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February 12, 2016 2:53 pm

Japan paternity leave trailblazer quits over bikini model..

Kensuke Miyazaki, 35, shook up Japan’s conservative political scene when he sought to take a month’s leave to help his then pregnant wife, a first for a male Japanese lawmaker. His quest..

February 12, 2016 2:39 pm

Two rangers injured in bomb attack in Pattani

The bomb was hidden in a roadside vending stall on Patani-Narathiwat road. Insurgents detonated the bomb when a unit of eight rangers walked past in their patrol routine at 9 pm, police..

February 12, 2016 2:22 pm

US embassy in Laos issues travel alert

In its Facebook page, it encouraged the US citizens to adopt the similar security measure. The travel alert was issued following the recent shooting attacks and detonations of improvised..

February 12, 2016 2:16 pm

Troop killed in Yala bombing

Private Sayumphu Kaewkloom, 22, was killed when his body and head were hit by shrapnel of the bomb made of a gas cylinder, police said. The blat occurred at 6:50 am when Sayumphu and nine other..

February 12, 2016 2:09 pm

Hong Kong bookseller 'involuntarily removed' to China:..

The disappearance of Lee Bo, who holds a British passport and publishes books critical of Chinese politics, was a "serious breach" of an agreement signed with Beijing before the city was handed..

February 12, 2016 1:57 pm

Myanmar's outgoing president cancels attendance at US-Asean..

While no official delegation from the Myanmar side had been announced before, experts expected the trip to be Thein Sein’s last chance to highlight his reformist legacy in front of President..

February 12, 2016 1:55 pm

2nd pregnant woman in Australia with Zika virus

The confirmation comes after a pregnant woman in the northern state of Queensland was diagnosed on Tuesday with the virus suspected of causing a surge in brain-damaged babies in Brazil. ..

February 12, 2016 1:43 pm

World powers agree ‘cessation of hostilities’ in Syria

The 17 countries agreed "to implement a nationwide cessation of hostilities to begin in a target of one week's time," said US Secretary of State John Kerry after extended talks co-hosted by Russian..

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Bang Luang Market

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Nang Lerng Market

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

February 12, 2016 1:41 pm

Survey: Malaysian students able to deal with online threats

The survey, called Safe Internet study, was carried out on students aged between 12 and 18, and covered 1,896 students in Malaysia, 1,510 (Bangladesh) and 1,336 (Thailand). It was..

February 12, 2016 1:08 pm

Three dead in Venezuela after contracting Zika: Maduro

Speaking on national television, Maduro said there were 319 confirmed cases of the virus in the South American country, adding: "Unfortunately we have had three deaths from Zika..

February 12, 2016 10:23 am

CIA director says IS group has used, can make chem weapons

"We have a number of instances where ISIL has used chemical munitions on the battlefield," Brennan told CBS News, which released excerpts of an interview to air in full on the "60 Minutes" news..

February 12, 2016 8:20 am

Scientists glimpse Einstein's gravitational waves

When two black holes collided some 1.3 billion years ago, the joining of those two great masses sent forth a wobble that hurtled through space and reached Earth on September 14, 2015, when it was..