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Who is Xavier Andre Justo?

THIS morning, New Straits Times readers woke up to images of a heavily tattooed foreigner surrounded by armed officers, held in the custody of the Thai police after a dramatic new development in the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) story. 1,070 more words

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Thailand's trafficking crackdown adds to migrants' misery

NAKHON SI THAMMARAT, Thailand | By Amy Sawitta Lefevre and Aubrey Belford

Security forces and rescue workers inspect a mass grave at a rubber plantation near a mountain in Thailand’s southern Songkhla province May 7, 2015. 703 more words

Sawa-dee cop!

One of the more useful things I did to prepare for this jaunt into Asia was to check out what it was like to drive here–especially motorbiking. 527 more words

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Lèse Majesté Law or Low.

Don’t we all love that Thai “Royal Revenge”. The parents of ex-Princess Srirasmi denied charges of Lese Majeste at the Crime Suppression Division headquarters in Bangkok on Feb 9. 151 more words

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Lèse Majesté Law or Low.

Don’t we all love that Thai “Royal Revenge”. The parents of ex-Princess Srirasmi denied charges of Lese Majeste at the Crime Suppression Division headquarters in Bangkok on Feb 9. 151 more words

Thailand

A night in a Thai Jail?

I woke with a sense of foreboding.

“I feel really agitated today and I don’t know why,” I said to Con that morning.

The day was actually full of the unexpected as we encountered bridge washouts and road closures from the recent extreme flooding in East Malaysia, a 1 in 50 year event. 2,164 more words

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Tourists Are Reporting a Dramatic Surge in Harassment by Thai Police

Mastercard’s 2014 Global Destination Cities Index recently ranked Bangkok as the second most visited destination in the world after London. Spend a few days this hedonistic metropolis and you’ll soon understand why, for it offers an almost unbeatable mix of culture, edgy nightlife, cheap shopping, comfortable hotels, warm weather and — who can say no? 1,349 more words