Date archive forJanuary, 2009
    By Wassana Kasemchai On Saturday, January 31st, 2009
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    Red shirts demand action against PAD

    Red-shirt protesters yesterday demanded that the government do justice by treating legal cases involving themselves and the rival People's Alliance for Democracy (PAD) equally. At a major rally at Bangkok's More...

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    Colleges urged to crack down on student internet flesh trade

    Colleges and universities ought to take action against students found to have engaged in "direct-sale" prostitution via social-network websites like Hi5, according to a well-known academic.Assoc Prof Sukhum More...

    By Wassana Kasemchai On Saturday, January 31st, 2009
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    Stealing Borneo’s thunder

    Stormy skies in Kota Kinabalu? No problem - just hop on a bus bound for floating buildings and the House of Skulls Here is the original:   Stealing Borneo's thunder  More...

    By Wassana Kasemchai On Saturday, January 31st, 2009
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    Meaningful deeds

    Hey, guys! I have very good news for you. My six siblings whose pictures were published in this column a few weeks ago have already been adopted The rest is here: Meaningful deeds  More...

    By Wassana Kasemchai On Saturday, January 31st, 2009
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    Japan pledges $17 bln Asia aid package

    Davos - Japanese Prime Minister Taro Aso pledged 1.5 trillion yen ($17 billion) in development aid to other Asian countries on Saturday for infrastructure projects that will help boost growth. Read more here: Japan More...

    By Wassana Kasemchai On Saturday, January 31st, 2009
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    Serena wins Australia Open

    Melbourne - Serena Williams thrashed Russia's Dinara Safina 6-0, 6-3 to win her fourth Australian Open title Saturday, bringing up her 10th Grand Slam and reclaiming the world number one ranking on the way. Excerpt More...

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    Thai PM and Gilani discuss bilateral, regional importance

    Davos, Switzerland - Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva on Friday had a meeting with Pakistan's Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani and discussed the issues of bilateral and regional importance. During More...

    By Wassana Kasemchai On Saturday, January 31st, 2009
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    Thailand to borrow Bt270 billion to to boost economy

    BANGKOK, Jan 31 (TNA) - Thai Finance Minister Korn Chatikavanij said on Saturday he would seek Cabinet approval Tuesday for a plan to borrow Bt270 billion from domestic and international lending agenc... Read more More...