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'Learn from Thailand's failure to win UN seat'The NationThailand should learn a lesson from its failed bid to join the UN Human Rights Council, Nirand Pitakwatachara, a member of the National Human Rights Commission, said yesterday. "We must admit that we're in a post-coup situation and martial law is still …Thailand Maintains Constructive UN Role While Missing Human Rights SeatBernamaall 3 news articles »
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  • Bakken.comThailand in a race to find new sources of oil and gasBakken.comDue to declines in petroleum supplies from the fields in the Gulf of Thailand, the country is now offering licenses after seven years. The Bangkok Post reported that existing reserves in the gulf may last for only seven years, according to an interview …and more »
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  • In Thailand as learnersMission Network NewsNeither of us has a background in teaching or a plan to pursue a career in education, and yet somehow we have both found ourselves in southern Thailand doing just that: teaching. We had learned in our intern training about the importance as entering …
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  • ABC OnlineSuspects accused of tourist deaths in Thailand retract confessions, claim they …ABC OnlineThe murders on the normally tranquil island rocked the small community and marked a new setback for Thailand's image as a holiday haven after months of protests in Bangkok led to a coup and the imposition of martial law in May. Last week, Thai …
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  • NPR (blog)Surrogacy Storm In Thailand: A Rejected Baby, A Busy BabymakerNPR (blog)Thailand is one of only a few countries that allows foreigners to hire locals to serve as surrogates. The money flows to the clinics that work with foreign couples and the women who carry the babies. Like Pattaramon Janbua, who lives in a two-room …
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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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