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Thai rescue workers  move an injured tourist to hospital  after a boat accident in Phuket. Pic: AP.

Body of Korean tourist found after Thai boat crash

By Tue, Oct 21, 2014 7:15PM UTC Comments Off Thai rescue workers  move an injured tourist to hospital  after a boat accident in Phuket. Pic: AP.

BANGKOK (AP) — The body of a South Korean woman who went missing when a tourist boat collided with a fishing vessel in southern Thailand has been found. A South Korean man is still missing....

Not saving Thailand’s face: the backlash of police corruption in tourist murders

By Tue, Oct 21, 2014 11:16AM UTC Comments Off The Burmese workers accused of committing the Koh Tao murders at a press conference earlier this month. Pic: AP.

The Koh Tao murders, and the resulting international scrutiny, have left Thailand in an uncomfortable position and forced the country to confront its troubled history with law enforcement and justice. ...

Human rights institutions in Southeast Asia: Are the “paper tigers” coming to life?

By Tue, Oct 21, 2014 11:15AM UTC Comments Off Cambodian and Thai villagers presenting their case at SUHAKAM. Pic: EarthRights International.

National human rights institutions in Southeast Asia have often been described as “paper tigers” or “toothless agencies” -- accused of sitting idle in the face of serious human rights concerns -- but there is some cause to believe that may be changing...

Voicing concerns: Thai artists take on the coup and the junta

By Mon, Oct 20, 2014 11:06AM UTC Comments Off "Hipster the King"

As Thailand enters a time when the wrong opinion can send people to prison, some artists and other creative minds are finding alternative ways to express their concerns and critiques of the government and Thai society....

Two Korean tourists missing after Thailand boat collision

By Mon, Oct 20, 2014 9:27AM UTC Comments Off Phuket, Thailand. Pic: AP.

Two tourists from South Korea are missing after their boat collided with a fishing vessel near Thailand's southern resort of Phuket....

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