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Charleston businesses ready to capitalise on total solar eclipse

With Charleston being the last city to host the first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse in the United States in almost a century, area businesses are cashing in. — Reuters

Posted on 20 August 2017 | 4:22 am

US aquarium preps its animals for solar eclipse

As the solar eclipse approaches in the United States, animals in its path may be in for both an early evening and a rude awakening. — Reuters

Posted on 20 August 2017 | 4:16 am

Boston march against hate speech avoids Charlottesville chaos

Thousands of people took to the streets of Boston on Saturday to protest hate speech a week after a woman was killed at a Virginia white-supremacist demonstration. — Reuters

Posted on 20 August 2017 | 4:15 am

Cambodia busts hundreds of Chinese scam suspects

Chinese and Taiwanese scam suspects took over an 11-storey building in Cambodia before police busted the group on a tip-off from mainland authorities. — Reuters

Posted on 20 August 2017 | 4:14 am

Malaysia apologises to Indonesia over flag blunder

KUALA LUMPUR/JAKARTA -- Malaysia has apologised to Indonesia over the upside down printing of the Indonesian flag in a souvenir guidebook handed out at the opening of the Southeast Asian Games.

Posted on 20 August 2017 | 2:46 am

Air force plans to put armed marshals on planes

Amid concerns about terrorist attacks which have recently wreaked havoc in many parts of the world, the Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) has rolled out a training session to produce air marshals to be deployed with weapons on commercial airplanes.

Posted on 19 August 2017 | 7:50 pm

Father: Militant son was indoctrinated

The father of a militant suspect shot dead by authorities during Wednesday's vehicle robberies in the deep South believes his son was indoctrinated and misled into committing the crime in which a hostage was also killed.

Posted on 19 August 2017 | 7:33 pm

Ministry plans Northeast rail line

The Transport Ministry will seek approval from the cabinet in October for the construction of a 355-kilometre Ban Phai-Mukdahan-Nakhon Phanom railway line worth 65.7 billion baht.

Posted on 19 August 2017 | 7:08 pm

Prayut gets prickly over 'critical' media coverage

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has expressed his displeasure over the media's criticism of the government's approach to ask TV stations to cover each minister during the mobile cabinet meeting in Nakhon Ratchasima.

Posted on 19 August 2017 | 6:09 pm

Fighting the vicious circle in the Golden Triangle

It took almost four hours to travel along the 160-kilometre mountainous route from Myanmar's town of Tachileik, bordering Chiang Rai, to Kengtung in the eastern state of Shan, but the officials from six neighbouring countries were determined to reach the town in a bid to establish an anti-drug centre in the state known to be a hotbed of drug production.

Posted on 19 August 2017 | 5:00 pm


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