PHUKET: Phuket Airport Director Phet Chan-charoen made a statement on Sunday after mass circulation Thai Rath newspaper reported that an unnamed ex-minster is criticizing the airport for allowing female security staff to use hand-held metal detectors to search monks, instead of strictly limiting that process to male inspectors.
The Finance Ministry is ready to accept a massive loan of up to Bt170 billion to finance the Thai-Chinese high-speed train project pending the Transport Ministry’s final proposal on the controversial scheme, Finance Minister Apisak Tantiworawong says.
PM’s Office Minister Suvit Maesincee said on Monday that he was sure the new laws on national strategy and national reforms would proceed as planned despite any moves aimed at seeking a court ruling on the two bills’ constitutionality.
Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters on Monday draped a black flag over a statue symbolising the city's return to China by Britain, days before a visit by President Xi Jinping to mark 20 years since the handover.
Post-2016 flood relief efforts in southern Thailand carried out by the Bangkok-based Nation Multimedia Group (NMG) Plc and its partners to repair flood-damaged homes and public places and help affected residents, concluded with the last batch of repaired buildings delivered to communities in Nakhon Si Thammarat last week.