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  • SC directs PIA to lower Islamabad-GB airfare

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday while hearing a suo motu case on Pakistan International Airlines' (PIA) high airfare to Gilgit-Baltistan (GB), directed the national flag carrier to lower its rates to the tourist destination...

    In April, GB lawmakers expressed concern over a Rs5,500 increase in the one-way fare from Islamabad to Skardu, bringing the fare to Rs14,000...

  • Thailand indicts 72 human trafficking suspects ahead of US report

    BANGKOK: Thailand on Friday indicted 72 people suspected of involvement in human trafficking, just days before the United States issues its latest assessment of the country's anti-trafficking efforts next week...

    Bangkok launched a sweeping investigation into human trafficking in May after the discovery of 26 bodies in graves buried deep in a jungle near the Thailand-Malaysia border...

  • Rama X: Thailand's new monarch making his mark

    Like all of Thailand's top royals, he remains shielded from scrutiny by a draconian royal defamation law that punishes insulting the monarchy with years in jail...

    But as with all things royal in Thailand, observers are left guessing at the real motivations behind palace moves...

  • Thailand revokes passports of ex-PM

    BANGKOK: Thailand has revoked the passports of ousted premier Yingluck Shinawatra, who has yet to be seen in public since she slipped out of the country before the verdict in her negligence trial, officials said on Tuesday...

    The former prime minister, whose elected government was toppled in a 2014 coup, has not been seen or heard from since she stunned the kingdom by failing to turn up for the Supreme Court verdict in late August... ...

  • Thailand ‘not deporting’ runaway Uighurs

    BANGKOK: Thai police on Wednesday said ethnic Uighur Muslims from China who escaped an immigration detention centre will not be deported — if they are all recaptured — despite a request by Beijing...

    The dramatic pre-dawn jailbreak on Monday saw a group of 25 Uighurs use blankets to climb out of their cell in southern Thailand...

  • Thailand looks to double trade with Pakistan

    KARACHI: With the implementation of a free trade agreement (FTA), which is about to be finalised, the bilateral trade between Pakistan and Thailand will be doubled...

    Speaking at the opening ceremony of three-day Thailand Exhibition on Friday, Suwat Kaewsook, the Consul General Thai Consulate in Karachi, said Pakistan has made substantial progress over the years and bilateral trade and diplomatic relations between both the countries...

  • BBC journalist on trial for Thailand crime reporting

    Rights groups have said the case exposes how Thailand's broad defamation and computer crime laws scupper investigative journalism and make it difficult to uncover wrongdoing in an endemically corrupt country...

    The prosecution was sparked by a 2015 report by Head detailing how two foreign retirees had Phuket properties stolen from them by a network of criminals and corrupt officials...

  • Pakistan down Thailand

    LAHORE: Pakistan men’s team beat Thailand 40-30 to record their first win in the International Handball Federation (IHF) U-21 Continental Trophy being held in Bangkok, Thailand...

  • Thailand scrambles to boost image on human trafficking

    BANGKOK: Thailand is eager to show its new-found toughness on human trafficking, taking reporters on patrols and tours of former camps, cooperating with neighbouring countries and the US, and arresting dozens of officials — including a high-ranking officer in the military that now controls the country...

    The Southeast Asian country is trying to dissuade Western governments from levelling economic sanctions, but it has a daunting...

  • Thailand vows crackdown on human traffickers

    PADANG BESAR: Police arrested three Thai officials and a Myanmar citizen in a crackdown on a long-existing criminal network that smuggles persecuted ethnic Muslims from Myanmar into Thailand and holds them captive in camps where scores have died before they can pay ransoms demanded for their freedom...

    Take a look: Thai police dig up 26 bodies at suspected trafficking campThai police moved in swiftly after the grim discovery on Friday...

  • Pakistan lead 2-0 against Thailand in Davis Cup group finals

    Pakistan led the fist day of the Davis Cup Asia-Oceania Group-II final against Thailand played at the grass courts of Pakistan Sports Complex, Islamabad, by 2-0...

    In the first match, which lasted for an hour and 46 minutes, Pakistan's Aqeel Khan beat Wishaya Trongcharoenchaikul of Thailand by 3-0 (6-3, 6-4, 6-4)...

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