Russian plan for nukes in Belarus raises questions
PARIS: The Kremlin's announcement that it will station nuclear weapons on the territory of its ally Belarus echoes US practice in Europe, but doubts remain over how far Russia will take the plan.
Russians angry at downing of Ukrainian drone over their homes
KIREYEVSK, Russia: Residents of the small Russian town of Kireyevsk expressed shock and anger on Monday that an alleged Ukrainian drone had been downed over their houses, bringing down roofs and ceilings and putting their lives in danger.
3 Mongolian men arrested for stealing from bags at Suvarnabhumi airport
Police arrested three Mongolian men for allegedly stealing money from travellers' bags at Suvarnabhumi airport on a daily basis.
Pheu Thai targets social costs of 2006 military coup
A top Pheu Thai Party official said his party's so-called democracy, judicial procedure, parities and equalities committee will work to rid Thai society of inequalities brought on by the 2006 military coup.
Regulator orders Zipmex to clarify deal payments
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday ordered cryptocurrency exchange Zipmex to clarify news that emerged on Friday regarding its Singapore parent not receiving the latest payment under its buyout agreement with venture capital firm V Ventures Technologies.
UK's Prince Harry makes surprise showing at UK privacy case
LONDON: Britain's Prince Harry on Monday made an unexpected appearance at London's high court when he arrived for a hearing in his claim against a newspaper publisher over allegations of unlawful information gathering.
PTT Oil and Retail to spend $900m on expansion this year
Oil and gas retailer PTT Oil and Retail Business Plc on Monday said it plans to invest $900 million this year to expand its local and overseas business.
Jurin not a popular PM choice in Bangkok, poll finds
Democrat Party leader Jurin Laksanawisit on Monday played down results of an opinion poll showing he was not among the top 10 favourite candidates to be the next prime minister among Bangkok voters.
Former Taiwan president heads to China pledging peace
TAOYUAN, Taiwan: Former Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou left for China on Monday on a landmark trip, saying he hoped to bring about peace and improve relations through the interactions of young people.
Ukraine crews conduct 'scary' missions in aged Soviet helicopters
A HELICOPTER BASE (Ukraine): Anatoliy points to the few reinforced panels inside one of Ukraine's Mi-8 helicopters where he spends five-week shifts firing rockets at Russian positions.
Alibaba founder Jack Ma returns to mainland China to visit school in Hangzhou
Jack Ma, the founder of Alibaba Group Holding, returned to mainland China recently after more than a year of overseas travel, and visited a school he founded in the city of Hangzhou, the hometown of Alibaba, according to sources familiar with his schedule.
Report of Pheu Thai-PPRP 'secret deal' denied
There is no "secret deal" between Pheu Thai and Palang Pracharath parties to form a government with Gen Prawit Wongsuwon, the PPRP leader, as prime minister, Pheu Thai deputy leader Phumtham Wechayachai said on Monday.
Vietnam sends ship to track Chinese vessel patrolling Russian gas field in EEZ
HANOI: A Vietnamese ship monitored a Chinese Coast Guard vessel on Saturday in a Russian-operated gas field in Vietnam's South China Sea exclusive economic zone (EEZ), data show - the latest Chinese patrol in a pattern stretching more than a year.
Transport 'mega-strike' hits Germany
BERLIN: Transport staff across Germany staged a major strike on Monday to push for wage hikes in the face of brisk inflation, bringing commuter lines to a halt in many cities.
Myanmar junta chief vows continued crackdown, then elections
Flanked by tanks and missile launchers, Myanmar's junta chief Monday vowed no let-up in a crackdown on opponents and insisted the military would hold elections -- weeks after admitting it did not control enough territory to allow a vote.
Thais becoming sedentary, need more exercise, study finds
A new study emphasizes the increasingly sedentary nature of Thai lifestyles, and the need to engage in more physical activity to ensure good health.
Egco acquires US power plant
SET-listed Electricity Generating Plc (Egco), the power generation arm of the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand, announced the completion of acquiring a 49% interest in a 609-megawatt gas-fired power plant in the United States.
Air pollution continues to plague northern region
Dense smog continues to blanket much of the northern region, blamed on the more than 5,500 fire hotspots detected throughout the kingdom and burning-off in neighbouring countries.
Artists fight AI programs that copy their styles
LONDON: Artists outraged by artificial intelligence that copies in seconds the styles they have sacrificed years to develop are waging battle online and in court.
Pita holds small lead over 'Ung Ing' in Bangkok
Pita Limjaroenrat, leader of the Move Forward Party (MFP), emerged as Bangkok voters' top choice for prime minister in the latest poll by the National Institute of Development Administration (Nida).