13 Jan 2015 : A Thai man was arrested in Myanmar for using counterfeit 1,000-baht notes at a market, a media report said Tuesday.
13 Jan 2015 : BEIJING - A man nabbed for attempting to smuggle 94 smartphones into China by strapping them to his body was mocked by amused netizens Tuesday after pictures of his "iPhone armour" went viral.
13 Jan 2015 : HANOI — A captive Asiatic black bear in Vietnam was electrocuted to death to force it to release the arm of a three-year-old boy, news reports said Tuesday.
13 Jan 2015 : Pope Francis urged respect for human rights in Sri Lanka as he began a two-nation Asia tour on the island Tuesday, bearing a message of peace and reconciliation after a decades-long civil war.
13 Jan 2015 : Thailand's export outlook will continue to be murky this year, with growth projected at 3.1%, according to the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce.
13 Jan 2015 : Two people were killed and eight other passengers injured when a van travelling from Bangkok to Si Sa Ket slammed into the rear of a 10-wheel truck on a highway in Buri Ram’s Nang Rong district in the early hours of Tuesday, police said.
13 Jan 2015 : About 100 rice farmers from Muang district of Phichit province rallied on Tuesday, calling on the government to guarantee a price of 10,000 baht per tonne.
13 Jan 2015 : KUALA LUMPUR — Malaysia will scrap a proposed $20 billion merger that would have created the country's biggest bank, after CIMB Holdings and RHB Capital failed to agree on new deal terms, people familiar with the matter said.
13 Jan 2015 : PUTRAJAYA - Malaysia's highest court on Tuesday upheld death sentences for two police officers convicted of murder in a sensational scandal linked to allegations of high-level corruption that shook the long-ruling regime.
13 Jan 2015 : Three members of a gang of Lao log poachers were arrested after an exchange of gunfire with a joint forest patrol near the Thai-Lao border in Ubon Ratchathani province on Tuesday.