• Sat, 09 Feb 2019 07:09
    US envoy to meet with North Korea again ahead of Trump-Kim summit
    The US State Department announced Friday that the special US envoy for North Korea will meet again with North Korean officials before a second summit between President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un -- hours after he returned to Seoul from talks on the summit's agenda.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 30 Jun 2018 01:00
    US rewards Thailand for action against human trafficking
    IT TOOK A WHILE, but Thailand has climbed to an eight-year high, earning a Tier 2 ranking in the latest US Trafficking in Person (TIP) report launched by the US State Department.
    politics
  • Fri, 29 Jun 2018 13:57
    Myanmar downgraded in US trafficking report
    Myanmar is not doing enough to tackle human trafficking, according to a US State Department report that downgraded its ranking to the worst tier. 
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 12 Jun 2018 14:24
    Trump’s State Dept thinks Singapore is in Malaysia
    PETALING JAYA: The US State Department seems to think that Singapore is still part of Malaysia.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 22 Apr 2018 01:00
    US report details Thai rights abuses
    THAILAND’S military junta remained a human rights abuser over the past year by limiting civil liberties, notably restriction of freedom of speech and assembly, according to the US State Department’s annual report on human rights.
    politics
  • Sun, 13 Aug 2017 01:00
    Govt sends unclear signal on US missiles
    KEY government figures yesterday sent out unclear signals regarding a reported US approval to sell missiles to Thailand.
    politics
  • Fri, 14 Jul 2017 01:00
    We are all failing in the fight against human trafficking
    The US State Department 2017 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) report was released on June 27.
    opinion
  • Wed, 28 Jun 2017 17:01
    US honours Thai anti-human trafficking activist as 'Hero'
    Wirawan “Boom” Mosby, founder and director of the Hug Project in Chiang Mai province, has been honoured as a “Trafficking in Person Hero” by the US State Department for her work against human trafficking.
    national
  • Tue, 27 Jun 2017 22:44
    Thailand remains in Tier 2 Watch List in US human trafficking report
    Thailand continued to be in the Tier 2 Watch List in the 2017 Trafficking in Persons report, as the Thai government had not fully meet the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking, the US State Department said.
    national
  • Tue, 27 Jun 2017 22:14
    Bangkok still on tier two of US' 2017 Tip report
    Thailand remains on tier two on the watchlist of the US State Department's 2017 Trafficking in Person or Tip report released on Tuesday.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 27 Jun 2017 20:08
    Country committed to fighting trafficking, PM says
    Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha on Tuesday stressed that Thailand is committed to fighting human trafficking, as the US State Department released its 2017 Trafficking in Persons report late tonight (Bangkok time).
    politics
  • Tue, 27 Jun 2017 10:13
    Trafficking in Person report released today
    The US State Department will release the 2017 Trafficking in Person (TIP) report on Tuesday at 10.30am on Washington time, a statement said.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 30 Apr 2017 20:26
    China deports US woman convicted of 'spying'
    WASHINGTON - An American woman held for more than two years by China has been deported to the United States after being convicted of espionage, the US State Department confirmed on Sunday.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 07 Mar 2017 01:00
    World scorns Thai lies on rights, democracy
    The US State Department’s latest report on our post-coup backsliding adds to a gathering storm of condemnation
    opinion
  • Thu, 02 Feb 2017 09:25
    Tillerson takes charge of restive State Department
    WASHINGTON - Former ExxonMobil chief executive Rex Tillerson was sworn in Wednesday to take charge of a US State Department simmering with opposition to President Donald Trump's refugee ban.
    Breaking News
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