Chiang Mai conference highlights ‘academic activism’ in Burma

By Wed, Jul 29, 2015 3:51PM UTC

Academics, students and activists from Burma (Myanmar), Thailand and around the world were among those who attended the first Conference on Burma/Myanmar Studies at Chiang Mai University from 24 to 26 July.

Taiwan, Thailand join deal to end tariffs on tech products

By Wed, Jul 29, 2015 10:27AM UTC

BERLIN (AP) — The World Trade Organization says Taiwan and Thailand have joined an agreement reached last week to abolish duties on more than 200 technology products.

Malaysia taken off US human trafficking blacklist; no upgrade for Thailand

By Tue, Jul 28, 2015 8:34AM UTC

The U.S. State Department has followed up on its controversial proposal to take Malaysia off its blacklist of countries failing to combat modern-day slavery, leaving it open to criticism that politics is swaying the often-contentious rankings in its annual human trafficking report.

Thai Airways suspends unprofitable US flights, cuts 1,401 jobs

By Mon, Jul 27, 2015 3:41PM UTC

Thailand’s beleaguered national airline will suspend flights to the U.S. as part of efforts to end years of losses.

WATCH: Badass Thai cop takes down motorcyclist at checkpoint

By Mon, Jul 27, 2015 1:53PM UTC

This video has been doing the rounds on Thai social media again this weekend. Captured on what appears to be a police camera last year, it shows a Thai police stopping a motorcyclist who tried to drive away from a police checkpoint in the northern city of Chiang Mai.