Tag Archives: Thailand

Thai woman held for trafficking Myanmar girls


THAILAND – Police yesterday announced the arrest of a Thai woman suspected of human trafficking and the rescue of 13 Myanmar women – including a 16-year-old and three girls under 18 – allegedly lured into sex work at a Ranong … Continue reading

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Missionary Profile – Kent and Kathleen Pelton


Kent and Kathleen Pelton have been serving the Church of the Nazarene as missionaries since 1994. Since 2000 they have served in Thailand. Kent currently serves as director of Southeast Asia Nazarene Bible. Kathleen serves an administrative role for the … Continue reading

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Thai arrested for human trafficking


A Thai man was arrested in a Sukhumvit neighbourhood on Wednesday on charges of luring Thai women into prostitution in Japan, police said. Crime Suppression police charged Niran Pansa-ngiem, 34, with human trafficking and said he collaborated with another Thai, … Continue reading

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Illegal Burmese Fishermen Rescued From Traffickers


Police helped three smuggled Burmese men who had been forced to work on a Sattahip fishing boat when they had wanted to go to Bankgok. Two men were arrested for suspected trafficking. Police also helped 20 other Burmese from fishing … Continue reading

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Malnutrition Crisis Hits Border Region Of Burma And Thailand


Up to 5,000 Burmese children living at the Thai border face malnourishment, as the international donor community withdraws funds and shifts its attention back to Burma. As many as 2,000 children are experiencing stunted growth and nearly 1,000 are acutely … Continue reading

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Thailand – Prayer Request


One of the things International Christian Concern is involved in is support of orphanages in third world countries.  They are asking for safety and protection for one of these: http://www.persecution.org/2012/02/15/29286/

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Prayers answered: Four Nazarenes survive ocean ordeal


“God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble.” (Psalm 46:1) The January 2 message in the Reflecting God devotional booklet was entitled “The Lord Is Our Refuge.” Little did Church of the Nazarene General Superintendent Emerita Nina … Continue reading

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IJM Thailand: Hundreds Now Have a Place to Call Home


CHIANG MAI, THAILAND – La-aw drives down a dirt road, winding through hilly countryside dotted with villages of varying sizes. Though the road is not drawn on many maps, La-aw knows the route from Chiang Mai into the tiny villages … Continue reading

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Thailand Church leaders ask for prayer as country deals with flooding


Nazarene Church leaders in Thailand ask for prayer as floodwaters persist throughout the region and a waterlogged country begins the recovery. Historians say it’s the worst flooding in half a century for Thailand, exacerbated by an inadequate water management system. … Continue reading

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Missionary Profile – Rolf & Debbie Kleinfeld


From snow-capped mountains to tropical beaches; crowded cities to small rural villages; elephants and tigers to pythons and the Mekong catfish; mangos and sticky rice to crunchy fried spiders; from chanting and mantras to smiles and laughter; the beautiful and … Continue reading

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