Thailand Wants Tech Firms to Set Up Centers Against Fake News

The centers would take down online content from child pornography, in addition to tackling “fake news” and “fake accounts.”

Thailand Wants Tech Firms to Set Up Centers Against Fake News

BANGKOK – Thailand is proposing that tech companies set up centers in each of the 10 ASEAN countries to curb the flow of “fake news” and fake accounts.. Such centers would also work as a shortcut for governments to flag misinformation more easily. Providers of over-the-top (OTT) service – any digital service done through the […]

U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo Slams China Over Mekong Dams

U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo Slams China Over Mekong Dams

BANGKOK – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has criticized China’s dam-building on the Mekong River. Environmentalists have called the dam building irresponsible and a total disregard for the lower Mekong Countries. Saying the construction had left the lower Mekong River countries with the lowest levels of water in more than a decade. Pompeo said […]

Asean Foreign Ministers Begin Talks in Bangkok, Thailand

Asean Foreign Ministers Begin Talks in Bangkok, Thailand

BANGKOK – Foreign ministers of the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations began their annual series of meetings in Bangkok on Wednesday. With South China Sea tensions, the Rohingya refugee crisis and Korean Peninsula issues on the agenda. The Asean foreign ministers met among themselves in the morning and with their counterparts from China and […]

Thailand’s Health Ministry Warns Over Drug-Resistant Malaria

“We discovered drug-resistant malaria has spread aggressively, replacing local malaria parasites, and has become the dominant strain in Vietnam, Laos and northeastern Thailand.”

Thailand’s Health Ministry Warns Over Drug-Resistant Malaria

BANGKOK – A the rain season begins Thailand’s Public Health Ministry is cautioning citizen throughout Thailand with regards to malaria that is resistant to two key anti-malarial medicines. Using genomic surveillance to track the spread of drug-resistant malaria, the scientists found that the strain, known as KEL1/PLA1, has also evolved. Picking up new genetic mutations […]

Thailand’s Tourist Police Creates 40 Member VIP Squad for Asean

Forty of Thailand's tourist police officers completed their training earlier this month at a week-long course aimed at enhancing their skills.

Thailand’s Tourist Police Creates 40 Member VIP Squad for Asean

BANGKOK – Thailand’s Tourist Police Bureau as announced it has trained a 40-members to be VIP security in preparation for over 250 meetings as Thailand serves as the ASEAN chair. The 40 tourist police officers completed their training earlier this month at a week-long course aimed at enhancing their investigation, suppression and situation management skills, […]

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