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Thailand could abolish college uniforms in crackdown on gang warfare

By Fri, Jul 03, 2015 12:34PM UTC 0 Comment

Thailand’s Education Ministry is considering changing or even abolishing polytechnic college uniforms in a bid to rein in gang violence between students....

Prostitution: Thailand’s worst kept secret

By Fri, Jul 03, 2015 11:08AM UTC 2 Comments

You could be forgiven for thinking if you were new to Thailand that prostitution was a market aimed solely at foreign tourists and fund-dumping expatriates. The garish lights, garish hook-ups, and garish whispers in the night have become iconic, a thing of holiday myths, books, films, and for many who don’t live here deceitfully representative of an entire culture. But Thailand’s lusty epithet of a land of salacious, often mendacious smiles, is a foreign concoction, and within these borders most citizens I think don’t taint themselves with that brush....

WATCH: Thai woman puts up a helluva fight against handbag thieves

By Thu, Jul 02, 2015 4:23PM UTC 0 Comment

We have to hand it to this feisty Thai lady, who is taking no **** from these two would-be handbag thieves. The footage, caught on CCTV camera last month, show the opportunistic crooks strike on a quiet street. ...

Thailand arrests 2 key human trafficking suspects

By Wed, Jul 01, 2015 3:54PM UTC 0 Comment

BANGKOK (AP) — Police in Thailand have arrested two men they say are key figures in a human trafficking ring that lures people to work on fishing boats in Indonesia and sells them to boat owners....

Chinese woman sparks outcry after drying undies at Disney Hong Kong

By Wed, Jul 01, 2015 11:20AM UTC 0 Comment

Selfie sticks have been outlawed at Disney theme parks around the globe, but the rules on drying underwear don’t seem to be so clearly defined. But that didn’t a mainland Chinese woman being roundly criticized online for airing her delicates at Disneyland Hong Kong. ...