Jails around the country are using inmates to fulfill high-value contracts with Thai manufacturers, including one that exports nets to the United States.
For Nanchanok Wongsamuth's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
The announcement came as Thailand deals with its worst coronavirus outbreak to date, with more than 1,500 cases since mid-December having been linked to mostly Burmese migrant workers.
Advocates say migrants are overworked, unable to access health care and unlikely to report exploitation for fear of being deported.
Napawn Somsak took to the stage in her school uniform, her hair in pigtails, to denounce sexism in Thai society and question the treatment of a royal princess — an act unthinkable before the protests that have roiled the country in recent months. Before a ...