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Taiwan, Thailand join deal to end tariffs on tech products

By Wed, Jul 29, 2015 10:27AM UTC 0 Comment

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 3 Comments

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 0 Comment

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 0 Comment

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....

Confusion reigns over Thai junta’s latest booze ban

By Mon, Jul 27, 2015 12:20PM UTC 1 Comment

On the face of it, the Thai junta’s attempts to limit the sale of alcohol around schools and universities is laudable. The reality, however, could see hundreds of bars and restaurants being put out of business in the coming weeks if authorities refuse to backtrack....