klokken: 12:32:00 GMT
Several fish were found dead Sunday (January 26) on the beach in Sathing Phra district in Songkhla province.

Dead fish smeared with oil found on beach in Songkhla
26/01-2020, Klokken: 12:32:00 GMT
Several fish were found dead Sunday (January 26) on the beach in Sathing Phra district in Songkhla province.

15 more novel coronavirus fatalities reported in Chinese mainland, 1,975 infected and 56 died
26/01-2020, Klokken: 11:52:00 GMT
Another 15 fatalities caused by a novel coronavirus were reported in the Chinese mainland on Saturday, bringing the total number of deaths to 56 as of Saturday midnight, China's National Health Commission said on Sunday morning.

A Civil War-era 'witch bottle' may have been found on a Virginia highway, archaeologists say
26/01-2020, Klokken: 00:30:00 GMT
When archaeologists digging between busy lanes of traffic on Virginia's Interstate 64 unearthed a broken bottle filled with nails, they weren't sure exactly what they had found.

Govt steps up measures to tackle coronavirus situation
25/01-2020, Klokken: 13:44:00 GMT
The Ministry of Tourism and Sports will hold a meeting with tour and hotel operators on January 27 on guidelines to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus in Thailand, Deputy Government Spokesperson Traisulee Traisaranakul said.

After days of concern, Bangkok air quality now ‘excellent’
25/01-2020, Klokken: 10:18:00 GMT
The Pollution Control Department (PCD) has reported air quality in Bangkok and neighbouring provinces are at "excellent" to "moderate" levels with PM2.5 under the safety standard used by the department.

Sole Thai with coronavirus recovers, goes home
24/01-2020, Klokken: 18:22:00 GMT
The only Thai known to have been infected with the novel coronavirus has fully recovered and returned home, Health Ministry permanent secretary Dr Sukhum Karnchanapimai reported on Friday (January 24). 

Fifth coronavirus victim confirmed in Thailand
24/01-2020, Klokken: 16:33:00 GMT
Another tourist from Wuhan, China, has been confirmed as the fifth person to be treated in Thailand suffering from the potentially deadly novel coronavirus.

Air purifiers installed around Victory Monument
24/01-2020, Klokken: 15:45:00 GMT
The Rajaprajanukron Foundation, under Royal Patronage, installed four air- purifiers on Friday (January 24) in the vincinites of Victory Monument in a trial of their effectiveness in filtering out PM2.5 dust particles, said Silpasuay Raweesaengsoon, permanent secretary of Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA), on Friday (January 24).

Deputy police chief sent to new post at Government House
24/01-2020, Klokken: 14:55:00 GMT
Pol Lt Col Wirachai Songmetta, deputy national police chief, was transferred on Friday (January 24) to an inactive post at the Government House for "generating a negative image of the Royal Thai Police” through his behaviour and actions.

Veteran politician Chai Chidchob dies at 91
24/01-2020, Klokken: 10:46:00 GMT
Veteran politician and former president of the National Assembly Chai Chidchob passed away peacefully in his house at the age of 91. 

Macao confirms 2nd novel coronavirus case, mainland 571
24/01-2020, Klokken: 10:13:00 GMT
MACAO/BEIJING - A Macao hospital reported its second case of novel coronavirus, the special administrative region (SAR)'s health service announced on Thursday morning.