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  1. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai building collapse leaves 10 workers dead, 17 injured

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 08:38pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bangkok At least 10 workers died and 17 others were injured when a large concrete beam collapsed on Tuesday at a construction site just outside Bangkok, police ... were 40 workers on site at the time of the collapse, now we have stopped searching as I’m confident we have retrieved all of the bodies,” said rescue worker Anyawut Pho-ampai. Labour groups ...

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    Russian gang boss wanted since 1990s arrested in Thailand

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

    ... Russia slipped into chaos as its communist system collapsed at the start of the 1990s. Kidnappings and execution-style killings were rife as rival groups competed over business interests. ...

  3. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai confidence jumps on hopes the army will bring order after chaos

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 03:55pm by Reuters in Bangkok

    ... It has extended cuts to valued-added and corporate taxes and moved quickly to pay billions of dollars owed to rice farmers after a state rice-buying scheme collapsed when Yingluck’s government ...

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    Military coup officials seek ways to revive Thailand’s faltering economy

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 06:54pm by Reuters

    ... under Yingluck that collapsed when her caretaker government was unable to find funding, leaving hundreds of thousands of farmers unpaid for months. The military rulers said they would also ...

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    Reading takes on a tone of defiance among coup critics in Thailand

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 03:12am by AP

    ... week, though no injuries were reported.   TOURISM HIT Watch: Thai coup fails to dent tourists’ enthusiasm Airline bookings to Thailand have collapsed, a travel association said yesterday, after ...

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    Peace talks were a trap, says ousted Thai minister

    Posted May 26th 2014, 10:29pm by Reuters

    ... rushed in to secure politicians, activists and even journalists as Prayuth abruptly left, then appeared on television to say negotiations had collapsed, so the army had seized power. "This ...

  7. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Four killed in Thailand as gun battles erupt at Bangkok protests

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 10:45am by Reuters

    ... opposition to her government. Watch: Bangkok erupts in fatal clashes between police, protesters The troubled rice scheme, already near collapse, suffered another blow when the Government Savings Bank ... brother, former premier Thaksin Shinawatra. Witnesses heard gunfire and saw police firing weapons in the Phan Fa Bridge area in the old quarter of the city. Police said they had come under fire ...

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    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 ...

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    Civil war warning as Thailand turmoil claims life of fourth child

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 01:47pm by Reuters in Bangkok

    ... Prayut said, after warning in a rare televised speech that the country risked "collapse" unless it pulled back from the brink. Government supporters have accused opposition ...

  10. News - Asia - THAILAND

    'Sleeping' driver suspected as Thailand bus plunge kills at least 29

    Posted Dec 27th 2013, 02:22pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bangkok 'Sleeping' driver suspected in deadly bus plunge A bus carrying New Year travellers plunged off one of Thailand’s highest bridges in the kingdom’s ... Transport Minister Chadchart Sitthipunt said the bus smashed through the safety barrier of the Phamuang bridge, whose highest pillar stands at 50 metres tall and which links north and northeast ...




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