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1 hr ago | 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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3 hrs ago | 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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7 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

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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Bangkok Post

Cops call time on B10m watch thieves

The theft of a 10-million-baht wristwatch from a shop at Gaysorn Plaza last week surprised police who seemingly overlooked the threat of Chinese criminal gangs in Thailand.

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Bangkok Post

Couple, infant niece slain in Yala attack

Police said the attack occurred on Highway 401 at Ban Bannang Kuwae in tambon Bannang Sata of Bannang Sata.

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Bangkok Post

Suporn Atthawong

A red-shirt volunteer-based group set up to "protect democracy" launched its second workshop and training programme involving self-defence and hand-to-hand combat in Nakhon Ratchasima on Sunday, with 15,000 people claimed to be taking part.

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Bangkok Post

Hell for leather

Attempts to halt a cruel and illegal cross-border trade in dogs have inadvertently resulted in the expansion of a network dealing in the animals' skins, authorities say Dog leather ... it's soft, fine-textured and readily distinguishable from other leathers due to its foul smell and scars, says Chanin Chitkomut, who encountered the product several ... (more)

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Bangkok Post

Injured Samaritan suffers wait for...

It began as an attempt to break up a drunken brawl at a Chiang Mai bar, but ended in Nicolas Brown losing the ability to walk.

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The Age

Thai police arrest two in alleged terror plot

Danger zone?: the Kao San Road, seen here during the recent Songhran new year celebrations, is popular with Western tourists.

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Examiner.com

The Reclining Buddha Temple - Wat Pho - photo slideshow

Take a tour of Wat Pho in Bangkok, Thailand - part of the World's Greatest Attractions travel video series by GeoBeats.

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Bangkok Post

The cycle of life is not ...

They start around the Bearing T-junction then go tearing on down to the Theparak intersection a kilometre or so away.

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Bangkok Post

Vietnamese nabbed with fake gold

Police in Muang district captured Nguyen Van Manh, 27, Nguyen Ven Huu, 37, and Huynh Ngoc Thanh, 40, with real gold necklaces weighing 14.8 baht, or 224.5 grammes, and fake necklaces.

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Bangkok Post

Ping-pong bombs found after girl's death

Police and bomb experts have found 1,900 ping-pong bombs ready for delivery in a raid of an extensively damaged house as they look for clues on a girl's death after two explosions in the compound on Friday.

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Malaysian National News Agency

7 Dead In Shoot-Out At Vietnamese Border

Five Chinese nationals and two Vietnamese border guards were killed Friday in a shooting incident at the border of Vietnam's northern Quang Ninh province.

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Malaysian National News Agency

WHO Declares Thailand, 10 Southeast Asia Countries Polio-Free

The World Health Organisation has declared Thailand and 10 other countries in Southeast Asia polio-free, Thai News Agency reported.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Bangkok Post

Ichitan to begin trade Monday

Ichitan Group, a beverage manufacturer and distributor, will begin trade on the Stock Exchange of Thailand on Monday under the ICHI symbol.

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The Nation

Authorities not involved in insurgent's killing: police

Police have denied authorities were involved in the fatal shooting of a key insurgent who was wanted for six security-related crimes in the deep South.

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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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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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