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  • Family seeks clarity in prison death
    The family of an inmate who died over the New Year holidays in Phitsanulok Provincial Prison on Thursday petitioned the House committee on law, justice and human rights to help monitor the Corrections Department's investigation into the case.
    24 January 2020,
  • Ease terms for student loans: panel
    Conditions for state-funded student loans should be made friendlier for borrowers, including allowing them to be self-guarantors, suggested the House panel studying the issue.
    24 January 2020,
  • Agencies explore recycling possibilities
    The Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (Egat) and the Industrial Works Department are teaming up to study the feasibility of recycling used solar panels and batteries, in line with the circular economy concept.
    24 January 2020,
  • FTA perks, GSP see 2019 dip
    The use of free trade agreement (FTA) privileges and the Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) by Thai exporters dropped by 4.14% in the first 11 months of last year, in line with the country's overall lower exports.
    24 January 2020,
  • 'Ying Kai' handed another year in jail
    The Criminal Court has sentenced Monta "Ying Kai" Yokrattanakan, 62, to another year in jail, adding to the 18 years she is currently serving for lese majeste and human trafficking.
    24 January 2020,
  • WHO calls coronavirus 'an emergency in China'
    GENEVA/BEIJING: The World Health Organisation (WHO) called a new coronavirus that has killed 18 people in China and infected around 650 globally "an emergency in China" on Thursday, but stopped short of declaring the epidemic of international concern.
    24 January 2020,
  • PM2.5 clogs Bangkok marathon decision
    Air pollution in Bangkok has stymied Thailand's dream of becoming the marathon capital of Asia, with the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) determining this weekend if the Amazing Thailand Marathon Bangkok 2020 (ATMBKK) has to be cancelled.
    24 January 2020,
  • Use law to end smog: Prawit
    Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon said law enforcement is the key to controlling fine-dust pollution which has shrouded the country over the past few weeks.
    24 January 2020,
  • NSC budget only covers 'core mission'
    The National Security Council (NSC)'s budget is inadequate and only covers its essential missions, including combating cybersecurity threats, according to NSC secretary-general Gen Somsak Rungsita.
    24 January 2020,
  • Ratchanok, men's singles duo save the day
    Ratchanok Intanon, Kunlavut Vitidsarn and Suppanyu Avihingsanon moved into the quarter-finals of the Princess Sirivannavari Thailand Masters 2020 at Indoor Stadium Hua Mark on Thursday.
    24 January 2020,