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'Thai concerns about royal heir'

Friday, December 17th 2010, 11:02
related countries: United States United States

A US diplomatic cable obtained by Wikileaks says three influential Thai figures expressed concern about the crown prince becoming king.
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Thai court spares governing party

Thursday, December 9th 2010, 6:30

Thailand's Constitutional Court dismisses a second case against the governing Democrat Party involving the alleged misuse of electoral funds.
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Thai King makes birthday appearance

Sunday, December 5th 2010, 15:08

Thailand's king, the world's longest reigning monarch, has left the hospital where he has been staying for over a year to join elaborate celebrations for his 83rd birthday.
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Thai court rejects Democrat case

Monday, November 29th 2010, 9:12

Thailand's Constitutional Court dismisses a case against the governing Democrat Party involving the alleged misuse of electoral funds.
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Breaking a taboo

Saturday, November 27th 2010, 23:54

Thailand foetus find opens debate on abortion
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Award for Thai protest cameraman

Friday, November 26th 2010, 13:36
related countries: United States United States
related places: Bangkok

This year's Rory Peck News Award - which pays tribute to the freelance camera operators who risk their lives to film in the world's most dangerous places - has been given to an American living in the usually peaceful city of Bangkok.
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Thai-owned firm blamed for spill

Wednesday, November 24th 2010, 6:46
related countries: Aruba Aruba

An Australian government inquiry blames a Thai-owned oil rig operator for the country's worst ever offshore oil leak in the Timor Sea.
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Burma rebel uprising sparks violence fears

Monday, November 22nd 2010, 23:22
related countries: Burma Burma

The BBC's Alistair Leithead crosses the Thai border into Burma to meet some of the rebels who began fighting the day after the disputed general election.
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Thai police find foetuses in temple

Friday, November 19th 2010, 17:55

The remains of more than 2,000 foetuses, thought to be from illegal abortions, have been found at a Buddhist temple in Thailand
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Thailand foetus find passes 2,000

Friday, November 19th 2010, 11:09
related places: Bangkok

Thai police say they have found the remains of more than 2,000 foetuses, thought to be from illegal abortions, at a Buddhist temple in Bangkok.
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Thais hold anti-government rally

Friday, November 19th 2010, 8:16

Thailand's anti-government "red-shirt" movement is marking six months since troops quashed protests, as relatives seek justice for the dead.
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'Dealer' Bout pleads not guilty

Wednesday, November 17th 2010, 19:43
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

Accused Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout pleads not guilty to terrorism charges, a day after he was extradited to the US from Thailand.
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'Arms dealer' Bout arrives in US

Wednesday, November 17th 2010, 8:05
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States
related places: New York

Alleged Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout arrives in New York, following his extradition from Thailand and a diplomatic row with Russia.
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Russian rage at Bout extradition

Wednesday, November 17th 2010, 4:59
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States
related places: Moscow

Thailand's decision to extradite alleged Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout to the US to face charges of conspiring to sell weapons provokes Moscow's ire.
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Foetuses found in Thai temple

Tuesday, November 16th 2010, 20:55
related places: Bangkok

Police in Thailand find the remains of more than 300 human foetuses hidden in a Buddhist temple in the capital, Bangkok.
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Suspected arms dealer flown to US

Tuesday, November 16th 2010, 12:36
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

After months of legal wrangling, alleged Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout is flown out of Thailand to face trial in the US.
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Suspected arms dealer flown to US

Tuesday, November 16th 2010, 11:13
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

After months of legal wrangling, alleged Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout is flown out of Thailand to face trial in the US.
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Burmese junta sweeps away Karenni

Tuesday, November 9th 2010, 12:37
related countries: Burma Burma

Newsnight's Sue Lloyd-Roberts reports from the border between Eastern Burma and Thailand on a programme of clearing villages and building dams which is allowing the Burmese junta to combat ethnic Karen resistance and make money at the same time.
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Pro-military poll 'win' in Burma

Tuesday, November 9th 2010, 10:14
related countries: Burma Burma

Burma's biggest military-backed party says it has won about 80% of the vote in Sunday's election, which China praises as a step towards democracy.
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Thousands flee Burma border clash

