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Tue, 15 Dec 2015 19:51:00 +0700
Japan Airlines to suspend Paris-Narita flights after attacks
TOKYO - Japan Airlines said Tuesday it would suspend flights between Paris and Tokyo's Narita airport from next month after demand fell about 60% following deadly attacks in the French city.

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 19:45:00 +0700
UN urges Myanmar to tackle causes of opium scourge
YANGON - Opium production in Myanmar has "stabilised" at stubbornly high levels, the United Nations said Tuesday, adding the government must address poverty and end the conflicts which drive farmers to grow illicit poppies.

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 19:14:00 +0700
Singapore launches Star Wars-themed trains and buses
SINGAPORE — Specially decorated Star Wars-themed trains and buses launched on Tuesday, ahead of the much-anticipated seventh edition of the series, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, on Thursday.

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 19:09:00 +0700
Four vying for more 4G licences
Four companies battled on Tuesday for more fourth generation (4G) mobile spectrum in an auction expected to net at least 70 billion baht for a military government struggling to revive the country's economic growth.

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 18:27:00 +0700
Red-shirt arsonists' light jail terms upped to life sentences
The Supreme Court on Tuesday handed a life sentence to the man who led red-shirt protestors to torch Ubon Ratchathani’s provincial hall in 2010, overruling a lower court’s sentence of only one year.

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 18:03:00 +0700
2 foreigners nabbed for ATM card fraud in Chiang Mai
CHIANG MAI — Two foreigners have been arrested with 115 fake ATM cards allegedly used to withdraw about 15 million baht in cash in this northern city.

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 17:41:00 +0700
Prayut kills 'unnecessary' GMO bill
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Tuesday dropped a controversial bill regulating genetically modified organisms (GMOs), saying the bill currently was unnecessary.

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 17:16:00 +0700
SET surges 32.90 to 1,300.51
The Stock Exchange of Thailand main index jumped 2.60%, or 32.90 points, to 1,300.51 on Tuesday, the biggest single-day percentage gain since Aug 27.

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 16:54:00 +0700
Asian stocks patchy as Fed weighs rate hike
TOKYO — Asian markets were patchy on Tuesday in a sign of volatile trading ahead of US Federal Reserve and Bank of Japan policy meetings.

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 16:52:00 +0700
B100bn infrastructure fund wins nod
The cabinet has approved the launch of an infrastructure fund to raise cash from the public for the construction of state projects.



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