Tourists wear masks in Chiang Mai province in Thailand on Tuesday. Associated Press
Six baby elephants separated from their parents and trapped in a muddy pit for days have been rescued by park rangers in rural Thailand, officials said on Saturday.
Thailand’s election results were due on Monday, with the junta appearing poised to hold on to power in a vote that saw its main rival diminished but vaulted a new pro-democracy force into the kingdom’s politics.
Around 90,000 polling stations across the country opened at 8 a.m., and will close at 5 p.m., reports Efe news. Voters will elect 500 members of the House of Representatives, the lower house, for a four-year term.
Indonesians living abroad voted in presidential parliamentary elections on Sunday with thousands lining up outside Indonesian missions in Singapore, Malaysia and Australia. Tens of millions of Indonesians will vote on Wednesday April 17 after campaigns focused on the economy.
More than 100 alumni have come home for the ADU reunion to join in the 15th anniversary celebrations and reconnect with friends, faculty and staff.
A month after scoring a landslide victory against incumbent Petro Poroshenko amid widespread public discontent with the political establishment, the 41-year-old comedian has become Ukraine's youngest post-Soviet president.
The latest crackdown is part of a probe in 42 cities into alleged irregularities in the foreign ministry entrance exam in favour of members of a movement led by US-based Muslim preacher Fethullah Gulen.