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2 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Ping-pong bombs found after girl's death

Police and bomb experts have found 1,900 ping-pong bombs ready for delivery in a raid of an extensively damaged house as they look for clues on a girl's death after two explosions in the compound on Friday.

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3 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

7 Dead In Shoot-Out At Vietnamese Border

Five Chinese nationals and two Vietnamese border guards were killed Friday in a shooting incident at the border of Vietnam's northern Quang Ninh province.

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7 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

WHO Declares Thailand, 10 Southeast Asia Countries Polio-Free

The World Health Organisation has declared Thailand and 10 other countries in Southeast Asia polio-free, Thai News Agency reported.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Bangkok Post

Ichitan to begin trade Monday

Ichitan Group, a beverage manufacturer and distributor, will begin trade on the Stock Exchange of Thailand on Monday under the ICHI symbol.

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The Nation

Authorities not involved in insurgent's killing: police

Police have denied authorities were involved in the fatal shooting of a key insurgent who was wanted for six security-related crimes in the deep South.

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The Nation

Ambitious expansion drive by Mega Home

Firm aims for 20 stores in five years, annual sales of Bt14 bn from 2015-2018; focus on Bangkok outskirts, upcountry Mega Home Centre, a subsidiary of Home Products Centre offering home and construction materials, has set an aggressive growth plan to increase its stores to 20 within five years, from just three currently.

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Bangkok Post

Malaysian, Thais held for murder

A Malaysian and two Thais have been arrested for allegedly kidnapping and murdering a Malaysian businessman in Songkhla in February.

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Bangkok Post

Bail continued for two red-shirt leaders

The Criminal Court decided on Friday to continue bail for Jatuporn Prompan and Nattawut Saikuar, but warned them to avoid stirring up incitement at red-shirt rallies.

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SBWire

DeWALT Doubles Power Tool Warranty in Buriram, Thailand

DeWALT Power Tools retailer, Ruangsangthai has arranged to double the warranty period for free repairs and free replacement parts in Buriram Province, Thailand during the DeWALT Power Tools Expo from April 18, 2014 to April 26, 2014.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Asian Correspondent

Thailand: Songkran road deaths down from 2013, but still too high

Songkran, Thailand's Buddhist New Year festival, ended earlier this week but the holiday's dark legacy of high road deaths continues to cast a pall.

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NEWS.com.au

Why the Chinese are causing chaos in Thailand

WHERE they sleep, what they eat and how they're trained. We take a look at the life of Australia's hardest working law enforcers.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Wild Weather Floods Roads, Cuts Power In New Zealand

WELLINGTON, April 17 -- Thousands of people were without power throughout New Zealand's Northland and Auckland regions as a band of wild wet weather moves down the country on Thursday, Xinhua news agency reported.

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Bangkok Post

Bus crashes kill 7, injure scores

At least seven people were killed and scores of others injured in two road accidents in Kanchanaburi and Chiang Mai Thursday.

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Malaysian National News Agency

New Snake Species Found At Mt. Everest

Chinese scientists have discovered a new species of a brown pit viper in the largest scientific study on wildlife since the 1970s at Mt.

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Bangkok Post

Thailand faces severe drought

Parts of Ping River that run through Tak province have completely dried out and have become new picnic spots for the locals.

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Bangkok Post

Four killed, 50 injured in bus accident

This bus from Chiang Mai to Mae Sariang ran off the road and hit a tree in Hot district, Chiang Mai, on Thursday, killing at least four people and injuring about 50 others.

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Reuters

Reporters charged with defamation remanded on bail in Thailand

Two journalists were remanded on bail in Thailand on Thursday on charges of criminal defamation and other offences in connection with a story they published on the trafficking of Muslim minority Rohingya people from Myanmar.

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Bangkok Post

Double-decker bus overturns, 3 killed

A double-decker bus carrying elederly people to a temple in Tha Muang district overturned, crashing on to its side, on a main road on Thursday morning, killing three passengers and leaving another 39 injured, police said.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Thailand Has Potential To Become Asean's Largest Auto Parts Producer: Association President

Thailand has potential to become the largest producer of auto parts in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations , Thai News Agency reported quoting Thai Sub-contracting Promotion Association president Somkiart Chupakcharoen as saying on Wednesday.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

Thailand, Muslim, south, insurgency, Malay, Thaksin, Yingluck, Shinawatra

At a recent event to mark the first anniversary of a landmark peace dialogue in Thailand's troubled south, the mood was more uncertain than celebratory.

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