• Tue, 22 May 2018 11:56
    Ministries pool efforts to give 90,000 students citizenship
    The Education Ministry has asked the Interior Ministry to swiftly endorse the granting of Thai citizenship to more than 90,000 students in government-run schools around the country.
  • Sat, 24 Feb 2018 01:00
    Thai universities failing on 21st century citizenship? 
    Embedded in the curriculum, ceremonies of admission and graduation, and culture of the classroom are the principles of citizenship all students learn at university. 
  • Fri, 09 Feb 2018 16:08
    Robots nothing to fear: Sophia’s dad
    It will take robots around 15-20 years to become as intelligent as humans, predicts a man whose company built the famous humanoid robot “Sophia”.
  • Wed, 07 Feb 2018 12:57
    Mae Hong Son welcomes 417 new Thai citizens
    Mae Hong Son on Wednesday presented Thai citizenship identification cards to 417 formerly stateless children and young people who were born to foreigners living in the northern province.
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  • Tue, 06 Feb 2018 01:00
    342 Karen young people receive Thai nationality under citizenship programme
    A TOTAL of 342 children and young people of Karen ethnicity in Kanchanaburi have finally become Thai citizens – a long-awaited wish fulfilled yesterday.
  • Mon, 04 Dec 2017 14:43
    'Kwaussie' named Australian word of the year
    Inspired by a dual citizenship crisis plaguing politics in Australia, the term "Kwaussie" -- a mix of Kiwi and Aussie -- was Monday picked as word of the year.
  • Mon, 27 Nov 2017 18:13
    DNA tests conducted to establish Sakai and Mogen people’s citizenship
    Justice Ministry officials on Monday visited Satun’s Koh Lipe to administer DNA tests for 33 people from the Sakai and Mogen tribal minorities to help them obtain Thai nationality.
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  • Fri, 24 Nov 2017 09:48
    Exiled Thais still without papers despite court judgement
    A group of formerly exiled Thai people in Tak gathered at Mae Sot District Office on Thursday to request authorities speed up registration of their citizenship, which was recognised by the Administrative Court in September.
  • Wed, 25 Oct 2017 01:00
    Stateless border people granted Thai citizenship
    MORE THAN 300 stateless persons will receive Thai citizenship after authorities did not appeal against the Central Administrative Court’s verdict in the favour of the claimants.
  • Mon, 09 Oct 2017 15:40
    Vanuatu seeks closer ties to Bangkok, visa-free access for its citizens
    The Republic of Vanuatu sent a government delegation to Bangkok on September 25-29 to conduct a series of briefings covering trade, tourism and citizenship-by-investment in the South Pacific island nation.
  • Sun, 17 Sep 2017 12:44
    ‘Stateless’ students granted citizenship under new policy
    Some 548 formerly “stateless” students, who were born to ethnic minorities or displaced persons residing in Thailand before 1999, were granted citizenship at a ceremony presided over by Grisada Boonrach, the Permanent Secretary for the Interior on September 12, Grisada gave each student a National Id Card .
  • Wed, 26 Jul 2017 17:18
    Illegal entrant claims dual citizenship at border
    A foreigner was arrested in the border province of Sa Kaew on Wednesday for illegally entering Thailand.
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  • Mon, 10 Jul 2017 18:47
    UNHCR chief pleased with discussions on refugee rights issues
    THE ERADICATION of forced refugee detention, the granting of citizenship to stateless people, and the respectful deportation of asylum seekers are among goals that the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) expects to develop further with Thailand.
  • Sun, 25 Jun 2017 18:14
    Vietnamese-French dissident blogger deported to France
    PARIS - A Vietnamese dissident blogger with dual French citizenship arrived in Paris on Sunday after he was stripped of his birth nationality by authorities in the one-party state and deported.
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  • Sat, 24 Jun 2017 18:47
    Vietnam detains blogger for deportation
    HANOI - A French-Vietnamese dissident blogger has been detained in Vietnam for deportation, his wife told AFP Saturday, just weeks after the former political prisoner was stripped of his citizenship in a rare move by authorities.
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