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Elephant in Thailand gets prosthetic leg – UPI.com


UPI.com

Elephant in Thailand gets prosthetic leg
UPI.com
LAMPANG, Thailand, July 1 (UPI) — An elephant in Thailand was fitted with a special prosthetic leg after losing the appendage during a land mine accident. Friends of the Asian Elephant Foundation shared photos of Mosha the elephant as she was fitted
Elephants in Thailand receive prosthetic limbs after landmine accidentsMashable
WATCH: Elephant in Thailand receives much-needed prosthetic legKTNV Las Vegas
Mosha, Thai Elephant Wounded by Land Mine, Gets New Prosthetic LimbNew York Times
Asian Correspondent (blog) –ABC News
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Posted on 1 July 2016 | 8:03 pm

Giant swimming centipede that bites discovered in Thailand – Mother Nature Network (blog)


Mother Nature Network (blog)

Giant swimming centipede that bites discovered in Thailand
Mother Nature Network (blog)
Up until recently, it was widely believed that centipedes, creepy-crawlies with seemingly unending legs and a nasty bite, were strictly the bane of land-dwelling species. That all changed when entomologist George Beccaloni, on honeymoon in Thailand, …
Giant swimming centipede causing painful bites discovered in ThailandInternational Business Times UK

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Posted on 1 July 2016 | 7:01 pm

Thailand braces for new challenges – The Nation


Thailand braces for new challenges
The Nation
GREATER volatility in the global financial markets and structural problems are placing the Thai economy in a new landscape, one that is totally different from 19 years ago when it was severely battered by internally generated problems. The "Tom Yam

Posted on 1 July 2016 | 6:10 pm

Travel: Thailand’s and of smiles, spice and exotic beauty – Press Tribune Newspaper


Travel: Thailand's and of smiles, spice and exotic beauty
Press Tribune Newspaper
I am in the mountains of Northern Thailand at a community gathering in a Lahu hill-tribe village celebration. Beneath a perfectly-shaped crescent moon and a spattering of stars, I sit in a blue, plastic chair trying to soak in all of my surroundings
Americans May Pass Brits, Russians in Visits to Thailand: ChartBloomberg
Thailand's Kan Air eyes Airbus narrowbodiesch-aviation

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Posted on 1 July 2016 | 3:14 pm

Junta-ruled Thailand says it will buy three Chinese submarines – Reuters


Reuters

Junta-ruled Thailand says it will buy three Chinese submarines
Reuters
BANGKOK Military-ruled Thailand will buy three submarines worth around $1 billion from China, the defense minister said on Friday, a move that signals warming ties with the regional superpower as relations with the United States cool. Thailand's army …
Thailand confirms purchase of 3 Chinese-made submarinesAnadolu Agency
Thailand to buy 3 Chinese subs for $1.3bThe Straits Times
Thailand set to get first Chinese submarineThe Nation

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Posted on 1 July 2016 | 12:42 pm

Now on Sale: Trips to Africa, Thailand and Peru – New York Times


New York Times

Now on Sale: Trips to Africa, Thailand and Peru
New York Times
Smartours is having a sale on its Amazing Thailand itinerary from October through April. If booked by July 21, travelers will pay $1,599 a person, double occupancy, instead of $2,099. The 14-day trip visits Bangkok, Chiang Rai and Chiang Mai, and rates …

Posted on 1 July 2016 | 12:35 pm

Chicken farm slavery complaint highlights labour challenges for Thailand – ABC Online


ABC Online

Chicken farm slavery complaint highlights labour challenges for Thailand
ABC Online
Their travel documents had been confiscated by the farm owner and they owed money to brokers who arranged the jobs. There are 1.4 million registered migrant workers in Thailand — mostly from Myanmar and Cambodia — but it is estimated as many as 4 …
Education still elusive for many Myanmar children in ThailandMyanmar Times

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Posted on 1 July 2016 | 7:18 am

Thailand 38th in Global Real Estate Transparency Index 2016 – Bangkok Post


Bangkok Post

Thailand 38th in Global Real Estate Transparency Index 2016
Bangkok Post
Transparency across Thailand's real estate markets has continuously improved over the last decade owing to increased access and availability of market data, improved enforcement of planning and land use regulations and the maturation of domestic …

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Posted on 1 July 2016 | 4:10 am

Controversy Follows Thailand’s New Ranking In Human Trafficking Report – NPR


NPR

Controversy Follows Thailand's New Ranking In Human Trafficking Report
NPR
Thailand is now on the "Tier 2 Watch List" for countries that do not meet the minimum U.S. standards for the elimination of trafficking, but are making significant efforts to do so. Last year it was on the "Tier 3" list of the worst human trafficking
Thailand's upgrade in human trafficking report slammed as 'premature'Reuters
US takes Thailand off human trafficking blacklistWashington Times
Thailand gets upgraded in US TIP report | Bangkok Post: newsBangkok Post
The Nation –Anadolu Agency
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Posted on 30 June 2016 | 9:53 pm

Selling Thailand: Gender, Tourism, and Female Objectification – The Diplomat


The Diplomat

Selling Thailand: Gender, Tourism, and Female Objectification
The Diplomat
According to Thailand's Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, this year's theme for tourism is “Discover Thainess.” What does “Thainess” look like in a country of 67 million? According to the Tourism Authority of Thailand's (TAT) “Discover Thainess

Posted on 30 June 2016 | 2:00 pm

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Islamic State claim 24 dead and 40 wounded in Dhaka attack on diplomatic quarter of Bangladeshi capital as gunmen take foreigners hostage

Posted on 1 July 2016 | 10:07 pm

US reveals death tolls from drone and air strikes

Posted on 1 July 2016 | 9:56 pm

Sunburnt tourist finds outline of his iPhone (and its charging cable) branded on his chest

Posted on 1 July 2016 | 9:27 pm

Battle of the Somme centenary: How is it being commemorated and why was it so important?

Posted on 1 July 2016 | 9:13 pm

Independence Day 2016: Why the US (and Denmark) celebrate the Fourth of July

Posted on 1 July 2016 | 9:13 pm

Britain is looking for sound leadership

Posted on 1 July 2016 | 9:01 pm

We need morality to beat this hurricane of anger

Posted on 1 July 2016 | 9:01 pm

Pressure to post ‘engagement selfies’ on Facebook leaving men too scared to choose a ring

Posted on 1 July 2016 | 9:00 pm

Andrea Leadsom emerges as pro-Brexit choice for Tory leadership as Michael Gove loses support following Boris ‘betrayal’

Posted on 1 July 2016 | 9:00 pm

Andrea Leadsom: Next Tory leader must be a Leave supporter

Posted on 1 July 2016 | 9:00 pm