British tabloids apologize for calling Hmong girls 'tiny thieves'

PUBLISHED ON TUE, MAR 21, 2017 3:22 PM

Photo: British tabloids apologize for calling Hmong girls 'tiny thieves'

By  Chayanit Itthipongmaetee, Staff Reporter

 

 HMONG-696x392.jpg 

Chiang Mai Gov. Pawin Chamniprasart poses with two young Hmong girls at a meeting between their family and representatives from the British Consulate on Tuesday at Chiang Mai City Hall.

 

The diplomats were there to deliver letters of apology from British tabloids including The Sun, The Daily Mail and The Telegraph for branding the girls thieves and wrongly reporting they stolen a watch from an unidentified British tourist in September.

 

Source: http://www.khaosodenglish.com/news/2017/03/21/photo-british-tabloids-apologize-calling-hmong-girls-tiny-thieves/

 
khaosodeng_logo.jpg
-- © Copyright Khaosod English 2017-03-21
latest news from Chiang Mai

Foreigner jumps into Chiang Mai canal to save Thai teen from sinking carBy Coconuts Bangkok  Photo: Guru Chiang Mai/ Facebook CHIANG MAI: -- An elderly foreigner was praised online for saving the life of a Chiang Mai teen whose car had strayed off the road and into a khlong last night. The heroic...

READ MORE...

Region 5 chief says "upskirt" cases will go to court after latest Chiang Mai arrestPicture: Sanook CHIANG MAI: -- The chief of the Region 5 police has ordered that cases where men film up the skirt of females must now go to court. No longer will he allow such matters to be settled with fines...

READ MORE...

Temple saves the day after 50 migrant hill tribe workers denied wages in municipality projectBy The Nation  LAMPANG: -- Fifty migrant hill tribe workers and their children asked for meals from Wat Ban Rong in Lampang’s Muang district yesterday after their boss, the contractor for a new...

READ MORE...

Video: Hunt on for the Chiang Mai upskirt upstart.  Police are hunting a man aged about 30 who was caught on CCTV filming up a female student's skirt.TNA reported that such behavior was a problem in Thai society. Men were using their phones to film female's private areas in places such as shops...

READ MORE...
sponsors