Stories By Panu Wongcha-um
124 Oct 2014 Fri
Laos' plan to build a series of hydropower dams over the next 15 years has drawn criticisms from its neighbours due to concerns over the impact on fishing communities and the environment.
210 Oct 2014 Fri
Although the details of Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha's visit to Myanmar have been scarce, the two countries have looked to strengthen cooperation by expanding linkages along their shared border.
302 Oct 2014 Thu
Doctors at Siriraj Hosptial in Bangkok claim to have developed an antibody using human genes that could cure Ebola patients, but more tests are needed before production can begin.
412 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.
511 Sep 2014 Thu
The Thai army has refuted a report by Amnesty International that accused the military of human rights violations after the coup.
608 Sep 2014 Mon
Thailand is in the grip of flood season, and residents are bracing for even higher flood waters in the coming days.
705 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.
801 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.
914 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.