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  1. Yingluck defends slave-tackling effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    32 min ago | Bangkok Post

    ... took office, we tried to address the issue and put into place a plan for more effective solutions. It paid off when Thailand was not downgraded to Tier-3 in the [US State Department's Trafficking in Persons] 2013 report," she wrote on her Facebook ...

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  2. An American who says a fellow countrymanRead the original story w/Photo

    32 min ago | Bangkok Post

    A US judge is expected to decide next month whether a Florida man will be extradited to Thailand to face charges of kidnapping a fellow American in Phuket. Shawn Abraham Shaw, 43, maintains he is innocent of the charges brought against him by Thai authorities.

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  3. Mercurial Thai junta ruler becoming well-known for his poorly-chosen wordsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | South China Morning Post

    ... remarks about getting smacked, or punched - or even executed. Such is life for members of the press covering Thailand's notoriously testy military ruler. Since leading a coup that ousted Thailand's elected government last May, general-turned-prime ...

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  4. In Thailand, a mercurial junta ruler known for his wordsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... Sarcastic remarks about getting smacked, or punched - or even executed. Such is life for the press corps covering Thailand's notoriously testy military ruler. Since leading a putsch that ousted Thailand's elected government last May, ...

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  5. Voigt making big waves in ThailandRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | St. Albert Gazette

    Carlie Voigt must be having the time of her life. She just turned 18 and she's in the middle of spending a full year in Thailand.

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  6. UAE Pavilion at the Bangkok International Book Fair visited by Thai princessRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | AME Info

    ... The UAE is participating as a Guest of Honour in the fair. Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of Thailand visited the UAE Pavilion following the opening of the fair on Thursday, and was received by Sheikha Bodour bint Sultan Al ...

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  7. MRTA security goes to the dogsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Once he sniffed the small white box placed in the corner of the room, Maggie sat patiently beside it, waiting for the back-up team. Maggie sniffs a suspicious-looking box placed in a corner of the MRTA's Thailand Cultural Centre station during a demonstration.

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  8. Thais invited to exhibition marking Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn's birthdayRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Pattaya Mail

    ... as she turns 60 on April 2 this year. In cooperation with the Provincial Administration Organization Council of Thailand and Siam Paragon Development Company Limited, the event will take place during April 1-8 at Siam Paragon Shopping Center in ...

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  9. Japan is likely to undertake Kanjanaburi route railway projectRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Pattaya Mail

    BANGKOK, 27 Mar 2015, Thailand is prepared to discuss a joint railway project with Japan on March 31st, said Transport Minister Air Chief Marshal Prajin Janthong. According to the minister, the details of the project will be concluded in May, which include the designation of the route that Japan will undertake and other investment specifics, before the two sides establish a joint committee to study further details.

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  10. Turk drugged, robbed by prostituteRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Pattaya Mail

    A Turkish man lost 70,000 baht after being drugged and robbed by a prostitute he brought back to his Pattaya hotel room. A woozy Ethem Kabak, 45, called police to his room around 1 a.m. March 17, telling them he'd hired a streetwalker from Walking Street for 2,500 baht to stay with him overnight.

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  11. Food, retail promotions key to summer tourism, THA saysRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Pattaya Mail

    At a March 17 meeting of the Thai Hotels Association Eastern Region, President Sanphet Suphabuansathien said the Thailand Splash and Spice restaurant promotion running through May 31, the July 1-Sept. 30 Amazing Thailand Grand Sale, and ongoing 365 Days promotion for Thais will be key to low-season business.

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  12. Nazareth Academy Student Qualifies for American Invitational Mathematics ExaminationRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... the premier international high school level problem solving contest. This year the IMO will be held in Chiang Mai, Thailand, July 4-16, 2015. Nazareth Academy, a Catholic, coeducational, college preparatory high school serving families from 55 ...

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  13. Was Your Seafood Caught By Slaves? AP Uncovers Unsavory TradeRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Workers in Benjina, Indonesia, load fish into a cargo ship bound for Thailand last November. Seafood caught by slaves mixes in with other fish at a number of sites in Thailand, including processing plants.

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  14. Export-grade mango grown in Phichit damaged by recent stormy weatherRead the original story

    Thursday | Pattaya Mail

    ... Phichit have been pummeled by heavy rain, gusty winds and hail caused by the tropical storm prevailing over Thailand. Losses totaling about 100 million baht have been reported, after the mangoes became blemished as well as severely damaged. ...

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  15. 28 provinces still affected by drought crisisRead the original story

    Thursday | Pattaya Mail

    The Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation has revealed that 28 provinces are currently affected by the drought crisis. According to DDOM Director General Chatchai Promlert, more than 7,000 villages in 28 provinces across Thailand have been facing water shortage problems since October last year.

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  16. Poll: Bangkok governor still popular among BangkokiansRead the original story

    Thursday | Pattaya Mail

    Bangkok Governor Mom Rajawongse Sukhumbhand Paripatra remains popular among Bangkok residents during the past two years, according to a recent survey by Bangkok University Research Center. Based on the 10-point evaluation system, the performance of Bangkok Metropolitan Administration with M.R. Sukhumband at the helm has risen to 6.22 points, up from 5.65 points last year.

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  17. Hat Yai seeks popular votes as the world's most lovable and sustainable cityRead the original story

    Thursday | Pattaya Mail

    Songkhla's Hat Yai Municipality, a big southern city of Thailand, is inviting people to vote for it as the most lovable and sustainable city in the world, by Friday 27th March 2015. The "We Love Hatyai" campaign is seeking votes to help the city win the People's Choice Award which is part of the event "Earth Hour City: a Wake Up Call for Cities" organized by the World Wildlife Fund - the leading organization in wildlife conservation and protecting endangered species.

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  18. Pacific Holidays Offers Deals to Vibrant and Exciting Thailand for an Amazing PriceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | PR Leap

    March 24, 2015 - Pacific Holidays, a leader in travel to Asia and the South Pacific, is offering great deals on Thailand vacations at a fantastic price , and now is the time to book your trip. You an enjoy 10 Days/8 Nights from just $1,799 per person , and that includes airfare from LAX, SFO, JFK, or IAH.

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  19. Navy begins EU-standards inspection of Sattahip fishing fleetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Pattaya Mail

    The Royal Thai Navy and four government agencies began their inspection of Sattahip-area fishing boats, ensuring they are registered and meeting international standards to protect Thailand's seafood exports to the European Union. Adm. Sucheep Wangmaitree of the Maritime Enforcement Coordinating Center Area 1 joined officials from provincial labor protection, employment, management and social welfare agencies with five vessels in the March 10 operation out of the navy's Klang Ao Pier.

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  20. Princess renames island after herselfRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    HRH Princess Sirivannavari Nariratana has renamed an island in Phangnga province after being impressed by its white sandy beaches and crystal clear water. The princess made the decision after holidaying on the island last week, according to Jeerasak Chookwamdee, director-general of the Fifth Conservation Area Administration Office in Nakhon Si Thammarat province, under the Department of Natural Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation.

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