A test kit for the Ebola virus developed by China's Academy of Military Medical Sciences has received approval for mass production and will be made by a firm in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, the People's Daily reported Thursday morning.
Aug. 21 will forever be a day of reckoning for Prabowo Subianto. Exactly 16 years to the day that an Officers Ethics Council issued an order dismissing him from military service for his alleged role in the abduction and torture of political activists, the Constitutional Court just before 9 p.m. Thursday ended Prabowo's protracted legal challenge of the electoral victory of president-elect Joko "Jokowi" Widodo.
The National Legislative Assembly yesterday voted unanimously for junta chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha to be the 29th prime minister of Thailand. He was the sole candidate for the job. Prayuth was widely tipped to become the next prime minister after staging the coup in May.