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Japan Urges Investigation of Journalist’s Death in Bangkok

April 11 (Bloomberg) — Japan urged Thailand to investigate the death last night of a Japanese photojournalist who was covering fighting between troops and protesters in Bangkok, the Foreign Ministry said today in a statement. Hiro Muramoto, a 15-year veteran of Reuters news service, was in the Rajdumnoen Road area of Bangkok when he was […]Read More


Government: No live bullets fired

THAI soldiers did not fire live bullets at anti-government protesters in violent clashes in the capital that left 19 people dead and over 800 injured, a government spokesman said on Sunday. ‘There were no live bullets fired at protesters,’ Panitan Wattanayagorn said in press conference shown on national television. Fourteen civilians, including a Japanese TV […]Read More


Clashes claim at least eight lives: Erawan center

Eight people, including a foreign photographer, were killed as red shirts protesters battled with combined forces of police and soldiers. Erawan Rescue Center’s chief Phetpong Kamjornkitjakarn said a total of eight people were killed during the clashes. At least 486 people, soldiers and red shirts protesters were wounded. He confirmed that one victim was a […]Read More


Breaking through the language barrier

One of the toughest things about travelling to Thailand is the language barrier. Even the most confident linguist can get their tongue caught up in knots as they try to work out the tones and nuances of the Thai language.However, all that may soon be...Read More


From rubbish to riches

There are a number of ways of getting rid of your rubbish. Some people choose to recycle, while others like to donate unwanted items to charity. However, Japanese-Thai artist Yuree Kensaku has another method.Visitors to the 100 Tonson Gallery in Bang...Read More