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Grisly Murders Stoke Political Controversies in Thailand and Philippines – The Diplomat


The Diplomat

Grisly Murders Stoke Political Controversies in Thailand and Philippines
The Diplomat
The murder of two young British tourists in southern Thailand and the killing of a Filipina transgender person in the Philippines, allegedly by a American soldier, have created a political mess for both countries. The governments of Thailand and the

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Posted on 25 October 2014 | 5:47 am

Thailand: No Justice 10 Years After Tak Bai Killings – Human Rights Watch


Thailand: No Justice 10 Years After Tak Bai Killings
Human Rights Watch
Thailand's failure to prosecute security personnel responsible for the Tak Bai killings is a glaring injustice that brings the police, military, and courts into disrepute. The Thai authorities' failure to deliver justice to southern Muslims has fueled
Thailand Should Not Forget the Slaughter at Tak Bai, 10 Years Ago TodayPhuketwan

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Posted on 25 October 2014 | 5:42 am

Sharky Likes Pattaya Just the Way It Is Thanks, Thailand – Phuketwan


Phuketwan

Sharky Likes Pattaya Just the Way It Is Thanks, Thailand
Phuketwan
But Mr Ward's philandering ways and those of thousands of other foreign men like him are set to come under scrutiny as Thailand's military rulers embark on a morality drive to transform the country's image from being a sex-trade destination to one
Tattooed 'entrepreneur' scoffs at Thai crackdown on sex tourismSydney Morning Herald

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Posted on 25 October 2014 | 2:25 am

Thailand signs up for new Asian bank – Bangkok Post


The Nation

Thailand signs up for new Asian bank
Bangkok Post
Thailand has joined 20 prospective founding member countries in establishing the Chinese-initiated Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), which is to fund infrastructure projects in the region. Finance Minister Sommai Phasee signed a non-binding …
MoU on creation of AIIBThe Nation
China, 20 other Asian countries 'initiate' new development bankArab Times Kuwait English Daily
China launches World Bank rival in AsiaThe Nation

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Posted on 25 October 2014 | 1:45 am

Pavilion for Milan Expo showcases Thailand’s foundations – The Nation


The Nation

Pavilion for Milan Expo showcases Thailand's foundations
The Nation
This is one exhibit that will be displayed at the Thailand Pavilion at the Universal Exposition 2015 to be held in Milan, Italy, from May to October next year. The Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives is holding an exhibition at Central Plaza Lat Phra.
Expo seeks to boost food shipmentsBangkok Post

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Posted on 24 October 2014 | 5:22 pm

How a trip to Thailand saved our marriage – New York Post


New York Post

How a trip to Thailand saved our marriage
New York Post
It was while asking for suggestions on where to take our next vacation that a colleague suggested we go to Thailand. We hadn't considered anywhere outside the Caribbean or Mexico before, and this sounded a little too “foreign” for us. But the next day

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Posted on 24 October 2014 | 5:18 pm

British woman dies during cosmetic surgery in Thailand – The Guardian


The Guardian

British woman dies during cosmetic surgery in Thailand
The Guardian
A British woman has died during cosmetic surgery at a clinic in Thailand, authorities in the country have said. The 24-year-old was said to have been undergoing a procedure by an allegedly uncertified surgeon in Bangkok before her death. She reportedly …
British woman dies at Thai cosmetic surgery clinicBBC News
British woman dies in Thailand after cosmetic surgery from 'unqualified doctor'The Independent
British woman, 24, dies during cosmetic surgery in BangkokTelegraph.co.uk
Fox Business -Globalnews.ca
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Posted on 24 October 2014 | 11:51 am

Phuket’s clean beaches shock – NEWS.com.au


NEWS.com.au

Phuket's clean beaches shock
NEWS.com.au
THAILAND'S new military government has moved into one of Australia's favourite holiday destinations, Phuket, and swept the island's beaches clean of deckchairs, umbrellas, masseurs and hawkers. The move — several months in the making — is part of …
How it used to be … Chairs and umbrellas are no longer on Karon beach Perth Now
Phuket Kids: Hilton's Doubletree Phuket family friendlyThe Phuket News
Family friendly CentaraTTR Weekly
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Posted on 24 October 2014 | 7:49 am

