Thailand

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Paradise paused: Asia-Pacific tourism continues to lag after the Covid induced freeze
Foreign arrivals slowly return, but cost of living pressures and China’s zero-Covid policy weigh on visitor numbers

Jonathan Yerushalmy and Ongerung Kambes Kesolei in Koror

21, Nov, 2022 @12:08 AM

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‘It’s given a voice to many’: chaos at Twitter sparks real fears for free speech in south-east Asia
Social media has been crucial to pro-democracy protests across the region, from Myanmar to the Milk Tea Alliance in Thailand and Hong Kong

Fiona Kelliher in Phnom Penh

10, Nov, 2022 @7:00 PM

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‘Dying of boredom’: the fight to release Thailand’s shopping mall gorilla
Bua Noi has spent decades in a cage in a decaying Bangkok shopping mall. Her owner says is she too old to be transferred to a sanctuary but activists disagree

Rebecca Root in Bangkok

28, Oct, 2022 @2:01 AM

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‘Nature is striking back’: flooding around the world, from Australia to Venezuela
Heavy rain and rising waters continue to take a deadly toll in countries including Nigeria, Thailand and Vietnam

Oliver Milman , Ope Adetayo, Donna Lu, Fiona Kelliher, Luke Taylor

20, Oct, 2022 @12:51 PM

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In wake of nursery killings, Thailand faces reckoning over drugs, guns and mental health
Experts say the authorities must tackle the highest gun ownership rate in south-east Asia, cheap drugs and deep-seated problems within the police

Rebecca Ratcliffe, south-east Asia correspondent, and Navaon Siradapuvadol

15, Oct, 2022 @11:26 PM

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Thai PM announces crackdown on drugs in wake of nursery attack
Attack that left 37 dead was carried out by former police officer dismissed from the force for methamphetamine possession

Rebecca Ratcliffe, south-east Asia correspondent, and Navaon Siradapuvadol

10, Oct, 2022 @6:07 AM

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Sold to gangs, forced to run online scams: inside Cambodia’s cybercrime crisis
Thousands of people from Taiwan, Vietnam and Thailand have been tricked into slavery and are unable to leave a ‘living hell’

Rebecca Ratcliffe, Nhung Nguyen and Navaon Siradapuvadol

09, Oct, 2022 @11:27 PM

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CNN ‘deeply regrets’ distress caused by report on Thailand nursery killings
News broadcaster’s footage of building’s blood-stained floor sparked police investigation

Rebecca Ratcliffe and Navaon Siradapuvadol

09, Oct, 2022 @5:31 PM

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Thailand nursery attack: offerings amid heartbreak as funerals of victims begin
Ceremonies under way in Uthai Sawan after king says ‘there are no words that can describe the sorrow’

Rebecca Ratcliffe and Navaon Siradapuvadol in Uthai Sawan

08, Oct, 2022 @12:43 PM

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Thailand in mourning after children killed in mass stabbing and shooting
Nation in shock after 37 people, mostly children, killed by former police officer who was due in court on drug charge

Rebecca Ratcliffe and Navaon Siradapuvadol in Uthai Sawan

07, Oct, 2022 @3:40 PM

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‘I saw my grandson’s name and I fainted’: grief engulfs town after Thailand nursery attack
Families tell of the moment they heard about gun and knife attack that killed 37 people, most of them children

Rebecca Ratcliffe and Navaon Siradapuvadoli in Uthai Sawan

07, Oct, 2022 @2:31 PM

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Thailand attack: children killed in mass stabbing and shooting at preschool
37 people, most young children, killed by former police officer at preschool centre in north-east of country

Rebecca Ratcliffe and Navaon Siradapuvadoli in Bangkok and agencies

06, Oct, 2022 @3:48 PM

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