Commentary / World May 16, 2009

Building trust between contentious brothers

by Pavin Chachavalpongpun

SINGAPORE — Thai Foreign Minister Kasit Piromya recently announced that Thailand would facilitate resettlement in third countries for 158 Hmong refugees detained in Nong Khai province. "They are regarded as political- asylum seekers, so they have the right to request resettlement in the United States ...