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News: Thailand

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

Thailand to pay protest victims

Wednesday, January 11th 2012, 3:21

The Thai government approves a multi-million dollar compensation fund for victims of political conflict in the country since 2005.
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Burma halts power plant in Dawei

Tuesday, January 10th 2012, 7:38

Burma is halting work on a coal-fired power plant project in Dawei backed by a Thai company over environmental concerns.
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US sales fall at Toyota and Honda

Thursday, January 5th 2012, 9:05
related countries: Japan Japan, United States United States
related places: Honda, Toyota

Toyota and Honda saw US sales fall sharply in 2011 as production was hit by natural disasters in Japan and Thailand, figures show.
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Japan's industrial output dips 4%

Wednesday, December 28th 2011, 5:22

Japan's industrial production falls in November, pulled down by a strong yen, weak global demand, and flooding in Thailand.
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Toyota to boost production by 20%

Thursday, December 22nd 2011, 7:47
related countries: Japan Japan

Toyota says it plans to increase production by 20% next year as it tries to recover ground lost due to the earthquake in Japan and floods in Thailand.
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VIDEO: The cost of Thailand's floods

Thursday, December 22nd 2011, 5:45

Thailand is still counting the cost of the terrible floods which swamped homes, business and killed hundreds of people.
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Deal over Thai-Cambodian dispute

Wednesday, December 21st 2011, 18:18
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

Thailand and Cambodia agree to withdraw troops from a disputed area near an ancient temple - a flashpoint for deadly clashes early this year.
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Thailand returns Thaksin passport

Friday, December 16th 2011, 11:23

Thailand reissues a passport to fugitive former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra, saying he is "no longer a threat to the country".
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Intel forecast hits chipmakers

Tuesday, December 13th 2011, 4:02

Shares in Asian makers of computer chips fall after industry leader Intel cuts its revenue forecast due to floods in Thailand.
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China joins Mekong River patrols

Saturday, December 10th 2011, 8:18
related countries: Burma Burma, China China

China joins Burma, Laos and Thailand in river patrols along the Mekong after killing of 13 Chinese sailors.
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Toyota halves its profit forecast

Friday, December 9th 2011, 7:50

Toyota, Japan's largest carmaker, halves its profit forecast due to disruptions caused by Thailand's floods and the strong yen.
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VIDEO: Thailand jails US man for royal insult

Thursday, December 8th 2011, 10:20
related countries: United States United States

Thailand has jailed a US citizen for two and a half years after he admitted posting web links to a banned biography of King Bhumibol Adulyadej.
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US man jailed in Thai royal case

Thursday, December 8th 2011, 5:22
related countries: United States United States

Thailand jails US citizen Joe Gordon after he admitted posting links to a banned biography of King Bhumibol, in a case that has drawn global criticism.
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VIDEO: Thais mark ailing king's 84th birthday

Monday, December 5th 2011, 16:42
related places: Bangkok

Thousands of Thais line the streets of Bangkok as King Bhumibol Adulyadej briefly leaves hospital to attend celebrations for his 84th birthday.
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Thaksin 'to have Thai passport'

Friday, December 2nd 2011, 9:40

Thailand's government may return the passport of fugitive ex-leader Thaksin Shinawatra within a month, the foreign minister says.
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Floods dent Thai factory output

Monday, November 28th 2011, 9:44

Thailand's factory output dropped by almost 36% in October after the country's worst flooding for 50 years, new data show.
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Joint patrols planned on Mekong

Sunday, November 27th 2011, 10:50
related countries: Burma Burma, China China

China, Thailand, Laos and Burma will launch joint police patrols of the Mekong River next month, Chinese state media report.
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VIDEO: Cost of Thai floods still being counted

Thursday, November 24th 2011, 3:26

A clean-up operation is underway in Thailand after devastating floods which killed more than 600 people.
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Thai jailed for monarchy insults

Wednesday, November 23rd 2011, 9:12

A Thai man is jailed for 20 years for sending text messages to an aide of ex-PM Abhisit Vejjajiva that were deemed offensive to the royal family.
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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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