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  1. News - Asia - THAILAND

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

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 10:37am

    ... Associated Press in Bangkok Celebrities join social media calls for the law to be changed to make rape punishable only by death after railway worker charged The rape and murder ... carries the death penalty. On Instagram, Thai entertainment stars and celebrities joined the chorus of calls for the law to be changed to make rape punishable only by death. Convicted rapists now ...

  2. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai Prime Minister Yingluck could face murder charges over protest deaths, says lawyer

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 05:55pm by AFP

    ... the crackdown, at an unspecified death. On Friday anti-government protesters ended a self-proclaimed “shutdown” of the capital, after a rise in the number of attacks linked to the rallies including ...

  3. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thailand's army chief warns military may act to end political violence

    Posted May 15th 2014, 11:48pm by AFP

    ... if power is handed to an unelected leader. Yesterday's deaths take the toll from six months of protests aimed at toppling the government to 28, with hundreds of others wounded in attacks ...

  4. News - Asia - THAILAND

    New mobile game teaches Asian children survival tips for flood zones

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

    ... Watch: New mobile game teaches Asian children survival tips for flood zones In an effort to prevent further deaths, the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) hatched ...

  5. 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

    ... an Indian Ocean tsunami that killed more than 8,000 people in Thailand’s coastal areas, among its overall death toll of 240,000. The last earthquake in Thailand approaching the size of Monday’s ...

  6. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Student deaths stir anger in insurgency-hit Thai south

    Posted Nov 05th 2013, 04:33pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... while citing examples of forced confessions, torture and accidental killings of civilians. Locals still recall with fury the deaths of 85 anti-government protesters in 2004 at Tak Bai, ... to their movement, which is fighting for a level of autonomy from Bangkok. While the authorities say they are making efforts to curb civilian deaths, rights groups note a disturbing rise in the number ...

  7. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai king celebrates 64-year reign as prime minister Yingluck awaits fate

    Posted May 05th 2014, 01:39pm by AFP

    ... Bhumibol, the world's longest-reigning monarch and a father figure for Thais, was crowned on May 5 1950, although he came to the throne in June 1946 following the death of his elder brother. ...

  8. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai economy likely to suffer further with Yingluck toppled and political stand-off continuing

    Posted May 09th 2014, 11:57pm by Bloomberg

    ... Shinawatra’s removal as prime minister was “credit negative” because it may prolong the political crisis and worsen violence that has already led to 25 deaths since late November. “I think ...

  9. News - Asia - THAILAND

    At least 30 killed as bus plunges into ravine in northern Thailand

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 11:04pm by AFP

    ... road deaths per 100,000 people in 2010- behind only the Dominican Republic in the Caribbean and the South Pacific island of Niue. "The brakes failed as the bus came downhill on a hilly ...

  10. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Bomb deaths of soldiers cast shadow over talks on peace in Thai south

    Posted Jun 29th 2013, 03:22pm by AFP

    ... Eight soldiers were killed by a roadside bomb in Thailand's troubled south yesterday, an army spokesman said, raising questions over a fragile peace process to end nearly 10 years of insurgency. More than 5,700 people have been killed in the Muslim-m ...




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