Category Archives: Human Rights

Myanmar Migrants in Thailand Face Barriers of Race, Religion

YANGON Human rights and migrant assistance groups in Thailand say Myanmar migrant workers of Muslim and South Asian heritage have faced barriers in proving Myanmar nationality which is a required…

More than 1.3 million migrant workers reported themselves for registration

Over 1.3 million migrant workers from Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar have reported themselves to 86 OSS centres throughout the country for registration as legal workers eligible to work in Thailand…

Bus inferno kills 20 Myanmar workers, injures 2

Twenty Myanmar workers died and three were injured when a chartered bus caught fire while on the way to Mae Sot district of Tak province before dawn on Friday (March…

MALAYSIAN NABBED OVER TWO-YEAR-OLD MURDER OF COMPATRIOT IN HATYAI

BANGKOK, Thailand A Malaysian man suspected of masterminding the murder of a businessman compatriot in Hatyai more than two years ago, was finally nabbed in Udon Thani province, north east…

Livestock chief says 80% of rabid dogs and cats never vaccinated before

As vaccination campaign continued across the country to fight the deadly rabies disease, the Department of Livestock Development says it will have all 8 million dogs and cats vaccinated this…

Mass vaccination of mammals in Hua Hin to prevent spread of rabies

Livestock officials in Hua Hin are conducting a mass inoculation of anti-rabies vaccine on all mammals, especially crab-eating macaques at Khao Takiab and Khao Pitak, as a prevention against the…

Thai Autoparts Heir Launches Political Party

BANGKOK A scion of Thailand’s biggest autoparts group launched a political party in Bangkok on Thursday as an alternative to established parties, promising to bridge a festering political divide.Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit,…

THAILAND: STORMS DAMAGE HUNDREDS OF HOUSES IN NORTHEAST

BANGKOK, Thailand Storms caused damage to hundreds of houses in northeastern provinces overnight, and weathermen expect thunderstorms to continue in upper Thailand until next Tuesday, the Bangkok Post reported.In…