Vanilla Ice Gets Burned Over Coronavirus Hotspot Gig In Austin,

UPDATE: 3:05 p.m. ― Vanilla Ice announced Thursday he will postpone his Friday show in Austin, Texas, after poor ticket sales and criticism of the rapper for performing during the coronavirus pandemic. PREVIOUSLY: Vanilla Ice is catching heat over his planned gig in a coronavirus hot spot. The rapper, best known for his ’90s hit “Ice […]Read More

Domestic flights soar at Chiang Mai airport

Domestic flights soar at Chiang Mai airport published : 2 Jul 2020 at 16:43 Passengers arrive at Chiang Mai airport on Thursday, where the number of domestic flights has almost doubled. (Photo: Phanumet Tanraksa) CHIANG MAI: The number of domestic flights at Chiang Mai airport has risen more than 50% since Covid-19 restrictions began to […]Read More

5,600 racers caught in 11 days

Dozens of motorcycles seized from illegal street racers are on display at the Provincial Police Region 1 in Chatuchak district of Bangkok on Thursday. (Photo: Pattarapong Chatpattarasill) Police arrested more than 5,600 street racers and seized over 17,700 bikes in 11 days after the night curfew was lifted. The police ramped up efforts to crack […]Read More

Hundreds Of Former Bush Officials Form New Super PAC To

Hundreds of Republicans who worked for former President George W. Bush have united to form a political action committee to help Democratic candidate Joe Biden beat President Donald Trump in November.  Karen Kirksey, director of the 43 Alumni for Biden super PAC and former USDA official under Bush, said the Republican Party had ”morphed into a cult […]Read More

Planks seized from temple, abbot disappears

Many illegally processed wood planks are found in the compound of Wat Nong Phla Sew in Sai Yok district, Kanchanaburi during a search on Thursday. (Photo: The Royal Forestry Department) KANCHANABURI: More than 500 illegally processed wood planks were seized from a temple in Sai Yok district while the abbot disappeared during a search on […]Read More

Museum or mosque? Top Turkey court to rule on Hagia

Hagia Sophia has been a church and a mosque and is currently a museum ISTANBUL – Turkey’s top court convened Thursday to consider whether Istanbul’s emblematic landmark and former church Hagia Sophia can be redesignated as a mosque, a ruling which could inflame tensions with the West. The Council of State evaluated a case brought […]Read More

Hong Kong businesses back new security law despite fears

Analysts and members of the business community have said the law could add to the risk and complexity of doing business in Hong Kong, but it is unlikely to spark a mass exodus of foreign firms. HONG KONG: China’s new security law has sent fear coursing through many Hong Kong residents, but the city’s commercial […]Read More

Widened spur for domestic tourism ahead: Somkid

Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak on Wednesday (Bangkok Post photo) The government is considering introducing new economic measures to boost consumption and help businesses and debtors cope with the impact of the coronavirus outbreak, Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak said on Thursday. The government plans to expand a recently announced package to spur domestic tourism, […]Read More