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Thailand visa crackdown likely to impact English education

By Mon, Jul 28, 2014 5:59PM UTC Comments Off Pic: Charlie Edward - Shutterstock.

Thailand's crackdown on people living and working on tourist visas will have far-reaching effects in several sectors, not the least of which is education. English teachers who have not been able to secure work permits may soon face unemployment or an uphill battle to get the documents needed to work there legally....

Roadside bomb kills girl, wounds others in southern Thailand

By Mon, Jul 28, 2014 12:04PM UTC Comments Off Pic: AP.

HAT YAI, Thailand (AP) — Police say a 12-year-old girl was killed and seven people, including two other girls, were wounded in a roadside bomb attack in Thailand's insurgency-plagued south....

Australia readies 50 police to send to Ukraine for MH17 investigation

By Thu, Jul 24, 2014 5:43PM UTC Comments Off Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott speaks during a press conference in Sydney, Australia, Saturday. Pic: AP.

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia has sent 50 police to London in anticipation of deploying them to the Ukraine to secure the Malaysian plane crash site as part of a United Nations team....

Thailand to re-launch women-only train carriages after horrific rape-murder

By Thu, Jul 24, 2014 5:31PM UTC Comments Off Pic: AP.

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's railway authority is planning to re-launch women-only carriages after a 13-year-old girl was raped and killed in her berth on an overnight train....

Bomb kills 2, hurts 8 in Thailand’s Deep South

By Thu, Jul 24, 2014 10:55AM UTC Comments Off Bomb kills 2, hurts 8 in Thailand’s Deep South

HAT YAI, Thailand (AP) — Police say two people were killed and eight other civilians wounded by a vehicle bomb in Thailand’s violence-plagued south. Police Col. Chamlong Suwalak says that suspected Islamic insurgents detonated an improvised explosive device hidden in a pickup truck that was parked near a cockfighting ground in Pattani province’s Kok Pho...

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