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Cambodian worker shot dead in Thailand – ThaiVisa News


Cambodian worker shot dead in Thailand
ThaiVisa News
A Cambodian migrant worker was allegedly shot dead on Thursday by his Thai supervisor in Thailand's Chachoengsao province after an alcohol-fuelled argument with a Burmese co-worker, the victim's family and a Cambodian border official said yesterday.

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Posted on 25 April 2015 | 3:11 am

Thailand Tigers to play Fighting Cocks today – Bangkok Post


Bangkok Post

Thailand Tigers to play Fighting Cocks today
Bangkok Post
The Thailand Tigers Australian [Rules] Football Club will play the Myanmar Fighting Cocks in the 12th annual Anzac commemorative match in Kanchanaburi today. Action in last year's match. The match at Visut High School, which kicks off at 1.30pm, …

Posted on 24 April 2015 | 11:16 pm

Relatives of Lao Trafficking Victims Appeal For Help From Embassy in Thailand – Radio Free Asia


Relatives of Lao Trafficking Victims Appeal For Help From Embassy in Thailand
Radio Free Asia
The relatives of two Lao human trafficking victims rescued from Thai fishing boats in Indonesia earlier this month have appealed to the Lao Embassy in Thailand for assistance in returning the men to their homes in Laos. The two were among a group of

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Posted on 24 April 2015 | 10:25 pm

5 Tricks for Finding Super-Cheap Flights to Thailand – Huffington Post


Huffington Post

5 Tricks for Finding Super-Cheap Flights to Thailand
Huffington Post
On average, Hopper found it's about $200 cheaper to fly into Bangkok than it is to fly into Phuket! So make Bangkok your first stop, spend a few nights in the bustling capital, and then make your way around Thailand via cheap flights on Nok Air or Air
Risk of a calamity if North haze not tackled urgentlyThaiVisa News

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Posted on 24 April 2015 | 7:46 pm

Hunting for Thailand’s ‘Cancer-Curing’ Crocodile Blood – Munchies_ Food by VICE


Hunting for Thailand's 'Cancer-Curing' Crocodile Blood
Munchies_ Food by VICE
Author and photographer Philip Cornwel-Smith has been living in Thailand since 1994. He's penned and edited guidebooks on the country and its culture. His book Very Thai: Everyday Popular Culture digs into the often confusing idiosyncrasies of Thainess.

Posted on 24 April 2015 | 7:01 pm

Family selling Calgary man’s belongings to cover fees after Thailand crash – CTV News


CTV News

Family selling Calgary man's belongings to cover fees after Thailand crash
CTV News
A Calgary man's family is selling off his vehicles and other belongings in an effort to raise money to bring the traveller home from Thailand. Jason Hoffman arrived in Phuket, Thailand last Thursday for a vacation. Only four hours after arriving on
Phuket Family Seek $100000 From Young Canadian Jason Hoffman, over Fatal Chiang Rai Times

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Posted on 24 April 2015 | 4:20 pm

Thailand, China deepen defence ties – Bangkok Post


Bangkok Post

Thailand, China deepen defence ties
Bangkok Post
ACM Xu supported the government's efforts to restore stability in Thailand, the spokesman added. The powerful figure of the Chinese Communist Party was in Thailand on his second trip in six months as Beijing and Bangkok have built up relations after
Thailand, China agree to closer military ties during senior official's visitThe Nation
PM thanks China for understanding ThailandPattaya Mail
Thailand agrees closer military ties with China during visit by top Beijing ThaiVisa News
Cihan News Agency -ecns
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Posted on 24 April 2015 | 9:14 am

No big changes planned for junta-ruled Thailand’s draft constitution – Reuters


The Straits Times

No big changes planned for junta-ruled Thailand's draft constitution
Reuters
"There are a lot of issues in the new constitution that might not be suitable for Thai politics, including the weakening of political parties," Chavanond Intarakomalyasut, spokesman for the conservative Democrat Party, Thailand's oldest political party
A baby-sitters' charterThe Economist

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Posted on 24 April 2015 | 7:23 am

Photo tour: Stunning luxury resorts in Phuket, Thailand – USA TODAY


USA TODAY

Photo tour: Stunning luxury resorts in Phuket, Thailand
USA TODAY
When travelers think of Thailand, they often picture living on the cheap (in a totally awesome, coming-of-age kinda way) by doing as the locals do – feasting on rice dishes and staying in rustic tree house accommodations. This is all great when you're

Posted on 22 April 2015 | 12:13 pm

EU Puts Thailand On the Hook Over Illegal Fishing – Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

EU Puts Thailand On the Hook Over Illegal Fishing
Wall Street Journal
MANILA—The European Union said Tuesday it will ban seafood from Thailand unless it clamps down on illegal fishing, while removing a similar threat from the Philippines and South Korea. Thailand was given six months to clean up its fishing industry, or
Thailand threatened with possible EU fish trade banBBC News
EU threatens Thailand with trade ban over illegal fishingThe Guardian
The EU is threatening to ban imports from Thailand's slavery-dependent fishing Quartz
Bangkok Post -Reuters
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Posted on 22 April 2015 | 8:43 am

Thailand news, all the latest and breaking Thai news

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

Seven hurt in car bomb explosion on Thai tourist island of Koh Samui

A car bomb wounded seven people, including an Italian girl, when it exploded in a parking area of a shopping mall on Thai tourist island of Koh Samui







Posted on 11 April 2015 | 3:13 pm

Seven hurt in car bomb on tourist island in southern Thailand

Italian believed to be among those injured as bomb detonated in a busy shopping centre on holiday island of Samui







Posted on 11 April 2015 | 8:29 am

Thai junta replaces martial law with absolute power

Thailand’s junta has officially lifted martial law, 10 months after seizing power in a coup, but replaced it with a new executive order retaining sweeping powers for military







Posted on 2 April 2015 | 4:57 am

Phuket’s Nikki Beach let drunk tourists ride baby elephant

The celebrity-frequented Nikki Beach Club posted pictures at the weekend of drunken revellers riding a baby elephant at their Phuket resort







Posted on 31 March 2015 | 8:29 am

British tourist ‘kills himself at Thai shooting range’

Friends pay tribute to Liam Colven, from Portree on Isle of Skye, after he is reported to have turned 45mm automatic handgun on himself at Thai shooting range






Posted on 22 March 2015 | 11:57 am

Baby elephant slips and slides while being bathed

Watch the viral sensation called Trouble the elegraph slip and slide in a bath tub






Posted on 18 March 2015 | 11:59 am

Women beware: Naked boob pictures can now get you 5 years in a Thai prison

Thailand’s military government has warned women that posting images showing ‘underboob’ on social media sites could violate the country’s strict computer laws






Posted on 17 March 2015 | 12:47 pm

Supersized fish: 16 record breaking rod snappers, in pictures

In pics: 16 record breaking rod snappers reeled in by anglers






Posted on 13 March 2015 | 6:37 am

Watch: Giant 14ft stingray weighing 57st is largest ever caught by rod

Huge stingray becomes largest freshwater fish to be caught by rod and line by TV nature conservationist with help from British fishing guides






Posted on 12 March 2015 | 4:23 pm

Parents of former Thai princess jailed for insulting monarchy

Parents of Srirasmi Suwadee, formerly known as Princess Srirasmi, jailed for two-and-a-half years






Posted on 11 March 2015 | 4:02 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