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Thai chef aims to turn insect eating into fine dining

31 Oct 2019

BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Thai chef Surasit Buttama spent almost a decade cooking international food at upscale restaurants and hotels in the United States and Thailand, but he found his passion a few months ago at a Bangkok restaurant serving edible insects.

INTERVIEW -Thai chef aims to turn insect eating into fine dining

31 Oct 2019

BANGKOK, Oct 31 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Thai chef Surasit Buttama spent almost a decade cooking international food at upscale restaurants and hotels in the United States and Thailand, but he found his passion a few months ago at a Bangkok restaurant serving edible insects.

Young Thais battle seniority culture to raise climate awareness

25 Oct 2019

BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Nanticha "Lynn" Ocharoenchai organized Thailand's first climate strike in March, more than half of the 50 people who showed up at the rally in Bangkok were students at international schools and expatriates.

INTERVIEW-Young Thais battle seniority culture to raise climate awareness

25 Oct 2019

BANGKOK, Oct 25 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Nanticha "Lynn" Ocharoenchai organised Thailand's first climate strike in March, more than half of the 50 people who showed up at the rally in Bangkok were students at international schools and expatriates.

Thai child trafficker sentenced to record 374 years in jail

17 Oct 2019

BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A Thai trafficker was sentenced to a record 374 years in jail for child trafficking in a ruling that lawyers say will send a deterrent to other criminals.

Exclusive: Thailand's human traffickers flout 99% of court orders to compensate victims

15 Oct 2019

BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Human traffickers in Thailand have ignored court orders to compensate victims in more than 99% of cases in recent years, fuelling fears that many survivors could be re-trafficked, data obtained exclusively by the Thomson Reuters Foundation revealed.

FEATURE -Titans of Thai fishing collaborate to tackle slavery

10 Oct 2019

SAMUT SAKHON, Thailand, Oct 10 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Z in Mar was a housewife in the Burmese city of Bago when she saw an advertisement for a job at Thai Union Group, a global seafood supplier and the world's biggest producer of tuna.

Look, don't touch: Thai bars raided for trafficking child 'entertainers'

25 Sep 2019

CHIANG MAI, Thailand (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A hug, a hand on her knee, a kiss on the cheek: teenage waitress Pim would not allow the customers to go any further at a karaoke bar in northern Thailand where she was found in a police raid.

FEATURE-Look, don't touch: Thai bars raided for trafficking child 'entertainers'

25 Sep 2019

CHIANG MAI, Thailand, Sept 25 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A hug, a hand on her knee, a kiss on the cheek: teenage waitress Pim would not allow the customers to go any further at a karaoke bar in northern Thailand where she was found in a police raid.

Thailand orders garment factories to compensate workers after illegal wages expose

12 Sep 2019

BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Garment factories in Thailand that supply to global brands such as coffee giant Starbucks and sports gear maker Bauer Hockey were raided by police on Thursday and ordered to compensate hundreds of workers after an expose found illegal underpayments.

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