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

    Monday Feb 23 |

    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.


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

    Thursday Feb 12 | 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.


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

    Thursday Feb 12 | 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.


  4. linkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 8 | 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.


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

    Sunday Feb 8 | 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.


  6. Union announce new trialistsRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 5 | The Brotherly Game

    The Union made quite a splash when they dropped their Daily Doop on Wednesday evening. The post recapped a few intrasquad scrimmages from earlier today, mentioning four previously unannounced trialists in the process.


  7. Indictment in Shin shareholding caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Bangkok Post

    Attorney-General Trakul Winitnaiyapak has ordered the indictment of Surin Upatkoon, the main shareholder of Kularb Kaew Co, on a charge of being a nominee of Singapore's investment arm Temasek Holdings in the telecom firm Shin Corp, later renamed Intouch Plc. Santhanee Disayabutr, deputy spokesperson of the Office of the Attorney General, said the indictment order was issued on Jan 21. Mr Surin is alleged to have violated the Foreign Business Act that limits foreign shareholding in businesses in Thailand to 49%.


  8. Indictment in Shin shareholding caseRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Bangkok Post

    Santhanee Disayabutr, deputy spokesperson of the Office of the Attorney General, said the indictment order was issued on Jan 21. Mr Surin is alleged to have violated the Foreign Business Act that limits foreign shareholding in businesses in Thailand to 49%. The case concerns Shin Corp the Shinawatra family of former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra sold to holding companies linked to Temasek Holdings in Jan 2006.


  9. 1.36 tonne cannabis bustRead the original story

    Monday Feb 2 | Bangkok Post

    Pol Maj Gen Kittisan Detsunthornwat, deputy commissioner of Provincial Police Region 8, told a press conference on Monday that the convoy had been stopped at seaside Bang Saphan-Chumphon Road in Don Yang sub-district of Pathiu district on Saturday. The vehicles were registered in Bangkok.


  10. Begging paid school bills for her 4 childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Bangkok Post

    Learning > Learning From News After business failure, debt & disabled arm drove her into begging, for 10 years their children back home in Surin never knew mom & dad supported them by begging. , she and her husband raised four children and sent them to school.


  11. 40% of digital TV coupons redeemedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Bangkok Post

    Some 7.07 million digital TV subsidy coupons have been distributed to Thai families, with the average redemption rate of over 40%, says the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission . Takorn Tantasith, the NBTC secretary-general, said the regulator was satisfied with the coupon redemption rate after the scheme began in October.


  12. Seven hurt by explosion at LPG stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Bangkok Post

    Seven technicians were injured by a gas explosion when they were carrying out an annual inspection of valves at an LPG service station on Monday evening. Police said the explosion occurred around 5.30pm Monday at an LPG station on the Surin-Sikhoraphum Road in Sikhoraphum district.


  13. Time to push ties with Phnom PenhRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2015 | The Nation

    Now would be an opportune moment for Thailand and Cambodia to push ahead with tasks to enhance bilateral ties while conservatives and nationalists here still retain faith in the junta-run government. The government under Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha should realise that the honeymoon period is fast running out.


  14. A day in photosRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | Bangkok Post

    Chefs from five-star hotels in Bangkok get together in Chiang Rai to cook a macaroni with meatballs and tomato sauce on a pan measuring four metres in width. The food was made for 1,000 children affected by earthquakes in the northern border province.


  15. NRC charter forums begin SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 | Bangkok Post

    The National Reform Council's subcommittee on public participation will begin taking opinions from the general public on the content of a new constitution on Jan 17-18, with a forum in Suphan Buri province, panel chairwoman Thawilburi Burikul said on Monday. Mrs Thawilburi said the forum will hear opinions on issues such as reconciliation, the qualifications of good politicians, how to be a good citizen, solutions to corruption problems and how to narrow social disparities.


  16. Police arrest 7, seize 1m meth pillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 | Bangkok Post

    Police have arrested seven Chiang Rai residents who are alleged to be members of a Myanmar-based drug ring and seized more than 1.1 million methamphetamine tablets. The seven suspects were apprehended on Saturday and taken to a press conference at the Narcotics Suppression Bureau on Sunday.


  17. BEC World sees flat revenue in 2014Read the original story

    Jan 8, 2015 | The Nation

    BEC World, the parent company of Channel 3, expects flat revenue growth year on year in 2014, mainly due to a drop in advertising spending and fierce competition from new terrestrial-based digital TV broadcasters. In line with other media companies in the industry, BEC World also suffered from a decline in advertising spending last year.


  18. Thai government sector not yet readyRead the original story

    Jan 7, 2015 | The Nation

    The Thai government sector is still unready to protect Thailand's national interest in the Asean Community, said former Asean secretary general Surin Pitsuwan. The private sector however is ready for the Asean Community in its knowledge and experience in competition.


  19. The SurvivorRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2014 | Bangkok Post

    'Oh my god, it's massive," said Claire Lester's older brother, Adrian, as he took a final glance out towards the ocean. They would be the last words Claire would hear him utter, as her family clambered inside their seaside bungalow.


  20. Post-tsunami threat to Thai Sea Gypsies' way of lifeRead the original story

    Dec 25, 2014 |

    When the Indian Ocean tsunami struck southern Thailand ten years ago, the Moken, a nomadic people living on a string of islands along Thailand's Andaman coast, were the first to be affected. Despite escaping the worst ravages of the waves - their animist oral tradition told them to head to high ground or out to deep water when a tsunami threatened - the Moken, known as sea gypsies or nomads, found their lifestyle under threat by the focus of governments and NGOs in the aftermath of the disaster.