Sri Lanka PM hails ties on Vesak Day
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Wednesday welcomed Prime Minister of Sri Lanka Dinesh Gunawardena on his official visit to the kingdom and congratulated the country for its speedy economic recovery, said government spokesman Anucha Burapachaisri.
Pita case could force new poll
Details of shareholding violation complaints against Move Forward Party (MFP) leader Pita Limjaroenrat will decide his fate and determine if the May 14 general election is nullified, according to caretaker Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam.
Once hostile, NASA holds first public meeting on UFOs
WASHINGTON - The truth is out there -- but we're going to need to look harder.
Countries tussle at 'rocky' global plastic talks
PARIS - Negotiators charged with hammering out a global treaty to end plastic pollution were warned there was "no time to lose" on Wednesday, after progress was slowed by two days of procedural debates that campaigners blamed on large producer countries.
Macron urges 'tangible' NATO security guarantees for Kyiv
BRATISLAVA (SLOVAKIA) - French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday called on the West to offer Ukraine "tangible and credible" security guarantees as it battles Russia's invasion.
Chuan: MFP-Pheu Thai tussle ‘not surprising’
The ongoing tussle between Move Forward and Pheu Thai — the nation’s two biggest parties — over who should hold the parliament president’s post is hardly surprising since both are not far apart in the number of seats they won in the polls, according to former parliament president Chuan Leekpai.
Panel to ensure anti-torture law compliance
The government has set up a panel to lay down regulations to ensure state agencies comply with the Prevention and Suppression of Torture and Enforced Disappearance Act.
Sports tabloid closes after 30 years
The Star Soccer daily newspaper closed on Wednesday after three decades of sports coverage.
Korean drug suspect arrested in Chon Buri
CHON BURI: A South Korean man wanted in his home country for drug offences has been arrested in Sattahip district of this tourist province, police said on Wednesday.
Suspected state-linked hackers target Asean
A hacking group suspected of ties to an Asian government has broadened its targets to government agencies in countries including Thailand and Indonesia, carrying out cyber-espionage as recently as April, the cybersecurity firm Group-IB says.
Japan extends life of nuclear plants
TOKYO: Japan on Wednesday passed a law allowing nuclear reactors to operate beyond 60 years, as it tries to reinvigorate the sector to meet energy challenges and climate targets.
Highway bribery long entrenched, police chief admits
National police chief Pol Gen Damrongsak Kittiprapas has admitted the practice of highway police demanding and taking bribes from truck operators has long been in existence.
Young clay modeller taken under national artist's wing
A 10-year-old who builds pictures with modelling clay and sells them to pay for his mother's cancer treatment has caught the eye of a national artist, who has accepted him as his student.
'We want to be free': Filipinos demand right to divorce
MANILA: Philippine mother-of-three Stella Sibonga is desperate to end a marriage she never wanted. But divorce in the Catholic-majority country is illegal, and a court annulment takes years.
Blackpink ticket scalper held for fraud
Police arrest a woman on charges of swindling fans of K-pop superstars Blackpink out of 700,000 baht by reselling e-tickets that had already been sold for their Bangkok shows.
Chinese couple arrested for alleged B10bn fraud
Chinese couple living in a B67 million Bangkok home arrested on suspicion of multinational fraud that cost thousands of investors an estimated B10 billion.
Yellow Line trial run, free rides from Saturday
The Yellow Line elevated monorail built to serve the Lat Phrao-Samrong route will begin a month-long trial run, with free rides for commuters, on June 3, Mass Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand governor Pakapong Sirikantaramas said on Wednesday.
BoT raises key rate another quarter-point
Bank of Thailand raises key interest rate another 25 basis points to 2%, citing the need to curb inflation risks, but forecasters say the increase is probably the last for this year.
Former houseowner surrenders after killing new owner
The dispossessed former owner of a house who shot dead the new owner at a housing estate in Pathum Thani on Tuesday afternoon surrendered to police later that night.
Geely in early talks to enter Thailand EV market
Major Chinese automaker Geely is in the early stages of planning an entry to Thailand's electric vehicle (EV) market.