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Thai PM to visit Saudi Arabia as diplomatic relations thaw

First high-level visit since relations soured in the wake of a 1989 theft of $20m worth of jewels from a…

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Myanmar refugees receive little relief at Thai border

Mae Sot, Thailand – It was dark when Ayenwin Oo, 47, led a group of people from Myanmar through a…

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UN seeks Thailand’s help to halt Myanmar crisis deterioration

Discord within ASEAN over how to deal with Myanmar is delaying a crucial meeting of the region’s foreign ministers. A…

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A letter to a refugee child ‘afraid of speaking the new language’

Dear refugee child, There is an American flag flying on a tall metal pole by the doors into the brown…

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In Bangkok, Thai police are brutalising child protesters

As Thailand’s youth-led protests gather momentum after strict COVID-19 lockdowns muzzled the freedom to peacefully assemble for months, newspaper coverage…

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A letter to a refugee child who must ‘survive’ in a new country

Dear refugee child in your first year of arriving in a new country, Your mother who everyone says was beautiful…

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In Pictures: Thailand issues new flood warnings amid heavy rains

Bangkok and other areas of central Thailand have received new warnings of possible major flooding, even as disaster relief authorities…

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Protesters call to ‘kick out’ Thai PM on coup anniversary

Demonstrators mark the 15th anniversary of coup d’etat that overthrew then Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra. Hundreds of protesters drove through…

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Thailand: Migrants plead for vaccines as COVID takes lives, jobs

Bangkok, Thailand – When the first COVID-19 case was detected in the Thai border town of Mae Sot in April…

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Myanmar dissidents face fear and uncertainty in Thailand

When Myanmar’s military staged a coup on February 1, Kaung Latt’s career as an entertainer came to an abrupt halt.…

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