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We have started to collect the most important news related to Thailand in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Thailand: news

Thais deny Thaksin amnesty plans

Tuesday, November 22nd 2011, 3:29

Thailand's justice minister denies rumours that the government will change amnesty laws to allow fugitive ex-leader Thaksin Shinawatra to return.
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Toyota restores Japan production

Monday, November 21st 2011, 5:37
related countries: Japan Japan

Toyota Motor has restored vehicle output in Japan to "near-normal levels" on Monday, after severe flooding in Thailand disrupted supply chains.
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Bank of Japan in growth warning

Wednesday, November 16th 2011, 5:39
related countries: Japan Japan

The Bank of Japan warns that economic growth may be hurt by the eurozone debt crisis, flooding in Thailand and a strong yen.
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Dell warns over Thai flood impact

Wednesday, November 16th 2011, 1:06

Computer firm Dell warns its revenues could be hit by a worldwide shortage of hard drives caused by the flooding in Thailand.
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VIDEO: Dogs face disease after Thai floods

Tuesday, November 15th 2011, 22:15

Volunteers rescue and shelter abandoned dogs but say many will end up dying.
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On patrol with Bangkok's pet rescuers

Thursday, November 10th 2011, 0:50
related places: Bangkok

On patrol with the animal rescuers in flooded Bangkok
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Thai PM pulls out of Apec summit

Tuesday, November 8th 2011, 14:55

Thai leader Yingluck Shinawatra pulls out of the weekend's Asia-Pacific summit to focus on the floods crisis and sets out plans for rebuilding.
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Toyota profits hit by Thai floods

Tuesday, November 8th 2011, 7:36
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Toyota

Quarterly profits at Japanese carmaker Toyota fall 18.5% due to supply problems caused by the recent floods in Thailand.
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Bangkok flood evacuation widens

Monday, November 7th 2011, 10:55
related places: Bangkok

More districts of the Thai capital are told to evacuate, as flood waters nearing the city centre threaten two more industrial estates.
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VIDEO: Thai flood death toll reaches 500

Monday, November 7th 2011, 4:16

The worst flooding to hit Thailand for 50 years has now claimed more than 500 lives, as the waters continue to flow towards the capital.
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VIDEO: Floods spread through Bangkok

Sunday, November 6th 2011, 10:59
related places: Bangkok

Floodwater is continuing to move through the Thai capital, after months of heavy monsoon rain. Rachel Harvey reports.
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Thai flood death toll 'tops 500'

Sunday, November 6th 2011, 10:32
related places: Bangkok

More than 500 people are now known to have died in months of flooding in Thailand, say officials, as efforts continue to protect the capital, Bangkok.
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SA detains rhino poaching suspect

Friday, November 4th 2011, 11:44
related countries: South Africa South Africa

A Thai man suspected of being part of an international rhino poaching syndicate is detained in South Africa.
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Bangkok continues to battle flood

Friday, November 4th 2011, 5:37

Thai authorities continue to struggle against floodwater passing through the capital, with another industrial park under threat of inundation.
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Toyota to extend production cuts

Friday, November 4th 2011, 3:06
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Toyota

Toyota extends production cuts at its factories in Thailand and Japan due to shortage of parts in wake of floods in Thailand.
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VIDEO: Thai floods trap baby elephants

Tuesday, November 1st 2011, 15:01

Flooding leaves 17 elephants, many of them babies, stranded for weeks on a small concrete island in the Thai city of Ayutthaya.
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VIDEO: Bangkok residents flee homes

Tuesday, November 1st 2011, 11:44
related places: Bangkok

More residents in the outer suburbs of the Thai capital Bangkok have fled their homes because of rising floodwaters. Many parts of central Thailand are still under water.
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Anger grows over Bangkok floods

Tuesday, November 1st 2011, 8:17
related places: Bangkok

Flood water continues to pour into Bangkok's outer districts, angering residents who want barriers opened to allow the water to drain.
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Honda to cut US and Canada output

