At least 29 people died and four others were seriously injured when a bus went off the Huay Tong Bridge in Phetchabun Province, Thailand.
Thailand reports a record for the fourth consecutive day of 21,838 new cases of COVID-19, thereby bringing the nationwide total of confirmed cases to 736,522. The country also reports a record for the second consecutive day of 212 deaths from COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, thereby bringing the nationwide death toll to 6,066.
After acquitting five Muslim men of murder, Thai judge Kanakorn Pianchana gives a speech complaining of corrupt pressure upon the judiciary, including in this case, to convict without sufficient evidence. He then shoots himself in the chest in court in Yala, but survives. Criticism from judges of the Thai legal system is rare, but rights groups claim Muslims often face trumped-up charges in the region, which is Muslim-majority and suffers from insurgency.
A traffic collision between a minivan and a pickup truck in the Ban Bueng District of Chonburi Province, Thailand kills at least 25 people and leaves 2 others injured. Authorities investigate the cause of the accident.
The Philippines asks the International Court of Arbitration at The Hague to invalidate China's claims to virtually all of the South China Sea. The hearing was attended by observers from Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Thailand, and Vietnam.