German Chancellor Olaf Scholz called for more countries to join international efforts to isolate Russia, saying President Vladimir Putin must not be allowed a victory in Ukraine that could embolden other warmongers.
The Criminal Court on Thursday approved the release on bail of 20-year-old hunger-strike activist Tantawan "Tawan" Tuatulanon, who is charged with lese majeste for running an opinion poll on royal motorcades.
The wife of Karen activist Porlajee “Billy” Rakchongcharoen, a victim of a 2014 forced disappearance who is now believed dead, on Thursday renewed her call for legal action in the long-delayed case.
KYIV: Two captured Russian soldiers pleaded guilty on Thursday to shelling a town in eastern Ukraine in the second war crimes trial of the war.
NEW DELHI: Hundreds of Indian air travellers were stranded inside their planes after the low-cost airline SpiceJet cancelled or delayed flights due to an "attempted ransomware attack", the company has said.
PM Prayut calls for Japanese support in making Thailand the world's major electric vehicle production hub, at the Nikkei Forum in Tokyo.
Cambodia said ties with the US had improved significantly and it expects the Biden administration to lift sanctions imposed over its ties with China “very soon”, a senior minister said on Wednesday.
SONGKHLA: Twenty-six illegal Myanmar migrants heading for promised work in Malaysia, after borrowing up to 50,00 baht to pay job brokers, were arrested near the southern border in Sadao district early on Thursday.
NARATHIWAT: Militants bombed power poles and scattered tyre spikes on the road to isolate a marine police station before attacking it with bombs and automatic weapons, in Tak Bai district on Wednesday night.
TOKYO: Nearly half of people surveyed in Southeast Asia picked China as the region's most important partner in the future, surpassing Japan for the first time, according to the results of a Japanese government opinion poll released on Wednesday.
MANILA: Philippines President-elect Ferdinand Marcos on Thursday promised to prevent any foreign interference in the running of his country, and to defend sovereign territory and stand up to any Chinese encroachment in the South China Sea.
A food security expert says there is a good chance governments can stop the current food crisis from getting way worse.
The Japanese government is making final arrangements to resume accepting foreign tourists in June, further relaxing its border controls imposed due to the coronavirus pandemic, sources close to the matter said Wednesday.
The forecast for Asia-Pacific tourism has been upgraded thanks to further easing of travel restrictions after an improvement in the viral situation and vaccine coverage across destinations, according to the Pacific Asia Travel Association (Pata).
For years authorities on this small island in the English Channel have tried to clean up its image as a tax haven for the super rich, marketing it as a well-governed offshore financial center enshrined in the rule of law.