J-pop singers, manga feature heavily at Japan Weekend in Bangkok

National Nov 9, 2015

J-pop singers, manga feature heavily at Japan Weekend in Bangkok

Hoping to boost Thai people's interest in visiting Japan, events to promote Japanese culture and tourism took place this weekend at various places around Bangkok. The Japan Weekend events, organized by the Japan External Trade Organization together with Japanese government entities and the private sector, ...

National Aug 19, 2015

No long-term threat seen in Bangkok blasts: experts

by Atsushi Kodera

Crisis management experts say Bangkok's recent bombings do not pose a long-term threat in an otherwise relatively safe country. But they are nonetheless advising Japanese staying in the Southeast Asian city to exercise caution. "Basically I don't think Thailand right now is too dangerous," said ...

Bangkok bombing method doesn't match past insurgent tactics

Asia Pacific Aug 18, 2015

Bangkok bombing method doesn't match past insurgent tactics

Thai authorities have not ruled out any group, including elements opposed to the military government, for a bomb blast in Bangkok that killed 22 people, but officials said the bombing did not match tactics used by insurgents in the south. Eight foreigners were among those ...