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  1. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thailand proposes wristbands and party curfews to keep tourists safe

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 05:15pm by Reuters

    ... after the murder police are no closer to an arrest as frustration mounts over the lack of a breakthrough. Kobkarn admitted the wristband idea had met with some resistance. "Most people ...

  2. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai police hunt British man after backpackers murdered with hoe and left naked on beach

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 04:17pm by AFP

    ... police have launched a manhunt for a British tourist after the naked bodies of two backpackers were found on the popular resort island of Koh Tao on Monday. Police named the victims as Hannah ... on the island, a diving hot spot near Koh Phangan, in the Gulf of Thailand. Police Colonel Prachum Ruangthong said that the pair were found dead on a rocky beach on Koh Tao in Surat Thani province. ...

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    Thai police question three Myanmese men over murder of British tourists found dead on beach

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 01:42pm

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bangkok Police say there are no British suspects, contrary to UK media reports, as junta chief calls victims’ conduct into question Thai police on Tuesday ... was discovered 35 metres from the murder scene. Police suspect that Witheridge was also raped, according to a report in the Bangkok Post newspaper. “Three male Myanmar migrant workers are under police ...

  4. 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 ... Relatives of Witheridge broke down in tears ahead of a police briefing in Bangkok yesterday. With no arrests and an apparent lack of new leads, it is unclear where the police investigation can turn ...

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    Thousands of Thai soldiers and police out in force to deter protest

    Posted Jun 01st 2014, 01:33pm by AP

    ... warnings, calling on the demonstrators to stop because it sees their actions as destabilising, but it has not employed force to stop them. Yesterday, authorities said about 5,700 soldiers and police ... Associated Press in Bangkok Hundreds continue to defy junta by taking to the streets of Bangkok to condemn coup Huge show of force quashes protests Thailand's junta deployed thousands ...

  6. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai woman kills herself by leaping into pool at Samut Prakan croc farm

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 11:19pm by AFP

    ... on Bangkok's outskirts, police said yesterday. The incident occurred during opening hours at the farm, which doubles as a zoo and draws visitors, who can feed the deadly reptiles from a walkway. The woman jumped on Friday from a resting point on the walkway into the middle of a pond which contains hundreds of adult crocodiles, Preecha Iam-nui, of Samut Prakan police, said. "Her sister ...

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    Thai PM to visit Myanmar on first official trip

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 01:33pm by Agence France-Presse in Bangkok

    ... for 17 years but was forced to renounce the rotating presidency in 2006 because of criticism over its rights record and the then-ruling junta’s failure to shift to democracy. Prayuth has said he was forced to take power after months of protests against ex-premier Yingluck Shinawatra’s administration left 28 people dead and hundreds wounded. He has ruled out holding new elections before ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - THAILAND

    Hong Kong package tours to Bangkok halted as threat level is raised to 'red'

    Posted Dec 02nd 2013, 11:20pm by DANNY LEE, AGENCIES

    ... Danny Lee and Agencies Bangkok tours halted as threat level rises to 'red' Hong Kong travel agencies have started cancelling package tours to Bangkok because of violent ... between security forces and demonstrators bent on toppling her government. Police used rubber bullets, tear gas and water cannon against rock-throwing demonstrators as they intensified ...

  9. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Curfew in force across Thailand after military seizes power in bloodless coup

    Posted May 22nd 2014, 01:57pm by Reuters, AFP

    ... announcement. The Hong Kong government raised the travel alert for Thailand to red in the wake of the coup, warning visitors to Thailand to adjust their travel plans and avoid non-essential travel ... influence over politics, most recently through a government run by his sister, Yingluck Shinawatra. Yingluck was forced to step down as premier by a court two weeks ago, but her caretaker government ...

  10. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Protesters force Thai PM to flee air force compound after three killed in Bangkok

    Posted May 15th 2014, 09:38am by Reuters

    ... seeking to oust Thailand’s government broke into the grounds of an air force compound on Thursday where the acting prime minister was meeting the Election Commission to fix a date for new polls, forcing him to flee. The disruption of acting Prime Minister Niwatthamrong Boonsongphaisan’s efforts to organise an election came hours after gunmen attacked anti-government protesters, killing ...




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