20 Dec 2013 : The Bhumjaithai Party will hold a forum on Saturday to seek solutions to the political deadlock before the Feb 2 general election.
20 Dec 2013 : WASHINGTON - The US economy grew at a solid 4.1% annual rate from July through September, the fastest pace since late 2011 and significantly higher than previously believed.
20 Dec 2013 : The continuing political unrest should be resolved from the bottom up rather than by putting the entire burden on the country's administrators, says the national army chief.
20 Dec 2013 : The Bangkok skytrain will run until 2am on Jan 1 in order to accommodate thousands of New Year celebrants in the capital, according to Surapong Laoha-Unya, chief operating officer of Bangkok Mass Transit System Plc.
20 Dec 2013 : Angels exist but do not have wings and are more like shards of light, at least according to a top Catholic Church "angelologist" who says the heavenly beings are now back in vogue thanks to New Age religions.
20 Dec 2013 : Thai stocks slipped 0.3% on Friday in thin trade as investors continued to react to local political uncertainty as well as the impact of the US Federal Reserve's decision to taper its stimulus.
20 Dec 2013 : PTT and Bangchak Petroleum announced on Friday that they are increasing pump prices by 0.50 baht a litre for petrol and gasohol and 0.30 baht per litre for gasohol E85.
20 Dec 2013 : Phuket municipality is to increase water fees for the first time in 13 years to cope with the rising cost of buying water from the private sector, according to governor Somjai Suwansupana.
20 Dec 2013 : Thailand’s baht had its biggest weekly decline in four months and government bonds fell after the Federal Reserve announced it would reduce stimulus that has fuelled demand for emerging-market assets.
20 Dec 2013 : A Kenyan man was arrested with nine kilogrammes of methamphetamine hydrochloride, or crystal meth, at Suvarnabhumi airport on Thursday night.