Thailand

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Has Interpol become the long arm of oppressive regimes?
Once used in the hunt for fugitive criminals, the global police agency’s most-wanted ‘red notice’ list now includes political refugees and dissidents

Josh Jacobs

17, Oct, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Covid live: UK reports 38,520 cases and a further 181 deaths; Moderna backs booster jabs ahead of FDA hearing
UK cases fall back below 40,000 mark; Moderna says boosters reduce ‘breakthrough’ infections

Euan O'Byrne Mulligan (now); Haroon Siddique, Maya Wolfe-Robinson, Martin Belam and Samantha Lock (earlier)

12, Oct, 2021 @10:46 PM

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British diver relives gripping Thai cave rescue
Divers who took part in 2018 perilous mission to save 12 teenage boys and their football coach re-enact scenes in meticulous detail

Rebecca Ratcliffe in Bangkok

10, Oct, 2021 @5:45 AM

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The Maid review – a giddy, gory satire that sticks it to the super-wealthy
Shadowy figures lurk in Lee Thongkham’s stylised horror, which wrongfoots the audience with jump scares aplenty

Leslie Felperin

06, Oct, 2021 @12:00 PM

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How artefacts linked to indicted dealer ended up in Australian galleries
Pandora papers shed new light on dealings of alleged antiquities smuggler Douglas Latchford

Anne Davies

05, Oct, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Offshore loot: how notorious dealer used trusts to hoard Khmer treasures
Pandora papers expose how Douglas Latchford shifted ownership of assets including plundered antiquities

David Conn and Malia Politzer

05, Oct, 2021 @1:00 AM

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‘Everything has exploded now’: on the streets with Thailand’s protesters
For the past month, Bangkok’s Din Daeng intersection has been a battleground between police and protesters, angry at economic, health and rights crisis

Rebecca Ratcliffe in Bangkok

24, Sep, 2021 @8:00 PM

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Top Thai union leader ‘targeted’ with jail for rail safety campaign
Case is ‘major blow’ in country with weak workers’ rights and puts trade deals in question, says Human Rights Watch

Rebecca Ratcliffe

21, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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The disastrous voyage of Satoshi, the world’s first cryptocurrency cruise ship
The long read: Last year, three cryptocurrency enthusiasts bought a cruise ship. They named it the Satoshi, and dreamed of starting a floating libertarian utopia. It didn’t work out

Sophie Elmhirst

07, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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New Thai temple sparks controversy over claims it imitates Angkor Wat
Cambodia to send inspectors to see if site is too similar to 12th-century complex that is a national symbol

Rebecca Ratcliffe South east Asia correspondent

27, Aug, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Thai police chief accused of killing suspect in custody is arrested
Manhunt for Thitisan Utthanaphon followed allegation he tortured suspect to death to extort money

Ryn Jirenuwat and Rebecca Ratcliffe in Bangkok

26, Aug, 2021 @5:06 PM

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Tsunami review – a shamefully sensationalised look at horror
The 2004 Boxing Day tsunami is a story that didn’t need to be overdramatised. But Channel 5 appear to have missed the memo with this formulaic, melodramatic mess

Lucy Mangan

23, Aug, 2021 @9:00 PM

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