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Airlines in Thailand Face Bans Over Safety Concerns – New York Times


New York Times

Airlines in Thailand Face Bans Over Safety Concerns
New York Times
BANGKOK — Thailand's airlines are facing bans on new international flights and more inspections after the International Civil Aviation Organization flagged significant concerns about the country's aviation safety, officials said on Friday. The
Thailand facing flight bans over safety concernsSalt Lake Tribune
Thailand Flight-Safety Concerns Were Cited in UN Agency's AuditBloomberg
Japan, Korea clip Thai flyers' wingsBangkok Post
Daily Mail
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Posted on 27 March 2015 | 2:45 pm

Thailand Release of ‘Furious 7′ Halted by Tony Jaa Contract Dispute – Variety


Variety

Thailand Release of 'Furious 7′ Halted by Tony Jaa Contract Dispute
Variety
The release of “Furious 7” has been halted in Thailand, home country of one of the film's stars — martial arts ace Tony Jaa. Sahamongkolfilm International, one of Thailand's leading film groups, obtained a court injunction halting the scheduled
'Fast and Furious 7' showing suspended in Thailand until further ThaiVisa News
Furious 7 Screening Halted in ThailandNDTV
Sahamongkol Blocks FURIOUS 7 From Release In Thailand Over Tony Jaa TwitchFilm (press release) (registration) (blog)
FilmiBeat -Film Business Asia
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Posted on 27 March 2015 | 1:54 pm

Thai Junta Leader to Fight Forced Labor in Fish Industry – ABC News


ABC News

Thai Junta Leader to Fight Forced Labor in Fish Industry
ABC News
Thailand's junta leader has vowed to take legal action against companies using forced labor, after an Associated Press investigation revealed that fish caught by enslaved migrant workers was being exported from Thai ports to global markets. Speaking in

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Posted on 27 March 2015 | 4:06 am

Thailand keeps suspected Uighurs in custody amid Turkey-China tug-of-war – Reuters


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Thailand keeps suspected Uighurs in custody amid Turkey-China tug-of-war
Reuters
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying, asked about those detained, said China was willing to increase cooperation with countries such as Thailand to fight illegal immigration and cross-border crime. She did not comment on the case itself.
Thailand: prolonged detention of 'Uighur' ruled legalwww.worldbulletin.net

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Posted on 27 March 2015 | 4:01 am

Pictured: Mangled wreckage of train collision in Thailand that injured at … – Daily Mail


Daily Mail

Pictured: Mangled wreckage of train collision in Thailand that injured at
Daily Mail
Two passenger trains have collided in Thailand injuring more than 20 people and possibly causing fatalities. Images of the twisted metal from the disaster in Ayutthaya province began to emerge on social media earlier today, amid police reports that one
Thailand Train Crash In Ayutthaya Leaves Dozens InjuredInternational Business Times
Trains collide in Thailand, over 20 injuredYahoo News
Trains collide in Thailand; more than 20 injuredKhaleej Times
The Straits Times
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Posted on 26 March 2015 | 10:30 pm

Thailand after the coup – The Economist


South China Morning Post (subscription)

Thailand after the coup
The Economist
TEN months after seizing power in a coup, Thailand's junta chafes at still having to defend its record. It will soon start handing out to passers-by in busy parts of Bangkok the first of 10,000 glossy booklets recounting the junta's glorious achievements.
Thailand's junta leader vows to fight forced labor in fishing industry after Fox News
Thailand's new draft constitution is a 'threat to democracy'South China Morning Post (subscription)
US: Thailand must end slavery in its fishing fleetsSanta Cruz Sentinel
ABC Online
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Posted on 26 March 2015 | 6:53 pm

Thailand leave it late to down Lions 2-0 in friendly – Channel News Asia


Channel News Asia

Thailand leave it late to down Lions 2-0 in friendly
Channel News Asia
KORAT: Late strikes from Suttinun Phukhom and Pokklaw A-Nan were enough to give Thailand the win in the first of two friendlies between Singapore and Thailand. Thailand, who are the reigning ASEAN champions after winning the AFF Suzuki Cup last …
Crash Pilot Locked Out; PM, Thaksin in Singapore for Lee Funeral; Fishing Phuketwan

