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  1. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Insurgents launch multiple attacks in Thai south, one dead

    Posted May 12th 2014, 06:22pm by Reuters

    ... Buddhist but parts of the south, in particular the three southernmost provinces of Pattani, Yala and Narathiwat, are majority Muslim and decades-old resistance to central government rule resurfaced ... in the south since January 2004 and more than 40 have been killed this year. There are various shadowy rebel factions and their main demand is for greater autonomy for their long-neglected region. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1510669/insurgents-launch-multiple-attacks-thai-south-one-dead
  2. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thailand’s junta arrests army general for Bangkok red-light district extortion

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 04:15pm

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bangkok General arrested on suspicion of extortion in a notorious Bangkok red-light district, in a rare case of authorities prosecuting a member of the military. A Thai army general has been arrested on suspicion of extortion in a ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1563441/thai-junta-arrest-army-general-bangkok-red-light-district-extortion
  3. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Bangkok urges Israel to relocate Thai workers away from Gaza Strip

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 03:59pm by Agence France-Presse in Bangkok

    ... of overseas workers, many from Southeast Asia, work on Israeli farms and in factories. Israeli air strikes and military incursions into Gaza have battered the densely populated enclave, leaving more ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1558201/bangkok-urges-israel-relocate-thai-workers-away-gaza-strip
  4. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai junta leader General Prayuth allowed to stay in power until elections held

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 11:12pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Bangkok Legal adviser says Prayuth can remain in charge until elections, as martial law stays in effect Junta leader can stay in power Thailand's junta chief could stay in charge of the country as head of a provisional government until ele ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1557713/prayuth-can-stay-power-until-elections-held-thai-legal-adviser-says
  5. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Revamping Thai Airways will test business acumen of military junta

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 10:49pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Bangkok Unproven in business, military leaders seek to revive struggling carrier Thai Airways revamp to test junta Thailand's new military rulers have singled out the country's troubled flagship airline as the first state enterprise t ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1557064/revamping-thai-airways-will-test-business-acumen-military-junta
  6. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Monk and boy, 9, among four killed in attacks in Thailand’s restive south

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 12:34pm by Reuters

    ... province. The boy’s deaths had set off “a chain reaction”, said Srisompob Jitpiromsri of the Deep South Watch think-tank. “Emotions in the local community are running high, on both sides, ... to justice.” More than 5,700 people have died as a result of the insurrection in the south since January 2004 and more than 40 have been killed since the start of this year. The opening of peace talks ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1427045/monk-and-boy-9-among-four-killed-attacks-thailands-restive-south
  7. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai junta’s gag on media raises alarm, criticism

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 08:45pm by Associated Press in Bangkok

    ... Associated Press in Bangkok Order severely restricting journalists and commentators from voicing criticism of Thailand's ruling military junta generates concern Journalists and academics raised concerns on Saturday about the Thai military government’ ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1556643/thai-juntas-gag-media-raises-alarm-criticism
  8. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai ruling junta issues permit for ex-PM Yingluck Shinawatra to travel abroad

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 12:46pm by Agence France-Presse in Bangkok

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bangkok Military authorities in Thailand allow deposed former prime minister Yingluck permission to leave the country, citing her efforts to keep a 'low profile' Junta will let Yingluck leave Thailand Thailand's junt ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1555558/thai-ruling-junta-issues-permit-ex-pm-yingluck-shinawatra-travel-abroad
  9. News - Asia - THAILAND

    In trouble again: former Nepalese crown prince held on drug charges in Bangkok

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 10:54pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bangkok Nepalese ex-crown prince in trouble again Former Nepalese crown prince Paras Shah has been arrested on drugs charges in Thailand for a second time and could face up to five years in prison, police said yesterday. Shah was d ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1555422/trouble-again-former-nepalese-crown-prince-held-drug-charges-bangkok
  10. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Russian gang boss wanted since 1990s arrested in Thailand

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 10:15pm by AFP

    ... police on Monday south of Bangkok. At the time of his arrest, the burly 52-year-old was in possession of a false passport and had acquired a retirement visa, according to immigration officials. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1540531/russian-gang-boss-wanted-1990s-arrested-thailand

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