Pattaya Ferry Captain on Drugs Killed 7 Passengers When Ferry Capsized

Seven passengers dead and many still missing from a ferry that departed Sunday in Thailand from the island of Koh Lan and headed for Pattaya. The police chief, Pol Maj Gen Katcha Tatusatra, told reporters the captain confessed to taking drugs before the ferry departed. According to reports in Bangkok Post, the ordeal occurred when […]

1 in 4 Men in Parts of Asia Have Raped

LONDON (AP) — About one in four men in some parts of Asia admitted raping a woman, according to the first large studies of rape and sexual violence. About one in 10 admitted raping a woman who was not their partner. International researchers said their startling finding should change perceptions about how common violence against […]

Six in Cambodia Killed by Leftover Landmine

Six in Cambodia Killed by Leftover Landmine

This past Wednesday, six farmers in Cambodia were killed by a leftover landmine from the country’s three long decades of civil war. The six farmers were returning from planting rice, according to a mine clearance official, when they hit the mine. Heng Ratana of the Cambodian Mine Action Center, a government agency that oversees mine […]