Bangkok governor surprises overpass workers with hurry-up visit
Bangkok governor Chadchart Sittipunt has issued an urgent instruction to contractors to ensure the new overpass over the Na Ranong intersection in Klong Toey district is ready for public use on Thursday, after finding out many parts of the project remain unfinished.
Pheu Thai supporters' group urges split with Move Forward
Angered by 'disrespect', a group of Pheu Thai Party supporters says Move Forward should try to form a coalition government without its help.
Police bar Chinese bribe suspect from leaving Thailand
Police seized the passport and blocked the departure of a Chinese journalist arrested for allegedly demanding a multi-million-baht bribe from a suspected Chinese gangster.
150kg crystal meth seized in Korat, 2 arrested
NAKHON RATCHASIMA: Two men were arrested and 150 kilogrammes of crystal methamphetamine seized after police intercepted two cars for a search in Pathai district of this northeastern province on Sunday, Region 3 Provincial Police commissioner Pol Lt Gen Somprasong Yenthuam said at a media conference.
Indian official drains reservoir to retrieve his phone
A bureaucrat in the central Indian state of Chattisgarh ordered over a million litres of water to be drained from a reservoir to retrieve a smartphone he had dropped while taking a selfie, according to a report in the Times of India.
Erdogan seeks third decade of rule in Turkish runoff
ISTANBUL: Turkey voted Sunday in a historic runoff that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan entered as the firm favourite to extend two decades of his Islamic-rooted rule to 2028.
Sing Buri man bleeds to death after 12 teeth removed
A fact-finding investigation is underway into the case of a 64-year-old man who reportedly died at a hospital in Sing Buri province from bleeding after getting 12 teeth removed, according to the Thai Dental Council's statement posted on social media on Sunday.
Fans of Blackpink, the K-pop band, on Saturday take a group selfie before the 'BLACKPINK WORLD TOUR [BORN PINK] BANGKOK ENCORE' concert at Rajamangala National Stadium in Bang Kapi district. The band is set to perform another show on Sunday. (Photos: Wichan Charoenkiatpakul)
Ukraine reports 'most important' drone attack on Kyiv since invasion
KYIV, Ukraine: Russia unleashed the "most important" assault by drones on Kyiv overnight Saturday-Sunday since the start of the invasion, but nearly all were destroyed, military authorities said.
Green light for pomelo, chicken exports to US, Australia
The United States will start to import Thai pomelos next month while Australia has given a green light for import cooked duck from Thailand after years of negotiations, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives.
Thailand, 11 other Indo-Pacific nations vow to fortify supply chains
Ministers from Thailand, the United States, Japan and 11 other Indo-Pacific nations agreed Saturday to strengthen supply chain resilience for critical items such as semiconductors and medicines to respond more promptly to emergencies.
Most foresee problems forming new govt coalition: poll
A majority of Thai people are harbour doubts about the ability of Move Forward and seven other parties to form a new government even though they command a majority of MPs - 313 - in the House of Representatives, according to an opinion survey by Suan Dusit Rajabhat University, or Suan Dusit Poll.
Govt says 1m Chinese tourists visited from Jan to mid-May
Thailand received one million Chinese tourists between January and May 18, a government official said on Sunday, after China's border reopening.
China Eastern launches new homegrown narrow-body jet
BEIJING/SHANGHAI: China Eastern Airlines on Sunday sent the country's narrow-body jet C919 on its first commercial flight, marking the homegrown plane's entry into passenger service and a milestone for China's efforts to become more self-reliant.
Heavy rain forecast in most regions this week
The Meteorological Department is warning of heavy rain in most regions of the country this week.
Tour boat catches fire at Ayutthaya river pier, no-one hurt
AYUTTHAYA: A tour boat caught fire at a boat pier in Muang district in the small hours on Sunday. There were no casualties.
Most believe misinformation used during election: poll
Most people believe political parties issued misinformation during the lead-up to the May 14 election, both to smear rivals and to win popularity, according to a survey by the National Institute of Development Administration, or Nida Poll.
Angels out to shatter Buriram's dream
Bangkok United and Buriram United are both confident that they will win the FA Cup when they meet in the final on Sunday.
Biden cuts deal in principle with Republicans to avert catastrophic US default
US President Joe Biden and Republican lawmakers struck a deal in principle to raise the country's debt ceiling.
Wherever UTN goes, so must Prayut
The United Thai Nation (UTN) Party could join the coalition alliance if Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha remains in the group, said UTN secretary-general Akanat Promphan on Saturday.