FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — The rumor mill in Thailand is working overdrive again. Protestors are taking to the streets ahead of government plans to pass an amnesty law that would protect hundreds from prosecution and perhaps clear a path for the return of former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra.
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Detained Christians in Thailand: ASEAN’s Latest Refugee Issue
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — Southeast Asia, with its ten countries squeezed into an area half the size of China and a volatile mix of politics and old-fashioned hatreds, has no shortage of issues with refugees, […]
Trouble in Thailand’s South
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — Few countries are as divided over politics as Thailand. On the streets of Bangkok, the confrontation between Red and Yellow shirts always seems close to the breaking-point, with the struggle so […]
Thai-Cambodia Border Clash Erupts in UN Court
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — An explosive hearing into a territorial row between Thailand and Cambodia has began at the UN’s International Court of Justice in The Hague. The 900-year-old Preah Vihear temple, lying between the two […]
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