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  1. News - Asia - THAILAND

    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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bangkok Military authorities in Thailand allow deposed former prime minister Yingluck permission to leave the country, citing her efforts to keep a 'low ... to a loss-making rice subsidy scheme. The National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) said yesterday it was referring that case to the attorney general's office for possible referral to a Supreme Court ...

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    Thai junta’s gag on media raises alarm, criticism

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 08:45pm by Associated Press in Bangkok

    ... Ruangdit said the junta’s order could affect the people’s rights to access news and information and may allow authorities to abuse their power in suspending the broadcast or publication violating ...

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

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 10:37am

    ... its leader, General Prayuth Chan-ocha, urged the authorities to quickly prosecute the perpetrator and called on the relevant agencies to seek extra safety measures to prevent similar incidents ...

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

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

    ... Reuters in Bangkok Junta seeks stronger ties in region as West backs off Thailand's military government is shoring up diplomatic ties with Asian neighbours to provide a counterweight ... in Bangkok tomorrow. The military authorities also claim support from Vietnam. Veera received a hero's welcome at Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi airport yesterday from supporters shouting ...

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    Thailand issues arrest warrant for anti-coup group spokesman

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 09:19pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... On Sunday Thai authorities displayed rifles, grenades and bullet-proof vests collected in raids during a press conference at the army headquarters in Bangkok. A total of 1,996 guns, 31,840 rounds ... Sukondhapatipak. “The weapons have been linked with plans to instigate violence in northeast Thailand, particularly in the city of Khon Kaen,” he said, without providing any more details. The Thai coup ...

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    Russian gang boss wanted since 1990s arrested in Thailand

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

    ... embassy vice-consul Alexey Falunin said. "Matusov was the leader of this group," Falunin said, adding he was the only gang member to escape the country. The Russian authorities had ...

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    Military coup officials seek ways to revive Thailand’s faltering economy

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 06:54pm by Reuters

    ... be discussed with coup leader General Prayuth Chan-ocha on Tuesday and Wednesday. Among them, Prajin mentioned a form of price insurance for rice farmers. This would replace a costly buying scheme run under Yingluck that collapsed when her caretaker government was unable to find funding, leaving hundreds of thousands of farmers unpaid for months. The military rulers said they would also ...

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    Thai farmers add to PM’s woes with threats to protest over rice scheme

    Posted Jan 21st 2014, 01:43pm by Reuters in Bangkok

    ... and the government’s intervention scheme running into funding problems. Small protests have been popping-up around the rice-growing regions in the centre, north and northeast of the country. The latter two ... Reuters in Bangkok Threatened defaults on an official scheme guaranteeing prices for Thai rice growers has prompted farmers to threaten to join anti-governement protesters on the streets ...

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    Thailand and Cambodia agree to quash crackdown ‘rumours’ after worker exodus

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 04:00pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... of Cambodian migrants by Thai authorities- among the factors believed to be triggering workers to flee. "The reports about shootings, the reports about other abuses are rumours and are not true. ... ministry has said authorities attach "great importance" to the role migrant workers play in Thailand's economy. In the past Thai authorities have turned a blind eye to illegal ...

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

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 12:14pm

    ... payments to hundreds of thousands of farmers under a costly rice-buying scheme, one of the key policies that brought Yingluck to power in 2011. Prayuth told Friday’s meeting that the military had no plans to maintain the scheme. “Today, if you ask me, there will definitely be no rice pledging scheme, but whether we have one in the future or not is a different matter,” he said. Opponents ...




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