Assistant film director in police custody on sexual assault charges

An assistant film director, whose name is being withheld, is currently in police custody on charges of committing an indecent act on a male aged under 18.   The suspect was arrested by officials of the Department of Special Investigation and police from Bang Bua Thong district in Nonthaburi in front of a film studio […]

Indonesia Q3 growth rises but remains below forecasts

Indonesia’s economic growth accelerated in the third quarter of 2022 on the back of strong exports and domestic consumption, official data showed on Monday, but it remained below forecasts.   It was the biggest jump for Southeast Asia’s largest economy in more than a year, rising from 5.44 percent in the second quarter to 5.72 […]

Ukraine to Sign Key ASEAN Peace Pact

STATE DEPARTMENT — Ukraine is boosting its ties with Southeast Asian nations, signing a key foreign relations pact with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) later this week in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.   Ukrainian Minister of Foreign Affairs Dmytro Kuleba is expected to sign, in person, the so-called Instrument of Accession to the Treaty […]

Vietnam struggles to break one of world’s biggest coal addictions

Despite Vietnam’s solar boom and ambitious climate targets, the fast-growing economy is struggling to quit dirty energy — leaving one of the world’s biggest coal power programmes largely intact.   During the COP26 climate summit last year, the government boldly promised to end the construction of new coal plants and phase out the dirtiest of […]

Heavy penalties for those who shoot guns into the air on Loy Krathong

Loy Krathong revellers are warned not to fire guns into the air, otherwise they could face heavy penalties, ranging from five years in prison and/or a fine of up to 10,000 baht on conviction. The penalties increase to 10 years in prison and a 200,000 baht fine if a falling bullet causes death, said spokesman […]

Innovative ASIC CPU Drives Record-Setting Server Performance

Alchip Teams with Synopsys to Meet 400-Watt Power Challenge San Jose, CA, Nov. 07, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — In a paper presented at the TSMC North America Open Innovation Platform Forum, Alchip Technologies and Synopsys showed how collaborative design expertise, EDA tools, and high-quality IP had created a record-setting, high-performance artificial intelligence enabled data center […]