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  1. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Toxic waste mountains threaten Southeast Asia's booming megacities

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 09:40pm by AFP

    ... generated each year across the kingdom. The ruling junta has put waste disposal high on its to-do list, but Thailand is not alone. From Jakarta's Bantar Gebang dump to Manila's "smoky ... are an environmental and health time bomb. Open dumping "offers a quick and easy solution in the short run", the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific says in a study, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1583114/toxic-waste-mountains-threaten-southeast-asias-booming-megacities
  2. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai junta leader apologises for his remarks on bikinis that followed brutal backpacker murders

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 09:51am by AFP

    ... British holidaymakers. Prayuth Chan-ocha drew condemnation on Wednesday after questioning the safety of female tourists in the kingdom in off-the-cuff comments to government officials. "They ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1595257/thai-prime-minister-asks-if-tourists-bikinis-are-safe-after-british
  3. 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

    ... lifted from key tourist hot-spots, visitor numbers have yet to rebound. Thailand’s military leaders have vowed to clean up the kingdom’s tourist resorts after complaints of scams, assaults ...

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

    ... by the Myanmese suspects. Thai authorities frequently accuse migrants from Myanmar and Cambodia of committing crimes in the kingdom, where they make up a vast, poorly-paid and low-status workforce. Koh ...

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

    Thai army's post-coup actions in deep south hardening insurgency, observers say

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 06:53am by AFP

    ... is stiffening hostility towards the kingdom- and undercutting a fresh bid for peace. The decade-long conflict has claimed more than 6,100 lives across Thailand's lush, forested Muslim-majority ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1591877/thai-armys-post-coup-actions-deep-south-hardening-insurgency-observers-say
  6. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai PM to visit Myanmar on first official trip

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 01:33pm by Agence France-Presse in Bangkok

    ... been chided by the United States and the European Union for grabbing power from an elected government in May, spurring the junta to boost relations with Asian neighbours instead. In July, when ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1590815/thai-pm-visit-myanmar-first-official-trip
  7. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai PM Prayuth uses holy water and feng shui to ward off the occult

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 10:55pm by Reuters

    ... a coup, for example," said Kan Yuenyong, an analyst at Siam Intelligence Unit think tank. "It's not just Prayuth, it's all Thai leaders, and it can be a dangerous [course ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1588925/thai-pm-prayuth-uses-holy-water-and-feng-shui-ward-occult
  8. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thailand’s junta arrests army general for Bangkok red-light district extortion

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 04:15pm

    ... four civilians accused of working with Jenronnarong. Since seizing power, Thailand’s new junta rulers have vowed to root-out corruption across the kingdom. The coup followed nearly seven months ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1563441/thai-junta-arrest-army-general-bangkok-red-light-district-extortion
  9. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Four couples barred from taking surrogate babies home from Thailand

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

    ... Associated Press in Canberra Couples barred from taking surrogate babies Four couples from the United States and Australia have been prevented from leaving Thailand with babies born to surrogate mothers as part of a government crackdown on the burgeoning commercial surrogacy industry, an Australian broadcaster reported yesterday. The move follows publicity over a Thai surrogate ...

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

    Thai protesters launch ‘final fight’ as government clings on

    Posted May 09th 2014, 04:11pm by Associated Press in Bangkok

    ... the kingdom without a fully functioning government and chiselled away at the Thai economy. But the Thai courts have now booted out three prime ministers linked to Yingluck’s family, who have swept ... premier linked to their hero Thaksin. “It seems like the same forces are united against the government... The courts and independent agencies and the street are working together,” said Pavin ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1508291/thai-police-fire-tear-gas-protesters-political-crisis-continues

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