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No impact on Senate election from lack of candidates in some districts: EC
SATURDAY, MAY 25, 2024
The upcoming senatorial election will not be affected by two districts having no applicants and seven districts having candidates from only one of 20 eligible occupational groups, Election Commission (EC) secretary-general Sawaeng Boonmee said on Saturday.
Military to set up Cyber Command Centre by October
SATURDAY, MAY 25, 2024
Cyber Command Centre to consolidate armed forces’ capability to counter technological threats, effective by October
Anand flags serious inequalities in Thailand’s education system
SATURDAY, MAY 25, 2024
Thailand needs to urgently deal with rampant inequalities, especially those that exist in the Thai education system, as people feel “hopeless” about their future, former prime minister Anand Panyarachun told a seminar in Bangkok on Friday.
Singapore Police's Mataverse game hits 4M players in first year
SATURDAY, MAY 25, 2024
Described as the “ultimate policing experience”, the Singapore Police Force’s (SPF) Mata-verse game appears to be a hit, drawing 4.4 million players since it was launched in June 2023.
Who will become PM if Srettha is removed by a charter court ruling?
SATURDAY, MAY 25, 2024
Amidst political turmoil, analysts are pondering over the future of the coalition government, including who will become Thailand’s 31st prime minister should incumbent Srettha Thavisin be removed by a court ruling in response to a petition filed by outgoing senators.
More than 300 buried in Papua New Guinea landslide, local media says
SATURDAY, MAY 25, 2024
More than 300 people and over 1,100 houses were buried by a massive landslide that levelled a remote village in northern Papua New Guinea, local media reported on Saturday.
World Court orders Israel to halt assault on Gaza's Rafah
SATURDAY, MAY 25, 2024
The World Court’s ruling on Friday (May 24) ordering Israel to immediately halt its military assault on the southern Gaza city of Rafah was a significant step and is based on solid legal ground, analysts told Reuters, but would be difficult to enforce.
Myanmar Railways reports hundreds of attacks on railroads, bridges, stations
FRIDAY, MAY 24, 2024
It had been reported there were 205 mine attacks in railways and train stations, 163 mine attacks on railway bridges, and 42 arson attacks on station buildings and staff housings from February 2021 to May 21, 2024.
The bodies of 3 more hostages are recovered from Gaza by the Israeli army
FRIDAY, MAY 24, 2024
The bodies of three more hostages killed on Oct 7. were recovered overnight from Gaza, Israel’s army said Friday, as the top United Nations court prepares to rule on whether Israel must halt its military operations and withdraw from the enclave.
Vietnam PM orders probe into Hanoi fire that killed 14
FRIDAY, MAY 24, 2024
The fire broke out just before 1am at a rented building in a narrow alleyway on Trung Kinh Street.
Court strikes down EC rules that imposed curbs on Senate candidates
FRIDAY, MAY 24, 2024
The Central Administrative Court on Friday ordered the revocation of three regulations by the Election Commission (EC) concerning how Senate candidates introduce themselves. 
"Esports Classroom 2024" to forge new paths in education and digital careers
FRIDAY, MAY 24, 2024
Garena (Thailand) has announced the expansion of its Garena Academy into the "Esports Classroom 2024" program.
THB2 billion worth of assets of drug smuggling network seized
FRIDAY, MAY 24, 2024
The Narcotics Suppression Bureau has confiscated assets worth over 2 billion baht belonging to a transnational drug network involved in smuggling drugs from neighbouring countries into Thailand.