A bus carrying Myanmar workers fell into a roadside ditch in Samut Sakhon’s Muang district on Sunday morning. Nineteen people, including the bus driver Sompong Yaiwan, suffered minor injuries.
“While I was driving on Rama II Road, I felt as if my bus had got into a hole and so I tried to steer my vehicle out. But I ended up losing control and the bus overturned and fell into the ditch,” Sompong said.
PAG-ASA ISLAND, South China Sea (The Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - The Philippine government is planning improvements on an island that sits in disputed waters to turn it into a tourist destination.
BANGKOK -- All the magic of marionettes will light up Bangkok later this week as more than 400 puppeteers from eight ASEAN countries put on shows guaranteed to keep spectators spellbound.
Brought to Thailand at the initiative of the Culture Ministry, the ASEAN Puppet Festival 2017 celebrates the long history of this art form while stimulating exchanges of knowledge among the member countries.
MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - China and the Asean are “moving forward in the right direction and making good progress toward coming up with a framework” according to the Philippines’ top envoy.
MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Fewer Filipinos remain supportive of President Rodrigo Duterte’s brutal war on drugs as they express worry that they may be victim of extrajudicial killings already linked to the antinarcotics campaign.
HANOI (Viet Nam News/ANN) — Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam on Tuesday lauded military-run telecom giant Viettel for doing “what seemed impossible,” by launching its 4G services nationwide in just six months.