BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand is facing bans on new international flights and increased inspections after the International Civil Aviation Organization said there are significant concerns about the country’s aviation safety.
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The International Organization for Migration says an estimated 4,000 fishermen are stranded on a handful of islands in Indonesia, including men revealed in an Associated Press investigation to have been enslaved. Steve Hamilton, the group’s deputy chief of mission in Indonesia, says many of the men
BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s Bangkok Post newspaper is reporting that the country’s junta leader vowed to take legal action against companies using forced labor, after an Associated Press investigation revealed that fish caught by enslaved migrant workers was being exported from Thai ports to global markets.
Another week in Thailand, and with it another spell of fatal traffic accidents: Three Chinese tourists died after a bus plunged down a hill in Phuket on March 25, and seven migrant workers from Burma (Myanmar) were killed the day before when the truck carrying them was hit by a
The much-anticipated Bangkok International Book Fair has returned at the Queen Sirikit National Convention Center (March 26-April 6). Held annually by The Publishers and Booksellers Association of Thailand (PUBAT), the big, jam-packed book week has also been setting new attendance records in the past few years. But is its success a reflection or an illusion of Thai reading culture?
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