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Thailand offers lowest rice bid price

02-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Manilastandard Today | 6:00 AM

Thailand on Friday offered the lowest bid to supply 500,000 metric tonnes of rice to the Philippines this year to boost Manila’s buffer stocks for the lean season. The [...]
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Thailand is fully committed to democracy

02-Mar-2015 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

The February 20 editorial “Thailand’s rule by force” grossly misrepresented the situation in the country. Thailand has not wavered in its commitment to [...]
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Thai junta chief may testify to agency probing 2010 crackdown

Thai junta chief may testify to agency probing 2010 crackdown

28-Feb-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s junta chief Thursday said he is willing to provide testimony about his involvement in a deadly 2010 military crackdown on anti-government protesters in [...]
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Stuck in limbo, Bangkok’s hidden urban refugees scrape by

28-Feb-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

They were a middle-class family in Pakistan, living in a comfortable three-bedroom apartment with a modern kitchen and a PlayStation for the three kids. Fluent in English, [...]
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Bidding for oil and gas concessions in Thailand put on hold

28-Feb-2015 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The move to delay the bidding is a rare concession from the prime minister, following weeks of public opposition to the plan. Bidding for Thailand’s oil and gas [...]
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US, Japan Cautiously Rebuild Ties With Thailand

28-Feb-2015 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

The United States and Japan drew international attention this month, as both countries separately marked positive shifts in their relations with Thailand. While the United [...]
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Thai military government to delay bidding for oil, gas concessions

28-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Customs Today | 6:00 AM

The Customs Department has announced the seizure of ivory and other illegal items worth Bt5 million that were mailed to Thailand from October 2014 to February this year. The [...]
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Aust mine reopens in Thailand

28-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Echo | 6:00 AM

An Australian gold mine in central Thailand has been cleared to restart operations by the Thai department of mines six weeks after a shutdown over charges of heavy metal [...]
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Thailand Set to Boost Derivatives Sales as Rules Expand Choice

28-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s money managers may boost their holdings of derivatives and structured notes after rules that restricted their purchases were loosened. The nation’s [...]
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Thailand’s human rights record ‘worrying’

27-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Nationmulti Media | 6:00 AM

HUMAN RIGHTS violations in Thailand have worsened after the coup last May and the situation remains worrying, Amnesty International says. In its annual report entitled [...]
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Obama: Thailand is partner and ally

27-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

US President Barack Obama told Thailand’s new ambassador that Washington considers Thailand as a partner and ally, despite differences over last year’s coup and [...]
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Overfishing driving slavery on Thailand’s seafood boats

27-Feb-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Urine pools under a bed where an emaciated Burmese man lies wearing only a T-shirt and a diaper. As he struggles to sit up and steady himself, he tears at his thick, dark [...]
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Stuck in limbo, Bangkok’s hidden urban refugees scrape by

27-Feb-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

They were a middle-class family in Pakistan, living in a comfortable three-bedroom apartment with a modern kitchen and a PlayStation for the three kids. Fluent in English, [...]
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Thailand passes law to end ‘rent-a-womb’ tourism

26-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Health24 | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s interim parliament has passed a law that bans foreigners from seeking surrogacy services to end a “rent-a-womb” industry that made the Southeast [...]
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Former Thai leaders may face impeachment over 2010 crackdown

Former Thai leaders may face impeachment over 2010 crackdown

26-Feb-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Two prominent pro-establishment Thai politicians should face impeachment for their role in a 2010 military crackdown that killed more than 90 anti-government protesters, the [...]
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