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April 18, 2014 9:07 am

Death toll hits 25 in South Korea ferry mishap

JINDO, South Korea: Twenty-five people were confirmed dead, the coastguard said late Thursday, as rescuers battled high waves and recovered more bodies. But with every hour that passed fears..

April 18, 2014 8:37 am

Nobel Prize winning author Garcia Marquez dies at age 87

The writer of the monumental One Hundred Years of Solitude, one of the best-known and most-translated works in global literature, had seen a deterioration of his health since he was hospitalized on..

April 18, 2014 8:18 am

Oil slick not from Malaysia Airlines flight MH370

MH370 vanished an hour into a night flight March 8 from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing with 239 people on board, mostly Chinese nationals. No trace of the Boeing 777 has been found despite probably the..

April 17, 2014 6:34 pm

Pope celebrates priestly celibacy in Holy Thursday homily

"His remarks seemed to rule out the possibility that a ban on marriage for priests - which is for example allowed in the Anglican Church -could be reconsidered, as part of wider reforms that are..

April 17, 2014 6:17 pm

SFT protests against Article 112's enforcement

SFT secretary-general Supat Asasri led protesters in what was dubbed a campaign to raise pubic awareness and opposition against enforcers of Article 112. The protesters put on a skit in which the..

April 17, 2014 6:14 pm

Pheu Thai to have party leader attend EC meeting

Pheu Thai Party spokesman Prompong Nopparit said Thursday that Charupong and the director on party affairs Bhokin Bhalakula would be present on Pheu Thai's behalf to push its proposal to hold a new..

April 17, 2014 6:11 pm

Registration for Bangkok EC open

To be eligible, all candidates must be Thai nationals aged 40 or over and must hold at least a bachelor's degree. Candidates are also required to not have held a political office or a political..

April 17, 2014 5:46 pm

UDD cancels Aksa Road rally

They told their red-shirt supporters to be prepared for the next call to rally. Red-shirt leaders earlier said they would call a mass rally prior to the Constitutional Court's ruling on..

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April 17, 2014 5:27 pm

SET index ends up 6.94 pts, 0.50 pct

Thai composite stocks index (SET) closed Thursday, up 6.94 points, or 0.50 per cent at 1,408.78 amid Bt37.19 billion turnover. Blue chip SET-50 index was at 957.23, up 4.60 points, or 0.48 per..

April 17, 2014 3:31 pm

No clues as submersible covers 90 square kilometres in jet..

Samples collected from an oil slick near the search site 2,170 kilometres north-west of Perth are still being analysed, a bulletin from the Perth-based search team said. The submersible was..

April 17, 2014 2:55 pm

Public health permanent secretary skips CAPO meeting

Narong did not send his representative to the meeting either. The permanent secretaries for Transport Ministry, Foreign Ministry and Energy Ministry did not attend the meeting but they sent..

April 17, 2014 2:30 pm

Deputy Senate speaker reiterates call for govt to open..

The National Anti-Corruption Commission has asked the Senate to retroactively impeach former Senate speaker Nikom Wairatpanij for his allegedly unlawful role in directing the charter amendment bill..