07 Nov 2013 : A Japanese food labelling scandal widened Thursday after the luxury Okura hotel chain, which has hosted foreign VIPs including US President Barack Obama, admitted it had lied about food quality at its swanky restaurants.
07 Nov 2013 : HANOI - Vietnam is "confident" it will become a member of the United Nations Human Rights Council, a government official said Thursday, as rights groups called for the release of political prisoners.
07 Nov 2013 : Police on Thursday arrested a prominent drug dealer and an accomplice after an hour-long gunfight at an apartment in Surin's Muang district.
07 Nov 2013 : Narathiwat police on Thursday identified the person behind the bomb attack outside Rangae district office which killed two people and injured five others.
07 Nov 2013 : The Stock Exchange of Thailand main index went down 9.74 points, or 0.68%, to close at 1,425.23 points at the end of trading session this afternoon. The trade value was 42.57 billion baht, with 8.28 billion shares traded.
07 Nov 2013 : Senate Speaker Nikom Wairatpanich on Thursday about-faced and called a meeting of the Senate to deliberate the amnesty bill tomorrow, instead of Monday, amid pressure from senators in the Group of 40 and continuing political protests on the streets.
07 Nov 2013 : Satriwitthaya School near Bangkok's Democracy Monument will be closed on Friday to protect its pupils from any possible harm during the continuing anti-government protests in the area.
07 Nov 2013 : The House of Representatives on Thursday agreed to withdraw six amnesty-related bills from the House agenda.
07 Nov 2013 : Current and former students of Thammasat University ended their protest march after they were allowed through police lines to submit a letter against a blanket amnesty to representatives of the Senate in front of United Nations offices on Ratchadamnoen Avenue in Bangkok around 2pm.
07 Nov 2013 : Anti-amnesty protesters who gathered at Asoke on Thursday lunchtime have dispersed but will converge again at Ratchaprasong intersection at 5pm, the rally's organiser said.