With little fanfare, the Cabinet on Tuesday endorsed sweeping new powers for police to monitor mobilephone conversations and access mobile apps – but police promised that ordinary people would not be affected, because the authorities would only target criminals accused of grave offences.
Students of Chulalongkorn University's Faculty of Medicine and the Poh Teck Tung Foundation hosted a ceremony on Wednesday to show their respect and place 295 human cadavers – which Thai medical students would refer to as Ajarn Yai (great teachers) – in coffins at the university's Padtayapatana Building in Bangkok.
Phnom Penh - Cambodia on Tuesday said it will renegotiate a deal with Washington where convicted criminals with Cambodian heritage are deported to the Southeast Asian nation, retracting an earlier statement that the deportations had been suspended.
Thailand’s embassies and consulates around the world will host ceremonies on the day of His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Aduyadej’s cremation in October so that Thai expatriates can join in the historic event, Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson Busadee Santipitak said on Wednesday.
Narcotics Suppression Bureau police in a sting operation in Phetchaburi’s Tha Yang district on Wednesday arrested three people and seized 60,000 yaba pills, five mobile phones and a pistol with seven rounds of ammunition.