06 Dec 2013 : Senator Paiboon Nititawan has denied claims by a red-shirt leader that he said the fatal confrontation between students and red-shirt supporters near Ramkhamhaeng University last weekend was planned.
06 Dec 2013 : WASHINGTON - The US unemployment rate plunged to a five-year low 7% in November with the creation of 203,000 new jobs, the Commerce Department announced on Friday.
06 Dec 2013 : Army chief Prayuth Chan-ocha has again urged leaders of the government and its opponents to hold talks to resolve the ongoing political turmoil.
06 Dec 2013 : Both the Pheu Thai and Democrat parties insist they will not field any candidates for the Dec 22 byelections to fill eight seats left vacant by former Democrat MPs.
06 Dec 2013 : YANGON - There can be no real political reform in Myanmar without amendments to the country's military-drafted constitution, opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi said on Friday.
06 Dec 2013 : KUALA LUMPUR - The death toll in floods in Malaysia rose to four Friday as rescuers recovered the bodies of a 44-year-old man and his son, both of whom drowned, police said.
06 Dec 2013 : Thai stocks declined another 1.1% on Friday as investors saw few signs of anti-government protests ending anytime soon.
06 Dec 2013 : The government will use the same standards applied to victims of the political protests from 2005-2010 in paying compensation to victims of the ongoing political demonstrations, the Interior Ministry said on Friday.
06 Dec 2013 : The United States is keeping a close watch on the political situation in Thailand and believes peace talks are the best means to end the political turmoil, US ambassador Kristie Kenney said on Friday.
06 Dec 2013 : The Japanese government will call nuclear energy an "important" source of power in a new energy plan, abandoning a policy of phasing it out, Industry Minister Toshimitsu Motegi was quoted as saying Friday.