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ReutersSpecial Report: Traffickers use abductions, prison ships to feed Asian slave tradeReutersPHANG NGA Thailand (Reuters) – When Afsar Miae left his home near Teknaf in southern Bangladesh to look for work last month, he told his mother, "I'll see you soon." He said he expected to return that evening. He never did. When he reported for work at …Traffickers Use Abductions, Prison Ships to Feed Asian Slave TradeThe Irrawaddy News Magazineall 28 news articles »
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  • Voice of AmericaThailand's Troubled Tourism Industry Struggles to RecoverVoice of AmericaBANGKOK—. Visitor arrivals in Thailand's multi-billion dollar tourism industry have fallen by 19 percent this year. That's a significant drop for an industry that outside groups estimate accounts for more than a fifth of the country's economic output …Junta in Thailand promoting martial law tourismTelegraph.co.ukAnother tough year ahead for tourism if martial law stays: TCTThe Nationall 3 news articles »
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  • Wall Street JournalThailand Offers New Concessions for Oil and Gas ExplorationWall Street JournalThailand's natural gas reserves fell 24% over the past five years to 8.41 trillion cubic feet by the end of 2013, from 11.03 trillion in 2009, according to data from the Department of Mineral Fuels. Seventy percent of Thailand's electricity generation …Thailand Plans Feb Auction Of Petroleum Concessions At 29 BlocksRigzone (registration)all 6 news articles »
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  • Telegraph.co.ukTiger mauls tourist in Phuket tiger parkTelegraph.co.ukDespite safety and animal welfare concerns, Thailand's tiger parks, where visitors are allowed to interact with the animals, have grown in popularity in recent years. There have, however, been numerous well-documented and even fatal attacks on tourists …Phuket Tiger Kingdom may close temporarily after tourist bittenThe Phuket NewsI Whacked the Tiger As It Mauled Me, Says Aussie Tourist After Attack on PhuketPhuketwanall 7 news articles »
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  • The GuardianBurmese men accused of killing Britons in Thailand withdraw confessionsThe GuardianThe bodies of Witheridge, 23, and Miller, 24, were discovered on 15 September by cleaners on a beach on Koh Tao, an island in the south of Thailand famous for its diving. Postmortem examinations showed both suffered severe head wounds and Witheridge …Thailand tourist murder suspects retract confessionsReutersThailand murder suspects retract confessionsBBC NewsLawyer: Burmese suspects deny killing British backpackers on Thai islandCNNThe Globe and Mailall 159 news articles »
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  • Bangkok PostSaddled with weak economy, Thailand lags Asian rivals in wealth buildingBangkok PostA man runs past the Gucci logo displayed outside the Central Embassy luxury mall in Bangkok, Thailand. While Thailand's millionaires increased their wealth by more than 11% last year, they're being blown away by Southeast Asian neighbours who are …and more »
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  • BBC NewsThailand murder suspects retract confessionsBBC NewsThe UK has expressed concern about the investigation – but Thai police say they have a "perfect" case. Thailand's National Human Rights Commission said on Monday that it had found evidence that the two suspects, Zaw Lin and Win Zaw Htun, both 21, were …Thailand murder suspects 'retract confessions'RTE.ieSuspects in murder of British tourists in Thailand retract confessionsFox NewsKoh Tao suspects' parents to go to ThailandEleven MyanmarMetro -Asian Correspondentall 52 news articles »
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  • Japan's envoy tells deputy PM he favours world trade HQ in ThailandThe NationJapan is eyeing Thailand for use as a trade hub and is happy the Kingdom is changing its regulations to facilitate the setting up of an international trading headquarters in the country, according to a Thai deputy prime minister. After a meeting …and more »
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  • Wall Street JournalThailand to Hand Cash to Rubber FarmersWall Street JournalBANGKOK—Thailand's military-appointed government approved measures to help rubber farmers who have been hit hard by sharp declines in export prices. The decision enables the National Rubber Policy Committee to dispense a one-time cash handout …Thailand implementing measures to help rubber farmers, futures surgeThe Malay Mail Onlineall 5 news articles »
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  • The Malay Mail OnlineThailand officials find bodies of 2 South Koreans killed in tourist boat …Fox NewsIt was second fatal tourist boat accident in Thailand this month. Two Indian tourists drowned Oct. 5 after the boat they were in capsized in bad weather, also along Thailand's southern Andaman Sea coast. The boat's operator was charged with reckless …Two S. Korean tourists missing after boat collide in Thailand (VIDEO)The Malay Mail Online2 Koreans still missing after boat crash in ThailandAsiaOneTourists missing after boat accident in ThailandeTurboNewsTheNewsTribune.com -ecnsall 174 news articles »
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