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  1. AEC threat to private schoolsRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | The Nation

    INCREASINGLY fierce competition from the upcoming Asean Economic Community could drive between 10 and 30 per cent of Thai private schools out of business, a study has suggested. Conducted by the Office of the Private Education Commission and the Nakhon Si Thammarat Rajabhat University, the study seeks to assess impacts from the upcoming AEC.

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  2. Medal haul for Thai inventorsRead the original story

    Saturday May 23 | The Nation

    THAI STUDENTS won 12 medals and special prizes at the Asian Young Inventors Exhibition 2015 in Kuala Lumpur. The haul consisted of one gold, four silver and three bronze medals as well as four special prizes.

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  3. Thai students win 12 awards from AYIE 2015 competition in Kuala LumpurRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | Pattaya Mail

    Thai students have made name abroad by winning a total of twelve medals - one gold, four silvers, three bronzes as well as another four special prizes - from Asian Young Inventors Exhibition 2015 , according to Secretary-General of the Basic Education Commission Kamol Rodklai. AYIE is part of the International Invention, Innovation & Technology Exhibition , a platform for the world's most prolific inventors from 21 countries in Asia and Europe to showcase their inventions.

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  4. Robinson Department StoreRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | The Nation

    The company has been promoting its profitability to compensate for declining sales after 1Q15 same store sales fell 6.6%yoy. ROBIN plans to increase its leasable space by opening more Lifestyle Centers .

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  5. EU urges Myanmar, Thailand to take action over RohingyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | The Daily Star

    Myanmar migrants and Rohingya Muslims are escorted by Thai police as they are charged in Nakhon Si Thammarat province on March 30, 2015. File photo: AFP European Union lawmakers are calling on Myanmar to end the persecution of Rohingya Muslims and for Thailand to launch investigations into reports of mass graves of the Muslim minority.

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  6. Vietnamese refugee returns to Thailand to hunt for sisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Pattaya Mail

    More than three decades after his sister was pulled off a refugee boat by pirates in the Gulf of Thailand, a Vietnamese man has returned to Thailand to find her, offering a half-million baht reward. Wor Wang Dao, 47, met with Pattaya police May 5 to publicize his quest for sister Wor Wang Tuiay, who has been missing since 1981.

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  7. Reuters: Thailand's trafficking crackdown adds to...Read the original story

    Monday May 18 | Burmanet

    A crackdown on human trafficking networks in Thailand is putting migrants fleeing Myanmar and Bangladesh at more risk as smugglers hold their captives for longer at sea and hide deeper in the jungle, say activists and officials. Police have found more than 30 bodies, mostly believed to be of stateless Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar, since last Friday after raiding camps in the country's south where migrants were held for ransom under brutal conditions.

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  8. 'Supermax' jail counters drug traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | The Nation

    JUSTICE Minister General Paiboon Koomchaya says the authorities will eradicate drug trafficking at Ratchaburi's Khao Bin Prison following the establishment of a super-maximum security section at the facility. In keeping with Paiboon's emphasis on inmate rehabilitation, the prison has adjusted its other zone, Area 9, to be a special detention facility to support "supermax" inmates who pass a behavioural assessment.

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  9. PM: Myanmar can't be forcedRead the original story

    Friday May 15 | The Nation

    THAILAND could not force countries to attend a regional meeting in Bangkok this month to discuss how to manage the crisis over Bangladeshi and Rohingya migrants as every country has its own dignity, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said yesterday. He was referring to a surprising outburst by a Myanmar's presidential office director Zaw Htay, who said his country would not attend the meeting on May 29 and that Bangkok had initiated the summit simply to divert attention from such problems.

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  10. Myanmar can't be forced, says Thai PMRead the original story

    Saturday May 16 | Asia News Network

    Thailand could not force countries to attend a regional meeting in Bangkok this month to discuss how to manage the crisis over Bangladeshi and Rohingya migrants as every country has its own dignity, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said yesterday. He was referring to a surprising outburst by a Myanmar's presidential office director Zaw Htay, who said his country would not attend the meeting on May 29 and that Bangkok had initiated the summit simply to divert attention from such problems.

