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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's child trafficking industry

Saturday, July 7th 2007, 11:24

Thembi Mutch meets women and children in South-East Asia who have been caught up in Thailand's illegal trafficking business.
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Thai draft constitution approved

Friday, July 6th 2007, 9:02

A military-backed commission backs Thailand's new charter, paving the way for a national referendum and elections.
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Thailand to probe Thaksin money

Sunday, June 24th 2007, 10:21

Thai authorities are to investigate the source of the funds behind ex-PM Thaksin's bid for Man City.
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Thai ex-PM accused of corruption

Thursday, June 21st 2007, 7:43

Thai prosecutors file corruption charges against ousted PM Thaksin Shinawatra over a land deal.
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Thaksin lodges bid for Man City

Thursday, June 21st 2007, 7:41

Former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra lodges an £81.6m formal takeover bid for Manchester City.
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Thai ex-PM accused of corruption

Thursday, June 21st 2007, 4:34

Thai prosecutors file corruption charges against ousted PM Thaksin Shinawatra over a land deal.
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Thailand considers early election

Wednesday, June 20th 2007, 9:55

Thailand's post-coup leadership says it may hold general elections in November, earlier than planned.
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Football: Thaksin deal on track

Tuesday, June 19th 2007, 11:40
related places: Bangkok

Ex-Thailand prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra's bid to buy Man City is still on, despite him being ordered to back to Bangkok to face corruption charges.
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Thai police order Thaksin return

Tuesday, June 19th 2007, 8:25
related places: Bangkok

Thailand's ousted PM Thaksin Shinawatra, now living abroad, is ordered to appear before police in Bangkok.
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Thai PM 'ready' for Thaksin talks

Saturday, June 16th 2007, 17:04
related places: Bangkok

Thai prime minister offers to hold talks with ousted former leader Thaksin Shinawatra as supporters rally in Bangkok.
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Thaksin video rallies supporters

Friday, June 15th 2007, 16:11
related places: Bangkok

Ousted Thai PM Thaksin Shinawatra calls for fresh elections in a video shown to supporters in Bangkok.
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Seven troops die in Thai bombing

Friday, June 15th 2007, 6:32

A roadside bomb blast kills at least seven soldiers patrolling in southern Thailand, police officials say.
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Schools torched in south Thailand

Thursday, June 14th 2007, 6:27

Thirteen schools are set on fire in restive southern Thailand, where teachers are increasingly a target.
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Ousted Thai PM 'free to return'

Tuesday, June 12th 2007, 12:09

The interim Thai prime minister says his exiled predecessor can return to fight a freeze on his $1.6bn assets.
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Thailand freezes Thaksin's assets

Monday, June 11th 2007, 13:46

Bank accounts belonging to Thailand ex-PM Thaksin Shinawatra have been frozen, the government says.
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Thai political party ban lifted

Tuesday, June 5th 2007, 8:48

Thailand's interim government lifts a ban on political party activities imposed after last September's coup.
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Ten soldiers killed in Thai blast

Thursday, May 31st 2007, 19:32

At least 10 soldiers are killed in a bomb attack by suspected militants in the Thai south, officials say.
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Thaksin supporters rally over ban

Thursday, May 31st 2007, 18:05

Supporters of the former Thai PM's now outlawed party hold protests in Bangkok amid tight security.
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Thai ex-PM's party ban 'unfair'

Thursday, May 31st 2007, 4:04

Leaders of former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra's party criticise a court ruling banning it.
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Thai ex-PM banned from politics

Wednesday, May 30th 2007, 17:49

Thailand's ousted PM Thaksin Shinawatra is banned from politics for five years after his party is found guilty of fraud.
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Thais await key political ruling

Wednesday, May 30th 2007, 6:20

Security is tight in Thailand ahead of a court ruling that could see the two main political parties disbanded.
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Thai king warns over court ruling

Friday, May 25th 2007, 7:45

Thailand's revered king voices concern over a court ruling on whether the two main parties should be disbanded.
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Australian hurt in Thai bombing

Tuesday, May 22nd 2007, 11:55
related countries: Aruba Aruba

An Australian photographer becomes the first foreign journalist injured in southern Thailand's insurgency.
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Ex-Thai PM in bid for Man City

Saturday, May 19th 2007, 10:51

Manchester City remain in discussions with a number of parties over a potential buyout.
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Laos hit by powerful quake

Wednesday, May 16th 2007, 11:37
related countries: Laos Laos, Vietnam Vietnam

An earthquake measuring 6.1 hits western Laos, shaking buildings as far away as Thailand and Vietnam.
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Laos hit by powerful earthquake

Wednesday, May 16th 2007, 9:58
related countries: Laos Laos
related places: Bangkok

An earthquake measuring 6.1 magnitude hits western Laos, shaking buildings as far away as Bangkok.
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Climate change 'can be tackled'

Friday, May 4th 2007, 6:39
related places: Bangkok

Experts at a UN climate change summit agree that emissions can be limited with small impacts on economies.
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Chinese object to climate draft

Tuesday, May 1st 2007, 7:41
related countries: China China
related places: Bangkok

China leads objections to a major report on climate economics being discussed by the IPCC in Bangkok.
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Thai coup leaders hire PR firm

Monday, April 30th 2007, 14:03

The militarily-imposed government of Thailand hires a public relations firm to improve its image abroad.
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Protest in Thailand for BBC man

Monday, April 30th 2007, 9:12

Foreign journalists in Thailand are to hold a rally in support of Alan Johnston, the BBC's Gaza reporter abducted seven weeks ago.
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Bangkok hosts key climate summit

Monday, April 30th 2007, 8:27
related places: Bangkok

A major conference on what needs to be done to combat climate change opens in Thailand's capital, Bangkok.
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Thai monks rally on religion call

Wednesday, April 25th 2007, 14:02
related places: Bangkok

Hundreds of Thai monks lead nine elephants in a march on Bangkok calling for Buddhism to be the national religion.
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Draft of Thai constitution agreed

Wednesday, April 18th 2007, 16:32

A draft of a new constitution for post-coup Thailand has been agreed, and now faces a referendum.
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Thai flash-flood deaths reach 35

Sunday, April 15th 2007, 4:11

The death toll in a flash flood that swept away local holidaymakers in southern Thailand reaches 35.
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Thai king pardons Swiss man

Thursday, April 12th 2007, 16:58
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Thailand's revered king pardons a Swiss man who was jailed for 10 years for defacing images of him.
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Thai PM undergoes hospital tests

Monday, April 9th 2007, 16:39

Thai Prime Minister Surayud Chulanont undergoes hospital checks, but officials deny he may resign.
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YouTube tries to resolve Thai ban

Saturday, April 7th 2007, 15:42

Video-sharing website YouTube offers to show Thailand how to block material that insults its king.
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