ASEAN to Convene Consumer Protection Conference »

ASEAN to Convene Consumer Protection Conference

BANGKOK, 9 December 2015 – The 2nd ASEAN Consumer Protection Conference (ACPC) convenes on 14-15 December in Bangkok as part of an ongoing effort to enhance awareness on consumer protection issues in ASEAN.  The 2nd ACPC will discuss consumer product safety legislation, the use of warranties and guarantees, enforcement and remedies, recalls and redress, institutional […]

Thai-based foreign media issue statement re detention of journos »

Thai-based foreign media issue statement re detention of journos

BANGKOK/25 May 2014–The Foreign Correspondents Club of Thailand today released its statement over the current situation in Thailand, which has been under military rule for four days now. “The professional membership of the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Thailand is deeply concerned by the detention of journalists by the new military authorities in Thailand, following the […]

6,000 Fans Unite vs. Human Trafficking at MTV EXIT Concerts »

6,000 Fans Unite vs. Human Trafficking at MTV EXIT Concerts

UDON THANI, 24 May 2014 – Over 6,000 exuberant fans descended on Udon Thani Hall in Central Plaza Udon Thani today for “MTV EXIT Live in Udon Thani”- two free concerts to educate young people about the dangers of human trafficking. Multi-platinum artist Bodyslam, ASEAN collective Project E.A.R., Slot Machine, Palmy and more ignited the […]

Thailand: Rights in ‘Free Fall’ After Coup »

Thailand: Rights in ‘Free Fall’ After Coup

NEW YORK, 24 May 2014 -– The Thai military should immediately revoke abusive martial law powers, end censorship, and release all people who have been arbitrarily detained, Human Rights Watch said today. The military should urgently restore democratic, civilian rule. Since the military coup was announced on May 22, 2014, the National Peace and Order […]

ASEAN Youth Forum as bedrock of hope in Southeast Asia »

ASEAN Youth Forum as bedrock of hope in Southeast Asia

YANGON, Myanmar/04 March 2014–Throughout the past five years, the ASEAN Youth Forum (AYF) has been the bedrock of hope, empowerment and engagement towards a youth-driven Southeast Asia. The AYF has been organized in Thailand (2009), Vietnam (2010), Indonesia (2011), Cambodia (2012), and Brunei Darussalam (2013). It has already involved 500 young leaders from the Region […]

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