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July 24, 2016 3:20 pm

Asean remains division over the South China Sea

Senior officials of the group are working to find common view to reflect the development after the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA)'s ruling in favor of the Philippines on the territorial..

July 24, 2016 1:32 pm

Myawaddy starts Thai-style anthem ceremony

People using the bridge, officials and tourists are asked to respectfully salute the flag. It was initiated by the Myawaddy district development committee to encourage people to "love and..

July 24, 2016 12:36 pm

Thousands in funeral march for slain Cambodia activist

Kem Ley, a popular pro-democracy voice and grassroots rights activist, was shot dead two Sundays ago while drinking coffee outside a petrol station in the capital. The murder sent jitters..

July 24, 2016 11:56 am

Yingluck urges voters to decide nation's future in..

With two weeks counting down to the referendum, Yingluck has posted in her personal Facebook page, urging voters to exercise their voting rights. "The August 7, 2016 referendum is highly..

July 24, 2016 10:36 am

Pope to headline 'Catholic Woodstock' amid security concerns

With Europe reeling from a series of terror attacks targeting civilians, Poland will deploy over 20,000 policemen and has temporarily restored border checks with EU neighbours. Though..

July 24, 2016 10:30 am

Bank hacks raise fears for financial sector

Banks in Bangladesh, the Philippines, Vietnam and Ecuador have been victimized over the past year in the attacks on the global interbank service known as SWIFT, and some analysts expect more..

July 24, 2016 6:42 am

80 dead as IS claims twin blasts during Kabul protest

The bombings during a huge protest over a power line mark the first major IS assault on Kabul, apparently aimed at sowing sectarian discord in a country well known for Shia-Sunni..

July 23, 2016 7:01 pm

Cambodia blocking ASEAN consensus on S. China Sea: diplomat

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is meeting in Laos for the first time since the UN-backed tribunal ruled earlier this month that China did not have historic rights to vast..

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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

July 23, 2016 6:40 pm

50 dead and wounded taken to Kabul hospital after blast

"The dead and wounded were taken to Istiqlal hospital near the blast scene," ministry spokesman Mohammad Ismail Kawoosi told AFP. - AFP

July 23, 2016 6:17 pm

Paris police beef up security for Tour de France finale

Cycling’s most famous race will reach its conclusion with a sprint down the Champs-Elysees boulevard in the heart of the French capital. Paris police, on a heightened state of alert following..

July 23, 2016 6:15 pm

Munich shooting had 'obvious link' to Breivik, not IS

"The link is obvious," Munich police chief Hubertus Andrae said at a press conference, describing the gunman as obsessed with mass killings. He added that he researched the theme of rampages,..

July 23, 2016 11:36 am

Security fears loom over Bayreuth opera fest

The curtain goes up just days after an 18-year-old German-Iranian went on a shooting rampage in Munich killing nine people before shooting himself. Only a week earlier, five people were after..