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Thousands of Refugee Children Are Suffering in Thai Detention – TIME


Human Rights Watch

Thousands of Refugee Children Are Suffering in Thai Detention
TIME
“Migrant children detained in Thailand are suffering needlessly in filthy, overcrowded cells without adequate nutrition, education or exercise space,” says report author Alice Farmer, children's-rights researcher at the New York City–based advocacy group.
Thailand: Migrant Children Locked UpHuman Rights Watch
Rights group: Thousands of child refugees held in ThailandCNN
HRW: Thailand locking up thousands of migrant childrenDeutsche Welle
Colombo Gazette -TrustLaw
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Posted on 2 September 2014 | 7:35 am

Thailand: Land of smiles and happiness – Indian Express


Indian Express

Thailand: Land of smiles and happiness
Indian Express
I have just come back from one of my favourite destinations – Thailand where nothing appear to have changed since it has come under military rule in May this year. I was once again immersed in that quintessential “Thainess” which indelibly colours the …

Posted on 2 September 2014 | 7:02 am

British labour activist Andy Hall in Thailand trial – BBC News


BBC News

British labour activist Andy Hall in Thailand trial
BBC News
A British activist who campaigns for better working conditions has gone on trial in Thailand for defamation. The alleged offence is one of a series of charges relating to a report by a Finnish watchdog group last year which Andy Hall helped to write
British rights activist faces libel trial in ThailandReuters
Defamation trial begins in Thailand of British rights activistDeutsche Welle
British human rights activist goes on trial in ThailandGulf Times
TheNewsTribune.com
all 84 news articles »

Posted on 2 September 2014 | 1:25 am

Biological father of surrogate twins born in Thailand charged with 10 counts … – The Daily Telegraph


Daily Mail

Biological father of surrogate twins born in Thailand charged with 10 counts
The Daily Telegraph
The revelation follows controversy surrounding West Australian couple David and Wendy Farnell, who had surrogate twins in Thailand and were accused of abandoning one, baby Gammy, because he had Down Syndrome. In the NSW case, according to an …
Australian surrogate father allegedly abused twins from ThailandSydney Morning Herald
Australian Dad Accused of Abusing Thai-Born TwinsABC News
Australian man whose biological twin were born in Thailand via surrogate Daily Mail
Canada.com
all 115 news articles »

Posted on 1 September 2014 | 2:30 pm

Thailand introduces new visa regulations – Channel News Asia


Channel News Asia

Thailand introduces new visa regulations
Channel News Asia
Previously, tourists from 48 countries, including the United States, the United Kingdom and Singapore, could stay in Thailand for 30 days with a visa-exemption stamp from the Thai immigration. Now, for a small fee, they can extend their stay for
Travel Daily AsiaThailand switches focus to European market…Travel Daily Media
Thailand offers 30-day visa extension to 48 countriesTravelBizMonitor
Thailand extends tourist visitsTTR Weekly
Travel Trends Today -TravelMole
all 7 news articles »

Posted on 1 September 2014 | 12:14 pm

Military-heavy cabinet named in Thailand – KPRC Houston


KPRC Houston

Military-heavy cabinet named in Thailand
KPRC Houston
Thailand's military leader and Prime Minister General Prayuth Chan-ocha has unveiled a new interim cabinet in which key ministries will be run by senior military figures. Twelve of the 32-member cabinet are active or retired officers of the security

Posted on 1 September 2014 | 8:05 am

Thailand totters towards waste crisis | Bangkok Post: news – Bangkok Post


The West Australian

Thailand totters towards waste crisis | Bangkok Post: news
Bangkok Post
Of Thailand's 2,500 open rubbish pits, just a fifth are properly managed, according to the kingdom's Pollution Control Department. The rest are at the mercy of illegal dumping – including of hazardous waste – fires and seepage into nearby land and
Thailand totters towards waste crisisThe West Australian

all 19 news articles »

Posted on 1 September 2014 | 7:43 am

Thailand Inflation Continues to Ease – Wall Street Journal


Thailand Inflation Continues to Ease
Wall Street Journal
BANGKOK—Thailand's consumer prices eased further for the third consecutive month in August, leading some economists to predict that the country's central bank will keep its interest rate unchanged at least for the rest of the year. The headline …

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Posted on 1 September 2014 | 7:25 am

Thailand’s ultra-monarchists export vigilante justice – Financial Times


Thailand's ultra-monarchists export vigilante justice
Financial Times
DJ Ken slips the replica gun from his bag and shows it to the camera, explaining menacingly that this is his “gift for sister Rose”. He drives to what he believes to be the home of his target, a hairdresser who is a splenetic online critic of their

Posted on 1 September 2014 | 4:16 am

Global champions of democracy must stand up for Thailand – Asheville Citizen-Times


BBC News

Global champions of democracy must stand up for Thailand
Asheville Citizen-Times
Prayuth Chan-ocha, who has installed himself on Thailand's Board of Investment, said that the very concept of elections in Thailand must be reconsidered to restore stability and achieve reconciliation. He also labeled Thailand's duly elected government
Thailand PM Prayuth Chan-ocha unveils military-heavy cabinetBBC News
No stranger to big business: Thailand's new Minister of Tourism & SporteTurboNews

all 158 news articles »

Posted on 1 September 2014 | 4:07 am

Thailand news, all the latest and breaking Thai news

Thailand news, all the latest and breaking Thai news from telegraph.co.uk.

