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Student kicked repeatedly in hazing rite

Student kicked repeatedly in hazing rite

A young high school student was treated as a kicking-bag by his seniors during a customary freshmen hazing ceremony, or rub-nong, and it was caught on camera and caused outrage when circulated widely on social media.

Student kicked repeatedly in hazing rite

Thai sales to cool rice market

Thai sales to cool rice market

The rally in rice prices is set to cool as India and Thailand increase sales from stockpiles, boosting global supplies, according to the Deputy Trade Minister of Vietnam, the world’s third-largest exporter.

Thai sales to cool rice market

Former local leader slain in Pattani

Former local leader slain in Pattani

A former assistant village chief was shot dead in Pattani’s Mayo district early Thursday, police said.

Former local leader slain in Pattani

SET down 7.53 points at opening

SET down 7.53 points at opening

Thai stocks opened down 0.50% at the start of trade this morning.

SET down 7.53 points at opening

China talks over new rice deal

China talks over new rice deal

Thailand is in talks with China to sell 1 million tonnes of rice through a government-to-government (G-to-G) deal and vows to secure more sales through similar contracts with buyers including Indonesia, the Philippines, Malaysia and countries in Africa and the Middle East.

China talks over new rice deal

Travel insurance available to tourists

Travel insurance available to tourists

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) in conjunction with four local insurance companies will offer online travel insurance to encourage international tourism in Thailand.

Travel insurance available to tourists

Thai food chain in KL eyes Australia

Thai food chain in KL eyes Australia

A popular Thai restaurant chain in Malaysia is targeting Australia as its first overseas expansion project.

Thai food chain in KL eyes Australia

Chaturon indictment pushed to Aug 4

Chaturon indictment pushed to Aug 4

The Bangkok Military Court on Wednesday agreed to postpone to Aug 4 its decision whether to indict former education minister Chaturon Chaisaeng.

Chaturon indictment pushed to Aug 4

Khmer Rouge genocide trial begins

Khmer Rouge genocide trial begins

PHNOM PENH – Cambodia’s UN-backed Khmer Rouge court on Wednesday began a second trial of two former regime leaders on charges including genocide of Vietnamese people and ethnic Muslims, forced marriages and rape.

Khmer Rouge genocide trial begins

Myanmar sacks 2 more ministers

Myanmar sacks 2 more ministers

YANGON — Myanmar President Thein Sein effectively removed Tuesday the influential minister of information and the health minister by issuing orders that “allowed” them to resign, a move that came after his dismissal of another Cabinet member last month.

Myanmar sacks 2 more ministers