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Thailand’s junta considers subsidy for poor farmers

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

Thailand’s finance ministry plans to propose next month a subsidy to help ease the burden on farmers at a time of falling commodity prices as the military government [...]
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Burma, Thai media firms link up to boost quality content

20-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Nation Multimedia | 6:00 AM

AMID intense competition in the emerging broadcasting industry of Myanmar, leading media companies are seeking content partners from Thailand in order to improve the quality [...]
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Nepali outbound surges, Thailand top destination

20-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Ekantipur | 6:00 AM

Travel agencies selling outbound tour packages have reported a surge in bookings pointing to a rebound from last year’s slump thanks to rising disposable incomes among [...]
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Thai PM sends signals by visiting Burma first, says Bangkok daily

20-Sep-2014 Intellasia | BNI | 6:00 AM

The decision by Thailand’s junta leader and prime minister general Prayuth Chan-ocha to visit Myanmar on his first official overseas trip is significant for many [...]
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Thailand, China to revive moribund trade, investment forum

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

Thailand and China on Thursday agreed to revive a forum aimed at boosting mutual trade and investment as Beijing continues to court the kingdom. Chinese ambassador to [...]
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China, Thailand Keen To Increase Bilateral Trade, Investment

20-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

The Thailand-China Joint Trade Committee will hold a meeting in China’s capital Beijing and Bangkok on ways to increase bilateral trade and investment between the two [...]
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Burmese Migrants Cleared of Tourist Killings in Thailand

20-Sep-2014 Intellasia | The Irrawaddy | 6:00 AM

Six Burmese migrants were released by Thai police on Wednesday, two days after they were detained on suspicion of involvement in the grisly murder of two British tourists on [...]
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Thailand: Military trial of peaceful protesters an ‘affront to justice’

20-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Amnesty | 6:00 AM

The conviction of four peaceful protesters by a Thai military court today is an affront to justice and another sign of repression under military rule, Amnesty International [...]
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US waives human trafficking sanctions on Thailand

20-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

President Barack Obama has decided not to impose sanctions against Malaysia and Thailand for failing to meet minimum standards in combating human trafficking. In June, the [...]
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Thai military ruler apologises for bikini comment

20-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s military ruler apologised Thursday for suggesting that foreigners visiting the country’s world-famous beaches might be unsafe wearing bikinis in the [...]
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Thai PM apologises for bikini comment after murder of British tourists

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

Thai prime minister general Prayuth Chan-ocha apologised on Thursday for criticising tourists who wear bikinis in Thailand, comments that sparked an international outcry [...]
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Forensic report into British murders in Thailand leaked to local media

19-Sep-2014 Intellasia | SMH | 6:00 AM

Murdered British tourist David Miller struggled violently with his attacker or attackers in the sea on a scenic Thai resort island to protect his fellow victim Hannah [...]
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Thailand murders: British brothers questioned

19-Sep-2014 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

Jonathan Head reports that the murder investigation is “kicking in to a higher gear” Police investigating the murders of two British tourists in Thailand have [...]
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Thailand says no DNA match yet for slain Britons

19-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Police in Thailand said Wednesday that DNA samples from the bodies of two British tourists found bludgeoned on a resort island did not match any collected from 12 people who [...]
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Koh Tao, Thailand: DNA of Victims Does Not Match Key Suspects Including British Brothers

19-Sep-2014 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

DNA found on the body of one of the British tourists murdered in Thailand has not matched any of the 12 suspects, police have revealed. The bodies of Hannah Witheridge, 23, [...]
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