Thailand closes off more islands

Koh Khai Nok. Businesses on the islands may be forced to close. Source: Wikimedia Thailand's military-run authorities have announced that parts of three islands will...

HRW demands junta torture pledge

Self-appointed Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha Prayut (left) in Bangkok in 2012. Source: Wikimedia   Human Rights Watch has demanded Bangkok's junta pledges to make torture and...

Thais flock to greet ‘Siamese Foxes’

Neutrals around the world united behind Leicester City’s unlikely triumph. Source: YouTube Thai-owned English Premier League champions Leicester City have arrived in Bangkok for a celebratory tour...

Thailand addresses tourist hangover

One of Thailand’s Similan islands. Source: Wikimedia The closure of Thailand’s Koh Tachai indefinitely from October due to fears that tourism is trashing the island's...

Thailand addresses tourist hangover

One of Thailand’s Similan islands. Source: Wikimedia The closure of Thailand’s Koh Tachai indefinitely from October due to fears that tourism is trashing the island's...

Thai growth exceeds forecasts

Tourists continue to flock to Thailand. Source: Asean Economist Thai economic growth has exceeded expectations during the first quarter of the year with a 3.2-per-cent...

Junta gags anti-charter campaigners

Khon Kaen, a centre for opposition to military rule. Source: Wikimedia In northeast Thailand, the main power base of the former democratically elected government, soldiers...

Thai university calls for cheating law

Thailand has been trying to establish a reputation for health tourism. Source: Wikimedia A major university in Thailand is calling for a change in legislation...

Thai junta arrests activist’s mother in ‘new low’

An anti-Thaksin protest in 2006, showing the-then premier’s head attached to a snake’s body. Thai political protests are a thing of the past. Source:...

Japan unveils Mekong aid package

The bulk of vehicles on Thai roads are Japanese. Source: Wikimedia Japan wants to work with Thailand, Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia to improve infrastructure and...

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