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  1. 1. news | 28 Feb 2015

    CDC split on gender quotas

    By Achara Ashayagachat

    » The failure of charter drafters to decide on gender quotas for elected bodies may have prompted social activist Thicha Na Nakorn to resign from the Constitution Drafting Committee (CDC), says a member.

  2. 2. news | 28 Feb 2015

    Thais vow to protect trafficking victims

    Human Rights

    By Achara Ashayagachat, Newspaper section: News

    » Thai authorities are pledging to boost protection for human trafficking victims after a report released this month from NGOs cited widespread exploitation and trauma, mainly of children, in Southeast Asia.

  3. 3. news | 25 Feb 2015

    Politics-linked inmates get help

    POLITICS

    By Achara Ashayagachat, Newspaper section: News

    » The Constitution Drafting Committee's (CDC) reconciliation panel pledged to help prisoners jailed for acts of political violence seek pardons after visiting them in prison yesterday.

  4. 4. news | 24 Feb 2015

    Charged scenes as dramatist pair jailed for lese majeste

    By Achara Ashayagachat, Newspaper section: News

    » The Criminal Court has sentenced two dramatists from The Wolf's Bride political play to five years in jail for lese majeste but reduced the term by half after they confessed.

  5. 5. business | 23 Feb 2015

    Jetro: China's loss not necessarily Asean's gain

    By Achara Ashayagachat, Newspaper section: Asia focus

    » While China is losing its appeal as a destination for Japanese investors as tensions between the two giants rise, the conventional wisdom that Asean is drawing more Japanese investment as a result may be overstated, a ne...

  6. 6. business | 23 Feb 2015

    Busy on all fronts

    By Achara Ashayagachat, Newspaper section: Asia focus

    » Japan has high hopes that its Asean partners are ready to embrace its self-conviction as a trend-setter for the rule of law as Tokyo begins to assert itself more confidently in the regional and global debate.

  7. 7. opinion | 10 Feb 2015

    They distrust the politicians and voters ... so who's left?

    COMMENTARY

    By Achara Ashayagachat, Newspaper section: News

    » As the country is entering a mode of reconstructing socio-political landscapes, debates on who will call the final shots for democracy in Thailand are unfortunately tamed, thanks to martial law.

  8. 8. business | 09 Feb 2015

    Fight against business abuses gets harder

    By Achara Ashayagachat, Newspaper section: Asia focus

    » Doors are closing on judicial remedies for corporate human rights abuses worldwide, according to a new report by the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre.

  9. 9. opinion | 09 Feb 2015

    Calls mount to protect the NHRC

    By Achara Ashayagachat, Newspaper section: News

    » The proposal to merge the National Human Rights Commission with the parliamentary Ombudsman has raised the ire of many sectors of society, even critics of the NHRC.

  10. 10. news | 08 Feb 2015

    Local Muslims told to spurn radicalism

    By Achara Ashayagachat, Newspaper section: News

    » Moderate Muslims across Southeast Asia must work to discredit radical interpretations of Islam, a Bangkok seminar has been told.

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