World

Thailand proposes entry fee for foreign tourists

Thailand’s government is considering a plan to charge foreigners an entry fee from next January, aiming to raise the quality of international tourists entering the country, according to Public Health Minister Pradit Sintavanarong.
World

Thailand busts drugs ring

Thai police have claimed a big victory in the country’s war on the drug trade after uncovering a large drug trafficking ring and seizing almost 5.3 million methamphetamine pills worth close to 30 million USD.
Society

Regional nations to combat child sex abuse

Representatives from law enforcement agencies in Laos, Cambodia, Thailand and Vietnam gathered for a seminar in Ho Chi Minh City on October 30 to look at ways of jointly combating child sex abuse stemming from the tourist industry.
World

Thailand needs cooperation from neighbors in drug eradication

Deputy Prime Minister Police Captain Chalerm Yubamrung has suggested that drug eradication be put as a regional agenda in order to prevent the spread of illicit substances into Thailand , according to the National News Bureau of Thailand (NNT).
Thai police rescue Vietnamese surrogate mothers Society

Thai police rescue Vietnamese surrogate mothers

Thai police and authorities on Feb. 23 cracked down a surrogate baby breeding ring and rescued 14 Vietnamese women, with the assistance of several humanitarian and non-governmental organisations, including the Link Viet network.