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CorrectedThailand arrests 10 Russians who ran sex training course in Pattaya

28-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thai police on Monday arrested a group of 10 Russians who were running a sex training class for their compatriots in the seaside town of Pattaya, and have charged them with [...]
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Thailand government and World Bank join hands to promote IoT awareness

28-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Opengov Asia | 6:00 AM

DEPA is responsible for setting up the IoT institute in the Eastern Economic Corridor Digital Park. According to a report in the Bangkok Post, DEPA is also seeking to form an [...]
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High-speed rail linking 3 airports in Thailand wins committee approval

28-Feb-2018 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

A 200 billion baht (US$6.4 billion) high-speed rail project linking three key airports in Thailand has been approved by a high-level committee led by prime minister [...]
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New political parties to take first steps to contest elections in Thailand

28-Feb-2018 Intellasia | The Nation | 6:00 AM

More than 100 new political parties are expected to launch within weeks in Thailand after registration opens on Friday (March 2). It will be the first time since the military [...]
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Man arrested over illegal passage into Thailand

27-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Khmertimeskh | 6:00 AM

Anti-human trafficking and juvenile protection police in Banteay Meanchey province on Saturday arrested a man accused of brokering illegal migration into Thailand for [...]
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Thai activists in Pinocchio masks call junta leader ‘liar’

27-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hundreds of pro-democracy activists in Thailand wore cartoon masks portraying the country’s junta leader with a long nose on Saturday, calling him a “liar” [...]
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Thai fintech startup StockRadars allows users to duplicate trades executed by expert stock traders; to raise $12M via ICO

27-Feb-2018 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

The social trading startup has also partnered with LINE Thailand to enable users to buy and sell stocks inside the chat platform Thai stock trading and analytics startup [...]
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Chambers: Thailand Military Junta Wants Elections In Order To Strengthen Grip On Power

26-Feb-2018 Intellasia | | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s prime minister, Prayuth Chan-ocha, has called for elections several times since he took power following a military coup in 2014. And he has found a way to [...]
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Japanese Man Wins Legal Right to 13 Children Born in Thailand

26-Feb-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Children were taken into Thai state care in 2014 but will now move to Japan with father A wealthy Japanese man at the centre of a “baby factory” scandal in [...]
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Thailand’s ranking in corruption fight improves to 96

24-Feb-2018 Intellasia | The Nation | 6:00 AM

Efforts to curb corruption in Thailand are paying dividends, with the Kingdom’s ranking in the latest global Corruption Perception Index rising to 96 from 101 last [...]
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Thai junta under pressure to tackle pollution ‘crisis’

24-Feb-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Environmental activists presented the Thai junta with an hourglass filled with dust on Thursday as part of a plea to tackle the hazardous levels of air pollution that have [...]
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Thailand says ‘not concerned’ about Thaksin’s tour

23-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand is not concerned about the movement of fugitive former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra and his sister, also an ousted former leader, after recent visits by the [...]
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Thailand’s female monks fight for recognition

23-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

‘Bhikkhunis’ and their monasteries are not legally recognised by Thailand’s Buddhist leadershipor by the governmentand do not enjoy state funding and other [...]
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UPDATE 1-Thailand in no rush to raise interest ratescentral bank chief

23-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand is in no rush to tighten its monetary policy despite rising global interest rates, thanks to ample domestic liquidity and benign inflation, the central bank governor [...]
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Joint M’sia-Thai operation rescues 11 Thais from Macau scam syndicate

22-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

Eleven Thai nationals believed to have been forced to work for a Taiwanese-led “Macau Scam” syndicate in Kuala Lumpur were rescued in a joint operation by the [...]
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