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Thailand braces for US verdict on human-trafficking record

19-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Phuket Gazette | 6:00 AM

Thailand is holding its breath as it waits to hear if the United States will downgrade or praise the nation for its human-trafficking record. Officials at the foreign [...]
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1000 Burma workers detained in Thailand

19-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Eleven | 6:00 AM

Around 1000 Myanmar migrant workers have been detained in Thailand from June 3 to 9, according to the Joint Action Committee for Burma Affairs (JACBA). Most of the workers [...]
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Thailand: Account for ‘Disappeared’ Political Activist

19-Jun-2014 Intellasia | HRW | 6:00 AM

The Thai military authorities should immediately provide information about the whereabouts of an opposition activist arrested by soldiers on May 28, 2014, Human Rights Watch [...]
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Thailand coup: Malaysians advised to avoid going to protest sites

19-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

The Foreign Ministry on Wednesday advised Malaysians in Thailand to avoid going to locations of protest gatherings and to look after their security at all times. The ministry [...]
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Thailand: Watch 100,000 Stampeding Ducks Cause Country Road Gridlock

19-Jun-2014 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

A video has captured the moment 100,000 ducks storms a rural road in Thailand. The runaways stampeded down the road in their thousands around 150 miles from Bangkok, causing [...]
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Cambodian workers’ return from Thailand not smooth

19-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

As the number of Cambodian workers returning home under pressure from Thailand approached 200,000 on Tuesday, the returnees made troubling allegations about their treatment [...]
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Fear at the border: Cambodian migrants flee Thailand

19-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

In a flight fuelled by rumours of killings and arrests, construction worker Chim Phon joined 180,000 fellow Cambodians in a mass exodus from Thailand and to an uncertain [...]
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Thailand: Account for ‘Disappeared’ Political Activist

19-Jun-2014 Intellasia | HRW | 6:00 AM

The Thai military authorities should immediately provide information about the whereabouts of an opposition activist arrested by soldiers on May 28, 2014, Human Rights Watch [...]
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Thailand’s war-weary southerners fear coup will erode new freedoms

19-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

They talked about corruption and politics, about healthcare and women’s rights, about the anxiety of bringing up children in a corner of Thailand where war has killed [...]
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Thailand’s war-weary southerners fear coup will erode new freedoms

19-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

They talked about corruption and politics, about healthcare and women’s rights, about the anxiety of bringing up children in a corner of Thailand where war has killed [...]
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Looking for Orange Shirts in Thailand

19-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Huffington Post | 6:00 AM

In the 1950s and ’60s, when Thailand experienced the bulk of its 19 military coups, a dark joke circulated through the market stalls of Bangkok that the country had [...]
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Cambodia slams Thailand over post-coup worker exodus

19-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Cambodia has accused Thailand’s new military rulers of fomenting an exodus of migrant workers which it claimed had caused at least eight deaths and economic hardship [...]
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Thai junta unfazed by serial hunger striker’s ‘win-win’ fast

19-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

For more than three decades, Chalad Vorachat’s hunger strikes have drawn crowds. Once, he even helped topple a government. But this time, the veteran Thai anti-coup [...]
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Burma to open another trade centre on Thai border

18-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Eleven | 6:00 AM

The construction of Maisal Trade Centre in Kayah State along the border with Thailand has just been completed and the government plans to open the border gate soon. This will [...]
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Philippines to lift Thailand deployment ban

18-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

The Philippines will lift its ban on deploying overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to Thailand, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Monday, June 16, as it lowered the [...]
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