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3 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Monks nabbed smuggling migrants

Tak immigration police have arrested two monks reportedly from the controversial Wat Phra Dhammakaya sect for allegedly smuggling 30 illegal immigrants into Thailand.

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8 hrs ago | CNN

Chiang Dao Caves, Thailand

The Chiang Dao caves are located about a 1 hour drive north of Thailand's city of Chiang Mai.

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8 hrs ago | BYU Magazine

Chiang Mai, Thailand

He urges visitors not to forget to head up to Chiang Mai, the second-biggest city in the country and the cultural center of northern Thailand.

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12 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Gunkul plans B4.2bn outlay

The SET-listed Gunkul Engineering Plc, a maker and distributor of electrical products and renewable energy, will spend 4.2 billion baht on gas-turbine engine and wind energy projects this year.

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16 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Old man arrested for killing teen girl

A 71-year old man who said he was being blackmailed has been arrested on a charge of killing a teenage girl on Saturday.

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17 hrs ago | Hospitality Net

Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas

Anantara. The word in Sanskrit means "without end" and evokes the freedom, movement and harmony that are the spirit of the Anantara Experience.

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22 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Rambo Isan issues city protest threat

Nakhon Ratchasima: Pro-government Democracy Protection Volunteers Group leader Suporn Atthawong says his group is ready will head to the capital if the Constitutional Court rules against the caretaker government.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Nation

Triple murder in Yala includes 8th kid killed in South this year

POLICE INVESTIGATORS who met to discuss the murder of three people including a two-year-old girl in Bannang Sata district in Yala were initially convinced that the gun attack on Sunday may stem from a personal conflict, Fourth Army Region Commander Lt-General Walit Rojanapakdi said yesterday.

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Bangkok Post

Teachers accused of exam fraud

The Office of the Basic Education Commission has set up a panel to investigate a school director and two qualified teachers from Buri Ram province who "dishonestly" sat screening exams for assistant teachers.

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The Nation

Laos' coffee giant eyes Thailand for expansion

Dao-Heuang Group, a leading coffee producer in Laos, is set to enter Thailand next year via a contract to grow coffee on a 1,000-rai plot of land in the North.

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Bangkok Post

'Hottest day' in Bangkok Sunday

Bangkok residents are on their way to the theoretical hottest day of the year on Sunday, when the sun will be closest to the city and directly above it.

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The Straits Times

Thailand urged to probe disappearance of activist

Members of the "Volunteers' Ward to protect the Nation's Democracy" group hold pictures of Thailand's Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra during their two days training at the stadium in Nakhon Ratchasima, Northeastern province of Thailand on April 21, 2014.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Thailand - Security Intensified In Areas Where Israeli Communities Reside

Thai police have stepped up security measures in several areas in Bangkok where Israelis reside following a recent arrest of two men suspected of being foreign terrorists, Thai News Agency reported.

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Heartbleed: Security call for update [Bangkok Post, Thailand :: ]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) April 21--Organisations handling sensitive personal and financial information are being urged to update their encryption software to the latest version in order to reduce the risk of being hit by global computer security threats including the latest Heartbleed Bug, warn major security experts.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

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Operators may seek NBTC payout over 2G losses [Bangkok Post, Thailand :: ]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) April 21--True Move and CAT Telecom are considering seeking compensation from the national telecoms regulator over the regulation governing customer retention after the expiry of concessions.

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Bangkok Post

Cops call time on B10m watch thieves

The theft of a 10-million-baht wristwatch from a shop at Gaysorn Plaza last week surprised police who seemingly overlooked the threat of Chinese criminal gangs in Thailand.

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Bangkok Post

Couple, infant niece slain in Yala attack

Police said the attack occurred on Highway 401 at Ban Bannang Kuwae in tambon Bannang Sata of Bannang Sata.

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Bangkok Post

Suporn Atthawong

A red-shirt volunteer-based group set up to "protect democracy" launched its second workshop and training programme involving self-defence and hand-to-hand combat in Nakhon Ratchasima on Sunday, with 15,000 people claimed to be taking part.

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Bangkok Post

Hell for leather

Attempts to halt a cruel and illegal cross-border trade in dogs have inadvertently resulted in the expansion of a network dealing in the animals' skins, authorities say Dog leather ... it's soft, fine-textured and readily distinguishable from other leathers due to its foul smell and scars, says Chanin Chitkomut, who encountered the product several ... (more)

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Bangkok Post

Injured Samaritan suffers wait for...

It began as an attempt to break up a drunken brawl at a Chiang Mai bar, but ended in Nicolas Brown losing the ability to walk.

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