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Fear at the border: Cambodian migrants flee Thailand

19-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

In a flight fuelled by rumours of killings and arrests, construction worker Chim Phon joined 180,000 fellow Cambodians in a mass exodus from Thailand and to an uncertain [...]
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Thailand: Account for ‘Disappeared’ Political Activist

19-Jun-2014 Intellasia | HRW | 6:00 AM

The Thai military authorities should immediately provide information about the whereabouts of an opposition activist arrested by soldiers on May 28, 2014, Human Rights Watch [...]
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Thailand’s war-weary southerners fear coup will erode new freedoms

19-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

They talked about corruption and politics, about healthcare and women’s rights, about the anxiety of bringing up children in a corner of Thailand where war has killed [...]
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Thailand’s war-weary southerners fear coup will erode new freedoms

19-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

They talked about corruption and politics, about healthcare and women’s rights, about the anxiety of bringing up children in a corner of Thailand where war has killed [...]
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Looking for Orange Shirts in Thailand

19-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Huffington Post | 6:00 AM

In the 1950s and ’60s, when Thailand experienced the bulk of its 19 military coups, a dark joke circulated through the market stalls of Bangkok that the country had [...]
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Cambodia slams Thailand over post-coup worker exodus

19-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Cambodia has accused Thailand’s new military rulers of fomenting an exodus of migrant workers which it claimed had caused at least eight deaths and economic hardship [...]
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Thai junta unfazed by serial hunger striker’s ‘win-win’ fast

19-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

For more than three decades, Chalad Vorachat’s hunger strikes have drawn crowds. Once, he even helped topple a government. But this time, the veteran Thai anti-coup [...]
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Burma to open another trade centre on Thai border

18-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Eleven | 6:00 AM

The construction of Maisal Trade Centre in Kayah State along the border with Thailand has just been completed and the government plans to open the border gate soon. This will [...]
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Philippines to lift Thailand deployment ban

18-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

The Philippines will lift its ban on deploying overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to Thailand, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Monday, June 16, as it lowered the [...]
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142,000 Cambodian workers return home from Thailand

142,000 Cambodian workers return home from Thailand

18-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

More than 140,000 Cambodians had fled jobs in Thailand to return home as of Monday, fearing a crackdown on illegal migrants under junta rule, an official said. The mass [...]
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Thai coup leaders’ goal: Democracy on their terms

Thai coup leaders’ goal: Democracy on their terms

18-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

From the day Thailand’s military coup leader seized power last month, he has promised unspecified reforms to restore stability and return to civilian rule and [...]
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Thailand says no policy to ‘sweep and clean’ illegal migrants

18-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s junta denied on Monday that they were pursuing a “sweep and clean” policy of driving illegal foreign workers out of the country, despite mass [...]
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Thailand Defends Human Rights Record

18-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Voa News | 6:00 AM

Thai government officials are defending their country’s rights record as the US State Department prepares to issue its annual human trafficking report. Thailand faces a [...]
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In Thailand, a Struggle for Control of State Firms

18-Jun-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s military junta is moving to extend its control over the nation’s powerful state-owned enterprises, a formidable economic sector that has been a crucial [...]
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Thailand Ends Controversial Rice Subsidy Scheme

18-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Voa News | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s military government ended a rice price-support scheme, put in place under the former civilian government, as investigations continue into widespread [...]
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