Thailand Daily News (Bangkok Post)

  • Central Plains brace for severe floods
    Communities living along the Chao Phraya River in Central Plains areas are suffering as run-off from the river continues to rise. ... Read more
  • Asean defence chiefs to discuss terrorism, N.Korea
    CLARK, Philippines: Southeast Asian defence ministers are expected to discuss terrorism, South China Sea territorial disputes, and North Korea missile and nuclear threats when they meet Monday in Pampanga province, north Manila, according to a meeting document. ... Read more
  • Abe's ruling bloc wins, Japan set to amend constitution
    TOKYO: Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition is certain to retain a two-thirds majority in Sunday's House of Representatives election, according to early returns, providing it with the impetus to press ahead with debate on a first-ever amendment to the Japanese constitution. ... Read more
  • India, China face off over Rohingya
    DHAKA: India's foreign minister said Sunday that Myanmar must take back Rohingya Muslims to resolve one of Asia's largest refugee crises in decades. ... Read more
  • Flights cancelled as killer Typhoon Lan slams into central Japan
    TOKYO: Powerful Typhoon Lan made landfall on the Pacific coast of central Japan early Monday, leaving at least two dead as it battered a wide area with heavy rain and strong winds. ... Read more
  • Mugabe 'un-appointed' as WHO goodwill ambassador
    JOHANNESBURG: The head of the World Health Organisation revoked his appointment of Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe as a "goodwill ambassador" on Sunday after the choice drew widespread outrage and criticism. Zimbabwe's government said it respected the turnabout and that the UN health agency "benefited tremendously" from the attention. ... Read more
  • Liverpool, Everton fall to north London sides
    LONDON: Final score: North London 9, Merseyside 3. ... Read more
  • Ratchanok beats Yamaguchi to win Denmark Open title
    Ratchanok Intanon took the Denmark Open title in Odense on Sunday after a win over arch-rival Akane Yamaguchi on Sunday. ... Read more
  • African rhino injures poacher in rare reversal of fortunes
    NAIROBI, Kenya: A rhino turned the tables on a suspected poacher in Namibia, charging and injuring the man while he was allegedly tracking it. ... Read more
  • Japan PM Abe's ruling bloc on track for big election win
    TOKYO: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition was on track for a big win in Sunday's election, media exit polls showed, potentially re-energising a push towards his cherished goal of revising the post-war, pacifist constitution. ... Read more