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06:00

Aviation industry upbeat on outlook for H2

The aviation industry is finally seeing signs of optimism as it tries to rebound from a major crisis.

06:00
Preparing to roar back
04:33

Bangkok Metropolitan Administration selects 7 protest sites

City Hall has designated seven sites where people can hold demonstrations in Bangkok under the Public Assembly Act, though rally organisers have to seek prior permission and follow related laws.

04:33
Protest sites in Bangkok
04:00

Land tax payments deferred

The Interior Ministry has extended the deadline for land and building tax payments for three months to help people and business operators cope with economic hardship.

04:00
24 Jun 2022

Landmark gun-safety bill heads to US House after Senate passage

WASHINGTON: The Democratic-controlled United States House of Representatives moved quickly on Friday to take up a package of modest measures intended to stem gun violence, a day after a Supreme Court ruling that broadly expanded gun rights.

24 Jun 2022
24 Jun 2022

Asia LNG spot prices continue rising

LONDON: Asian liquefied natural gas (LNG) spot prices continued its upward trend this week as fears of further market tightening following a major outage at a Freeport plant and reduced Russian gas flows to Europe pushed buyers to cover short-term needs.

24 Jun 2022
Asia LNG spot prices continue rising
24 Jun 2022

Islamic council opposes cannabis, liquor, civil partnership bills

The League of Islamic Council of Southern Thailand has issued a statement opposing the Cannabis and Hemp Bill, the Progressive Liquor Bill and the Civil Partnership Bill, as they are not in line with the Islamic principles.

24 Jun 2022 1
Islamic council opposes cannabis, liquor, civil partnership bills
24 Jun 2022

Germany abolishes Nazi-era abortion law

BERLIN: Germany on Friday abolished a Nazi-era law forbidding doctors from providing information about abortions.

24 Jun 2022
Germany abolishes Nazi-era abortion law
24 Jun 2022

Ukraine loses key district south of Lysychansk to Russian forces

KYIV: A district south of the city of Lysychansk in Ukraine's eastern Luhansk region was "fully occupied" by Russian forces as of Friday morning, a local Ukrainian official said on television.

24 Jun 2022
Ukraine loses key district south of Lysychansk to Russian forces
24 Jun 2022

181 cases of new Omicron subvariants

Thailand has 181 recorded cases of Covid-19's latest worrisome subvariants, BA.4 and BA.5, which are similar to the Delta variant and therefore potentially harmful to a patient's lungs, according to the Department of Medical Sciences.

24 Jun 2022 4
181 cases of new Omicron subvariants
24 Jun 2022

Artistic swimmer Alvarez finds peace, beauty in images of her rescue

BUDAPEST: American artistic swimmer Anita Alvarez said she was "shocked" when she saw the "beautiful" AFP photographs showing her sinking unconscious to the bottom of the pool and being rescued by her coach at the World Swimming Championships.

24 Jun 2022 1
Artistic swimmer Alvarez finds peace, beauty in images of her rescue
24 Jun 2022

Match organiser: Pimrypie tickets not intended for local sale, no celebrity

Organisers of the Liverpool vs Manchester United exhibition football match say tickets being offered online by Youtuber Pimradaporn "Pimrypie" Benjawattanapat were not intended for domestic buyers and do not include the special perks she has claimed they do.

24 Jun 2022 1
Match organiser: Pimrypie tickets not intended for local sale, no celebrity
24 Jun 2022

No price rise for bagged retail rice

Retail prices for bagged rice will not rise, but some sellers could reduce promotional discounts due to rising costs, according to the Commerce Ministry.

24 Jun 2022
No price rise for bagged retail rice
24 Jun 2022

Lufthansa cancels 2,200 flights as Europe’s travel chaos mounts

Deutsche Lufthansa AG cancelled 2,200 flights after a wave of coronavirus infections worsened staffing shortages, adding to Europe’s travel chaos as the crucial summer vacation period gets under way.

24 Jun 2022 9
Lufthansa cancels 2,200 flights as Europe’s travel chaos mounts
24 Jun 2022

City Hall announces 7 sites for public demonstrations

City Hall has announced seven sites where people can hold demonstrations in Bangkok under the Public Act.

24 Jun 2022 10
City Hall announces 7 sites for public demonstrations
24 Jun 2022

TikTok releases first album of viral hits

Some of the biggest viral hits on TikTok have been given the full orchestral treatment and will get a traditional release on CD and vinyl this summer, the platform announced on Friday.

24 Jun 2022
TikTok releases first album of viral hits
24 Jun 2022

Myanmar men on murder charges say victim tried to abduct woman

SONGKHLA: Three Myanmar illegal migrants charged with the murder of a 40-year-old man whose body was found in a shallow grave have told police he extorted money from their group and tried to force one of the women to leave with him.

24 Jun 2022 2
Myanmar men on murder charges say victim tried to abduct woman
24 Jun 2022

2,313 new Covid cases, 16 deaths

There were 16 more Covid-19 fatalities and 2,313 confirmed new cases on Thursday, the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) reported on Friday.

24 Jun 2022
2,313 new Covid cases, 16 deaths
24 Jun 2022

Full resumption of business, other activities allowed

The government has declared the whole nation a green zone, allowing the full-scale resumption of business and other activities, and pre-arrival registration will end next month.

24 Jun 2022 60
Full resumption
24 Jun 2022

VIDEO: This Week's Top Stories June 24

This week: sushi fraud, entry easing, university weed and a massive fish

24 Jun 2022
VIDEO: This Week's Top Stories June 24
24 Jun 2022

Pink Floyd seeks $500m for music catalogue

Members of the rock band Pink Floyd are seeking at least US$500 million in a deal for their music catalog, according to people familiar with the talks, which would be one of the largest sales in music history.

24 Jun 2022 4
Pink Floyd seeks $500m for music catalogue