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24 May 2013 : Two South Korean women forcibly drafted into Japanese military brothels during World War II have cancelled a meeting with a Japanese mayor who sparked outrage by calling them a wartime necessity.
24 May 2013 : North Korea's authorities have opened the border town of Sinuiju to Western tourists, Chinese-based travel agencies said, despite international tensions over Pyongyang's nuclear test in February.
23 May 2013 : Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh pledged on Thursday to crack down on corruption in the defence sector after a string of recent graft scandals left his government facing renewed calls to step down.
23 May 2013 : The Department of Special Investigation (DSI) on Thursday said it was surprised at the Metropolitan Police Bureau's revelation that it was seeking six additional people believed to have been involved in the CentralWorld arson case.
23 May 2013 : Nico Rosberg maintained his and the Mercedes team's utter domination of one-lap Formula One speed by topping the times again in Thursday afternoon's second free practice session for Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix.
23 May 2013 : The first manned aircraft that can fly day and night powered only by solar energy set a distance record Thursday when it landed after the second leg of a cross-country US tour.
23 May 2013 : Japan's number two carmaker Nissan said Thursday it would recall some 841,000 compact cars worldwide due to a steering wheel problem.
23 May 2013 : British police made two further arrests Thursday and raided houses across London following the brutal murder of a serving soldier who survived a tour of duty in Afghanistan.
23 May 2013 : Sales of all kinds of alcoholic drinks are banned from midnight Thursday until midnight Friday, May 24, Visakha Bucha Day, Deputy Public Health Minister Cholanan Srikaew said on Thursday.
23 May 2013 : Two fugitives wanted in Europe on charges including large-scale fraud have been arrested in Thailand, police said.on Thursday.
23 May 2013 : CHON BURI - A lady boy was arrested just as he was undergoing surgery for a sex-change on Thursday and charged with stealing 300,000 baht from a Kuwaiti man to pay for the operation.
23 May 2013 : Democrat Party MPs have threatened to withdraw from the House committee scrutinising the 2.2 trillion baht loans bill and seek a Constitution Court ruling on its legality if by June 3 the government does not provide details of the various projects to be carried out with the loans.