Duterte-Critic Journalist Ressa Convicted in Philippines Libel Case

MANILA – High-profile Philippine journalist Maria Ressa was convicted Monday in a cyber libel case that press freedom advocates have branded a ploy to silence critics of President Rodrigo Duterte. The verdict was handed down in a Manila courtroom against Ressa, who heads the news site Rappler, and she will be allowed to post bail.   […]

Kazakhstan resuming international flights to various countries

Kazakhstan has made a decision to resume international flights to a number of countries, Trend reports with reference to Kazakhstan’s Civil Aviation Committee. The flights will be gradually resumed to Turkey, China, South Korea, Thailand, Georgia and Japan as of Jun. 20, 2020. “The number of flights on international routes will be based on existing intergovernmental agreements […]

Highways Department to improve bus shelters in Si Sa Ket province

The chief of the Highways Department has promised to make changes to several bus shelters, along the Si Sa Ket-Wang Hin highway, after they were criticized on social media for being impractical. Mr. Saravuth Songvilai said today that he has ordered officials to install awnings on the front and back of the bus shelters, to […]