Mon, 28 May 2018 10:23:32
Two Phuket market buildings burned down, firefighter hurt
A massive fire swept through two buildings at Chatuchak market in Phuket's Muang district on Sunday night, destroying 80 shops.
Sat, 26 May 2018 13:39:42
Drug suspect shot dead in gunfight with Nan police
Nan police shot dead a suspect in a gunfight as he attempted to retrieve buried drugs late on Friday night.
Sat, 26 May 2018 01:00:00
Investors worry as Singapore, India fight over futures
WHAT STARTED as a business disagreement between two Asian exchanges has become a source of growing concern for international investors.
Wed, 23 May 2018 01:00:00
Arrested but not disheartened
Leaders vow to fight on after pro poll rally in Bangkok is broken up by police.
Mon, 21 May 2018 06:30:29
Terrorism, climate change top agenda for G20 in Buenos Aires
With consensus on sensitive issues such as Iran, Syria or the Palestinians appearing elusive, G20 foreign ministers will focus on the fight against terrorism and climate change when they meet Monday in Buenos Aires, France said.
Sat, 19 May 2018 07:25:46
Cancer survivor Singtongnoi fights for glory and family in career’s second run
The life of a martial arts legend is never easy as the path to greatness is typically laden with a myriad of seemingly impossible challenges.
Fri, 18 May 2018 15:09:20
Kachin civilians flee Myanmar's 'forgotten war'
Seng Moon grabbed her day-old baby and fled into the thick jungle, joining thousands of villagers escaping fighting between ethnic Kachin rebels and Myanmar's army, now reinforced by a unit notorious for its brutal "clearance" operations.
Fri, 18 May 2018 01:00:00
Fighting inequality in Asia and the Pacific
Inequality is increasing in Asia and the Pacific. Our region’s remarkable economic success story belies a widening gap between rich and poor. A gap that’s trapping people in poverty and if not tackled urgently could thwart our ambition to achieve sustainable development.
Wed, 16 May 2018 10:10:36
Drug suspect killed in gunfight with police in Phitsanulok
A drug suspect was killed in a shootout with police in Phitsanulok’s Prom Phiram district late on Tuesday night.
Wed, 16 May 2018 06:50:59
Twitter tweak steps up fight against trolls
Twitter said Tuesday it was stepping up its long-running battle against online trolls, trying to find offenders by looking at "behavioral signals."
Tue, 15 May 2018 15:42:28
BMTA punishes rival Route 8 bus drivers after fist-fight
The Bangkok Mass Transit Authority (BMTA) on Tuesday punished two drivers of the Bangkok Route 8 private-concession bus service for engaging in a fist-fight on Monday over whose bus would get the most passengers.
Tue, 15 May 2018 13:38:15
Fleeing conflict, elephants help Myanmar villagers to safety
Mahouts and their elephants help sick, young and elderly villagers displaced by conflict cross a chest-deep river in Myanmar's remote Kachin state, where thousands of people recently completed a trek through dense jungle to safety.
Tue, 15 May 2018 07:33:50
New phase of globalisation could worsen CO2 pollution: study
The shift of low-value, energy-hungry manufacturing from China and India to coal-powered economies with even lower wages could be bad news for the fight against climate change, researchers cautioned Monday.
Mon, 14 May 2018 15:11:32
Malaysian ex-PM accused of blocking 1MDB probe as Mahathir starts work
Malaysia's toppled leader Najib Razak was Monday accused by a former top graft fighter of blocking probes into a massive financial scandal, as the country's new prime minister got down to work after a historic poll win.
Mon, 14 May 2018 06:44:32
WHO reports new Ebola case in DR Congo, vaccine this week
The head of the World Health Organization said Sunday there has been another reported case of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo and that an experimental vaccine to fight the disease is expected to become available in the country this week.