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Liu was rearrested and served three years in a labour camp from 1996-1999 for seeking the release of those jailed in the Tiananmen protests and for opposing the government's verdict that they amounted to a counter-revolutionary rebellion. The holder of ...
Under the principle of "one country, two systems," Hong Kong was supposed to have preserved the rule of law, freedom of speech and the right to protest as enjoyed under the British -- at least until 2047 -- but Tam, and others, feel that China hasn't ...
human rights groups say the international community, including the United Nations, needs to press Lao authorities on human rights issues.
protests in the country's colour-coded politics resemble the prachan musical competition in classical Thai music as those involved fight for public approval and acceptance.
Yasmin Lee Arpon Scepticism is growing in Thailand on whether a general election will be called late next year, despite repeated assurances from junta chief Prayut Chan-o-cha that the road map is "on track".
Maj Puttinart Pholphayahasena, a son of Phraya Phahonphonphayuhasena, the leader of the People's Party, said: "Of all Thailand's many coups, the only one I can accept is the one staged by my father and other People's Party members. This is because they ...
During the red shirt protest on June 24, 2009, protesters gathered at the memorial plaque of the 1932 Siamese Revolution at the Royal Plaza to commemorate "Thai National Day" which was introduced by Khana Ratsadon but then revoked by Sarit after his ...
Apart from Indian's students from Bhutan, Nepal, Hong Kong, Bangladesh and Thailand were also left Apart from Indian's students from Bhutan, nepal, Hong Kong, Bangladesh and Thailand were also left stranded amidst GJM's call for an indefinite shutdown.
[JURIST] Thailand's parliament unanimously approved national strategy legislation on Thursday which will provide the military with political influence for at least 20 years.
However, he suggested a way out for Uber and Grab. "If they want to continue doing business in Thailand, they need to register their cars as public vehicles and their drivers must have public driving licences.
Thailand's military-installed parliament on Thursday passed a bill that allows the ruling junta to continue to impose its policies after it holds elections and officially relinquishes power.
Thailand's English newspaper, The Nation, in a recent article titled, "students stage protest to free 'Pai Daodin'" included a short video of the protest showing a handful of students blocking a particularly busy elevated walkway in central Bangkok as ...
Jatupat "Pai" Boonpatararaksa, 25, was arrested six months ago for sharing a profile of King Maha Vajiralongkorn written by the BBC's Thai-language service in London on his facebook page. Criticising the royal family is punishable by up to 15 years in ...
The Telegraph reported that many schools that had boarders from just India, but from Nepal, Thailand and Bhutan, wereholding two exams a day instead of one, hoping to send the students home as soon as possible if there was a window of peace.
In violation of international law and over protests from the UN and a number of other countries, successive Thai governments have forcibly returned refugees and asylum seekers to countries where they are likely to face persecution or torture.
In overthrowing an elected government, the military said at the time it had to take control after months of turbulence including street protests aimed at ousting the government of populist politicians who have won every election since 2001. Suspect ...
Asian equities have had a good run, but going further will require getting past some looming technical obstacles on charts for China, India and Thailand. The regional equity gauge has been climbing amid improving ... India's trade deficit widened to ...
Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha doesn't approve of the dress or mannerisms of now-popular mor lam singer Lamyai Haithongkham - but does anyone ...
When she saw how the protests had united everyone, from women in strollers and schoolchildren to politicians from opposing parties, the tears began to roll down her cheeks.
The acquisition has drawn criticism from two large shareholders and prompted the chain's senior non-executive director to quit in protest. Richard Cousins, who left after just two years on the board, complained that Tesco needed "to make the business ...
A spokesperson for the National Health Security Bill drafting committee Dr Marut Jirasetsiri said although a protest over the public hearing on the bill was considered a way to share opinions, it prevented others from raising their opinion on the bill ...
Three Chinese men arrested in Thailand have acknowledged that they were operating a "click farm", using hundreds of cellphones and several hundred thousand SIM cards to run up "likes" and views on WeChat, a Chinese social media mobile application, ...
This fascinating, enigmatic feature from 41-year-old Thai film-maker Anocha Suwichakornpong is obviously comparable to the work of Thailand's much-garlanded Cannes Palme d'Or-winning director Apichatpong Weerasethakul. She has something of his quietism ...
