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S. Fla. man fighting extradition to Thailand in bizarre kidnap case – Sun Sentinel


Sun Sentinel

S. Fla. man fighting extradition to Thailand in bizarre kidnap case
Sun Sentinel
Shawn Abraham Shaw, 43, and Dawn Pasqualucci, 45, of Palm Beach. U.S. officials are trying to extradite Shaw to face criminal charges in Thailand, alleging he kidnapped a U.S. businessman for a $2 million ransom. (Sun Sentinel/Family provided photo).

Posted on 29 January 2015 | 1:36 am

Thailand tries to unload mountain of rice amid world glut – Bangkok Post


Bangkok Post

Thailand tries to unload mountain of rice amid world glut
Bangkok Post
With global output poised to be near last year's record, Thailand will ship more this year than any country ever, US Department of Agriculture data show. The staple for half the world plunged to a four-year low in Chicago, helping cut food costs that
Thailand Unloads Rice Mountain Amid World GlutBloomberg

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Posted on 28 January 2015 | 10:35 pm

Thailand accuses US of meddling in its politics – Reuters


Reuters

Thailand accuses US of meddling in its politics
Reuters
Russel was the highest-level U.S. official to visit Thailand since the coup. His comments came a few days after ousted Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra was banned from politics for five years and indicted on criminal charges over a state rice-buying
Thailand summons US diplomat over critical remarksThe Herald-News
Poll: US doesn't understand ThailandBangkok Post

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Posted on 28 January 2015 | 9:36 pm

Thailand protester sentenced on defamation charges – JURIST


JURIST

Thailand protester sentenced on defamation charges
JURIST
[JURIST] A Bangkok Criminal Court [official website] on Wednesday sentenced "Red Shirt" supporter Jatuporn Prompan to two years in prison for defaming former prime minister of Thailand Abhisit Vejjajiva [BBC profile; JURIST news archive]. Prompan was …
Only real democracy will solve Thailand's problemsBangkok Post
Thailand's red-shirts leader, Jatuporn Prompan, sentenced to two years in prisonSouth China Morning Post (subscription)
Thaksin has to be part of any democratic solution in ThailandThe National
The Rakyat Post -AsiaNews.it -BBC News
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Posted on 28 January 2015 | 7:53 pm

Visit Thailand, get a snail facial – The Seattle Times


The Seattle Times

Visit Thailand, get a snail facial
The Seattle Times
CHIANG MAI, Thailand — The last time I encountered escargots they were served up by a French waiter, sizzling in garlic and herb butter. Now, one is slithering up the bridge of my nose while five others are being stuck onto other parts of my face by a
Snails slither into spa scene in Thailand and around worldSFGate

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Posted on 28 January 2015 | 6:16 pm

Kiwi backpacker found dead in Thailand – New Zealand Herald


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Kiwi backpacker found dead in Thailand
New Zealand Herald
Christina Marian Annesley was found dead in a bungalow on the Thai island of Koh Tao. Photo / Facebook. A New Zealand-born woman has died while backpacking in Thailand. Christina Marian Annesley, 23, was born in Lower Hutt and lived most of her life …
Former Wellington woman found dead in ThailandStuff.co.nz
Brother shares heartbreak over Kiwi's mystery death in Thailand hotelTVNZ
Kiwi backpacker dies in ThailandOtago Daily Times
Cosmopolitan UK -Astro Awani -Leicester Mercury
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Posted on 28 January 2015 | 5:57 pm

Thailand censures ‘US intervention’ – Press TV


Press TV

Thailand censures 'US intervention'
Press TV
Thailand's military government has censured remarks by an American official on the country's persisting martial law as intervention in its internal affairs. The Thai Foreign Ministry on Wednesday summoned Patrick Murphy, Washington's charge d'affaires

Posted on 28 January 2015 | 8:12 am

Thailand warns US to mind its own business over politics – Reuters


Thailand warns US to mind its own business over politics
Reuters
BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand warned the United States against meddling in its political affairs on Wednesday, saying many Thais had been hurt by the remarks of a visiting U.S. envoy who took a swipe at the ruling military junta's undemocratic practices.

