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1 hr ago | The Straits Times

Thailand indicts 26 on charges of terrorism, arms possession

Twenty-six people accused of plotting an attack in Thailand have been indicted by a military court on charges including weapon possession and conspiring to commit terrorism, their lawyer said Saturday.

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2 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Gammy dad's victim speaks out

SYDNEY: One of the victims of a convicted child sex offender who recently fathered twins by a Thai surrogate said Saturday he should not be allowed to have custody of children.

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6 hrs ago | Pattaya Mail

Hat Yai and nearby citizens are invited to join a blood drive

BANGKOK, 22 August 2014 -The Regional Blood Centre XII Thai Red Cross Society of Songkhla province along with the Siam Commercial Bank is inviting the public to participate in a blood donation activity, at Plaza Square of Hat Yai Municipality, tomorrow.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Bangkok Post

Haier plans expansion in Prachin Buri

Haier Group, a Chinese electrical appliance maker, is resuming its 100-million-baht investment in Thailand after seeing a more stable political and economic environment.

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Eater

wire: Fluff Bake Bar Pops Up at Foreign & Domestic; Little Thailand to Shutter; Delivery Tipping

Houston's popular Fluff Bake Bar will pop-up at Foreign & Domestic again this Sunday, August 24 .

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IcNetwork

Fundraisers complete 160-mile Tour de Pants bike ride in memory of plane crash couple

Funds for Garnwen Trust aim to build a 12-bed, eco-friendly log cabin on the Garnwen Mountain above Maesteg Four charity fundraisers are set to complete a 160-mile bike ride in memory of a young couple killed in a plane crash.

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Greenwich Citizen

Interpol seeks clues to Thai 'baby factory'

In this Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014 photo, Thai police display pictures of surrogate babies born to a Japanese man who is at the center of a surrogacy scandal during a press conference at the police headquarters in Chonburi, Thailand.

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Bangkok Post

Mining chief denies toxic metal claims

A mining company has denied using toxic metals that residents living near its operations in Phichit believe may have poisoned them.

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Pattaya Mail

Low threat of Ebola, MERS in Thailand, PBTA told

While the threat of spread to Thailand is low, Pattaya and Chonburi should take precautions to prevent outbreaks of Ebola and Middle East Respiratory Syndrome viruses in Pattaya, a public health official told the Pattaya Business & Tourism Association.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Nation

Willpower, fortitude help a girl survive

HIS MAJESTY the King has graciously extended assistance to a 12-year-old girl who has been left to fend for herself over the past several years.

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Bangkok Post

Tour guides turn to NCPO for help

Licensed tour guides in Chiang Mai province on Thursday petitioned the military regime to clamp down on illegal guides from China, saying they are stealing their jobs and their livelihood.

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The Nation

Quiet, determined pupil who studied hard, loved school

He far exceeded that, becoming the top Army commander a few years ago and is now set to be installed as the next prime minister.

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Bangkok Post

Turks nabbed in credit card scam

Two Turkish nationals were arrested on Thursday after using fake credit cards to withdraw cash from two banks in the northeastern province.

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Bangkok Post

Vibrancy, charm and fresh fish

In the southern tip of Thailand, where outbreaks of violence have finally begun to decrease, Narathiwat city, located in the eponymous province, remains a nice, lovely border town.

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Bangkok Post

Phayao bus crash kills four

Four people died and seven injured when a 10-wheeled truck rammed a Chiang Khong-bound bus Wednesday night, sending them both into a ravine.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Asian Correspondent

Thailand's rubber stamp parliament highly likely to appoint junta leader as PM

National Council for Peace and Order Chairman Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha talks to members of the National Legislative Assembly at the Parliament in Bangkok, Thailand Monday.

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Pattaya Mail

Met. Dept. forecasts heavy rains in Thailand's North and Northeast

The Meteorological Department has warned residents living in Thailand's northern and northeastern regions to brace for heavy rains on August 20-21.

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The Nation

Airports of Thailand

Airports of Thailand Plc Event: We attended AOT 's analyst meeting yesterday, chaired by the CEO, Khun Makin Petplai, and the CFO, Khun Poolsiri Virojanapa.

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Forbes.com

Why You Should Visit Thailand Right Now

Forbes Travel Guide, formerly Mobil, created America's original hospitality Star Rating system in 1958.

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Bangkok Post

Thai Lion Air co-pilot faints, dies

A Thai Lion Air flight was forced to return to Hat Yai airport for an emergency landing on Wednesday after a co-pilot lost consciousness 20 minutes after take-off and later died.

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