Thailand loses bid to join UN rights body -
RapplerThailand loses bid to join UN rights bodyRapplerFAILED BID. Thailand fails to win a seat at the UN Human Rights Council on Tuesday, October 21. Photo by Ayee Macaraig/Rappler. UNITED NATIONS – Junta-ruled Thailand lost its controversial bid to join the top United Nations body in charge of promoting ...Rights body challenges Thai UN council bidThe NationIndia wins re-election to UN Human Rights CouncilEconomic TimesUN General Assembly elects 15 members of Human Rights Council for 2015-2018ITAR-TASSBig News Network.comall 34 news articles »
Posted on 21 October 2014 | 10:11 am
Saddled with weak economy, Thailand lags
Bangkok PostSaddled with weak economy, Thailand lags Asian rivals in wealth buildingBangkok PostA man runs past the Gucci logo displayed outside the Central Embassy luxury mall in Bangkok, Thailand. While Thailand's millionaires increased their wealth by more than 11% last year, they're being blown away by Southeast Asian neighbours who are ...and more »
Posted on 21 October 2014 | 8:46 am
Thailand murder suspects retract confessions
BBC NewsThailand murder suspects retract confessionsBBC NewsThe UK has expressed concern about the investigation - but Thai police say they have a "perfect" case. Thailand's National Human Rights Commission said on Monday that it had found evidence that the two suspects, Zaw Lin and Win Zaw Htun, both 21, were ...Thailand murder suspects 'retract confessions'RTE.ieSuspects in murder of British tourists in Thailand retract confessionsFox NewsThailand murders: Burmese suspects retract confessionMetroEleven Myanmar -Asian Correspondentall 52 news articles »
Posted on 21 October 2014 | 8:40 am
Thailand to Hand Cash to Rubber Farmers -
Wall Street JournalThailand to Hand Cash to Rubber FarmersWall Street JournalBANGKOK—Thailand's military-appointed government approved measures to help rubber farmers who have been hit hard by sharp declines in export prices. The decision enables the National Rubber Policy Committee to dispense a one-time cash handout ...Thailand implementing measures to help rubber farmers, futures surgeThe Malay Mail Onlineall 5 news articles »
Posted on 21 October 2014 | 5:06 am
Thailand officials find bodies of 2 South
The Malay Mail OnlineThailand officials find bodies of 2 South Koreans killed in tourist boat ...Fox NewsBANGKOK – The bodies of two South Korean tourists were found in waters near Thailand's southern resort city of Phuket on Tuesday, two days after the tourist boat they were in collided with a fishing vessel, police said. Marine police and volunteer ...Two S. Korean tourists missing after boat collide in Thailand (VIDEO)The Malay Mail Online2 Koreans still missing after boat crash in ThailandAsiaOneTourists missing after boat accident in ThailandeTurboNewsTheNewsTribune.com -ecnsall 177 news articles »
Posted on 21 October 2014 | 4:29 am
Thailand murder suspects 'retract
Two men who admitted killing British backpackers on the Thai island of Koh Tao have allegedly retracted their confessions.
Posted on 21 October 2014 | 1:29 pm
Japanese Takashimaya opens first store in
Premium Japanese department store 'Takashimaya', together with ICONSIAM Co., Ltd., the developer of the Bht 50-billion riverside national landmark 'ICONSIAM', today ...
Posted on 21 October 2014 | 12:09 pm
Thailand loses bid to join UN rights body
UNITED NATIONS – Junta-ruled Thailand lost its controversial bid to join the top United Nations body in charge of promoting and protecting human rights. Thailand was among 5 Asian countries that vied for seats on the UN Human Rights Council but got the least number of votes compared to India, Indonesia, ...
Posted on 21 October 2014 | 10:48 am
Thailand to host new $2 million event
BANGKOK: Thailand will next year host a $2 million golf tournament co-sanctioned by the European Tour in what will be the richest golf event to be held in the kingdom, organisers said Tuesday.
