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  1. Thailand's 87-year-old king makes rare appearanceRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | Connecticut Post

    In this Dec. 5, 2012 file photo, Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej appears to address a crowd from the balcony at the Anantha Samakhom Throne Hall in Bangkok, Thailand, during his 85th birthday celebration. Thailand's 87-year-old monarch made a rare public appearance Tuesday, May 5, 2015 to mark the 65th anniversary celebrating his coronation.

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  2. Migrant graveyard arrests: Thai cop suspended, 4 suspects heldRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Straits Times

    An illegal migrant, one of four found alive near a mass grave in an area bordering Malaysia, is treated at Padang Besar Hospital in Songkhla, Thailand. -- PHOTO: THE NATION/ASIA NEWS NETWORK An illegal migrant, one of four found alive near a mass grave in an area bordering Malaysia, is treated at Padang Besar Hospital in Songkhla, Thailand.

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  3. Swamp forest at risk of fireRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    It has destroyed more than 200 rai of agricultural land, rubber plantations, palm trees and fruit orchards belonging to local farmers. The blaze is now just 30-40 metres away from the swamp research centre - located in the largest remaining freshwater swamp forest in Thailand, which is home to rare fauna and flora.

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  4. Ministry of Public Health to send another medical team to NepalRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Pattaya Mail

    NONTHABURI, 4 May 3015 - The Ministry of Public Health is set to send the second medical team to aid in helping rescue and relief operations for the public of Nepal affected by the earthquake disaster, says the DMS Deputy Director General. The Deputy Director-General of the Department of Medical Services Narong Aphikulvanich has revealed that the MOPH is preparing to send in the second medical team from Thailand to Nepal, to replace the first Thai medical team currently working in Nepal.

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  5. Army Chief checks investigation of Rohingya death caseRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Pattaya Mail

    The Commander in Chief of the Royal Thai Army today went to investigate the death case of about 30 Rohingya people on location, while urging a solution to eradicate human trafficking in Thailand. The Commander in Chief of the Royal Thai Army Gen Udomdej Sitabutr said that he had visited Songkhla province today to continue the investigation on searching for more Rohingya bodies buried at the border area.

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  6. Thai people smuggling crackdown creates fresh dangersRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Nation

    Dressed in ragged clothes, they had been caught close to a remote people smugglers' camp in southern Thailand's jungles where authorities found the remains of 26 people in shallow graves on the weekend. "When the police raided the camp we ran away to another one nearby," the eldest boy, 15, from Sittwe in Myanmar, told reporters in Bengali before he was driven away.

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  7. Good intentions not enoughRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    ... head of the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) wields power over the entire state - must realise that what Thailand faces can't be solved by authoritarian power. In three weeks the NCPO will mark the first anniversary of the May 22 coup. ...

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  8. Inglorious censorsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Sunday was Press Freedom Day, with no celebrations in Thailand for obvious reasons. Some 50 weeks ago, the first orders of the military coup-makers were aimed at the media.

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  9. More aid for NepalRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Thailand is preparing to send two more medical teams to quake-hit Nepal as health officials move to help more ravaged regions. One of the teams will travel to the city of Panchkhal, which is home to more than 1,500 families, after a report said medical help remains "inaccessible" in the heavily-damaged area and there are a number of injuries, the Public Health Ministry's deputy permanent secretary Surachet Sathitniramai said yesterday.

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  10. Kingpins in the bullseyeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    ... Satun is one of the five coastal provinces by the Andaman Sea, where Rohingya are believed to illegally enter Thailand by boat. The arrested suspects all face charges of human trafficking, detention and ransom. Another charge of carrying a firearm ...

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  11. Post your commentRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception on Santisuk Road, which boasts beautiful stained-glass windows depicting Christian saints, is on Chanthaburi's must-visit list. The Tourism Authority of Thailand is using its "2015 Discover Thainess" campaign to lure foreign tourists to hidden gems - 12 provinces most people miss on their trips here.

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  12. Thai police arrest Rohingya man behind human smuggling network in jungle campRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Straits Times

    Villagers burying coffins containing the remains of suspected Rohingya migrants at a Muslim cemetery in Thailand's Songkhla province on Sunday after recovering them from a mass grave in an abandoned jungle camp. -- PHOTOS: EUROPEAN PRESSPHOTO AGENCY, REUTERS Villagers burying coffins containing the remains of suspected Rohingya migrants at a Muslim cemetery in Thailand's Songkhla province on Sunday after recovering them from a mass grave in an abandoned jungle camp.

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  13. Dog rescues baby from trashRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    The dog's act of heroism occurred in front of a house in Pattana Villa housing estate. Noi Phongsakorn, 63, a witness, said he saw two stray dogs fighting over something that looked like a doll near a rubbish bin in front of the estate on his way to a market on Sunday night.

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  14. Microsoft First to Support 'Middle Finger' EmojiRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | PC Magazine

    ... Damon Poeter got his start in journalism working for the English-language daily newspaper The Nation in Bangkok, Thailand. He covered everything from local news to sports and entertainment before settling on technology in the mid-2000s. Prior to ...

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  15. What's Up With the 'Secret' Apple Watch Port?Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | PC Magazine

    ... Damon Poeter got his start in journalism working for the English-language daily newspaper The Nation in Bangkok, Thailand. He covered everything from local news to sports and entertainment before settling on technology in the mid-2000s. Prior to ...

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  16. Top strawweight prospect Pongsiri Mitsatit on his return to the cage at FMD 5Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | MMA Mania

    ... he has decided to turn his full-time attention to the sport of MMA. "I retired from Muay Thai after I won the North Thailand Championship five months ago. I will be focusing on MMA from this point on. I love Muay Thai, but MMA has a better future ...

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  17. Mentor Series: Barbara Banks' Thai TourRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Popular Photography

    For the photographer, this shot of two novice monks near the old gate in Chiang Mai, Thailand, "was an exercise in patience and watching for patterns." "My mentor series adventure in Thailand worked on so many levels," says the IT specialist from Huntsville, AL, Barbara Banks.

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  18. Ask Dr. Science: Scott Walker EditionRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | The Progressive

    ... host of the NPR quiz show Wait Wait. . . Don't Tell Me! These days Coffey is retired and living in Chiang Mai, Thailand, but I was able to get in touch with him and begged him to conjure-up Dr. Science once again so that the good doctor could weigh ...

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  19. 4 suspects held, top cop suspendedRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    An illegal migrant, one of the four found alive near a mass grave in a Thai area bordering Malaysia, eats a snack at Padang Besar Hospital in Songkhla's Sadao district yesterday. Photo: The Nation Thailand's national police chief said yesterday that the head of Satun police will be suspended from duty in connection with the ongoing investigation into human traffickers active near the southern border.

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  20. Akyra Manor Hotel Chiang Mai to Open in ThailandRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Hotel Business

    Thailand-based boutique hotel group AHMS The Collection, together with Singaporean design firm Manor Studio, plan to open akyra Manor Hotel Chiang Mai, a five-star, all-suite hotel on July 1. Akyra Manor Chiang Mai, a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World, will be located on Nimmanhaemin Soi 9. Known locally as "Coffee St.," Nimmanhaemin Soi 9 is home to a collection of boutiques, galleries, bars and cafs. The hotel's distinctive exterior is inspired by the crumbling brickwork that forms the city's ancient wall, and its modern suites are created around a distinctive "courtyard within the room" concept, according to the hotel group.

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