Former Thai PM cleared of murder

Thai court throws out charges of murder and abuse of power against Abhisit Vejjajiva, former prime minister






Posted on 28 August 2014 | 5:58 am

Thailand’s coup leader nominated as next PM

Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha, who seized control of Thailand in a coup last month, has been chosen by assembly to run in election






Posted on 21 August 2014 | 5:14 am

Thailand bans surrogate babies from leaving after Baby Gammy controversy

Five couples with surrogate babies stopped at Bangkok airport as surrogacy crackdown leaves hundreds of parents in limbo






Posted on 15 August 2014 | 10:30 am

Australian couple say they would have preferred to abort Baby Gammy

David and Wendy Farnell say in first interview that “no parent wants a son with a disability”






Posted on 10 August 2014 | 7:26 pm

Baby Gammy parents: We did not abandon our son

Australian couple deny they abandoned their son with his Thai surrogate after learning he had Down’s syndrome






Posted on 10 August 2014 | 6:25 pm

Japanese man ‘fathers nine in two years’ using surrogate mothers

Japanese man who allegedly fathered nine surrogate babies in Thailand in the past two years says he wanted a “big family”






Posted on 7 August 2014 | 2:40 pm

Australian child protection authorities make contact with Gammy Chanbua father

Australian couple accused of abandoning baby Gammy Chanbua speak to child protection authorities as the father, a convicted child sex offender, is defended by his son






Posted on 7 August 2014 | 9:34 am

Give Gammy Chanbua the happy ending that he deserves

The baby boy and his sister were bought, conceived, born and split up without protection under international law. This must change, says Allison Pearson






Posted on 6 August 2014 | 7:45 pm

Surrogacy case: the history of sex offences of the Australian accused of leaving surrogate baby in Thailand

Exclusive: Court documents reveal David Farnell, Australian father alleged to have abandoned child with Down’s Syndrome, has a string of previous convictions for sexual offences against girls as young as five






Posted on 6 August 2014 | 11:23 am

Don’t pack George Orwell, visitors to Thailand told

Travellers heading to Thailand have been urged not to carry a copy of George Orwell’s dystopian novel 1984






Posted on 6 August 2014 | 8:41 am

Bangkokpost.com : Breaking News

Too late to stop US spending cuts

WASHINGTON — Sweeping US government spending cuts totalling $85 billion begin taking effect on Friday, slicing deeply into military and other programmes in an unwanted move toward austerity that displays Washington’s paralysing partisan divisions.

Posted on 1 March 2013 | 2:07 pm

Musharraf vows to return

DUBAI — Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf says he will return home from self-imposed exile this month to run in parliamentary elections.

Posted on 1 March 2013 | 1:53 pm

NBTC demands better 3G service

The National Broadcasting and Telecommunication Commission (NBTC) has told mobile operators to improve their 3G services amid public complaints.

Posted on 1 March 2013 | 1:25 pm

Eurozone jobless rate hits record

Official data on Friday painted a grim picture of the European economy, with unemployment at record highs in the eurozone while inflation fell sharply, highlighting the weakness of consumer demand.

Posted on 1 March 2013 | 11:49 am

Central wins B3.7bn 2010 fire claim

A Bangkok court has ordered insurer Deves Insurance Plc to pay client Central Pattana Plc 3.7 billion baht in claims for damage caused by a fire at CentralWorld at the end of the red-shirt protest at Ratchaprasong, in downtown Bangkok, in May 2010.

Posted on 1 March 2013 | 9:50 am

Senator: Who is Hassan Taib?

Two senators on Friday expressed concern that the peace talks agreement signed between the National Security Council (NSC) and the Barisan Revolusi Nasional (BRN) could allow the BRN to take the issue of southern unrest to the international community.

Posted on 1 March 2013 | 9:08 am

53 dead in Bangladesh war crimes clashes

The number of people killed in clashes in Bangladesh over the conviction of Islamist leaders for war crimes rose to 53 on Friday as fresh violence erupted in the Muslim-majority nation.

Posted on 1 March 2013 | 8:49 am

S. African dragging death police suspended

South Africa’s police commissioner on Friday suspended eight police officers accused of dragging an immigrant taxi driver behind their patrol car and killing him, prompting an international outcry.

Posted on 1 March 2013 | 8:49 am

Live camera action from election police

Ten police officers keeping tabs on voting during Sunday’s governor election will wear cameras beaming live images from polling centres to the police bureau monitoring centre, Pol Maj-General Adul Narongsak, a deputy city police chief, said on Friday.

Posted on 1 March 2013 | 8:39 am

14 Filipinos killed in Sabah standoff

Twelve followers of a self-described Philippine Sultan died in a shootout with Malaysian security forces on Friday, police said, as tensions rose in their 17-day standoff.

Posted on 1 March 2013 | 7:49 am