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October 4, 2015 12:14 pm

71 fishermen lost during tropical storm in Philippines

The Office of Civil Defense said 16 vessels and 71 fishermen were still unaccounted for in the north-western region. On Saturday, emergency officials reported 143 fishermen and 24 boats..

October 4, 2015 12:12 pm

Sporting events cancelled in Malaysia due to air pollution

Organizers of the Kuala Lumpur Marathon cancelled the annual scheduled for Sunday. "The health and safety of all our runners remains our top priority," a statement said. Four..

October 4, 2015 12:04 pm

Obama promises full probe into Afghan hospital airstrike

Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said patients burned to death in their beds during a bombing raid that continued for half an hour after US and Afghan authorities were informed the hospital had been..

October 4, 2015 11:58 am

13 dead after heavy flooding in French riviera

Five others are believed to have died as they sought to park their cars under shelter, according to local authorities, while emergency responders said three others drowned in their car when it..

October 4, 2015 11:56 am

Top five of 100 greatest Asian films of all-time

The full "Asian Cinema 100" list can be found at but here’s a look at the top five: 1. "Tokyo Story" (Japan) ======================== Yasujiro Ozu was..

October 4, 2015 5:33 am

Japanese citizen shot dead in Bangladesh

Kunio Hoshi, 66, was shot dead at Mahiganj area of Kawnia Upazila -- 335 kilometres north of the capital -- in the same fashion as Cesare Tavella was killed in diplomatic zone of the capital,..

October 4, 2015 3:08 am

Weather system deluges US East Coast as hurricane threat..

The US National Weather Service designated nearly the entire southern coastal state of South Carolina as "high risk for excessive rainfall Saturday and Saturday night." Portions of far..

October 3, 2015 8:49 pm

Panthongtae gives Bt7 million reward to police

But Panthongtae also noted certain suspicious points that remain unanswered in the police investigation that led to the arrests of two prime suspects allegedly involved in the fatal attack, which..

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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

October 3, 2015 8:08 pm

Man shot dead in Narathiwat shop

Police and security officers found the body of shop owner Yeeseh Yunu, 61, with bullet wounds to the head and torso after a report of a shooting at 11.20am in Ban Slow in Tambon Rusoh. Yeeseh..

October 3, 2015 8:06 pm

Fire guts Bangkok Chinese restaurant

Following the 2.30am fire report, police found the first three floors of the six-storey building on Sukhumvit Soi 21 ablaze. It took five teams of fire-fighters 30 minutes to control the blaze...

October 3, 2015 8:04 pm

Truck pulls down power poles in Trat

Power poles fell onto several houses and injured one resident who was asleep. The accident, which occurred at about 4.30am, caused a blackout in the area. The damage bill was being assessed..

October 3, 2015 8:03 pm

Military warning to young men seeking to avoid conscription

His comments came after reports that 900 21-year-olds have avoided registering for military conscription in the Northeast province of Buri Ram this year. Dech-udom warned that young men who try..