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April 16, 2014 6:39 pm

Philippines quarantines man over MERS fears

The man, who arrived in the Philippines on Tuesday, is not yet showing symptoms but has been isolated in hospital, Health Secretary Enrique Ona said. The Health Department is also quarantining..

April 16, 2014 6:32 pm

Singapore accepts Indonesia apology over warship row

Singapore reacted furiously in February when the refurbished frigate was named "KRI Usman Harun", lodging a diplomatic complaint with Jakarta and banning the vessel from its ports and naval..

April 16, 2014 5:22 pm

Bitcoin exchange MtGox placed in administration: CEO

"The Tokyo District Court decided today to dismiss the application for commencement of a civil rehabilitation and at the same time, an order for Provisional Administration was issued and..

April 16, 2014 4:52 pm

EC member Somchai expects new election to be held late July

Posting a message on his Facebook wall, Somchai said he expected that the new election date would be either July 20 or 27. He said the EC and the government would hold a meeting on April 29 or..

April 16, 2014 4:39 pm

Army dismisses coup speculation

Winthai said the speculation was just a rumor spread via social media networks. He said the Army would still focus on helping the people. The Nation

April 16, 2014 3:40 pm

Indonesian governor orders prayers to stop adultery

It was just the latest attempt by Rusli Habibie to encourage government employees in Gorontalo province -- which is mainly Muslim like most parts of the vast archipelago -- to stay faithful. He..

April 16, 2014 3:13 pm

Songkran road accidents' death toll rise to 248

The cumulative accidents and injuries increased by 191 accidents and 204 injuries from the same period last Songkran, but the cumulative deaths lowered by eight cases, said Royal Thai Police's..

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April 16, 2014 2:43 pm

Democrat calls on Yingluck to prevent violence,..

Ongart said although red-shirt leaders vowed that their rally in Bangkok after the Songkran holidays would be peaceful, their rallies in 2009 and 2010 showed that violence could happen. Ongart..

April 16, 2014 2:28 pm

Yingluck returns to Bangkok Wednesday afternoon

She is scheduled to resume her works Thursday. The Nation

April 16, 2014 2:02 pm

290 reported missing in South Korean ferry sinking

The government in Seoul said a previous figure of about 100 missing was incorrect, South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency reported. The passengers were mostly secondary school students on a field..

April 16, 2014 1:58 pm

Mini-sub aborts again in MH370 deep ocean search

"The Autonomous Underwater Vehicle, Bluefin-21, was forced to resurface this morning to rectify a technical issue," Australia’s Joint Agency Coordination Centre (JACC) said. "Bluefin-21 was..