Stories By Panu Wongcha-um
112 Sep 2014 Fri
In an interview with Channel NewsAsia on Friday (Sep 12), Thai authorities rejected claims made by an international human rights group that it is mistreating thousands of children being held in immigration detention centres across the country.
211 Sep 2014 Thu
The Thai army has refuted a report by Amnesty International that accused the military of human rights violations after the coup.
308 Sep 2014 Mon
Thailand is in the grip of flood season, and residents are bracing for even higher flood waters in the coming days.
405 Sep 2014 Fri
The Court of Appeals in Thailand on Friday (Sep 5) ended Sukhumbhand Paribatra’s suspension. He was accused of misconduct during the election campaign for the governor of Bangkok.
501 Sep 2014 Mon
Thai authorities have implemented new visa regulations aimed at boosting tourism and tightening loopholes often abused by those who want to extend their stay.
614 Aug 2014 Thu
Thai authorities are stepping up efforts to clamp down on illegal surrogacy clinics and doctors involved in the procedure after recent high profile cases put the industry in the spotlight.
721 Jul 2014 Mon
Aid groups have warned that the security and economic conditions in Myanmar are not yet conducive for mass repatriation, after Thai army chief Prayuth Chan-ocha announced plans to return more than 120,000 Myanmar refugees.