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UN Rights Office Urges Thailand to Free 14 Student Activists – ABC News


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UN Rights Office Urges Thailand to Free 14 Student Activists
ABC News
The U.N. human rights office has called on Thailand to release 14 student activists arrested for holding a peaceful rally and charged with sedition. The 14 arrested on Friday were also charged with violating the junta's ban on political gatherings for
Thailand slammed for 'disturbing' student sedition chargesYahoo7 News
Thailand: Junta Arrests 14 Student ActivistsHuman Rights Watch
OHCHR urges Thailand to release studentsThe Online Citizen
South China Morning Post (subscription)
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Posted on 30 June 2015 | 7:37 am

Quarantine for 20 Mers-risk people in Thailand ends – TODAYonline


TODAYonline

Quarantine for 20 Mers-risk people in Thailand ends
TODAYonline
A sign raising awareness for the MERS virus is posted on a door at the building where a 75-year-old man is being quarantined for MERS (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome) along with three family members at the Bamrasnaradura Infectious Diseases …
Patient free of MERS virus but will remain quarantined in ThailandThe Star Online
20 people in contact with Thailand's only MERS patient get all-clearAsiaOne
MERS patient in Thailand shows positive recoveryPattaya Mail

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Posted on 30 June 2015 | 1:44 am

Committee to receive Thailand deportees – The Phnom Penh Post


Committee to receive Thailand deportees
The Phnom Penh Post
Banteay Meanchey provincial authorities confirmed yesterday that they are creating a committee that will seek to help illegal Cambodian migrant workers expelled from Thailand land get back on their feet in Cambodia. According to a letter dated last

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Posted on 30 June 2015 | 1:43 am

Lost in Thailand: New Chinese road signs – Bangkok Post


Bangkok Post

Lost in Thailand: New Chinese road signs
Bangkok Post
The Tourism Department and the Transport Ministry will install direction signs in Chinese next year in a bid to ease the number of car accidents caused by tourists travelling from China into Thailand, especially around Chiang Mai. Chiang Mai is one of
Thailand to install Chinese road signs around northern cityDalje.com

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Posted on 30 June 2015 | 1:24 am

India, Thailand discuss joint venture in defence manufacturing – Economic Times


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India, Thailand discuss joint venture in defence manufacturing
Economic Times
BANGKOK: India and Thailand today discussed possibilities of joint ventures in defence manufacturing as External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj wrapped up her three-day visit to the country. Swaraj and the Thai leadership during bilateral consultations …
India, Thailand discuss JV in defence manufacturingMoneycontrol.com
India, Thailand sign double taxation avoidance treatyThe Indian Express
India, Thailand sign MoU on Double Taxation Avoidance agreementFinancial Express
Chandigarh Tribune -The New Indian Express
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Posted on 29 June 2015 | 10:27 pm

Thailand: Japan’s Doraemon cartoon cat in rain ritual – BBC News


BBC News

Thailand: Japan's Doraemon cartoon cat in rain ritual
BBC News
Villagers in drought-affected northern Thailand have used a toy of a popular cartoon cat to perform a rain ritual – in case anyone complained about them using a real animal, it's reported. Ordinarily, a live cat would be used as part of the ritual to

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Posted on 29 June 2015 | 11:31 am

Thailand launches Muslim-friendly tourist app – Reuters UK


Thailand launches Muslim-friendly tourist app
Reuters UK
The industry took a beating last year as some foreign governments issued warnings against non-essential travel to Thailand due to political unrest and a May 22 coup, but it has been steadily recovering. Efforts to welcome Muslim travelers to Thailand

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Posted on 29 June 2015 | 10:54 am

Thailand’s first MERS case declared free of deadly virus – Channel News Asia


Channel News Asia

Thailand's first MERS case declared free of deadly virus
Channel News Asia
BANGKOK: An Omani man who became Thailand's first case of Middle East Respiratory Sydnrome (MERS) has been declared free of the deadly virus, Thailand's health ministry said on Monday (Jun 29). The 75-year-old man, who had travelled to Bangkok …
Thailand's first and only Mers victim declared virus-freeBangkok Post

