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19 May 2013 : The recent hacking of the prime minister's website set off alarm bells among the government's security watchdogs, but there are hundreds of well-trained hackers lurking in cyberspace ready to strike ill-prepared local networks.
19 May 2013 : Three years to the day that the events of April and May, 2010 culminated in the red shirt crackdown and the surrender of the United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship's leaders, Thai society remains deeply divided. Some 92 people were killed in the crackdown, from protesters to innocent bystanders, journalists to security personnel.
07 Apr 2013 : Two weeks after 38 people were killed in a fire at the Mae Surin camp in Mae Hong Son province, the circumstances that led to the fatal blaze remain unclear.
07 Apr 2013 : Southeast Asian sex workers, supported by the United Nations, are exhibiting their paintings, photographs and multimedia depicting violence, oral sex, repression under Islamic sharia law and other personal experiences.
07 Apr 2013 : With the Thai stock market heating up and the baht strengthening, several economists have voiced their concern over possible bubbles in Thailand's property markets. In a way, this makes sense as some people who have made a lot of money from the stock market may invest in property. But it's debatable as to whether there is a strong case for a potential property bubble.
07 Apr 2013 : Many expat investors believe they are well informed when in reality they would have a difficult time explaining the risks and opportunities of investments they have made. Why? Do we believe we know it all just because a quick Google search throws up a plethora of information?
07 Apr 2013 : If you already own a home in Thailand things may appear to be fine. But in Thailand problems of law and home ownership may be out there _ even if you think the coast is clear.
31 Mar 2013 : On the evening of March 14 in the deep forest of Pang Sida National Park, a ranger was shot dead in an encounter with a group transporting illegally logged Siamese rosewood. At the same time in Bangkok 300km away, international conservationists were wrapping up a meeting of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (Cites), which gave greater protection to the tree which is rapidly disappearing from Thai forests.
31 Mar 2013 : She crones that ancient children's lament, ''Auntie of the Moon'', over and over. Eight-year-old Miss Phae can't talk clearly _ only babbles _ and her tongue goes in all different directions. Yet her best friend, nine-year-old Miss Phon understands perfectly when Miss Phae sings, ''Please find me a kind granny for my little sister and a kind granny who loves me too.''
31 Mar 2013 : Bangkok's Klong Toey district is not the first place most foreigners think of when considering a trip to Thailand. But for one Australian family, the slum community that's regarded by locals as a hotbed of crime and drugs, was the natural choice. And it's now the place they call home.
31 Mar 2013 : Yangon University - which has been at the heart of Myanmar's intellectual and political life for over 75 years - is undergoing a transformation, but for many the changes are cosmetic and too slow.
31 Mar 2013 : There appears to be no let-up in the appeal Pattaya holds for condominium buyers, both Thai and foreign. With units of all types available at a wide range of prices, the resort city is poised to remain a vibrant market at least for the next few years.