It was a touching story from the Philippine Daily Inquirer: A 12-year-old girl asked visiting Pope Francis on Sunday, "Why does God allow such things to happen?"
Amid the plunge in crude oil prices, the retail price of gasohol 91 stood at Bt27.18 yesterday - a level unseen since 2009.
Pew Research Centre released a survey in October showing that the wellbeing of people in middle-income countries was better than in 2007. The results were influenced largely by rising happiness in Asian nations.
Expectations always run high when the New Year is approaching.
Towards the end of each year news offices in Thailand welcome a flock of corporate publicists coming to express their thanks for media support during the year.
Doing a quick search for companies whose roots go back more than 100 years, I came across some interesting information.
"We only get paid for the 'good' drugs," Bayer's chairman Marijn Dekkers told over 140 journalists gathered here last week.
A visit to any international airport vying to become a travel hub points to one thing: unimaginably fierce competition in the global commercial aviation industry is here and it's about to intensify.
No doubt about it, the world is more connected than ever.
Six months on from the coup, the Thai economy remains in bad shape. And the outlook - at least in the short term - is also bleak, despite optimism among some local economic houses.