21 Dec 2013 : Malaysian football authorities have imposed a lifetime ban on five players and three officials for match-fixing in the domestic league, a senior football official said on Saturday.
21 Dec 2013 : An assistant village chief was shot dead in Pattani's Yarang district on Saturday afternoon, police said.
21 Dec 2013 : The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Saturday issued a statement expressing its concern on the planned anti-government protests on Sunday and called on the protest leaders and the government to refrain from violence.
21 Dec 2013 : The Democrat Party has decided to boycott the Feb 2 general election, party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva said on Saturday.
21 Dec 2013 : The Thai women's national volleyball team has won its 10th successive gold medal after beating Vietnam in three straight sets at the 27th Southeast Asian Games in Myanmar on Saturday.
21 Dec 2013 : The planned mass anti-government rally on Sunday will be a historic movement as two million to three million people are expected to show up, People's Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) spokesman Ekanat Prompan said on Saturday.
21 Dec 2013 : The government should impose the martial law to deal with the anti-government protesters, Amnuay Klangpha, former Pheu Thai MP for Lopburi, said on Saturday.
21 Dec 2013 : The caretaker government calls on the general public, including anti-government protesters, to exercise their voting rights in the Feb 2 general election.
21 Dec 2013 : The Pheu Thai Party will move forward to the scheduled election on Feb 2 even though the Democrat Party had called for a postponement of the election, Pheu Thai leader Charupong Ruangsuwan said on Saturday.
21 Dec 2013 : Thailand needs a reform and politicians are the main reason why the country is in a "traumatised" condition, according to Korbsak Sabhavasu, the former Democrat Party deputy leader.