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3 hrs ago | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

Thailand to Allow Foreign Day Laborers Without Passports

Thai authorities plan to put a new rule in place allowing foreign migrant laborers without passports to work in border towns of the Kingdom on a day-to-day basis, in an attempt to reduce the number of migrants who travel on to bigger cities for better paying jobs. The Thai Labor Ministry's new regulation will allow foreign workers to enter and work legally without passports, but only in border areas and with the stipulation that they must return to their home country at day's end.

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6 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

B20,000 reward offered for arrest of dog killer

Animal-rights activists Wednesday offered a 20,000 baht reward for information leading to the arrest of a man accused of hanging his two pet dogs in Chon Buri province. A photo of two dogs found hung at a Pattaya-area filling station Tuesday.

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6 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

Thailand conducts autopsies on slain...

Chief of the Forensic Police Institute Pornchai Suteerakune updates reporters on the deaths of two British tourists who were found dead on a beach in Koh Tao, a popular diving destination in the Gulf of Thailand, in Bangkok, Thailand, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014.

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9 hrs ago | Pattaya Mail

People back using 453 train service between Yala and Sungai Kolok after terrorist attack

People flocked to Yala train station this morning as it is now back in service after a 3-day closure due to a terrorist attack on the train tracks. The Yala train station this morning was very active as people returned to catch the first 453 train running between Yala province and Sungai Kolok of Narathiwat Province, so as to resume their work in the Sungai Kolok area.

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

The Age

Police leads into Thai resort slayings dry up

Bangkok: Police leads into the slaying of two British tourists on a Thai resort island have collapsed, as the ruling junta warned the country is not always safe for foreign visitors. Junta leader and Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha urged the media to warn tourists about travel safety in a country popular with Australian tourists, and appeared to call into question the behaviour of the victims found hacked to death on Koh Tao in the Gulf of Thailand.

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Examiner.com

Suicide by crocodile: Depressed woman jumps into crocodile pit at zoo to die

An elderly woman who was severely depressed, decided to end her life by throwing herself into a crocodile pit at a zoo in Bangkok, Thailand. The Bangkok Post reported on Sept.

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The New Zealand Herald

Three held over beach murders

Police in Thailand are questioning three Burmese men over the murder of two British tourists on the southern resort island of Koh Tao. The nearly naked and battered bodies were discovered on Monday morning in a rocky alcove along the shore close to the hotel where they were staying.

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Daily Mail

Suicide by crocodile pit: Elderly woman torn apart by dozens of the ...

'Be still and take ya whooping': NFL star Adrian Peterson 'accused of injuring ANOTHER toddler son while disciplining him in incident that left the boy with a head wound' Parents arrested after girl, 15, was forced to live in a shed and sleep on cinderblocks for six weeks as punishment for using their computer without permission Florida socialite who helped expose David Petraeus' career-ending affair is told she can move forward with lawsuit claiming government invaded her privacy by leaking name to the media Sweaty and make-up-free Sarah Palin steps out without her wedding ring for first time since family fight at husband Todd's birthday celebration 'Every black parent in the South whips their child': Charles Barkley DEFENDS Adrian Peterson days after football star is indicted on charges of child abuse NFL appoints three domestic violence experts and creates social responsibility ... (more)

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WLNE-TV Providence

Thai police search for clues after 2 Brits slain

15, 2014 on a beach in Surat Thani province, southern Thailand. . Thai officers walk near the bodies of two British tourists Monday, Sept.

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Northern Territory News

Suicide by crocodile in Thailand

A 65-year-old Thai women has committed suicide by leaping into a pond of crocodiles at a farm popular with tourists on Bangkok's outskirts, police told AFP Tuesday. The incident occurred during opening hours at the farm which doubles as a zoo and draws visitors who can feed the deadly reptiles from a walkway.

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Evening News

A holiday that turned to tragedy: Hemsby student murdered in Thailand

The tiny island of Koh Tao - meaning 'Turtle Island' - is just 21 sq km but one of Thailand's top scuba diving destinations. Located 45km north of the larger island of Ko Pha Ngan, Koh Tao attracts more than 100,000 visitors a year.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Bangkok Post

TAA flies Krabi-Guangzhou

Guangzhou: Thai AirAsia is strengthening its network in China with the launch of a new route aimed at the renewed surge in arrivals from the world's most populous country. Thailand's largest low-cost carrier will begin non-stop daily service connecting Krabi with the southern-Chinese economic hub of Guangzhou on Nov 6. The Krabi-Guangzhou flight will its 14th Thailand-China air route and one of the 10 Chinese destinations served by TAA, forming what is believed to be the largest China network abroad by a non-Chinese carrier.

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Bangkok Post

Woman's crocodile pit death a suicide,...

Police have declared the case of a 65-year-old woman who died after jumping into a crocodile pit at Samut Prakan Crocodile Farm a suicide. As reports of the death spread online, many netizens asked whether reports of the tragedy at the famous reptile farm were true.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Tourists killed at Thai resort

Koh Tao, Gulf of Thailand: The naked bodies of two British tourists have been found on a Thai beach, sparking a murder probe on the popular resort island of Koh Tao. The pair had attended a beach party with drinks and fire dancers on this resort island 250 kilometres south of Bangkok before they were hacked to death with a hoe.

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Suria

Thai king leaves Bangkok hospital for...

Thailand's revered but ageing King Bhumibol Adulyadej left a Bangkok hospital on Monday after a stay of almost six weeks for a check-up. Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej sits in his car as he leaves the Siriraj hospital in Bangkok, on September 15, 2014 - by Christophe Archambault The Royal Household Bureau said the 86-year-old king, the world's longest-serving monarch who is treated as a near-deity in politically turbulent Thailand, left the hospital for his coastal palace in the town of Hua Hin to the south.

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Evening News

Great Yarmouth woman, 23, one of two Britons murdered on Thai beach

Sky News story about two British tourists have been found dead on a beach on the island of Koh Tao in southern Thailand. Picture: SUPPLIED A 23-year-old woman from the Great Yarmouth area has been murdered in a bloody attack on a Thai beach.

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Malaysian National News Agency

British Tourists Found Dead In Thailand's Koh Tao Island

Two British tourists were found dead on Koh Tao island on Monday morning, Xinhua news agency reported. The bodies of a female and male were found stripped on Sai Ree Beach on the Surat Thani island popular for its full-moon parties and scuba diving.

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The Independent

British tourists 'murdered' in Thailand: Pair's...

The young woman's throat had reportedly been cut while the man had suffered a cutting wound on the back of his head Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Two young British tourists have been found dead on a bloodstained beach in Thailand with what were described as "gruesome" head injuries.

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Ananova

British Tourists Found Dead On Thailand Beach

The naked bodies of two British tourists who had apparently been attacked with a hoe have been found on a beach, police have said. The man and woman were found with gruesome head wounds on a rocky beach on Koh Tao, an island in Surat Thani province known for its diving sites and stunning beaches.

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South China Morning Post

Naked bodies of two murdered British tourists found on Thailand beach

Police say the bodies of two British tourists were found naked with gruesome head wounds on a beach at a popular island in southern Thailand. Police Col.

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