House Passes Controversial Bill to Further Escalate the Drug War

The U.S. House of Representatives approved a bill last week giving the Department of Justice sweeping new powers to increase penalties on those using and selling synthetic drugs. The law, dubbed the Stop the Importation […]

Legal Medical Marijuana Closer to Reality in Thailand After Government Approves Pivotal Legislation

Last month, Thailand’s cabinet gave the green light to drafted legislation that would finally allow the government to research the effects of medical marijuana use, according to the Bangkok Post. Although the move brings legalized […]

New Thai Lease Law Empowers Renters

Thailand’s new Lease law came into effect on May 1, 208.  The law is intended to expand protections for renters. Some of the practices that the new law will prohibit are demanding multiple months of […]

Tourism Industry Destroys another Island

Filipino President Rodrigo Duerte has ordered for the closure of one of Philippine’s most popular tourist destinations. Boracay Island brings in about 2 million tourists annually and generates about $1 billion from the tourism industry. However, […]

Police Shut down Biggest Thai Prostitution Ring in Germany’s History

On Wednesday, German authorities reported carrying out the biggest raid in their history of an organized crime ring that trafficked women and Trans women from Thailand for prostitution. Alexander Badle, from Frankfurt’s prosecutor’s office said […]

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