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Man with suspected Ebola on the run – Bangkok Post


Man with suspected Ebola on the run
Bangkok Post
Police and health authorities are searching for a man who arrived from Sierra Leone and was suspected of carrying the Ebola virus disease, after he failed to report for daily physical checkups from Nov 16. The Sierra Leone national aged 31, identified

Posted on 24 November 2014 | 4:26 am

U.S. returns stolen ancient artifacts to Thailand – PBS NewsHour


The Straits Times

U.S. returns stolen ancient artifacts to Thailand
PBS NewsHour
This week, the U.S. returned hundreds of ancient artifacts to Thailand. The collection of items including bronze objects, pottery and stone tools were taken from a UNESCO World Heritage archaeological site decades ago, and had made their way to a
Looted Thai artifacts from prehistoric sites returned by US to ThailandThe Straits Times

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Posted on 24 November 2014 | 12:46 am

Two senior Thailand policemen charged with royal defamation – Gulf Times


Gulf Times

Two senior Thailand policemen charged with royal defamation
Gulf Times
Central Investigation Bureau chief Pongpat Chayapun and his deputy Kowit Vongrongrot have been charged under the strict lese majeste law, a police spokesman said. Under the law, which is Section 112 of the Thai criminal code, anyone convicted of …
Thailand junta not wearing wellRappler
Thailand's Ailing King Unable to Meet MinistersNDTV
Thai king meets PM, ministers easing health concernsReuters UK
Reuters
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Posted on 23 November 2014 | 8:11 pm

Koh Tao’s dark side: dangers of island where Britons were murdered – The Guardian


The Guardian

Koh Tao's dark side: dangers of island where Britons were murdered
The Guardian
“Shortly after the killings the migrant community started to tell us there was a lot of torture going on, a lot of abuse by the police,” recalled Andy Hall, a British activist who has lived in Thailand for a decade, mainly working with Burmese. “We
Koh Tao murders: Burmese legal, forensics teams arriveDemocratic Voice of Burma

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Posted on 23 November 2014 | 3:54 pm

Football: Late penalty condemns Singapore to 1-2 defeat against Thailand in … – The Straits Times


The Straits Times

Football: Late penalty condemns Singapore to 1-2 defeat against Thailand in
The Straits Times
Singapore captain Shahril Ishak leads the team in thanking the fans after their 2-1 loss to Thailand in the AFF Suzuki Cup match at the National Stadium on Nov 23, 2014. — ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM. Singapore captain Shahril Ishak leads the team in thanking …
AFF Suzuki Cup: Singapore vs Thailand live updatesChannel News Asia
Late penalty breaks Singapore spirit, Thailand snatch winGoal.com
Thailand beats host Singapore 2-1 in Suzuki CupMerced Sun-Star
Bangkok Post
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Posted on 23 November 2014 | 2:10 pm

Thai King Bhumibol reappears, quashing health concerns – BBC News


BBC News

Thai King Bhumibol reappears, quashing health concerns
BBC News
King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand has attended an official ceremony, quashing speculation about his health. The ailing monarch had failed to appear for the confirmation of two ministers scheduled for Friday, raising concerns. However on Sunday the

Posted on 23 November 2014 | 1:18 pm

Singapore vs Thailand Preview: Lions ready to go according to Stange – Goal.com


Goal.com

Singapore vs Thailand Preview: Lions ready to go according to Stange
Goal.com
Singapore face a tough challenge over the next week to get out of a group that contains Thailand, Malaysia and Myanmar. Their toughest challenge could well be tonight against a young Thai team that are high on confidence after a strong showing at the …

Posted on 23 November 2014 | 11:05 am

Cycling South Across Thailand – The Province (blog)


The Province (blog)

Cycling South Across Thailand
The Province (blog)
I am currently cycling around the World from Vancouver. This segment I am currently crossing Thailand from Burma south through Thailand and Malaysia and on to Singapore. In Bangkok I will cycle into the city with over fifty Canadians living there for a

