While ministers have said a Cabinet reshuffle was just an expectation and the government's remaining term was a constraint, the prime minister's chief adviser said appointing a deputy prime minister in charge of national security was necessary.
London - Kate Middleton's mother may have been a cause of the split with Prince William, British newspapers speculated Monday as they dissected the end of the highest profile royal romance since Charles and Diana.
Plea for an end to state censorship of cinema
The censorship of controversial scenes in Apichatpong Weerasethakul's award-winning film "Sang Sattawat" (Syndromes and a Century) has led to a call to liberate Thai films from state intervention.
Abhisit pleads for a return to democracy
Democrat leader Abhisit Vejjajiva has called on the junta and the government to patch up their reported differences in order to return democracy - even an "imperfect" one - to the people as soon as possible.
Brier blazes to 2nd Euro Tour victory
[GOLF] Austria's Marcus Brier strolled to his second European Tour title after firing a final round of four-under-par 67 in the US$2-million Volvo China Open yesterday.