BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN) - Thousands of disadvantaged children along the Thai-Myanmar border in Tak, Chiang Rai, and Ranong provinces are expected to benefit from an initiative launched by Unesco Bangkok, Microsoft Thailand, True Corp and the Education Ministry’s Office of Non-Formal and Informal Education (ONIE).

BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN) - The sectors cover next-generation cars; smart electronics; affluent, medical, and wellness tourism; agriculture and biotechnology; food; robotics for industry; logistics and aviation; biofuels; and biochemical, digital, as well as medical sectors.

HONG KONG (China Daily/ANN) - The US rate normalisation is not necessarily negative for Asia’s emerging economies, and Hong Kong and mainland equity markets have opportunities next year based on the current valuation level, says global fund house Aberdeen Asset Management.

THAILAND (The Nation/ANN) - Thailand deported Chinese activists Dong Guangping and Jiang Yefei who were recognised by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

HONG KONG (China Daily/ANN) - The district councils are for young people who are dedicated community workers; they are not for aging politicians. A lot of people still think otherwise. But they will ultimately fail.

BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN) - The ending to the Hunger Games trilogy did not bring about the euphoria that was expected.

HONG KONG (China Daily/ANN) - Financial experts say the price Tycoon Li Ka-shing’s CKI offers for acquiring Power Asset Holdings Ltd is fair and warn that all parties can lose out if the merger of collapses.

BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN) - A government assault on a Shan town the day after the election is ample proof that Aung San Suu Kyi has difficult times ahead.

BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN) - Thailand celebrates the Loy Krathong festival on November 25.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - During a Cabinet meeting on November 24, South Korea President Park Geun-hye has made some inflammatory comments on a number of issues ranging from antiterrorism bill to a recent massive rally that left tens of police and protesters injured.