EC says 64 parties ready to meet
Sixty-four political parties have accepted an invitation by the Election Commission (EC) to a meeting Tuesday to discuss preparations for the next general election.
More fund sought to pay farmers
The Commerce Ministry will borrow 40 billion baht more from the Central Fund in order to pay rice farmers participating in the government’s rice pledging program.
Filipino devotees re-enact crucifixion in Pampanga, Bulacan
City Of San Fernando, Pampanga – Devotees had themselves nailed to wooden crosses in Barangay San Pedro Cutud and other sites to re-enact the crucifixion of Jesus Christ as thousands of local and foreign spectators watched the bloody annual rites to mark Good Friday in Asia’s largest Roman Catholic nation.
Over half of the country now hit by drought
The Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department (DDPM) on Saturday announced that more than half of the kingdom now is declared drought disaster areas.
Roadside bomb blast injures two patrolmen
Two soldiers were wounded in a roadside bomb explosion in Bacho district of Narathiwat preovince on Thursday.