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April 17, 2014 12:49 pm

Songkran road death toll rises to 277 after six days

It said 2,754 road accidents happened from April 11 to 16, and 2,926 others were also injured. On Wednesday, the sixth day of the seven-day monitoring period, 273 accidents happened, killing 29..

April 17, 2014 12:14 pm

AC/DC rock on without guitarist Malcolm Young

"After 40 years of life dedicated to AC/DC, guitarist and founding member Malcolm Young is taking a break from the band due to ill health," the group said on their website, without disclosing the..

April 17, 2014 12:07 pm

Sony's PlayStation 4 sales top seven million

"The response from the global gaming community for PS4 (PlayStation 4) has been overwhelming and we are truly humbled that gamers are selecting PS4 as their next generation console of choice,"..

April 17, 2014 11:58 am

Yingluck seeks Constitutional Court's extension of deadline..

Yingluck is scheduled to defend herself in the case of NSC chief Thawil Pliensri's transfer Thursday. She send her team of lawyers to submit a request to the court that she needed more time to..

April 17, 2014 11:57 am

Journalists face jail in Thailand for people-smuggler report

Two journalists face jail if found guilty of defamation after citing a Pulitzer-prize winning report alleging Thai military links to people-smuggling, one of them said Wednesday, raising fears for..

April 17, 2014 11:51 am

Fears grow for hundreds missing in S. Korea ferry capsize

Nine people were confirmed dead, but with every hour that passed fears mounted for the 287 still unaccounted for after the multi-storey vessel with 475 on board suddenly listed, capsized and then..

April 17, 2014 10:37 am

SET index opens up 2.18 pts, 0.16 pct

Thai composite stocks index (SET) opened on Thurday at 1,404.02, up 2.18 points, or 0.16 per cent in line with most regional shares amid optimism over U.S. economic recovery. Blue chip SET-50..

April 17, 2014 7:03 am

Fed chief: changes to interest rate depend on economic data

Speaking in New York, Yellen said, "the larger the shortfall of employ mentor inflation from their respective objectives, and the slower the projected progress toward those objectives, the longer..

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April 17, 2014 6:55 am

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April 16, 2014 6:39 pm

Philippines quarantines man over MERS fears

The man, who arrived in the Philippines on Tuesday, is not yet showing symptoms but has been isolated in hospital, Health Secretary Enrique Ona said. The Health Department is also quarantining..

April 16, 2014 6:32 pm

Singapore accepts Indonesia apology over warship row

Singapore reacted furiously in February when the refurbished frigate was named "KRI Usman Harun", lodging a diplomatic complaint with Jakarta and banning the vessel from its ports and naval..