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October 20, 2014 4:30 pm

Brussels becomes latest EU airport to screen for Ebola

Officials took the temperatures of some 200 Brussels Airlines passengers who had flown from Conakry via Freetown and had them fill out a World Health Organization questionnaire, airport spokeswoman..

October 20, 2014 3:33 pm

Criminal court rejects Suthep's lawsuit against Tarit

The court reasoned that there was no evidence that Tarit abused his authority to cause defamation to Suthep when he ordered the freezing of his assets. The court said Tarit was simply acting on..

October 20, 2014 3:07 pm

BIS chief economist warns of dangers of easy money

In an interview with the German daily Die Welt, the chief economist of the Basel-based BIS, Claudio Borio, warned of the dangers of easy money. "From a global perspective, the current monetary..

October 20, 2014 2:52 pm

Govt to increase scholarships for farmers' children:..

He said the government will continue the One Scholarship One District project but will try to increase the number of scholarships. "The number of farmers must be reduced and this trend is..

October 20, 2014 1:23 pm

Cambodians flock to see woman `possessed by spirit'

Chea Ith, 43, and her husband have collected donations from believers who heard she was possessed by the spirit of a local goddess and came to see her for themselves, the Cambodia Daily..

October 20, 2014 1:16 pm

Search resumes for missing South Koreans after Thai boat..

The accident occurred on Sunday evening when the speedboat, carrying around 40 passengers -- including South Koreans, Chinese and a number of Western tourists -- struck a fishing boat in the..

October 20, 2014 1:14 pm

Second Japanese female cabinet minister resigns: PM Abe

Justice Minister Midori Matsushima handed in her notice just hours after Industry Minister Yuko Obuchi tendered her resignation, the prime minister told reporters. "(Economy Trade and Industry..

October 20, 2014 1:11 pm

Indonesia's Widodo takes office, reaches out to foes

The inauguration, which was attended by foreign dignitaries including US Secretary of State John Kerry and Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, capped a remarkable rise for a softly-spoken..

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Bang Luang Market

In 1903, Chinese immigrants set up this market on the western bank of Tha Chin River in Nakhon Pat

Nang Lerng Market

Officially launched on March 29, 1900 in Bangkok, this market has a long history and many time-tes

October 20, 2014 9:54 am

Comet Siding Spring whizzes past Mars

The comet, known as Siding Spring (C/2013 A1), made its closest encounter with Mars on Sunday at 2:27 pm (1827 GMT), racing past the Red Planet at a breakneck 126,000 miles (203,000 kilometers) per..

October 20, 2014 9:51 am

Singer James Blunt calls 'You're Beautiful' annoying

The song was Blunt’s break-out hit when it was released in 2005, topping charts from the United States to Australia. It sold more than three million copies in the US alone, where it topped the..

October 20, 2014 8:53 am

Yingluck, son visit Japan

A source close to her said she left on a Thai Airways International flight from the Suvarnabhumi International Airport at 10 pm to take her son for a vacation in Japan during the mid-year school..

October 20, 2014 8:40 am

Newly-born baby abandoned in petrol station's toilet room in..

A male customer who was answering his call of nature heard the baby crying from the women's rooms so he checked and found the baby wrapped in a towel. The girl's umbilical cord has not been neatly..