• Fri, 16 Nov 2018 01:00
    Group calls for Asean to be people-centric
    A civil society group is challenging Asean to live up to its claim of being a people-centred international organisation because citizens have, for the third successive year, not been given a chance to sit at the same table to discuss important regional matters.
  • Sat, 17 Nov 2018 17:07
    Pence says US to partner in Papua New Guinea military base
    The United States said Saturday it will join forces with Australia in the development of a new naval base in Papua New Guinea, a project seen as a move to curb China's influence in the Pacific.
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  • Sat, 17 Nov 2018 16:44
    Brilliant Luksika eyes on second WTA 125K crown
    Luksika Kumkhum reached her second WTA 125K Series final after she toppled  Bibiane Schoofs of the Netherlands 7-5 6-3 in the US$125,000 Taipei OEC Open on Saturday.
  • Sat, 17 Nov 2018 16:41
    HBO goes the foreign language route with 'My Brilliant Friend'
    HBO is at the forefront of the "peak TV" revolution -- from "The Sopranos" and "The Wire" to "Game of Thrones" and "Westworld," the US premium cable network has produced high-quality content for two decades.
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  • Sat, 17 Nov 2018 15:51
    Pence quashes Trump rift reports
    US Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday dismissed reports of a rift with his boss President Donald Trump, saying the pair laughed about the suggestion in a phone call.
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  • Sat, 17 Nov 2018 15:39
    Pence pulls U-turn, will stay overnight in Papua New Guinea
    In a last-minute U-turn, US Vice President Mike Pence will spend the night in Papua New Guinea where he is attending a regional summit, changing plans to fly in and out of Australia which had led to complaints of a lack of committment.
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  • Sat, 17 Nov 2018 15:22
    New space industry emerges: on-orbit servicing
    Imagine an airport where thousands of planes, empty of fuel, are left abandoned on the tarmac. That is what has been happening for decades with satellites that circle the Earth.
  • Sat, 17 Nov 2018 15:16
    Cambodia genocide verdict a signal to other perpetrators: US
    The US has welcomed Cambodia's landmark genocide verdict and said it served as a warning that perpetrators of mass atrocities, "even those at the highest levels", will eventually face justice for their crimes.
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  • Sat, 17 Nov 2018 15:05
    Sumatran elephant found dead with missing tusks in Indonesia
    A Sumatran elephant has been found dead with its tusks removed in an apparent poaching case targeting the critically endangered animal, an Indonesian conservation official said Friday.
  • Sat, 17 Nov 2018 15:03
    Protectionism 'doomed to failure': China's Xi
    Protectionist actions are short-sighted and doomed to fail, Chinese President Xi Jinping said Saturday ahead of an APEC summit at which US-China trade tensions are likely to take centre stage.
  • Sat, 17 Nov 2018 14:41
    Facebook asked to protect users in simmering Sri Lanka
    Sri Lanka's largest political party Saturday asked Facebook to protect the identity of its supporters, fearing a crackdown by what it called the "illegal" government.
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  • Sat, 17 Nov 2018 13:44
    Vendor arrested after customer shot dead in 'rotten oranges' dispute
    A Pathum Thani fruit vendor was arrested on Saturday shortly after she allegedly shot and killed a customer who complained of "rotten oranges".
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  • Sat, 17 Nov 2018 11:36
    Chularajamontri rules measles vaccine not prohibited by Islam
    The Chularajamontri, or Thailand's Islamic spiritual leader, has unofficially ruled that Muslims can receive measles vaccine, a spiritual leader in Yala said on Saturday.
  • Sat, 17 Nov 2018 10:47
    Drone owners in Laos advised of permit regulations
    The department’s Deputy Director General, Mr Bounteng Symoun, told Vientiane Times the operators of drones that weigh one kilogram or more must obtain a certificate from the Radio Frequency Department.
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  • Sat, 17 Nov 2018 10:42
    Meeting planned on WTO ruling on cigarette imports
    Thai Customs officials plan to hold a meeting next week on the ruling issued by a World Trade Organisation [WTO] against the country’s regulations on cigarette imports, a spokesperson of Customs Department told The Nation on Saturday.
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