Tag Archives: Thai

Thai cave rescue details emerge: Sleeping boys were passed on stretchers to safety

The boys rescued from a Thai cave were passed “sleeping” on stretchers through the treacherous pathways, a former Thai Navy SEAL who was the last diver to leave the Tham Luang complex told AFP on Wednesday. The details of the complex operation are among the first to emerge from a rescue effort to save 12 boys and their… Read More »

Thai Police to Review Ways to Take Down Content After Facebook Live Killing

Police in Thailand on Wednesday said they would discuss how to expedite taking down “inappropriate online content” after a man broadcast himself killing his 11-month-old daughter in a live video on Facebook. Two videos, which were available for nearly 24 hours before they were taken down, show Wuttisan Wongtalay hanging his daughter from a building on the southern… Read More »

Standard Chartered’s Thai unit to transfer retail banking business to TISCO

The Thai unit of Standard Chartered (STAN.L) has agreed to transfer its retail banking business to TISCO Bank PCL and All-Ways Company, as the UK lender’s Chief Executive Bill Winters continues with restructuring to boost earnings. Standard Chartered announced in November 2015 that it would take a series of restructuring actions to improve returns, including to divest businesses… Read More »