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August 31, 2016 12:57 pm

Singapore urges tests for pregnant women with Zika signs

Environment agency workers stepped up efforts to eradicate mosquitoes that spread the disease, expanding a fumigation campaign centred on the "ground zero" of the outbreak, the eastern suburb of..

August 31, 2016 12:45 pm

Deep 6.7 quake off Papua New Guinea

The tremor was estimated at a depth of close to 500 kilometres (around 300 miles) some 900 kilometres northeast of the capital Port Moresby, the United States Geological Survey said. "Based on..

August 31, 2016 12:35 pm

Ethnic peace talks seek to pave new path for Myanmar

A sea of colour filled the vast conference hall in the capital Naypyidaw as delegations from Myanmar’s myriad ethnic groups mingled with stony-faced military officers decked out in full..

August 31, 2016 9:58 am

9 found dead in Japan elderly home after typhoon: police

"We are trying to confirm the identities of these bodies," Iwate prefectural police Shuko Sakamoto told AFP, confirming that nine corpses were found inside the care home in the town of Iwaizumi,..

August 31, 2016 7:35 am

IS says spokesman Adnani killed in Syria's Aleppo

Quoting an IS "military source," the group’s news agency Amaq said: "Sheikh Abu Mohamed al-Adnani... was martyred while surveying operations to repel the military campaigns against..

August 31, 2016 7:12 am

US confirms IS top fighter Adnani targeted in Syria

"We are still assessing the results of the strike, but Adnani’s removal from the battlefield would mark another significant blow to ISIL," Pentagon spokesman Peter Cook said in a statement, using..

August 31, 2016 7:01 am

Twitter offers video creators share of ad money

A Twitter Amplify Publisher Program that was launched with select media and publishers such as Buzzfeed and Time is now open to individual video makers in the US, product manager Guy Snir said in a..

August 30, 2016 7:09 pm

Army chief Teerachai turns down Cabinet post

Prayut wants to fill two vacant deputy minister positions in his government, but Teerachai is no longer a candidate. The prime minister also denied reports that Olan Pithak, director-general..

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August 30, 2016 6:49 pm

Cabinet nod to PTT trading firm in London

The total value of PTT's share in the trading firm would be Bt21 million

August 30, 2016 6:43 pm

Foreign Ministry orders worldwide catalogue of Thai..

Foreign Ministry Department of Information director-general Sek Wannamethee said Tuesday the move followed his discussion last week with Fine Arts Department director-general Anan Chuchote, in..

August 30, 2016 6:34 pm

Apple tax ruling could 'undermine' US-EU economic..

"The Commission’s actions could threaten to undermine foreign investment, the business climate in Europe, and the important spirit of economic partnership between the US and the EU," a Treasury..

August 30, 2016 6:29 pm

Prayut has no plans to be PM again: NCPO

Prayut wanted to work to resolve the country's problems, Piyapong said, adding that the prime minister had not told him that he wanted to enter politics or made a statement about accepting a role..