| Jun 3, 2015
| 2:24 AM
It remains unclear how the "racist orgy" video was leaked. But it's safe to say the scandal surrounding Leicester City was not the game plan when its Thai owners and sponsors invited the club to tour Thailand.
Four days after the video lit up social...
| Jun 3, 2015
| 12:12 AM
A senior Thai army officer turned himself in Wednesday to face charges over his alleged involvement in a human trafficking scandal that included people from Thailand, Myanmar and Malaysia, marking the first arrest of a military official since...
| May 20, 2015
| 2:37 PM
The governments of Indonesia and Malaysia on Wednesday agreed to allow thousands of migrants stranded at sea to temporarily come ashore, taking what the United Nations has called an “important initial step” toward easing a grave humanitarian...
| May 19, 2015
| 9:09 PM
More than 370 migrants from Bangladesh and Myanmar landed in Indonesia late Tuesday and early Wednesday after floating for months on overcrowded boats, Indonesian officials said.
"They were suffering dehydration, they are weak and starving," Khairul...
| May 29, 2015
| 10:29 AM
The influx of refugees “has reached an alarming level,” Thailand’s Foreign Minister General Tanasak Patimapragorn said Friday as representatives from 17 countries gathered at a Bangkok hotel to discuss a crisis that has engulfed the...
| Jun 1, 2015
| 4:49 AM
The human jawbone was found near unmarked graves in the jungles of northern Malaysia. It was discovered at abandoned camps used as transit points to hold migrants and refugees believed to be members of Myanmar's persecuted Rohingya minority or poor...
| May 31, 2015
| 8:42 AM
Thailand's 87-year-old king returned to a hospital in Bangkok on Sunday after spending three weeks at his palace in a coastal resort south of the capital.
An official statement from the Royal Household Bureau said an ailing King Bhumibol Adulyadej...
| May 28, 2015
| 5:56 PM
A federal magistrate judge granted an order on Thursday to extradite to Thailand a South Florida man accused of kidnapping and extortion.
Shawn Abraham Shaw, 43, who has been locked up since he was found hiding out in Palm Beach in late November, is...
| May 20, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Everybody here has scars. They pull up their sleeves and sarongs to reveal cigarette burns on forearms, deep lacerations across thighs, festering sores on feet and shoulders.
Other wounds are invisible: They speak of disease, of near-starvation, of...
| May 26, 2015
| 12:08 PM
Malaysian forensics teams exhumed a body from a shallow grave Tuesday at an abandoned jungle camp used by human traffickers, the first of what police predicted would be more grim findings as they search through a cluster of illicit hideouts near the...
| May 25, 2015
| 11:12 AM
Malaysian authorities have discovered 139 suspected graves in the country's northern jungles at what they believe were camps used for trafficking humans, police announced Monday.
The discovery underscored the staggering human cost of a smuggling trade...