14 Jan 2015 : HONG KONG - Oil prices fell further on Wednesday, heading to six-year lows, while crude's weakness continues to test investor confidence, pushing the yen up and weighing on Asian equities.
14 Jan 2015 : COLOMBO — Pope Francis pressed his call for Sri Lankan reconciliation Wednesday by canonizing the country's first saint as a model for national unity and visiting the war-ravaged north to pray at a shrine revered by both Sinhalese and Tamil faithful.
14 Jan 2015 : A Chinese businessman filed a complaint with the Crime Suppression Division on Wednesday, claiming he had been deceived by a Thai company into paying 1.1 billion baht for a majority stake in a famous luxury Chiang Mai hotel and then denied management rights.
14 Jan 2015 : A vacant house in a police compound will be used as a shelter for 95 illegal Rohingya migrants after local Muslims in Nakhon Si Thammarat province refused to allow them to be housed near their communities.
14 Jan 2015 : The Stock Exchange of Thailand main index went up 9.09 points or 0.59% to close at 1,544.06 points at the end of trading session this morning. The trade value was 21.67 billion baht, with 8.88 billion shares traded.
14 Jan 2015 : Twenty-five private organisations are urging the government to build a dedicated cruise terminal in Phuket to better promote tourism, Finance Minister Sommai Phasi said.
14 Jan 2015 : The number of new leprosy infections has fallen, but a higher proportion of new patients are showing severe symptoms, permanent secretary for health Narong Sahamethapat said on Wednesday.
14 Jan 2015 : Trang authorities took the most-aggressive legal action yet against illegal encroachment of public land in 2014, more than doubling the number of cases launched the prior year.
14 Jan 2015 : A vice president of Nakhon Phanom University has asked Crime Suppression Division police to take action against the NPU president and his associates for alleged malfeasance in providing unauthorised undergraduate and master’s degree courses outside the campus.
14 Jan 2015 : Born when a Qing dynasty emperor was on the throne, the man who helped invent the Pinyin system used for writing Chinese worldwide turned 109 on Tuesday. But Zhou Youguang's outspoken support for democracy means his works are still censored by the ruling Communist party.