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Thailand crucial for India’s strategic ties with Asean: Indian Ambassador Shringla

30-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Times of India | 6:00 AM

A country in transition, Thailand continues to be at the heart of India’s Look East Policy and also a popular tourist destination for Indians. India’s ambassador [...]
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Thai court dismisses case against British rights activist

Thai court dismisses case against British rights activist

30-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Thai court dismissed a defamation charge against a British activist on Wednesday in a case linked to a report he co-authored alleging severe labour abuses in [...]
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Thai court throws out defamation case against British rights activist

Thai court throws out defamation case against British rights activist

30-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A Thai court on Wednesday dismissed on a technicality a defamation case brought against a British human rights activist by a Thai fruit company. The case is the first of a [...]
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Party is over on Thai islands though Full Moon bash avoids ban

29-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thai authorities have banned beach parties on some holiday islands to stop gatherings that can get out of control and lead to violence after the murder of two British [...]
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Thailand Approves Kunming-Singapore Rail Line

29-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Rail lines running north from Bangkok to Chiang Mai have become so decrepit that derailments occur regularly. But plans to upgrade are also sidetracked with high frequency. [...]
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Thailand Beach Party Ban After Briton Murders

29-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Sky | 6:00 AM

Thai authorities have banned beach parties on some holiday islands following the murder two British tourists last month. Surat Thani governor Chatpong Chatputhi, whose [...]
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Thailand launches EU charm offensive to defend prawn industry

29-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

According to a June article by the British daily The Guardian, there is a lot to be done by Thailand’s prawn industry, the world’s largest, which sends about a [...]
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THAILAND PRESS-TAI expects 2015 car production to rise by half million – Bangkok Post

29-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s car production is estimated to rise by 500,000 vehicles next year, propelled by the second phase of the eco-car scheme, says the Thailand Automotive [...]
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Thailand reaffirms its commitment to ending the Aids epidemic by 2030

29-Oct-2014 Intellasia | UN Aids | 6:00 AM

Thailand remains committed to working with other partners to end the Aids epidemic in the region. Speaking to UNAIDS Executive director Michel Sidibe on 27 October in [...]
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HRW: Thailand yet to address 2004 attacks

28-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Jurist | 6:00 AM

Human Rights Watch (HRW) [advocacy website] on Saturday criticised [press release] the lack of action taken by the Thai government to bring police and military personnel [...]
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PHILIPPINES PRESS-Thailand’s Saha Group interested in venturing into Philippines – Malaya

28-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Daily Mail | 6:00 AM

Thai conglomerate Saha Pathanapibul Pcl is interested in venturing into the Philippines, the Malaya Business Insight newspaper reported. Saha President Chantra Purnariksha [...]
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Would Thailand be run better if its PM was elected directly by the people?

28-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Asia One | 6:00 AM

There have been loud calls from the public to have a directly elected prime minister as part of the country’s political reform. Proponents of the idea argue that the [...]
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Thailand promotes prawn industry to counter slavery row

28-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thailand went on a charm offensive in defence of its prawn industry this week, seeking to convince Europeans that it is responding to allegations of slavery and torture in [...]
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Thai students demand justice 10 years after Tak Bai killings

28-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Dozens of students rallied at a mosque in southern Thailand Saturday to demand justice for the deaths of 85 protesters a decade ago, a tragedy rights groups say is fuelling a [...]
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US says ‘scaled-down’ military drills to go ahead in Thailand

US says ‘scaled-down’ military drills to go ahead in Thailand

28-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The United States said Saturday a “scaled-down” version of annual military exercises in Thailand will go ahead next year, after mulling moving the drills outside [...]
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