Posted on 23 November 2014 | 10:52 am

Can Thailand Move Beyond the Coup? – Foreign Policy


Foreign Policy

Can Thailand Move Beyond the Coup?
Foreign Policy
On May 22, exactly six months ago, the military in Thailand launched a coup. The generals in Bangkok announced that they were putting an end to half a year of debilitating confrontation between the country's two main political camps. The new junta
What CNN Isn't Saying About Thailand's “Hunger Games” ProtestCenter for Research on Globalization
Democracy and the rule of law must be restored to ThailandThe Guardian
28 weeks later in post-coup Thailand: Some personal thoughtsAsian Correspondent

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Posted on 22 November 2014 | 9:04 pm

Hunger Games: Mockingjay—Darker Than Ever – The Atlantic


The Atlantic

Hunger Games: Mockingjay—Darker Than Ever
The Atlantic
The military junta, the result of the 12th successful coup out of 19 attempted in Thailand in the past 80 years, seems to taking its cues from central casting. Following its takeover of Thailand's government, it imposed an onerous curfew and threatened
'Mockingjay Part 1' Release Date in Thailand Banned? Protesters Use 'Hunger Latinos Post
'Mockingjay' Ban? Movie Pulled In Thailand and China Amid Fear Of Real Life The Inquisitr
'Hunger Games' Sales Rise in Thailand Amid ArrestsBloomberg
BusinessWorld Online Edition -Christian Science Monitor -Al Jazeera America
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Posted on 21 November 2014 | 2:01 pm

Thailand news, all the latest and breaking Thai news

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

Left or right: whose side is The Hunger Games on?

To liberals, it’s a rich-bashing parable; to conservatives it’s an anti-Obama call to arms. As Mockingjay is banned in Thailand, what are the real politics of The Hunger Games?






Posted on 21 November 2014 | 7:07 pm

Suspects accused of British backpacker murders plea for family’s help

Two Burmese men detained for the killing of Hannah Witheridge and David Miller in Thailand write a letter to the families protesting their innocence






Posted on 20 November 2014 | 5:20 pm

Watch: Hunger Games screening hijacked by Thailand anti-government protesters

Student protesters, holding up a three-finger Katniss Everdeen Hunger Games salute at the film premiere, are arrested in Thailand






Posted on 20 November 2014 | 1:21 pm

Thai students arrested for Hunger Games salute at PM

Protetestors are detained for flashing the three-finger salute, an unofficial symbol of resistance against a military junta, at Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha






Posted on 19 November 2014 | 3:04 pm

Thailand danger claim ‘exaggerated’

Thailand’s tourist authority has dismissed a book’s claim that the country is one of the world’s most dangerous destinations






Posted on 17 November 2014 | 4:36 pm

Rampaging elephant kills handler and charges off with Russian tourists during trek

A rampaging elephant has killed its handler and then run off into a forest with two tourist still on top of it during a trek in Thailand






Posted on 17 November 2014 | 4:25 pm

US men wanted over baby body parts found in Thailand

Thai police have launched an investigation after the body parts of infants and adults were discovered in parcels addressed for the United States






Posted on 17 November 2014 | 11:31 am

For expats in Asia money talks, sex sells and women pay the price

With the Rurik Jutting case hitting the headlines around the world, James Goyder examines how expatriates fuel the sex trade






Posted on 12 November 2014 | 2:47 pm

Bottom line? Young British women are now dying for the perfect ‘belfie’

The world is agog at Kim Kardashian’s latest magazine cover, in which she displays her naked backside. But there’s a darker side to our growing obsession with bums. Claire Cohen reports






Posted on 28 October 2014 | 8:00 am

Bottom implants: Why young British women are dying for the perfect ‘belfie’

A British woman, Joy Williams, 24, has died after having a buttock augmentation operation in Bangkok. Here, Claire Cohen, speaks to cosmetic surgeons to uncover the truth about this new procedure






Posted on 28 October 2014 | 8:00 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