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Thai princess apologises after being disqualified from PM run

The Thai king’s sister, disqualified this week by the Election Commission from running for prime minister, apologised for causing ‘problems’ for the Thai people ahead of next month’s election, the country’s first since a 2014 coup. Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya Sirivadhana Barnavadi’s comments late on Tuesday came a day after the ...

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Canadian PM fires envoy to China amid Huawei controversy

International Desk : In an unprecedented move, Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau on Saturday said he had fired his ambassador to China, who prompted a political furore with comments about Huawei’s high-profile extradition case. John McCallum had embarrassed Trudeau’s liberal government by saying Huawei Technologies Co Limited chief financial officer ...

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21 dead as twin bombing hits southern Philippines church

Intarnational Desk : Twin bombings during a church service in the southern Philippines killed at least 21 people and wounded 71, security officials said, days after a referendum on autonomy for the mainly Muslim region returned an overwhelming ‘yes’ vote. The first explosion went off inside the cathedral in Jolo, ...

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