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Women in Thailand have taken to social media to share stories of sexual harassment, angered at an official's suggestion that they cover up to avoid being assaulted at a popular water festival. Often dubbed the “world's biggest water fight”, the annual Songkran celebration - which marks Thai New Year - see ...
SUNGAI PETANI: Malaysia has been given the honour of leading the protest among co-operatives against the European Union's (EU) plan to ban the use ... so far, Malaysia accounted for about 35% of the world's palm-oil based products, alongside other major producers like Indonesia, Thailand and Africa.

Supporters of former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif protest following the Supreme Court decision to disqualify Sharif from holding office for life, ... Thai costume offers alms to a Buddhist monk during the Songkran celebrations, to commemorate the Thai New Year in Bangkok, Thailand April 13, 2018.
'Blasphemous act': Editor faces 15yrs in jail after posting masked image of Thai kings online ... The editor of a magazine in Thailand could face criminal charges after sharing an image of three statues of ancient kings wearing gas masks ahead of an air-pollution protest in the northern city of Chiang Mai.
The problem is not only restricted to Thailand. This week Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte announced that the country's world-famous tourist hotspot Boracay Island will close for at least six months. In a speech last month Duterte labelled it a “cesspool” due to the overwhelming environmental issues ...
In the tumultuous months after protests and riots wracked Jakarta, bringing down Indonesian president Haji Muhammad Suharto in May 1998, a British political consultancy arrived on the ... The protest also had been going on for months, if not years, at different levels of scale and intensity,” Wilson added.

AFTER pro-democracy protestors gathered in front of Army headquarters on Saturday, Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha has said if the “lack of order” continued, there was no guarantee that the national election would be held peacefully, raising concerns Thailand's election could once again be delayed.
Authorities have impeded fishermen trying to travel to Bangkok for a big protest at the Agriculture and Cooperatives Ministry on Wednesday afternoon. ... National Fisheries Association Thailand's president Mongkhon Sukcharoenkhana said he planned to wait until all fishermen who planned to join the ...
Gambia has apologised to Thailand after its foreign minister said the country was a haven for sex tourists, sparking a strongly worded protest from Bangkok. Hamat Bah said on state television in January that Gambia, a sunny beach destination favoured by Western tourists especially from Scandinavia, was ...
BANJUL: Gambia apologised to Thailand after its foreign minister said the Asian country was a haven for sex tourists, sparking a strongly worded protest from Bangkok. Hamat Bah said on state television in January that Gambia, a sunny beach destination favoured by Western tourists especially from ...

Banjul: The Gambia on Tuesday apologised to Thailand after its foreign minister said the Asian country was a haven for sex tourists, sparking a strongly worded protest from Bangkok. Hamat Bah said on state television in January that The Gambia, a sunny beach destination favoured by Western tourists ...
BANGKOK — The foreign affairs ministry on Monday handed a formal protest to the Gambian government after one of its minister reportedly suggested tourists looking for sex should go to Thailand. Thai diplomats in Senegal, whose jurisdiction covers The Gambia, filed a letter expressing “displeasure” at ...
Matichon Online on Monday evening quoted Makawadee Sumitmor, the ministry's deputy spokesperson, as saying the Thai Foreign Ministry had asked two of its embassies to send letters of protest to the African nation. They are the Thai embassy in Senegal, which is also responsible for the neighbouring ...
One was arrested on Saturday morning, while the other three showed up at the protest on Saturday. The small anti-military government, pro-election protests that began earlier this year have gained momentum in recent weeks with a variety of activities staged by different groups every week. However, these ...
Thousands of fishermen in the Southern Thai town of Pattani went on strike on Monday as an act of protest against government regulations. They protested on the stringent labour regulations imposed on their industry in the wake of revelations of human rights abuses and forced labour. As many two ...
The Week in Photos: From Protests of Nuclear Energy in Taiwan to Animal Rights Graffiti in Thailand. A round-up of images from ... An activist takes part during a protest against the use of nuclear energy in front of the presidential office in Taipei, Taiwan, on March 11th, 2018. Hundreds of Taiwanese people ...
Graffiti artists begin to spray-paint a mural of panthers in protest against the illegal wildlife poaching by construction tycoon Premchai Karnasuta, ... With public protests still banned under a junta that grabbed power in 2014, the anger has taken the form of sly street art focused around the image of the ...


 

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