Bangkok Post – Having second thoughts
After a day of quiet contemplation during the 2,600th anniversary of the Lord Buddha’s enlightenment, the government is thinking of putting off the reconciliation bills entirely for at least two months.
Bangkok Post – PTT to pump it up
Thailand’s biggest oil and gas conglomerate says it’s time to open petro stations in Myanmar, and beat the foreign competition to the pumps.
bbc.co.uk – Beacons ignited to mark Jubilee
The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee festivities continue with thousands of beacons lit in the UK and a concert at Buckingham Palace.
bbc.co.uk – Prince Philip taken to hospital
The Duke of Edinburgh missed the Diamond Jubilee concert after being taken to hospital with a bladder infection.
bbc.co.uk – Weeks to save euro, says Soros
Billionaire investor George Soros warns European leaders they have a “three-month window” to save the euro.
bbc.co.uk – Vietnam extends US soldier hunt
Vietnam opens up new areas to teams searching for US soldiers missing from the Vietnam War, as US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta visits the country.
bbc.co.uk – Shares drop again on weak US data
Stock markets fall after weaker-than-expected jobs data from the US on Friday triggered concerns about the global economic recovery.