Thai expats in America fear Trump

Thai expats in America fear Trump

THAILAND: Illegal migrants from Thailand are living in fear in the United States as the new administration under President Donald Trump issued a new order to crack down on 11 million undocumented foreigners. The Foreign Ministry yesterday also expressed concern about the new order, warning Thai people in the US to comply with th

- Thursday, February 23, 2017 | 04:12 PM

Threat of mass rallies after Krabi coal plant approved

Threat of mass rallies after Krabi coal plant approved

BANGKOK: Protestors have vowed to continue their campaign with mass demonstrations in Bangkok, after the controversial Krabi coal-fired power plant project finally got the go-ahead yesterday, following two years of resistance. After an Energy Policy Planning Office (EPPO) committee meeting at Government House yesterday, Prime Mi

- Saturday, February 18, 2017 | 10:12 AM

CIA executive unfit due to alleged torture links in Thailand, says Amnesty

CIA executive unfit due to alleged torture links in Thailand, says Amnesty

BANGKOK: Amnesty International has called for the review of the appointment of Gina Haspel as deputy director of the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) because of her alleged torture links in Thailand. Erika Guevara-Rosas, Director of the Americas at Amnesty International, issued a press statement that Ms Haspel’s

- Saturday, February 4, 2017 | 03:00 PM

Thai PM receives death threats, orders manhunt

Thai PM receives death threats, orders manhunt

BANGKOK: Prime Minister Gen Prayuth Chan o cha today said that his government has launched a manhunt for people posting death threats against him and his Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Prawit Wongsuwan. “I want to ask them [who posted] where they got the information. I think Thai expatriates overseas who regularly i

- Friday, February 3, 2017 | 05:33 PM