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...

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...

Junta drops activist charges 

Southern Thailand has been riven by violence since 2004. Source: Flickr The Thai junta has dropped its controversial defamation lawsuits against three prominent activists, with...

Animal ‘smuggler’ held in Thailand 

Thailand’s police have arrested an alleged animal-smuggling boss who they say ran an international network that trafficked elephant ivory, rhino horn and wildlife, threatening...

Musk defends cave hero ‘pedo’ tweets 

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is asking a judge to dismiss the lawsuit against him from the British dive hero that he repeatedly labelled a...

Thailand OKs perks to lure foreign investors

THAILAND on Tuesday has approved fresh perks to woo foreign investors and relocate their production base in the country. The approved package includes tax incentives,...

Thailand given sustainable development role

Thailand remains one of the world’s largest rice exporters. Source: Wikimedia Thailand has been appointed as a coordinating nation to the United Nations on Asean’s...

Thai mother charged for saying ‘yeah’

The Thai authorities take a zero-tolerance approach to dissent at the moment. Source: Wikimedia The mother of a prominent campaigner against the Thai junta has...

Chinese-Thai military exercise unveiled

China and Thailand will conduct their first joint military air exercise with 180 Chinese officers and top pilots starting on November 12 at a...

Junta threatens to sue Facebook 

The Thai authorities have threatened to sue Facebook unless it removes 131 pages it considers illegal, including posts critical of the monarchy, within four...

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