Fast Thai rail link unveiled 

Thailand’s military-appointed cabinet says it has approved a US$7-billion high-speed rail project between three airports. Annual tourist arrivals of more than half the Thai population...

4 jailed over Suu Kyi’s aide murder in Myanmar

A Burmese court has sentenced two men to death for involvement in the murder of Muslim lawyer, Ko Ni, who was an adviser to...

Thailand scrambles to reform seafood industry

Thailand is facing massive economic losses if it cannot export to the EU. Source: Wikimedia Bangkok has registered more than 70,000 undocumented foreign workers in...

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...

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...

Junta delays migrant crackdown 

Thailand's junta has used a special executive order to delay implementation of a labour law after thousands of migrant workers fled the country fearing...

Back to the dark ages 

Thailand is currently experiencing an uneasy peace but this might not last if Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha delays his promised general election again as...

Thaksin allies denied majority by minor Thai parties

Thailand's main anti-junta party has won the most parliamentary seats in the first election since the 2014 military coup but it will not get...

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...

Songkran drink-drivers face morgue shifts

Thailand’s Songkran provides one of the world’s most predictable mass slaughters. Source: Flickr Thai drink-drivers and repeat traffic offenders could be sent to work in morgues...

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