SLOVIANSK, Ukraine: The evacuation of civilians from Sloviansk continued Wednesday as Russian troops pressed towards the eastern Ukrainian city in their campaign to control the Donbas region, as Ireland's prime minister visited Kyiv.
Dual pricing bombshell: Government plans to charge foreign tourists more than Thais for hotel rooms.
A male burglar dubbed the "thief in underpants" by police fancied himself a modern-day Robin Hood and gave away some of the phones he stole from Banana IT stores to homeless people.
The government has said it will complete its part of a much-delayed high-speed rail system linking the country to China through Laos by 2028, with bilateral trade and economic development key benefits.
Crypto broker Voyager Digital Ltd filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection just weeks after getting a lifeline from billionaire Sam Bankman-Fried’s Alameda Research, citing market volatility and the collapse of a hedge fund it had lent money to.
CHIANG MAI: Two Chinese nationals were arrested in Chiang Rai after one of them, a woman, allegedly shot and wounded a compatriot as they tried to extort 3 million baht from him at a house in Muang district of Chiang Mai.
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha appeared to be impressed by the electric car that carried Swiss ambassador Helene Budliger Artierda to Government House on Wednesday, asking first for a ride and then for a test drive.
MANILA: China's foreign minister said on Wednesday Beijing was ready to work with new Philippines President Ferdinand Marcos Jr to help usher in what he called a "new golden era" in the countries' relationship.
Malaysia’s central bank on Wednesday raised its benchmark interest rate for a second straight meeting in a bid to tame inflation and signaled more measures going forward will be gradual.
LONDON: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces two high-stakes encounters in parliament on Wednesday after his government was rocked by the shock departures of two senior ministers.
Former Democrat MP Thepthai Senpong (pictured) and his younger brother Manote lose their final appeal against two-year sentences for vote buying in a 2014 local government election, and go straight to prison.
NONTHABURI: Opponents of the decision to decriminalise cannabis need to open their minds to the wisdom on the merits of the plant, Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul said on Wednesday.
A controversial Singapore law that aims to prevent foreign entities or individuals from influencing politics in the country will come into effect from Thursday.
Thailand's weakening baht is being driven down by external factors and the central bank is closely monitoring the situation, Finance minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith said, with the currency trading at its weakest level in more than five years against the dollar.
NEHINNA, Sri Lanka: As once relatively wealthy Sri Lanka suffers a dire economic crisis with shortages of everything from medicines to gas, people are returning to cooking with firewood.