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1 hr ago | The Age

A tiger in the Kuchanaburi tiger temple, Thailand. 2012-10-23 ? WWF-Canon / James Morgan

One of 16 tiger cubs seized from smugglers, Chaiyaphum, Thailand. The tiger cubs were being smuggled across the border into Laos, two per-crate in the back of a truck.

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3 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Thai AirAsia trims growth targets

Thai AirAsia has scaled down its expansion this year, cutting targets for fleet growth and passenger volume to reflect sluggish demand triggered by the political unrest in much of the first half.

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7 hrs ago | The Nation

Three insurgents, 10-year-old girl killed in latest attacks in far South

INSURGENT VIOLENCE has continued in the far South after the devastating car-bomb attack in Yala's Betong district last Friday, two days before the end of Ramadan.

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9 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Incident-Marred Hari Raya In Southern Thailand

Hari Raya celebrations in southern Thailand were marred by a number of violent incidents Monday, leaving at least six dead and eight injured.

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13 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Govt chief's hi-low game busted

Surasak Sinprakhon, chief of the Tambon Thung Mon Admistration Organisation, third left, is arrested with four other gamblers by soldiers on Monday on hosting the hi-low dice game in Muang district of Surin.

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17 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Kanchanaburi train line still blocked

Railway gangs are working to clear and repair the Bangkok Kanchanburi track after a derailment involving the prestigious international Eastern & Oriental Express on Sunday morning, the State Railway of Thailand said on Monday.

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18 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

Thai soldier among four killed in clash in Muslim south

A Thai soldier and three suspected Muslim separatists were killed on Monday in a clash in southern Thailand, police said, as security forces in the region were on alert for attacks marking the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan.

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20 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Villager slain in Narathiwat

Ma-useng Haji Abubaka, 37, of tambon Ko Sathon was walking from his house to the cemetary to clean it when he was shot, said Pol Lt Boonsanit Kheopradit, a duty officer at Tak Bai police station.

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20 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Small quake shakes Chiang Mai

An earthquake registering 3.6 magnitude on the Richter scale hit Chiang Mai's Mae Lao district shortly before 3pm Monday, causing no damage, the Seismology Office of the Meteorological Department said.

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21 hrs ago | Artist's Magazine

Watercolor Landscapes by Direk Kingnok | Luscious, Loose Watercolor

Direk Kingnok is moved to paint by the beauty that surrounds him, and he finds it everywhere.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Bangkok Post

Girl killed, 6 people injured in Pattani

One girl was killed and six other people - two rangers, two young girls and two women - wounded by a bomb explosion in a village in Sai Buri district of Pattani province on Sunday night, police said.

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Bangkok Post

Chopper pilots fight for oil rig skies

The labour union of Thai helicopter pilots is seeking military help because it says foreigners are taking their jobs, which are protected by law.

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Bangkok Post

High-speed line to lift trade

The National Council for Peace and Order has ordered the Office of Transport and Traffic Policy and Planning to conduct a feasibility study for a high-speed train project from Laem Chabang port to Nong Khai province, a route expected to benefit the country's trade.

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Asia News Network

BANGKOK: Tackle south Thailand insurgency, businessmen tell junta

Business leaders in Thailand's southern border region yesterday urged the ruling junta to come up with clear measures to deal with insurgent violence in the restive region.

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Thailand's Hotels Ask Military Junta to Lift Martial Law

Thailand's hotel industry is not expected to recover by the start of the high season in October if martial law remains in effect, says the Thai Hotels Association .

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Bangkok Post

Khon Kaen murder suspect arrested

Police on Saturday arrested one of three men suspected of involvement in the murder of a man and attempted murder of his wife in Khon Kaen province last week.

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Bangkok Post

Minimal pledged rice missing in NE

The Nakhon Ratchasima-based 2nd Army has completed the inspection of rice under the previous government's rice-pledging scheme at 297 warehouses in 14 northeastern provinces, according to Col Chinkaj Rattanachit.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Asia News Network

BANGKOK: Insurgency in south Thailand not a religious conflict

Over the last couple of weeks, Thai authorities in the southernmost provinces have been boasting how they have stepped up security measures to ensure that the last 10 days of Ramadan will be a peaceful period.

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Pattaya Mail

TAT Hat Yai presents - Songkhla Ancient Amulets' during Mother's Day holidays

The Tourism Authority of Thailand Hat Yai Office has announced that it will hold a tourist promotion activity during the four days of the Mother's Day holidays 2014, on the theme of 'Songkhla Ancient Amulets', in cooperation with the Songkhla Provincial Administration Organization, Hat Yai Municipality, the Tourism Business Federation of Songkhla, ... (more)

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Pattaya Mail

Thai Muslims return to hometowns for Hari Raya celebrations

The tourism atmosphere in Thailand's southern province of Narathiwat is lively ahead of Hari Raya, which is celebrated after the annual Ramadan fast, as Thai-Muslim workers began to arrive in Thailand from Malaysia, Indonesia and Brunei Darussalam through the Tak Bai border checkpoint, generating more income for passenger boat drivers in the area.

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