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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

Flooding 'to hit Bangkok areas'

Thursday, October 20th 2011, 13:58
related places: Bangkok

The Thai government says it will be impossible to protect all of the capital from flooding, as the PM calls the floods a "national crisis".
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Sony launches hit by Thai floods

Thursday, October 20th 2011, 6:39

Sony postpones the launch of various products after flooding in Thailand halts production at two of its factories.
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VIDEO: Ancient Thai capital 'swamped'

Thursday, October 20th 2011, 1:06

Residents in Thailand's ancient capital of Ayutthaya are still struggling to cope with the impact of flooding, which has crippled a third of the country's provinces.
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VIDEO: Bangkok districts on flood alert

Wednesday, October 19th 2011, 13:24
related places: Bangkok

Residents of seven districts of Bangkok have been told to move valuables to higher ground and be ready to evacuate, as flooding which has swamped northern Thailand approaches the capital.
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Bangkok districts on flood alert

Wednesday, October 19th 2011, 13:05
related places: Bangkok

Residents of seven districts of Bangkok are told to be prepared to evacuate as the worst flooding in decades nears the Thai capital.
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VIDEO: Bangkok under threat from flood

Wednesday, October 19th 2011, 11:20
related places: Bangkok

The governor of Bangkok has warned people in the north and east to move to higher ground after a dyke broke.
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Bangkok flood threat 'not over'

Tuesday, October 18th 2011, 10:40
related places: Bangkok

Soldiers and civilians reinforce floodwalls in northern Bangkok, after a warning Thailand's worst floods in decades still pose a threat to the capital.
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VIDEO: Thai flooding: The picture from above

Tuesday, October 18th 2011, 1:25

As floods in Thailand continue to wreak havoc across much of the country the BBC's Rachel Harvey has flown over some of the worst-affected areas to see the extent of the damage.
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VIDEO: One-third of Thai provinces flooded

Monday, October 17th 2011, 14:10

The authorities in Thailand are continuing efforts to contain the worst floods in 50 years.
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Key Thai business park evacuated

Monday, October 17th 2011, 11:01
related places: Bangkok

One of Thailand's largest industrial estates is evacuated due to flooding, as officials say most of Bangkok appears to have escaped the deluge.
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VIDEO: Thai volunteers fight flood risk

Monday, October 17th 2011, 2:10
related places: Bangkok

As thousands of people help to shore up flood defences in Thailand, the BBC's Rachel Harvey reports from the sandbag operation being run by volunteers on the outskirts of Bangkok.
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Flood fears ease for Thai capital

Sunday, October 16th 2011, 14:14
related places: Bangkok

The Thai government says Bangkok should escape the worst of the floods, after days of shoring up the capital's defences.
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VIDEO: Bangkok bolsters flood defences

Sunday, October 16th 2011, 3:36
related places: Bangkok

Thai military and civilian volunteers are continuing their efforts to try and stop Thailand's worst floods in decades from inundating the capital, Bangkok.
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VIDEO: Bangkok braced for severe floods

Saturday, October 15th 2011, 12:40
related places: Bangkok

People in the Thai capital, Bangkok, are bracing themselves for severe floods - which have already affected around a third of the country.
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Bangkok bolsters flood defences

Saturday, October 15th 2011, 6:59
related places: Bangkok

Thailand's military and civilians continue efforts to prevent flood waters from the north inundating the capital, Bangkok.
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VIDEO: Thai floods reach Bangkok outskirts

Friday, October 14th 2011, 11:37
related places: Bangkok

As Thailand deals with the worst flooding it has seen in decades, authorities are working on preventing the waters reaching the centre of the capital, Bangkok.
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Bangkok 'safe' as floods approach

Friday, October 14th 2011, 8:30
related places: Bangkok

Thai leader says Bangkok's city-centre flood defences will hold, as efforts continue to protect the city from the country's worst floods in decades.
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VIDEO: Thailand floods: A race against time

