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Thailand should leave 'no stone unturned' after 62 found guilty of trafficking

Thailand has long been a transit country for human trafficking to provide a source of laborers and sex workers.

Locals and tourists develop taste for crocodile meat in Thailand

Crocodile meat has seen a surge in popularity in Thailand due to its alleged health benefits.

Thailand leads the pack for Asia's abused tourist elephants

Of the 2,923 elephants WAP documented working within Asia's tourism trade, 2,198 were found in Thailand alone.
July 06, 2017 | 02:38 pm GMT+7

Thailand backtracks on labor law after migrant workers flee

Much of the migrant workforce remains undocumented and vulnerable to exploitation by traffickers and unscrupulous employers.
July 01, 2017 | 03:34 pm GMT+7

Myanmar and Thailand torch $1 billion of seized drugs

Myanmar remains one of the world's great drug producing nations.
June 26, 2017 | 01:39 pm GMT+7

Thailand reassures tourists following Bangkok attack

Thailand is one of the most popular travel destinations in Southeast Asia, attracting over 30 million arrivials last year.
May 24, 2017 | 10:34 am GMT+7

Bomb at hospital in Thailand wounds 24 - police

A bomb blast at a hospital in the Thai capital, Bangkok, wounded 24 people on Monday, the third anniversary of a 2014 military coup.
May 22, 2017 | 04:29 pm GMT+7

Choked by traffic, Bangkok revs up to beat air pollution

The number of vehicle has increased quickly every year in the capital city of Thailand, resulting in more sources of emission.
May 18, 2017 | 02:30 pm GMT+7

Despite crackdown, people-smuggling across Thai-Myanmar border has risen

Migrants from Myanmar often do work Thais shun in sectors such as construction, agriculture and fishing, forming the backbone of Southeast Asia's second largest economy.
May 12, 2017 | 08:57 am GMT+7

Fighting addiction at a Thai monastery

A cocaine addiction had pushed Cengiz, a 38-year-old Turkish German, to the brink of suicide, until he found salvation half a world away at a Buddhist monastery in Thailand.
May 11, 2017 | 10:56 am GMT+7

Car bomb hits Thailand's troubled south, injures 40

It's the largest attack for months on a civilian target in the troubled zone.
May 09, 2017 | 05:51 pm GMT+7

From farms to festivals, Thai folk music strikes a global chord

Long snubbed by Bangkokians as simple country music, the hypnotizing folk tunes of molam are now gathering global acclaim. 
April 29, 2017 | 03:38 pm GMT+7

Thai man broadcasts baby daughter's murder live on Facebook

Videos of a man killing his daughter before committing suicide were visible online for 24 hrs before they were taken down.
April 26, 2017 | 10:50 am GMT+7

Thais, Cambodians caught smuggling diesel oil in Vietnam's waters

The crews of 26 people from Cambodia and Thailand aboard three boats were caught last week for transferring diesel oil off Vietnam's southern coast.
April 25, 2017 | 09:54 am GMT+7

Thai man arrested for smuggling sperm to Laos

The sperm was donated from Chinese and Vietnamese men in Bangkok.
April 22, 2017 | 09:17 pm GMT+7