July 2017 - Hard News
A busy period for migrant workers in Thailand
Thailand\'s new legislation requires migrant workers to be legally documented and the government\'s grace period has been extended to another 120 days.
Uber moves to legalize its services in Thailand
Transportation company Uber has submitted a request to legalize its service in Thailand with a petition of more than 50,000 signatures submitted to the Thai government.
Thailand enforces strict labour law on foreign workers
The Thai government is clamping down on illegal foreign workers in the country by enforcing strict labour laws.
Villagers stage protest on bad road conditions in rural Surin
Villagers in a farming community near Surin have staged a protest to alert their local government on the poor road conditions in their area.
Thai police will investigate "tea money" claims its Southern border checkpoints
The Thai police will investigate claims on its immigrations officers asking for \"tea money\" from foreign travellers in their Southern Customs and Immigration checkpoint following reports in the Malaysian media.
Plans afoot for a 24-hour Customs and Immigration checkpoint at the Thai-Malaysian border
Preparations are being made between Thailand and Malaysia to open their border for trade and tourism for 24-hours.
Thai trade authority inspects retailers ahead of Buddhist Lent Festival
Commerce officials are inspecting ready-made offerings sold in shops for the upcoming Buddhist Lent.
Recovered bodies believed to be Singaporeans fighting for Islamist militants in Marawi City
Two bodies recovered from the battlefield in Marawi City are believed to be foreigners fighting alongside Islamist militants in the besieged city.
Philippine Armed Forces retake Dansalan college from islamist militants in Marawi City
The Philippine security forces on Monday have taken control of the Dansalan College, which was used as a lair of Islamic State-inspired terrorists.
The Philippine government hits back at Human Rights Watch report
A spokesperson from the Malacanang Palace in Manila had lambasted the report of the Human Rights Watch (HRW) saying President Rodrigo Duterte’s first year in office was marred with “human rights calamity.”
Stolen ancient artefacts returned to Sa Kaeo
Villages in Sa Kaeo have organised a special ceremony for the return of their stolen ancient artefacts.
One lucky pooch
Utility staff from the Bangkok Sky Train saved a stray dog that fell onto a track at one of the stations in the downtown area.
Thai police will investigate “tea money” claims its Southern border checkpoints
The Thai police will investigate claims on its immigrations officers asking for “tea money” from foreign travellers in their Southern Customs and Immigration checkpoint following reports in the Malaysian media.