Local news

Angry husband kills wife’s lover, beats her up

A 62-year-old man was arrested this morning (Feb. 8) after following his wife to a rendezvous with her lover at a forest in Ubon Ratchathani Province and killing his rival and also badly beating up his wife, Sanook.com said. At 10.30 a.m.Pol. Lt.Kittisak Tikanam, a deputy inspector at Samrong police station, Samrong district, together with

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Local news

Thanathorn off the hook as court revokes vaccine video clip order

THE Criminal Court today (Feb. 8) revoked a previous order suspending a video clip Progressive Movement leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit had released on social media questioning the government’s coronavirus vaccine policy as sought by the the Digital Economy and Society Ministry, Thai Rath newspaper said. The earlier court order had instructed Thananthorn to suspend the video,

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Coronavirus

Daily Covid count drops further to 186

THE total number of coronavirus cases plunged again today (Feb. 8) with 186 new patients emerging and taking the cumulative total to 23,557, Siam Rath newspaper said. The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration’s (CCSA’s) assistant spokeswoman Dr. Apisamai Srirangsan said of today’s 186 cases 176 were domestic and ten were overseas travellers arriving here. Two

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Local news

Facebook videos capture shots at Myanmar protests demanding release of Aung San Suu Kyi

(Yangon) Footage has emerged of onlookers ducking for cover as shots are fired at protests in a town in Myanmar’s southeast against a military coup, demanding the release of deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi. Live videos posted to Facebook on Sunday afternoon show people hiding as armed, uniformed soldiers move up the street to

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Technology World news

Star Wars tensions rise as rival Mars probes on collision course

The skies above Mars will witness some startling aeronautical displays in the next few days when three rival space robot probes reach the red planet after journeying for millions of miles across space. The United Arab Emirates’ probe Hope orbiter will arrive first, on Tuesday, (tomorrow) followed by China’s Tianwen-1 spacecraft the next day. Finally,

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Analysis World news

The world’s bad guys are winning. Is anyone going to stand up to them?

  Blame Joe Biden for not stepping in more quickly, or Donald Trump for encouraging authoritarian rulers. Blame Barack Obama for lifting sanctions. Easier still, blame China for propping up a military junta and putting profit before people. The International Court of Justice warned of ongoing genocide, but nobody was saved. UN security council members

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