30 Jan 2015 : WASHINGTON — The US economy slowed in the final three months of 2014 as a big burst in consumer spending was offset by weakness in other areas.
30 Jan 2015 : MELBOURNE — Novak Djokovic ended the grand slam reign of Stanislas Wawrinka as he eliminated the defending champion 7-6 (7-1), 3-6, 6-4, 4-6, 6-0 on Friday to book into the final of the Australian Open.
30 Jan 2015 : Police in Nong Khai province have detained a second man they believe may be a suspect in a serial rape case involving as many as 12 women.
30 Jan 2015 : About 350 displaced Thais in Tak province have asked the Central Admnistrative Court to order the Interior Ministry to grant them Thai nationality after fighting for official recognition for years.
30 Jan 2015 : HANOI — Vietnam's military announced Friday it has temporarily grounded Vietnam War-era US-built helicopters after a crash killed four personnel.
30 Jan 2015 : Thai stocks slipped 0.3% on Friday to end a downbeat week as investors remained cautious ahead of the release of key economic data in major economies.
30 Jan 2015 : Three French tourists have been arrested by Cambodian authorities for taking nude photos of each other inside the country's famed Angkor temple complex, officials said Friday.
30 Jan 2015 : The first 9,000 tonnes of imported crude palm oil intended to ease a supply shortage arrived a port in Samut Prakan on Friday and will be distributed to refineries for eventual bottling as cooking oil.
30 Jan 2015 : HONG KONG — Asian stock markets were mixed Friday, with Tokyo's main index rising after Japanese traders shrugged off data showing inflation slowing in December and household spending falling.
30 Jan 2015 : The pilots of AirAsia Bhd. Flight 8501 cut power to a critical computer system that normally prevents planes from going out of control shortly before it plunged into the Java Sea, two people with knowledge of the investigation said.