Nok Air sorry for ex-PM crash ‘joke’

Yingluck Shinawatra’s fortunes have plummeted from receiving Barack Obama to being ridiculed by budget flight crews. Source: Wikimedia Nok Air, one of Thailand's budget airline, has...

Thais back military charter

Elected members of the Thai assembly will be far weaker. Source: Wikimedia     The Thai electorate has overwhelmingly approved the junta-drafted constitution that lays the foundation...

Junta tightens cyber-snooping 

The authorities have been patrolling the internet. Source: Wikimedia The Thai junta is pushing ahead with several bills to tighten cybersecurity with activists fearing deeper...

India to test road to Thailand

Mandalay Palace. The highway will pass through the historic city of Mandalay in Upper Burma. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. The trial run for the India-Myanmar-Thailand (IMT)...

Sister of murdered backpacker slams Thai police

The Thai police have a poor reputation domestically and internationally. Source: Wikipedia The sister of murdered backpacker Hannah Witheridge has described Thailand as a “dangerous...

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...

Unanswered Thai crime

This week southern Thailand has seen another bomb attack specifically targeting civilians.  Violence has gripped the three Muslim-majority provinces on the Malaysian border since 2004. It...

Thais enter solar market

Thailand has plenty of sunshine. Source: Wikimedia  There are signs that the Thai economy is moving away from its dependency on fossil fuels but while...

Thailand hails fishing crackdown

Thailand says it is using optical scanners to monitor who is working on fishing boats in an attempt to end slave labour and human...

Beijing tightens imperial grip

Joshua Wong and Agnes Chow in September 2014 blindfolded with a red scarf, symbolising Communist China's political repression. Source: Wikimedia   China's ability to control its southern neighbours' domestic...

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