Malaysia wants a clear endgame in Myanmar' faltering peace process and is advocating direct engagement by Asean states with the junta's opponents, and bringing other countries into the fold, its foreign minister said on Wednesday.
KUNMING: The total volume of imported and exported goods transported via the China-Laos Railway has reached 1.02 million tonnes since the railway's opening eight months ago, with total worth of about 9.14 billion yuan (48 billion baht).
PM Prayut confirms the ousted president of Sri Lanka will stay in Thailand on humanitarian grounds as he looks for asylum in a third country.
BORDEAUX: A fire that destroyed thousands of hectares of tinder-dry forest in southwest France has flared again amid a fierce drought and the summer's latest wave of extreme heat, officials said Wednesday.
Five tomboys filed a fraud complaint against a tomboy-cum-broker who allegedly failed to arrange breast removal surgery for them after collecting their money.
With monkeypox surging across the world, experts are gathering more evidence on how people catch it and its typical symptoms.
The driver of a crashed car found dead inside the crumpled wreckage 12 hours later - after it had been towed to the highway police pound.
MANILA: Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr has rejected a proposal to import an additional 300,000 tonnes of sugar, his press secretary said on Wednesday, despite an earlier announcement of approval by the industry regulator.
The Philippines has scrapped an order for 16 Russian military helicopters, an official confirmed Wednesday, following reports former president Rodrigo Duterte decided to cancel it due to US sanctions on Moscow.
The Bank of Thailand (BoT) has signalled sticking with measured moves going forward to fight inflation without derailing the economic recovery, after raising the benchmark policy rate for the first time in more than three years.
SEOUL: Flight services to and from South Korea’s Jeju island and Bangkok will be cut back from this week as authorities strengthen border controls to prevent illegal migrant workers abusing the visa waiver to the resort island.
HANOI: Vietnam will need investment of between US$8 billion and $14 billion a year through to 2030 to develop new power plants and expand its grid, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Dang Hoang An said on Wednesday.
The central bank raises the benchmark policy rate for the first time in more than three years, belatedly joining a global tightening spree to tame inflation.
LAHORE, Pakistan: A Pakistan zoo has called off plans to auction 12 lions from its ever-growing pride to private buyers, saying it would instead create new enclosures for the big cats.