TOKYO ? When she came to life in 1974, she was a kitty without a name, sitting sideways in blue overalls and a big red bow, on a coin purse for Japanese girls.
The government is ready to take long-term measures to help rice and rubber farmers after doling out cash to help them cope with current price slumps, according to Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha.
Getting an iPhone and giving blood are the main features on the last day of October.
Public prosecutors have charged former auditor-general Khunying Jaruvan Maintaka with malfeasance and dereliction of duty for planning a bogus seminar aimed at enabling staff members to claim expenses for an upcountry kathin robe-giving trip about a decade ago.
The Supreme Administrative Court has dismissed a case in which former premier Yingluck Shinawatra was charged with malfeasance for approving the now-defunct water-management plan.
The first result of tests on DNA taken from the son of an influential local leader on Koh Tao have shown no match with DNA found at the scene of the murder of two British tourists in September.
Myanmar President Thein Sein opened unprecedented talks with army top brass and political rivals including Aung San Suu Kyi Friday, as US President Barack Obama called for "inclusive and credible" elections in the country next year.
Deputy Prime Minister MR Pridiyathorn Devakula is the richest person in the Prayut Chan-o-cha cabinet with 1.38 billion baht in debt-free assets, while the prime minister has declared 128 million baht in net assets and a little debt.
SINGAPORE: The government launched a charm offensive targeting 300 top regional business leaders here on Wednesday saying tax incentives that would make Thailand an attractive location for a regional headquarters will be announced within a month.
The result of a DNA test on the son of a village head who was accused of possible involvement in the Koh Tao murders will be known today, as police warned they could take action under the Computer Crime Act if damaging speculation about the case persists.