• Wed, 12 Jun 2019 14:06
    Rohingya in Satun detention as human-trafficking probe continues
    The Thai authorities on Wednesday morning sent 70 alleged illegal immigrants (65 Rohingya refugees and five Myanmar men) to detention at the Satun Immigration Police Office and two local police stations.
    national
  • Mon, 13 May 2019 22:04
    Families, friends of missing lese-majeste trio  seek help from NHRC, EU and Vietnam Embassy
    The families and friends of three missing Thai political refugees on Monday submitted letters to the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), the Vietnam Embassy and the European Union Delegation in Bangkok after the Thai authorities denied having any knowledge of their whereabouts.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 17 Apr 2019 16:35
    Couple flee after Phuket authorities target their sea home
    An American man and his partner who set up a “seasteading” structure off the coast of Phuket say they are in hiding after facing criminal charges by the Thai authorities related to their waterborne homestead.
    national
  • Wed, 12 Dec 2018 19:00
    Give Cambodia dissident asylum: Human Rights Watch 
    New York-based Human Rights Watch on Wednesday urged the Thai authorities not to force dissident Rath Rott Mony to face punishment in Cambodia.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 06 Jun 2018 18:02
    Live Lao pangolins seized on Mekong boat
    The Thai authorities on Wednesday morning rescued some 40 live pangolins, weighed 200kg in total, that were smuggled in 10 sacks in a boat across the Mekong River into Chiang Rai's Wiang Kaen district to be sold to restaurants and medicine shops. The pangolins were said to worth at least Bt615,000.
    Around Thailand
  • Thu, 17 May 2018 16:25
    Satun reveals its 'monkey islet' pilot since 2016 as govt seeks islands for monkeys
    As the Thai authorities are mulling over how to best ease monkey overpopulation with colonies on small islands, Satun governor Phattaraphon Rattanapichetchai revealed on Thursday that a batch of hundreds of monkeys had been sent to tiny Koh Koy in May 2016.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 19:31
    Amnesty asks supporters to petition for no further prosecution
    Amnesty International on Monday called for its supporters worldwide to write letters urging the Thai authorities to stop prosecuting pro-election MBK 39 activists, as well as any other Thais pursued as a result of performing peaceful assembly.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 26 Dec 2016 01:00
    Dusit International buoyant about Thai tourism next year despite threats
    DUSIT INTERNATIONAL is optimistic about Thailand’s tourism industry next year despite what it says is the threat of currency fluctuations, flattening global economic growth and the Thai authorities’ crackdown on zero-dollar tours.
    Thailand
  • Sat, 18 Jun 2016 08:40
    Migrants arrested ahead of Suu Kyi's Thai visit
    The Thai authorities have carried out surprise checks on factories near Mae Sot before Aung San Suu Kyi's visit to Thailand next week and arrested at least 10 undocumented Myanmar workers per day.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 11 Mar 2016 16:05
    Safe Software, Safe Nation campaign launched
    The Thai authorities have joined hands to launch the Safe "Software, Safe Nation" campaign, intended to simultaneoulsy reduce the use of illegal and unlicensed software and address the constantly evolving cyber security threat.
    Economy
  • Sat, 21 Nov 2015 02:24
    Stop deporting individuals, says UNHCR
    The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights urged Thailand to stop deporting individuals, expressing concerns about the deportation of two Chinese activists by the Thai authorities and the risks associated with their being sent back to China.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 28 Sep 2015 19:03
    Mizuho Bank to issue Bt3 bn baht bonds
    Mizuho Bank has won the Thai authorities' approval to raise Bt3 billion through a baht-denominated bond issue, the first under the Asean+3 Multi-Currency Bond Issuance Framework (AMBIF) cooperation.
    Economy
  • Fri, 17 Apr 2015 19:09
    HRW urges Thailand to drop charges against Phuket journalists
    The Thai authorities are urged to drop criminal proceedings against two journalists for reporting on trafficking of ethnic Rohingya "boat people", Human Rights Watch said today.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 28 Nov 2014 12:18
    Death sentences for Thai Muslim separatists condemned
    Human rights groups Friday condemned the Thai authorities for sentencing five alleged Muslim separatists to death, saying the punishment would do little to promote peace in the violence-racked south.
    national
  • Fri, 28 Nov 2014 12:17
    Death sentences for Thai Muslim separatists condemned
    BANGKOK (AFP) - Human rights groups Friday condemned the Thai authorities for sentencing five alleged Muslim separatists to death, saying the punishment would do little to promote peace in the violence-racked south.
    Breaking News
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