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July 4, 2015 10:17 am

MERS cases keep coming from Samsung hospital

The 25-year-old female doctor at Samsung Medical Centre has become the 185th person infected with the virus in South Korea. The country’s first case was diagnosed on May 20 in the largest..

July 3, 2015 8:29 pm

People gather to support student detainees

Danai Kunnathameak, who took part in the October 14, 1973 uprising, was among the crowd. He said he had shown up to express support for the 14 students. "I've fought in the past and am not afraid..

July 3, 2015 6:09 pm

BMA repairs metre-deep sinkhole on Phetkasem Road

The 3.5-metre-wide and 1m-deep sinkhole rendered the road inaccessible to vehicles as it took up both lanes on the street. Officials were dispatched on Friday morning to carry out the repairs..

July 3, 2015 5:30 pm

Prem in perfectly good health, close aide insists

Lt-General Pissanu Putthawong, chief of the office of the Statesman's Foundation, pointed out that Prem had attended a social function on Thursday, adding that rumours like this are spread from..

July 3, 2015 5:28 pm

South Africa seizes 267 kilogrammes of ivory

Customs officials at Johannesburg’s Oliver Tambo Airport noticed a pallet containing plastic-wrapped boxes. They had been declared as handicrafts from Zimbabwe, but turned out to be elephant..

July 3, 2015 5:16 pm

France rejects asylum request from Wikileaks' Julian..

"France cannot act on his request," said the office of President Francois Hollande in a statement. "The situation of Mr Assange does not present an immediate danger. Furthermore, he is subject to a..

July 3, 2015 4:58 pm

Czech tour guide hospitalised with suspected MERS

"He spent about a week in South Korea and returned to the Czech Republic on May 29," Svatopluk Nemecek told public Czech Television. "On Thursday he went on a coach trip as a guide and got..

July 3, 2015 4:35 pm

NACC gets some 2,500 complaints against state officials in..

The judge and governor were accused of claiming prizes from lucky draws despite not being the rightful winners during their tenure in Udon Thani province between 2006 and 2007. "We will..

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July 3, 2015 3:24 pm

Strong quake rocks southern Philippines

There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties after the undersea quake struck at 2:43pm (0643) GMT some 62 kilometres (38.5 miles) northeast of Surigao city on Mindanao island. The..

July 3, 2015 3:22 pm

Malaysian PM dismisses funds report as 'political sabotage'

The investment vehicle, 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB), denied any wrongdoing after the Wall Street Journal said that nearly $700 million moved through government agencies, banks and companies..