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October 31, 2014 6:13 pm

Budapest's black cats get Halloween protection

"Unfortunately cats here are prized by Satanists who want to use them in seances and sacrifical rituals around Halloween," Kinga Schneider, head of the Noah’s Ark Foundation in Budapest, told..

October 31, 2014 5:26 pm

Safety fences may be installed at some railway crossings

A possible solution - setting up safety fences at the crossings - should come with officials to man them around the clock to effectively prevent accidents, he said, he was gathering information and..

October 31, 2014 5:17 pm

Malaysian woman charged for attempting to support Islamic..

The 25-year-old suspect was arrested at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport on October 5 while attempting to board a flight to Brunei, according to deputy prosecutor Wan Shaharuddin Wan..

October 31, 2014 3:30 pm

Myanmar moots changing constitution barring Suu Kyi from..

"They agreed to discuss the issue of amending the constitution in parliament, according to the law," presidential spokesman Ye Htut told reporters after President Thein Sein held unprecedented..

October 31, 2014 3:18 pm

China to send elite army unit to help fight Ebola in Liberia

Washington has led the international drive to stop the spread of the disease that has killed nearly 5,000 people, sending thousands of troops and committing about $1 billion, but Beijing has faced..

October 31, 2014 2:56 pm

MRT's fire drill planned for Saturday

Chartchai Praditpong, corporate relations director, said that cooperating in the fire drill are the Mass Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand, the Sutthisarn fire department, Sutthisarn Police..

October 31, 2014 2:51 pm

Defamation cases worry OHCHR on Thailand's human rights..

The statement was issued following the October 29 decision of the Phuket Provincial Court to proceed with a criminal defamation suit against Surapan Rujichaiwat from Loei province in north-eastern..

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Black-necked Stork

Scientific name: Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus It was found in western coast Trang’s Hat Chao

Chinese Goral or Grey Tailed Goral

Naemorhedus griseus Found in hilly habitats in Chiang Mai, Mae Hong Son and Tak, in confined area

October 31, 2014 2:41 pm

Lawyer expresses doubts over new DNA test offer

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said on October 29 that they have no problem to conduct a new DNA test if critics expressed doubts about the DNA results were not fair. If Thailand conducts a..

October 31, 2014 1:31 pm

Sony says half-year loss balloons six-fold to almost $1.0 bn

The firm said its net loss came in at 109.1 billion yen, way up from a loss of 16.5 billion yen in the same period last year. Sony’s operating loss of 15.8 billion yen reversed an profit of..

October 31, 2014 1:17 pm

Tokyo's Nikkei index closes up 4.83% at seven-year high

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index surged 755.56 points to 16,413.76, the highest since November 2007, while the Topix index of all first-section issues jumped 4.28 per cent, or 54.74 points, to..

October 31, 2014 1:01 pm

Bank of Japan expands monetary easing plan as economy slows

After a one-day meeting, policymakers said they would add up to 20 trillion yen ($182 billion) to the central bank’s current asset-buying scheme, bringing it to 80 trillion yen annually.