(Reuters photo)LONDON -- British supermodel Kate Moss has been stripped down and immortalised as a naked, armless mannequin in an advant-garde sculpture titled 'MILF', which has gone on display in London. Gallery director Jean-David Malat said he felt Mr Askelovic had met the brief of capturing the 43-year-old model as the goddess of the fashion industry. "He works also only with photography which is unbelievable because he never met Kate Moss before," Mr Malat said. "Kate Moss is very special. It is not the first quirky sculpture of which Moss, one of the most photographed women in the world, has been the subject.
June 27, 2017 10:07 UTC
The Appeals Court also ordered Patchuda , whose driving licence was also revoked, to pay more compensations to the deceased victims’ families. The original payment of Bt1.7 million compensation for Saman’s widow would now be Bt2.334 million, while compensation for Pongthep’s parents would rise from Bt435,000 each to be Bt1.18 million each. The deceased victims’ families sought a heavier punishment and more compensation as they said she didn’t seem to show remorse. The families claimed to have received only Bt200,000 from the obligatory insurance policy and Bt1 million from the voluntary insurance policy for each death. Although the victims’ families said they were content with the Appeals Court verdict, they said they would discuss with relatives and lawyers whether to appeal for a heavier punishment for the defendant.
June 27, 2017 09:33 UTC
Police show a chart featuring the network of suspects involved in procuring underage girls into the sex trade. (Post Today photo)A 36-year-woman who allegedly used Facebook to procure underage girls for the sex trade in Nakhon Ratchasima and Bangkok was arrested in Chon Buri. The receptionist was charged with rape and conspiring to commit sex trafficking, while the resort employee was charged with rape. They believed their daughter was recruited by a sex ring run by Ms Thipaporn, who goes by the name Amara Bee on Facebook. Police extended the probe and found other underage girls had been procured for V2 Entertainment -- where police found a 18-year-old sex worker who turned out to be Ms Thipaporn’s daughter.
June 27, 2017 09:33 UTC
It has also assigned a rating of ‘A’ to the listed company’s proposed issue of up to Bt4.5 billion in senior unsecured debentures. The proceeds from the new debentures will be used for planned capital expenditure. TRIS said the ratings reflected the company’s proven record in the Thai agribusiness and food industries, full vertical integration across its diverse product lines, and the focus on value-added and branded products.
June 27, 2017 09:22 UTC
Police have found evidence of embezzlement of state funds provided for maintenance at 476 more Buddhist temples nationwide. (Photo by Aswin Wongnorkaew)Police have found evidence of embezzlement of state maintenance funding at 476 more temples as they expand their investigation nationwide. Present were officials from the Crime Suppression Division, Technology Crime Suppression Division, the Economic Crime Suppression Division, the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC), the Anti-Money Laundering Office and the Office of the Auditor General. "Investigators have found that the fraud has occurred at temples in Bangkok and at others in all regions of the country. Police have charged nine people, including present and former NOB officials, with embezzlement and dereliction of duty in relation to the misappropriation of temple maintenance funds.
June 27, 2017 09:11 UTC
Pol Lt-General Sanit Mahatavorn said he would take all things into consideration and base the probe on justice and fairness. He was referring to widespread criticism that police might side with CPF in the investigation because it is a big company. Four CPF employees who tried to save her also died. Sanit also referred to the surrender of Preecha Tamporn, 51, the company’s chief of wastewater ponds. Sanit said Preecha was at the area when the tragic accident happened.
The Princess attended the event on behalf of His Majesty the King. In the morning, Supreme Patriarch Somdet Phra Ariyavongsagatayan, who turned 90 on Monday, received the alms along with 181 other monks from crowds of people. The Princess arrived at 5.30pm, with Prime Minister Prayut Chanocha present, and chaired the ceremony.
