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Former Ghana Coach Milovan Rajevac Named Thailand’s National Team Coach

– BANGKOK – The Football Association of Thailand (FAT) has appointed front-runner Milovan Rajevac from Serbia the new head coach of the national football team. The announcement of the new coach was made at a packed press conference by FAT technical chief Witthaya Laohakul.  Rajevac, 63, will replace Thai coach Kiatisak Senamuang. who stepped down on […]

April 26th, 2017 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Thai Police Capture Bangkok Cabbie Who Abducted and Raped Brazilian Beauty Queen

  – BANGKOK – On Tuesday, a young Brazilian woman filed a complaint with local police in Suphan Buri, saying she had been raped by a taxi driver after she waved down his cab in front of Don Mueang airport on arrival from Malaysia about 1.30pm. The former Brazilian beauty queen hailed the yellow-green taxi from Don […]

April 26th, 2017 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

Thailand Under Strain from Tourism Surge

  – BANGKOK – Thailand’s tourist industry faces “trouble” without urgent investment to cope with an expected near-doubling of visitors to 60 million by 2030, a top official has warned. Pongpanu Svetarundra, permanent secretary to the tourism ministry said Thailand must press ahead with plans to expand ports, airports and railways to deal with a […]

April 26th, 2017 | Posted in Economy & Business | Read More »

China Launches its First “Made-in-China” Jump Aircraft Carrier

– BEIJING – China has launched its first aircraft carrier built entirely on its own, in a demonstration of the growing technical sophistication of its defense industries and determination to safeguard its maritime territorial claims and crucial trade routes. The 50,000-ton carrier was towed from its dockyard just after 9 a.m. Wednesday following a ceremony […]

April 26th, 2017 | Posted in World News | Read More »

Trump Gets Tough on Trading with Canada

  – WASHINGTON DC – Canada has become the surprise No. 1 target in President Trump’s push to get tough on trade. Trump fired the opening shots of a potential trade war this week by slapping a tariff of up to 24 percent on Canadian softwood lumber imports. He also threatened action to protect U.S. […]

April 26th, 2017 | Posted in World News | Read More »

France says Analysis Shows Assad’s Regime Behind Syria’s Sarin Gas Attack

– PARIS – France’s foreign minister said on Wednesday that the chemical analysis of samples taken from a deadly sarin gas attack in Syria earlier this month “bears the signature” of President Bashar Assad’s government and shows it was responsible for the deadly assault. According to Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault, France came to this conclusion […]

April 26th, 2017 | Posted in World News | Read More »

Chiang Rai’s New Governor Denies Trying to Stop Protest Over Mekong River Blasting

  – CHIANG RAI – Governor, Narongsak Osotthanakon who took office just this month after former Governor Boonsong Techamaneesathit was abruptly transfered under section 44 by the Thai Junta, has denied reports that he gave a verbal order to deter protesters from participating in protests against the Chinese operation to survey the Mekong River in […]

April 25th, 2017 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

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