BANGKOK (The Straits Times/ANN) - Monarch, set to be crowned by year end, has taken control and asserted his influence.
Drapes are being carefully hung around royal portraits and saplings primed for planting in the ground. At the stroke of noon today, 21-gun salutes will ring out from Bangkok as Thailand marks the birthday of a new monarch for the first time in seven decades.
Deputy pm Wissanu clarifies that land plots, condos, houses and bank deposits of ex-premier have been temporarily blocked.
HOUSES, CONDOMINIUMS and 37 land plots belonging to former premier Yingluck Shinawatra have been frozen by the Department of Legal Execution as part of the government’s civil liability lawsuit seeking Bt35-billion compensation over her alleged wrongdoing in her government’s rice-pledging scheme. The combined value of the properties has not been disclosed, according to Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam.
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- U.S. President Donald Trump and Hon Hai chief Terry Gou announced Wednesday that the Taiwanese tech giant would build a massive new display plant in Wisconsin. Here are five things to know about the deal:
SEAN-Korea Centre to organize the ASEAN Art Exhibition (25 July-20 August 2017) -
Seoul, Korea – The ASEAN-Korea Centre (Secretary General Kim Young-sun) will organize the ASEAN Art Exhibition from 25 July to 20 August 2017 at Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP), Seoul, Korea. The Exhibition will feature over 60 diverse artworks, ranging from oil paintings to installation art, by 30 young artists from the 10 ASEAN Member States, and will be held in conjunction with the 2017 Asian Students Young Artists Art Festival (ASYAAF 2017).