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1 hr ago | Asian Correspondent

Thailand's rubber stamp parliament highly likely to appoint junta leader as PM

National Council for Peace and Order Chairman Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha talks to members of the National Legislative Assembly at the Parliament in Bangkok, Thailand Monday.

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4 hrs ago | Pattaya Mail

Met. Dept. forecasts heavy rains in Thailand's North and Northeast

The Meteorological Department has warned residents living in Thailand's northern and northeastern regions to brace for heavy rains on August 20-21.

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8 hrs ago | The Nation

Airports of Thailand

Airports of Thailand Plc Event: We attended AOT 's analyst meeting yesterday, chaired by the CEO, Khun Makin Petplai, and the CFO, Khun Poolsiri Virojanapa.

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12 hrs ago | Forbes.com

Why You Should Visit Thailand Right Now

Forbes Travel Guide, formerly Mobil, created America's original hospitality Star Rating system in 1958.

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14 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Thai Lion Air co-pilot faints, dies

A Thai Lion Air flight was forced to return to Hat Yai airport for an emergency landing on Wednesday after a co-pilot lost consciousness 20 minutes after take-off and later died.

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18 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Thailand Gives Myanmar US$200,000 In Aid To Tackle Violence In Rakhine

Thailand has given US$200,000 in aid to Myanmar to deal with communal violence in western Rakhine state, Thai News Agency reported.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Bangkok Post

Motorcycle racing ...

Learning > Learning From News Another day, another crackdown. Yesterday it was illegally parked vehicles; this time it is motorcycle street racers.

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Bangkok Post

Kan Air offers VIP flights on a budget

Travelling by private jet is no longer the exclusive preserve of billionaires, celebrities and other VIPs, accessible now to everyone in Thailand as some of the fares beat those of budget airlines.

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Bangkok Post

Activists launch 1,400km march to advocate energy reform

About 100 activists Tuesday began a 1,400-kilometre march from the southern province of Songkhla to Bangkok to demand a moratorium on coal-fired power plants and other public-focused energy reforms.

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Mashable

The Anti-Nazi History of the Molotov Cocktail

An anti-government protester 'Red Shirt' throws a Molotov cocktail toward Thai security forces as the violence in central Bangkok continues on May 16, 2010 in Bangkok, Thailand.

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Bangkok Post

Budget bill lacks 'stimulus effects'

The 2015 budget should be allocated to existing funds at the grassroots level such as village funds so people can continue to benefit while the multiplier effect can help stimulate the economy, according to the Pheu Thai and Democrat parties.

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DFW Catholic

Thai families gather for fellowship, discussion of challenges

Chiang Mai, Thailand, Aug 19, 2014 / 02:04 am .- In preparation for the upcoming synod on the family, more than 50 Thai faithful came together last month for a weekend of community building and reflection on the Gospel.

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The Bennington Banner

Thailand's military ruler dons a suit and tie

This combination of file photos shows at left, National Council for Peace and Order Chairman Gen.

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Fox News

Thailand's military ruler dons suit and tie, a makeover signaling his expected role change

National Council for Peace and Order Chairman Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha speaks to members of the National Legislative Assembly at the Parliament in Bangkok, Thailand Monday, Aug. 18, 2014.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

9 Burmese Workers Injured in Bangkok Factory Blast

A screenshot from Thai TV 3 shows the aftermath of a boiler explosion at a cloth-dyeing factory in Bangkok.

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Bangkok Post

Lower north, central on flood alert

Government officials are warning residents of potential flooding and mudslides in the lower northern and central regions after a flash flood hit some 30 houses in Uttaradit's Thong Saen Khan early yesterday.

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Bangkok Post

Blasts injure 4 from teacher safety...

In Yala, the blast occurred in Than To district yesterday morning when an eight-man teacher protection unit from Task Force 33 was patrolling a local road near Buathong village.

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Bangkok Post

AirAsiaGo taps booming middle class

AirAsiaGo, one of Asia's fast-growing online travel portals, is expediting its expansion in Thailand to cash in on the trend for online travel booking.

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Bangkok Post

2,000 cars wheel-clamped on Monday

Traffic police have wheel-clamped about 2,000 vehicles parked in prohibited areas nationwide on Monday, said senior police adviser Pol Gen Wuthi Liptapanlop.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Separatists In Southern Thailand Still Active

The words 'Patani Merdeka' written on a road near where five closed-circuit television cameras were burnt showed that separatist groups had committed another attack in southern Thailand.

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