10 billion global population unsustainable, says climate envoy Kerry
OSLO: US special climate envoy John Kerry told AFP that the world's population will not be tenable in 2050, when it is projected to hit nearly 10 billion, but refrained from asking Americans to give up steaks.
China is building the most powerful warship radar on record: scientists
Chinese scientists have revealed that construction has begun of a radar system that could shift the balance of naval power in the world's oceans with its ability to detect incoming missiles from thousands of kilometres away.
Move Forward's use of hammer and sickle challenged in complaint
The Move Forward Party said the Election Commission has asked why it included a hammer and sickle in its campaign cartoon, after a complaint that it suggested opposition to the constitutional monarchy.
China's first home-grown cruise ship undocked in Shanghai
SHANGHAI: China's first domestically-built large cruise ship completed its undocking in Shanghai on Tuesday, marking its complete transition into the dock mooring debugging stage.
Ukraine evacuates thousands after key dam destroyed
An attack on a major Russian-held dam in Ukraine unleashed a torrent of water that flooded villages and forced the evacuation of 17,000 people, sparking fears of a humanitarian disaster.
Hackers breach encrypted file-sharing software
NEW YORK: Cybersecurity experts are bracing for a potential wave of extortion demands after a vulnerability was discovered in encrypted file-sharing software, a flaw that hackers have already used to target a string of high-profile victims, including British Airways and the BBC.
TPIPP to phase out coal-fired power generation by 2026
TPI Polene Power will continue to allocate its 5-year capital spending of B14bn to replace its coal usage with renewable energy and boost its power generation capacity.
6 more officers embroiled in lorry 'sticker' scandal
The investigation into "sticker bribes" for illegally overloaded lorries has incriminated another six officers from the Highway Police Division (HPD), according to Pol Maj Gen Jaroonkiat Pankaew, the Counter Corruption Division (CCD) commander.
Ratchanok, Supanida, mixed pair prevail
Ratchanok Intanon, Supanida Katethong and mixed doubles pair Supak Jomkoh and Supissara Paewsampran moved into the last 16 round of the US$850,000 Singapore Open on Tuesday.
Lisa puts Ayutthaya back on radar for TAT
The Tourism Authority of Thailand has jumped at the chance to promote tourism in Ayutthaya after Lalisa "Lisa" Manoban posted photos while visiting the old city.
80 charges await 'Aem Cyanide'
Alleged serial killer Sararat "Aem Cyanide" Rangsiwuthaporn will be hit with at least 80 more criminal charges for her actions.
Pita gets a head start on city problems
Move Forward Party leader and prime minister aspirant Pita Limjaroenrat has promised to work closely with City Hall to tackle 21 of Bangkok's major problems.
Prayut concedes his time as PM is over
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha made remarks suggesting he sees little opportunity for him returning to power for another term.
Pita admits share transfer
Move Forward Party (MFP) leader Pita Limjaroenrat is not out of the woods yet, despite having transferred the controversial shares he held in iTV to his relatives.
PGA Tour players in dark over merger, LIV golfers and Trump delighted
MIAMI - Stunned PGA Tour players said they had been left in the dark about the surprise merger with LIV Golf that shocked the world of golf on Tuesday.
Class action law to be used to protect Stark investors
The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) and the Association of Investment Management Companies (AIMC) are preparing to use class action law to protect investors' interests as the Department of Special Investigation (DSI) probes potential fraud among former executives of Stark Corporation.
Foreigners flee Thai stocks
Foreign investors sold nearly 100 billion baht worth of Thai shares in the first five months of this year, including 33.4 billion baht divested in May alone.
Thais kick off training camp for Taiwan, HK friendlies
Thailand national football team on Tuesday reported for a training camp to prepare for their two Fifa Day friendlies with Taiwan and Hong Kong.
CSA aims to seal deals worth $45m
Capital Solution Asia plans to seal four property deals worth a total of US$45 million over the next 12 months from foreign investors investing in the country for the first time.
'Girl from Ipanema' singer Astrud Gilberto dead at 83
RIO DE JANEIRO - Astrud Gilberto, the Brazilian singer whose soft, beguiling voice made "The Girl from Ipanema" a worldwide sensation in the 1960s and provided a huge boost to the budding bossa nova genre, has died at age 83, her family said.