UN alarmed after Thailand sends activists back to China

The United Nations has voiced deep concern over the deportation of two Chinese activists by Thailand, fearing they risk being tortured once they arrive...

Drought exposes submerged Thai temple

Buddhists are visiting a temple in central Thailand exposed by a record drought that has caused the retreat of a reservoir which submerged the...

Body in found in Thai freezer 

Fake passports are big business in Thailand. Source: Wikimedia Three men holding US and British passports have been charged after a sliced-up body was discovered...

Thais mark Bhumibol anniversary 

Thailand has marked a year since the death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej (pictured in 1964) with formal ceremonies and acts of personal devotion ahead...

Asean’s predictable elections could boost growth

Elections are scheduled in Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines in the next few months, leading to speculation about how political activity will affect Asean’s...

Thai minister slams university bosses

Thai scholars are frustrated with the kingdom’s higher education system because of complacency in the way that universities are being governed, according to Thailand’s...

Baht bounces after king’s death 

Thais are dressing largely in black. Source: YouTube Thailand's currency has strengthened against the US dollar for a second day running as the stock market...

Will Japan seize its “ASEAN moment”?

At a time when Japanese officials are hardening their stance against China in the matter of Taiwanese independence, the country has been working hard...

Thai firms expect businesses to recover in first quarter

Nearly half of businesses in Thailand were expecting businesses to return to normal in the first quarter of 2022, once COVID-19 cases drop below...

Bkk governor suspended amid graft probe

Bangkok’s municipal lights costs more than US$1.1 million last new year’s eve. Source: YouTube The Thai junta has used emergency powers to suspend Bangkok's governor...

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