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19 Dec 2013 : KRABI : The discovery of what are thought to be ancient paintings in two caves at a proposed mining site has led to calls for the mining project to be scrapped, the Royal Forest Department said Wednesday.
19 Dec 2013 : The United Nations warned of spreading violence in South Sudan, as fierce fighting in the world's youngest nation prompted the US to evacuate Americans and other foreigners.
31 Oct 2013 : Pakistan insisted Thursday it was still keen to press ahead with a troubled pipeline to bring gas from Iran, despite comments by an Iranian minister that he had no hope for its completion.
31 Oct 2013 : Authorities on Thursday announced Koh Samet's Ao Phrao beach will reopen to tourists on Nov 1 following the oil spill on July 27 in which about 50,000 litres of crude oil leaked from a PTT Global Chemical Plc (PTTGC) pipeline.
31 Oct 2013 : A zombie army marched on Tokyo Tower for Halloween on Thursday, with a one-time sumo grand champion bringing some weight to the gathering of the dead.
31 Oct 2013 : Four female lawmakers from Turkey's Islamic-rooted government attended parliament Thursday wearing headscarves for the first time, breaking a long taboo in the staunchly secular country.
31 Oct 2013 : US oil giant ExxonMobil reported an 18 percent decline in quarterly profits Thursday due to weaker refining earnings, but results bested expectations as oil and gas output improved.
31 Oct 2013 : World number seven Tomas Berdych will lead defending champions the Czech Republic in the Davis Cup final against Serbia in Belgrade on November 15-17, team captain Jaroslav Navratil said on Thursday.
31 Oct 2013 : England's Simon Dyson could be fined, banned or even expelled from the European Tour following his disqualification from the BMW Masters last week in Shanghai.
31 Oct 2013 : A strong earthquake struck eastern Taiwan Thursday, shaking buildings in the capital and across much of the island and sending panicky residents running for shelter.
31 Oct 2013 : A London-based environmental group charged Thursday that Japan's coastal whaling programme was on track to wipe out the marine mammals from local waters.
31 Oct 2013 : Almost 1,000 doctors, nurses and medical staff from different hospitals, in a rare public protest, took to the streets on Thursday to show their opposition to the blanket amnesty bill.