Thanaporn Promyamyai

Thailand revokes Thaksin passport over protests

Thailand revoked the passport of Thaksin Shinawatra on Wednesday, escalating a campaign against the fugitive former premier and his allies for alleged

Asian leaders, and protesters, gather for summit

Thai protesters disrupted a summit of Asian leaders on Friday, forcing their campaign to topple Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva into the spotlight.

Thaksin supporters mob Thai premier’s office

Thousands of supporters of ousted Thaksin Shinawatra surrounded the seat of government on Tuesday, reigniting the kingdom's political turmoil.

Trafficked Thai woman seeks justice from the grave

Urairat Soimee never thought she would leave her small village in northern Thailand, not even to visit Bangkok. So, she jumped at the chance when a neighbour offered to set her up with a waitressing job in Japan. Urairat, then 29 years old, arrived in Tokyo in 2000 before she was sent to the port city of Yokkaichi, only to discover that she hadn't been hired to wait tables, but essentially as a sex slave in a brothel.

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