Shooting in a kindergarten, at least 31 victims: Children among the dead VIDEO/PHOTOS

According to the latest information, the attacker committed suicide after escaping.
As reported by foreign media, the victims include both children and adults.
According to unofficial information, the attacker allegedly shot and stabbed adults and children.

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China sending fighter jets to Thailand for joint exercises

The Chinese air force is sending fighter jets and bombers to Thailand for a joint exercise with the Thai military on Sunday.

The training will include air support, strikes on ground targets and small- and large-scale troop deployment, the Chinese Defense Ministry said in a statement posted on its website.

Promising future of ASEAN, Türkiye relations: Op-ed

8th August 2022 marks an important occasion of the 55th anniversary of ASEAN (the Association of Southeast Asian Nations), an intergovernmental organization of 10 member states in Southeast Asia (Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Viet Nam), founded in Bangkok in 1967.

Thailand drops registration for visitors

Thailand is lifting a pre-arrival registration requirement for foreign visitors that was seen as onerous and a drag on the recovery for its ailing tourism industry.

The government's COVID-19 center also said on June 17 that an outdoor mask mandate would be dropped as of July 1 except in crowded venues.

The mask mandate was not controversial in Thailand and generally obeyed.