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October 31, 2014 1:31 pm

Sony says half-year loss balloons six-fold to almost $1.0 bn

The firm said its net loss came in at 109.1 billion yen, way up from a loss of 16.5 billion yen in the same period last year. Sony’s operating loss of 15.8 billion yen reversed an profit of..

October 31, 2014 1:17 pm

Tokyo's Nikkei index closes up 4.83% at seven-year high

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index surged 755.56 points to 16,413.76, the highest since November 2007, while the Topix index of all first-section issues jumped 4.28 per cent, or 54.74 points, to..

October 31, 2014 1:01 pm

Bank of Japan expands monetary easing plan as economy slows

After a one-day meeting, policymakers said they would add up to 20 trillion yen ($182 billion) to the central bank’s current asset-buying scheme, bringing it to 80 trillion yen annually.

October 31, 2014 12:46 pm

First lawsuit filed in Malaysia over MH370

The suit was filed by lawyers on behalf of the two underage sons of Jee Jing Hang, who was on board the ill-fated Malaysia Airlines flight. Gary Chong, a lawyer for Jee’s relatives, said the..

October 31, 2014 12:10 pm

Education minister Narong poorest cabinet member

According to his assets statement submitted to the National Anti-Corruption Commission after he took office on September 4, Narong has outstanding assets worth Bt6.948 million. The Nation

October 31, 2014 11:58 am

Pridiyathorn richest Cabinet member

Pridiyathorn has combined assists worth Bt1.378 billion. The Nation

October 31, 2014 11:57 am

Supreme Administrative Court rejects lawsuit against..

The Supreme Administrative Court on Friday rejected a lawsuit against former PM Yingluck Shinawatra and other water-related panels on the t350-billion water-management scheme, saying it is just a..

October 31, 2014 11:44 am

Soi Dog Foundation's Mobile Adoptions return for a third..

The event will see many puppies and kittens, all of them vaccinated and sterilised, eagerly awaiting adoption by new owners. Prospective pet-owners are also welcome to visit the shelter in Mai..

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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

October 31, 2014 11:41 am

Prayut, wife have net assets worth bt128 million

Prayut reported that he has a debt worth Bt654,745 so the first couple have net assets worth Bt128 million. The Nation

October 30, 2014 6:17 pm

Prayut to exchange views with Apec leaders at summit

At the summit, held under the theme "Shaping the Future through Asia-Pacific Partnership", the host China would highlight regional economic integration, economic innovation and growth as well as..

October 30, 2014 5:27 pm

Rights groups slam Singapore court ruling on anti-gay law

Local activists said they were "greatly shocked and disappointed" by the decision of the Court of Appeal on Wednesday which said that the law is constitutional and that it was up to parliament to..

October 30, 2014 5:24 pm

UN chief launches campaign to end female genital mutilation

"The mutilation of girls and women must stop in this generation, our generation," Ban said on a visit to the Kenyan capital Nairobi. "Men and boys must also be encouraged to support the fight..