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2 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

TAA grounds commuter plan

Thai AirAsia has scrapped a plan to diversify into commuter services that offer short-distance and interprovincial routes using turboprop aircraft.

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2 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Flooding subsides in Northeast

Flooding had subsided in four northeastern provinces - Sakon Nakhon, Si Sa Ket, Ubon Ratchathani and Amnat Charoen - the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation reported on Friday.

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6 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Thailand: Sand and silence awaits

Exclusivity and privacy is still available for a family holiday in the sun, even at bustling Phuket, finds Leanne Chamberlin.

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7 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Cops nab 3 men for abducting migrants

Sa Kaeo: Three men suspected of being members of a human trafficking gang were arrested yesterday for allegedly abducting six illegal Cambodian female migrant workers, raping four of them, and stealing their valuables, police say.

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8 hrs ago | Pattaya Mail

Women railway police to be assigned on children, ladies trains

Female police officers will be deployed to ensure the safety of passengers on board the newly-introduced trains for children and women.

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13 hrs ago | Examiner.com

The marvels of Sukhothai in northern Thailand

Some of the earliest traces of human culture can be found in the Southeast Asian nation of Thailand.

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14 hrs ago | The Nation

Architects lead green revolution

Given the impact of climate change on people and their lifestyles, architects and engineers are increasingly designing new buildings under the "green" concept, using innovation across all aspects of the design and construction process in order to produce sustainable, eco-friendly buildings.

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18 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Yacht seized from Dutch drug suspect

Police have seized a luxury boat in Pattaya connected to a Dutch drug suspect, a Department of Special Investigation official said on Thursday.

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21 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Soldiers secured a Bang Kapi district olling station in the Feb 2 election.

The army will establish districts in every one of Thailand's 77 provinces in a move called the next step toward a post-coup election.

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Yesterday | Bangkok Post

Dead man in car boot in river

A dead, naked man was found in the boot of car pushed into the Chee River late on Wednesday night, with his wife found shocked and alive hiding nearby on the riverbank with a strange story of robbery and violence to tell.

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Yesterday | Bangkok Post

Women-only train carriages from Aug 1

Special passenger carriages for women and children only will be included on trains operating on three main routes from Aug 1, according to a State Railway of Thailand announcement.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Bangkok Post

Persistent rains flood several provinces

Wichien Udomsak, mayor of Muang Amnat Charoen district in Amnat Charoen province, said an outer ring road of the district was flooded and traffic faced difficulties on Thursday.

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Pattaya Mail

Security tightened in Thai South ahead of Hari Raya

More security personnel, including military and territorial defense volunteers, have been deployed to ensure the safety of local residents and visitors alike in Songkhla's Hat Yai commercial district as Hari Raya, the day of celebration marking the end of the holy month of the Ramadan draws near.

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Malaysian National News Agency

S'pore Agrees To Expand Scope Of Military Cooperation With Thailand

Singapore has agreed to expand the scope of military cooperation with Thailand, according to the Royal Thai Government website.

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tna strengthens Asia operations with new Thailand office

Global packaging and processing solutions specialist, tna , has further expanded its operations in Asia with the opening of a new office in Bangkok, Thailand.

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Bangkok Post

A big bust

Authorities raided four places in Chon Buri on Wednesday and arrested a Dutchman on the wanted list in the Netherlands and his Thai wife.

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Bangkok Post

Cracks in dam worry villagers

Cracks in the structure of a local dam have sparked concern among the residents of 17 villages in Mae Suai district of Chiang Rai.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

International Business Times

All Paedophiles Are Not Child Abusers: Experts Call for New Approach

The issue of paedophiles is under global debate. Amidst calls for harsh laws, fresh advocacy for humane approaches to the malady is in the air.

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Bangkok Post

Prayuth worried about drought

Military chief Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha said he was worried about possible drought this year, but still had hope the monsoon season will replenish evaporating supplies of usable water.

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Bloomberg

Thailand Junta Retains Sweeping Power Under Interim Constitution

Thailand 's junta announced an interim constitution that gives the military oversight of a hand-picked legislative assembly as well as amnesty for staging their May 22 coup.

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