Tiger mauls Australian tourist on Thailand’s resort island of Phuket – The Guardian


The Guardian

Tiger mauls Australian tourist on Thailand's resort island of Phuket
The Guardian
Tiger mauls Australian tourist on Thailand's resort island of Phuket. Paul Goudie from Melbourne recovering in hospital after being attacked inside an enclosure at Tiger Kingdom animal resort. tiger Thailand. A juvenile tiger similar to this one
Recovering … Paul Goudie recovers in a Phuket hospital with his son Jake NEWS.com.au
Melbourne man mauled by tiger at Thailand animal parkSydney Morning Herald
US Shrinks Cobra Gold; Phuket So Different; Brit Dies Before Bangkok Surgery Phuketwan
Zee News
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Posted on 23 October 2014 | 11:11 pm

Burmese men accused of killing Britons in Thailand withdraw confessions – The Guardian


The Guardian

Burmese men accused of killing Britons in Thailand withdraw confessions
The Guardian
The bodies of Witheridge, 23, and Miller, 24, were discovered on 15 September by cleaners on a beach on Koh Tao, an island in the south of Thailand famous for its diving. Postmortem examinations showed both suffered severe head wounds and Witheridge …
Thailand tourist murder suspects retract confessionsReuters
Lawyer: Burmese suspects deny killing British backpackers on Thai islandCNN
Thailand's Troubled Tourism Industry Struggles to RecoverVoice of America
BBC News -The Seattle Times
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Posted on 22 October 2014 | 8:37 am

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British woman, 24, dies during cosmetic surgery in Bangkok

Thai police arrest doctor and shut down clinic after British woman dies under anaesthetic in Bangkok






Posted on 24 October 2014 | 1:34 pm

Junta in Thailand promoting martial law tourism

The military crackdown in the kingdom is good for tourists because it ensures their safety, according to one top official






Posted on 21 October 2014 | 9:17 am

British police to fly to Thailand to probe brutal murder of two young tourists

David Cameron personally intervenes to convince Thai leader of need for British expertise in murder case






Posted on 17 October 2014 | 10:07 pm

Thailand murders: The case against suspects is rigged, say parents

The familes of two Burmese migrants accused of killing British backpackers David Miller and Hannah Witheridge on a Thai island claim they are innocent






Posted on 16 October 2014 | 6:12 am

British envoy meets Thailand police over backpackers’ deaths

Ambassador to Thailand meets officials amid concerns about investigation into murders of British backpackers David Miller and Hannah Witheridge on Koh Tao






Posted on 14 October 2014 | 10:58 am

Thai officials summoned to Foreign Office over backpacker murder

Foreign Office minister Hugo Swire stresses the need for the investigation into the murder of Hannah Witheridge and David Miller to be fair and transparent






Posted on 13 October 2014 | 4:05 pm

Thai police claim Burmese workers have not withdrawn confessions to murder of British backpackers

There is “concrete” evidence to prove two Burmese suspects are linked to the brutal murders of Hannah Witheridge and David Miller, police say






Posted on 11 October 2014 | 4:59 pm

Hannah’s party: funeral held for Thai beach murder victim Hannah Witheridge

Mourners wore colourful clothes and flower headbands in a tribute to the 23-year-old, as locals lined the streets of Hemsby, Norfolk to pay their respect






Posted on 10 October 2014 | 5:35 pm

Watch: golden retriever teaches cute puppy to use stairs

Internet star Japan the dog, from Thailand, guides a cute puppy down a staircase






Posted on 10 October 2014 | 3:55 pm

Thai murder suspects ‘retract’ confessions

Migrant workers accused of killing two British backpackers on Thai island reportedly deny committing the crimes as criticism of investigation mounts






Posted on 9 October 2014 | 7:43 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