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1 hr ago | Bangkok Post

Thailand faces severe drought

Parts of Ping River that run through Tak province have completely dried out and have become new picnic spots for the locals.

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5 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Four killed, 50 injured in bus accident

This bus from Chiang Mai to Mae Sariang ran off the road and hit a tree in Hot district, Chiang Mai, on Thursday, killing at least four people and injuring about 50 others.

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5 hrs ago | Reuters

Reporters charged with defamation remanded on bail in Thailand

Two journalists were remanded on bail in Thailand on Thursday on charges of criminal defamation and other offences in connection with a story they published on the trafficking of Muslim minority Rohingya people from Myanmar.

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5 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Double-decker bus overturns, 3 killed

A double-decker bus carrying elederly people to a temple in Tha Muang district overturned, crashing on to its side, on a main road on Thursday morning, killing three passengers and leaving another 39 injured, police said.

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6 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Thailand Has Potential To Become Asean's Largest Auto Parts Producer: Association President

Thailand has potential to become the largest producer of auto parts in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations , Thai News Agency reported quoting Thai Sub-contracting Promotion Association president Somkiart Chupakcharoen as saying on Wednesday.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

Thailand, Muslim, south, insurgency, Malay, Thaksin, Yingluck, Shinawatra

At a recent event to mark the first anniversary of a landmark peace dialogue in Thailand's troubled south, the mood was more uncertain than celebratory.

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NEWS.com.au

Dying in paradise: 248 killed, 2643 hurt in days

NO, THIS isn't a war-torn area. The dark side of a destination frequented by Australians has been revealed.

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Bangkok Post

Three on the streets

What draws tourists to Thailand and what do they think about it when they get here? Mats Johannesen put that question to several people on the street, the last in our "Thailand through Norwegian eyes" series.

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Bangkok Post

Turning heads

Chon Buri-based British artist Thomas Donaldson's debut solo exhibition is all about facial expressions.

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Jaunted

Where to Go with Your Tax Refund: Thailand, for Beach Days and Night Markets

Tax day is here, and you're probably excited...but not because you love sifting through receipts and credit card statements.

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Bangkok Post

Yingluck heads for judicial showdown

Caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra faces a court hearing this week that could bar her from office, a move that would be in line with the aims of recent anti-government protests but would plunge the country into uncharted waters.

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Mashable

Southeast Asia Celebrates the New Year With Huge Water Fights

From Sunday to Tuesday, people across Southeast Asia participated in their respective country's water festivals to celebrate the New Year.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, New Year's Day/Eve, World News, Burma,

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Bangkok Post

Pair held over monk's death

Nonthaburi: Two Myanmar men have been detained in connection with the murder of the abbot of Wat Sam Ngam temple in Bang Bua Thong on Saturday night, police said yesterday.

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Reuters

Thailand Press-Four Seasons luxury hotel operator looks for property in Phuket - The Nation

Four Seasons Hotels Ltd, a Canadian-based management operator of luxury hotels, is looking to penetrate the Phuket market to tap Thailand's growing tourism industry better.

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Bangkok Post

Emergency line hit by prank calls

The public health permanent secretary on Tuesday asked parents in Ayutthaya and Nakhon Sawan to warn their children after the 1669 medical emergency hotline in the provinces had been flooded with prank calls made by teenagers.

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Bangkok Post

Thaksin: Government 'ready to talk'

Ousted premier Thaksin Shinawatra has called on all sides to end political malice and said the Yingluck Shinawatra-led government is ready for talks with every group so long as they are based on democratic principles.

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Bangkok Post

38 hurt in Saraburi bus accident

Thirty-eight people were hurt when a coach skidded and landed on its side on the shoulder of a road in Kaeng Khoi, Saraburi province, on Tuesday.

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Wall Street Journal

Thailand's Songkran Festival Hits Full Swing

Thais and tourists splash one another with water as they join the annual Songkran New Year celebration in Bangkok's Silom district on April 13. Thailand's tourism council said earlier this week that it expected Songkran revenues this year to reach around 14 billion baht .

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Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, World News, Thailand Travel, Chiang Mai, Thailand Travel, Ayutthaya, Thailand Travel, Opinion

Bangkok Post

Beach fun in different styles

Foreign tourists stay on Rin beach on Koh Phangan from Monday morning to noon the next day for the full-moon party.

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ABC News

Teething Troubles for Chinese Tourists in Thailand

The bucolic, once laid-back campus of one of Thailand's top universities is under a security clampdown.

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