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  1. Thai military ruler apologizes for bikini commentRead the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | The Republic

    Thailand's military ruler apologized Thursday for suggesting that foreigners visiting the country's world-famous beaches might be unsafe wearing bikinis in the wake of the killing of two British tourists this week. The bodies of the man and woman were found bludgeoned on the scenic resort island of Koh Tao on Monday, dealing another blow to a tourist industry which has been struggling to recover since the army seized power in May. Gen.

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  2. Thai ruler apologizes for saying bikini-clad tourists may be unsafeRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | San Jose Mercury News

    Thailand's junta chief and prime minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha answers reporters' questions during a press conference in Bangkok on September 18, 2014. Thailand's junta chief apologised on September 18, 2014 for suggesting tourists in bikinis could be more vulnerable to attack, comments which caused an international outcry following the brutal murder of two British holidaymakers.

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  3. Thailanda s PM: Only ugly people are safe in bikinis hereRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | New York Post

    Thailand's prime minister, Prayuth Chan-ocha, has sparked outrage with his comments in the wake of the brutal murders of two tourists. Chan-ocha warned that female visitors who wear bikinis may not be safe - unless they are ugly, the Huffington Post reports.

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  4. Thailand: Teach in Thailand for 4 to 6 Months. Great Benefits Included. Apply ASAPRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | TEFL.com

    ... District: Wichianburi Teachers needed: 2 Wichianburi is located in Phetchabun Province in the North East (Isan) of Thailand, situated 221 km from Bangkok. Mountain climbing is very popular amongst tourists. There are a lot of old Temples and ruins ...

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  5. Thai PM 'sorry' for bikini remarks after...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Suria

    Thailand's junta chief apologised Thursday for suggesting tourists in bikinis could be more vulnerable to attack, comments which caused an international outcry following the brutal murder of two British holidaymakers. Prayut Chan-O-Cha, who is also prime minister, on Wednesday drew condemnation after questioning the safety of female tourists in the kingdom in off-the-cuff comments to government officials.

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  6. Thai PM apologises for 'bikini' remarkRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha Thursday apologised for an offhand remark that equated wearing bikini with unsafety for tourists. The comment has sparked international outrage following the murder of a young British couple on an island in Thailand.

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  7. Autopsy shows British tourists died from blowsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Pattaya Mail

    The two British tourists whose bodies were found on a beach in southern Thailand earlier this week died from hard objects hitting their heads. DNA tests are expected to be known tomorrow, Pol Maj Gen Dr Pornchai Sutheerakun, commander of Police General Hospital's Institute of Forensic Medicine, said today.

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  8. China's President "Open-minded And Realistic", Says Dalai LamaRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

    ... -- BERNAMA The Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, was established on 8 August 1967 in Bangkok, Thailand, with the signing of the ASEAN Declaration (Bangkok Declaration) by the Founding Fathers of ASEAN, namely Indonesia, Malaysia, ...

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  9. Japanese Researchers Find New Clue To Alzheimer's Disease TreatmentRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

    ... -- BERNAMA The Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, was established on 8 August 1967 in Bangkok, Thailand, with the signing of the ASEAN Declaration (Bangkok Declaration) by the Founding Fathers of ASEAN, namely Indonesia, Malaysia, ...

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  10. The place to go if you're chasing that zingRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Oxford Mail

    Liz Nicholls tucks into a chilli-laden feast that takes her right back to the sun-soaked beaches of Thailand Before responsibilities and proper adulthood put paid to far-flung jaunts, I travelled round Thailand for two glorious winters with my friend Anna, where, in between full moon parties and dodgy foreign dalliances, we crammed in as many chilli-laced street food delicacies as possible.

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  11. Thai military ruler apologizes for bikini commentRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Family members of Hannah Witheridge, one of two slain British tourists, hug each other at the Royal Thai Police Headquarters before meeting with Thai police in Bangkok, Thailand, Thursday. BANGKOK >> Thailand's military ruler apologized Thursday for suggesting that foreigners visiting the country's world-famous beaches might be unsafe wearing bikinis in the wake of the killing of two British tourists this week.

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  12. Thailand's junta considers subsidy for poor farmersRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Business Times

    The scheme is not considered a populist measure "because it will not be for everyone, but low-income earners," Finance Minister Sommai Phasee told reporters on Thursday. " [BANGKOK] Thailand's finance ministry plans to propose next month a subsidy to help ease the burden on farmers at a time of falling commodity prices as the military government seeks to revitalise an economy depressed by months of political unrest.

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  13. A day in photosRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Contestants of Miss Grand International 2014 arrive at Suvarnabhumi airport. The theme of this event is "Stop the War.

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  14. Border trade soars at Ubon crossingRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Thailand's trade with Laos and Vietnam through the Chong Mek border crossing in Ubon Ratchathani is up by 22% over last year. Rangsarit Patthanathong, customs chief at Chong Mek, said on Thursday the value of trade through the border crossing totalled 17 billion baht from January to July this year.

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  15. PM apologises for 'bikini' remarkRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    ... to exercise caution at certain places and times. "How could I insult or blame them?" the general said. "I confirm Thailand is still safe today, but bad people also exist, just like everywhere else in the world. Therefore, one must be cautious. "The ...

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  16. India, China Enhance Trade Ties, Cooperation In Railway SectorRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

    ... park. -- BERNAMA The Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, was established on 8 August 1967 in Bangkok, Thailand, with the signing of the ASEAN Declaration (Bangkok Declaration) by the Founding Fathers of ASEAN, namely Indonesia, ...

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  17. Jakarta Vice Governor Urges Stepping Up Infrastructure Plans For Asian GamesRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

    ... said. -- BERNAMA The Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, was established on 8 August 1967 in Bangkok, Thailand, with the signing of the ASEAN Declaration (Bangkok Declaration) by the Founding Fathers of ASEAN, namely Indonesia, ...

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  18. Oil: A Blessing And A Curse For The Middle EastRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

    ... -- BERNAMA The Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, was established on 8 August 1967 in Bangkok, Thailand, with the signing of the ASEAN Declaration (Bangkok Declaration) by the Founding Fathers of ASEAN, namely Indonesia, Malaysia, ...

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  19. Brazil's Biggest Oil Field Will Require US$80 Billion To DevelopRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

    ... The Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, was established on 8 August 1967 in Bangkok, Thailand, with the signing of the ASEAN Declaration (Bangkok Declaration) by the Founding Fathers of ASEAN, namely Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, ...

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  20. Alcatel-Lucent overhauls Interlink Telecom's optical networkRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Nation

    Alcatel-Lucent is applying its portfolio of Agile Optical Networking solutions to overhaul and improve the network of Thailand's Interlink Telecom. Interlink Telecom, an emerging leader in Thailand's broadband providers, has installed its network along railways and major road routes across the country, connecting to neighboring Laos, Myanmar, Cambodia and Malaysia.

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