Developed by TICON Logistics Park (TPARK), the facility covers more than 10,000 square metres and is fully equipped with digital technology that is believed to take Amway’s business capabilities and operations here to the global level. “Amway has a strategic plan to further develop our distribution centre and overall logistics management system. “We have already moved our distribution centre to the new facility at TPARK Bangplee 1, which provides a space of 10,280 square metres. To make it fully operational, we have spent Bt40 million on installations of innovative work processes and advanced logistics technology in the warehouse in order to achieve globally recognised standards of operation. “Importantly, the recent move helps shorten time to market, reduce costs and enable more complex operations,” the MD added.
L'Oreal said in a statement that it signed the contract after getting the nod of approval from its works council. The two sides had announced on June 9 that they were entering into exclusive negotiations regarding the sale of British-based The Body Shop, founded in 1976 and specialising in natural beauty products. Founded by the late Anita Roddick, The Body Shop saw huge growth rates with an ethical approach to cosmetics, notably by ruling out animal testing, and campaigning on social and environmental issues. Set up in 1969 and listed in Brazil, Natura generated annual sales of 7.9 billion real (2.2 billion euros, $2.4 billion) last year. Combined with The Body Shop, Natura would have annual sales of 11.5 billion real (3.1 billion euros), 3,200 retail outlets and 17,000 employees, the Brazilian group said.
June 27, 2017 08:37 UTC
“Our ongoing investigation suggests that corruption money has changed hands or been spent on assets. So, any person implicated will be charged with money laundering,” Counter-Corruption Division’s chief Pol Maj General Kamol Rienracha said Tuesday. He said his division’s investigation would cover between 60 and 70 temples across the country, with the Anti-Money Laundering Office asked to check the financial transactions and assets of suspects.
June 27, 2017 08:15 UTC
The concept covers the company’s three market segments - condominiums, single detached houses and townhouses, executive vice president corporate marketing Komkrit Nongsawat said on Tuesday. "We will expand our customers target and also boost our market share in a period of high competition," he said. In the first quarter, Pruksa’s share of the Bangkok and suburbs residential market was 13 per cent and was worth Bt97.47 billion.
June 27, 2017 07:52 UTC
Pang Si Da National Park chief Panatchakorn Phobanthit said the arrests were made on Monday following a tip-off . Panatchakorn said the informant told authorities a large group of Cambodians were felling trees in the Kaeng Dinso, Kaeng Yai and Satone national forest reserves. Park officials and troops later found around 40 Cambodians walking in line, each carrying a plank of Siamese rosewood on their back to smuggle the precious wood out of the forest. The arrested Cambodians said they sneaked across the border at night and walked four days to the forest reserves. They spent five days processing the planks before starting to walk back when the authorities swooped.
June 27, 2017 07:41 UTC
Such information could lead to measures that can help reduce the amount of ocean waste and its effect on the environment. Sun Tan Team diving group, led by Disaya Koragotchamas, also collected 30 kg of ocean waste. Environmentalists put out that ocean waste in Thailand is increasing, and the most worrying is the amount of plastic waste, which takes a long time to biodegrade. The La Mer Wave Walk will raise funding to help support Marine Protected Areas (MPAs). Ordinary folk can support the effort by purchasing the Collector’s Creme Limited-Edition Blue Heart Creme de la Mer.
June 27, 2017 07:41 UTC
Sirinporn, 36, currently P&G’s customer team leader, will take over from Paul Albano. Albano has be named associate sales director and modern trade sales leader in P&G Philippines. Sirinporn joined P&G Thailand as an account manager. The company said she has 12 years experience with it and has developed exceptional retail knowledge. She has held several sales operation roles, has executed brand strategies and worked in category management, P&G added.
June 27, 2017 07:30 UTC
She added: "The real question therefore is why Lee Hsien Yang is asking for an immediate commitment on demolition now? Indranee also listed four options for 38, Oxley Road — demolition, preservation, conservation, and compulsory acquisition — in her third post on the feud between the Lee siblings over whether to demolish the house. A luxury condo with that address would confer bragging rights on a select few to say: 'I'm living where Lee Kuan Yew lived'. That is probably not the way Singaporeans will want to remember 38 Oxley Road." In her post, Indranee also reiterated that PM Lee has no financial interest in the house, having sold it to his brother.
June 27, 2017 07:18 UTC