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September 17, 2014 2:06 pm

Haze blankets Malaysia

It said three areas in the eastern state of Sarawak, on the island of Borneo, were experiencing unhealthy levels of smoky haze due to forest fires in the neighbouring Indonesian province of..

September 17, 2014 1:33 pm

Sony warns of $2.14 bn annual loss, over four times forecast

The Japanese electronics giant said it now expected to lose 230 billion yen in the fiscal year to March 2015, up from a previous net loss forecast of 50 billion yen. AFP

September 17, 2014 12:59 pm

Rushed evacuations as Philippine volcano spews lava

Mostly women, children and the elderly carrying bags of clothes were hauled out of farming villages near Mayon volcano’s slopes on board army trucks and minibuses. Soldiers went from house to..

September 17, 2014 12:53 pm

Obama: Ebola crisis 'spiraling out of control'

Speaking as he unveiled a major new US initiative which will see 3,000 US military personnel deployed to West Africa to combat the growing health crisis, Obama said the outbreak was spreading..

September 17, 2014 12:36 pm

Rising sea levels to cost Australia billions: study

The Climate Council report said the most serious consequences of rising seas would be an increase in the frequency of coastal flooding and the retreat of shorelines. Both these threats could..

September 17, 2014 12:33 pm

Far more displaced by disasters than conflict: study

The Norwegian Refugee Council, an independent group that focuses on emergency aid, released the findings ahead of a United Nations summit on Tuesday aimed at building momentum for a global..

September 17, 2014 12:27 pm

Friends of murdered Britons asked to remain in Thailand

Miller's friends, whom Somyot did not identify, were apparently at Suvarnabhumi International Airport, about to leave Thailand. "We have asked the British Embassy in Thailand to ask for their..

September 17, 2014 12:26 pm

Families of slain tourists issue heart-wrenching statements

Their families have issued emotional statements through the Foreign Office speaking of their losses. A Miller family statement said: "David was an artist by temperament, so talented. He had a..

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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

September 17, 2014 8:29 am

Motorists urged to avoid Silom road Saturday, Sunday, Monday

On Saturday, two lanes from Saladaeng Intersection to Narathiwat Intersection will be closed from noon to 10 pm and then the entire road will be closed to traffic until 6 am of Monday. A parade..

September 16, 2014 10:19 pm

NLA unanimously passes budget bill in final readings

The bill's third reading was passed with 142:0 votes at 9:45 pm. The NLA trimmed the proposed spending by Bt16 billion from the proposed Bt2.575 trillion worth of spending. The Nation

September 16, 2014 6:45 pm

Dutch man completely cleared of Ebola suspicion

The 52-year-old man, now having no fever but a little coughing and running nose, was moved out of the quarantine room to a normal room where he would remain until full recovery, she said, his 21..

September 16, 2014 6:36 pm

Holy smoke: Vatican car seized with cocaine, cannabis

The car -- which also contained 200 grammes (seven ounces) of cannabis -- belonged to 91-year-old Argentinian cardinal Jorge Mejia, emeritus librarian at the Holy See, who retired in 2003 and who..