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Thailand Charges Buddhist Monks After Tiger Parts Found At Temple

04-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thai authorities charged three Buddhist monks on Thursday after they were caught trying to smuggle tiger skins and charms made from tiger parts out a temple which monks said [...]
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Thailand tiger temple faces criminal complaint

04-Jun-2016 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Federal officials in Thailand plan to file a criminal complaint against the controversial “Tiger Temple” after 40 dead tiger cubs were found in a freezer at the [...]
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Thailand’s thoughtcrime arrests are getting dangerously bizarre

04-Jun-2016 Intellasia | The Week | 6:00 AM

Thailand is now entering its third year under military dictatorship, a reign established when generals seized power from an elected government on May 22, 2014. The army has [...]
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Thailand Tiger Temple monk held ‘for smuggling’

04-Jun-2016 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

Thai authorities say they have detained a monk attempting to smuggle tiger skins and fangs from a Buddhist temple. Operators at Wat Pha Luang Ta Bua temple, known as the [...]
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Thailand kick off King’s Cup campaign today

04-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

When the prestigious King’s Cup kicks off today, the Thai national squad will be carrying a massive burden of expectations with the home team fans hoping that their [...]
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Thailand placed 20th out of 167 countries in Global Slavery Index

04-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Coconuts | 6:00 AM

This year’s Global Slavery Index has put Thailand in 20th place based on the country’s percentage of slaves among the population. It estimates that almost a half [...]
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Thai Monks, Who Charged Tourists $17 For Tiger Selfies, Kept 40 Dead Cubs In Temple Freezer

04-Jun-2016 Intellasia | The Washington Post | 6:00 AM

When Thai officials cracked open a freezer in the Buddhist monastery’s kitchen on Wednesday, they were greeted by a blast of chill air and an unnerving sight: the [...]
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Defiant Thai leader rebukes ‘haters’ with vow to stay in power

03-Jun-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s junta leader swatted away critics Wednesday, vowing to stay in power “despite how much you hate me”, as tensions simmer before a referendum which [...]
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Dozens of dead cubs found at Thai tiger temple

03-Jun-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thai wildlife officials have discovered dozens of dead cubs inside a freezer at a controversial “tiger temple” that has been locked in a long-running dispute with [...]
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Thailand a top destination for Russians this year

03-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Thailand will continue to be among the favourite places for tourists from Russia for their summer holidays, according to the Russian Federal Tourism Agency. The agency has [...]
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Thailand’s democratic future at a crossroads

03-Jun-2016 Intellasia | | 6:00 AM

The day is fast approaching when the Thai people will get to participate in a referendum on the country’s new constitution. But activists criticise the charter and fear [...]
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Thailand: country singer gets seven year jail sentence for royal insult

03-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Newsweek | 6:00 AM

Thailand on Wednesday jailed a country singer and political activist for seven-and-a-half years, on grounds of insulting the monarchy in a public speech made three years ago. [...]
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Thailand’s 50 Richest 2016: Growth Pangs Spur Tycoons To Go On A Buying Binge

03-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

With soaring household debt and an economy crawling along at 2.8 percent in 2015, Thailand has become a nation of reluctant shoppers. To boost domestic consumption, the [...]
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Exclusive: Thailand’s PTT studies proposal for retail business IPO – sources

03-Jun-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s biggest energy company PTT is examining a proposal to list its retail marketing business and is expected to complete the study in the third quarter of this [...]
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Thai Officials Find 40 Dead Cubs in Freezer at Tiger Temple

03-Jun-2016 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

The Thai wildlife authorities found 40 dead tiger cubs in a freezer on Wednesday at the Tiger Temple, a controversial tourist attraction in western Thailand, and were [...]
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