Monday, November 8th 2010, 19:06
related countries: Burma Burma

Thousands flee across the Burmese border to escape clashes between troops and ethnic Karen rebels, a day after the first election in 20 years.
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Burma announces new economic zone

Thursday, November 4th 2010, 9:18
related countries: Burma Burma
related places: Dawei

Burma announces plans to set up its first Special Economic Zone (SEZ), in Dawei township near the southern border with Thailand.
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Floods hit Thailand and Malaysia

Wednesday, November 3rd 2010, 9:55
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Severe flooding causes chaos in parts of southern Thailand and northern Malaysia, leaving some areas inaccessible.
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Flash floods hit Thailand

Tuesday, November 2nd 2010, 17:51

Thousands of people in Thailand have been affected by flash flooding caused by heavy rainfall.
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Thailand hit by severe flooding

Friday, October 29th 2010, 5:54

More than three million people have been affected by flooding which has hit Thailand.
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Cars not bars driving Thailand's growth

Tuesday, October 26th 2010, 21:58

Thailand and the Asian region have fared well during the global economic crisis, with the exports of goods driving their economies.
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Thai restaurants spark food fight

Saturday, October 23rd 2010, 8:59
related places: Bangkok

The latest in a string of Thai restaurants run by foreign chefs has opened in Bangkok, with some controversy.
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Food fight

Saturday, October 23rd 2010, 0:01

Can foreign chefs truly master Thai cuisine?
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Thai PM defends party in court

Monday, October 18th 2010, 7:53

Thailand's prime minister appears in court to defend his party against corruption allegations, which - if found guilty - could lead to the collapse of the government.
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Bangkok bomb-making site searched

Wednesday, October 6th 2010, 9:27
related places: Bangkok

Thai police say bomb-making equipment has been found at the site of Tuesday's fatal explosion outside Bangkok.
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Three dead in Bangkok explosion

Tuesday, October 5th 2010, 17:06
related places: Bangkok

Three people are killed in a suspected bomb blast at an apartment complex in a suburb in north of Bangkok
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Viktor Bout extradition 'back on'

Tuesday, October 5th 2010, 9:16
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

A Thai court dismisses new charges against alleged Russian arms smuggler Viktor Bout, clearing the way for his extradition to the US.
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Viktor Bout's extradition stalls

Monday, October 4th 2010, 10:06
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

A Thai court rejects a request to drop charges against suspected Russian arms smuggler Viktor Bout, stalling his extradition to the US.
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No mercy

Thursday, September 30th 2010, 5:30

Thailand's brutal militia stalks the deep south
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Japan welcomes Burmese refugees

Tuesday, September 28th 2010, 11:03
related countries: Burma Burma, Japan Japan

Eighteen Burmese refugees arrive in Japan from Thailand, in the first wave of a UN-backed third country resettlement programme.
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Ivory seized in airport luggage

Monday, September 27th 2010, 17:50

Thai customs officers have reportedly seized more than 90kg of ivory being smuggled into the country in luggage.
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Thai red-shirts hold new protest

Sunday, September 19th 2010, 22:02
related places: Bangkok

"Red-shirt" protesters take to the streets of the Thai capital Bangkok, in defiance of a state of emergency.
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Mudslide sweeps away road in Thailand

Monday, September 13th 2010, 15:07

People could only stare in wonder as a mountain road in Thailand was washed away after heavy rain.
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Thai workers 'trafficked to US'

Friday, September 3rd 2010, 23:08
related countries: United States United States

Six recruiters are accused of luring 400 Thai workers to the US with promises of farm jobs, confiscating their passports and demanding high fees.
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Envoy's daughter dies in NYC fall

Saturday, August 28th 2010, 2:17
related countries: United States United States
related places: New York

The 17-year-old daughter of the American ambassador to Thailand dies after falling from a 25th-storey apartment in New York.
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Tiger recovers after luggage ordeal

Saturday, August 28th 2010, 0:17
related places: Bangkok

A two-month-old tiger cub found sedated and hidden among stuffed toy tigers in luggage at Bangkok airport has been sent to a wildlife conservation centre.
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