Silicone strips seized stopping safety-sacrificing surgeries

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) officials, together with police, raided several plastic surgery clinics and the manufacturer's warehouse to confiscate a large number of counterfeit silicone parts. The joint operation was announced on Monday by the FDA secretary general and the deputy chief of the Consumer Protection Police Division (CPPD).

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Groups push for 3,000-baht pension for all seniors

Activists and academics are calling on the government to provide a universal pension of 3,000 baht per month for the elderly. The four-region slum network said the current allowance, often less than one-third of that amount per month, is simply not enough for older people to live, even with extra income.

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