Drowning among top causes of death in children especially in Asia: WHO

Drowning among top causes of death in children especially in Asia: WHO

Countries must promote water safety and survival skills across the region as well as install barriers to control access to water, providing safe childcare facilities away from water for pre-school children The... Read more »
The Burma government has refused to grant citizenship to the Rohingya minority, saying they are recent illegal migrants from Bangladesh.

Migrant crisis: Who are the Rohingya boat people of Asia?

The 1.1 million Rohingya community – a Muslim group which claims to be descended from Arab traders – has fled in droves from their homes in Burma across south-east Asia following increasing... Read more »

Japan and Thailand agree to boost Economic and Strategic ties

Thai PM Prayut Chan-o-cha is on a three-day visit to Japan Tokyo (JAPAN) – Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha  agreed on Monday in Tokyo to further develop the strategic... Read more »

Why Thailand’s unemployment rate is incredibly low

Low unemployment (below 1% since 2011) due to low birth rate, lack of social insurance & informal sector with 64% of workforce (street vendors, motorbike taxis, self-employed) By Jon Fernquest Just 0.56%.... Read more »

Australian Tourist mauled by Tiger at Thailand animal park

Witnesses at the scene said the attack took place when the man, Paul Goudie, from Werribee (near Melbourne), stepped inside a cage to pet one of the larger tigers. Shortly afterwards, there was... Read more »