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Thailand Military Coup: Daily Protests Against Military Rule in Bangkok

30-May-2014 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

Pro-democracy demonstrators have taken to Bangkok’s streets daily since the Royal Thai Army took control of the country in a coup last Tuesday. But the protests have [...]
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Thailand coup: Military says many detainees freed

30-May-2014 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

An army spokesman said a total of 253 people had been summoned. Fifty-three did not report and 76 were in custody. Conditions for the release appear to include agreeing to [...]
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Weak April export, output data for Thailand

30-May-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s trade shrank in April and factory output fell for a 13th straight month, underscoring the damage political unrest has caused and the tough job the new [...]
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Five Thai monks charged over child sex abuse ring

Five Thai monks charged over child sex abuse ring

29-May-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thai police on Wednesday said they had charged five defrocked Buddhist abbots with sexually abusing eight boys at monasteries around the northern city of Chiang Mai. The [...]
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Thai junta airs propaganda to show detainees OK

Thai junta airs propaganda to show detainees OK

29-May-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Propaganda videos distributed by Thailand’s new military junta aired Wednesday on television stations nationwide, part of an effort to convince the public that [...]
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Weak April export, output data shows Thai army faces tough test

29-May-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s trade shrank in April and factory output fell for a 13th straight month, underscoring the damage political unrest has caused and the tough job the new [...]
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Thai Military Relaxes Curfew to Boost Tourism

29-May-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s ruling military eased its curfew to minimise the impact on the public and tourism, as some industry groups and foreign investors expressed optimism the junta [...]
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Little risk in Thailand business despite coup: Japan auto boss

29-May-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

There is little risk to investing in Thailand despite last week’s military coup, the head of Japan’s carmaking sector said Tuesday, as vehicle production returns [...]
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Australian tourist among first foreigners to be arrested after Thailand’s coup

29-May-2014 Intellasia | SMH | 6:00 AM

An Australian tourist is one of the first foreigners to be arrested under Thailand’s harsh military rule that could see some offenders prosecuted in military courts. [...]
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Thailand risks inheriting Asia’s ‘sick man’ tag on unrest

29-May-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines are forecast to grow more than 5 percent this year, while Thailand is on the verge of a recession after gross domestic [...]
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Thai troops detain government minister who blasted coup

Thai troops detain government minister who blasted coup

29-May-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Armed troops detained a Thai Cabinet minister who defiantly emerged from hiding Tuesday to condemn last week’s military coup and urge a return to civilian rule, in the [...]
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Thai troops swoop on fugitive former minister

29-May-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thai soldiers swooped to detain a fugitive former cabinet minister on Tuesday after he emerged from hiding to become the first member of the ousted government to publicly [...]
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Army must act wisely to restore Thailand

29-May-2014 Intellasia | The Straits Times | 6:00 AM

A repeat cycle of military takeover and suspended liberties in Thailand will deepen its class cleavage, making it plausible that rule enforced by the gun could become its [...]
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Thai army gets down to work on economy, detains ex-minister

29-May-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s military rulers settled down to work at their Bangkok headquarters on Tuesday, firmly in charge with royal endorsement while rounding up critics and [...]
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Thai peddlers add ‘fuel’ to fire

29-May-2014 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

MALAYSIAN subsidised diesel and petrol are popular among motorists in southern Thailand as they are sold at a lower price of up to RM1, compared with the price at petrol [...]
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