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  1. 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 notorious Bangkok red-light district, officials said on Thursday, in a rare case of authorities prosecuting a member ...

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

    Rape and murder of girl, 13, on Thai train sparks calls for capital punishment

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 10:37am

    ... was discovered early on Tuesday morning near the train tracks in Prachuap Khiri Khan province’s Pran Buri district, said police colonel Napanwut Liemsanguan, the commander of the police’s Children ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1550171/thais-demand-capital-punishment-after-13-year-old-girl-raped-and-killed
  3. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Party time again in Bangkok after curfew lifted

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 03:15am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Bangkok It's party time again in Bangkok as curfew ends The generals who seized power in Thailand disrupted one of the country's most lucrative industries- the go-go bars that were forced to close early because of a curfew. Now the junta has lifted the curfew, giving a green light for Bangkok's red-light districts and other evening activities ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1533612/party-time-again-bangkok-after-curfew-lifted
  4. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai anti-junta protesters enlist Hunger Games salute as act of defiance

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 10:21pm by AFP

    ... Bangkok street protesters' three-fingered Hunger Games salute is a symbolic act of peaceful defiance by those who recognise- like those in the rebellious districts in the movie- ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1524786/thai-anti-junta-protesters-enlist-hunger-games-salute-act-defiance
  5. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Bomb kills two and wounds 22 in busy shopping district in Thai capital

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 08:58pm by Reuters

    ... of more violence Watch: Scenes from Bangkok market explosion An explosion killed two people and wounded at least 22 in a busy shopping district of the Thai capital yesterday, hours after ... explosive devices in the Khao Saming district of the eastern province of Trat, killing a five-year-old girl, and wounding 41 people. Anti-government protesters have blocked main Bangkok ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1433780/bomb-kills-two-and-wounds-22-busy-shopping-district-thai-capital
  6. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai protesters use social media to stay one step ahead of military

    Posted May 26th 2014, 05:08am by Reuters

    ... until the tree is uplifted and falls to the ground." Tensions ran high, and at one point a group of soldiers was chased away by the crowds in the Ratchaprasong shopping district. By late ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1519597/thai-protesters-use-social-media-stay-one-step-ahead-military
  7. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Business as usual in Bangkok, despite declaration of martial law

    Posted May 20th 2014, 10:36pm by AFP

    ... junction, a major shopping district which includes high-end hotels. It is also a highly symbolic site after a military crackdown on a "red-shirt" protest in 2010 left scores dead there. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1516732/business-usual-bangkok-despite-declaration-martial-law
  8. News - Asia - THAILAND

    New mobile game teaches Asian children survival tips for flood zones

    Posted May 14th 2014, 07:41pm by AFP

    ... was particularly badly affected by the 2011 floods. Homes, temples and car factories were underwater for weeks. In the district of Ban Praek, where Unesco visited to promote the game, memories ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1512142/new-mobile-game-teaches-asian-children-survival-tips-flood-zones
  9. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai protesters launch ‘final fight’ as government clings on

    Posted May 09th 2014, 04:11pm by Associated Press in Bangkok

    ... their main encampment in a park in the city’s commercial district and brought traffic to a standstill in a day of choreographed actions. Authorities said they briefly used water cannon and tear gas ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1508291/thai-police-fire-tear-gas-protesters-political-crisis-continues
  10. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Quake measuring 6.3 cracks roads in north Thailand, at least 1 killed

    Posted May 06th 2014, 11:08am by Associated Press in Bangkok

    ... Prevention and Mitigation Department told reporters on Tuesday that an 83-year-old woman in Chiang Rai’s Mae Lao district was killed when the brick walls of her house collapsed onto her during ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1505670/quake-measuring-63-cracks-roads-north-thailand-least-1-killed

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