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Immigrants are meeting God in Thai jails

Immigrants are meeting God in Thai jails

By Sophia Lee
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Immigration | Christians seeking refuge in Bangkok find opportunities to share their faith with fellow detainees

Life in the shadows

By Sophia Lee
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Persecution | Radical Islam has forced thousands of Pakistani Christians to flee to Thailand, a place of hidden refuge but also one of little hope or opportunity

U.S. restaurants, grocers linked to Thai shrimp slave trade

By Anna K. Poole
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Human Trafficking | Thailand, a longtime human trafficking hub, is once again submerged in accusations from human rights groups and global grocery suppliers over a newly…

Feelings of helplessness

By Sophia Lee
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Travel | WORLD reporter Sophia Lee is traveling through Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Burma, and other Southeast Asian countries. She’s sending us regular

Bangkok’s goopy pot of spiritual confusion

By Sophia Lee
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Travel | WORLD reporter Sophia Lee is traveling through Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Burma, and other Southeast Asian countries. She’s sending us regular

Globe Trot: ISIS razes historic Palmyra piece by piece

By Mindy Belz
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International | SYRIA: At the ancient Palmyra site, Islamic State militants are attempting to destroy the Temple of Baal, a Roman-era structure, here seen from space. Oxford…

Two more suspects sought in Bangkok bombing

By Leigh Jones
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Thailand | Thai officials are looking for two more suspects in the bombing of a Hindu shrine Aug. 17. Police issued arrest warrants Sunday for an unnamed foreign man and…

Police make arrest in Bangkok bombing case

By Mickey McLean
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Thailand | Authorities in Thailand arrested a man Saturday in connection with the deadly bombing at the Erawan Shrine in central Bangkok on Aug. 17. The man, of unknown…

Thai police reject U.S. offer of help with stalled bomb investigation

By Anna K. Poole
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Thailand | One week after a bombing in Bangkok left 20 dead and 120 wounded, the Royal Thai Police appear to be working in slow motion to solve what local authorities…

Human trafficking thrives in Thailand

By Anna K. Poole
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Human Trafficking | Its national image marred by a reputation for rampant human trafficking, Thailand is entangled in another scandal. Tuesday, just days after the grim discovery…

Fishing boats dump trafficking victims on remote Indonesian islands

By Gaye Clark
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Human Trafficking | The number of foreign fishermen stranded on several remote Indonesian islands has climbed to more than 4,000 in the last few weeks. Boat captains abandoned…

Thai surrogate forgives couple who abandoned baby with Down syndrome

By Courtney Crandell
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Abortion | Pattaramon Chanbua, a 21-year-old food vendor in Thailand’s seaside town of Sri Racha, agreed to become a surrogate for an Australian couple early last…

 
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