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Thailand’s Twelve Turbulent Months – The Diplomat


The Diplomat

Thailand's Twelve Turbulent Months
The Diplomat
Thailand is coming to the end of very difficult year, which brought violent street protests, an election boycott, martial law, a coup, media censorship, the appointment of a new military-backed government, and a royal divorce. Here, we look back at

Posted on 21 December 2014 | 5:46 am

Myanmar migrants haunted by memory of tsunami missing in Thailand | Bangkok … – Bangkok Post


Bangkok Post

Myanmar migrants haunted by memory of tsunami missing in Thailand | Bangkok
Bangkok Post
BAN NAM KHEM, PHANGNGA – A decade after towering waves wrenched her newborn baby from her arms, Mi Htay remains haunted by memories of the children she lost in the tsunami whose bodies, like hundreds of other Myanmar migrants in Thailand, …
Myanmar migrants haunted by memory of tsunami missing in ThailandChannel News Asia

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Posted on 21 December 2014 | 5:42 am

In Thailand, a complimentary view of America – Tribune-Review


In Thailand, a complimentary view of America
Tribune-Review
A friend of Hand's, Chanitnard Khuadkaew (nicknamed “Yim”), a young businesswoman from Southern Thailand, spent a semester working in Pittsburgh. While the winter didn't agree with her, she was very happy with her experience working in the States.

Posted on 21 December 2014 | 2:04 am

Photographer Peter Adams captures cubs clashing at Thailand’s Tiger Temple … – Daily Mail


Daily Mail

Photographer Peter Adams captures cubs clashing at Thailand's Tiger Temple
Daily Mail
Endangered Indochinese tigers fight and frolic in the water and between rocks, doing what comes naturally, in these impressive images from photographer and filmmaker Peter Adams taken at Thailand's controversial Tiger Temple. The attraction has come …

Posted on 20 December 2014 | 4:10 pm

Suzuki Cup glory for Thailand | Bangkok Post: news – Bangkok Post


Bangkok Post

Suzuki Cup glory for Thailand | Bangkok Post: news
Bangkok Post
But Thailand keeper Kawin Thamsatchanan's hesitation two minutes into injury time cost the visitors another goal from a header by Indra Putra Mahayuddin. The second goal was only the second shot of the Tigers in the first half. A brilliant, curling
Thailand lift Suzuki Cup after stirring fightbackThe Star Online
Thailand win AFF Suzuki CupNew Straits Times Online
Football: Thailand win AFF Cup after thrilling final against MalaysiaThe Straits Times
Goal.com -Channel News Asia -fourthofficial.com
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Posted on 20 December 2014 | 2:54 pm

Thailand Turns to China – The Diplomat


Wall Street Journal

Thailand Turns to China
The Diplomat
Thai government spokesman Yongyuth Mayalarp said Li's visit and meetings would be “a good opportunity for Thailand to show that our political problems are not an obstacle to trade,” highlighting that “the situation here is normal now and we are working …
Thailand looking to Japan for railways revampReuters
Thailand, China Sign Railway DealWall Street Journal
Thailand, China to jointly develop new railway linesChannel News Asia
Malay Mail Online -The Rakyat Post
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Posted on 20 December 2014 | 10:54 am

Malaysia – Thailand Preview: All or nothing for Harimau Malaya – Goal.com


Goal.com

Malaysia – Thailand Preview: All or nothing for Harimau Malaya
Goal.com
In the other camp, Kirati Keowsombut and Adisorn Promrak are still injury absentees for Kiatisuk Senamuang's side, but Thailand have adjusted and compensated well for their absence. Adisak Kraisorn has done brilliantly, and has already been involved in …

Posted on 19 December 2014 | 8:44 pm

Thailand Says It Was Unaware Of CIA ‘Black Site’ On Its Soil – NPR (blog)


NPR (blog)

Thailand Says It Was Unaware Of CIA 'Black Site' On Its Soil
NPR (blog)
One such center, known by the CIA code-named "Cat's Eye," was reportedly in Thailand. It is where Abu Zubaydah, an alleged al-Qaida facilitator, and another alleged al-Qaida figure, Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, are believed to have been subjected to …

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Posted on 19 December 2014 | 3:19 pm

Thailand’s ‘Gong Highway’ – New York Times


New York Times

Thailand's 'Gong Highway'
New York Times
This is the soundtrack along Thailand's “gong highway,” a 21-mile stretch of road in the easternmost corner of the country. It starts 30 miles outside the area's largest city, Ubon Ratchathani (called Ubon locally), and ends in Khong Chiam, a fishing

Posted on 19 December 2014 | 12:27 pm

Thailand’s tainted robes – Aljazeera.com


Aljazeera.com

Thailand's tainted robes
Aljazeera.com
Nehn Kham was once a hugely popular monk preaching in Thailand's poor northeast region. Today, he is an international fugitive with a $32m fortune that he amassed through fraud. Buddhists around the world were shocked when footage emerged of the …

