Princess banned from being prime minister by king

Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn has moved to block his elder sister’s surprise bid to run for prime minister in March, calling her candidacy for a populist opposition party unconstitutional.

Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn has moved to block his elder sister's surprise bid to run for prime minister in March, calling her candidacy for a populist opposition party unconstitutional.

Himalayan ice thaw ‘the climate crisis you haven’t heard of’

At least a third of the ice in the Himalayas and the Hindu Kush will thaw this century as temperatures rise, disrupting river flows vital for growing crops from China to India, scientists said yesterday.

At least a third of the ice in the Himalayas and the Hindu Kush will thaw this century as temperatures rise, disrupting river flows vital for growing crops from China to India, scientists said yesterday.

‘Singer hurt the feelings of millions’ – Thai pop group BNK48 apologise for member’s swastika t-shirt

A popular Thai music act has apologised amid a scandal sparked when one of its members wore a shirt showing the swastika flag of Nazi Germany during a performance.

A popular Thai music act has apologised amid a scandal sparked when one of its members wore a shirt showing the swastika flag of Nazi Germany during a performance.

Army vows to ‘crush’ bombers who killed 20 at Catholic church service

The Philippines vowed to destroy those behind twin bombings that killed 20 people during a Sunday church service in the country’s restive south, six days after a referendum on autonomy for the mainly Muslim region returned an overwhelming Yes vote.

The Philippines vowed to destroy those behind twin bombings that killed 20 people during a Sunday church service in the country's restive south, six days after a referendum on autonomy for the mainly Muslim region returned an overwhelming Yes vote.

Kim preparing for second nuclear summit with Trump

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has ordered preparations for a second summit with US President Donald Trump, saying he’ll “wait with patience and in good faith” to work toward a common goal, the North’s state media reported yesterday.

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has ordered preparations for a second summit with US President Donald Trump, saying he'll "wait with patience and in good faith" to work toward a common goal, the North's state media reported yesterday.

Kim bio-weapon threat grows

North Korea’s biological weapons pose a more serious military threat than its nuclear programme, according to defence analysts, while intelligence assessments have identified a sharp increase in internet searches originating in North Korea for “advance…

North Korea's biological weapons pose a more serious military threat than its nuclear programme, according to defence analysts, while intelligence assessments have identified a sharp increase in internet searches originating in North Korea for "advanced gene and germ research".

Model in US election meddling probe admits ‘sex training’

A model from Belarus who claimed last year she had evidence of Russian involvement in helping elect US President Donald Trump pleaded guilty yesterday in a Thai court in a case related to holding a sex training seminar.

A model from Belarus who claimed last year she had evidence of Russian involvement in helping elect US President Donald Trump pleaded guilty yesterday in a Thai court in a case related to holding a sex training seminar.