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3 min ago | Bangkok Post

Bangladesh eyed to fill labour gap

The Labour Ministry is ready to import Bangladeshi labourers to work in the fishing industry if there is still a worker shortage following registrations of migrant workers from three neighbouring countries.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Pattaya Mail

Thailand not a haven for foreign criminals

Thailand will not serve as a save haven for international criminals on the run, according to a top police officer.

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The Age

Ex-pats in Thailand face visa crackdown, junta warns

Thailand's military-run administration has begun a crackdown on expatriates using immigration loopholes to stay in the country, sometimes for years.

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Bangkok Post

Separatists 'willing to talk'

The Barisan Revolusi Nasional separatist movement is ready to resume the peace dialogue for the troubled South if Bangkok is eager to return to the negotiation table, a spokesman for the separatist movement said.

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Pattaya Mail

Mekong countries seal partnerships with South Korea

The foreign ministers of Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam, Thailand have agreed to foster cooperation and partnership with South Korea at the 4th Mekong-Republic of Korea Foreign Ministers' Meeting in Seoul on July 29. After the meeting, Sihasak Phuangketkeow, Permanent Secretary for Foreign Affairs who is acting Thai foreign minister, said the ... (more)

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Xenia Daily Gazette

Engineering summer camp in Thailand1:24 pm

The Cedarville University engineering department joined with the International Community School in Bangkok, Thailand to conduct an engineering camp.

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Dissident Voice

The Blood of Palestine is on the Hands of the Bribe-Takers

The blood of the thousands of Palestinians who have been killed by the so-called Israel Defence Forces since the beginning of the siege of Gaza, stains the hands of each and every politician who has done nothing to censure Israel for this cruel and illegal act of virtual imprisonment, or who has taken any kind of bribe to bolster his or her ... (more)

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Gizmag

Australian Institute of Architects recognizes architectural innovation around the globe

The Australian Institute of Architects has revealed the five winners of its 2014 International Awards The Australian Institute of Architects has revealed the five winners of its 2014 International Awards, which highlight projects tackled by Australian architects outside their home country.

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Bangkok Post

Yala mujahideen suspect acquitted

The Criminal Court on Thursday gave the benefit of the doubt to a 31-year-old man from Yala province, acquitting him of involvement in the Mujahideen Islam Pattani separatist movement in the far South.

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Bangkok Post

Fearing flood, Myanmar stocks up

Traders from Myanmar have started stocking up at Mae Sod markets in Tak province, fearing a repeat of last year's serious flooding.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Pattaya Mail

Princess Sirindhorn visits a royal project to develop wasteland for agriculture

Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn on Tuesday visited the Chulachomklao Royal Military Academy in Nakhon Nayok Province to observe the progress of a demonstration project to turn wasteland into agricultural plantations.

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Bangkok Post

Rotten rice may be used for ethanol

The Finance Ministry is looking to sell about 100,000 tonnes of rotten rice in the government's stockpile to national energy conglomerate PTT Plc for processing into ethanol.

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Bangkok Post

TIP report harms, not helps, sex workers

Lao teens are escorted from a karaoke bar in Prachin Buri's Klong Rang district by police.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Thailand Join Mekong Nations In Sealing Cooperation Pact With South Korea

Thailand and four Mekong River Basin countries have adopted the first action plan of a cooperation agreement with South Korea for the next three years, Thai News Agency reported.

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Pattaya Mail

Nearly 400,000 migrant workers register in Thailand

Nearly 400,000 migrant workers have so far been registered at One Stop Service centres nationwide, most of whom were Cambodians, according to the Thai Ministry of Labour.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Thailand Puts High-Speed Trains Back On Agenda

Thai junta or National Council for Peace and Order has approved two high-speed train projects linking Thailand and southern China, Xinhua news agency reports citing local media.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Dundalk Today

Marist students visit Thailand mission

Marist chaplain Fr Jimmy McElroy has been bringing students from Ireland to the Marist Mission in Ranong, Thailand for the past eight years.

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Bangkok Post

Myanmar student top handwriter

The 12-year-old son of Myanmar migrant labourers has topped all Thai students to win the Thai language handwriting competition for primary school level announced Tuesday to mark National Thai Language Day.

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Bangkok Post

Laksi prison shut

The temporary "red-shirt" prison holding detainees on charges relating to the 2010 political unrest will close down when the last six inmates are sent to Ubon Ratchathani and Maha Sarakham today.

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Hospitality Net

Dalin Snidvongs Na Ayudhya has been appointed General Manager at Rayavadee in Krabi, Thailand

Dalin Snidvongs Na Ayudhya has been appointed General Manager of luxury Thailand hotel and member of The Leading Hotels of the World, Rayavadee in Krabi.

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