Asia

Thailand's military under scrutiny over treatment of conscripts

A dream shattered. A family still seeking answers about how their teenage son died while training for the Thai military.

Asia

Thai police probe why Red Bull heir hit-and-run case dropped

In Thailand, several investigations have been launched, including one by a parliamentary committee, after charges were dropped against the Red Bull heir in a fatal hit-and-run case.

Thailand

Rare tiger sighting raises Southeast Asia conservation hopes

Camera traps recorded three tigers in an area of western Thailand where the big cat had not been seen for four years.

Rare tiger sighting raises Southeast Asia conservation hopes

AJ IMPACT

Demand slumps for Thai rice due to drought, pandemic

Thailand is the world’s second-largest exporter of rice but is likely to drop down the list this year.

Asia Pacific

Thai demonstrators call for Prayuth's government to resign

Organisers issued demands including the dissolution of parliament and an end to harassment of government critics.

Thai demonstrators call for Prayuth's government to resign

Inside Story

Does real democracy stand a chance in Thailand?

Pro-democracy protests are held in Thailand on the anniversary of the revolution that ended absolute monarchy.

Asia Pacific

Thailand: Activists worried as historical buildings altered

The disappearing symbols of democracy in Thailand lead to concerns that the government is trying to wipe out history.

Asia Pacific

Animal abuse: Calls for Thailand gov't to stop wildlife shows

Why the return of tourism threatens to cause more pain and trauma for captive elephants in Thailand.

Asia Pacific

Bangkok's heritage spaces under threat

There is growing concern in Thailand of the erosion of Bangkok’s heritage by rapid urbanisation

Asia Pacific

Thai gov't pressured to acknowledge activist's disappearance

Another Thai anti-government activist has gone missing in Cambodia, the latest in a string of disappearances of dissidents in Southeast Asia.

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Thailand aims to revive tourism amid pandemic

Tourism is referred to as the engine driving the kingdom’s economy, but with global travel halted during the pandemic, that engine is running on empty.

Counting the Cost

How much money does the world owe China?

China loans more money to the world than the richest 32 nations. Plus, the man behind a $1 trillion stock market crash.

Asia

Thailand lockdown: Jobless and trapped migrant workers in limbo

Thailand's migrant workers face a precarious future as the country emerges from coronavirus restrictions.

Thailand

'Culture of violence': The Thai military's problem with abuse

Death of drug suspect after violent interrogation has put spotlight on allegations of abuse in Thailand's military.

'Culture of violence': The Thai military's problem with abuse

AJ Impact

Thai government approves national airline bankruptcy proceedings

Thai Airways had been suffering due to competition from budget airlines and bloated costs before the coronavirus crisis.

Thai government approves national airline bankruptcy proceedings