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Catholic priest finds inspiration in Thai...

AS A Christian, I am comforted by Jesus' assurance that "you may ask me for anything in my name, and I will do it" .

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Bangkok Post

Pure intentions

Merit-making takes different forms, but for Supamit Kitjapipat, managing director of Siripanna Villa Resort & Spa Chiang Mai, it means organising charity art auctions to raise funds for a good cause.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Asian Correspondent

Thailand: Songkran road deaths down from 2013, but still too high

Songkran, Thailand's Buddhist New Year festival, ended earlier this week but the holiday's dark legacy of high road deaths continues to cast a pall.

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NEWS.com.au

Why the Chinese are causing chaos in Thailand

WHERE they sleep, what they eat and how they're trained. We take a look at the life of Australia's hardest working law enforcers.

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Bangkok Post

Bus crashes kill 7, injure scores

At least seven people were killed and scores of others injured in two road accidents in Kanchanaburi and Chiang Mai Thursday.

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Bangkok Post

Four killed, 50 injured in bus accident

This bus from Chiang Mai to Mae Sariang ran off the road and hit a tree in Hot district, Chiang Mai, on Thursday, killing at least four people and injuring about 50 others.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Bangkok Post

Yingluck heads for judicial showdown

Caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra faces a court hearing this week that could bar her from office, a move that would be in line with the aims of recent anti-government protests but would plunge the country into uncharted waters.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Mashable

Southeast Asia Celebrates the New Year With Huge Water Fights

From Sunday to Tuesday, people across Southeast Asia participated in their respective country's water festivals to celebrate the New Year.

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Bangkok Post

Three on the streets

What draws tourists to Thailand and what do they think about it when they get here? Mats Johannesen put that question to several people on the street, the last in our "Thailand through Norwegian eyes" series.

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Circulation

Brugada Syndrome Disease Phenotype Explained in Apparently Benign...

From the Department of Medicine, Heart and Vascular Research Center, MetroHealth Campus and Department of Physiology and Biophysics , Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH; and Cardiac Electrophysiology Research and Training Center, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand .

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The Nation

Chiang Mai: Coming down to Earth

Sireeampan Boutique Resort & Spa marks Earth Day on April 22 by offering a one-night Earth-to-Table Culinary Experience starting from Bt12,000.

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Wall Street Journal

Thailand's Songkran Festival Hits Full Swing

Thais and tourists splash one another with water as they join the annual Songkran New Year celebration in Bangkok's Silom district on April 13. Thailand's tourism council said earlier this week that it expected Songkran revenues this year to reach around 14 billion baht .

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Bangkok Post

Thaksin: Government 'ready to talk'

Ousted premier Thaksin Shinawatra has called on all sides to end political malice and said the Yingluck Shinawatra-led government is ready for talks with every group so long as they are based on democratic principles.

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ABC News

Teething Troubles for Chinese Tourists in Thailand

The bucolic, once laid-back campus of one of Thailand's top universities is under a security clampdown.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Bangkok Post

Big push for content creativity

While other goods are bracing for lower exports and weakened consumption at home due to the political crisis, Thailand's digital content industry remains intact and on course to strong growth.

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Broward-Palm Beach

The Thai New Year Is All About Water and Chang Beer

Songkran, the Thai traditional New Year--better known as the Water Festival--is all about getting blasted with water and beer and this year it landed on Sunday, April 13. You missed out on celebrating the festivities in Chiang Mai or Phuket with the hundreds of thousands who gathered there, but it's not too late to do a little Thai-style ... (more)

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SFGate

Thailand rings in New Year with water fest

Tourists and Thai residents take part in a city-wide water fight during the Songkran water festival on April 14, 2014 in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Bangkok Post

Yingluck, Suthep join Songkran festivities

Caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and her son took part in a merit making ceremony in the northern province of Chiang Mai to mark the Songkran festival on Sunday morning.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Bangkok Post

18 injured in Phitsanulok bus accident

Eighteen people were injured when a Khon Kaen - Chiang Mai tour bus skidded off the road and rammed into the foot of a roadside mountain in Nakhon Thai district of Phitsanulok province early on Sunday.

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CNN

Thailand: local football team

Whilst visiting Thailand and SouthEast Asia, a group of friends living in Chiang Mai asked me to join them at a local football match.

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