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India stopped working in a routine, bureaucratic manner: PM Modi in Bangkok

The prime minister said it was the best time to be in India and that things such as foreign direct investment , ease of doing business, ease of living and productivity are rising and tax rates, red tapism, corruption and cronyism are declining.

PM Narendra Modi on RCEP: India has put forward reasonable proposals for trade deal 

If finalised, the RCEP deal will facilitate creation of the biggest free-trade region in the world as the 16-nation grouping is home to 3.6 billion people, or nearly half the world's population.


Three small blasts hit Bangkok as city hosts major security meeting

Bangkok is currently hosting a meeting of foreign ministers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and their counterparts from world powers including the United States, China and Russia.

Thai parties meet to discuss deal to keep coup leader as PM

An agreement would likely sink the opposition Democratic Front coalition's bid to keep members of the junta from retaining dominance over the government five years after the army seized power in a coup.

Deaths in Thailand tourist boat accident rise to 27

The tourist boat Phoenix capsized and sank in rough seas off Thailand's Phuket island on Thursday with 105 passengers on board, including 93 Chinese tourists and 12 Thai crew and tourist guides.

Thai rights news conference called off after police warning

Activists had planned to hold a news conference at the Maneeya Center in Bangkok - home to the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Thailand (FCCT) - to call on the junta to keep its promise of an election this year, but police issued a warning that stopped the event from going ahead.


Thailand: Eight people gunned down in Krabi over 'personal conflict'

Eight people, including three children, were killed by gunmen in Thailand's Krabi province, police said on Tuesday, a mass slaying investigators believe was sparked by a personal conflict. The gang took ten people hostage.

Bangkok blast probe: Malaysia detains 8 suspects for questioning

National deputy police chief Noor Rashid Ibrahim said ethnic Uighurs were detained in the past week in Kuala Lumpur as well as in northeastern Kelantan state.

Bangkok bombing: Thai police seek 10th suspect in deadly blast

Authorities will seek an arrest warrant soon for a man who shared an apartment with a suspect who was arrested a week ago when a police raid found bomb-making materials in his room.

Bangkok Blast: Police says suspect's prints match those on bomb material

The investigation into the attack has picked up in recent days with the arrest of two suspects and raids on two apartments on the outskirts of Bangkok that contained bomb-making materials.

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Severe air pollution forces Bangkok to close hundreds of schools

The Pollution Control Department said the amount of especially dangerous tiny ``PM 2.5'' particles has risen in all areas in and around Bangkok since Monday.