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October 21, 2014 3:58 pm

Thailand's disabled athletes placed 6th after 3 days in..

On Monday alone, they took four gold medals including Peth Rungsri in the men’s 100m, a mixed team in the boccia and Wandi Kongmuang in the women’s under 50kg powerlifting. After three days in..

October 21, 2014 3:55 pm

Prayut says ncpo not influence NRC's selection of president

Prayut said NRC members elected Thienchay for the post without influence or intervention by the National Council for Peace and Order. The Nation

October 21, 2014 3:37 pm

Myanmar sets provisional date for key 2015 polls

The 2015 general election is due to be held in the final week of October or the first week of November, Union Election Commission chairman Tin Aye said at a meeting with political parties in..

October 21, 2014 3:07 pm

China 'executed 2,400' last year: rights group

The figure was a fall of 20 per cent from 2012, the Dui Hua Foundation said, and a fraction of the 12,000 in 2002. China is so reticent on the issue that it has done nothing to publicise the..

October 21, 2014 2:22 pm

S'pore named Lonely Planet's No. 1 country for travel in..

In its latest guidebook, Best in Travel 2015, published on Tuesday, Lonely Planet noted that multicultural Singapore is "always celebrating something" and has more reason to next year when it turns..

October 21, 2014 1:45 pm

Laos announces population census, calls for cooperation

"People will be interviewed in regards to their profession, marital status, income, housing conditions, access to electricity or whether or not they receive media broadcasts, along with other..

October 21, 2014 1:38 pm

Half-hour of daily exercise lowers breast cancer risk

The Bonn-based non-governmental organisation said studies had shown that frequent, endurance-oriented exercise was particularly beneficial. People who exercise regularly, it noted, boost their..

October 21, 2014 1:12 pm

Appeals court upholds one-year term against red-shirt leader

The court ruled that Somchai was strongly implicated for inciting the protesters to violate the law. Somchai vowed to appeal against the ruling with the Supreme Court. The Nation

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October 21, 2014 12:37 pm

Malaysia Islamic authorities probe 'dog patting' event

The event, titled "I want to touch a dog" and held in a park on the outskirts of the capital Kuala Lumpur Sunday, encouraged patting dogs -- seen as unclean in Islam -- and reportedly drew hundreds..

October 21, 2014 10:46 am

Thienchai elected as NRC president

National Reform Council (NRC) members on Tuesday elected Thienchai Kiranan as NRC president and Bowornsak Uwanno as the first vice president.

October 21, 2014 9:53 am

Three men, five women arrested at alleged drug party

Police raided the room on the seventh floor at about 30 minutes after midnight following complaints that there was loud music. Police found five ecstasy pills, three bottles of ketamine and 0.9..

October 21, 2014 9:46 am

Unidentified farang drowns at Pattaya beach

Police said a Thai man, Athidet Sanamthong, 19, spotted the body about 30 metres off the beach while he was fishing so he reel it in. Witnesses told police the man was seen drinking beer and..