- Newsmaker: Thai PM, coup-maker and ballad composer, dealt setback by suspension, article with galleryAsia Pacific ·
August 25, 2022 · 12:14 AM UTC
For eight years, nothing seemed to shake the hold on power for Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, who first came to office in a 2014 coup and has survived a hotly disputed election, mass street protests and four no-confidence votes.
- Asia PacificPhilippines reports three deaths from tropical storm Ma-On
Tropical storm Ma-On caused three deaths in the Philippines, its disaster agency reported on Thursday, with the storm currently headed towards southeastern China.