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August 22, 2014 4:33 pm

Thaksin tells supporters to give Prayuth govt chance

Thaksin met his supporters when he went to Hong Kong to join the birthday celebration of his daughter, Paethongtan Shinawatra, on Thursday. Thaksin told the Pheu Thai members to support the..

August 22, 2014 4:13 pm

Singapore, Australia to boost intelligence sharing on..

Ministers from both countries warned of the rising risk posed by the returning fighters who are radicalised and have developed sophisticated skills to carry out terror attacks. "In this context..

August 22, 2014 4:10 pm

Constitutional Court ruling on Prayuth's PM nomination..

Srisuwan also called on General Prayuth Chanocha to resign as chief of the ruling National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) to avoid conflict of interest. He said Prayuth should not hold the two..

August 22, 2014 2:58 pm

HRW concerned Prayuth's appointment as PM to deteriorate..

Holding dual posts of junta chief and prime minister, Prayuth could wield broad power without accountability, the HRW warned. It said the National Legislative Assembly, which was appointed by..

August 22, 2014 2:40 pm

Martial law to stay: deputy Army spokeswoman

Sirichan, a spokeswoman of the NCPO, said the martial law did not affect daily life of Thais and the number of the foreign tourists was also rising. She was responding to reporters' question..

August 22, 2014 1:53 pm

Liberian heath workers treated with Ebola trial drug show..

The condition of the nurse and one of the doctors had improved substantially, according to assistant health minister for preventive services, Tolbert Nyenswah. The condition of the second..

August 22, 2014 1:49 pm

Pisit selected new auditor-general

His appointment has yet to be endorsed by the National Legislative Assembly. The selection committee also selected members of the new State Audit Commission, who will also have to be endorsed..

August 22, 2014 1:03 pm

Number of missing rises to 52 in landslides in Japan

About 3,000 rescuers, including 650 troops, had to suspend their operations late Thursday after heavy rain prompted authorities to issue an evacuation advisory in some parts of Hiroshima city, 700..

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August 22, 2014 1:00 pm

Ice Bucket Challenge injures firefighters in US

"We express heartfelt sympathy and prayers for the families of the firefighters who were injured," Campbellsville University university president Michael Carter said in a statement. The..

August 22, 2014 12:34 pm

US diplomats banned from Ice Bucket Challenge

The State Department has issued an internal telegram forbidding US ambassadors and other high-profile foreign service officers from participating in the forfeit, in which people either pledge $100..

August 22, 2014 12:23 pm

Indonesia's Widodo clears last hurdle to presidency, reforms

Speaking to AFP as aides buzzed around him at Jakarta city hall, the governor of the teeming capital outlined goals including attracting more foreign investment to Southeast Asia’s top economy,..

August 22, 2014 12:05 pm

Suspected insurgent shot dead in Narathiwat

They arrived on four motorcycles and briefly exchanged gunfire with rangers, after which a 14-year-old teenager was found dead. The Nation