Sec. Hillary Clinton, Canada’s Deputy PM Chrystia Freeland, Oprah Winfrey, Malala, Christine Lagarde, Michelle Obama & Global Women Leaders from Over 14 Countries Sign an Open Letter Calling for UN Action Against Iran

The Open Letter, Published in Sunday’s New York Times, Calls for the Immediate Expulsion of the Islamic Republic of Iran from the UN Commission on the Status of Women WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 30, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The world’s preeminent women leaders in business, politics, advocacy and the arts published an open letter in Sunday’s New York […]

One Thai dies as another recounts her Halloween nightmare in Seoul

A Thai tourist is confirmed to have died in the Halloween stampede in South Korea, Royal Thai Embassy in Seoul confirmed today (Sunday). No further information on the fatality is available at the time of this report.   Another Thai tourist, identified as Laksamika Deeprasai, expressed her shock at seeing large numbers of people dying […]

ASEAN Foreign Ministers must not lose their way

Judging by the outcome of the special ASEAN foreign ministerial meeting in Jakarta on October 27th, the ASEAN foreign ministers have not done their jobs very well. They were supposed to come up with a set of decisions, which their leaders could approve when they meet on November 11th. Now, the ASEAN leaders have to […]

Police rescue 13-year-old girl from prostitution in Malaysia, arrest five

Police from Thailand’s Human Trafficking Prevention and Suppression Division, with cooperation from Malaysian police, have rescued two Thai females, one of them being a 13-year-old girl, and two Indonesian females and have arrested five members of a human trafficking gang involved in delivering women to Malaysia for prostitution.   One of the suspects was apprehended […]