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January 27, 2015 12:47 pm

UK tourist found dead in Thailand consumed Valium, alcohol:..

The body of Christina Annesley, 23, was discovered in a bungalow on Koh Tao, southern Thailand, last Wednesday. "The initial results from the autopsy found Valium and alcohol in the victim’s..

January 27, 2015 8:58 am

Phu Phra Bat Park nominated for Unesco Heritage Site list

Situated in Ban Phue district, the park features ruins and objects dating back to pre-historic times as well as to the Dvaravati, Lopburi, and Lan Xang periods. The 1,200-acre site is located..

January 26, 2015 6:26 pm

Lift martial law and undertake inclusive reform, US envoy..

"The two held constructive discussions and reaffirmed continuity in relations in all dimensions," ministry spokesman Sek Wannamethee told reporters. Russel is the highest ranking US official to..

January 26, 2015 4:52 pm

Southeast Asia needs regional aviation regulators: AirAsia..

The patchy airline safety record of Indonesia, the largest country in the region, has been in the spotlight after an Indonesia AirAsia Airbus A320 crashed into the Java Sea on Dec. 28, killing all..

January 26, 2015 4:32 pm

Laos, Thailand move forward with border demarcation

The two sides reached agreement at the Committee’s 10th meeting held in Vientiane on Friday, attended by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr Thongloun Sisoulith and his Thai..

January 26, 2015 3:34 pm

Rural doctors call on Prayut to sack health permanent..

Kriengsak alleged that Narong caused rifts in the Public Health Ministry. The Nation

January 26, 2015 3:10 pm

IAEA chief urges vigilance against 'terrorist' nuke threats

"This is a very serious issue for the international community now," Yukiya Amano, director-general of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), said in a lecture in Singapore. "In this..

January 26, 2015 2:33 pm

49 Philippine police killed after clash with rebels

An 11-hour gunbattle broke out after police entered the remote town of Mamasapano, held by the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), around 3:00 am Sunday (1900 GMT Saturday) without coordinating..

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Anwar to learn fate in sodomy case on February 10

"The Federal Court has fixed February 10 at 0100 GMT to announce the verdict of Anwar Ibrahim’s sodomy trial," said Mohamad Aizuddin Zolkeply, spokesman for the nation’s highest court. The..

January 26, 2015 2:06 pm

Noted sculptor Saiyart Semangern dies of heart disease

Known for his unique wooden sculptures and custom furniture, Saiyart was named the 2008 Silpathorn Award by the Culture Ministry's Office of Contemporary Art and Culture. One of his trademarks..

January 26, 2015 1:17 pm

First floating market fair near Government House starts Feb..

Three more fairs will be held on February 21 and 22, then February 28 and March 1 and March 7 and 8, she added. The Nation

January 26, 2015 12:35 pm

30 million dementia cases predicted for China by 2050

Eight million more caregivers would be needed in the country by2050 to provide care for age-related illnesses, David Gray, a British expert in health care issues, was quoted as saying. The..