Posted on 28 January 2015 | 7:54 am

Thailand mulls jail term for unlicensed drone pilots – BBC News


BBC News

Thailand mulls jail term for unlicensed drone pilots
BBC News
The Transport Ministry in Thailand is seeking to ban all unlicensed drone flights, including flights by individuals, local media reports. Those caught flying drones unauthorised could face a year in prison and a fine of 40,000 baht (£813; $1229
Unlicensed drone pilots in Thailand could spend a year in jail under new lawTech in Asia

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Posted on 27 January 2015 | 3:07 pm

US Envoy Urges Thailand to Lift Martial Law – New York Times


BBC News

US Envoy Urges Thailand to Lift Martial Law
New York Times
BANGKOK — The most senior United States diplomat to visit Thailand since the military seized power in May called on Monday for the lifting of martial law and delivered harsh words to the junta. The envoy, Daniel R. Russel, the assistant secretary of
Is Thailand's post-coup 'phoney war' over?BBC News
Thailand coup: US envoy urges 'more inclusive' politicsBBC News
US asks Thailand to lift martial law | Bangkok Post: newsBangkok Post
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Posted on 26 January 2015 | 2:54 pm

Thailand news, all the latest and breaking Thai news

Thailand news, all the latest and breaking Thai news from telegraph.co.uk.

Watch: Elephants charge tourists’ car in Thailand

Watch the dramatic moment that a family of elephants charge at a car full of tourists in Thailand






Posted on 28 January 2015 | 3:34 pm

Ousted Thai PM Yingluck to face criminal charge in Supreme Court

Former Thai premier Yingluck Shinawatra will be indicted on a criminal corruption charge over her controversial rice subsidy scheme






Posted on 23 January 2015 | 2:57 am

Thailand’s Junta-stacked parliament impeaches former PM Yingluck

Former Thai premier Yingluck Shinawatra banned from politics for five years and faces separate criminal corruption charge over her controversial rice subsidy scheme






Posted on 23 January 2015 | 2:57 am

Third young British backpacker dies on Thai island of Koh Tao

Online tributes flood in for Christina Annesley who died in the same place where Brit tourists Hannah Witheridge and David Miller were murdered






Posted on 22 January 2015 | 3:07 pm

Blue Monday beach cam: live views from Miami, Florida

Take a break from ‘the most depressing day of the year’ and watch our live stream from Miami Beach in Florida






Posted on 19 January 2015 | 6:00 am

Thailand ministers try to tempt tourists back

Thailand attempts to fix its sagging international image while admitting it is facing increasing competition from Cambodia, Laos and Burma






Posted on 15 January 2015 | 12:53 pm

Watch: Elephant smashes up car in Thai national park

Watch the moment an elephant is caught on camera smashing the bumper of a car in one of Thailand’s biggest national parks






Posted on 13 January 2015 | 8:36 pm

Boxing Day Tsunami: Mourners release hundreds of sky lanterns for the dead

Survivors, local residents and visitors release paper lanterns during a ceremony for victims of 2004 tsunami in Ban Nam Khem, a southern fishing village destroyed by the wave






Posted on 26 December 2014 | 4:43 pm

Koh Tao murders: suspects in killing of David Miller and Hannah Witheridge say they were framed

Two migrant workers accused of murdering David Miller and Hannah Witheridge on the Thai tourist island of Koh Tao claim they are being framed by “influential people”






Posted on 26 December 2014 | 1:58 pm

Boxing Day Tsunami: survivors and bereaved relatives honour the dead

Survivors of the Boxing Day Tsunami, along with bereaved relatives hold a memorial service on a beach in Thailand to remember the events of ten years ago that left more than a quarter million people dead in one of modern history’s worst natural disasters






Posted on 26 December 2014 | 12:22 pm

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