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April 16, 2014 5:22 pm

Bitcoin exchange MtGox placed in administration: CEO

"The Tokyo District Court decided today to dismiss the application for commencement of a civil rehabilitation and at the same time, an order for Provisional Administration was issued and..

April 16, 2014 4:52 pm

EC member Somchai expects new election to be held late July

Posting a message on his Facebook wall, Somchai said he expected that the new election date would be either July 20 or 27. He said the EC and the government would hold a meeting on April 29 or..

April 16, 2014 4:39 pm

Army dismisses coup speculation

Winthai said the speculation was just a rumor spread via social media networks. He said the Army would still focus on helping the people. The Nation

April 16, 2014 3:40 pm

Indonesian governor orders prayers to stop adultery

It was just the latest attempt by Rusli Habibie to encourage government employees in Gorontalo province -- which is mainly Muslim like most parts of the vast archipelago -- to stay faithful. He..

April 16, 2014 3:13 pm

Songkran road accidents' death toll rise to 248

The cumulative accidents and injuries increased by 191 accidents and 204 injuries from the same period last Songkran, but the cumulative deaths lowered by eight cases, said Royal Thai Police's..

April 16, 2014 2:43 pm

Democrat calls on Yingluck to prevent violence,..

Ong-arj said although red-shirt leaders vowed that their rally in Bangkok after the Songkran holidays would be peaceful, their rallies in 2009 and 2010 showed that violence could..

April 16, 2014 2:28 pm

Yingluck returns to Bangkok Wednesday afternoon

She is scheduled to resume her works Thursday. The Nation

April 16, 2014 2:02 pm

290 reported missing in South Korean ferry sinking

The government in Seoul said a previous figure of about 100 missing was incorrect, South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency reported. The passengers were mostly secondary school students on a field..

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April 16, 2014 1:58 pm

Mini-sub aborts again in MH370 deep ocean search

"The Autonomous Underwater Vehicle, Bluefin-21, was forced to resurface this morning to rectify a technical issue," Australia’s Joint Agency Coordination Centre (JACC) said. "Bluefin-21 was..

April 16, 2014 9:46 am

Ferry runs aground off South Korean coast with 450 aboard

Yonhap news agency cited Coast Guard officials saying that about 130 people had already been taken off the ferry. The ship had listed to one side and was taking on water about 20 kilometres from..

April 16, 2014 9:35 am

China's economy grows 7.4% in first quarter: govt

The January-March figure announced by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) was weaker than the 7.7 percent expansion in the final three months of last year but exceeded the median forecast of..

April 16, 2014 8:23 am

Dead star's brothers to finish 'Fast and Furious 7'

Walker had completed much of his part in filming "Fast and Furious 7" before he died in November aged 40, in a high-speed car crash in California. His brothers Caleb and Cody will replace him to..