Foreigners Arrested for Diving in Thailand

September 8, 2020

Two foreigners have been arrested, deported, and blacklisted from Thailand after taking videos of illegal activities harming marine life off the coast of Koh Phangan. Francesco Simonetti and Attila Otti posted a video of themselves touching, poking, and prodding sea creatures which were reported to Thailand’s Natural Resources and Environment Minister who ordered their arrests. […]

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Malaysia Increases Debt Amount Required to File Bankruptcy

September 2, 2020

Amendments have been passed by the Dewan Rakyat to the Malaysian Insolvency Act increasing the bankruptcy threshold in the country from RM50,000 to RM100,000 for the fourth time in 44 years. The reason for the numerous adjustments to the threshold is to avoid debtors declaring bankruptcy, this number has drastically decreased since the threshold was […]

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Hong Kong Protestor Denied Bail Under New China Security Law

September 1, 2020

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 Chinese government on July 1st. The man was seen carrying a sign with the slogan “Liberate Hong Kong” […]

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Cambodian Law Set to Ban Revealing Clothing Causes Outrage

August 27, 2020

Credit to http://swanky.github.io/ The Cambodia legislature is proposing a new law that would prohibit people from wearing anything too revealing in public. The official reasoning for the proposal is to protect the national traditions of Cambodia. Human rights activists have spoken out about negative consequences the law could create, such as violating women’s rights and […]

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