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By The Dispatch On Thursday, July 11th, 2019
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Thailand Arrests 51 Pakistani Christian Asylum Seekers

(International Christian Concern) –Allegedly acting on a tipoff, Thai authorities raided an apartment building in Bangkok and arrested 51 Pakistani Christian asylum seekers on July 8. The police rounded up several More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, July 10th, 2019
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Expats in Bangkok And International Schools Near Mega Bang Na

There are a lot of things you can do as an expat in Bangkok, and you can fill up your free days with activities such that you never really have a dull moment.  And guess what?  The city is full of fun, exciting More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, June 11th, 2019
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Three most exciting cities to visit in Asia

By Anne Sewell Asia is a fascinating and vast area of the world featuring many different cultures. Each Asian city is a melting pot of different tribal cultures, displaying its ancient history and colonial conquests More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, December 16th, 2018
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Minnesota: Five convicted for sex trafficking women from Thailand, placing then across America

The Justice Department announced Thursday that five people have been convicted by a federal jury in St. Paul, Minn., for involvement in an international sex trafficking ring. This sex trafficking organization transported More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, December 9th, 2018
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Washington University Official, Barbara Skudrzyk Admits to Embezzling from Medical School

Barbara “Basia” Skudrzyk, a/k/a Barbara “Basia” Najarro, 38, of St. Louis, pleaded guilty to three counts of mail fraud. Skudrzyk was employed as the Business Director for the Division of Medical Education More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
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181 Christian Refugees still Detained by Thailand Authorities

(International Christian Concern) –It has been over two months since Thai authorities have arrested and detained over 181 Montagnard refugees from Vietnam on the outskirts of Bangkok. Most of the 181 refugees More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, September 27th, 2018
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Thailand’s Immigration Detention Center facing charges of violating human rights

(International Christian Concern) –Bangkok’s infamous Immigration Detention Center is a holding facility in Thailand for people who are caught trying to stay illegally in the country. Only one of 22 facilities, More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, September 20th, 2018
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Thailand: 181 Christian arrested and detained Montagnard refugees near Bangkok

(International Christian Concern) – More than three weeks have passed since Thai authorities arrested and detained 181 mostly Christian Montagnard refugees on the outskirts of Bangkok on August 28. International More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, May 31st, 2018
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Top 10 Unexplored Destinations of Thailand

Thinking of Thailand gives us all a picture of sun, sand, and beaches with luxury resorts and shimmery nightlife. But, Thailand is far beyond this; there are various other less explored places that can surprise More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, June 7th, 2016
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Five years ago: UN reported that Internet access is a ‘basic human right’

photo/ Gerd Altmann via pixabay The United Nations counts internet access as a basic human right in a report that bears implications both to on-going events in the Arab Spring and to the Obama administration’s war More...

By Adam Lee On Monday, March 23rd, 2015
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Tips to prepare for retirement in Asia

An increasing number of retirees are choosing Southeast Asia as their destination of choice. The likes of Malaysia, Vietnam and Thailand are emerging as popular spots for those that want their retirement period More...

By Guest Author On Saturday, December 6th, 2014
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Police Scam Tourists in Thailand Under Pretence of Drug Testing

Bangkok, Thailand. Police are persistently harassing Western visitors in what is claimed to be an effort to crack down on illegal drug use. Tourists and expats are now being regularly stopped by Bangkok police then More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, October 24th, 2013
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Thailand dengue outbreak tops 136,000, experts say 200,000 cases are possible this year

Thailand is experiencing it’s worst dengue epidemic in more than 20 years as health officials attempt to get the outbreak under control through a wide array of measures. Photo/CDC According to a Reuters report More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, July 15th, 2013
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Thailand’s Chulalongkorn University ‘deeply regrets’ mural with Adolf Hitler

One of Bangkok’s more well known universities made a public apology today in light of a strange and offensive billboard mural students created outside the University’s Faculty of Fine and Applied Arts building. Mural More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, May 30th, 2013
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Alberta woman contracts Zika virus while in Thailand, first confirmed infection in Canada

An Alberta woman has been diagnosed with a rare viral disease  after returning from a trip to Phuket and Bangkok, Thailand, in fact, the 45-year-old woman is the first such case diagnosed in Canada, according to More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, March 21st, 2013
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Bangkok officials warn of dengue fever

Dengue fever is on the rise in the Thailand capital and the spread of the mosquito borne viral disease may be serious this year, warns the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA), according to a National News More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, November 14th, 2012
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600 cobras seized in Thailand smuggling bust

Thai customs on Tuesday displayed 600 cobras they said were smuggled through the southern border from Malaysia. Police said a pick-up car was stopped on Monday night at a customs checkpoint in Petchaburi province, More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, October 26th, 2012
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Thai masseuse, Tata, brings costly face-slapping technique to San Francisco

You may never heard of, much less be able to pronounce Rassameesaitarn Wongsirodkul; however, she has brought her alternative to botox treatment to the San Franciso area. Wongsirodkul, a.k.a. Tata,  co-owner of More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, September 10th, 2012
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Two men arrested at airport with monkeys in their pants traveling with cats, spiders and eggs

Two of the men were arrested and then found with slender lorises concealed in pouches in their briefs, a customs official at Indira Gandhi International Airport told the BBC. Traveling from Dubai to Bangkok, the More...


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