Support Grows for Decriminalizing Prostitution in Thailand

The Empower Foundation aims to collect 10,000 signatures to show parliament in a bid to decriminalize the current prostitution law in Thailand. As of 23rd September 2020, the petition has reached over 1,000 signatures. Surang […]

Hong Kong Protestor Denied Bail Under New China Security Law

Tong Ying-Kit, a 23-year-old Hong Kong protestor has been charged under the new Chinese security law and denied bail by a Chinese-controlled Hong Kong court due to a new national security law introduced by the […]

Will Medical Cannabis be the Answer to Thailand’s Economic Woes?

At the end of 2018, Thailand made history by becoming the first Asian country to legalize medical cannabis. The move was a significant surprise, considering that almost all of Thailand’s Southeast Asian neighbors routinely hand […]

Federal Judge Strikes Down Idaho Ban on Transgender Athletes Competing in Women’s Sports

A federal judge has blocked an Idaho law that forbids transgender women and girls from competing in women’s sports. The “Fairness in Women’s Sports Act”, passed in March, stated that transgender women and girl athletes […]

New Thailand Law May Allow Private Marijuana Production

The Thai Ministry of Public Health has sent a draft law to the Thailand legislature that would allow medical professionals including traditional medicine healers to obtain a license for growing medical marijuana. Currently, only state […]

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