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  1. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Toilet graffiti suspect, 67, charged for insulting Thailand's monarchy

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 06:13pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bangkok Elderly man faces trial in military court after writing anti-royal scribbles in public toilets A 67-year-old Thai man has been charged with insulting the monarchy after scribbling anti-royal comments on public toilet walls, an official said on Friday, the latest charge under the controversial lese majeste law. Thailand’s revered King Bhumibol ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1618588/toilet-graffiti-suspect-67-charged-insulting-thailands-monarchy
  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

    ... The victims’ clothes and a hoe with blood stains were found nearby, he said. Police suspect the two were killed with the hoe. The man was chopped in the back and on the side of his head, while ... companions of the male victim, who is believed to have left the island for the mainland on the first available ferry after the murders took place. “We need to talk to this man as a matter ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1593136/naked-bodies-two-murdered-british-tourists-found-thailand-beach
  3. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai television soaps under fire for plotlines depicting rape as romantic

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 05:20pm by AP

    ... population. Award-winning director Sitthiwat Tappan even describes some rape scenes as a sort of public service. "There might be a scene where a woman is dressed sexy, and she walks past a man who has been drinking, and it shows on his face that he’s aroused and wants her," Sitthiwat said. "In the end, she succumbs to the physical power of the man. "Scenes like ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1617695/its-not-rape-its-love-thailands-soap-operas-criticised-romanticising-rape
  4. News - Asia - THAILAND

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

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 01:42pm

    ... detention for investigation,” southern regional police commander Panya Maman said, without providing any further details. A second officer said police were not looking for a British man who had  ... what police said were the two victims walking together hand-in-hand. Another image from later in the morning showed a single man walking in the same direction. Police said the man looked Asian ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1593786/thai-police-question-three-myanmese-men-over-murder-british-tourists
  5. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thailand vows leniency on families caught up in surrogacy controversy

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 05:44am by AFP

    ... man fathered at least 15 babies with surrogate mothers for unknown motives. Earlier this month, a gay Australian couple was stopped from leaving Thailand with a baby because of incomplete ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1580120/thailand-vows-leniency-families-caught-surrogacy-controversy
  6. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Four couples barred from taking surrogate babies home from Thailand

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 11:17pm by AP

    ... said they would be travelling to Cambodia after an adviser to a Japanese man who had claimed to be the father of at least 15 babies in Thailand invited the officials yesterday. The invitation was apparently to show how well four children allegedly fathered by the man are being raised in Cambodia. It was not if clear if the adviser was referring to Mitsutoki Shigeta, 24, a Hong Kong-based ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1574485/four-couples-barred-taking-surrogate-babies-home-thailand
  7. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Revamping Thai Airways will test business acumen of military junta

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

    ... of its ability to manage the economy and that it is not out to merely weed out allies of previous prime ministers. "You are right in noting that Prajin is a military man with little experience in running a company," said Monthon Satchukorn, a spokesman for the Thai Air Force and a Prajin aide. "Prajin is a man he [Prayuth] can trust," Monthon said. Prajin, who ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1557064/revamping-thai-airways-will-test-business-acumen-military-junta
  8. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Protesting Thai reader of Orwell's 1984 dragged off by police in Bangkok

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 03:25am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Bangkok Man arrested for reading Orwell novel Police in Thailand yesterday arrested eight people for demonstrating against the nation's increasingly repressive military junta, including a man dragged away by undercover officers for reading a copy of George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four. The arrest was the first known case of anyone being detained ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1538616/protesting-thai-reader-orwells-1984-dragged-police-bangkok
  9. News - Asia - THAILAND

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

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 10:37am

    ... transportation do not occur very often in Thailand, but this case shows that there are loopholes in the system’s security which allowed the offender to commit the crimes,” Napanwut said. The man arrested ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1550171/thais-demand-capital-punishment-after-13-year-old-girl-raped-and-killed
  10. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Former minister Jarupong Ruangsuwan new party to oppose Thai military

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

    ... borders. Jarupong Ruangsuwan, an ex-minister and wanted man in Thailand, said the new Organisation of Free Thais for Human Rights and Democracy (FT-HD) would press for the restoration of democratic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1539855/former-minister-jarupong-ruangsuwan-new-party-oppose-thai-military

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