22 Mar 2013 : MEIKHTILA - Burning fires from two days of Buddhist-Muslim violence that killed at least 20 people smouldered across a central Myanmar town Friday as residents cowered indoors amid growing fears the country's latest bout of sectarian bloodshed could spread.
22 Mar 2013 : A drug dealer who ran over and killed a motorcycle policeman while trying to escape arrest has been sentenced to life imprisonment, and his female accomplice jailed for seven years.
22 Mar 2013 : A labourers at a sugarcane farm was decapitated on Thursday by a mechanical harvester in Ratchaburi province, police said on Friday.
22 Mar 2013 : A popular Thai comedian and actor was arrested on Friday and charged with possession and distribution of crystal methamphetamine, or ya ice, police said.
22 Mar 2013 : Thailand's benchmark index tumbled 4% and headed for the steepest weekly slump since October 2008 on Friday.
22 Mar 2013 : New Zealand Prime Minister John Key has promised visiting Premier Yingluck Shinawatra to speed up visa processing for Thais.
22 Mar 2013 : Many people approve of some changes being made to the cabinet line-up, with new faces in the economic, education and security portfolios seen as most desirable, Bangkok Poll said on Friday.
22 Mar 2013 : Poachers killed and butchered 89 elephants in a single night last week in southern Chad, Africa, conservation groups say.
22 Mar 2013 : Australian police said Friday they had smashed a crime syndicate with links to Thailand and operating across Asia, leading to 27 arrests and the seizure of drugs and assets worth millions of dollars.
22 Mar 2013 : The Stock Exchange of Thailand main index went down 60.58 points, or 3.96%, to close at 1,468.94 points at the end of trading session this morning. The trade value was 52.87 billion baht, with 23.19 billion shares traded.