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2 hrs ago | Asia News Network

BANGKOK: Thailand's tourism industry to press junta to cancel martial law in key destinations

The private sector plans to ask the junta to lift martial law in key destinations in order to lure international tourists back to the Kingdom.

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7 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Cooking oil scam can kill, expert warns

Recycled cooking oil, sometimes tainted with bleach - and proven to be deadly - is on sale at many open markets, an expert has warned.

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11 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

June export data gives hope

This year's export outlook suddenly looks rosy after shipments increased by 7.33% year-on-year last month to surpass US$20 billion.

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15 hrs ago | Suria

Three dead, dozens wounded in Thai car...

A car bomb exploded on Friday outside a hotel in insurgency-wracked southern Thailand, killing three people and wounding more than 30 others, police said.

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17 hrs ago | Voice of America

Thailand's Junta Moving Further Away From Democratic Rule, Critics Say

Secretary-General of the National Council for Peace and Order Gen. Paiboon Koomchaya, who also in charge of legal and justice affairs, listens to questions during a news conference at the Government House in Bangkok, Thailand, July 23, 2014.

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17 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Cool dip banned in Ranong

Ranong municipality has prohibited people from taking a cool dip in a canal in front of Ranong's mineral hot springs, because a strong current could cost them their life.

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19 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Two killed by car bomb blamed on separatists in southern Thailand

A car bomb killed at least two people and injured 36 outside a hotel in southern Thailand on Friday, police said, the latest deadly attack in an area plagued by separatist violence for the past decade.

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22 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Boko Haram Militants Kill 12 In Latest Village Attack

At least 12 people were killed in an attack by Boko Haram militants in a remote village in Nigeria's northeastern state of Borno late Wednesday, Xinhua news agency reported.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Bangkok Post

TAA grounds commuter plan

Thai AirAsia has scrapped a plan to diversify into commuter services that offer short-distance and interprovincial routes using turboprop aircraft.

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Bangkok Post

Flooding subsides in Northeast

Flooding had subsided in four northeastern provinces - Sakon Nakhon, Si Sa Ket, Ubon Ratchathani and Amnat Charoen - the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation reported on Friday.

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The New Zealand Herald

Thailand: Sand and silence awaits

Exclusivity and privacy is still available for a family holiday in the sun, even at bustling Phuket, finds Leanne Chamberlin.

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Bangkok Post

Cops nab 3 men for abducting migrants

Sa Kaeo: Three men suspected of being members of a human trafficking gang were arrested yesterday for allegedly abducting six illegal Cambodian female migrant workers, raping four of them, and stealing their valuables, police say.

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Pattaya Mail

Women railway police to be assigned on children, ladies trains

Female police officers will be deployed to ensure the safety of passengers on board the newly-introduced trains for children and women.

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Examiner.com

The marvels of Sukhothai in northern Thailand

Some of the earliest traces of human culture can be found in the Southeast Asian nation of Thailand.

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The Nation

Architects lead green revolution

Given the impact of climate change on people and their lifestyles, architects and engineers are increasingly designing new buildings under the "green" concept, using innovation across all aspects of the design and construction process in order to produce sustainable, eco-friendly buildings.

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Bangkok Post

Yacht seized from Dutch drug suspect

Police have seized a luxury boat in Pattaya connected to a Dutch drug suspect, a Department of Special Investigation official said on Thursday.

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Bangkok Post

Soldiers secured a Bang Kapi district olling station in the Feb 2 election.

The army will establish districts in every one of Thailand's 77 provinces in a move called the next step toward a post-coup election.

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Bangkok Post

Dead man in car boot in river

A dead, naked man was found in the boot of car pushed into the Chee River late on Wednesday night, with his wife found shocked and alive hiding nearby on the riverbank with a strange story of robbery and violence to tell.

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Bangkok Post

Women-only train carriages from Aug 1

Special passenger carriages for women and children only will be included on trains operating on three main routes from Aug 1, according to a State Railway of Thailand announcement.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Bangkok Post

Persistent rains flood several provinces

Wichien Udomsak, mayor of Muang Amnat Charoen district in Amnat Charoen province, said an outer ring road of the district was flooded and traffic faced difficulties on Thursday.

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