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  • Thailand and China join forces for lunar and space research

    Thailand and China join forces for lunar and space research

    Thailand and China have taken a significant leap towards space exploration, establishing initial agreements for collaboration on the peaceful use of outer space and international lunar research stations. These pacts were announced by the China National Space Administration (CNSA). The intent behind these Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) is the formation of a joint working group, focused on space exploration and…

  • Boy reports father’s illegal gun after threat over studies in China

    Boy reports father’s illegal gun after threat over studies in China

    In a dramatic turn of events, an 11 year old boy from Guizhou province, in China, called the police on his father after being threatened with punishment for his reluctance to study. The situation escalated when the boy feared retribution for his academic disinterest, leading him to report his father’s illegal gun as a self-made firearm. The young student, enrolled…

  • Beijing woman sues ex-lover after spending 20 million baht

    Beijing woman sues ex-lover after spending 20 million baht

    A love-struck woman’s infatuation with a charismatic taxi driver led to a legal showdown after the revelation of his secret double life. The Beijing resident spent over 20 million baht on gifts and cash for Wang throughout their relationship, only to discover his deception. In March 2019, a successful clothing store owner in Beijing, Li, instantly fell for a taxi…

  • Thai durians go hi-tech with Tencent

    Thai durians go hi-tech with Tencent

    Thai trade representative Narumon Pinyosinwat held talks with a Tencent executive in Hong Kong, alongside a representative from Shanghai East Best Foreign Trade (SEBFT), a leading durian importer from China. In a post-meeting address to the press, Narumon revealed a monumental deal: SEBFT committed to purchasing a staggering 3,000 containers of Thai durians, amounting to a whopping 10 billion baht.…

  • Surin man travels 2,589 kilometres to witness snow in China

    Surin man travels 2,589 kilometres to witness snow in China

    A young man from Surin Province completed a daring journey from Thailand to China, spanning a staggering 2,589 kilometres. Riding a Honda Wave motorcycle through rugged terrain, the man embarked on this adventure to fulfil his dream of riding through snow, a quest that took seven days to complete, starting on March 17. The man who goes by the name…

  • Hong Kong: 14 year old student arrested for attack on classmate (video)

    Hong Kong: 14 year old student arrested for attack on classmate (video)

    In Hong Kong, a 14 year old student has been apprehended by law enforcement in Sham Shui Po district on suspicion of assault causing bodily harm. Officials disclosed that the arrest stems from an incident that unfolded last Friday within the Cheung Sha Wan area, where a 13 year old boy fell victim to an attack by a classmate. The…

  • Chinese woman exposed in 50 million baht grey market scam

    Chinese woman exposed in 50 million baht grey market scam

    A young Chinese woman who rose to social media fame with her tale of rural hardship, amassing over 3.86 million followers, has been revealed to be part of a deceptive grey business that profited over 50 million baht. The young woman, 20 year old Liang San Mingyang captivated millions with her stories of poverty and struggle. However, suspicions arose as discrepancies…

  • Hong Kong national security law tightens its grip

    Hong Kong national security law tightens its grip

    Hong Kong’s lawmakers unanimously greenlit a new national security law, unleashing a wave of concerns over the erosion of civil liberties. The legislation, dubbed the Safeguarding National Security Bill, sailed through the Legislative Council, stacked with Beijing loyalists, in a move critics condemn as a hammer blow to dissenting voices. The controversial law, reminiscent of Beijing’s grip on power, arms…

  • Thai envoy unveils plan for Taiwanese investment boom

    Thai envoy unveils plan for Taiwanese investment boom

    In an exclusive interview with CNA on Tuesday, the executive director of the Thailand Trade and Economic Office (TTEO), declared the nation’s readiness for an influx of Taiwanese investment, particularly in electronic manufacturing and construction projects. Narong Boonsatheanwong highlighted Thailand’s emergence as a Southeast Asian electronics manufacturing powerhouse, with a burgeoning global reputation for printed circuit board (PCB) production. Drawing…

  • Hong Kong pet owners among top spenders in Asia-Pacific

    Hong Kong pet owners among top spenders in Asia-Pacific

    The pet industry in Hong Kong is witnessing steady growth, with pet owners investing nearly HK$700,000 (3.2 million baht) on average in their pets’ lifetimes. This positions them as one of the top spenders in the Asia-Pacific region’s pet care sector. According to a survey conducted by OneDegree, a pet insurance company, 526 pet owners in Hong Kong were found…

  • Gas explosion in China destroys restaurant, leaves one dead (video)