Posted on 21 October 2014 | 9:49 am
Thailand's junta-picked council starts
A council selected by Thailand's ruling junta started work Tuesday on reforms to close the nation's festering political divide, a task critics dismiss as aimed at diluting the influence of billionaire ex-premier Thaksin Shinawatra.
Posted on 21 October 2014 | 9:42 am
Granny Lives in Thailand
Ute is a pensioner from Buxtehude who bravely decided to escape old age poverty in Germany and emigrate to Thailand. Now she wants to establish a house-share for seniors there. It will be the first time in her life she’s shared a house, and that goes for ...
Posted on 21 October 2014 | 7:07 am
Why Is the Obama Administration Planning
Despite the fact that Thai junta leader–turned prime minister Prayuth Chan-ocha recently let slip that the current Thai regime might not hold elections until 2016 or later, U.S. policy toward the kingdom remains largely the same as before the coup.
Posted on 21 October 2014 | 5:56 am
Ranbir and Katrina arrive in Thailand!
Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif arrived in Bangkok, Thailand earlier today. They will be shooting here for their Anurag Basu movie 'Jagga Jasoos'. The JJ team shot for the first schedule of the movie in Cape Town, in July. After this, the team shot in ...
Posted on 21 October 2014 | 4:43 am
Thailand loses bid to join UN rights body
UNITED NATIONS – Junta-ruled Thailand lost its controversial bid to join the top United Nations body in charge of promoting and protecting human rights. Thailand was among 5 Asian countries that vied for seats on the UN Human Rights Council but got the ...
Posted on 21 October 2014 | 3:11 am
Thailand to host new $2 million golf
BANGKOK: Thailand will next year host a $2 million golf tournament co-sanctioned by the European Tour in what will be the richest golf event to be held in the kingdom, organisers said Tuesday. The inaugural Thailand Classic will be staged near the southern ...
Posted on 21 October 2014 | 1:06 am
Cambodia, Thailand seek temple ruling
Cambodia asked the United Nations' highest court Monday to clarify a 50-year-old ruling on ownership of a 1,000-year-old temple near its border with Thailand, warning that maintaining the status quo would be a threat to peace between the Southeast Asi
Posted on 15 April 2013 | 1:15 am
2 Thai officials killed in southern bombing
A roadside bombing Friday in Thailand's insurgency-plagued south killed two provincial officials, including a deputy governor who became the highest-ranking civilian official to die in the insurgency in nearly a decade.
Posted on 5 April 2013 | 2:49 am
Thai court to examine charter amendment
Thailand's Constitutional Court has agreed to examine whether an attempt to amend an article in the country's constitution is legal.
Posted on 2 April 2013 | 5:37 pm
Marine abducted, shot dead in Thailand's
Police say a marine private has been abducted and shot dead in Thailand's insurgency-plagued south.
Posted on 27 March 2013 | 8:17 pm
Activists fear Thai return of Hmong rebel to
A U.S. admonition to Laos over its shaky human rights record spurred efforts Tuesday to halt the possible deportation from Thailand of a former ethnic leader to the authoritarian Southeast Asian nation.
Posted on 26 March 2013 | 3:23 am
Resolved Question: Have you been to
I am traveling to Thailand in March, can anyone who has been there please tell me some good places to visit? They can either be...
Posted on 14 October 2014 | 2:59 pm
Resolved Question: Dental courses in
I am trying to find some dental courses in Thailand, in English language. The course is not for me, but a...
Posted on 2 May 2013 | 7:27 pm
Resolved Question: Prostitution in Thailand?
Why is prostitution so common in Thailand than in any other place.
Posted on 18 August 2012 | 2:22 pm
Resolved Question: What places to see in
What places/cities to see in Thailand as a tourist and what is the best time to visit Thailand, I mean, is there a winter season?
Posted on 25 May 2012 | 4:39 am
Resolved Question: Gap year in Thailand?
I'm a high school senior who is on the normal track to going to college next year. However, I've always had it in the back of my head to take a gap year, to go...
Posted on 8 January 2012 | 9:34 pm