the entire nation is suffering under a corrupt government and military rule.
pollution issues deforestation lack of morals selling young children for sex and lady boy prostution.
poor wages about 10 dollars us a day to a high average of 800 us a month
this is the result mof a corrupt goverment who turns a blind eye.
I had a neighbor who went there several times a year to indulge in the child sex prostution ,
he went to jail here in the states when he tried it glad hes out of the neighborhood.
I live in a gated peivate sommumity where home go for 275000 to about 500000 we try to keep such types out but thailand welcomes such people.
THailands sex trade is vast compared to most nations expecially with children a clear display of thier moral values.
crime is high in thailand despite having such severe penalitys.
in tourist areas its even higher with tons of mugger and purse snatcher feeding off tourist.
a high increase in drug use and expoert of drugs.
herion and opium are still number on but there is a huge increase in Yaba a mixture of meth and caffine.
the former prime minister was arrested for corruption stealing 8 billion .
the military regime in control has allegedly made corruption a worse problem and the legislation are well known for taking bribes and gifts.
Its not the type of nation I would ever vist to dangerious and I have no desire to have sex with lady boys or young kids male or female as it common there.
They are cracking down on immigration expecially from Cambodia yet I have seen people from from thailand being critical of others immigration policy .
Hiv is also a huge problem in thailand about 9 percent of the population this is mainly from the nations high rate of IV drug users snd transgender and child sex workers.
Animal abuse is wide spread in thailand also expecially involving elephants but this seems accepted and normal just like the sex trade with children again a display of the nations morals.
Domestic abuse is on the rise and common there . But with a nation that accepts prostution so widely Im not suprized.
Thailand has also been described as a haven for criminal from other nations on the run.
also gangs from other nation .
its all done by bribes given to the local police aand political leaders.
You should read the book how not to get murdered in Thailand if your going there due to the high rate of western tourists murdered there.