Thai beauty queen fired as Mental Health Ambassador over political comments

Thailand’s Mental Health Department decided today (Tuesday) to drop Miss Universe Thailand 2020 Amanda Obdam as its brand ambassador over her online political comments, only after a week of her appointment. Citing concerns over an intensifying political conflict in the country, the department’s abrupt action followed growing criticism of her appointment as the beauty queen […]

Thai police vow decisive legal action over torching of King’s portrait at Khlong Prem prison

Metropolitan police deputy commissioner Pol Maj-Gen Piya Tavichai has vowed to “prosecute to the fullest extent of the law” the three suspects responsible for torching His Majesty the King’s portrait located at the front of Khlong Prem prison early Sunday morning. Describing the incident as serious and having hurt the feelings of the Thai people, […]

Tea enjoyed by Hanoians

In the days between the end of Autumn and the beginning of Winter, when the first monsoon winds come, we enjoy a cup of tea together with our friends to better feel life and the outstanding cultural features in tea enjoyment by Hanoians. For four thousand years, ancient Vietnamese knew how to scent tea with […]

Drama Cafe – A New Style in Ho Chi Minh City

Drama Cafe is a new style which is favoured by the youth in Ho Chi Minh City. It is a form of drama performed in a unique space of the cafe, giving an unforgettable experience to the audience. Curious about this new form of art, we visited Duong Nhu Cafe at 305/16 Le Van Sy, […]

ASEAN to Hold Talks on Myanmar Political Crisis

Members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, are holding talks Tuesday to discuss the worsening political crisis in Myanmar. Foreign ministers representing each of ASEAN’s 10-member nations, which includes Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam, will hold talks via videoconference with their counterpart from member nation Myanmar. Singapore […]

ASEAN Urges Peaceful Solution to Myanmar Coup Standoff

Members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) pushed for the release of Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi and a return to democracy after meeting Tuesday on the state of the country. “Restoring democracy back on track must be pursued,” Retno Marsudi, Indonesia’s foreign minister, said. The comments follow Myanmar’s February […]