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  1. 'Furious 7' Scores Thailand Release Despite Tony Jaa Contract DisputeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter

    A judge in the Southeast Asian country has thrown out an injunction imposed against the movie late last week after a hearing that involved Universal Pictures and Thai martial arts star Tony Jaa. Local film company Sahamongkolfilm International claims it has a multi-decade contract with the actor, which it is attempting to enforce and is seeking $49 million in damages.


  2. Turner's Pogo makes headway into Thailand with Channel 3Read the original story

    21 hrs ago | Indian Television

    MUMBAI: Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific has partnered with Thai free-to-air broadcaster Channel 3 to host a daily two-hour programming block of Pogo-branded content from 30 March. The block offers a mix of animated and live-action original content from Pogo that was launched in India by Turner in 2004.


  3. An amazing guidebookRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangkok Post

    Go to any bookshop here and you will find a shelf full of guides to Thailand, many penned by farangs, several with lovely scenic photos. They cover much the same ground.


  4. Passing of a statesmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Bangkok Post

    Thailand has lost a staunch ally while Asean will sorely miss a source of wisdom, guidance and inspiration with the death yesterday of Lee Kuan Yew - Singapore's first and longest-serving prime minister. In Singapore, a man bows at Tanjong Pagar Community Club to pay respect after the announcement that former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew had died.


  5. Unparallel under the waterRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 21 | The Daily Star

    The semi-nomadic Moken people, living along the coasts of Burma and Thailand, are hunter-gatherers who for centuries have harvested the sea's bounty. They use traditional diving methods to this day, instead of modern masks or scuba gear.


  6. Commerce delays third rice auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Bangkok Post

    A farmer in Suphan Buri use a harvesting truck to harvest rice from their field on March 16, 2015. The Commerce Ministry has delayed the next auction of rice from the government stockpile to avoid bringing down the price during the second-crop harvest.


  7. Thailand arrests 2 in ivory smugglingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | NWAonline

    Thai authorities on Thursday arrested two men accused of being behind a transnational ivory trade network after seizing more than 290 pounds of African ivory. Thailand is one of the top destinations for African ivory smuggling in Asia and has been threatened with international sanctions if it doesn't show progress in combating the problem.


  8. Malaysian, Thai arrested for ivory smugglingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Bangkok Post

    Police officers show seized smuggled ivory during a press conference at the police headquarters on Thursday. Police on Thursday arrested two men they said were behind a transnational ivory trade network after seizing more than 100 kilogrammes of African ivory in the biggest bust in recent years.


  9. Professor rallies to save sea lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Bangkok Post

    When Asst Prof Thon Thamrongnawasawat comes out to speak, you know that marine life is in clear and present danger. In the last two weeks, his name returned to the spotlight after he posted an open letter online lamenting the environmental degradation of Similan National Marine Park in the Andaman Sea, especially the condition of the coral reefs and marine environment at the beautiful and popular Koh Tachai.


  10. Public participation will help create strong organic democracyRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 15 | The Nation

    PEOPLE HAVE BEEN very enthusiastic in offering ideas for the new constitution and national reform, according to Thawilwadee Bureekul, who leads the committee on gathering opinions and public participation. The panel chair, who is also a member of the Constitution Drafting Committee , said she hoped the public forums would give rise to "organic democracy", one that is "non-toxic" for Thailand.


  11. Prayut seeks tax system overhaulRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | The Nation

    PRIME MINISTER General Prayut Chan-o-cha yesterday pointed to the need for restructuring the country's entire tax system in order to increase government revenue, as more funds are needed to support investment in infrastructure. He said local administrations had been able to collect Bt70 billion so far this fiscal year, or 15 per cent of the tax-revenue target, but the government had to allocate funds from the central budget to cover the balance of their spending.


  12. West failing to recognise importance of SE Asia, Wharton dean tells forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | The Nation

    Simon Tay, chairman of Singapore Institute of International Affairs, Surin Pitsuwan, former secretary-general of Asean, Tan Sri Dato SOUTHEAST Asia is the most important region of the world that the people in the West know the least about, the dean of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania told a forum in Bangkok yesterday. The unprecedented rise of the middle class along with the expected increase of investment in infrastructure mean that the Asean region will become one of the main economic drivers of the world for many years to come, Geoffrey Garrett said.


  13. wins 17th straight - Best in the East' awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Pattaya Mail

    Suwanthep Malhotra, director of Pattaya Mail Media Group, receives the Best Mass Media of the Eastern Region award from Major General Surin Paeto, commander of the 1st Army Support Command, Chonburi. Other Best Mass Media awards included Noppadon Thongmark, Channel 3's Chonburi correspondent, for TV best crime reporting; Nattapat Srisuwan, Chonburi reporter for the national Thai Rath Thai-language newspaper, also for crime reporting; and Wisarn Saengcharoen of BBTV Channel 7 for best documentary program.


  14. Jumbo protection scheme to be launchedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Bangkok Post

    An elephants study programme will be launched in Ayutthaya to promote the importance of the pachyderm that is under threat of maltreatment and famine. Ittiphan Khaolamai, manager of the Ayutthaya Royal Elephant Kraal, or Wang Chang Ayutthaya Lae Paniat, in Ayutthaya province, said on Thursday a group of academics is working with the Ayutthaya Royal Elephant Kraal to set up a programme to promote the importance of elephant.


  15. Choice of Bangkok as the venue for Wharton forum 'sign of confidence'Read the original story

    Sunday Mar 8 | The Nation

    Bangkok will be hosting the 2015 Wharton Global Forum this week, which will draw more than 500 participants, including executives from across the world. "This is the first such forum to be held in Thailand, which shows that there is foreign confidence in the country," Kongkiat Opaswongkarn, chief executive officer of Asia Plus Securities Plc, said.


  16. Waikato boy Jack Lanting rescues ill-treated elephantRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 |

    Jack Lanting and Elephant Nature Park founder Lek Chaillert, in the river at the park after the rescue of Sook Sai. Sook Sai is about 40 years old, she's had a hard life.


  17. Najib: Asean must tackle a insidiousa extremismRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | The Star Online

    KUALA LUMPUR: Asean needs to deal with the "insidious" threat of extremism and radicalism to ensure peace and stability for the region to prosper, said Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak. The lack of peace and stability can undermine the region, the Prime Minister added during a question and answer session at the launching of the inaugural Asean Capital Market CEO Summit here yesterday.


  18. If Only Altantuya & Anwar Were as Comfy! Najib says he is sleeping well despite Mas disastersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Malaysia Chronicle

    Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak told a business summit today he was sleeping well at night despite dealing with the twin Malaysia Airlines tragedies last year. "I'm sleeping well at night, Alhamdullilah.


  19. linkRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | The Recorder

    Last October, when her debate team placed first in a tournament at Stoneleigh-Burnham School and she placed second over all, Claire Lane of Greenfield didn't expect she would competing with the world's best high school public speakers in Hong Kong this spring.


  20. How Thai elephants' work conditions improved with volunteers' helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | South China Morning Post

    Tourists love elephants. Every year, millions of visitors travelling to countries like Thailand and Cambodia enjoy riding on their backs, or watching them perform circus tricks like balancing on a stool or riding a custom-made bicycle.