04 Dec 2013 : BEIJING - China's military warned Japan and the United States that it is "fully capable of exercising control" over its newly declared air defence identification zone over the East China Sea, as US Vice President Joe Biden headed for talks with Chinese leaders on Wednesday.
04 Dec 2013 : A man was shot dead in a drive by shooting in Kapo district of Pattani province on Tuesday night.
04 Dec 2013 : Thai stocks opened down 0.12% at the start of trade this morning.
04 Dec 2013 : Anti-government protesters marched by vehicles from the government office complex on Chaeng Wattana Road, Laksi, to the Royal Thai Police office on Rama 1 road on Wednesday morning.
04 Dec 2013 : The Gold Traders Association this morning announced buying prices at 18,328.44 baht per baht-weight for gold ornaments and 18,600 baht per baht-weight for gold bar.
04 Dec 2013 : The Expressway Authority of Thailand (Exat) plans to waive toll fees on the Buraphawithee Expressway (Bang Na-Chon Buri) and the Kanchanaphisek Expressway (Bang Phli-Suksawat) from Dec 27 to Jan 3 as a New Year's gift.
04 Dec 2013 : Phuket's court has issued an arrest warrant for two Vietnamese suspects after 1.6 million baht was stolen from an ATM machine there, police said.
04 Dec 2013 : PHNOM PENH - Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said Tuesday that the political problems in his country following July's general election that the opposition says was rigged are not serious.
04 Dec 2013 : GABORONE, Botswana - African and Asian nations on Tuesday agreed on urgent measures to tackle the illegal ivory trade, from the slaughter of elephants to the trafficking of their valuable tusks to the Far East.
04 Dec 2013 : Thailand ranked 102nd out of 177 countries in the latest Corruption Perceptions Index, with a score of 35 out of 100 for transparency.