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  1. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Bangkok urges Israel to relocate Thai workers away from Gaza Strip

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 03:59pm by Agence France-Presse in Bangkok

    ... Nations. The Thai Foreign Ministry said its embassy in Tel Aviv had advised its citizens to stop working in the area near Gaza. “But we will not evacuate our workers from Israel yet.” Sek Wannamethee “The Thai Embassy has contacted the Israeli Foreign Ministry and employers to ask them to relocate 4,000 Thai workers in agriculture estates near the Gaza Strip immediately ...

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    Revamping Thai Airways will test business acumen of military junta

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 10:49pm by Reuters

    ... on Thursday. The success or failure of Prajin, who has little practical experience in running a business, will have wider implications for the government. The junta needs to assure foreign investors ...

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    Thai ruling junta issues permit for ex-PM Yingluck Shinawatra to travel abroad

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 12:46pm by Agence France-Presse in Bangkok

    ... overseas embassies while travelling. Army chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha seized power after the street rallies and related violence left 28 people dead and paralysed Yingluck's government. ...

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    Thailand's military government seeks stronger regional ties as West backs off

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 12:15am by Reuters

    ... to criticism from the West about its seizure of power in May and its reluctance to set an early date for a return to civilian rule. In the latest move, Acting Foreign Minister Sihasak Phuangketkeow ... "Veera! Fight! Fight!" as he made his way through a media scrum. Cambodia's pardon for the Thai activist suggests a thaw in relations between old foes and a 180-degree change in stance ...

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    Russian gang boss wanted since 1990s arrested in Thailand

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

    ... police on Monday south of Bangkok. At the time of his arrest, the burly 52-year-old was in possession of a false passport and had acquired a retirement visa, according to immigration officials. ... Thailand's deputy national police chief, Wuthi Liptapallop, said the case had cast light on foreigners living in Thailand on retirement visas. ...

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    China, Vietnam back new Thai military government after West's disavowal

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 10:20pm by Reuters

    ... for Thailand's new military government, an army spokesman said, after several foreign governments voiced disapproval of the coup. Army supporters held a small gathering yesterday at the Australian embassy in protest against the downgrading of relations after last month's coup, which saw General Prayuth Chan-ocha take power after months of political unrest that undermined the government ...

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    Thai junta releases opposition activist Kritsuda Khunasen

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 09:57pm by AP

    ... released after a seven-day detention period allowed under martial law. Her boyfriend was turned over to police, the spokesman said. On Sunday, he said Kritsuda was detained because she was related ...

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    Former minister Jarupong Ruangsuwan new party to oppose Thai military

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

    ... academics, red-shirt figures and other opponents of the army power grab. The junta's foreign affairs ministry dismissed the announcement. "There is only one legitimate government, ...

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    Thai junta leader says interim government will be set up in August

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 12:14pm

    ... Reuters in Bangkok But a general election is still more than a year away, as military leaders start PR offensive calling on foreign diplomats and reporters not to call the seizure of power ... guilty of abuse of power on May 7, for transferring the country’s security chief to another post so that a relative could benefit from related job moves, and ordered her to step down after months ...

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    Thai coup likely to worsen downturn in tourist industry, a big earner

    Posted May 22nd 2014, 11:16pm by BLOOM

    ... the city has held up. Tourism from Asia has fallen the most, with the number of visitors from China, Japan and South Korea down a fifth from a year ago in the first quarter of this year. Hotels ... of political turmoil. The army takeover will only make things worse. The army was quick to announce a nationwide curfew from 10pm to 5am after taking over power to restore order. Foreign arrivals had ...




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