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October 30, 2014 8:32 pm

Apple chief Tim Cook 'proud to be gay'

The head of the tech giant said his sexuality has never been a secret at his company, but acknowledging his homosexuality as a public statement about equality was "more important" than his privacy...

October 30, 2014 6:17 pm

Prayut to exchange views with Apec leaders at summit

At the summit, held under the theme "Shaping the Future through Asia-Pacific Partnership", the host China would highlight regional economic integration, economic innovation and growth as well as..

October 30, 2014 5:27 pm

Rights groups slam Singapore court ruling on anti-gay law

Local activists said they were "greatly shocked and disappointed" by the decision of the Court of Appeal on Wednesday which said that the law is constitutional and that it was up to parliament to..

October 30, 2014 5:24 pm

UN chief launches campaign to end female genital mutilation

"The mutilation of girls and women must stop in this generation, our generation," Ban said on a visit to the Kenyan capital Nairobi. "Men and boys must also be encouraged to support the fight..

October 30, 2014 4:59 pm

Malaysia's Anwar denounces sodomy case as 'fabrication'

Anwar, who has led a once-hapless opposition to the brink of power, has long asserted the much-criticised proceedings against him are a politically motivated campaign to eliminate him as a..

October 30, 2014 4:29 pm

Fewer Chinese couples want second child than expected: media

The world’s most populous country has restricted most families to a single child since the late 1970s, but the Communist party said in November that couples would be allowed to have two offspring..

October 30, 2014 4:20 pm

China 'vulnerable' to Ebola outbreak: expert

Belgian microbiologist Peter Piot also warned experience with other viral outbreaks showed that airport screening was largely ineffective, and repeated his earlier criticism of the World Health..

October 30, 2014 3:56 pm

Four killed, 30 injured in train-truck crash in Khon Kaen

Some 30 other passengers were injured. The impact caused the the first of the four carriages to derail. The Nation

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Bang Luang Market

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

October 30, 2014 3:45 pm

Universal standards for disaster statistics planned by 2016

The Expert Group’s plan was set after the first meeting in Sendai, Japan. Running from October 27 to October 29, the meeting was organised by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission..

October 30, 2014 3:04 pm

Myanmar president calls unprecedented talks with parties,..

The talks, scheduled for Friday in the capital Naypyidaw, are the first of their kind in the country that is attempting to emerge from the shadow of decades of outright military rule. Experts..

October 30, 2014 2:26 pm

Audi's robot car posts driverless speed record

There were plenty of electronic gizmos on board but no driver at the wheel when the RS 7 Sportback powered off the starting grid. The record was set during this year’s final of the DTM touring..

October 30, 2014 2:23 pm

Japan's NEC rebounds from losses on smartphone exit

The firm posted a net profit of 12.5 billion yen ($114 million) in the April-September period, reversing a 26.2 billion yen loss a year earlier. Operating profit ballooned to 21.5 billion yen..