Tuesday, November 1st 2011, 3:13
related countries: Canada Canada, United States United States
related places: Honda

Honda will cut production at its US and Canada factories by 50% as it faces a shortage of parts due to floods in Thailand.
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VIDEO: Floods no barrier to Bangkok postman

Monday, October 31st 2011, 12:59
related places: Bangkok

Despite waist-deep, leech-infested water, postman Somyod Somsamai is determined to continue his mail delivery round in Bangkok.
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VIDEO: Thailand floods 'a national crisis'

Monday, October 31st 2011, 10:07
related places: Bangkok

Flood defences held firm in Bangkok over the weekend despite high tides, raising hopes that parts of the city would be spared from flooding that has caused devastation across Thailand.
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Flood fears ease in Thai capital

Monday, October 31st 2011, 8:15
related places: Bangkok

Officials say the centre of Bangkok looks to have escaped the worst of the severe flooding which has inundated swathes of Thailand.
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VIDEO: Thailand's flood crisis challenge

Monday, October 31st 2011, 7:03

With supplies in some areas running short and fears that flood waters may take months to subside, the BBC's Karishma Vaswani says that Thailand has "challenging times ahead".
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Nervous wait for Bangkok residents

Monday, October 31st 2011, 2:20
related places: Bangkok

Bangkok residents wonder what floods will bring next
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VIDEO: Delivering aid in flood-hit Thailand

Sunday, October 30th 2011, 10:33
related places: Bangkok

Thailand's prime minister is expressing optimism that the country's worst flooding in a half-century will mostly spare Bangkok.
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Thailand PM upbeat over flooding

Sunday, October 30th 2011, 8:05
related places: Bangkok

Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra expresses optimism that central Bangkok will escape flooding, as defences hold despite high tides.
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Thai troops detained over attack

Saturday, October 29th 2011, 13:20
related countries: China China

Nine Thai soldiers have been detained following a deadly attack on two cargo ships on the Mekong river, in which 13 Chinese crew members were killed.
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US military to survey Thai floods

Saturday, October 29th 2011, 3:05
related countries: United States United States
related places: Bangkok

The Thai authorities ask US military helicopters to survey flooding, which has proved deadly in the north and is now also threatening the capital, Bangkok.
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More flee as Bangkok floods loom

Friday, October 28th 2011, 8:35
related places: Bangkok

Water levels in Bangkok's main river hit a new high as residents continue to leave the Thai capital ahead of possible flooding at the weekend.
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Thailand slashes growth forecast

Friday, October 28th 2011, 6:41

The Bank of Thailand slashes its growth forecast to 2.6% from 4.1% after the country is hit by its worst flooding in decades.
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Bangkok residents flee flooding

Thursday, October 27th 2011, 8:43
related places: Bangkok

Bangkok residents crowd buses and clog roads as they flee flooding predicted for the weekend, as Thailand battles its worst flooding in decades.
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VIDEO: Thai PM: Floods threaten all Bangkok

Wednesday, October 26th 2011, 14:24
related places: Bangkok

Thailand's Prime Minister has warned that parts of Bangkok could be flooded for up to a month and said that some areas of the capital could be inundated by up to 1.5 metres of water.
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Floods threaten Bangkok, PM warns

Wednesday, October 26th 2011, 9:12
related places: Bangkok

All parts of Bangkok are now vulnerable to flooding, Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra warns, amid frantic preparations by city residents.
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Toyota cuts output after floods

Wednesday, October 26th 2011, 6:53
related countries: Japan Japan

Carmaker Toyota is cancelling some production in Japan, because of a possible shortage of parts from flood-hit Thailand.
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Bangkok airport suspends flights

Tuesday, October 25th 2011, 10:58
related places: Bangkok

Bangkok's second airport suspends all flights after floodwaters breach its northern perimeter, as Thailand battles its worst flooding in decades.
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