23 May 2013 : AMMAN, Jordan - World powers urged Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to commit to peace, but warned Thursday that if he fails to negotiate a political transition they would boost their backing of the opposition.
22 May 2013 : WASHINGTON - US Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke warned Wednesday that tightening monetary policy now could stall the US recovery, but added that another few months of positive data could lead the Fed to start reining in stimulus.
22 May 2013 : The Criminal Court on Ratchadapisek Road on Wednesday approved arrest warrants for two Thai women and a South Korean man accused of luring a 17-year-old girl into the sex trade in Seoul before she was rescued last weekend.
22 May 2013 : TOKYO - A record 923,000 foreigners travelled to Japan in April, up 18.1% from a year earlier, taking advantage of a weaker yen and an increase in chartered flights, a government agency said Wednesday.
22 May 2013 : TOKYO - Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is banking on close ties and mutual trust to entice Japanese investors to support the Dawei deep-water port and other megaprojcts.
22 May 2013 : The Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (Egat) on Wednesday apologised for the massive power blackout in 14 southern provinces on Tuesday night and explained how it happened.
22 May 2013 : The Stock Exchange of Thailand main index went down 12.16 points, or 0.74%, to close at 1,631.27 points at the end of trading session this afternoon. The trade value was 73.25 billion baht, with 9.05 billion shares traded.
22 May 2013 : About 70 opposition MPs are lining up to take part in the 2014 Budget Bill debate in parliament on May 29-30, opposition chief whip Jurin Laksanavisit said on Wednesday.
22 May 2013 : UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Myanmar's government has made progress in reducing the recruitment of children into the armed forces but still needs to stamp out the practice.
22 May 2013 : Leaders of the People's Movement for a Just Society (Pmove) have agreed to end their rally outside Government House tomorrow after the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with government representatives.