Stopping in Thailand on his way to Beijing for the Olympic Games, President Bush gave a speech on religious freedoms and human rights which some people found surprisingly firm. The official Chinese response was ... no comment. Guest: Jonathan Head, BBC World Service, reporting from Bangkok, Thailand
A high school in Thailand has taken the unusual step of installing separate toilets for transgender boys - those who consider themselves to be girls, as Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with BBC Correspondent Jonathan Head who has visited the school.
Thailand military's used to label homosexuals as mentally ill and it banned them from serving in the armed forces, but as Orlando de Guzman reports from Bangkok, Thailand's ban on gays in the military was quietly lifted a few years back.
Jack Chance reports from the Thai town of Mae Sot, which has become a hub for aid agencies trying to get into Burma; the government is allowing shipments of food and supplies, but barring aid workers from entering the country to assist with distribution.
Orlando de Guzman reports from Bangkok that Thailand is launching a second 'war on drugs;' five years ago the country drew international condemnation when its first anti-drugs campaign resulted in the death of more than two-thousand people.
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