Senegal, the Only Country in Africa with Sex Worker Regulation

April 20, 2018

Post French colony, Senegal, boasts one of the lowest HIV prevalence rates in Africa, reports the Economist. This dates back to French legislation that required the regulation of sex workers in order to prevent the transmission of sexually transmitted diseases in Senegal. After independence from France, Senegal is now the only country in Africa that […]

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Doi Suthep Court Office and Residential Project Stuck in Between a National Forest and Protestors

April 11, 2018

The Office of Courts has received backlash from environmental advocates, authorities and locals in Chiang Mai for a residential and office building project being constructed on Doi Suthep, next to the protected national park. The Office has passed on the issue to be determined by the Prime Minister, Prayut Chan-o-cha. The Executive Committee for the […]

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Thai Netizens Not Surprised with Charges Dropped Against Premchai

April 10, 2018

The CEO of the Italian-Thai Development Company, Premchai Karnasuta, along with four others has been accused of killing a protected black Indochinese leopard. The news of the killing has stirred outrage and resulted in national campaigns for justice for the animal. A Thai netizen has commented on the situation that they should just “drop every […]

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New Café Trend Hits Bangkok

April 9, 2018

Animal lovers can get excited over trendy cafes in Bangkok that feature dogs. Not just any dogs though, the Big Dog Café located in downtown Bangkok have imported rare breeds from overseas such as an Alaskan Malamute, a Borzoi and many more; most of these dogs costing 200,000 baht and more to import. Locals and tourists […]

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