• Tue, 15 Jan 2019 01:00
    Thaksin returns to limelight with launch weekly podcast
    POLITICAL SCIENTISTS yesterday said the latest move by former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra to show his vision through a weekly podcast “Good Monday”, could invite comparisons between the Shinawatra and the pro-junta camps ahead of the upcoming election.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 22 Dec 2018 13:44
    Versailles closes ahead of 'yellow vest' protest as numbers fall
    French "yellow vests" prepared for a sixth Saturday of nationwide demonstrations, but numbers on the streets are falling fast as the police clear protest camps in the run-up to the Christmas holidays.
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  • Wed, 12 Dec 2018 18:00
    Chiang Mai provides free Doi Inthanon campsite
    The Chiang Mai Highways District 1 has started providing free campsites for tourists who visit the popular Doi Inthanon mountain.
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  • Fri, 07 Dec 2018 19:24
    Rohingya sent back to Myanmar camps hungry and in debt
    Fleeing Rohingya Muslims sold ration books to help pay hundreds of dollars to traffickers in order to flee squalid Myanmar camps by boat, only to be stopped at sea and forced back destitute, the refugees told AFP on Friday.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 06 Dec 2018 18:00
    Two Phuket workers’ camps burn
    A fire completely destroyed a workers’ camp in Soi See Kor in Kathu on Thursday at around 7am and at noon a second fire hit a workers’ camp in Paklok.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 23 Nov 2018 14:44
    Fears of boat exodus as smugglers prey on Rohingya desperation
    As desperation swells in the squalid camps that are home to a million Rohingya refugees, long-dormant -- and often deadly -- trafficking networks are being revived, Bangladeshi officials warn.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 14 Nov 2018 18:30
    Tensions high as Rohingya fear looming return to Mynamar
    The military's presence at vast Rohingya camps in Bangladesh has been bolstered, stoking fears among refugees as authorities prepare to return them to Myanmar despite strong UN objections, leaders of the Muslim minority said Wednesday.
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  • Tue, 13 Nov 2018 06:42
    Rohingya flee camps fearing forcible return to Myanmar
    Rohingya Muslims were fleeing Bangladeshi refugee camps to avoid being repatriated to Myanmar later this week, community leaders said Monday.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 27 Oct 2018 15:41
    Last survivor of WWII raid on Rome's Jewish Ghetto dies
    The last survivor of the 1943 Nazi raid on the Rome Ghetto, in which more than 1,000 Jews were taken away to concentration camps, has died aged 91, the Italian Jewish community said Friday.
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  • Tue, 16 Oct 2018 01:00
    Bhutan’s secret recipe for ‘happiness’: ethnic cleansing  
    Homogeneity reigns in the Himalayan kingdom after one sixth of its residents were evicted to refugee camps
    opinion
  • Wed, 26 Sep 2018 01:00
    Thaksin-Prawit showdown just a taste of things to come
    The verbal warfare being waged in full view of the world between Thaksin Shinawatra and Prawit Wongsuwan is disturbing. Even more worrying is that it’s only a taste of what’s to come. Pro-military and pro-Thaksin camps are furiously trading reports of the “war”, but none of them has pointed out the inconvenient truth, which is that we are looking at just the tip of the iceberg.
    opinion
  • Sat, 15 Sep 2018 07:09
    Indonesia's presidential election: Rival camps squabble over English debate proposal
    A proposal from the opposition camp that the official presidential debate be held in English instead of Indonesian has been met with jeers from the incumbent's supporters, who say the proposal is preposterous while facetiously suggesting that it could lead to debates in Arabic. 
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 15 Sep 2018 01:00
    'Brutality'at Army camps continues
    With yet another conscript succumbing to injuries, many are left wondering when these wrongful fatalities will end
    national
  • Sat, 01 Sep 2018 01:00
    West could learn from China’s solution for Islamist violence
    Re: “China’s concentration camps for Muslims”, (Wall Street Journal), Opinion & Analysis, August 30.
    your say
  • Thu, 30 Aug 2018 14:32
    Pacific leaders urged to demand end to Australia's refugee camps
    Amnesty International joined 80 other NGOs on Thursday in urging Pacific leaders demand the closure of an Australian-funded immigration detention camp on Nauru when they meet in the tiny island nation next week.
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