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Thailand: Civil society under attack as authorities criminalise dissent

10-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Amnesty | 6:00 AM

Thai authorities are waging a campaign to criminalise and punish dissent by targeting civil society and political activists who peacefully exercise their rights to freedom of [...]
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MoUs inked to step up Thailand-Burma cross-border trade

10-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Mmtimes | 6:00 AM

Business communities and the governments of Thailand and Myanmar have agreed on bolstering cross-border trade by improving existing channels and developing new routes, and [...]
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Thai junta chief says king has chosen new Buddhist leader

Thai junta chief says king has chosen new Buddhist leader

09-Feb-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s new king has chosen who will be the country’s top monk, the leader of the ruling junta said Tuesday, ending a lengthy power struggle over the venerated [...]
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Thailand: Civil society under attack as authorities criminalise dissent

Thailand: Civil society under attack as authorities criminalise dissent

09-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Amnesty | 6:00 AM

Thai authorities are waging a campaign to criminalise and punish dissent by targeting civil society and political activists who peacefully exercise their rights to freedom of [...]
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Australian gets death penalty over Hells Angels murder in Thailand

09-Feb-2017 Intellasia | AAP | 6:00 AM

Australian man Antonio Bagnato has been found guilty and sentenced to death by a Thai court for his role in the 2015 abduction and murder of Hells Angels gang member Wayne [...]
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UN expert urges Thailand to stop banning insults to monarchy

09-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

An outside expert for the UN human rights office is urging Thailand’s government to halt the use of laws that make it illegal to criticise the monarchy, calling them [...]
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Thailand wants extradition of man with militant links

09-Feb-2017 Intellasia | FMT | 6:00 AM

Thailand has asked Malaysia to extradite one of the six men detained last month in Kelantan for alleged links with a southern Thai militant group. Thai army chief Gen [...]
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Thais seek ‘IS suspect’ extradition

09-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Thailand is seeking the extradition of one of six suspects detained recently in Malaysia’s Kuantan state next to the deep South with bomb-making materials, who is also [...]
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UN rights expert urges Thailand to loosen restrictions around monarchy defamation law

09-Feb-2017 Intellasia | UN | 6:00 AM

As a student activist awaits trial in detention for posting a news article about the new monarchy on social media, an independent United Nations expert today called on Thai [...]
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Thailand approves $1 billion in measures to help farmers in flood-hit south

09-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s cabinet approved measures worth $1 billion to help farmers in its flood-hit south, the commerce ministry said on Tuesday. Thailand, the world’s biggest [...]
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Australian to appeal Thai death sentence for biker murder

09-Feb-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

An Australian man sentenced to death in Thailand this week for the murder of a former Hells Angels member found beaten and naked in a shallow grave plans to appeal his [...]
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As public spending is pumped up, capital flees from Thailand

09-Feb-2017 Intellasia | ATimes | 6:00 AM

Government schemes to spur more private investment have so far missed the mark as Thais increasingly send capital overseas rather than invest at home As Thailand’s [...]
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Thailand: Royal insult suspects also threatened prime minister

08-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Asahi | 6:00 AM

-Six Thai people wanted for breaking a law on insulting the monarchy have issued death threats against the Thai prime minister from Laos where they have fled to avoid arrest, [...]
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Thailand blames PM death threats on exiled anti-monarchists

Thailand blames PM death threats on exiled anti-monarchists

08-Feb-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s national security chief said Monday that a group of Laos-based Thais wanted for spreading anti-monarchy messages had made death threats against the prime [...]
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Death threats came from lese majeste suspects in Laos: NSC

08-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Nationmultimedia | 6:00 AM

ASSASSINATION threats against two of Thailand’s top leaders came from lese majeste suspects who are now living in Laos, National Security Council (NSC) [...]
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