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  • Thailand arrests 2 alleged brokers who sent slaves to boats

    Two Thai men described as key figures in a human trafficking ring that provides slave crews for fishing boats were arrested, officials said Wednesday, as new regulations aimed at cracking down on illegal fishing took effect. The two suspects were the...
  • Sara Clarkson: July Fourth inspires procession of memories to march through mind

    Sara Clarkson: July Fourth inspires procession of memories to march through mind
    With apologies to Victor Arden and Phil Ohman, I don't just love a parade, I love the parade – the Hinsdale Fourth of July parade, of course. Schools, community and the non-cookie cutter variety of houses are what drew us to Hinsdale and Clarendon...
  • UN rights office urges Thailand to free 14 student activists

    The U.N. human rights office called Tuesday on Thailand to release 14 student activists and drop the charges that were filed against them for holding a peaceful anti-coup rally. The university students, 13 male and one female, were arrested on Friday...
  • Thailand junta cancels human rights report launch on Vietnam

    Thailand's military government on Friday forced a human rights group to cancel the public launch of its report on the Vietnamese government's persecution of an ethnic minority, saying it could affect national security and bilateral relations. The...
  • Bangkok airport denies security slip after Tokyo finds a gun

    Airport officials in Thailand say they followed proper security measures and gave no special treatment to Bangkok's former police chief who was arrested earlier this week in Tokyo with a loaded gun in his luggage. Lt. Gen. Comronwit Thoopgrajank was...
  • Rights group wants Thailand, Myanmar to help 'sea gypsies'

    The governments of Thailand and Myanmar must end discrimination and other abuses against a nomadic seafaring tribe whose livelihood in their waters has been upended by development, a human rights group said Thursday. Human Rights Watch said in a report...
  • Malaysia buries Rohingya human-trafficking victims

    Malaysian authorities Monday gave a Muslim burial to 21 human trafficking victims, believed to be Rohingya Muslim refugees, found in shallow graves in jungles bordering Thailand. The 21 were among 106 bodies found last month in 28 jungle camps in...
  • UN aviation body says Thailand lax on overseeing airlines

    Thailand has failed to meet a deadline for addressing safety concerns about its oversight of its airlines and has been added to a list of nations whose aviation authorities fall short of international standards, the U.N. body regulating world air...
  • Thailand reports first confirmed case of deadly MERS virus

    Thailand confirmed on Thursday its first known case of the deadly MERS virus, a 75-year-old man who recently arrived from Oman for treatment of a heart condition. Public Health Minister Rajata Rajatanavin said two laboratories had confirmed the results....
  • Thai palace official arrested for lese majeste charges

    A royal household official attached to the Thai crown prince's ex-wife on Thursday turned himself in over multiple charges, including defamation against the country's monarchy. Montri Sotangkur, a senior palace official under former Princess Srirasmi,...
  • The stage is set for 'Waterfall'

    The stage is set for 'Waterfall'
    Recipe for “Waterfall,” a world-premiere musical opening Sunday, June 7, at the Pasadena Playhouse: a sweeping 1930s romantic classic by Thailand’s famed novelist Sriburapha, a multicultural cast and a creative team headed by Tony Award-...