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  1. News - Asia - THAILAND

    In trouble again: former Nepalese crown prince held on drug charges in Bangkok

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 10:54pm by AFP

    ... with the law in Thailand. Shah, who as crown prince was unpopular for his playboy lifestyle, was arrested for possession of about three grams of marijuana on the island of Phuket in October 2012. He ...

  2. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Rape and murder of girl, 13, on Thai train sparks calls for capital punishment

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 10:37am

    ... province of Surat Thani to the capital, Bangkok. The route is also popular among backpackers travelling back from Thailand’s island and beach resort destinations. “Rape cases on public ...

  3. News - Asia - THAILAND

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

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

    ... Agencies and Danny Mok Curfew and travel alerts following military takeover will deepen the gloom for Thai tourism operators, though first reports say situation calm Coup to worsen tourism downturn Even before yesterday's military coup in Thailand, tourists were already shunning Bangkok's bustling night life and "James Bond Island" near Phuket because of months ...

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    Quake measuring 6.3 cracks roads in north Thailand, at least 1 killed

    Posted May 06th 2014, 11:08am by Associated Press in Bangkok

    ... in the country have been less severe than those in other Southeast Asian nations, such as Myanmar and Indonesia. A 9.1-magnitude earthquake off Indonesia’s Sumatra island on December 26, 2004, triggered ...

  5. 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 ...

  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 ...

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    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 ...

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    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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...




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