22 Nov 2022
Thai-Cambodian discussions at the recent ASEAN summit put labour issues on the table. Despite the pleasant chat, migrant workers in Thailand have yet to see what, if any, measures the authorities will adopt to help address their problems.
24 Oct 2022
Siripan Nogsuan Sawasdee, Chulalongkorn University's professor of political science, portrays an insightful outlook of how Thailand responded to Covid-19 from day one in parallel with many various pretexts and dimensions across the globe.
21 Oct 2022
Thousands of Russians have packed their bags and left the country in response to President Vladimir Putin’s announcement of a limited draft of troops for Ukraine. Two Russians who fled to Thailand talk of their and their compatriots’ struggles to seek more peaceful pastures.
24 Jun 2022
Thai Embassies have issued warnings to Thai people about taking cannabis and hemp into Indonesia and Vietnam, where penalties include fines, life imprisonment and capital punishment.
3 Jun 2022
On 2 June, Sitanan Satsaksit, the sister of Wanchalearm Satsaksit and legal advisors sought an audience with the Cambodian ambassador to Thailand to request an update on an investigation into the political refugee’s abduction in Phnom Penh on 4 June 2020. Their request was denied before they could enter the Cambodian Embassy in Bangkok.
25 Mar 2022
“Nation, religion, and king” - a slogan that seems almost spiritual and sacred to Thai nationalists. Why? I don’t think I am alone in believing that, even as we debate political topics, we feel that certain things - like our national religion and our royal institution - cannot be forgotten. Why exactly is difficult to explain.
27 Jan 2022
17 Dec 2021
Following the demonstration by refugees in Mae La camp in Tak Province on 14 December, Move Forward Party (MFP) MPs and representatives and NGOs urged a fair investigation that also addresses the root causes that turned a peaceful protest violent in one night.
16 Dec 2021
Transgender people in Thailand have no route to legal recognition of their gender identity, making them vulnerable to various forms of discrimination, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today with the Thai Transgender Alliance.
12 Nov 2021
On 9 November 2021, Thai immigration officials forcibly returned two Cambodian refugees, putting them at risk of unfair trials in Cambodia, said Human Rights Watch.
2 Nov 2021
1 Oct 2021