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South Korean arrested for duping Thais into sex trade

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

BANGKOK (AFP) – A South Korean man accused of duping over 20 Thai women into forced prostitution in his home country has been arrested in Bangkok, an officer said on Saturday (Aug 19). 231 more words

Current Affairs

8 Charged in Thailand's Latest Case of Insulting Monarchy -- One of the evil doers is 14 years old


AUG. 17, 2017, 10:57 A.M. E.D.T.

BANGKOK — A legal aid group in Thailand says at least eight people have been charged with insulting the monarchy for allegedly burning portraits of members of the royal family. 100 more words

Thailand's Criminal Court Removes "Illegal" Websites, Even on Facebook and YouTube

But nearly 1,800 pages remain because of coordination errors

August 8, 2017, 1:53pm

8 Jul 2017

By Kosman Tortermvasana

Facebook and YouTube have confirmed that all web pages ruled as illicit by the Thai Criminal Court have been removed from their platforms. 189 more words

Thais Hope to Get Off Trump's Trade Hit List as Tillerson Heads for Bangkok


AUG. 7, 2017, 1:45 A.M. E.D.T.

BANGKOK — Thai officials voiced hope ahead of a visit by U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson of escaping U.S. 423 more words

Thailand: Crackdown on critics of Military Government continues with accusations of sedition against award-winning Thai journalist -- Dissent against the junta is not permitted

Pravit Rojanaphruk, an outspoken Thai columnist for the English-language daily The Nation, poses for photograph while being called to report himself to the ruling military along with other journalists in Bangkok, Thailand Sunday, May 25, 2014. 423 more words

Rights Groups Call for Justice Ahead of Major Thailand Trafficking Verdict


JULY 18, 2017, 1:18 A.M. E.D.T.

BANGKOK — Thailand should ensure those involved in trafficking migrants are brought to justice, rights groups said on Tuesday, ahead of a verdict in a major trafficking trial involving 103 defendants that has been beset by allegations of intimidation. 683 more words