World news

Myanmar military coup supporters rampage in Yangon

By Reuters Staff, published by US News & World Report SUPPORTERS of Myanmar’s military, some armed with knives and clubs, others firing catapults and throwing stones, attacked opponents of the Feb. 1 coup today (Feb. 25), while Southeast Asian neighbours looked for ways to end the crisis. Myanmar has been in turmoil since the army

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Local news

Chuan: Five MPs given jail terms are all out

PARLIAMENT President Chuan Leepai said today (Feb. 25) that five MPs, among them three ministers, who were sentenced to imprisonment without bail have to immediately vacate their positions, Thai Rath newspaper said. The five of them are Mr. Buddhipongse Punnakanta, former digital economy and society minister, Mr. Nataphol Teepsuwan, former education minister, both MPs of

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Coronavirus

Chaing Mai lifts checkpoints as daily Covid count again below a hundred

AS the coronavirus count has stayed low for many days now, with today’s (Feb. 25) tally being 72, Chiang Mai has now removed all entry checkpoints, Sanook.com said. This northern city’s Communicable Diseases Committee relaxed entry controls to allow people to again live a normal life after not having any coronavirus cases for 43 consecutive

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