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1 hr ago | 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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1 hr ago | 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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Food & Drug Packaging

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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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, World News, Southeast Asia

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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Skift

Koh Samui, Thailand Is Slowly Returning to Pre-Coup Tourism Levels

Thailand still has much to do to get travelers back to Bangkok or reassure business and meetings travelers that visiting a police state is a good idea.

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Related Topix: Travel, Southeast Asia, Thailand, Laos Travel, Laos Travel, Asia Travel, World News, Thailand Travel

Asia News Network

BANGKOK: Thai journalists need unity shown in Myanmar

Most people in Thailand have prided themselves for superiority over those in Myanmar, the poorest country in the region.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, The National, Entertainment, Television, Prison

Bangkok Post

Trial in train-rape case begins

Court hearings began Tuesday in Hua Hin on the rape and murder of a 13-year-old girl on a southern train by a former state railway bed-maker and his alleged accomplice.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Bhutan Princess On Official Visit To Thailand

Bhutan's Princess Sonam Dechan Wangchuk has become the fifth honorary member of the Thai Bar under the Royal Patronage, Thai News Agency reported.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Bangkok Post

NCPO okays fences for at-risk schools

The National Council for Peace and Order panel responsible for ending violence in the deep South has approved a plan to build fences around schools in 136 villages at high risk in the region.

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Bangkok Post

The superior shredder

Ekachai Jearakul is so over competing in classical guitar competitions. His first place win at the 2014 Guitar Foundation of America International Artist Competition in Los Angeles, known as "the Olympics of classic guitar", will also be his last.

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Motorcycle Cruiser Magazine

California Deletes Safe Lane-Splitting Guidelines

The California Highway Patrol and other state government agencies have removed information from their websites about how motorcyclists can safely execute lane-splitting maneuvers because of one complaint from one man in Sacramento.

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Bangkok Post

Ministry wants 35,000 eco-friendly...

The Industry Ministry is seeking help from related agencies led by the Board of Investment and the Small and Medium Enterprise Development Bank of Thailand in providing incentives and support for 35,000 factories to reach Green Industry levels within five years.

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Brandon Sun

Nation's capital to host youth empowerment summit in 2016 after Bangkok

Ottawa was chosen Monday to host the four-day One Young World summit in 2016, winning a competition to hold the event.

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