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PHUKET: The power of modern technology saw a happy ending in less than 24 hours today when a Thai couple who helped a British family 10 years ago after the Asian Tsunami were identified. The Phuket News - Tuesday 15 July 2014, 05:57PM Ben and Emily Willgrass, were in Phuket on holiday with their parents when the tsunami struck on December 26, 2004. Their mother, Louise, was killed by the wave but they and their father were helped by a Phuket couple who took them in and then, because Phuket Airport was shut, drove them to Bangkok. Ben and Emily are planning to return to Phuket on July 20,
Australian journalist Alan Morison says he's prepared for prison over Thai navy row December 30, 2013 - Lindsay Murdoch - South-East Asia correspondent for Fairfax Media Australian journalist Alan Morison and his colleague Chutima Sidasathian both charged with defamation in Thailand. Bangkok: Australian journalist Alan Morison has declared he is prepared to go to jail to defend media freedom in Thailand where defamation laws are being increasingly used to silence criticism. â€˜â€˜This is a clear issue of freedom of media and the military exceeding its role in using an onerous law u