• Mon, 10 Jun 2019 01:00
    Stateless Thais mired in red tape
    BUREAUCRATIC complexity and inaction and corruption on the part of local administrative officials have been blamed for blocking ethnic Thais from Myanmar from gaining citizenship.
    national
  • Wed, 05 Jun 2019 20:00
    Labour agents arrested after 15 starving, exhausted migrants rescued from forest
    POLICE HAVE rounded up 15 undocumented migrant workers, left nearly starved and camping in a forest in Songkhla province while waiting for transport to Malaysia and arrested three labour agents, one from Myanmar and two Thais.
    national
  • Tue, 21 May 2019 16:25
    Myanmar fishing boat worker drowns in Samut Sakhon
    A migrant worker from Myanmar was found drowned in a river in Samut Sakhon’s Muang district with a mortar tied to his neck in what is believed to be a suicide, police said.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 18 May 2019 15:00
    Bangladesh stops 84 Rohingyas from perilous sea journey
    Bangladesh authorities prevented 84 Rohingya refugees from Myanmar from attempting a perilous boat journey to Malaysia, officials said Saturday.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 06 Apr 2019 11:30
    Troops prevent fire spreading from Myanmar to Thai community
    Army troops successfully prevented a forest fire in Myanmar from reaching a Thai community on the border in Chiang Rai's Mae Sai district on Friday night.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 03 Apr 2019 20:00
    Myanmar girls rescued from sex trade at Chiang Rai karaoke bar
    TWO CHILDREN from Myanmar, allegedly forced into prostitution at a karaoke bar in Chiang Rai’s Phan district, have been rescued and the 46-year-old bar owner taken in for questioning.
    national
  • Fri, 29 Mar 2019 01:00
    Hybrid democracy? Post-military Thailand isn’t even close
    Junta learned lessons from Myanmar’s transition to civil rule, writing a constitution that secured its grip on nation’s destiny 
    opinion
  • Tue, 12 Mar 2019 01:00
    North chokes on toxic haze largely from Myanmar fires
    THE NORTH was once again choking under dangerous levels of PM2.5 dust particles yesterday. For instance, tambon Wiang Phang Kham in Chiang Rai’s Mae Sai district cited the day’s peak at 128 micrograms (mcg) per cubic metre of air, more than double the Thai safety limit of 50mcg. As of 11am, the district also hit 238 in its Air Quality Index score (AQI), more than double the safety limit of 100.
    national
  • Mon, 25 Feb 2019 10:34
    Myanmar man goes missing after reservoir swim
    One of two men from Myanmar who went swimming in a reservoir in Chalong late Sunday afternoon remains missing despite an extensive effort to find him.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 07 Feb 2019 15:18
    Worker from Myanmar dies on expressway
    A Burmese worker was killed when his truck collided with the rear of a trailer truck on the Kanchanapisek elevated expressway in Bangkok on Thursday, police said.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 30 Jan 2019 15:57
    Four men arrested in border forest
    Three men from Myanmar and one Thai have been arrested for allegedly violating forest laws in Kanchanaburi’s Sangkhla Buri district.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 30 Jan 2019 11:48
    Myanmar migrants’ long journey to Malaysia halted in Chumphon
    Police and soldiers in Chumphon on Tuesday night arrested 37 people from Myanmar who were waiting to be taken onward to Malaysia.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 28 Jan 2019 10:48
    Drug suspect killed in shootout with troops in Chiang Rai
    A drug suspect was killed in a shootout with Army troops while attempting to smuggle 2.8 million methamphetamine pills into Thailand from Myanmar late Sunday night.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 23 Jan 2019 15:19
    Songkhla police offer reward for Burmese escapee
    Songkhla police are still in the dark about the whereabouts of a suspect from Myanmar who escaped from a cell in a police station so they offered Bt50,000 as a reward for any information that leads to his arrest.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 23 Jan 2019 11:42
    Kratom lands migrant worker in trouble on Samui
    A migrant worker from Myanmar was charged on Koh Samui on Wednesday morning with possession of kratom, an intoxicating herb he’d mixed into drinks.
    Breaking News
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