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...

Thai death sentence strains EU ties

Thailand’s Appeals Court yesterday (Friday) upheld a death sentence for a Spanish man, Artur Segarra Princep, who was convicted of killing a fellow Spaniard,...

Thai FB wildlife sales rife: report

A wildlife monitoring group says there has been a sharp rise since 2016 in Thai Facebook groups trading in endangered animals. Traffic said many...

Thai police link bombs to one man

The Shinawatra-supporting red shirst are on the list of suspects. Source: Wikimedia A series of bombing and arson attacks in southern Thailand that killed four...

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 sign China rail deal

Kunming Railway Station. China hopes to link it to Asean. Source: Wikipedia Beijing and Bangkok have agreed the first phase of a planned high-speed railway...

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...

Thais mark 1976 massacre

There are countless graphic images from the massacre. Source: YouTube Buddhist monks, survivors, mourners and pro-democracy activists have gathered to mark the 40th anniversary of...

Royalist mobs attack ‘critics’

Thais are expected to wear black clothing. Source: YouTube Thais have been told to "socially sanction" those who defame the monarchy after King Bhumibol Adulyadej's...

Singapore: Asia’s second most visited city

Singapore, despite its limited size, attracts a lot of visitors. Source: Wikimedia Singapore is Asia-Pacific's second-most popular destination, with 11.81 million international visitors last year,...

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