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  1. News - Asia - THAILAND

    New Bangkok 'Super Tower' to be tallest in Southeast Asia at 615 metres

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 03:18am by AP

    ... Canal Land chairman Yotin Boondicharern said. The ambitious plans are a vote of confidence in the Thai economy, which has struggled to grow during several years of political strife. The military ...

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    Thai army's post-coup actions in deep south hardening insurgency, observers say

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 06:53am by AFP

    ... tightens screws in south A bombing suspect who was held for two weeks without charge in Thailand's insurgency-battered south says an army dragnet after a May coup overthrew the government ... timed to remind the junta that new political realities in Bangkok had little bearing on the battle for the deep south. The three southern provinces bordering Malaysia are under emergency powers ...

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    Amnesty urges probe into allegations police tortured Koh Tao case suspects

    Posted Oct 09th 2014, 05:17am by AP

    ... unclear what prompted the killings. Koh Tao, which is renowned for its quiet beaches and popular diving sites, is 410km south of Bangkok. Police have identified the 21-year-old workers from ...

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    Thai king, 86, back in hospital with fever and suspected blood infection

    Posted Oct 05th 2014, 05:51am by Reuters, AP

    ... Kangwon Palace- which translates as "Far from Worries Palace"- in the seaside town of Hua Hin, 200km south of Bangkok. His wife, Queen Sirikit, apparently suffered a stroke in 2012. ...

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    No hope for rights, Thai professors say after junta halts democracy seminar

    Posted Oct 03rd 2014, 10:24pm by AP

    ... Shinawatra was deposed by the army in 2006. His downfall was part of a power struggle that pits the rural north against a traditional, military-backed elite based in Bangkok and the south ...

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    Thai king endorses junta leader Prayuth as prime minister

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 11:35am

    ... and Order, has tried to sell a positive story and has pointed to modest improvements in the economy and consumer confidence since the takeover. Southeast Asia’s second-largest economy avoided ...

  7. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thailand seizes 100 kilos of ivory from Africa

    Posted Aug 30th 2013, 05:28pm by AFP

    ... items,” the statement said. Thailand is a known transit point for ivory, much of it destined for rich buyers in China or Vietnam where it is used in traditional medicine or as ornaments. Africa has seen a sharp rise in the illegal trade in wildlife products such as ivory and rhino horn. Up to 30,000 African elephants were poached for their ivory last year and a record 668 South ...

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

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

    ... guarantees for small firms to kick-start an economy threatened by recession after months of political turmoil. The plans, outlined by Air Chief Marshal Prajin Juntong late on Sunday after a meeting ... of former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra’s administration on May 22 after months of protests that had forced government ministries to close, hurt business confidence and caused the economy ...

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    Thai surrogate mum wants healthy twin back amid reports biological father is convicted paedophile

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 10:40pm by AP

    ... from Bunbury, south of Perth, abdicated their responsibility by not taking home both children. They have not spoken publicly about the case. However, a statement issued through a friend ...

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

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

    ... fragile economy. The governing stalemate remains the biggest risk to Thailand’s economy, which expanded 2.9 per cent last year, central bank governor Prasarn Trairatvorakul said. The University ... in Southeast’s Asia’s largest economy after Indonesia, according to the central bank. This week’s rulings against Yingluck are  likely to further anger her mostly rural-based supporters, known ...




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