By Kaewmala Now that the two suspects in the tortured Karen girl case have jumped bail what chances does the young Karen abuse survivor have to see justice served in Thailand’s flawed judicial system? Justice is ‘blind’ – to the rich’s crimes The rich and powerful have always had a better chance at evading punishment...
Burma President Thein Sein visited Chin State at the weekend where he called on government executives to amend their way of thinking and embrace democracy, the state-run New Light of Myanmar newspaper reported. He said the objective of the government is peace and stability of the State protected by the rule of law. The country...
An unusual seminar on “the Rule of Law in Myanmar; Perspectives and Prospects” which was jointly organized by EU and the Union Attorney-General‘s Office (UAGO) held in Thingaha Hotel in Nay Pyi Taw Hotel Zone Saturday, The new Light of Myanmar said today. The seminar seemed to support the rule of law in Burma/Myanmar as...
NEW DELHI (AP) — The leaders of India’s ruling Congress party addressed a rare gathering of hundreds of thousands of supporters on Sunday, attempting to reclaim lost political ground after being battered by a series of corruption scandals. The rally comes as a two key Indian states head to the polls and as the party...
By Saksith Saiyasombut SEE UPDATE AND CORRECTION BELOW! A hunger strike by schoolchildren who have been barred from advancing to the upper secondary level at their Bangkok school has highlighted the ever-existing problem of corruption when it comes to parents finding a place to learn for their children in Thailand. Last year we looked at...
Abe on 1st trip to Burma by Japan PM in 36 years
Fri, May 24, 2013 5:20PM UTC
Roadside bomb kills 5 soldiers in southern Thailand
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Fri, May 24, 2013 3:30PM UTC
Nepal: 5 climbers feared dead on world’s 3rd highest peak
Fri, May 24, 2013 2:14PM UTC
2 former sex slaves cancel Japan mayor meeting
Fri, May 24, 2013 1:56PM UTC
Japanese climber, 80, becomes oldest to conquer Everest
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Heat wave causes power outages, anger in India
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