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2 hrs ago | 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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6 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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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12 hrs ago | 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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NEWS.com.au

Dying in paradise: 248 killed, 2643 hurt in days

NO, THIS isn't a war-torn area. The dark side of a destination frequented by Australians has been revealed.

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Bangkok Post

Three on the streets

What draws tourists to Thailand and what do they think about it when they get here? Mats Johannesen put that question to several people on the street, the last in our "Thailand through Norwegian eyes" series.

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Bangkok Post

Turning heads

Chon Buri-based British artist Thomas Donaldson's debut solo exhibition is all about facial expressions.

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Jaunted

Where to Go with Your Tax Refund: Thailand, for Beach Days and Night Markets

Tax day is here, and you're probably excited...but not because you love sifting through receipts and credit card statements.

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Bangkok Post

Yingluck heads for judicial showdown

Caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra faces a court hearing this week that could bar her from office, a move that would be in line with the aims of recent anti-government protests but would plunge the country into uncharted waters.

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