The man’s wife and another man survived the mass shooting in Thailand where the rate of gun ownership and gun-related deaths is among the highest in Asia.
Controversy surrounds the patent requests of foreign firms which could dominate the market, making it harder for Thai patients and researchers to access marijuana for medical use.
Thai police are searching for three suspects who were seen arguing with the couple over a cow the night of the attack, said U Zayar, a community volunteer.
Military government lifts ban on political activity
"[W]e are willing to adapt further and respect the law," said Niran Yangpan. "But they must also respect our right to the land and to the sea. It is all we have."
Details of huge industrial park and port project remain vague, NGOs say
Durian may be banned in some airports, public transport and hotels in Southeast Asia for its pungent smell, but the Chinese are huge fans.
Team members were seen arriving at the temple clad in black suits to pay their respects to Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, who died in a helicopter crash on Oct. 27.
Improved road expected to speed construction of mega-seaport project, as well as boost development in Tanintharyi Region.
The Irrawaddy speaks to veteran Thai journalist Kavi Chongkittavorn about the key issues facing Myanmar, and its ties with Thailand, ASEAN and the West.
Ongoing crackdown targets workers without visas and those who have switched employers without authorization
"If politics does not create conflict like in the past, there is no need for us to intervene," General Apirat Kongsompong said.
After a boat accident in July this year, Chinese visitor arrivals are down by 11.77 percent, the first drop since the start of 2017.
‘One-stop’ service in Ranong to process visas, monitor working conditions on vessels and accept complaints
One of the two Myanmar migrant workers claims to be unjustly held in solitary confinement, NGO says.