Bangkok Pride organisers apologise for damage to student artworks
Organisers and City Hall on Monday apologised for the damage to students' graduation-related artworks on Sunday when participants in the Bangkok Pride event entered the Bangkok Art and Culture Centre and failed to protect the exhibited pieces despite resquests.
Air travel to soar near record in 2023: industry group
ISTANBUL: Airlines will return to profit and fly a near-record 4.35 billion passengers this year, but the sector's post-pandemic recovery remains fragile, an industry group said on Monday.
US, China join naval drills in Indonesia despite rifts
The United States and China have sent warships to the multinational naval drills that began in Indonesia on Monday, despite the rifts between the two powers.
Tour fraudsters arrested in Surat Thani
SURAT THANI: Three men and three women were arrested for allegedly selling bogus overseas tours worth about 27 million baht.
Thaksin set to return in July, says daughter Paetongtarn
Former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra will return to Thailand in July, but the exact date is not set, says his daughter and Pheu Thai PM candidate Paetongtarn.
Thousands flock to Khao Yai for long holiday
Thousands of travellers flocked to Khao Yai National Park for a long holiday from June 3-5, generating nearly 800,000 baht in revenue for the park from entrance fees, park chief Chaiya Huayhongthong revealed on Monday.
Trains resume service 51 hours after deadly India crash
BALASORE, India: Passenger and freight trains were running again on Monday at the site of India's deadliest train disaster in decades, which officials said was caused by failures linked to signal systems.
Prince Harry to make history with UK court testimony
LONDON: Prince Harry will become the first senior British royal to give evidence in court for more than a century when he testifies this week against a tabloid newspaper publisher.
Nationalist Israelis plan new Jewish temple on Al-Aqsa site
JERUSALEM: With imported sacrificial cows, ancient hymns and growing support, some nationalist Jews hope to rebuild their temple in Jerusalem's Old City, at a site at the heart of Israeli-Palestinian tensions.
Most Asian shares rise, oil prices up after Saudi output cuts
SYDNEY: Most Asian share markets rose on Monday on optimism the Federal Reserve would pause its rate hikes this month after a mixed US jobs report, while oil prices jumped after Saudi Arabia pledged big output cuts.
Covid inpatients increase amid concerns about children's development
The number of Covid-19 inpatients rose last week while health authorities encouraged vaccination for young children to protect their development.
Pita promises same-sex marriage at 50,000-strong Pride parade
Pita and Paetongtarn join a 50,000-strong Pride parade in Bangkok Sunday, with the Move Forward leader promising a law to allow same-sex marriage and gender identity rights.
Most mainland Chinese flying overseas via Hong Kong
Most mainland Chinese travellers are heading overseas by transiting through Hong Kong as only a tiny fraction of the routes connecting the country with the US have been restored following the end of the pandemic, according to a global airline body.
Family fears for Malaysian woman missing in Chiang Rai
CHIANG MAI: A search has been launched for a young Malaysian woman whose mother says has been out of contact since sending photos taken during a visit to the border town of Mae Sai in Chiang Rai province.
Exclusive: World's spy chiefs met in secret conclave
Reuters sources say senior officials from about two dozen of the world's top intelligence agencies have been holding secret meetings in Singapore for several years, including U.S. Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines and representatives from China. The existence of the meetings has never before been made public. - REUTERS
Here Comes the AI: Fans rejoice in 'new' Beatles music
WASHINGTON: When the Beatles broke up more than 50 years ago, devastated fans were left yearning for more. Now, artificial intelligence is offering just that.
BAFS sees revenue rising to B7.5bn within 3 years
Bangkok Aviation Fuel Services expects its revenue to reach B7.5bn by 2026, driven by its diversification into new businesses, notably renewable energy development.
Fossil fuelled: Climate talks begin with spotlight on oil chief
PARIS: The future of fossil fuels -- the leading source of planet-heating emissions -- will face scrutiny at UN climate negotiations Monday with an under-fire Emirati oil chief poised to step into the driver's seat.
Test drive: A sporty new EV
China's Neta S is an affordable upmarket alternative.
Hong Kong police detain more than 20 on Tiananmen anniversary
HONG KONG: Hong Kong police on Sunday detained more than 20 people, including key pro-democracy figures trying to commemorate the anniversary of the bloody Tiananmen Square crackdown, as hundreds in Taiwan mourned the dead with a vigil.