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News for Wednesday, 26 June 2013

Abhisit case handed to prosecutors

26 June 2013 - 01:06 pm

The Department of Special Investigation (DSI) on Wednesday submitted reports to the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) accusing former prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva and his then deputy Suthep Thaugsuban ...

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News for Tuesday, 25 June 2013

Health precautions against new virus

25 June 2013 - 12:06 pm

The Ministry of Public Health has introduced precautionary measures to guard against the introduction of a new virus, the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS CoV), to Thailand.

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Government orders lab tests on pledged rice

25 June 2013 - 12:05 pm

The Public Health Ministry has ordered the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Medical Sciences Department to conduct lab tests on packed rice samples collected from retail outlets, including department stores.

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China bear stock market continues

25 June 2013 - 12:03 pm

BEIJING - China's stocks fell Tuesday morning, deepening their slump into a bear market amidst concerns elevated money-market rates will worsen the country's economic slowdown.

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Senator sets sights on Army to resolve Phuket land encroachment

25 June 2013 - 12:01 pm

PHUKET: A member of the Thai Senate is looking to call in the armed forces to wage war against the “big guys” behind land encroachment in Phuket. Pol Col (Rtd) Sontaya Sangphow was in Phuket on Friday to arm himself with information ...

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Cabinet approves Thai Smile spin-off

25 June 2013 - 09:01 am

The cabinet has approved a plan to establish Thai Smile Airways Co as a subsidiary of Thai Airways International (THAI). A source in the Transport Ministry said the spin-off was mainly aimed at boosting operational efficiency ...

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Deadline set for factories to meet waste regulations

25 June 2013 - 08:55 am

The Industrial Estate Authority of Thailand (IEAT) has set a deadline for all waste coming from 4,000 factories located in industrial estates nationwide to be legally disposed of by September.

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SET plunges below 1,400 as China adds to pressure

25 June 2013 - 08:53 am

Thai shares yesterday closed below the 1,400-point level for the first time this year on a continuing sell-off by foreign investors. Appetite for risk assets in emerging markets has waned after the US Federal Reserve said ...

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State agrees to hold rice auctions

25 June 2013 - 08:51 am

Secret foreign sales will continue anyway The government has bowed to the private sector's calls for rice auctions to speed up releasing its massive stocks. But it remains committed to going ahead with existing secret sales of rice ...

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"V" group irate over "mask" robbery

25 June 2013 - 08:49 am

The "V for Thailand" Facebook page, which is used to coordinate anti-government white-mask gatherings, has claimed Thaksin Shinawatra supporters masterminded an armed robbery at a convenience store early Monday morning in which two offenders wore Guy Fawkes masks.

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