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Australia investigates ‘paedophile’ father in Thai baby scandal

07-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Australian authorities were Wednesday investigating the father at the centre of a Thai surrogate baby scandal who was exposed as a convicted paedophile, to determine whether [...]
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Thai authorities to probe surrogacy clinics amid Down case controversy

07-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Authorities in Thailand are to inspect all the clinics in the country offering surrogacy services to see if they are operating within the law after a Thai woman who carried [...]
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Thai surrogate mom would be happy to get twin back

07-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A Thai surrogate mother raising a Down syndrome baby she claims was abandoned by his Australian biological parents said Tuesday she would be happy to have the boy’s [...]
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Opposition activist fabricated torture allegations, says Thai junta

07-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

An opposition activist’s claims that she was tortured in military custody were “100 percent fabricated”, Thailand’s ruling junta said on Tuesday, [...]
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Thailand army urged to probe torture allegations by rights groups

07-Aug-2014 Intellasia | The Economic Times | 6:00 AM

Rights groups on Tuesday urged Thailand’s military rulers to probe allegations a “Red Shirt” activist was tortured during her near one-month detention by [...]
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Rights groups outrage over alleged torture in Thailand

07-Aug-2014 Intellasia | UCA News | 6:00 AM

Allegations of torture of an opposition activist by the Thai military has prompted calls for an investigation from international human rights groups. Kritsuda Khunasen, 27, [...]
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Absolute Energy CEO Becomes Thailand’s Newest Billionaire

07-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Somphote Ahunai, the founder of Energy Absolute Pcl (EA), a Bangkok-based biodiesel producer and solar plant operator, became a billionaire as the stock more than tripled [...]
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Five hundred days of dictatorship

07-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

THE ARMY has been the most powerful force in Thai political life since the introduction of constitutional monarchy in 1932. Since its most recent power grab, in a coup [...]
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Avoiding no-win game in Thailand

06-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The Thai people have cause to be dismayed by the drift of constitutional abridgements their kingdom has undergone since the coup of May 22. The dynamism of plurality will [...]
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Thailand: Investigate Alleged Torture of Activist

06-Aug-2014 Intellasia | HRW | 6:00 AM

Thai authorities should immediately and impartially investigate the alleged torture of an opposition activist in military custody, Human Rights Watch said today. “Red [...]
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Thailand wants to expand railway to link India, China

06-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Times of India | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s military junta has said that it wants to widen the country’s railway tracks and expand the network to form transport links with important markets in [...]
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Thailand military junta bans Tropico 5

06-Aug-2014 Intellasia | euro Gamer | 6:00 AM

Tropico 5 publisher Kalypso Media has confirmed that the game’s Thailand distributor, New Era, has decided not to appeal the local government’s decision to ban it [...]
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CBD to build 64MW Thailand plant

06-Aug-2014 Intellasia | The Australian | 6:00 AM

Australian renewables developer CBD Energy will build a 64MW, $112 million solar power plant in Thailand, PV-Tech reports. According to the website, CBD has signed a [...]
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Hun Sen’s charm offensive in Thailand

06-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Though he remained in Phnom Penh, Cambodian prime minister Hun Sen was on a charm offensive in Thailand last week, extending an olive branch and showing off his [...]
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Thailand ‘loses claim’ as human-rights leader in Southeast Asia

06-Aug-2014 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

Thailand appears to have lost its leadership in the Southeast Asian region when it comes to human rights, as many people’s rights have been suspended for speaking [...]
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