Myanmar threatens to skip ASEAN summit over junta chief’s exclusion

Myanmar threatens to skip ASEAN summit over junta chief’s exclusion

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  • Greenhouse gas levels hit record; world struggles to curb damage

    GENEVA/GLASGOW, Oct 25 (Reuters) - Greenhouse gas concentrations hit a record last year and the world is "way off track" on capping rising temperatures, the United Nations said on Monday, showing the task facing climate talks in Glasgow aimed at averting dangerous levels of warming. A report by the U.N....
  • Chulalongkorn alumni association defies student union’s decision to cancel coronet procession

    Chulalongkorn University’s Alumni Association announced today that the university will proceed with the procession, featuring the Phra Kieo coronet, at the annual football match against Thammasat University. The alumni association’s decision is the latest move by those who oppose the Chulalongkorn University’s student union, which decided to cancel the procession...
  • PM2.5 dust forecast for Bangkok and vicinity from late October through February

    People living in Bangkok and its surrounding provinces are advised to prepare for PM2.5 dust pollution, coinciding with the arrival of high atmospheric pressure from the end of October until February. Director-General of Pollution Control Department Atthaphol Charoenchansa said today (Monday) that, during the four-month period, PM2.5 dust will accumulate...
  • Anchilee Scott-Kemmis, Miss Universe Thailand 2021

    Thai-Australian model Anchilee Scott-Kemmis crowned Miss Universe Thailand 2021

    Having won this year’s national crown last night (Sunday), Thai-Australian model Anchilee Scott-Kemmis will compete in the global Miss Universe 2021 pageant, to be held in Eilat, Israel this December. Her win is being considered a changing point, as Anchilee aims to challenge existing Thai beauty standards and will represent...
  • Full dose or half dose? Clearing up confusion over Moderna boosters

    It is now official: the first batch of Moderna vaccine will land in Thailand by November 5. However, before rushing out to get a jab, you need to know a few things – including that a Moderna booster shot may contain just half the normal dose. As of Sunday (October...
France launches state-of-art military communications satellite

France launches state-of-art military communications satellite

Bangkok’s administration invites city residents to apply for mixed vaccination

Bangkok’s administration invites city residents to apply for mixed vaccination

Thai cabinet to consider 100 million baht for New Year appearances of Lisa, Andrea Bocelli

Thai cabinet to consider 100 million baht for New Year appearances of Lisa, Andrea Bo...

Sudan PM, ministers detained in apparent military coup

Sudan PM, ministers detained in apparent military coup

Thai university urged to protect monarchy related tradition

Thai university urged to protect monarchy related tradition

Myanmar threatens to skip ASEAN summit over junta chief’s exclusion

Myanmar threatens to skip ASEAN summit over junta chief’s exclusion

France launches state-of-art military communications satellite

France launches state-of-art military communications satellite

Bangkok’s administration invites city residents to apply for mixed vaccination

Bangkok’s administration invites city residents to apply for mixed vaccination

Thai cabinet to consider 100 million baht for New Year appearances of Lisa, Andrea Bocelli

Thai cabinet to consider 100 million baht for New Year appearances of Lisa, Andrea Bo...

Sudan PM, ministers detained in apparent military coup

Sudan PM, ministers detained in apparent military coup

Thai university urged to protect monarchy related tradition

Thai university urged to protect monarchy related tradition

Myanmar Report

The first organic skincare brand in Myanmar

Myanmar is a country which has been plagued by troubles throughout its history, but it prospered quickly after the 2015...
After six years, Myo and her business are still going, despite the challenges posed by the relatively untapped market, the pandemic, and the coup.

Profiles

Pirapan Salirathavibhaga: The ruling party peace-broker tipped for PM candidacy 

Former justice minister Pirapan Salirathavibhaga is making waves in the ruling Palang Pracharath Party after being appointed as advisor to...
Pirapan may be a newbie in Palang Pracharath, but his political career began more than two decades ago when he was first elected as a Bangkok MP in 1996.

Around Thailand

Anchilee Scott-Kemmis, Miss Universe Thailand 2021

Thai-Australian model Anchilee Scott-Kemmis crowned Miss Universe Thailand 2021

Having won this year’s national crown last night (Sunday), Thai-Australian model Anchilee Scott-Kemmis will compete in the global Miss Universe...

Asean

Myanmar threatens to skip ASEAN summit over junta chief’s exclusion

Myanmar's junta threatened on Monday to skip an ASEAN summit after the bloc said the country's military chief could not attend over doubts about the government's commitment to defusing a bloody...

Opinions

Will Pheu Thai’s shiny new image win it an ‘overwhelming’ victory?

Thailand’s main opposition party is undergoing a rebrand as it bids to return to power after seven years – five...

Food, Travel and Lifestyle

Picasso masterpieces fetch $108.9 million at Sotheby’s auction

Eleven masterpieces by Pablo Picasso fetched $108.9 million at a Sotheby's auction in Las Vegas on Saturday.  The works went...

World

Sudan PM, ministers detained in apparent military coup

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Soldiers arrested most of the members of Sudan's cabinet and a large number of pro-government party leaders on...

Highlights of the week

COVID-19 pill may revive old, bitter debate

Common sense, whether it’s humanitarian or economic, dictates that if the world has found a drug that can make the...
Coronavirus has opened up a new ideological territory where the always-controversial issue of copyrights and drug patents will be subjected to new scrutiny.

Political Pulse

Fatal film set shooting provides huge argument for gun control in US

October 25, 2021: It might have been a weird and tragic accident, but the shooting death in an Alec Baldwin film...
Political Pulse is a daily update of significant Thai and foreign political events

THAI PBS WORLD EXCLUSIVE

Dealing with social media negativity

Home Away: Forrest Lee (Part I) An American Youtuber, Forrest Lee, reveals how he deals with negative comments on social...

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