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Posted on 29 June 2015 | 9:05 am

Malaysia, Thailand to discuss fate of Swiss national – Channel News Asia


Channel News Asia

Malaysia, Thailand to discuss fate of Swiss national
Channel News Asia
Malaysia's Inspector General of Police Khalid Abu Bakar said the deputy police chief of Thailand will be in Malaysia on Thursday, Jul 2. "We will hold discussions on the next course of action to be taken against Justo," he said. Sarawak Report, run by
Malaysian police request to question Justo in ThailandFree Malaysia Today
INT'L PROBE PUTS NAJIB UNDER SCRUTINY: Tardy IGP – UK cops already in Malaysia Chronicle
Justo's arrest proves 1MDB right all along, says ministerThe Malaysian Insider
Malaysiakini (subscription)
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Posted on 29 June 2015 | 6:53 am

Thailand blocks human rights group’s launch of Vietnam report – The Guardian


The Guardian

Thailand blocks human rights group's launch of Vietnam report
The Guardian
Sunai Phasuk, Human Rights Watch's senior researcher in Asia, said the forced cancellation of the event was very disappointing and “another affirmation that human rights organisations can no longer report, not only about the situation in Thailand, but …
Thailand Junta Cancels Human Rights Report Launch on VietnamABC News
Thailand halts Human Rights Watch event on VietnamBBC News
Thailand/Burma: Sea Nomads Vulnerable to AbuseHuman Rights Watch
Voice of America -Reuters
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Posted on 26 June 2015 | 6:59 am

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Thailand confirms first Mers case as virus spreads in Asia

Thailand confirms its first case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, becoming the fourth Asian country to register the deadly virus this year







Posted on 18 June 2015 | 2:56 pm

The struggles of migrants forced to leave home in search of freedom and better lives

The Telegraph speaks to recent arrivals from a boat which landed in Thailand after two months at sea







Posted on 31 May 2015 | 4:59 pm

‘I knew it was the refugees – who else would be buried in the jungle?’

The discovery of camps and mass graves in Thailand and Malaysia is the latest grim revelation to emerge about the brutal people smuggling trade across south-east Asia







Posted on 31 May 2015 | 4:37 pm

Burma insists it is not to blame for boat people crisis at emergency summit

Thousands remain on boats awaiting rescue but south-east Asian countries say they will commit to further search and rescue efforts







Posted on 29 May 2015 | 1:48 pm

Malaysian police arrested in investigation over migrant massacre

Two members of Malaysia’s police force arrested in connection with a series of mass graves containing migrants from Burma, as Dalai Lama urges Aung San Suu Kyi to speak out







Posted on 28 May 2015 | 2:29 pm

Malaysian police arrested in investigation over migrant mass graves

Residents near a series of mass graves containing bodies of migrants from Myanmar told The Daily Telegraph that police and local politicians were known to be complicit in people smuggling







Posted on 28 May 2015 | 2:29 pm

Police find human ‘cages’ in camp run by human traffickers in Malaysian jungle

Makeshift jungle jails also had special ‘punishment cells’ where prisoners couldn’t stand up







Posted on 26 May 2015 | 3:46 pm

Malaysia migrant grave bodies ‘show signs of torture’

Many of the bodies found in 139 graves on human trafficking route on Thai border ‘showed signs of torture’ before being killed, says police chief







Posted on 25 May 2015 | 11:55 am

Former Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra banned from travelling abroad at start of trial

After she was ousted from office, the military staged a coup to remove her government and she is now accused of dereliction of duty and faces up to 10 years in prison







Posted on 19 May 2015 | 6:15 am

Australian couple make ‘insane’ claim for money raised to support baby left in Thailand

A charity which raised £120,000 to support Gammy – a baby born with Down’s syndrome and left with his birth mother in Thailand – says the birth father is claiming some of the money







Posted on 19 May 2015 | 6:02 am