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1 hr ago | 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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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Malaysia,

2 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Travel

5 hrs ago | 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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9 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Turning heads

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

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Related Topix: World News, Tyne and Wear County, England, United Kingdom, Durham County, England, Northumberland County, England, Painting, Arts

13 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Tax, Southeast Asia, World News, Travel

17 hrs ago | 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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21 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, New Year's Day/Eve, World News

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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SFGate

Teething troubles for Chinese tourists in Thailand

In this March 30, 2014 photo, Chinese tourists pose for a photograph at the main entrance to Chiang Mai University in Chiang Mai province, northern Thailand.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Age

Australian faces jail for coverage of same story that won Reuters a Pulitzer prize

Award-winning coverage: Akram, an 18-year-old Rohingya, who cannot walk, rests on a makeshift bed at a mosque near Songkhla, close to Thailand's border with Malaysia.

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NEWS.com.au

Is this guy the grubbiest dad in Australia?

A SECRET 'club' of Queensland health workers would gather in a hospital workshop and celebrate how much they had stolen from taxpayers.

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Bangkok Post

Big push for content creativity

While other goods are bracing for lower exports and weakened consumption at home due to the political crisis, Thailand's digital content industry remains intact and on course to strong growth.

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

Broward-Palm Beach

The Thai New Year Is All About Water and Chang Beer

Songkran, the Thai traditional New Year--better known as the Water Festival--is all about getting blasted with water and beer and this year it landed on Sunday, April 13. You missed out on celebrating the festivities in Chiang Mai or Phuket with the hundreds of thousands who gathered there, but it's not too late to do a little Thai-style ... (more)

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