The Criminal Court on Thursday sentenced six leaders of the People's Alliance for Democracy (PAD) each to two years in prison for leading followers to seize and then occupy Government House for over three months in 2008.
Chelsea captain John Terry promised an entertaining match against hosts Thailand in the Blues' first post-season tour match since being crowned the Premier League champions.
In the past month, more than 3,000 desperate, hungry people have landed on the shores of Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand, drawing international attention to a crisis in Southeast Asia.
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha warned Thaksin Shinawatra on Thursday to cease making political comments, or the junta would take further action against him.
LONDON — When Susi, a single mother from the Philippines, left for a job in Qatar, she convinced herself it was a sacrifice worth making for her children at home.
BOGOTA — A young, pretty girl from the countryside seeks a better life in the big city as a domestic worker. She falls in love with her boss, or his son, and triumphs against the odds to overcome the class divide and lift herself out of poverty.
LONDON – A Filipina maid in Hong Kong has published stark photographs of burned and beaten domestic workers to highlight the "modern slavery" she says has long been the city's shameful secret.
Suay Ing was nine when she was first employed as a domestic worker, cleaning for a family and sleeping in their laundry room in Chiang Mai for 300 baht a month.
SINGAPORE — The promise of a salary five times what she could make at home prompted Nabila to leave Indonesia and her family for a job as a domestic worker in Singapore.
Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam once cited an old Thai saying to describe his role under the military regime: "Once in a boat, you have to obey the boat owner."
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