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  1. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai television soaps under fire for plotlines depicting rape as romantic

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 05:20pm by AP

    ... took over the country in a coup this year had to apologise after suggesting that women who wear bikinis on the beach are vulnerable to sexual assault. Many in the soap opera industry continue ... or sexual assault. But police that year filed only 3,300 rape cases, and made just 2,245 arrests. Even the hotline number is believed to be far lower than the actual number of assaults ...

  2. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai police hunt British man after backpackers murdered with hoe and left naked on beach

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 04:17pm by AFP

    ... lifted from key tourist hot-spots, visitor numbers have yet to rebound. Thailand’s military leaders have vowed to clean up the kingdom’s tourist resorts after complaints of scams, assaults ...

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    Thai police question three Myanmese men over murder of British tourists found dead on beach

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 01:42pm

    ... tourist resorts after a series of complaints about scams, assaults and even police extortion. Britain says Thailand is the country where its citizens are second most likely to require consular ...

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    ‘Holy traffic cones’ symbolise the turmoil that engulfs Thai politics

    Posted May 14th 2014, 09:31pm by AP

    ... move or destroy the cone may be physically assaulted." The orange cone has come to symbolise the growing sense of hopelessness many Thais feel over the sometimes violent upheaval that has ...

  5. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thailand's 'popcorn gunman' says he was hired by protest movement

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 10:21pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bangkok Masked shooter says he was paid US$9 a day to act as movement's guard Protesters hired 'popcorn gunman' A Thai gunman who gained national notoriety after opening fire at a political clash with an assault rifle in a popcorn bag said yesterday he had been hired by anti-government protesters. Pictures of the man, nicknamed ...

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    Brawling Chinese tourist group thrown off plane at Phuket airport

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 11:12pm by Alan Morison and Chutima Sidasathian

    ... facial injuries. A woman was assaulted and had a bloodied mouth. Flight crew tried to intervene, but "the aisle was narrow, and the people were hysterical at that time they did ...

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    Thai police arrest suspect in murder of former Olympic champion

    Posted Nov 09th 2013, 05:31pm by Agence France-Presse in Bangkok

    ... after his mother and his wife filed a complaint to police alleging he had assaulted and threatened his wife. As well as appearing to enjoy his bad boy image, Jakkrit was Thailand’s best shooter, ...

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    Second attack on protesters in Thailand in two days injures 28

    Posted Jan 19th 2014, 06:22pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bangkok Second assault in two days against anti-government demonstrators adds to concerns of growing violence before the February 2 elections Fears rise as 28 hurt in attack on Thai rally An attack on a rally in central Bangkok yesterday left 28 people injured. It was the second assault in two days on demonstrators staging protests aimed at toppling the Thai ...

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    Seven hurt in gunfire as political rivals clash in Bangkok ahead of polls

    Posted Feb 01st 2014, 05:50pm by AP

    ... been trying to derail the vote. The two sides first clashed with rocks and firecrackers, then with pistols and assault rifles. One group of men carrying sticks smashed the windscreens of a car ...

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    Journalist killed by Thai army bullet, court finds

    Posted May 29th 2013, 02:32pm by Associated Press in Bangkok

    ... pictures of the army’s assault on the "Red Shirt" encampment. At least 91 people were killed during weeks of violence in Bangkok in 2010. Rights groups have repeatedly called ...




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