Thailand

In Thailand’s Deep South, farmers fight to restore vanishing paddy fields

A grassroots movement is replanting abandoned fields and working to preserve local culture.

Rights groups call on Thailand not to extradite Vietnamese activist

Y Quynh Bdap, an indigenous Ede, faces torture if returned, says Amnesty International.

Thai EC announces senators to replace junta-appointed members

Selected under a new system, these lawmakers will not have power to vote for prime minister.

Controversy erupts over proposed Thai national park boundary adjustment

Conservationists, residents clash over resolution to convert thousands of acres of protected forests into farmland.

Thai court postpones Vietnamese activist’s extradition hearing

Vietnam is seeking the return of Y Quynh Bdap on charges his lawyer says are politically motivated.

Controversy erupts over proposed Thai national park boundary adjustment

Conservationists, residents clash over resolution to convert thousands of acres of protected forests into farmland.

Tears of joy as Thailand passes bill legalizing same-sex unions