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Crowd building up near Sanam Luang

Crowds of people have been arriving to reserve a space in the vicinity of the royal cremation site since Monday, with many sheltering under umbrellas raised against steady rain on Tuesday morning.

Posted on 24 October 2017 | 12:03 am

US threatens to punish Myanmar over Rohingya

WASHINGTON: The Trump administration threatened Monday to take punitive actions against Myanmar unless it pulls back from its violent military campaign against Rohingya Muslims, expressing what it called “our gravest concern” over a crisis that has killed or displaced hundreds of thousands of people.

Posted on 23 October 2017 | 11:05 pm

Analysts forecast slight oil price uptick for rest of year

Local analysts expect global oil prices to rise slightly higher than anticipated for the rest of this year due to rising demand amid a recovering global economy, with increasing supply from some oil exporting countries tempering sharp price rises.

Posted on 23 October 2017 | 8:46 pm

Catalans prepare to disobey Madrid rule

Catalonia says the Spanish central government's efforts to implement direct rule will be met with disobedience. - REUTERS

Posted on 23 October 2017 | 7:48 pm

London smog tax means older cars can face $27 per drive

London's new fee for most cars registered before 2006 is being billed by its mayor as the toughest emissions standard in the world, but some business organisations are crying foul. - REUTERS

Posted on 23 October 2017 | 7:47 pm

Tampa police warn of possible serial killer

Police in Tampa, Florida are warning of a possible serial killer after the recent shooting murders of three people with no apparent ties to each other. - REUTERS

Posted on 23 October 2017 | 7:45 pm

Tourists promised free interactive app

The Ministry of Tourism and Sports, in collaboration with Ministry of Digital Economy and Society (DE), will launch an interactive mobile application for tourists early next year.

Posted on 23 October 2017 | 6:19 pm

Action needed for economic self-sufficiency

With the world in flux and full of uncertainty and local conditions that are still a work-in-progress, to be self-sufficient and sustainable is ultimately the best method to cope with unknown challenges.

Posted on 23 October 2017 | 4:30 pm

King orders more space for mourners

His Majesty the King has instructed the government to allocate more areas for people to watch the royal cremation ceremony at Sanam Luang.

Posted on 23 October 2017 | 4:22 pm

Fishy speed guns purchase

There are two major problems with the purchase of 849 "speed guns" for the highway and traffic police. The first is a lack of oversight on the purchase which sparked widespread criticism for alleged overpricing.

Posted on 23 October 2017 | 4:20 pm


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