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  1. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai junta leader apologises for his remarks on bikinis that followed brutal backpacker murders

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 09:51am by AFP

    ... victims of violent crimes are somehow responsible for the abuse they suffered because of what they were wearing". Yesterday, police continued to hunt for clues on the small, normally ...

  2. 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 ... said Shah, who is visiting Thailand on a tourist visa, had admitted illegal drug possession and was remanded in custody. It is not the first time the former royal has been in trouble ...

  3. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Murder charges against former Thai premier Abhisit Vejjajiva dismissed

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 11:20pm by AFP

    ... The National Anti-Corruption Commission is now expected to consider whether the pair abused their power with the crackdown. If it believes there is sufficient grounds, the panel can forward the case ...

  4. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Yaba leaving bitter taste as drug pushers target kids

    Posted Aug 29th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... on Drug Abuse Treatment, recently told the English-language daily The Nation. "These flavours help the users take the drug more easily, but it could severely affect their [central] nervous ... and strawberry to mask the bitter concoction of drugs inside. But far from being the confectionary it is designed to resemble, yaba- which translates to "crazy medicine"- is a mix ...

  5. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Former Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra returns home as legal threat lingers

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 06:12pm by Reuters

    ... 7 for abusing her power by transferring a top state official. The military ousted her government in a coup on May 22. She faces jail and a political ban if the rice case goes to court and she ...

  6. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai court gives PM more time to prepare defence in abuse of power case

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 02:08pm by Reuters in Bangkok

    ... Reuters in Bangkok Thai Constitutional Court gives embattled Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra until May 2 to prepare defence in abuse of power case Thailand’s Constitutional Court on Wednesday gave Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra until early May to defend herself against charges of abuse of power, delaying a verdict that could see her removed from office. The charges relate ...

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    Thai junta’s gag on media raises alarm, criticism

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

    ... Ruangdit said the junta’s order could affect the people’s rights to access news and information and may allow authorities to abuse their power in suspending the broadcast or publication violating the order. “It is not clear if there will be any warnings, any steps or any approaches in determining the offence,” Pradit said in a statement. “If there is an abuse of power and there is no check ...

  8. News - Asia - THAILAND

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

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

    ... 7 after being found guilty of abuse of power by the Constitutional Court. The remainder of her cabinet was ousted in the coup two weeks later. The military tore up the old constitution. ...

  9. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Former minister Jarupong Ruangsuwan new party to oppose Thai military

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 10:00pm by AFP

    ... "the rule of law, abusing democratic principles" and destroying "rights, liberties, and human dignity". The organisation is backed by a coalition of former legislators, ... royalist elite, and its supporters in the military, who accuse the family of abusing democracy to sponsor massive graft. Some observers say the political crisis is motivated by anxiety among ...

  10. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai elections to take place in October 2015, says junta leader

    Posted Jun 28th 2014, 01:47pm by Associated Press in Bangkok

    ... Thailand has been deeply divided since 2006, when former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra was toppled by a military coup after being accused of corruption, abuse of power and disrespect for King ...




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