THE National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) will shortly forward charges to public prosecutors against three former senior officials of the National Office of Buddhism who are accused of stealing money from a temple’s state grants.
THE DEPARTMENT of Special Investigation (DSI) has issued a warning to Thai women planning to work as traditional masseuses in South Korea, following the arrests of key members of a Thai-Korean criminal network soliciting sex workers.
Phuket Zoo will be the new home of Lay Pang, a crocodile caught in Phuket province a few months ago, after lab tests showed that the reptile was an “alien species” and could not be released to the wild.
THAILAND’S GOAL to gradually eradicate plastic waste at sea by 80 million to 160 million kilograms a year by 2021, is expected to be affirmed by Jatuporn Burutpat, chief of the Department of Marine and Coastal Resources, at the upcoming Asean and China Sea Waste Reduction Meeting, to be held in Phuket from November 22-23.
Police will keep an online database of records of DNA samples and fingerprints of some 300,000 inmates nationwide as a preventive measure intended to discourage them from committing crimes again, senior officials said on Friday.