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July 25, 2016 6:51 pm

Thai junta chief eyes halal hub for restive south

Thailand’s southernmost provinces have been wracked by violence since 2004 that has left over 6,500 people dead and eviscerated the economy which depends heavily on agriculture. But the..

July 25, 2016 6:40 pm

PM’s Office ‘worried’ about monk rallies

"I am worried about recent developments," Suwaphan said Monday. "I would like to urge all sides to stay calm and let the law run its course." On Sunday, Phra Methee Dhammacharn - a prominent..

July 25, 2016 6:27 pm

191 hotline number not changed: police spokesman

The rumour has been widely spread among social networkers.

July 25, 2016 6:18 pm

Yahoo confirms sale of core assets for $4.8 bn to Verizon

Verizon chief executive Lowell McAdam said Yahoo would be integrated into its recently acquired AOL unit to create "a top global mobile media company, and help accelerate our revenue stream in..

July 25, 2016 6:15 pm

Police probe highway officer’s alleged bribery video

The bribe was allegedly demanded to spare the motorist from being punished for a traffic infraction, said deputy police spokesman Pol Maj-General Piyapan Pingmuang. Chakthip instructed Central..

July 25, 2016 6:08 pm

German minister rejects blanket suspicion of refugees after..

"We must not place refugees under general suspicion despite individual cases that are under investigation," he said in an interview with the Funke media group after a string of assaults in southern..

July 25, 2016 4:41 pm

Singapore to shame other errant banks after 1MDB saga

The money-laundering lapses uncovered during a 15-month investigation into fund flows linked to 1MDB are "simply unacceptable", Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) managing director Ravi Menon..

July 25, 2016 4:29 pm

Philippines' Duterte declares communist ceasefire

Duterte made the announcement in his first "State of the Nation Address" to Congress as he laid the groundwork for peace talks with the communists that are due to begin in Norway next month. "To..

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July 25, 2016 4:09 pm

At least two dead, 14 wounded in Florida nightclub shooting:..

Police said the incident occurred at the Club Blu in Fort Myers, local NBC affiliate WBBH reported. - AFP

July 25, 2016 3:48 pm

Prayut visits Narathiwat amid stepped up security

He was accompanied by several Cabinet members, including Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Gen Prawit Wongsuwan, Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripithak, Interior Minister Gen Anupong..

July 25, 2016 3:22 pm

Piracy and sea robbery down to 21-year low in first half of..

A total of 98 incidents of piracy and armed robbery at sea have been recorded from January to June, compared with 134 incidents recorded in the same period last year, the International Maritime..

July 25, 2016 3:03 pm

Islamic State loyalists plead guilty to grenade attack in..

The two men each face up to 14 years in prison, prosecutor Roslan MatNor said. Sentencing was scheduled for September 21, and the men were denied bail. Eight people were injured in the June 28..