Thailand Daily News (Bangkok Post)

  • Govt denies coconut imports up
    The Department of Foreign Trade has rejected criticism by coconut planters who attribute tumbling coconut prices to an influx of imported nuts, saying records show imports are down this year. ... Read more
  • Three men confess to murder of missing couple in Phrae
    PHRAE: Three men have confessed to the murder of a missing British millionaire and his Thai wife, and told police they were hired by the woman’s elder brother to kill the couple. ... Read more
  • US accuses Myanmar military of 'planned and coordinated' atrocities
    WASHINGTON: A US government investigation has found that Myanmar’s military waged a "well-planned and coordinated" campaign of mass killings, gang rapes and other atrocities against the Southeast Asian nation’s Rohingya Muslim minority. ... Read more
  • August factory output rises 0.7% y-o-y, below forecast
    Thailand's manufacturing production index (MPI) in August rose 0.66% from a year earlier, led by higher production of electronics, sugar, air conditioners and petroleum, the Industry Ministry said on Tuesday. ... Read more
  • Girl student, 16, wins annual Guan Yin Goddess contest
    NAKHON SAWAN: A 16-year-old girl has won the traditional annual contest to represent Guan Yin, the Goddess of Compassion, in the lead up to the next Chinese New Year celebration in Muang municipality. ... Read more
  • German Catholic Church to own up to decades of child abuse
    BERLIN: Germany's Catholic Church was Tuesday due to confess to and apologise for thousands of cases of sexual abuse against children, part of a global scandal heaping pressure on the Vatican. ... Read more
  • Weerasak: Buri Ram ready for the big day
    Thailand is ready to stage its first MotoGP race in Buri Ram next week, organisers said on Monday. ... Read more
  • Iran in the spotlight as Trump, Rouhani set for UN clash
    UNITED NATIONS, US: A showdown looms at the United Nations over Iran on Tuesday as President Donald Trump and Iranian leader Hassan Rouhani are set to square off during the world's biggest diplomatic gathering. ... Read more
  • New Zealand PM takes her baby into UN assembly hall
    UNITED NATIONS, New York: The New Zealand prime minister, who shot to international fame for giving birth while in office, turned heads on Monday by taking her three-month-old daughter into the UN assembly hall. ... Read more
  • Genetic tweak used to wipe out mosquito population
    PARIS: Scientists said on Monday they had succeeded for the first time in wiping out an entire population of malaria-carrying mosquitoes in the lab using a gene editing tool to programme their extinction. ... Read more