Tag: Thailand

Scared but desperate, Thai sex workers forced to the street

A shutdown to contain the coronavirus has killed Thailand’s party scene and forced sex workers like Pim out of bars and onto desolate streets. She’s scared but desperately needs customers to pay her rent. Red-light districts from Bangkok to Pattaya have gone quiet with night clubs and massage […]

Soldier kills 26 in bloodiest mass shooting in Thailand

NAKHON RATCHASIMA, Thailand — A soldier with a grudge gunned down 26 people and wounded 57 in Thailand’s worst mass shooting before he was fatally shot inside a mall in the country’s northeast on Sunday, officials said. Officials said the soldier was angry over a financial dispute, first […]

Pope meets Thai Buddhist patriarch on visit promoting harmony

Pope Francis met with Thailand’s supreme Buddhist patriarch on Thursday in a gilded Bangkok temple on the first full day of his Asia tour aimed at promoting religious harmony. This is the pontiff’s first visit to Buddhist-majority Thailand — where just over 0.5 percent of the population are […]

Visit of Admiral Sunil Lanba, Chief of the Naval Staff To Thailand (17 to 19 April 2019)

open view news desk Admiral Sunil Lanba, PVSM, AVSM, ADC, Chief of the Naval Staff is on a bilateral visit to Thailand from 17 to 19 April 2019. The visit is intended to consolidate and enhance the maritime bilateral relations between India and Thailand and also to explore […]

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