FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — Thailand’s Office of the Attorney General has made an example of four unruly street vendors, sentencing them to over a year in prison each for extorting money from a customer near the King Rama V Statue at Bangkok’s Royal Plaza.
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — The UN’s refugee agency has asked the Thai government to verify reports that authorities fired shots at an intercepted boat carrying 133 Rohingya last month, which may have resulted in at […]
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — The recent surge of violence in the South has spurred the government to once again review its strategy of how to deal with violence in the strife-torn area. After a meeting […]
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — Handling the plight of refugees and Internally Displaced Peoples (IDPs) has often found the 10-nation Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) wanting. From the eastern shores of Borneo to Myanmar’s northern […]