    Gas explosion in China destroys restaurant, leaves one dead (video)

    A suspected gas leak wreaked havoc at a restaurant in Hebei, northern China, causing a devastating blast that tore through buildings, wrecked cars and left one dead and 22 injured, as reported by state media and authorities today. According to CCTV News, the injured victims were swiftly transported to hospital following the explosion, which occurred around 8am in Sanhe County,…

  • Chinese man discovers forgotten bank deposit of 1.5 million baht

    Chinese man discovers forgotten bank deposit of 1.5 million baht

    A 70 year old Chinese man recently discovered a long-forgotten bank deposit of 1.5 million baht, originally made 20 years ago, that had accumulated a significant amount of interest. Managing personal finances varies from person to person but it’s critical to remember where your savings are deposited. A 70 year old man from China received a phone call from his…

  • Baby bodies found in glass bottles in Hong Kong flat

    Baby bodies found in glass bottles in Hong Kong flat

    In a grim and chilling revelation, Hong Kong police apprehended two individuals believed to be the parents of two infants whose bodies were uncovered in separate glass bottles within a rented flat. Chief Inspector Au Yeung Tak, heading the New Territories North unit, disclosed today that the distressing find was made around 10am yesterday by a cleaner commissioned by the…

  • Thai Night Hong Kong 2024 returns with global partnerships

    Thai Night Hong Kong 2024 returns with global partnerships

    The Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP), under Thailand’s Ministry of Commerce, is abuzz with excitement as Thai Night Hong Kong 2024 approaches. Themed Inspiring Thailand, the event, scheduled for next Monday, March 11 at FILMART, aims to shine a spotlight on the remarkable achievements of the Thai entertainment industry. Presided over by Her Royal Highness Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya Sirivadhana Barnavadi,…

  • Father throws young son from Hong Kong shopping centre rooftop

    Father throws young son from Hong Kong shopping centre rooftop

    A seven year old boy narrowly escaped death after his father, burdened by debt and despair, attempted a gruesome murder-suicide at a bustling Hong Kong shopping centre. The young primary two pupil is in critical condition, fighting for his life at Queen Elizabeth Hospital’s intensive care unit following the harrowing ordeal, which unfolded atop the six-storey Kowloon City Plaza. Security…

  • China aims for 5% growth amid economic slowdown

    China aims for 5% growth amid economic slowdown

    China is poised to set its growth target for the year at about 5%, according to a government work report obtained by Bloomberg News. This growth target hints at the possibility of the government introducing more stimulus to boost the economy’s confidence, which is currently slowing. Premier Li Qiang is expected to disclose the annual gross domestic product (GDP) goal…

  • Hong Kong Express launches ultra-cheap route to Bangkok

    Hong Kong Express launches ultra-cheap route to Bangkok

    Hong Kong Express announced its latest venture: a brand-new route from Hong Kong to Bangkok’s Don Mueang International Airport (DMK), scheduled to take flight on April 25. Confirming the exciting development, the airline took to its Facebook page to share the news, revealing that the daily service will complement its existing flights to Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport, along with popular destinations…

  • Cargo ship ploughs into bridge in Guangzhou, China (video)

    Cargo ship ploughs into bridge in Guangzhou, China (video)

    Chaos erupted as a colossal cargo ship collided with a vital bridge spanning the Pearl River in Guangzhou, China. The city, located in the southern region, was rattled this morning when the vessel smashed into the Lixinsha bridge, propelling vehicles into the murky depths below. Authorities swiftly descended upon the scene, scrambling to manage traffic pandemonium while launching a full-scale…

  • Young girl amasses over 50,000 baht in locked piggy bank

    Young girl amasses over 50,000 baht in locked piggy bank

    A young girl’s diligent savings efforts culminated in an unexpected revelation when firefighters were summoned to unlock her iron piggy bank, discovering over 50,000 baht inside. The heartwarming incident unfolded in the southwestern Chinese province of Yunnan, where the young saver had persistently deposited money received from adults over four years into the rectangular iron bank, which lacked a withdrawal…

  • Hong Kong woman strips naked on street during breakup argument

    Hong Kong woman strips naked on street during breakup argument

    Footage surfaced showing a woman running naked across a Hong Kong street late at night on Monday, followed by a man picking up clothes she discarded along the way. The video, which swiftly went viral, captures a couple’s argument that escalated into a shocking public display on the streets of Tuen Mun in Hong Kong. It begins with the man…

