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  1. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Bangkok urges Israel to relocate Thai workers away from Gaza Strip

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 03:59pm by Agence France-Presse in Bangkok

    ... than 700 dead. Gaza-based rights groups say at least 80 per cent of the victims are civilians, including women and children. Israel says over 30 of its soldiers have died since it began ground ...

  2. News - Asia - THAILAND

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

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 10:37am

    ... and Women Protection Division. The girl, who was returning with her sisters from a visit to their grandmother, had disappeared on Saturday night from a sleeping berth en route from the southern ...

  3. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Don't call this a coup, say Thailand's military rulers

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 11:23pm by BLOOM

    ... detentions and the crackdown on freedom of expression. "The Thai junta's detentions are exacerbated by holding people in secret," Brad Adams, the Asia director at Human Rights Watch, ...

  4. News - Asia - THAILAND

    US rebukes Thai military junta over coup and urges immediate elections

    Posted May 31st 2014, 02:23pm by AFP

    ... that said "Election only" before police pounced and bundled him into a police truck. Later, three women sat on the steps of a McDonald's restaurant and sang a song calling for a return to democracy. "There are only three of us, not five," one of the women shouted at police, referring to a ban on gatherings of five or more people. Despite martial law and a ban ...

  5. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai military launches ‘bring back happiness’ campaign after coup

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 03:07pm by The Guardian in Bangkok

    ... soldiers drummed helmets and metal food plates in a Thai military version of Stomp, throwing red roses and money at the stage, followed by a dance show with women in PVC miniskirts and glittering ...

  6. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai coup dims tourist allure of ‘Land of Smiles’

    Posted Jun 07th 2014, 03:57pm by Agence France-Presse in Bangkok

    ... Kong, Japan and Taiwan quick to cancel. “Hong Kong people treat safety very importantly because travelling is part of their daily life,” said Steve Huen, executive director of EGL Tours, which ...

  7. News - Asia - THAILAND

    China, Vietnam back new Thai military government after West's disavowal

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 10:20pm by Reuters

    ... Linn, a director general at Myanmar's foreign affairs ministry, said yesterday. "Of course we do recognise them." China's foreign ministry had no immediate response ...

  8. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai anti-junta protesters enlist Hunger Games salute as act of defiance

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 10:21pm by AFP

    ... "reveals a totalitarian mindset that discounts respect for human rights as a hindrance to exercise of power", said Brad Adams, Asia director of New York-based Human Rights Watch. "The ...

  9. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Facebook failure rattles Thai internet users

    Posted May 28th 2014, 11:25pm by AGENCIES

    ... Thanit Prapatanan, director of the ministry's communications crime office, said his office had shut down at least 330 websites since the junta's censorship orders came out, but he ...

  10. 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 ...




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