N. Korea’s Kim Stresses Self-Sufficient Economy at a Politburo Meeting -KCNA

SEOUL – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attended a meeting of the politburo of the country’s ruling Workers Party, where economic projects including the chemical industry were discussed, state news agency KCNA said on Monday. The two-day meeting comes at a time of economic uncertainty amid the global COVID-19 pandemic that is putting additional […]

Thailand takes live music festival to Zoom amid virus outbreak

Rock fans in Thailand watched their favourite bands play via video-meeting platform Zoom on Sunday as a live music festival went onlineç Public gatherings have been banned in Thailand since mid-March to prevent the spread of coronavirus, but Sunday’s six-hour-long show gave people a chance to see and interact with artists from afar. “My favourite […]

Some of Thailand’s national parks to reopen next week

Some of Thailand’s national parks are to reopen to the public next week, after more than two months of closure to stem the spread of COVID-19. Minister of Natural Resources and Environment, Mr. WoravuthSilpa-archa, said today that the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation is currently assessing the situation at all  parks, including […]

Time for a change: Anti-racism protesters march across US

Tens of thousands of peaceful protesters rallied for racial justice Saturday in cities across the United States following the death of George Floyd, as the movement triggered by his killing at police hands entered a second weekend. Protests took place from New York to Los Angeles but Washington was at the epicenter, as thousands of […]