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Australian charged with sexually abusing twins he fathered with Thai surrogate

03-Sep-2014 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

An Australian who fathered surrogate twins with a Thai woman has been charged with sexually abusing the children. The man, who cannot be identified, has been charged with [...]
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British activist set for Thai defamation trial

03-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A British activist is set to face a defamation charge in a Bangkok court Tuesday stemming from a report he co-authored on alleged labour abuses in Thailand’s food [...]
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Thailand introduces new visa regulations

03-Sep-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Thai authorities have implemented new visa regulations aimed at boosting tourism and tightening loopholes often abused by those who want to extend their stay. Previously, [...]
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Thailand offers 30-day visa extension to 48 countries

03-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Travel Biz Monitor | 6:00 AM

In a bid to boost tourist arrivals that were hurt by Thailand’s political crisis, the government has authorised a 30-day extension to tourist visas for nationals of 48 [...]
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Thailand Inflation Continues to Ease

03-Sep-2014 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s consumer prices eased further for the third consecutive month in August, leading some economists to predict that the country’s central bank will keep [...]
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Military-heavy cabinet named in Thailand

03-Sep-2014 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s military leader and prime minister general Prayuth Chan-ocha has unveiled a new interim cabinet in which key ministries will be run by senior military [...]
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Volkswagen to build production facility in Thailand

03-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

German carmaker Volkswagen is expecting the go-ahead for a factory in Thailand, newspaper reports have claimed. The company aims to strengthen its position in markets with [...]
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Thailand tourism bounces back, appoints new tourism minister

03-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Ttg Asia | 6:00 AM

THAILAND is getting back on track to welcome tourists again, and unveiled over the weekend that a female tourism minister would take the helm effective immediately. Speaking [...]
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Thai ruler Prayuth gives top cabinet posts to junta inner circle POSTED ONLINE

02-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Military ruler general Prayuth Chan-ocha has named an interim cabinet dominated by members of the security forces to govern Thailand through at least a year of political [...]
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British activist braces for controversial defamation trial

02-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Phuket Gazette | 6:00 AM

A British activist will go on trial tomorrow in Bangkok for defamation, facing a possible jail term after his investigation into alleged labour abuses in the food industry. [...]
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Thailand: 300,000 sign petitions to drop charges against Andy Hall

02-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Fresh Fruit Portal | 6:00 AM

With the Natural Fruit v. Andy Hall criminal trial set to start tomorrow (September 2) in Bangkok, the number of signatures in petition campaigns to drop the charges has [...]
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Thai PM stacks cabinet with soldiers

Thai PM stacks cabinet with soldiers

02-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s coup leader and newly appointed premier Prayut Chan-O-Cha on Sunday received royal endorsement for a cabinet stacked with soldiers, as the military extended [...]
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Thai arrests over demands for legal action against ex-PM

02-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thai police on Sunday arrested at least two people for distributing leaflets demanding renewed legal action against ex-premier Abhisit Vejjajiva and his then deputy for their [...]
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Thailand switches focus to European market

02-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Travel Daily Media | 6:00 AM

Thailand is switching its attention to the European market in an effort to boost visitor arrivals ahead of the winter tourism high season. The Tourism Authority of Thailand [...]
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Police release 2010 relatives

02-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Bang Sue police on Sunday evening released without charge three relatives of people killed in the 2010 political unrest who had been distributing leaflets demanding legal [...]
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