SONGKHLA, Nov 16 (Bernama) -- Sua Tao the gunman most wanted by the Police Region 9 in south Thailand was arrested on seven warrants, Thai News Agency (TNA) reported.

SEOUL, Nov 16 (Bernama) -- South Korean troops stationed at the joint security area (JSA) of Panmunjeom acted in accordance with the United Nations (UN) rules of engagement governing the area when they decided not to return fire despite dozens of shots fired by North Korean forces, Yonhap news agency reported an official from the presidential office as saying.

HANOI, Nov 16 (Bernama) -- US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said he would not yet push for sanctions against Myanmar over the Rohingya crisis, but called for an investigation into the instability in the Southeast Asian nation, Vietnam News Agency (VNA) reported.

SEOUL, Nov 16 (Bernama) -- South Korea's Vice sports minister Roh Tae-kang said Thursday that South Korea is ready to provide "strong and effective" doping controls at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Games, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported.

SEOUL, Nov 16 (Bernama) -- More than 1,500 residents have been left without homes and dozens are injured, with facility damage piling up after a magnitude 5.4 quake struck South Korea's southeast a day earlier, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported authorities as saying.

ISLAMABAD, Nov 16 (Bernama) -- Bad weather conditions caused by smog have disrupted 604 flights of the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) in the first two weeks of November, China's Xinhua news agency reported an airlines' spokesperson saying.

WASHINGTON/SEOUL, Nov 16 (Bernama) -- South Korea's ruling party chief on Wednesday appealed for a peaceful solution to the North Korean nuclear crisis during a forum in Washington, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported.