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Thai crisis likely to resume after royal funeral

Thai crisis likely to resume after royal funeral

17-Nov-2008 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:01 AM

Thailand’s rival political camps began a three-day truce Friday for the cremation of the king’s sister, but the hostilities that have hampered economic growth and [...]
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Indian budget carrier eyes Thailand links

17-Nov-2008 Intellasia | bangkokpost.com | 7:01 AM

Bangkok is on the international itinerary of the New Delhi-based budget carrier IndiGo with a possible start of scheduled air service between Thailand and India next year. [...]
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Barred by Britain, exiled Thai PM seeks new home

17-Nov-2008 Intellasia | AP | 7:01 AM

Thailand’s former prime minister once used tax havens to shelter his fortune. Now, as a fugitive facing jail time, he is seeking a haven for himself. A Thai court found [...]
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Thai funeral comes amid tug-of-war over monarchy: analysts

15-Nov-2008 Intellasia | AFP | 8:01 AM

Thailand’s political upheaval may briefly halt for the funeral this weekend of the king’s sister, but the royal event comes at a time of rare tussles over the [...]
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Thai prime minister warns of bomb attacks in Bangkok

14-Nov-2008 Intellasia | Newkerala | 7:01 AM

Thai prime minister Somchai Wongsawat today alerted people in the capital city to avoid crowded public places citing advice from security forces of likely bomb attacks linked [...]
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Thailand to push Thaksin extradition wherever he goes: officials

12-Nov-2008 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

Authorities in Thailand will press for the extradition of Thaksin Shinawatra no matter where he goes to live, officials said Monday after Britain revoked the ousted prime [...]
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Thai PM to visit Philippines, no plan to meet Thaksin

11-Nov-2008 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 7:01 AM

Prime minister Somchai Wongsawat will pay an official visit to the Philippines on Monday, but he has dismissed a rumour that he had also planned to meet ex-premier Thaksin [...]
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Britain revokes Thaksin’s visa: Thai foreign ministry

Britain revokes Thaksin’s visa: Thai foreign ministry

11-Nov-2008 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

Britain has revoked the visas of ousted Thai prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra and his wife, Thailand’s foreign ministry told AFP Saturday, after they fled to the UK to [...]
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Thaksin’s self-inflicted wound

Thaksin’s self-inflicted wound

11-Nov-2008 Intellasia | Bangkokpost | 7:01 AM

The British government’s decision to revoke the visas of Thaksin Shinawatra and his wife Khunying Potjaman is a blow to his personal life and more importantly to his [...]
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Thailand’s International Reserves Increase as on October 31

10-Nov-2008 Intellasia | RTTNews | 7:01 AM

Thailand’s international reserves totaled US$103.17 billion for the week ended October 31, up from US$102.98 billion in the week ended October 24, a report by the Bank [...]
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Thailand’s best-known social critic arrested for royal insult

Thailand’s best-known social critic arrested for royal insult

10-Nov-2008 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

Thailand’s best-known social critic Sulak Sivaraksa was arrested in Bangkok for insulting the kingdom’s monarchy, police said Friday. British-educated Sulak, 76, [...]
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Thailand to face WTO investigation on cigarettes

Thailand to face WTO investigation on cigarettes

10-Nov-2008 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:01 AM

The World Trade Organisation (WTO) is set to investigate Thailand’s treatment of imported cigarettes later this month, according to a meeting agenda circulated on [...]
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Thailand to shut down Chiang Mai during Asean summit

Thailand to shut down Chiang Mai during Asean summit

07-Nov-2008 Intellasia | Bang Kok Post | 7:01 AM

All schools and government offices in Chiang Mai’s Muang district will close for four days from December 15 to ensure clear roads for leaders attending the Association [...]
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Four more killed in Thailand’s bomb-hit south: police

07-Nov-2008 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

Suspected separatist militants killed four civilians in Thailand’s troubled Yala province, hours after twin bomb blasts left killed one and wounded 70, police said [...]
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Asean chief shrugs off Thai summit fears

06-Nov-2008 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

The secretary-general of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations said Tuesday he was confident Thailand could pull off a successful summit despite it grappling with [...]
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