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56 min ago | Bangkok Post

The search for 'Billy'

Phetchaburi: The 9th Infantry Division in Kanchanaburi has dispatched its special task force to help locate a prominent Karen rights activist missing for a week.

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5 hrs ago | The Nation

PTTEP secures acquisition of Hess's subsidiaries in Thailand for $1 billion

PTT EXPLORATION and Produc-tion is acquiring Hess Corp's Thai subsidiaries in deals worth around US$1 billion , in a move that strengthens the company's domestic investment.

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9 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Clash of rival protesters averted

A clash between red shirts and anti-government protesters in Sakon Nakhon province was narrowly averted after the two sides attempted to rally at a spot both thought was the best location for their political activities.

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12 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Navy to extend lawsuit to Reuters

The two Phuketwan journalists facing a Royal Thai Navy defamation lawsuit over mistreatment of Rohingya suggested the suit be dropped to celebrate World Press Freedom Day on May 3, but the navy rejected that and said it was preparing a second lawsuit against the Reuters news agency.

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16 hrs ago | Marshall County Tribune-Courier

Christine Burgdolf Tally

Christine Burgdolf Tally, 85. of Eddyville passed away at 4:59 p.m. Sunday, April 13 at Lourdes Hospital.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Bangkok Post

Monks nabbed smuggling migrants

Tak immigration police have arrested two monks reportedly from the controversial Wat Phra Dhammakaya sect for allegedly smuggling 30 illegal immigrants into Thailand.

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CNN

Chiang Dao Caves, Thailand

The Chiang Dao caves are located about a 1 hour drive north of Thailand's city of Chiang Mai.

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BYU Magazine

Chiang Mai, Thailand

He urges visitors not to forget to head up to Chiang Mai, the second-biggest city in the country and the cultural center of northern Thailand.

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Bangkok Post

Gunkul plans B4.2bn outlay

The SET-listed Gunkul Engineering Plc, a maker and distributor of electrical products and renewable energy, will spend 4.2 billion baht on gas-turbine engine and wind energy projects this year.

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Bangkok Post

Old man arrested for killing teen girl

A 71-year old man who said he was being blackmailed has been arrested on a charge of killing a teenage girl on Saturday.

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Hospitality Net

Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas

Anantara. The word in Sanskrit means "without end" and evokes the freedom, movement and harmony that are the spirit of the Anantara Experience.

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Bangkok Post

Rambo Isan issues city protest threat

Nakhon Ratchasima: Pro-government Democracy Protection Volunteers Group leader Suporn Atthawong says his group is ready will head to the capital if the Constitutional Court rules against the caretaker government.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Nation

Triple murder in Yala includes 8th kid killed in South this year

POLICE INVESTIGATORS who met to discuss the murder of three people including a two-year-old girl in Bannang Sata district in Yala were initially convinced that the gun attack on Sunday may stem from a personal conflict, Fourth Army Region Commander Lt-General Walit Rojanapakdi said yesterday.

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Bangkok Post

Teachers accused of exam fraud

The Office of the Basic Education Commission has set up a panel to investigate a school director and two qualified teachers from Buri Ram province who "dishonestly" sat screening exams for assistant teachers.

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The Nation

Laos' coffee giant eyes Thailand for expansion

Dao-Heuang Group, a leading coffee producer in Laos, is set to enter Thailand next year via a contract to grow coffee on a 1,000-rai plot of land in the North.

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Bangkok Post

'Hottest day' in Bangkok Sunday

Bangkok residents are on their way to the theoretical hottest day of the year on Sunday, when the sun will be closest to the city and directly above it.

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The Straits Times

Thailand urged to probe disappearance of activist

Members of the "Volunteers' Ward to protect the Nation's Democracy" group hold pictures of Thailand's Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra during their two days training at the stadium in Nakhon Ratchasima, Northeastern province of Thailand on April 21, 2014.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Thailand - Security Intensified In Areas Where Israeli Communities Reside

Thai police have stepped up security measures in several areas in Bangkok where Israelis reside following a recent arrest of two men suspected of being foreign terrorists, Thai News Agency reported.

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Heartbleed: Security call for update [Bangkok Post, Thailand :: ]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) April 21--Organisations handling sensitive personal and financial information are being urged to update their encryption software to the latest version in order to reduce the risk of being hit by global computer security threats including the latest Heartbleed Bug, warn major security experts.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

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Operators may seek NBTC payout over 2G losses [Bangkok Post, Thailand :: ]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) April 21--True Move and CAT Telecom are considering seeking compensation from the national telecoms regulator over the regulation governing customer retention after the expiry of concessions.

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