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Posted on 26 March 2015 | 3:51 pm

Holiday photos of men who went to Thailand after ‘quiet pint’ in Middlesbrough … – Daily Mail


Daily Mail

Holiday photos of men who went to Thailand after 'quiet pint' in Middlesbrough
Daily Mail
The 'quiet beer' that turned into an impromptu tip to Thailand has described it as 'a truly crazy experience', with a series of photos revealing the exploits of two Middlesbrough men who have become an internet sensation. Phillip Boyle and friend Jamie
Brits' Quiet Night of Drinks Ends —in ThailandNewser

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Posted on 26 March 2015 | 12:36 pm

Thailand’s Teflon economy finally seems to be cracking – Quartz


Quartz

Thailand's Teflon economy finally seems to be cracking
Quartz
For nearly 15 years in the 2000s and early 2010s, Thailand's economy, once one of the fastest-growing in the world, survived the effects of near-constant political turmoil, natural disasters, and worries about the country's future in the wake of a

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Posted on 25 March 2015 | 12:03 pm

Falling Sales Threaten Thailand’s Car-Making Supremacy in Southeast Asia – Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

Falling Sales Threaten Thailand's Car-Making Supremacy in Southeast Asia
Wall Street Journal
Falling car sales and political uncertainty in Thailand are raising concerns that Southeast Asia's leading car-manufacturing nation could lose out to competitors in the region, especially Indonesia. The Thai government on Tuesday reported a nearly 11% …

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Posted on 24 March 2015 | 6:20 pm

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British tourist ‘kills himself on Thai shooting range’

Friends pay tribute to Liam Colven, from Portree on Isle of Skye, after he is reported to have turned 45mm automatic handgun on himself at Thai shooting range






Posted on 22 March 2015 | 11:57 am

Baby elephant slips and slides while being bathed

Watch the viral sensation called Trouble the elegraph slip and slide in a bath tub






Posted on 18 March 2015 | 11:59 am

Women beware: Naked boob pictures can now get you 5 years in a Thai prison

Thailand’s military government has warned women that posting images showing ‘underboob’ on social media sites could violate the country’s strict computer laws






Posted on 17 March 2015 | 12:47 pm

Supersized fish: 16 record breaking rod snappers, in pictures

In pics: 16 record breaking rod snappers reeled in by anglers






Posted on 13 March 2015 | 6:37 am

Watch: Giant 14ft stingray weighing 57st is largest ever caught by rod

Huge stingray becomes largest freshwater fish to be caught by rod and line by TV nature conservationist with help from British fishing guides






Posted on 12 March 2015 | 4:23 pm

Parents of former Thai princess jailed for insulting monarchy

Parents of Srirasmi Suwadee, formerly known as Princess Srirasmi, jailed for two-and-a-half years






Posted on 11 March 2015 | 4:02 pm

Thailand jails two students for insulting monarchy in college play

Dozens protests sentencing under Thailand’s strict lese-majeste law, which makes it a crime to defame, insult or threaten the royal family






Posted on 23 February 2015 | 9:41 am

Thailand bans surrogacy for foreigners in bid to end ‘rent-a-womb’ tourism

Thailand was rocked by several surrogacy scandals last year, including allegations that an Australian couple had abandoned their Down syndrome baby with his Thai birth mother






Posted on 20 February 2015 | 10:28 am

Thai ex-PM Yingluck Shinawatra to be indicted over rice subsidy

Thailand’s attorney general has pressed criminal charges against former leader for negligence related to her government’s money-losing rice subsidy scheme






Posted on 19 February 2015 | 4:35 am

Brighton College to open outpost in Bangkok

One of the UK’s top independent schools plans will bring a taste of British education to Thailand






Posted on 10 February 2015 | 10:34 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