Thai student activist given human rights award, but kept in jail
Posted on Thursday May 18, 2017
A Thai student arrested for sharing a BBC profile of Thailand's new King on Facebook is awarded a prestigious human rights award, but remains in pre-trial detention and faces a lengthy prison term under the country's harsh lese majesty law.
Bangkok has the world's best street food — but authorities want it gone
Posted on Saturday April 15, 2017
Thailand's Government is evicting thousands of much-loved street-food vendors from their usual spots in a bid to clear walkways and bring order to the capital.
Australia's most infamous accused drug smugglers
Posted on Friday May 26, 2017
Schapelle Corby's conviction for attempting to import drugs into, or out of, a foreign country is a cautionary tale — but not an uncommon one. The ABC looks back at some of the country's most notorious cases.