The urgency to pass the bill was driven by airline passengers’ growing complaints against carriers.
“The case is now concluded. Perpetrators are members of a human-smuggling network,” said police chief Somyot Poompunmuang.
It will officially open on October 1 at 8:30 a.m.
The multiple-entry tourist visa (METV), costing 5,000 baht, will grant travelers multiple entries during a 6-month period, for up to 60 days per entry.
The Reyes brothers had long been wanted for the slay of Palawan environmentalist and journalist Dr. Gerry Ortega.
President Benigno Aquino thanked Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn for including three Philippine schools in the Collaboration Project on Children and Youth Development.
Aquino and Chan-o-cha discussed a number of concerns including strengthening the incoming ASEAN common market, developing educational institutions, and forging partnership between the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP)...
The president also asked the BOC to come up with “a more defined protocol” to help with the prevention of smuggling in connection to “balikbayan” boxes.
The two suspects in the Bangkok blast voluntarily showed up to the police, insisting they are tour guides, authorities say.
The two are described by police as persons of interest, and authorities wanted a word with them.