Honda opens new plant in Thailand

May 13, 2016

Honda opens new plant in Thailand

Honda Motor Co.’s Thai unit on Thursday officially opened a new assembly and engine plant around 120 km northeast of Bangkok. Construction of the plant at the Rojana Industrial Park began in 2013, with the automaker investing 17.15 billion baht (around $485 million). It ...

May 12, 2016

New tech fueling global boom in child sex tourism: study

Technology is transforming the global sex trade and making it easier than ever for travelers to prey on children, a landmark study on pedophiles warned Thursday. The U.N.-backed report shines a light on the rampant spread of child sex tourism, a scourge that touches ...

Developers zero-in on Bangkok's historic Chinatown

| May 4, 2016

Developers zero-in on Bangkok's historic Chinatown

For nearly a century, Thanuan has watched history sweep through the bustling maze of alleyways that make up Bangkok’s Chinatown, one of the city’s few districts yet to be devoured by malls and high-rise condos. But change is coming — and fast. A new ...

Cambodian Royal Turtle in danger of extinction

Apr 25, 2016

Cambodian Royal Turtle in danger of extinction

Cambodia’s Royal Turtle is nearly extinct, with fewer than 10 left in the wild, because increased sand dredging and illegal clearance of flooded forest have shrunk its habitat, a conservationist group warned Monday. The New York-based Wildlife Conservation Society said in a statement that ...