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Us Department of State to Upgrade Thailand to “Tier 2 Watch List” on Human Trafficking

. . WASHINGTON – The United States Department of State officials said Tuesday that they have decided to remove Thailand from its list of worst human trafficking offenders in a move that could help smooth relations with Thailand’s military-run government. The upgrade, confirmed to Reuters by a U.S. official in Washington and a Bangkok-based official […]

June 29th, 2016 | Posted in World News | Read More »

Philippines New President Nicknamed “Duterte Harry” as Threatens to Kill all Drug Dealers

. MANILA – The bodies of dozens of suspected drug peddlers have turned up in the Philippines in recent weeks, providing an eerie backdrop to the swearing-in on Thursday of Rodrigo Duterte, who has warned of a bloody presidency in his bid to eradicate crime. Some of the dead were killed in gunfights with police; […]

June 29th, 2016 | Posted in World News | Read More »

British PM Tells Labour Leader “For Heaven’s Sake Man, Go” after Losing to Non-Confudence Vote

. . LONDON – British Prime Minister David Cameron used his weekly question time in Parliament to pressure opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn,to step down after the bulk of Labour Party lawmakers passed a motion of no confidence in their embattled chief. “It might be in my party’s interest for him to sit there,” Cameron told […]

June 29th, 2016 | Posted in World News | Read More »

Turkish Investigators Blame Islamic State for Boming that Kill 41 at Istanbul Airport

. . ISTANBUL – Turkish investigators pored over video footage and witness statements on Wednesday after three suspected Islamic State suicide bombers opened fire and blew themselves up in Istanbul’s main airport, killing 41 people and wounding 239. The attack on Europe’s third-busiest airport was the deadliest in a series of suicide bombings this year […]

June 29th, 2016 | Posted in World News | Read More »

Thai Police Arrest Myanmar Woman for Reporting Labour Abuses at Poultry Farm

. . LOP BURI -Myanmar Workers Rights Network (MWRN) has reported that a Burmese migrant worker was arrested in Lop Buri on Saturday for allegedly “stealing” her own work time-card. Officials from the Myanmar Workers Rights Network said her employer, a poultry farm in the province, filed the charge against her after she showed her […]

June 28th, 2016 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

Thai Children Increasingly at Risk as Drug Abuse Grows in Thailand

    BANGKOK – Boonruang Triruangworawat, Director of the National Narcotics Control Management Centre, said yesterday, Thailand has been struggling with an increasingly complicated drug problem. At an even marking International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, Boonruang said drug abusers are estimated to number as many as 2.7 million and the scourge of drugs […]

June 28th, 2016 | Posted in Health | Read More »

26 Year-Old Dutch Woman Jumps to her Death in Chiang Mai

. .   CHIANG MAI – Police were called to the Grandview Hotel after a Dutch woman, Miss Nouschka Kuss, 26, leapt from the fifth floor car park of the hotel. Police were called to the scene on Saturday afternoon after receiving a call from Ms Gridima Limsiri a concerned Thai woman, who is reported […]

June 27th, 2016 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

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