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UN Urges Thailand to Drop Cases Against Women Rights Activists

04-Aug-2017 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

The United Nations urged Thailand on Tuesday to drop criminal cases against female activists who campaign for the rights of their communities, amid concerns they face [...]
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Thailand: Drop sedition charges against prominent journalist for Facebook posts

04-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Amnesty | 6:00 AM

Responding to the Thai authorities summoning of prominent journalist Pravit Rojanaphruk to answer accusations of sedition for some of his Facebook posts, Amnesty [...]
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Thai activist abducted in Laos as tensions rise in Thailand

03-Aug-2017 Intellasia | SMH | 6:00 AM

A Thai activist has been abducted by armed men in Laos where he operated a community radio network affiliated with Thailand’s opposition “red shirt” [...]
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Surge in N Koreans slipping into Thailand: immigration

03-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The number of North Koreans slipping illegally into Thailand has surged in recent months, according to immigration bureau officials, as tensions mount on the Korean peninsula [...]
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Who are Thailand’s 46 Million Facebook Users?

03-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Thailand has 46 million registered Facebook users, a huge percentage of the Thai population. David Norcross has put together some interesting statistic on exactly who they [...]
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UN urges Thailand to drop cases against women rights activists

03-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The United Nations urged Thailand on Tuesday to drop criminal cases against female activists who campaign for the rights of their communities, amid concerns they face [...]
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Former PMs in Thai court ahead of abuse of power verdict

03-Aug-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Two former Thai prime ministers arrived in court in Bangkok on Tuesday to hear verdicts in their trial arising from the quelling of an anti-government protest in 2008. [...]
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Thai ex-PM Yingluck defiant as verdict looms

Thai ex-PM Yingluck defiant as verdict looms

02-Aug-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Embattled Thai ex-premier Yingluck Shinawatra said she was a “victim of politics” in a defiant closing defence on Tuesday at her trial for negligence over a rice [...]
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Rights group says Thai anti-junta activist abducted in Laos

Rights group says Thai anti-junta activist abducted in Laos

02-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

An exiled Thai opposition activist and outspoken critic of Thailand’s ruling junta has been abducted in Laos, a rights group said on Tuesday, calling on authorities in [...]
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Tearful former Thai PM Yingluck says she was never dishonest

02-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra delivered a tearful closing statement to a Bangkok court on Tuesday, saying she did not act dishonestly in a multi [...]
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130 university freshmen in north-east Thailand down with flu after partying together

01-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Strict quarantine was in effect after more than 130 freshmen of Udon Thani Rajabhat University in north-east Thailand were infected with influenza after orientation [...]
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Up to 80pct of Thailand’s tsunami warning system needs maintenance

01-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Up to 80 percent of Thailand’s tsunami warning system needs maintenance work, the deputy director-general of its disaster prevention department said on Monday, more [...]
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Wife of missing Thai land activist jailed for trespassing

31-Jul-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The wife of a Thai land activist who disappeared in mysterious circumstances has been jailed for trespassing, her lawyer said Friday, a crushing blow to a rural community [...]
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Thailand can do more on human trafficking

29-Jul-2017 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

High-profile convictions of dozens of people, including an army general, a step in the right direction but the underlying problems remain Thailand has taken a significant [...]
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Thailand’s PTT venture takes $500 million stake in Malaysia LNG project

29-Jul-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

PTTEP, the exploration and production arm of Thailand’s oil and gas giant PTT Group, said on Thursday their liquefied natural gas (LNG) venture had taken a $500 million [...]
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