23 Oct 2013 : SEOUL - A South Korean province is considering setting up the country's first nudist beach in an attempt to boost tourism, but is already receiving protests from the public, officials said Wednesday.
23 Oct 2013 : Investigators have crossed off illicit drugs from a list of possible motives behind the murder of former national sports shooter Jakkrit Panichpatikum, Metropolitan Police Bureau chief Kamronwit Thoopkrachang said on Wednesday.
23 Oct 2013 : BEIJING - A bout of choking smog that brought life to a standstill in a far northeast Chinese city for three days has dissipated, with flights resuming and students returning to school Wednesday.
23 Oct 2013 : About two-thirds of people did not agree with the revised 'blanket reprieve' amnesty bill, or any amnesty law that will allow former premier Thaksin Shinawatra to reclaim his seized assets worth 46 billion baht, according to the results of a Nida Poll published on Wednesday.
23 Oct 2013 : PHNOM PENH - Thousands of Cambodia opposition supporters staged a demonstration amid high security Wednesday over fiercely disputed elections that extended strongman Prime Minister Hun Sen's near three-decade rule, following bloody protests last month.
23 Oct 2013 : The Supreme Patriarch’s blood pressure continues to drop and he does not respond to medicines to increase blood pressure, Chulalongkorn Hospital announced.
23 Oct 2013 : Facebook yanked a beheading video from the social network following outrage over its lifting of a ban on the gory imagery.
23 Oct 2013 : WASHINGTON - The US intelligence chief said Tuesday that articles published by the French newspaper Le Monde about America's espionage activities abroad "contain inaccurate and misleading information".
23 Oct 2013 : The ruling Pheu Thai Party has vowed to push through the controversial version of the amnesty bill offering a blanket reprieve to all those involved in the 2010 political violence despite fierce resistance from several quarters, including some red-shirt leaders.
23 Oct 2013 : Facebook began adding warning messages Tuesday to gruesome videos of beheadings after a shift in policy prompted an outcry.