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September 16, 2014 9:55 am

George Clooney to get prize for humanitarian work

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association, which decides the awards, said Clooney was chosen in large part for his humanitarian work, in particular for speaking out against the genocide in..

September 16, 2014 9:07 am

Typhoon shuts down Hong Kong with strong winds, rain

Typhoon Kalmaegi, packing gusts of 125 kilometres (77 miles) per hour, was centred 400 kilometres southwest of Hong Kong as it barrelled towards the northern tip of China’s Hainan..

September 15, 2014 6:38 pm

Govt will push for a digitalbased economy: Pridiyathorn

Pridiyathorn said the digitalbased economy was a very difficult part of government administration but it was vital, given it is fundamental for sectors such as manufacturing, agriculture, services,..

September 15, 2014 6:35 pm

Police confirm 65-year-old woman jumps into crocodile pit

Pol Col Preecha Iamnui of Samut Prakan's Muang district police station, said workers of the farm tried in van to save the women. The woman was later identified by her universal healthcare card..

September 15, 2014 5:58 pm

'Django Unchained' actress arrested with white husband

Watts and her husband said they were handcuffed, detained and questioned after the pair showed affection in public on Thursday. They say Watts’s wrist was cut while being handcuffed. The Los..

September 15, 2014 5:54 pm

500 feared dead in Mediterranean migrant shipwreck: IOM

Two Palestinians plucked from the water by an Italian freighter on Thursday after their boat capsized near Malta told the organisation that there had been around 500 people on board the vessel,..

September 15, 2014 5:35 pm

NLA may debate controversial cabinet conference audio system

He said the issue should have no impact on the government as Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha was apparently not involved. The Nation

September 15, 2014 5:32 pm

Regulator agrees to negotiate with Channel 3 operator..

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September 15, 2014 4:47 pm

Sky train planned for Yangon, minister says

The new commuting option is intended to reduce traffic congestion in the city and, according to officials, will be built with Japanese aid. Japanese engineers are already working with the..

September 15, 2014 4:34 pm

Obama to ask for $88 mn to boost anti-Ebola effort

Obama is due to outline his plan Tuesday during a visit to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, Georgia. The initiative could include sending additional portable..

September 15, 2014 4:27 pm

Two Britons murdered on Koh Tao identified

Both were 24 and arrived on the island on August 27 in separate groups. Police said the two met in a party Sunday night before left their groups together and were found killed on the following..

September 15, 2014 4:15 pm

NLA TO deliberate budget bill in final readings Tuesday

He said the deliberations would be done and the bill would be passed in the final reading right away. The Nation