Industrialization has been a core of Thailand's economic progress over the past three decades as the country progressed from agricultural to industrial and manufacturing development.
Southeast Asia Globe's daily rundown of the region's top stories - 16 June 2017. A caricature of Malaysian Prime Minister, Najib Abdul Razak is placed inside a mock jail during a 1MDB protest in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 27 August 2016. Photo: EPA/Ahmad ...
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Tour bus drivers in New Taipei continued a protest Wednesday that started a day earlier around the Ministry of Transportation and Communications building in Taipei, appealing to the ministry to help alleviate the dire situation facing ...
A 77-page report released today by cyber-security firm Trend Micro explores the underground landscape of fake news, where anyone can buy influence and ...
Thailand police said they have seized more than 1 million methamphetamine tablets this month, as trade in the illicit drug shows little sign of abating.
During the latest intergovernmental talks between India and Germany, the media was abuzz with talk of resuming negotiations on the EU-India Free Trade ...
In the past, we could not protest the franchises' price hikes because they are big buyers," the chairman said. "But this time, we will stage a boycott campaign to hurt their sales.
In the past, we could not protest the franchises' price hikes because they are big buyers," the chairman said. "But this time, we will stage a boycott campaign to hurt their sales.
A woman in northern Thailand received 28 years in jail. Correction: due to an editing error, the post-coup conviction rate was misstated as 24 percent.
In Thailand, coups d'etat are usually a collusion of the military and the elite technocrats, financed by business interests.
China's protest against the visit of a premier leader from the Indian cabinet to Arunachal Pradesh is not new and over the years it has always raised its tone whenever any leader of national or international importance has set foot on Arunachal's soil ...
A group of people huddle in protest of their government and failing economy. Click. Someone yells "thief" as a man runs from the ... This is just one of the many horrific scenes Becerra has shot in his time photographing the protests in his home of ...
2 Ariya Jutanugarn (65) of Thailand. Sharp, who's from nearby Hamilton, had a share of the lead after two rounds for the first time in her 12-year LPGA Tour career, snapping 246 tournaments.
It is not clear if Pramual and his supporters are feigning innocence and trying to push some hidden agenda with this protest. Or, perhaps they actually believe that Thai Muslims in this region will take up arms ... They wrap the nation's flag around ...
He is known to be living in Thailand. Three million children and youths saw his latest stunts. Some people are concerned that impressionable young people will copy him.
He died during anti-government protests on Wednesday. ... Thailand - Residents Receive Free Haircuts: People sit on plastic seats in a pop-up barber salon set on a railway platform to receive free haircuts from trainee barbers in Bangkok Friday ...
Top: Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha smiles with a Durian wedge at a presentation of seasonal fruit Tuesday at government House.'I like all Thai fruits, not just durian,' he said. Bangkok - Here's how Thailand looked this past week as fruits bloomed among the ...
However, Thailand's political turmoil, from frequent government changes to street protests, has hindered the momentum.
Chiang Rai - environmental activists will petition the Administrative Court Thursday to help in their protest against the new Pak Beng dam project on the Mekong River in Laos, which could bring both ecological and economic impacts to the region.
Buddhists in northern Thailand have filed a petition to stop a Muslim community's efforts to register a recently constructed mosque, citing fears of violence similar to that in the country's insurgency-stricken Deep South.
Bangkok - Those looking to protect Thailand's universal health care benefits defied the junta's assembly ban on Tuesday to protest proposed amendments to the law which would remake the much-praised system that has been in place since 2002.
This is due to her trapping herself inside a cave in protest of the maltreatment of an elephant named Lasah in Malaysia, and uploading the whole thing to YouTube to raise awareness on the plight endured by Lasah at the hand of his owners.
District police officer Liv Kun said the protest was an outcry against the detention of the Cambodians, who Thai authorities say were working illegally in Thailand's Sakaeo province. He said the protesters became angry after Thai authorities refused to ...
... to ban the practice in India, Nepal and neighbouring Thailand. Indian surrogate mothers protest against a ban on commercial surrogacy.


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