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Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen Calls for Closure of Main Human Rights Group

– PHNOM PENH – Prime Minister Hun Sen called on authorities to investigate the Cambodian Center for Human Rights (CCHR), yesterday after claiming that it was supporting foreign influence influence in the country. “The Cambodian Center for Human Rights (CCHR) must be shut down because it was created by foreigners not Cambodians. The ministry of […]

November 28th, 2017 | Posted in World News | Read More »

Thai Cadet’s Death Sparks National Debate on Corporal Punishment Culture in Thai Military

– CHON BURI – The suspicious death of an 18-year-old Thai cadet who was training at the Armed Forces Academies Preparatory School last month has sparked a national debate, both online and in-person, about the corporal punishment culture that many believe to be rampant in the country’s military schools. Phakhapong Tanyakan was found dead last […]

November 28th, 2017 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

Get Your Geek On “Big Bangkok Comic Con” Announced for April 27-29 at Royal Paragon Hall

– BANGKOK – Two of Thailand’s biggest comic convention organizers, TrueVisions Group and Hobbie Plus have joined forces to host Bangkok Comic Con and Thailand Comic Con 2018 in April, 2018. TrueVisions, the region’s leading provider of US Hollywood content, and Hobbie PLUS, which provides popular content from Japan and other Asian countries, will cooperate […]

November 28th, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment,Regional News | Read More »

Airlines Scramble to Minimize Losses As Bali’s Airport Shutdown Due to Volcanic Ash

– BALI – As a shutdown of Bali’s airport is extended due to volcanic ash, airlines bracing for millions of dollars of lost revenue per day are scrambling to minimize damage by offering travel to other destinations and alternative transport off the island. The airport on the Indonesian tourist island was closed for a second […]

November 28th, 2017 | Posted in World News | Read More »

Temperatures Dropping to Single Digits at Phu Chai Fa Mountain Top

– CHIANG RAI -The weather continues to cool down in Northern regions of Thailand, with the temperature on the mountaintop in Chiang Rai dropping to the single-digit range. As winter has officially arrived, the temperature atop Phu Chi Fah in Amphoe Thoeng District, Chiang Rai province, has been recorded at as low as 10 degrees […]

November 28th, 2017 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

Witness a Super Full Moon in Chiang Rai on the Night of December 3, 2017

– CHIANG RAI – Thailand’s National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand (NARIT) invites the people to watch the Moon on the night of December 3 when it will be at the nearest to the Earth and becomes Super Full Moon. The Moon will be 357,973 kilometers from the Earth on this night and it will […]

November 28th, 2017 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

Iran Pressure US and Britain with Hostages Over $530 Million Payment to Tehran

– TEHRAN – Iran’s state TV aired videos Sunday targeting two detained dual nationals serving time on espionage charges, likely trying to pressure the US and Britain as London considers making a $530 million payment to Tehran. The case of Iranian-British national Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has gained momentum in recent weeks as British Foreign Minister Boris […]

November 27th, 2017 | Posted in World News | Read More »

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