Southeast Asia News

News specifically about Asia and Southeast Asia.

Bahrani football player being held in Thailand continues to draw global attention, will be...

BANGKOK — A refugee footballer who refused voluntary extradition Monday to Bahrain was told to appear in court again in April. An outpouring of anger...

Two British Brothers captured in Pattaya, wanted for drug charges in UK

Pattaya- Two brothers wanted by police in Merseyside in the United Kingdom over suspected drug trafficking offences have been arrested in Thailand. Joseph and Gregory Mulhare...

What IS the current and future status of Vaping in Thailand? We take an...

Thailand- Confusion appear to reign this week as what appeared to be two conflicting statements were issued from the Excise Department of Thailand and the...

Medical Marijuana likely to become legal in Thailand by mid 2019 says the Government

Thailand’s Governmental Pharmaceutical Organisation (GPO) is starting researching to develop medicines from marijuana in acknowledgement of evidence that the outlawed substance has health-enhancing properties....

Thailand likely to ban feeding of pigeons, jail time and high fines to be...

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration is spearheading a campaign to catch pigeons and has vowed to impose a ban on feeding them - violators could...