Pongsakorn Chankaeo, formerly known as Phra Kato, reported to police on Tuesday to acknowledge an embezzlement charge over the withdrawal of 600,000 baht from a temple in Nakhon Si Thammarat province.
Amendments to two organic laws to accommodate dual-ballot elections are expected to be submitted to Parliament President Chuan Leekpai on May 24, according to Sathit Pitutecha, chairman of the panel scrutinising the two laws.
SONGKHLA: The woman owner of a karaoke shop in Thepha district has been arrested on a charge of trafficking a 13-year-old girl, Provincial Police Region 9 commissioner Pol Lt Gen Nanthadet Yoinual said on Tuesday.
NEW YORK, Ukraine: The four-year-old recognised the low whistle of the Russian artillery shell hurtling toward the Ukrainian town of New York long before his mother had a chance to grab his hand.
The National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) has been asked to investigate two senior officials in Yasothon who allowed Jeeraphan Phetkhao, alias Mor Pla, and a crew of reporters to confront ailing renowned monk Luang Pu Saeng Yanwaro at his monastery.
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said Tuesday that he has decided to shift his official date of birth to the day he was actually born, despite having used the wrong day for a few decades.
The Finance Minister said on Tuesday that the outlook for the economy this year was still good, despite the state planning agency's downgrade in its growth forecast, and he wanted to see a policy rate that still supports the recovery.
PARIS: The bulk of the thousands of Russian soldiers killed in Moscow's onslaught against Ukraine are very young, have poor backgrounds and many are from ethnic minority groups, observers say.
CANNES, France: The red carpet is ready for the opening of the 75th Cannes Film Festival on Tuesday, with Oscar winner Forest Whitaker as the first guest of honour and a French zombie comedy to kick off proceedings.
KYIV, Ukraine: Ukrainian authorities said a rescue mission to extract the last defenders of the Azovstal steelworks in Mariupol was under way on Tuesday, after hundreds of soldiers were evacuated in an earlier operation.