The government plans to set up public booths for mourners taking part in the His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Aduyadej’s cremation in October to lay traditional wooden funeral flowers, Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said on Wednesday.
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.
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