Thailand

Carrot & Stick: How Beijing Controls its Diaspora

Since Xi Jinping became president in 2012, China has increasingly been criticized for attempting to manipulate its diaspora in order to support political objectives. Peter Mattis in War on the Rocks provides the reasoning: The CCP seeks to influence the outside world, especially the United States, f...

Six Myanmar migrant workers killed in Thailand bus crash

BANGKOK: Six migrant workers from Myanmar were killed when a double-decker bus they were travelling in crashed into a ditch in Thailand, the second fatal accident in as many weeks involving migrants. Up to 3 million people from poorer neighbour Myanmar work in Thailand, many in menial jobs, with .....