Artikel tagged “children”

  • Child drowning cases – dramatic drop over two decades

    Child drowning cases – dramatic drop over two decades

    The leading cause of death in Thai children, below the age of 15, is drowning. “Even though the cases have recently fallen to an all time low, it’s still not low enough.” “In nearly two decades there have been 22,700 drowning cases, that’s between the years 2000 and 2018. That averages nearly 1,300 child drownings every year.” These numbers from a new report by the National Institute for Child and Family Development.

  • Die! Die! Korean Air ‘nut rage’ heiress assaults husband in video

    Die! Die! Korean Air ‘nut rage’ heiress assaults husband in video

    by The Korea Herald – Asia News Network A video clip showing a woman who appears to be Cho Hyun-ah, formerly Korean Air vice-president, shouting at her husband, and photos showing his injuries has been revealed. In the video, the woman shouts “Die! Die!” at her husband, surnamed Park, who filed for divorce last year citing physical and verbal abuse against him and their twin sons

  • Deputy PM says Malaysia can learn from Thailand on caring for neglected children

    Deputy PM says Malaysia can learn from Thailand on caring for neglected children

    PHOTO: Thai PBS Malaysia’s Deputy PM Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail has been visiting Thailand and says that her government can learn something from the methods implemented in Thailand to tackle the issue of neglected children and babies and those without citizenships. Bernama news agency quotes Wan Azizah, who is also Women, Family and Community Development Minister, as saying Malaysia was attracted by  the commitment of the Thai government in ensuring their predicaments were appropriately championed. ‘’I visited the Thai Red Cross Children’s Home and was attracted with the concern of the Thai government in ensuring the children and babies get the appropriate attention so that their basic needs such as education and health are met.’’ Wan Azizah arrived in Bangkok on Friday for her first visit to Thailand after being appointed to the cabinet following the change of government in Malaysia following the general elections in May last year.

  • Thai artist uses sex workers’ hair to make social critique in BKK installation

    Thai artist uses sex workers’ hair to make social critique in BKK installation

    PHOTOS: Vivianne Chow Thai artist, Imahathai Suwatthanasilp new work at the Bangkok Biennale has brought attention to the prostitution industry in Thailand. Through her work the artist critiques preconceptions on sex workers while highlight their prevalence. Imahathai’s new work involved hair, specifically hair collected from a number of sex workers in Thailand. Her passion for hair started when her father was diagnosed with liver cancer in 2003 and he asked her to cut his hair.

  • 66 yo Austrian arrested in Chiang Mai for possessing child porn

    66 yo Austrian arrested in Chiang Mai for possessing child porn

    The Thai immigration says they’ve arrested a 66 year old Austrian for downloading and possessing child porn. The Thailand Internet Crime Against Children (TICAC) division learned about someone using the Dark Web to access child porn in September. Thai police identified the person living in the Pa Daet district in the Chiang Mai city and obtained an arrest warrant

  • Backdown over “Prathet Ku Mee” anti-military rap

    Backdown over “Prathet Ku Mee” anti-military rap

    The government and authorities have veered away from a potential showdown with student activists and erred on the side of good politics with a back down on threats to press charges against the team behind the “Rap Against Dictatorship.” Read our weekend editorial about the matter HERE .

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    Most rape cases ‘settled’ by police, says foundation

    by Kornrawee Panyasuppakun – The Nation We are all familiar with Thai police ‘settling’ small misdeamours, mostly road, on the spot – acting as judge and jury and keeping many minor potential court cases away from lawyers and the Thai court system. But the Women and Men Progressive Movement Foundation claims that most rape case, including child rape cases, are also ‘settled’ by police before they reach court.

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    District in Thailand’s south declared Special Control Zones

    Special report from Chularat Saengpassa – The Nation “We have no idea what will happen next. The soldiers have been keeping a close eye on people going in and out of the village.” Locals in parts of Pattani’s Nong Chik district now live in fear due to the strong military presence in their hometown. “We are scared and don’t want to leave our home these days,” said Nuda, whose husband has been under military custody since Sunday

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    Hands-on schooling setting an example in Chiang Mai

    by Chularat Saengpassa PHOTO: Padungkiat Jaiwong, far left, and fellow barbers of the “HK Barber” salon at Wat Huai Kaew School in Chiang Mai’s Mae On district show off their haircutting equipment. “Take me to your heart, Take me to your soul. Give me your hand before I’m old, Show me what love is, haven’t got a clue, Show me that wonders can be true.” 15 year old Padungkiat Jaiwong is proud of his rendition of the Michael Learns to Rock hit, and said he was inspired to study the English language after his teacher encouraged him to start singing Western hits

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    Fern helps her mum sell food in Krabi. She also speaks four languages fluently.

    PHOTO: A five year old Thai girl, who can speak three foreign languages, helps her mother to sell food along the beach in Krabi.