It was bottoms up for a Chinese passenger during a layover at Beijing airport earlier this week, who chugged an entire bottle of US$200 Rémy Martin XO Excellence cognac because officers barred her from bringing it onboard.
More than a week has passed since the Erawan Shrine bombing, and officials have yet to bring the culprit to justice despite releasing a composite sketch of the main suspect and asking Interpol for assistance. Just hours after the bombing, though, many on Thai social media appeared to think they had the case solved.
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — India and the United Nations are appealing for peace in Nepal, where hundreds of security forces are patrolling a western town after ethnic protesters demanding statehood attacked police a day earlier, leaving 11 people dead.
BANGKOK (AP) — Bangkok city hall has rejected criticism from the national police chief, who said the probe into last week’s deadly bombing has been hindered by broken security cameras.
SINGAPORE (AP) — Singapore’s government has announced that it will hold a general election on September 11.
Hong Kong student protest leader Joshua Wong faces new charges
Thu, Aug 27, 2015 6:10PM UTC
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Thu, Aug 27, 2015 5:08PM UTC
China detains 11 over deadly Tianjin port blast
Thu, Aug 27, 2015 2:59PM UTC