Bangkok, Nov 26 (Xinhua) Thai Army Chief Anupong Paojinda Wednesday urged Prime Minister Somchai Wonsawat to dissolve parliament and call for new elections in the wake of massive protests by the People's Alliance for Democracy (PAD).
Wednesday, November 26, 2008 3:39:36 PM
Guangzhou (China), Nov 26 (Xinhua) Eight African drug smugglers have been convicted and sentenced to death with two-year reprieve each in the south China province, officials said.
Wednesday, November 26, 2008 2:52:07 PM
Beijing, Nov 26 (Xinhua) China's equity market edged up 0.49 percent Wednesday, rising for the first time in five days, boosted by steel producer stocks.
Wednesday, November 26, 2008 2:37:16 PM
Shanghai, Nov 26 (Xinhua) A Chinese man, convicted in a case of killing six police officers here, was executed Wednesday by administration of a lethal injection with the approval of the Supreme People's Court.
Wednesday, November 26, 2008 1:33:13 PM
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 26 (IANS) The Sultans, the constitutional heads in Malaysian states, have cautioned against a hasty enforcement of an edict banning yoga exercises for Muslims, indicating that they, and the state level clergy would have the final say in the matter that has generated much debate.
Wednesday, November 26, 2008 12:27:55 PM
Bangkok, Nov 26 (DPA) Thailand has sought a clarification from the Indian Navy on its rules of engagement in sinking an alleged pirate ship last week off the coast of Somalia after evidence has emerged that the ship was a Thai vessel, officials said Wednesday.
Wednesday, November 26, 2008 12:24:29 PM
Manila, Nov 26 (DPA) A cargo ship has capsized off the coast of northern Philippines due to bad weather, leaving 11 crew members missing, the nation's coast guard said Wednesday.
Wednesday, November 26, 2008 10:35:33 AM
Jakarta, Nov 26 (IANS) Indonesia, which has the world's largest Muslim population, will not follow the Malaysian move to ban Muslims from practicing yoga, the country's top clerics have said.
Wednesday, November 26, 2008 9:41:51 AM
Hong Kong, Nov 26 (DPA) A peeping Tom who fell 10 floors from the window ledge of a high-rise apartment block while filming a woman in a shower has been spared a jail term, a news report here said Wednesday.
Wednesday, November 26, 2008 9:40:32 AM
Bangkok, Nov 26 (DPA) Thousands of travellers were stranded at Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi International Airport Wednesday after their flights were cancelled by a siege on the facility by anti-government protestors.
Wednesday, November 26, 2008 9:32:12 AM
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