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August 29, 2014 5:14 pm

Possible halt in petroleum exports

Puangthip Silpasart, deputy director-general of the department, said Friday that the prime minister said that a possible halt would assist the country while energy reforms are underway. At..

August 29, 2014 5:01 pm

Vietnam recognizes Asia's oldest couple

Documents had confirmed the birth dates of farmers Cao Vien, 106, and Vu Thi Hai, 100, according to the Vietnam Guiness Book Centre, its director Le Tran Truong An told dpa. "We have sufficient..

August 29, 2014 4:47 pm

Iceland declares volcano red alert after eruption

While Bardarbunga, located under Europe’s largest glacier, had not yet started spewing ash as of early Friday, the release of a massive cloud remained a possible scenario with potentially dire..

August 29, 2014 4:42 pm

Former Democrat MP jailed for state land encroachment

A former influential kamnan based in Kanchanaburi, Pracha, 71, has been released on bail for a guarantee worth Bt100,000, during a period his appeals is underway. He was present at Friday’s..

August 29, 2014 3:27 pm

Australia's consumer watchdog sues US games giant Valve

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission said Valve Corporation, which operates digital video games distribution platform Steam for more than 65 million customers worldwide, allegedly..

August 29, 2014 3:13 pm

Sutin killing suspect died of natural causes

Department chief Witthaya Suriyawong said Surakrit Chaimongkon, who was suspected of killing Sutin Tharatin, died on Thursday of illness. The Nation

August 29, 2014 3:06 pm

Wealth fund cash boost for Malaysia Airlines

"The combination of measures announced today will enable our national airline to be revived," Khazanah managing director Azman Mokhtar said in a statement. DPA

August 29, 2014 3:03 pm

Revived Malaysia Airlines to be launched July 2015

The delisting of Malaysia Airlines from the stock market will be completed by the end of the year, allowing for the transition into anew company, Khazanah says. DPA

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August 29, 2014 2:47 pm

Another NLA member resigns

His resignation left 192 members in the interim legislature. The Nation

August 29, 2014 2:34 pm

Malaysia Airlines to trim staff, routes under reform plan

"The combination of measures announced today will enable our national airline to be revived," said Azman Mokhtar, head of state investment fund Khazanah Nasional, which has taken over the..

August 29, 2014 2:05 pm

Democrat will not field Alongkorn as candidate in next..

He said although Alongkorn has his rights to apply for the NRC seat on his own, the party will not enter him in the next general election. Alongkorn has applied for an NRC seat in the name of..

August 29, 2014 1:35 pm

Pirates steal oil from Thai tanker hijacked off Malaysia

The incident took place Thursday near the Malaysian resort island Tioman in the South China Sea as the tanker was travelling from Singapore to Thailand, the International Maritime Bureau’s Piracy..