STOCKHOLM: A trio of physicists on Tuesday won the Nobel Prize for discoveries in the field of quantum mechanics that have paved the way for quantum computers, networks and secure encrypted communication.
An anti-graft watchdog is urging the government to investigate allegations of unfair competition in past bidding rounds for the right to jointly invest with it in the Orange Line’s western expansion, as fears mount these violations could cost the government 69 billion baht in losses.
Deputy House Speaker Supachai Phosu is facing an ethics probe in connection with his alleged encroachment on a forest reserve in Nakhon Phanom.
PHUKET: Worshippers in this island resort province have celebrated a nine-day Taoist festival, with many piercing their faces with metal spikes and walking on hot coals to show devotion to deities.
Betagro plans to raise about 17.4 billion baht to fund its expansion.
The prime minister's suggestion that old-fashioned radio may be the best means of keeping people informed during major flooding draws public scorn, but his spokesman says it's still a popular medium.
MANILA: A Philippine journalist has been shot dead while driving in the country's capital, police said on Tuesday, prompting condemnation from media groups and activists, who described his assassination as a blow to press freedom.
KHARKIV, Ukraine: In an abandoned tower block damaged by Russian shelling in Ukraine's second city, Olga Kobzar plans to tough out winter for as long as she can without electricity, water and central heating by lighting the gas stove in her kitchen for warmth.
PHICHIT: The Yom and Nan rivers reached critical levels on Tuesday, with red flags flying at all bridges crossing the two rivers in this northern province.
After recently severing ties between apparel giants Adidas and Gap and his Yeezy sneaker line, controversial American rapper Kanye West held a surprise fashion show during Paris Fashion Week to debut his new collection, named Yzyszn9.
Foreigners resumed selling in Asian equities ex-China stocks in September - including $653 million's worth from Thailand - as investors were deterred by US interest rate hikes, a firmer greenback and a weaker regional growth outlook.
Abortion services for unplanned or unintended pregnancies up to 20 weeks have been added to the national healthcare system under legislation effective next month.
A 15-year-old boy who drove a BMW through a red light at an intersection and killed a motorcyclist has reported to police and been charged.