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Student Stories: Wildlife grad works to protect elephants in Thailand – Penn State News


Student Stories: Wildlife grad works to protect elephants in Thailand
Penn State News
Recent Penn State alumna Mollie McGinnis dedicated six months following graduation to a project in Huay Pakoot, Thailand, working to bring elephants from tourist camps back into their natural habitats within their owners' communities. McGinnis took

Posted on 24 July 2014 | 4:55 pm

Thailand’s Military Government Thinks John Oliver Is a Threat to Its Monarchy – VICE News


VICE News

Thailand's Military Government Thinks John Oliver Is a Threat to Its Monarchy
VICE News
Comedian John Oliver has achieved cult status in the United States thanks to the epic “viral rants” he delivers on his late-night show Last Week Tonight — but Thailand's military junta, the National Council of Peace and Order, is apparently not amused.

Posted on 24 July 2014 | 4:15 pm

Thailand’s Military Considering Long-Term Reforms for Economy – Voice of America


Thailand's Military Considering Long-Term Reforms for Economy
Voice of America
"We want to see the knowledge [based] economy taking place in Thailand. A crucial factor affecting the knowledge-based economy is the digitalization of the society. And when you look at our digital management system, which is in place at the moment, it

Posted on 24 July 2014 | 4:08 pm

Abandoned Mall Becomes Home To Thousands Of Koi In Thailand (PHOTOS) – Huffington Post


Abandoned Mall Becomes Home To Thousands Of Koi In Thailand (PHOTOS)
Huffington Post
Photographer Jesse Rockwell said he's lived in Thailand for nearly 10 years and had heard of the phenomena from friends. Aside from a rusty sign out front reading "strictly no entrance beyond this point," the structure has remained mostly untouched for

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Posted on 24 July 2014 | 12:33 pm

Thailand to re-launch women-only train carriages after rape, killing of girl – Hamilton Spectator


Thailand to re-launch women-only train carriages after rape, killing of girl
Hamilton Spectator
The State Railway of Thailand said in a statement that the special carriages will start operating on trains travelling to the north, the northeast and the south on Aug. 1. Female passengers and boys younger than 10 and shorter than 150 centimetres (4

Posted on 24 July 2014 | 12:28 pm

Thailand to Re-Launch Women-Only Train Carriages – ABC News


Belfast Telegraph

Thailand to Re-Launch Women-Only Train Carriages
ABC News
Thailand's railway authority said on Thursday it will re-launch women- and children-only carriages in main routes nationwide after a 13-year-old girl was raped and killed in her berth on an overnight train earlier this month. The State Railway of
Thailand to bring back women-only train carriagesTVNZ

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Posted on 24 July 2014 | 9:03 am

Thailand demands Israel relocate Thai workers from near Gaza – Jerusalem Post


Rappler

Thailand demands Israel relocate Thai workers from near Gaza
Jerusalem Post
“The Thai Embassy has contacted the Israeli Foreign Ministry and employers to ask them to relocate 4,000 Thai workers in agriculture estates near the Gaza strip immediately and unconditionally to safe areas 10 to 20 kilometers away,” AFP quoted
Thailand urges Israel to relocate…Rappler
Relocate our citizens, Thailand tells IsraelMorning Star Online
Thailand urges Israel to relocate workers after one national killedThe Malay Mail Online

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Posted on 24 July 2014 | 7:57 am

What Thailand’s deeply divided society can teach Hong Kong – South China Morning Post (subscription)


JURIST

What Thailand's deeply divided society can teach Hong Kong
South China Morning Post (subscription)
I closely follow events in Thailand in the news and through updates from extended family in Bangkok. The two sources increasingly seem to disagree. It is as if the international press and the people there are discussing two different places. For
Thailand king endorses interim constitutionJURIST
New Constitution Gives Thai Junta Sweeping PowersABC News
Thailand's junta adopts interim constitutionFox News
Barron’s (blog) -the Diplomat -Bangkok Post
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Posted on 24 July 2014 | 3:37 am

Nine Days in Thailand, Airfare and Hotels Included, Starting at $1765 – Yahoo Travel


Yahoo Travel

Nine Days in Thailand, Airfare and Hotels Included, Starting at $1765
Yahoo Travel
Why we love it: From shopping to nightlife to beaches to culture, you'll get the best Thailand has to offer, with enough time to explore all of it, for a great price (taxes are included). TripMasters doesn't structure the daily itineraries but does

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Posted on 23 July 2014 | 10:04 am

Thailand under the junta: Paranoia and conspiracy – Aljazeera.com


the Diplomat

Thailand under the junta: Paranoia and conspiracy
Aljazeera.com
A professor of political science at Chulalongkorn University and the host of the popular satellite TV programme "Wake Up Thailand", Pitch wrote of being called up to meet with the army and hearing about an alleged plot to take down the monarchy put
Thailand's Democracy Under Siegethe Diplomat
Thailand will lower its VAT from October… before increasing it in 2015TravelDailyNews Asia-Pacific

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Posted on 22 July 2014 | 7:03 am

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Thailand’s prison fight clubs – In pictures

Inmates fight foreigners in a bid to win privileges and even freedom






Posted on 15 July 2014 | 5:00 am

BBC takes on Thailand dictatorship with a ‘pop-up’ Thai service

Exclusive: After years of criticism over the retreat from foreign language services, the BBC World Service is to tackle the censorship regime imposed by the Thai military with a news service distributed on social media






Posted on 9 July 2014 | 10:29 am

In pictures: Abandoned shopping mall becomes urban aquarium in Bangkok

Abandoned shopping mall becomes urban aquarium in Bangkok






Posted on 3 July 2014 | 1:31 pm

Thailand’s military rulers plan elections for October 2015

Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha, who seized control of Thailand in a coup last month proposes installing interim constitution next month with elections due late next year






Posted on 28 June 2014 | 8:52 am

Thailand launches monk bad behaviour hotline

Thai religious authorities launch 24-hour hotline for public to report any misbehaving Buddhist monks






Posted on 18 June 2014 | 12:32 pm

Thailand’s military junta demands free World Cup viewing

New military rulers of Thailand order television stations to broadcast World Cup matches for free as part of its ongoing “happiness campaign” to win over public






Posted on 12 June 2014 | 8:19 am

Miss Universe Thailand quits after political furore

Thailand’s Miss Universe steps down ‘after calling for Red Shirt supporters of ousted government to be executed’






Posted on 10 June 2014 | 10:18 am

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Confusion in Bangkok after bird strike

Fliers in Thailand – where the word for bird is “nok” – thought Air Asia bird strike was in fact a collision with a Nok Air plane






Posted on 10 June 2014 | 8:46 am

David Cameron, Nick Clegg et al: sweeten us up and the votes are all yours

Thailand’s offer of a free haircut to its people is a lesson for politicians, says Judith Woods






Posted on 7 June 2014 | 6:15 am

Thailand’s military rulers dispatch glamorous ‘army girls’ to win hearts and minds

Women wearing short camouflage-style dresses and dog collars seen posing in Bangkok as new military rulers aim to win over public and prevent dissent






Posted on 6 June 2014 | 1:30 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