21 May 2013 : WASHINGTON - In a long-awaited White House visit, President Barack Obama on Monday (Tuesday morning Thailand time) told Myanmar's president that he appreciates the Asian leader's efforts to lead the country in "a long and sometimes difficult, but ultimately correct, path to follow" toward democracy.
21 May 2013 : GENEVA - It is impossible to predict the evolution of China's human H7N9 bird flu outbreak as researchers are still trying to understand the source of human transmission, the head of the World Health Organisation said Monday.
21 May 2013 : SURIN - Local administrations in the Northeast are threatening to mobilise up to 100,000 demonstrators in Bangkok next week to protest against the government's refusal to give them a larger share of the national budget.
20 May 2013 : MANILA — The Philippines said Monday that it would make "coordinated efforts" with Taiwan to look into the fatal shooting of a Taiwanese fisherman but stopped short of a joint investigation.
20 May 2013 : Lawyers for Witit Artavatkun are considering legal action against the Government Pharmaceutical Organisation (GPO) board which agreed to dismiss him as the organisation's chief, a source familiar with the issue said on Monday.
20 May 2013 : Asia's mobile revolution is set to transform the region's financial services industry, offering a cheap way for millions of migrant workers to send money home to their families, a report said on Monday.
20 May 2013 : Trade between Thailand and Cambodia went off in a wild divergence in the first quarter of this year.
20 May 2013 : The Department of Special Investigation says on Thursday it will summon the president of St Gabriel's Foundation, which runs one of Thailand's oldest and most respected private schools, for questioning over allegations of mismanagement of donated money totalling more than two billion baht.
20 May 2013 : CHIANG MAI - Leaders of Asia-Pacific countries on Monday agreed to put water on each of their national agendas.
20 May 2013 : A train ran over an elderly British national lying on the tracks in Prachin Buri province on Monday, severing his leg, police said.