Thai Authorities Order All Universities to Turn Over ‘Intelligence’ on Muslim Students

Thailand’s government recently issued a nationwide order to universities compelling them to provide “intelligence” on Muslim students and their campus activities. The draconian order was issued by the Special Branch Bureau, an arm of the […]

TM30 Update: Thai Immigration Clarifies ’24 Reporting’, Some Foreigners Exempt

Thai immigration officials have issued a notification reassuring certain foreigners in Thailand that they don’t need to report to immigration when they change their address or go to another province. The Immigration Bureau alert reads: […]

Mexican Court Legalizes Recreational Cocaine For Two People

A Mexican court recently ruled that the recreational use of cocaine is legal–for two people. The ruling holds that the two plaintiffs in the case–who are unnamed–should be allowed to possess and use, but not […]

Proposed Law: Thais Can Grow Six Cannabis Plants Per Househould

A new law to democratize and decriminalize marijuana has been introduced in Thailand’s legislature. If passed, the law would allow every Thai household to grow up to six cannabis plants for personal, private use. The […]

Thailand Retail Giants Agree to Stop Using Plastic Bags Starting Next Year

A coalition of Thailand’s largest retailers, plastics manufacturers, trade associations, and department stores have come together and pledged to stop handing out single-use plastic bags beginning January of next year. Environment minister Varawut Silpa-archa said this […]

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