15 Apr 2013 : Chiang Mai authorities will make one last attempt to seek permission from the Chinese government to keep the giant panda born at Chiang Mai Zoo, the ever-popular Lin Ping, for a longer period of time.
15 Apr 2013 : The illegal sale of alcohol was prevalent around the Khao San Road area over the Songkran festival period, an inspection found.
15 Apr 2013 : Two French nationals and a Tunisian have been arrested on charges of credit card fraud in Phuket, and a Vietnamese man for stealing from revellers during the Songkran celebration on Silom Road.
15 Apr 2013 : Hong Kong's highest court on Monday began hearing the final appeal of a transsexual woman who is seeking to wed her boyfriend, in a potentially groundbreaking case for the Chinese city.
15 Apr 2013 : The International Court of Justice (ICJ) in the Hague began hearing the final oral arguments in the legal battle between Thailand and Cambodia over their disputed area around the border temple of Preah Vihear just after 3pm Thailand time on Monday.
15 Apr 2013 : CARACAS - Venezuela's acting President Nicolas Maduro was declared the winner of the election to succeed his late mentor Hugo Chavez on Sunday by a razor-thin margin over an opponent that voiced fears of vote manipulation.
15 Apr 2013 : Asian stocks dropped, with the regional benchmark index retreating from the highest level in 20 months Monday, after Chinese economic growth and industrial production expanded less than economists’ estimated.
15 Apr 2013 : The Philippine coast guard said Monday it had found hundreds of frozen scaly anteaters, or pangolins, in the cargo hold of a Chinese boat that ran aground in a protected marine sanctuary last week.
15 Apr 2013 : "Gangnam Style" star Psy's new music video had received more than 44 million views on YouTube by Monday, re-writing the video-sharing site's records for single-day hits.
15 Apr 2013 : Summer ice in the Antarctic is melting 10 times quicker than it was 600 years ago, with the most rapid melt occurring in the last 50 years, a joint Australian-British study showed Monday.