Tag Archives: Thailand

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Long-term Gaza truce mooted as Hamas, Israel grapple with jihadi challenge

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) – It's not quite a case of the enemy of my enemy is my friend, yet shared concern over Islamic State-inspired militant groups in Gaza…

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US House rejects Obama on trade authority

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. House of Representatives sidetracked a high-profile White House-backed trade bill, a blow to a pending Asian trade deal & a humiliating defeat for President Barack…

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Nuttapong doping case a setback for Thailand at SEA Games

SINGAPORE (AP) — Reigning 200-meter breaststroke champion Nuttapong Ketin's withdrawal from the Southeast Asian Games after testing positive for the banned substance Clenbuterol has been a major setback for Thailand…

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Thai PM vows no letup in human trafficking crackdown

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand's prime minister said on Friday his government was seriously committed to tackling the illicit trade in people & vowed no letup in its crackdown, announcing June…

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Bombs in southern Thailand kill one police officer, wound seven

PATTANI, Thailand (Reuters) – Roadside bombs in southern Thailand killed one police officer & wounded seven members of the security forces in a region scarred by a long-running Muslim separatist…

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US: Myanmar should share responsibility for Rohingya crisis

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Navy ships were scouring Southeast Asian waters for boats believed to be carrying thousands of migrants with little food or water, & a top U.S. diplomat…