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April 19, 2014 8:46 am

Korea Ferry captain says evacuation delayed for safety

Lee Joon-Seok and two of his crew were taken into police custody in the early hours of the morning, charged with negligence and failing to secure the safety of passengers in violation of maritime..

April 19, 2014 8:42 am

6.9-earthquake off PNG Bougainville: USGS

The quake hit at 0104 GMT and was centred 62 kilometres (38 miles) southwest of Panguna on Bougainville at a depth of 45 kilometres, the US Geological Survey said. AFP

April 19, 2014 8:00 am

Powerful quake rattles Mexico

The country, however, appeared to have escaped major damage and casualties. The US Geological Survey said the earthquake’s epicenter was 36 kilometers (22 miles) northwest of Tecpan, near the..

April 18, 2014 8:29 pm

NACC will not hear more defence witnesses in rice-pledging..

The NACC members are expected to be able to consider the case early next month, Sansern added. Sansern was speaking to reporters after caretaker Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister..

April 18, 2014 6:56 pm

Arrest warrant sought for ferry captain

"The joint investigation team of police and prosecutors asked for warrants to arrest three crew, including the captain," the official in the southern coastguard headquarters in Mokpo told..

April 18, 2014 5:34 pm

Small parties name three figures they would back as a new PM

The parties Friday formed a group called "United Parties for Democracy" and announced their resolution. They resolved that they would support either Caretaker Deputy Prime Minister Phongthep..

April 18, 2014 5:00 pm

Vietnam refuses to host Asian Games

The nation becomes the third country to decline holding the games because of financial difficulties. The other two countries were South Korea and Pakistan. The PM said the..

April 18, 2014 4:48 pm

S KOREA FERRY DISASTER: Families of ferry victims issue..

The following is the full text of the statement: We would like to appeal with tears to rest of the public as we feel furious at the government's behaviour. We received the..

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April 18, 2014 4:38 pm

Reserves rise to $169bn

According to the Bank of Thailand’s data, net forward position also rose slightly by $300 million to $23.3 billion. The reserves are expected to rise further in the subsequent week,..

April 18, 2014 4:13 pm

Vice principal of Danwon High School found dead in apparent..

The 52-year-old vice principal, surnamed Kang, apparently hanged himself on a tree on the hill close to a gymnasium in Jindo, South Jeolla Province, where a disaster information center was set up..

April 18, 2014 3:56 pm

Criminal Court rejects petition for Nuttawut, Jatuporn's..

The court reasoned that there were no strong evidence and witness to back up allegations by the Democrat that Jatuporn, chairman of the United Front of Democracy against Dictatorship, and Nuttawut,..

April 18, 2014 3:43 pm

Democrat, 63 other parties agree to discuss election date..

Puchong said Democrat leader Abhisit Vejjajiva and deputy leader Chamni Sakdiseth wouild represent the party to join the discussion. Puchong said the EC would like to hear parties' opinions..