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  1. 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 ...

  2. News - Asia - THAILAND

    15 die- including 13 children- in Thai smash involving bus, lorry

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 04:59pm by AFP

    ... and the island of Niue in the South Pacific. That compares with an average of 18.5 in Southeast Asia as a whole. Yesterday's accident happened on a narrow stretch of road that cannot be widened ...

  3. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Six wounded in explosion at Bangkok protest site

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 02:34pm by AP

    ... hall were changing tree pots on a street island near the rally site in central Bangkok, Police Major Nopparuj Jitman said. The opponents must have only wanted to create a situation or scare us ...

  4. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Fire guts market on Thai tourist island of Phuket

    Posted Oct 17th 2013, 11:01pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bangkok Fire guts market in Phuket One person was missing after a blaze ripped through a vast wholesale market on the southern Thai tourist island of Phuket, an official said yesterday. The fire, which sent huge plumes of smoke and flames into the sky, broke out at the SuperCheap complex on Wednesday night, sending customers fleeing in panic. Firefighters ...

  5. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai protests drive tourists from capital Bangkok

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 06:08pm by Reuters

    ... “We’re in Bangkok for a night and then heading down south to party hard on an island,” said Matthew Brown, who is visiting from Britain with university friends. “It’s been a pain getting around ...

  6. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Pipeline leak blackens Thai beach island

    Posted Jul 30th 2013, 12:00am by KIM WALL

    ... Kim Wall Kim.wall@scmp.com Emergency crews work to contain 50,000 litre spill and prevent it from reaching Thai coastline Resort island hit by crude oil spill Waves of crude oil have washed up on a popular tourist island in Thailand after a leak from a pipeline, amid frantic efforts to stop it reaching the eastern coastline. About 50,000 litres of oil spilled into the sea off ...

  7. News - Asia - THAILAND

    British man found guilty of murder in Phuket

    Posted Nov 28th 2013, 03:51pm by Associated Press in Phuket

    ... Associated Press in Phuket TheThai provincial court on Thursday jailed a British kickboxer for 25 years for the 2010 murder of an American ex-Marine A Thai court on Thursday sentenced a British kickboxer to 25 years in jail for the murder of a former US Marine on a resort island in 2010. The Phuket provincial court found Lee Aldhouse guilty of stabbing to death ex-Marine Dashawn ...

  8. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai protest leader Suthep a son of the elite with an axe to grind

    Posted Dec 01st 2013, 06:23am by David Eimer

    ... granted government concessions. He was also involved in a corruption scandal in 1995 in which he was found to have granted plots of land intended for the poor to wealthy families on the island ...

  9. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Anti-Shinawatra protests spread to Thai provinces, Phuket

    Posted Nov 27th 2013, 10:56pm by AFP, DANNY LEE

    ... rallied outside at least a dozen provincial halls mainly in the opposition's southern heartlands- including on the tourist island of Phuket. More than a thousand Hong Kong tour group visitors ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - THAILAND

    Hong Kong tourist among six dead after Thai ferry 'with not enough life vests' sinks

    Posted Nov 04th 2013, 01:04am by AP

    ... tourists, left Lan island for the 30-minute trip to Pattaya in the evening, said police colonel Suwan Cheawnavinthavat. Witnesses said there were neither enough tubes nor life vests on the ferry. ...




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