Pope urges respect for prostitutes at crowded Bangkok mass
Pope Francis led an impassioned mass for tens of thousands of emotional worshippers at a packed Bangkok stadium Thursday, urging respect for prostitutes and trafficking victims in a part of the world where sex work is rampant.
What is it about 100 days in office?
Over time, the idea of 100 days in office has been used to measure the success or failure of governments. While famous American writer and author, Kenneth T. Walsh, believes that 100 days should not be the ideal yardstick to establish the success or otherwise of a leader or government
Thai political party jigsaw attracts new faces, veteran names
Famous golfer Thongchai Jaidee, a former beauty queen and veteran politicians were among those who flocked to new parties in Thailand Sunday as a jigsaw of alliances formed ahead of the country's much-anticipated poll in February. The Thai junta that seized power in 2014 partially eased restrictions on electioneering ahead of the promised vote, allowing…
Bomb wounds 20 at Bangkok military hospital
A small bomb struck a Bangkok military hospital on Monday wounding more than 20 people, police said, three years to the day since the army seized power of the politically unstable kingdom.