Thailand to limit much criticized practice of shackling inmates
Thailand officially announced that it will end shackling inmates with iron chains and bars at maximum-security Bang Kwang Central Prison in Nonthaburi, ending a century-old practice which draws ire among rights groups as a human rights violation.
Central Group plans B90bln ($3bln) investment in three years
The Central Group of Companies is poised to explore new business and investment opportunities at home and elsewhere in Asean. A minimum of 30 billion baht has been earmarked for expansion during each of these next three years, according to a recent press briefing.