#Thailand

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

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

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Aug. 21, 2018

    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

    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

  • Article: 11-Year-Old Child Bride, Forced to Marry 41-Year-OId Malaysian Man, Returns to Thailand

    11-Year-Old Child Bride, Forced to Marry 41-Year-OId Malaysian Man, Returns to Thailand

    By Joanna Prisco|Aug. 16, 2018

    The 41-year-old husband was fined, but authorities have yet to press charges. Read more

  • Article: Thailand Grants Citizenship to Stateless Survivors of Cave Rescue

    Thailand Grants Citizenship to Stateless Survivors of Cave Rescue

    By Joanna Prisco|Aug. 9, 2018

    Stateless members of the soccer team trapped in a cave last month now have a nation. Read more

  • Article: 'Miracle Boy' Refugee Played a Crucial Role in Thai Cave Rescue

    'Miracle Boy' Refugee Played a Crucial Role in Thai Cave Rescue

    By Joanna Prisco|July 12, 2018

    The top student escaped ethnic persecution in Myanmar to live in Thailand without his parents. Read more

  • Article: 41-Year-Old Man Fined Just $450 Over Marriage to 11-Year-Old Girl

    41-Year-Old Man Fined Just $450 Over Marriage to 11-Year-Old Girl

    By Daniele Selby|July 2, 2018

    Under Malaysian civil law, the marriage is still unrecognized, but is valid under Islamic law. Read more

  • Article: 14 Truly Moving Photos From Around the World This Week

    14 Truly Moving Photos From Around the World This Week

    By Olivia Kestin  and  Dana Brandes-Simon|June 29, 2018

    From protests to asylum seekers on boats, these photos offer a glimpse into a world in flux. Read more

  • Article: Thailand Shuts Down 'Leonardo DiCaprio' Beach After It Gets Trashed by Tourists

    Thailand Shuts Down 'Leonardo DiCaprio' Beach After It Gets Trashed by Tourists

    By Joe McCarthy|June 4, 2018

    Mass tourism has nearly destroyed the bay's coral reefs. Read more