• AMRI Hospital Group All Set to Spread to Myanmar’s Capital City Yangon
    6:40 PM

    AMRI Hospital Group, one of the top multi-specialty hospitals in Kolkata, is all set to open its branch in Yangon, Myanmar. India’s recent move to remove $80 visa charge for Myanmar nationals has broadened the horizon of healthcare tourism in the country. In its attempt to tap the emerging opportunity

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  • Ex-Thailand PM’s impeachment hearing begins
    7:55 AM

    Bangkok, Jan 9 (IANS) Former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra’s first hearing of an impeachment case began Friday at the National Legislative Assembly (NLA). The NLA kicked off the impeachment hearing on a motion filed by the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) against Yingluck for alleged dereliction of duty in supervising the

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  • Indonesia focuses on recovering tail of AirAsia plane
    12:45 PM

    Bangkok, Jan 8 (IANS/EFE) Rescue teams Thursday were focusing their efforts on recovering the tail of the AirAsia plane that crashed into the Java Sea late last month with 162 people on board and extracting the black box flight recorders located in the tail section. “We enter Day 12 of

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  • Ex-Thai PM’s supporters urged not to gather at parliament
    12:31 PM

    Bangkok, Jan 8 (IANS) Supporters of former Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra have been asked not to gather at the parliament on Friday when Yingluck shows up to defend herself in an impeachment case. People can send their moral support for Yingluck from home or by telephone, and there is

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  • Malaysian president picks up infection after flood zone visit
    6:01 PM

    Bangkok, Jan 5 (IANS/EFE) Malaysian President Najib Razak has been advised rest after doctors detectdg the presence of E.coli bacteria in his body following a visit to flood-affected areas in the northwest of the country, officials said Monday. “Doctors have recommended that he rest. He will return to his duties

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  • Asian integration could boost organised crime: UN
    7:15 PM

    Bangkok, Oct 31 (IANS/EFE) The UN Friday called on Southeast Asian countries to take measures to prevent the current increase in trade and migratory flows from causing the expansion of organized crime. According to the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), the development of transport systems and the lifting

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  • Hend confident of retaining Chiangmai Golf Classic title
    2:41 PM

    Chiangmai (Thailand), Oct 31 (IANS) Long-hitting Scott Hend hopes to continue his fantastic form when he defends his title at the $750,000 Chiangmai Golf Classic from Nov 13 to 16. The powerful Australian capped a superb two-week swing when he won the Hong Kong Open a fortnight ago and contended

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  • Thailand on alert as Khalistan terrorist on loose
    11:07 PM

    Bangkok, Oct 28 (IANS) Security officials guarding the border checkpoint in Thailand’s Narathiwat province have been put on alert following reports that a Khalistani terrorist has fled for this country and may sneak across the southern border into Malaysia. Jagtar Singh Tara, reportedly supplied the car used in the deadly

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