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20 Jun 2013 : The government is doing too little to stop tens of thousands of trafficking victims being forced into "modern slavery" in the sex trade, fishing-related industries and domestic servitude in Thailand, the annual Trafficking in Persons (TIP) report by the US State Department has warned.
20 Jun 2013 : In this heated political divide, the mud-slinging includes terms like "yellow/multi-colour buffalo fascists, brainwashed tools of the ammart" and "red buffalo thugs, brainwashed tools of Thaksin [Shinawatra]". Such insulting, derogatory branding is not only unfair and in poor taste, it’s also a gross generalisation that carries little truth.
31 May 2013 : A least 2,290 small schools will be merged with larger ones, according to Education Ministry plans for managing schools with fewer than 60 students.
31 May 2013 : Despite recent media excitement about big city restaurants in the West that highlight bug cuisine, such as San Francisco's Don Bugito, New York's Brooklyn Kitchen and Nice's Michelin-starred Aphrodite, insect-eating is nothing new nor exotic in Thailand, where carts selling crispy fried grasshoppers can be spotted only a few metres from a KFC.
30 May 2013 : The second generation of the government's populist policies has become a political tool to accumulate power, academics claim.
30 May 2013 : Defence Minister Sukumpol Suwanatat has labelled two southern insurgency leaders as liars for accusing state authorities of using violence against people in the deep South.
30 May 2013 : German-born criminal Carlo Konstantin Kohl was arrested by Thai police on Thursday after he fled from a transit lounge at Suvarnabhumi airport through a fire exit while his Australian police escort was asleep two weeks ago, police said.
30 May 2013 : PHUKET - Police have arrested two suspects following the break in at a room in a five-star hotel and the bashing of a member of the royal guard of the visiting crown prince of Kedah state of Malaysia.
30 May 2013 : The left wheel of the nose undercarriage of a Nok Air passenger plane fell off as it landed on Thursday morning at Mae Fah Luang airport in Chiang Rai, reports said.
30 May 2013 : Foreign workers are useful. They fill the jobs we don’t have the proper skills to do, or the jobs that we simply don’t want to do.
30 May 2013 : Prime Minister's secretary-general Suranand Vejjajiva will hold a discussion with representatives of the Rural Doctors Society (RDS) Thursday, a week before the group's planned mass rally in front of the premier's house.
29 May 2013 : Thailand's ambitious plan for a Formula 1 street race in Bangkok is under intensifying pressure from critics who questioned the location, the old town, and even the event itself.