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Thai military promises government by August, lifts curfew

Thai military promises government by August, lifts curfew

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

Thailand’s ruling military government lifted a nationwide curfew on Friday to bolster the country’s vital tourism industry and promised to install an interim [...]
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Thailand’s rampant trafficking may carry price

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

He was too sick to eat, and Min Min Chan’s chest ached with each breath he sucked. It didn’t matter: The Thai captain warned him to get back on deck and start [...]
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Thai junta considers $93b transport plan

Thai junta considers $93b transport plan

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

The head of Thailand’s military junta said Friday he is considering a 3 trillion baht ($93 billion) plan to build more rail lines and other infrastructure, adding more [...]
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Thailand’s rampant trafficking may carry price

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

He was too sick to eat, and Min Min Chan’s chest ached with each breath he sucked. It didn’t matter: The Thai captain warned him to get back on deck and start [...]
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Thailand votes against international forced labour protocol

16-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Theguardian | 6:00 AM

Perpetrators of forced labour, which is estimated to affect 21 million people globally, will be punished in most countries under a UN treaty agreed on Wednesday, though [...]
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As Thailand Exodus Continues, Worries of Abuse Rise

16-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Voacambodia | 6:00 AM

Human rights workers and members of the opposition party say they are concerned about the transport of Cambodian workers out of Thailand, as thousands continue to flee the [...]
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Thailand tourism: No more curfew

16-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Eturbonews | 6:00 AM

In Thailand the nationwide nighttime curfew in place since 22 May 2014 is to be lifted as of tonight (13 June 2014). The announcement from the National Council for Peace and [...]
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Labour minister Says 43000 Workers Back From Thailand

16-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Cambodiadaily | 6:00 AM

The Ministry of Labour said on Friday that more than 43,000 Cambodians had been deported from or fled Thailand during a junta-led roundup of illegal migrant workers, while [...]
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NCPO order free-to-air World Cup screening in Thailand

14-Jun-2014 Intellasia | GOAL.com | 6:00 AM

The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO), the ruling Military junta in Thailand following the recent coup, have declared that the upcoming World Cup in Brazil must be [...]
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B’desh to sue Thai, Burma nationals

14-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Daily Times | 6:00 AM

Three detained foreign human traffickers will be sued in connection with Wednesday’s shooting on a vessel carrying more than 300 illegal migrants in Bay of Bengal, an [...]
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After Thailand’s coup, a stifling of online dissent (Q&A)

14-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Cnet | 6:00 AM

On May 22, Thailand’s army took control of the country. With the prime minister detained and the senate dissolved, the coup leaders had complete power. In contrast with [...]
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Thai Junta To Foreign Journalists: ‘Don’t Call It A Coup’

14-Jun-2014 Intellasia | NPR | 6:00 AM

First it wasn’t a coup. Then, it was. Now, Thailand’s ruling military junta tells foreign journalists that its May 22 toppling of an elected government was no [...]
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Foreign affairs ministry: Many countries see Thailand in good light

14-Jun-2014 Intellasia | NNT | 6:00 AM

The Thai Ministry of Foreign Affairs has confirmed many countries now understand the political situation in Thailand and express readiness to provide cooperation in various [...]
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Thailand: Salute to the past

14-Jun-2014 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

Banners unfurled near Bangkok’s Victory Monument proclaim that what Thailand needs most is unity for the sake of “nation, religion and King”. The message, [...]
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Thousands of Cambodian Workers Flee Thailand

14-Jun-2014 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

Officials in Phnom Penh say thousands of Cambodian workers have fled Thailand since the military coup in Bangkok, and more people are crossing the border every day. Workers [...]
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