Posted on 17 December 2014 | 1:53 pm

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2004 Boxing Day tsunami facts

On the tenth anniversary of the disaster, Raziye Akkoc sifts through the numbers to explain the impact of the disaster and how the world responded






Posted on 19 December 2014 | 6:07 pm

Boxing Day tsunami then and now, in pictures

In pics: The tragic sites then and now






Posted on 19 December 2014 | 6:00 pm

Boxing Day tsunami survivor Petra Nemcova recalls tragic day she lost her fiance

Model Petra Nemcova, who lost her fiance in the Boxing Day tsunami, explains why she decided to set up Happy Hearts Fund following the disaster






Posted on 19 December 2014 | 10:30 am

Thailand’s future uncertain as princess loses royal status

Princess Srirasm Suwadi of Thailand has “resigned” from her royal title – in a move that has left citizens of the Asian nation wondering what on earth is happening in the top tier of their revered royal household






Posted on 13 December 2014 | 4:12 pm

Wife of Thailand’s Crown Prince gives up her royal status

Princess Srirasmi “resigns” her position after several of her relatives are arrested in corruption scandal






Posted on 13 December 2014 | 1:46 am

Birthday ceremony for ailing Thai king cancelled

Birthday celebration for Thailand’s 87-year-old King Bhumibol Adulyadej cancelled because of illness






Posted on 5 December 2014 | 11:05 am

Witnesses ‘scared to testify’ over British tourist murders

A lawyer for two Burma migrants accused of murdering David Miller and Hannah Witheridge on Thai island says witnesses are scared of testifying






Posted on 4 December 2014 | 3:21 pm

Thai beach murders: two Burmese migrants indicted for British tourist killings

Two Myanmar migrant workers indicted in Thailand for murders of David Miller and Hannah Witheridgeon on Koh Tao






Posted on 4 December 2014 | 10:16 am

Phuket tourists told to bring own beach umbrellas

Tourists in Phuket have been told to bring their own umbrellas to the beach amid confusion about new laws






Posted on 1 December 2014 | 5:39 pm

Thailand’s crown prince strips wife’s family of their royal name

Country’s junta will forbid anyone using the royal surname after three relatives of Princess Srirasmi are embroiled in a corruption scandal






Posted on 1 December 2014 | 11:09 am

Bangkokpost.com : Breaking News

Too late to stop US spending cuts

WASHINGTON — Sweeping US government spending cuts totalling $85 billion begin taking effect on Friday, slicing deeply into military and other programmes in an unwanted move toward austerity that displays Washington’s paralysing partisan divisions.

Posted on 1 March 2013 | 2:07 pm

Musharraf vows to return

DUBAI — Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf says he will return home from self-imposed exile this month to run in parliamentary elections.

Posted on 1 March 2013 | 1:53 pm

NBTC demands better 3G service

The National Broadcasting and Telecommunication Commission (NBTC) has told mobile operators to improve their 3G services amid public complaints.

Posted on 1 March 2013 | 1:25 pm

Eurozone jobless rate hits record

Official data on Friday painted a grim picture of the European economy, with unemployment at record highs in the eurozone while inflation fell sharply, highlighting the weakness of consumer demand.

Posted on 1 March 2013 | 11:49 am

Central wins B3.7bn 2010 fire claim

A Bangkok court has ordered insurer Deves Insurance Plc to pay client Central Pattana Plc 3.7 billion baht in claims for damage caused by a fire at CentralWorld at the end of the red-shirt protest at Ratchaprasong, in downtown Bangkok, in May 2010.

Posted on 1 March 2013 | 9:50 am

Senator: Who is Hassan Taib?

Two senators on Friday expressed concern that the peace talks agreement signed between the National Security Council (NSC) and the Barisan Revolusi Nasional (BRN) could allow the BRN to take the issue of southern unrest to the international community.

Posted on 1 March 2013 | 9:08 am

53 dead in Bangladesh war crimes clashes

The number of people killed in clashes in Bangladesh over the conviction of Islamist leaders for war crimes rose to 53 on Friday as fresh violence erupted in the Muslim-majority nation.

Posted on 1 March 2013 | 8:49 am

S. African dragging death police suspended

South Africa’s police commissioner on Friday suspended eight police officers accused of dragging an immigrant taxi driver behind their patrol car and killing him, prompting an international outcry.

Posted on 1 March 2013 | 8:49 am

Live camera action from election police

Ten police officers keeping tabs on voting during Sunday’s governor election will wear cameras beaming live images from polling centres to the police bureau monitoring centre, Pol Maj-General Adul Narongsak, a deputy city police chief, said on Friday.

Posted on 1 March 2013 | 8:39 am

14 Filipinos killed in Sabah standoff

Twelve followers of a self-described Philippine Sultan died in a shootout with Malaysian security forces on Friday, police said, as tensions rose in their 17-day standoff.

Posted on 1 March 2013 | 7:49 am