Two Thai workers were killed in southern Israel by rocket fire from Gaza on Tuesday, police said, raising to 12 the death toll in the Jewish state since the conflict broke out.
The Corrections Department on Tuesday reported detecting 1,408 more Covid-19 infections at seven prisons, raising the number of infected detainees at 13 prisons nationwide to 11,670.
Government considers releasing 16% of Thai inmates -- overwhelmingly locked up for drugs offences -- as Covid-19 sweeps overcrowded jails.
Internal Apple documents and multiple interviews reveal the compromises over freedom and privacy Apple CEO Tim Cook has made to do business in China.
Chinese biotechnology company Clover Biopharmaceuticals said on Tuesday the modified version of its Covid-19 vaccine candidate showed a strong immune response against the original strain of the virus and some variants during animal testing.
iFast Corp, an online brokerage that’s been Singapore’s best-performing stock over the past year, is betting on China and a retail-trading frenzy to help it grow assets by more than fivefold by 2028.
NAKHON SI THAMMARAT: An Australian man was arrested in Muang district of this southern province on Monday night by members of the Armed Forces Security Centre of the Royal Thai Armed Forces Command for suspected involvement in transnational crime in Phuket.
GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories: The UN Security Council was due to hold an emergency meeting Tuesday amid a flurry of urgent diplomacy aimed at stemming hostilities between Israel and armed Palestinian groups that have left over 200 dead.
HONG KONG: Hong Kong's newly appointed Catholic bishop on Tuesday said he would need to tread carefully with Beijing as it cracks down on dissent -- but vowed to plead with authorities to defend religious freedoms.
MAHUVA, India: A monster cyclone was lashing India Tuesday, with powerful winds and driving rain leaving at least 20 people dead, and interrupting the vaccine programme the country urgently needs to get its spiralling Covid-19 outbreak under control.