Thursday, October 13th 2011, 21:27
related places: Bangkok

Workers in Thailand are racing to complete walls of sandbags on the outskirts of Bangkok, to try and stop the country's worst floods in years from inundating parts of the capital.
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Thailand floods hinder production

Thursday, October 13th 2011, 8:16

Factories and supply chains in Thailand face disruption as some of the worst flooding in decades starts to affect the country's economy.
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VIDEO: Thai flood victims queue for meals

Tuesday, October 11th 2011, 12:26

The BBC's Rachel Harvey reports from Ayutthaya in Thailand where people have been moving to evacuation shelters to escape the floods that have killed at least 270 people.
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Thais race to stop Bangkok floods

Tuesday, October 11th 2011, 10:44
related places: Bangkok

Workers in Thailand race to finish sandbag walls on the outskirts of Bangkok, to try to stop the country's worst floods in years inundating parts of the capital.
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VIDEO: Bangkok braces for more rain

Tuesday, October 11th 2011, 9:51

Flooding in Thailand is being described as the worst in decades, with the prime minister calling it a national crisis.
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VIDEO: Thailand floods a 'national crisis'

Tuesday, October 11th 2011, 3:12

Flooding in Thailand is being described as the worst in decades, with the prime minister calling it a national crisis.
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Guilty plea over Thai king insult

Monday, October 10th 2011, 15:15
related countries: United States United States

Thai-born US citizen Joe Gordon pleads guilty in Thailand to charges of insulting the monarchy, after posting a link to a banned biography.
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Aid group MSF ends Thailand work

Thursday, October 6th 2011, 9:04

Medecins Sans Frontieres ceases operations in Thailand because of a row over medical treatment for migrant workers and unregistered foreigners.
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Arrest in Thai PM Twitter hacking

Wednesday, October 5th 2011, 14:02

The Thai authorities arrest a student who reportedly confessed to hacking into Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra's Twitter account.
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Thailand flood deaths exceed 200

Wednesday, October 5th 2011, 7:14

More than two hundred people have died in monsoon flooding in Thailand since mid-July, officials say, as more heavy rain is forecast.
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Thai PM's Twitter account hacked

Sunday, October 2nd 2011, 9:40

Hackers break into the Twitter account of new Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and post critical messages about her government.
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Amnesty condemns Thailand rebels

Tuesday, September 27th 2011, 4:40

Amnesty International accuses insurgents in southern Thailand of deliberately targeting civilians, and is also critical of efforts by the authorities to end the crisis.
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VIDEO: Endangered anteaters rescued

Monday, September 26th 2011, 12:07
related countries: China China, Vietnam Vietnam

Customs officers in Thailand have rescued 97 endangered pangolins which they believe were being trafficked to China or Vietnam.
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VIDEO: Navy 'pushes' water out of Bangkok

Wednesday, September 21st 2011, 18:58
related places: Bangkok

Thai authorities are using vessels' propellers to push out flood water in the capital.
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Two jailed over Bangkok club fire

Tuesday, September 20th 2011, 10:52
related places: Bangkok

Two people are jailed in Thailand over a fire in a Bangkok nightclub on New Year's Day 2009 that killed 67 people and injured more than 100.
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VIDEO: Flash floods hit Thailand

Wednesday, September 14th 2011, 5:57

More than 80 people have died in flash floods and landslides that have hit parts of North and Central Thailand, reports say.
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VIDEO: Crocodiles escape flooded Thai farm

Tuesday, September 13th 2011, 12:54

The reptiles escaped after the Farm was hit by flooding.
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Burma's exiled satirists go home

Sunday, September 11th 2011, 16:36
related countries: Burma Burma

A group of prominent Burmese satirists flies home from self-imposed exile in Thailand following the president's appeal to overseas Burmese to return.
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Thai accused of Facebook 'insult'

Tuesday, September 6th 2011, 13:52

A 40-year-old Thai computer programmer is arrested in Thailand for allegedly insulting the monarchy, a charge that can carry up to 15 years in jail.
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Fowler power

Monday, September 5th 2011, 23:51

Thai football club aims high with new English recruit
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