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  11. Assets seized from traffickers total Bt204mRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | The Nation

    THE VALUE of assets frozen or seized from those suspected of trafficking Rohingya and other migrants has hit Bt204 million so far, according to an area police commander tasked with suppressing the illicit business. More than Bt100 million worth of the assets are based in Ranong province, Bt29 million in Satun and another Bt75 million in Nakhon Si Thammarat, Pol Maj-General Paween Phongsirin said yesterday, adding that the assets can be reclaimed if the owners can produce valid proof of purchase.

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  12. National Police Deputy Commander gives orders on anti-human trafficking policies in Nakhon Si ThammaratRead the original story

    Thursday May 14 | Pattaya Mail

    The National Police Deputy Commander has issued orders on anti-human trafficking policies in Nakhon Si Thammarat province, while following up on the situation. Suspects believed involved in human trafficking were also handed over to face trial and charges.

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  13. Comment: 14Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Bangkok Post

    Rohingya migrants rescued from jungle camps are detained at the Hat Yai district city hall, but Songkhla province residents want them to move on, not stay in government-approved shelters. They expressed their dissatisfaction after Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Tuesday said the government was discussing establishing holding centres for Rohingya and trafficked migrants.

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  14. Senior officer accused of diverting police fundsRead the original story

    Wednesday May 13 | Bangkok Post

    Pol Col Santirak Sanyapiboon, head of Thung Song police station's investigative unit, alleged the station chief Pol Col Somchai Suatortrakul of keeping half of the 80,000 baht monthly funding provided by the Royal Thai Police for crime investigation and suppression, Daily News Online reported. The report said Pol Col Santirak made a sudden visit to Nakhon Si Thammarat Provincial Police Division to convey a complaint about his boss's alleged misconduct to deputy national police chief Pol Gen Ake Angsananont, just after he chaired a meeting with senior police on the Rohingya trafficking issue.

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  15. Thousands of boat people in dozens more campsRead the original story

    Monday May 11 | Asia News Network

    There could be 10,000 boat people detained near the Thai-Malaysian border in more than 100 detention camps, held in custody by guards who are both locals and Rohingya, according to a top official in a humanitarian mission of the Chularatchamontree, Thailand's Muslim spiritual leader. There could be up to 70 camps in Songkhla alone, scattered throughout the province and run by a network gangs.

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  16. 100 camps, 10,000 held captiveRead the original story

    Monday May 11 | The Daily Star

    There could be 10,000 boat people detained near the Thai-Malaysian border in more than 100 detention camps, held in custody by guards who are both locals and Rohingya, according to a top official in a humanitarian mission of the Chularatchamontree, Thailand's Muslim spiritual leader. There could be up to 70 camps in Songkhla alone, scattered throughout the province and run by a network gangs.

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  17. Thousands fight plan to close Nakhon Pathom museumRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | The Nation

    THOUSANDS gathered in Nakhon Pathom province yesterday to oppose plans to close down the only national museum in their hometown. Despite the sweltering heat, the crowd in front of the Nakhon Pathom Administra-tive Organisation continued to grow once their rally kicked off at 3pm.

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  18. Museum row shows how public needs to play its partRead the original story

    Monday May 11 | The Nation

    DESPITE changes to society fuelled largely by the digital era, the Thai community still makes little effort to adjust its approach to public affairs. A row between local residents in Nakhon Pathom and the Culture Ministry's Fine Arts Department is one example of this slow adjustment and lack of interest.

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  19. Rohingya family's dream of a better life dashedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | The Daily Star

    Myanmar migrants and Rohingya Muslims are escorted by Thai police as they are charged in Nakhon Si Thammarat province on March 30, 2015.THAILAND OUT/AFP PHOTO All he wanted was a better future for his family, but now he is not even sure whether they will have a roof over their heads tomorrow. Mohamed Khalim Mubarak Shah, 23, was willing to bring his 20-year-old wife and three-year-old son to face the storm and danger, being starved and cramped with hundreds of others in a boat from Myanmar in the hope of landing a job in Malaysia.

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  20. Germans push 'green' water projects for Thailand, not 'grey'Read the original story

    Sunday May 10 | The Nation

    LEARNING from mistakes made in Germany, a German institution has now recommended that Thailand adopts a greener approach while fighting floods and drought. Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit made it clear at a recent dialogue forum that ecosystem-based water management projects in Germany are proving more effective than traditional solid irrigation infrastructure.

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