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Thailand drafts another undemocratic constitution

04-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Neurope | 6:00 AM

The Thai military junta government released the final draft of the newly revised constitution, on March 29. The draft was heavily condemned across the political spectrum, by [...]
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Thais need road map for democracy

04-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Observers gaze with incredulity at the number of times Thailand has redrawn its Constitution. If the latest draft is passed, it would be 20. On the face of it, everything [...]
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US Double Standards Human Rights: Thailand vs. Saudi Arabia

04-Apr-2016 Intellasia | lGobal Research | 6:00 AM

The Southeast Asian nation of Thailand has found itself repeatedly in the spotlight regarding labour practices, and in particular those among its shrimp and fishing [...]
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Thailand”s Economic Recovery Still Slow

02-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Nasdaq | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s economic conditions had a slow pace of recovery in February, with growth mostly driven by tourism and public spending, the Bank of Thailand said Thursday. [...]
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Series of bombs kills 1, injures dozens in south Thailand

02-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Mashable | 6:00 AM

Multiple bombs went off Wednesday night and Thursday morning in the Muslim-majority province of Pattani in south Thailand. Reports say one civilian was killed by a blast [...]
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Thailand bans journalist Pravit Rojanaphruk from travelling to UN event

02-Apr-2016 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s government has banned an outspoken journalist from travelling to Finland to celebrate World Press Freedom Day in May. Pravit Rojanaphruk writes for online [...]
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Thailand’s Junta Bans Outspoken Journalist from Attending World Press Freedom Day Hosted by the United Nation

02-Apr-2016 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

Prime minister Prayuth Chan-ocha’s distain for the media has reared itself once again, outspoken journalist Pravit Rojanaphruk has been banned from travelling to [...]
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One dead, dozens wounded in wave of bombs in south Thailand

02-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Several bombs have gone off in Thailand’s insurgency-plagued south killing one person and wounding dozens in a new wave of violence, the military said on Thursday. The [...]
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Thailand’s Consumer Prices Continue to Fall in March

02-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Nasdaq | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s deflation continued for the 15th straight month in March despite a slight recovery in oil prices, the Commerce Ministry said Friday. The country’s [...]
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Gay couple’s lives ‘destroyed’ by custody war with Thai surrogate

01-Apr-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A foreign same-sex couple battling a local Thai surrogate for custody over their infant daughter said Wednesday their lives had been “destroyed” by the 14-month [...]
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Ousted party urges Thais to reject junta’s constitution

01-Apr-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The political party toppled in Thailand’s 2014 coup urged voters Wednesday to reject the military’s proposed new constitution, describing it as an undemocratic [...]
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Thailand hit by its worst drought in decades

01-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

Thai dams run low as an El Nino-induced water shortage reduces reservoirs to critical levels. Thailand is in the grip of its worst drought for more than 20 years, with water [...]
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Thailand: Sedition Charge for Red Bowl Photo

01-Apr-2016 Intellasia | HRW | 6:00 AM

Sedition charges for a Facebook photo expressing symbolic support for Thailand’s political opposition shows the military junta’s utter disregard for peaceful [...]
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HRW slams junta over sedition charge for dissent

01-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Nationmultimedia | 6:00 AM

HUMAN RIGHTS Watch said yesterday that sedition charges over a Facebook photo expressing symbolic support for Thailand’s political opposition shows the military [...]
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Thailand army gets sweeping policing powers amid crackdown on dissent

01-Apr-2016 Intellasia | Marketwatch | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s ruling junta gave the army sweeping policing powers to arrest and hold criminal suspects as dissent builds against plans to extend its control over what was [...]
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