MANILA: The unclaimed bodies of 70 inmates at the Philippines’ largest and most congested prison were buried on Friday, several weeks after justice authorities discovered decomposing bodies.
Police summon a former police officer and two women for questioning about hidden assets of alleged Chinese triad leader “Tuhao", who is accused of involvement in the drug trade.
Highway 304 in Prachin Buri was reported to have reopened to traffic on Friday afternoon after being blocked on Thursday night by a burning container truck in the north-bound lane of Khao Yai-Thap Lan tunnel.
Thai fuel consumption rose by 15.4% year-on-year in the first 10 months of 2022 as the pandemic eased, driven by an upsurge in jet fuel demand, according to the Department of Energy Business.
PATTAYA: A 10-year-old runaway has been sent to a detention centre in Rayong province after he and another boy were photographed smoking marijuana from a hookah at a pier in south Pattaya last week.
The reimposition of a financial transaction tax on share sales in the local stock market will create fairness in tax collection and reduce inequality, and should not have a big impact on the market, Finance Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith said on Friday.
DOHA: Japan coach Hajime Moriyasu said that his side's 2-1 win over Spain was a moment that would make Asian football proud.
Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell provided a clear signal that the central bank is on track to raise interest rates by a half percentage point at its next meeting, stepping down from an unprecedented series of four 0.75-point rate rises aimed at combating high inflation.