  • Chinese man flies home in personal aircraft for Lunar New Year

    Chinese man flies home in personal aircraft for Lunar New Year

    The Chinese online community has been captivated by an image of a father and his young daughter taking a unique approach to returning home for the Chinese New Year: flying in a personal aircraft. The Lunar New Year, a time when millions undertake the arduous journey home, often leads to congested roads and transportation systems. To avoid this annual ordeal,…

  • Taiwan halts group tours to China amid escalating tensions

    Taiwan halts group tours to China amid escalating tensions

    Travel agents in Taiwan have been ordered to cease organising new group tours to China as tensions between Beijing and Taipei continue to escalate. Despite China reopening its borders to other popular tourist destinations post-pandemic, Taiwan remains excluded from the list of approved destinations for Chinese nationals. Since the end of the pandemic, China has gradually allowed its citizens to…

  • Hong Kong ex-student leader clashes with court judge over political statements

    Hong Kong ex-student leader clashes with court judge over political statements

    A former student leader involved in the 2019 Hong Kong protests faced a dramatic courtroom clash with the judge as she attempted to make political statements during her trial for rioting. Althea Suen’s impassioned plea was repeatedly interrupted, leading to a tense showdown at the West Kowloon Law Courts Building, Hong Kong. Suen, former head of the University of Hong…

  • Mountain ride at Hong Kong Disneyland malfunctions, 12 rescued

    Mountain ride at Hong Kong Disneyland malfunctions, 12 rescued

    At Hong Kong Disneyland, 12 thrill-seekers found themselves stranded on the iconic rollercoaster Hyperspace Mountain as it ground to an abrupt halt. Authorities sprang into action as police and fire services rushed to the scene following distress calls at precisely 3.16pm local time (2.16pm Thailand time) this afternoon. Despite the harrowing situation, there were no injuries reported and no smoke or…

  • Chinese New Year ang pao tradition favors lucky numbers in 2024

    Chinese New Year ang pao tradition favors lucky numbers in 2024

    As Chinese New Year approaches, the customary exchange of red envelopes, known as ang pao, becomes a focal point of the festivities. These monetary gifts, traditionally given to children and younger family members, symbolise good luck and are meant to ward off evil spirits. The art of giving ang pao is steeped in tradition and superstition, with certain numbers believed…

  • Chinese activist’s death sentence shatters Sino-Australian accord

    Chinese activist’s death sentence shatters Sino-Australian accord

    Hopes of a swift reconciliation between Australia and China were shattered on Monday when a Beijing court handed down a death sentence to Australian citizen Yang Hengjun, a prominent pro-democracy activist and writer born in China. The court’s verdict, on February 5, which found Yang guilty of espionage, stunned Australia, especially considering the recent release of Australian journalist Cheng Lei…

  • Australian actor Gregory Rivers dies in Hong Kong, suspected suicide

    Australian actor Gregory Rivers dies in Hong Kong, suspected suicide

    Tributes flooded in for the late Australian actor Gregory Charles Rivers following the news of his suspected suicide at his residence in Clear Water Bay, Hong Kong last Friday, February 2. The Hong Kong TV drama icon, discovered near a tray of burning charcoal at his home in Tai Au Mun Village, left a void in the hearts of his…

  • Update: Hong Kong disappointed over Lionel Messi’s no-show

    Update: Hong Kong disappointed over Lionel Messi’s no-show

    Lionel Messi’s failure to grace the pitch in Hong Kong left droves of fans disheartened, but the football icon has hinted at a potential return, this time on the Tokyo turf. The star’s absence during the highly anticipated match at Hong Kong Stadium not only disappointed supporters but also sparked a PR crisis for his Major League Soccer side and…

  • Lionel Messi arrives in Hong Kong for friendly match

    Lionel Messi arrives in Hong Kong for friendly match

    Lionel Messi’s arrival in Hong Kong has sent football fever soaring in the region, as the mighty maestro and his Inter Miami cohorts landed at Hong Kong International Airport on their private jet. The football sensation’s visit, delayed by Riyadh Airport hiccups, has the city buzzing with anticipation. The team, fresh from two encounters against Saudi clubs in Riyadh, touched down…

  • Thailand to expect 1 million tourists from China and Hong Kong during CNY

    Thailand to expect 1 million tourists from China and Hong Kong during CNY

    Alipay+ reported a prediction from the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) that nearly 1 million foreign tourists, primarily from China and Hong Kong, are poised to flood into Thailand during the upcoming Chinese New Year, unleashing a potential economic windfall of 28.4 billion baht. Trip.com shared the staggering numbers, highlighting the skyrocketing outbound travel bookings from China leading up to…