Are Sanctions Looming for Thailand

How much longer can Thailand continue to abuse basic human rights before sanctions are imposed? The military junta continues its campaign on clamping down on free speech according to the Human Rights Watch.

Read More

Thai Military Junta Chief Declares Strict Martial Law

Thai Military Junta has declared that it will impose strict martial law and anyone, individual, group or media will be dealt severely if it criticizes the ruling junta.

Read More

Continuing Scams Trashes the Image of Thailand’s Tourist Industry

Scams are once again the focus for Thailand’s tourist industry and it continues to decline. From police officers scamming tourists to the on-going jet-ski scams. We ask when will Thailand come to terms that such is destroying its image and tourist industry?

Read More

Indonesia Executes Six Drug Traffickers

Indonesia has executed six drug traffickers, five of which a foreign nationals. Is such a punishment a deterrent or a barbaric act and an abuse of human rights?

Read More

Time to Lay Off the Thai Military Government

Maybe it’s time that foreign governments and in particular foreign expats residing in Thailand stopped the criticism of General Prayuth Chan-ocha and his military coup … after all none are doing anything about it.

Read More

The Dark Side of Asian Online Dating

Here we examine the issues faced by users of Asian online dating services, the girls that look for easy money and the guys who look for easy sex.

Read More

India: Six Year Old Girl Raped in School by Staff

BBC – A six-year-old schoolgirl has allegedly been raped by two staff members at a prominent school in the southern Indian city of Bangalore, police say.

Read More

North Korea Fires Two Short-Range Missiles into the Sea

CNN – North Korea fired two short-range missiles off the coast of the Korean Peninsula early Wednesday, a South Korean Defense Ministry official said.

Read More

Indonesians Vote in Tight Presidential Race

BBC – About 190 million registered voters have begun casting ballots for the president of Indonesia, the world’s third largest democracy. They are choosing between Joko Widodo, the governor of Jakarta, and Prabowo Subianto, an ex-army general.

Read More

GSK Systematically Bribed Doctors in China

BBC – Allegations that pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) systematically bribed doctors in China are credible, says an investigator hired by the firm.

Read More