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  1. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Four couples barred from taking surrogate babies home from Thailand

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

    ... sister home, dispute the circumstances in which they abandoned the boy. Two Australian same-sex couples were prevented by Thai officials from leaving Bangkok airport on Thursday afternoon ...

  2. News - Asia - THAILAND

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

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

    ... yesterday, bringing with him Thai activist Veera Somkwamkid, an ultra-nationalist jailed there on charges of espionage and illegal entry for pressing Thailand's claim to a disputed ancient ... used politics to manipulate the land dispute issue." Thailand and Cambodia have been locked for decades in a dispute over land surrounding the Preah Vihear temple. The International Court ...

  3. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai junta spreads ‘happiness’ with free World Cup broadcasts

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 04:51pm by Agence France-Presse in Bangkok

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bangkok Thai football fans can watch the whole World Cup at home for free thanks to an intervention by the junta to spread “happiness” after a military coup last month. A dispute over broadcasting rights had threatened to leave Thais without free access to the majority of the games from football’s showpiece tournament- kicking off Thursday in Brazil. ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - THAILAND

    Thailand’s army was just biding its time under pro-Thaksin rule

    Posted May 26th 2014, 07:09pm by MARK THOMPSON

    ... military rulers may be tempted to look more to China, itself facing growing isolation over its controversial maritime territorial claims. Mark R. Thompson is director of the Southeast Asia Research ...

  5. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thailand’s military declares martial law in wake of deadly protests

    Posted May 20th 2014, 07:11am by Reuters

    ... that politicians must resolve the dispute. But one analyst called Tuesday’s army action a “phantom coup”. “There was no consultation with the government and I think the military will slowly expand its ...

  6. 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

    ... the protests began in November. The army has a long record of intervening in politics but military chiefs have stayed aloof from this crisis, insisting that politicians must sort out the dispute ...

  7. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Brawling Chinese tourist group thrown off plane at Phuket airport

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 11:12pm by Alan Morison and Chutima Sidasathian

    ... Alan Morison and Chutima Sidasathian on Phuket Flight from Phuket to Wuhan delayed after bloody fight breaks out over seating dispute Brawling Chinese tourist group thrown off plane A Chinese tour group was thrown off a plane just before it was due to take off from Phuket, after 15 of them engaged in a ferocious brawl, airport officials said. The China Eastern Airlines flight ...

  8. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai polling officials try to salvage disrupted election

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 01:28pm by Reuters in Bangkok

    ... chiefs met on Thursday to try to shore-up a disputed weekend ballot that was disrupted by anti-government protesters who blockaded the streets of the capital, stopping some people from voting ... Anti-government protests are still blocking parts of Bangkok in the latest round of an eight-year dispute that broadly pits Bangkok’s middle class, southern Thais and the royalist establishment against ...

  9. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Arrest rally leaders, Thai police told

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 11:21pm by AFP

    ... to rise when people leave work. Yingluck's supporters say the rallies are a threat to the country's fragile democracy and want the dispute to be settled at the ballot box, ...

  10. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thailand to proceed with troubled election, despite warnings of chaos

    Posted Jan 28th 2014, 04:02pm by AFP

    ... hours. There are widespread fears that violence could escalate in the increasingly divisive dispute and that the army might step in. It has staged or attempted 18 coups in 80 years of on-off ...




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