#Thailand

  • Feature: Tun Lin Was Trapped for 11 Years on a Slave Ship. Now He’s Fighting to End Slavery.
    FeatureCitizenship

    Tun Lin Was Trapped for 11 Years on a Slave Ship. Now He’s Fighting to End Slavery.

    By Joe McCarthy|June 14, 2019

    “Once you find yourself on a fishing boat in the middle of the ocean, there’s no way off.” Read more

  • Article: Imported Plastic Waste Is Destroying Asia's Crops and Health
    Health

    Imported Plastic Waste Is Destroying Asia's Crops and Health

    April 23, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Much of the world's plastic waste is shipped to Asia and illegally dumped. Read more

  • Article: Supermarkets in Thailand Are Replacing Plastic Packaging With Banana Leaves
    Environment

    Supermarkets in Thailand Are Replacing Plastic Packaging With Banana Leaves

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|April 8, 2019

    Southeast Asia struggles with extreme levels of plastic pollution. Read more

  • Article: These Drones Are Spraying Pollution Out of the Sky in Thailand
    Environment

    These Drones Are Spraying Pollution Out of the Sky in Thailand

    By Jerica Deck|Jan. 24, 2019

    Bangkok’s air pollution has been deemed “code red” by officials Read more

  • Article: Entering a Child Marriage in Thailand Just Got Harder
    Girls & Women

    Entering a Child Marriage in Thailand Just Got Harder

    By Leah Rodriguez|Dec. 14, 2018

    Children under the age of 17 now need more than parental approval under Islamic law. Read more

  • Article: The End of China's Two-Child Policy Could Help Curb Human Trafficking
    Girls & Women

    The End of China's Two-Child Policy Could Help Curb Human Trafficking

    Aug. 29, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Women have been trafficked from Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar, and Laos and sold as brides. Read more

  • Article: Hotels on Thailand's Famous Beach Island Aim to Cut Single-Use Plastics
    Environment

    Hotels on Thailand's Famous Beach Island Aim to Cut Single-Use Plastics

    Aug. 21, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Between 8 million and 15 million tonnes of plastic are dumped in the ocean every year. Read more

  • Article: Thailand Wants to End the Hot Potato Game of Global Waste
    Environment

    Thailand Wants to End the Hot Potato Game of Global Waste

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 17, 2018

    Few countries want to deal with hazardous and hard-to-recycle forms of waste. Read more