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3 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Hua Hin Quiet & Peace

Hua Hin has been chosen as one of the world's best places to retire by "Live and Invest Overseas".

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7 hrs ago | Get Reading

Epic cycle ride to help orphans of Boxing Day tsunami

Nicholas Peck, who worked for 30 years as a Thames Valley Police diver will join 10 others on the 500 mile ride from Bangkok to Phuket A retired police diver is taking the plunge and preparing for a bumpy ride when he cycles more than 500 miles across Thailand.

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10 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

17 provinces hit by floods, 6 dead

Heavy rain in many parts of the country had caused floods in 17 provinces, leaving six people dead and one person missing, Promlert, director-general of the Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department, said on Monday.

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10 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

17 provinces hit by floods, 6 dead

Heavy rain in many parts of the country had caused floods in 17 provinces, leaving six people dead and one person missing, Chatchai Promlert, director-general of the Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department, said on Monday.

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10 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Student murdered in Hua Mak

A student at Rajamangala University of Technology Krung Thep was shot dead by two assailants in Hua Mak area of Bang Kapi district on Monday morning, police said.

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14 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Checkpoints to upgrade in trade push

The military regime has vowed to upgrade all temporary border checkpoints to permanent status as part of its commitment to boost border trade.

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14 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

One killed, one wounded in Pattani

In the first incident, about 10pm in Sai Buri district, Masaho Chetae, 37, of Village Group 11 in tambon Trobon, ws shot while returning home on a motorcycle from a tea shop.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Bangkok Post

New Cabinet: Military runs the show with civilian support

Learning > Learning From News As expected, top military figures dominate the new Prayuth 1 cabinet, but they will have support from prominent bureaucrats and technocrats.

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Asia News Network

BANGKOK: Thailand steps up campaign vs illegal gambling

Almost 4,000 slot machines and 1,500 integrated-circuit boards for gambling machines were destroyed yesterday in Bangkok in line with the Thai junta's campaign against illegal gambling.

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The Republic

Thai junta leader stacks Cabinet with military men

The general who transitioned from Thailand's junta leader to prime minister has awarded key Cabinet posts to his trusted allies from the armed forces, the latest in a series of moves that critics say will prolong the military's grip on power.

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Bangkok Post

Nok Air flight in emergency landing

Nok Air Flight DD7805 heading for Bangkok from Nakhon Si Thammarat made an emergency landing at Surat Thani airport after hitting birds on Sunday morning, reports said.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Asia News Network

BANGKOK: Most Myanmar migrants in Thailand want to return home

About 83 per cent of migrant workers in Thailand plan to return and live permanently in Myanmar, according to a survey by Myanmar Study Centre.

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SMEs get B727m in state support [Bangkok Post, Thailand :: ]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Aug. 30--The Small and Medium Enterprises Promotion Committee approved 727 million baht yesterday to support and develop Thai SMEs next year.

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Bangkok Post

Regime must heed South energy worries

The arrests of energy reform activists from the South during their march to Bangkok highlights the junta's desire to stop public protests under martial law.

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Bangkok Post

PM defends 'military cabinet'

Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha gives alms to monks to mark the 28th anniversary yesterday of the inauguration of the Royal Thai Army headquarters on Ratchadamnoen Avenue.

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Malaysian National News Agency

256 Dead, 255 Missing In Nepal Floods, Landslides

At least 256 people were killed and 255 remain missing in floods and landslides over the past two months since the monsoon season began in June, The Kathmandu Post reports quoting Home Ministry officials.

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Bangkok Post

Thai-Malaysian 'ice' ring busted

Two Thai men and a Malaysian have been arrested in southern Thailand in copnnection with the trafficking of 25 kilogrammes of crystal methamphetamine or "ice" destined for Malaysia.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Bangkok Post

Truck driver killed as rice pile collapses

A truck driver was instantly killed at a mill in Phitsanulok province on Friday after a pile of paddy collapsed.

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Bangkok Post

Bangkok Land seeks to build second mall

"Muang Thong Thani itself has 200,000 residents, while Impact Exhibition and Convention Center sees 15 million visitors a year," said managing director Peter Kanjanapas.

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Voice of America

Labor Shortage Dents Thai Plans to Boost Rice Exports

A migrant worker unloads sacks of rice from a barge to a cargo ship on The Chao Phraya River in Bangkok, Thailand, Aug. 27, 2014.

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