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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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Bangkok plot 'targeted Israelis'

Thursday, February 16th 2012, 12:31
related countries: Israel Israel
related places: Bangkok

A group of Iranians detained after prematurely exploding bombs in Bangkok on Tuesday planned to target two Israeli diplomats, Thai police believe.
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Iranians arrested over Thai bombs

Wednesday, February 15th 2012, 16:31
related places: Bangkok

Four suspects, all believed to be Iranian, are connected to explosions in Bangkok on Tuesday and one is still at large, Thai police say.
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VIDEO: Thailand releases bomber CCTV

Wednesday, February 15th 2012, 12:20
related countries: Georgia Georgia, India India, Iran Iran, Israel Israel
related places: Bangkok

Israel is blaming Iran for Tuesday's botched explosions in Bangkok. They came a day after two bombs targeted Israeli diplomats in India and Georgia.
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'Iranian' bomber in Thai blasts

Tuesday, February 14th 2012, 18:11
related places: Bangkok

A suspected Iranian bomber has his legs blown off in one of three explosions, while attempting to attack police, in the Thai capital, Bangkok.
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VIDEO: And for lunch... roasted rat

Tuesday, February 14th 2012, 15:25

Rat-catchers in Thailand are taking advantage of a rise in demand for rodent meat.
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Japan economy worse than forecast

Monday, February 13th 2012, 1:14
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan's economy shrinks more than expected between October and December as a rising yen and floods in Thailand hurt businesses.
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Keothavong in Pattaya Open exit

Thursday, February 9th 2012, 13:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British number two Anne Keothavong has exited the Pattaya Open in Thailand after losing her second-round match 6-4 7-5 to Sania Mirza.
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Nissan profits up on global sales

Wednesday, February 8th 2012, 9:50

Nissan reports a 3.6% rise its profit for the October to December quarter despite disruptions caused by floods in Thailand.
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Sony reports further heavy losses

Thursday, February 2nd 2012, 7:57
related countries: Japan Japan

Japanese electronics giant Sony reports another quarterly loss after sales were hit by lower production following the floods in Thailand.
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Calls for change over Thai 'royal insult' law

Wednesday, February 1st 2012, 14:09

Calls for change over Thai 'royal insult' law
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Honda sees sharp drop in profit

Tuesday, January 31st 2012, 7:47
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Honda

Honda, announces a 41% drop in quarterly profit, as it continues to feel the impact of Japan's natural disasters and the floods in Thailand.
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VIDEO: Thai poachers target elephants for meat

Monday, January 30th 2012, 14:32

Thailand's wildlife experts say that elephants could face extinction if they continue to be hunted as a source of meat.
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Making Bangkok flood-proof

Thursday, January 26th 2012, 1:44
related places: Bangkok

Canal-dwellers anger at plans to evict them to flood-proof Bangkok
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VIDEO: New year fireworks explosion kills four

Wednesday, January 25th 2012, 17:13

An explosion at a firework display in Thailand to celebrate the lunar new year has killed four people and injured dozens.
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Thai police find bomb materials

Monday, January 16th 2012, 9:27

Police in Thailand find a large supply of materials for making bombs, following the detention of a suspect with alleged links to Hezbollah.
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Thai arrest after US threat alert

Friday, January 13th 2012, 14:02
related countries: United States United States
related places: Bangkok

A suspected Lebanese Hezbollah militant is arrested in Thailand after the US warns its citizens in Bangkok to be alert for a "possible terror threat".
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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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