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  1. Thais unveil restored statue at bomb site to boost moraleRead the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | KFBB

    ... as an offering for Phra Phrom, the Thai interpretation of the Hindu god Brahma, at the Erawan Shrine in Bangkok, Thailand, Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015. Thai police said Wednesday that the fingerprints of ... (Royal Thai Police via AP). This image ...

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  2. People smugglers likely behind bombings, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    36 min ago | Bangkok Post

    Police are giving weight to possible connections between the Erawan shrine and Sathon pier bombings and Uighur smuggling rings allowing migrants to flee China and head to Turkey. Somyot Poompunmuang yesterday said as police pieced information together, it was becoming increasingly clear that those who had lost out as a result of a government into Thailand one flying from China to Thailand on tourist visas and the other by car to Myanmar where they travel by boat across the Andaman Sea before reaching Ranong and going on to Malaysia.

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  3. Doraemon outlets in the pipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Animation International , a rights management company for Japanese cartoon characters including Doraemon, will expand into retail outlets by opening Doraemon shops and cafes in Thailand next year. Deputy managing director Thawat Imraporn said the company has earmarked 120 million baht to open four Doraemon shops and cafes in Bangkok and major provinces to increase brand awareness and give its merchandise a wider reach.

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  4. William Galiwango: A promising boxer lost in the diasporaRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    ... tournament in 1982 in Nairobi and repeated the feat in Addis-Ababa in 1983. At the 1983 King's Cup in Bangkok, Thailand, he won silver. At the 1984 Olympics, Galiwango was second time unlucky. Having beaten Jamaican Anthony Rose 5-0, in the ...

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  5. Fix the fiascosRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    ... bombing that killed 20 and injured more than 130 innocent people. With a link to Turkish extremists now firming up, Thailand's decision to deport 109 Uighurs earlier this year is coming more and more under the spotlight. The controversy reached ...

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  6. People smugglers implicatedRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    ... planted the shrine bomb. CIB sources said there usually are two routes used to smuggle Uighur migrants into Thailand -- one flying from China to Thailand on tourist visas and the other by car to Myanmar where they travel by boat across the Andaman ...

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  7. Post your commentRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Chom Chainarong, 53, alias Ajarn, one of two men charged Thursday, with the murder of night club mogul Somyos "Phra Ram 9 Cafe" Suthangkura, has been a notorious hired killer for at least 21 years. One of two suspects arrested in connection with the June 29 murder of entertainment tycoon Somyos Suthangkura, 62, has a long history of run-ins with the law, police say.

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  8. Turkish embassy remains skeptical Bangkok bomb suspects are TurksRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Wave

    Police spokesman Lt. Gen. Prawuth Thavornsiri shows a photo of one of three men that Thai authorities have issued new arrest warrants in connection with the bombing case, bringing the total number of wanted suspects to seven during a press conference in Bangkok, Thailand on Tuesday.

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  9. Yingluck suit over rice losses likely in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    The government's bid to seek financial compensation from former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra and former state officials implicated in the multi-billion baht rice-pledging scandal should be ready to go to trial by late this year or early next year, Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said Thursday. Two panels have been set up to determine if the suspects can be held liable to repay state losses, and how much the amount should be, according to Mr Wissanu.

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  10. Kobina Wright To Grant Gifts to First 30 At STATIC! on September 19thRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | PR Log

    ... Ana from 1-3:30pm. Wright's first multi-media exhibition took place in 2012 at the Sangdee Gallery, in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Her exhibit was part of a multi-artist, multi-country traveling exhibit curated through Circus Terminal of the Uncooked ...

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  11. Pupil-slapping teacher faces new penaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    A senior teacher in Nakhon Ratchasima who smacked a high school student around the head and forced him to remove his trousers in front of other pupils may face additional penalties from the Teachers Council of Thailand, or Kurusapa. Soeng Sang School deputy director Isoonpiyathorn Juthatham was caught on video slapping the head of a Matthayom 5 student in front of other students on Aug 21. A panel set up by the Office of the Nakhon Ratchasima Secondary Education Area 31 on Monday ruled to transfer him to a small high school in tambon Chorakhe Hin in Nakhon Ratchasima's Khon Buri district where he would keep his position as deputy director.

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  12. Udon Thani hospital chief named 'best rural doctor'Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Nation

    SAMEETUAN, director of Namsom District Hospital in Udon Thani province, has been named the "Best Rural Doctor of 2014" for encouraging new physicians to use their knowledge to help the grassroots, especially in rural areas. "I was very glad when I successfully entered Siriraj Medical School, then I was very proud when I graduated and this time I'm very proud and glad that I'm rewarded with the best rural doctor prize," he said yesterday.

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  13. MARA Patani and the question of legitimacyRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Nation

    The junta's refusal to lend official recognition to the separatist umbrella group could mean the latest peace process is stillborn A press conference last week to introduce key figures of MARA Patani to the world produced few surprises - members of the separatist umbrella group had been talking to the media for some time. The newly established forum has for some time been promoting the idea it is a force to be reckoned with.

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  14. Movenpick Hotels & Resorts Southeast Asia Growth Unveiled at THINC Indonesia 2015.Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Hotel News Resource

    Movenpick Resort & Spa Jimbaran is amongst eight hotels and resorts the group is opening over the next three years in the region, with expansion also in Thailand, Malaysia, the Philippines and Vietnam. Mvenpick Hotels & Resorts unveiled its ambitious expansion plans in Indonesia and Southeast Asia at the 2015 Tourism, Hotel Investment & Networking Conference in Bali on 2-3 September.

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  15. BMA to dig underground tunnel after flyover razedRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2015 | Bangkok Post

    The BMA, which was initially reluctant to agree to the MRTA plan to dig a tunnel for cars to cross the intersection because of the number of lanes that would have to be shut on Phahon Yothin Road, has finally approved the original plan after considering all the alternatives, according to Peerayuth Singpattanakul, the Mass Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand governor, adding it is the best option in the long run. After six critical months of heavy congestion while the tunnel is being constructed, the traffic should improve at least 70%, as the traffic lanes closed to dig the tunnel will re-open for motorists, he said.

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  16. EndRead the original story

    Oct 25, 2010 | Pattaya Mail

    ... Accommodation" award from H.E. Chumphol Silapa-archa, Minister of Tourism and Sports during the The Airports of Thailand (AOT) is mulling the extension of incentives and embarking on expansion programs for airports in Bangkok and Phuket. AOT senior ...

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  17. California lawmakers pass sweeping ivory ban to curb elephant poachingRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    ... she said. A Thai official holds a seized elephant tusk to be displayed before its destruction in Bangkok, Thailand, on Aug. 26, 2015. (Sakchai Lalit/Associated Press) The nation's most populous state drew international attention in 2013 with its ...

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  18. M venpick Hotels & Resorts Sets Expansion PlansRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Hotel Business

    ... among eight hotels and resorts the group is opening over the next three years in the region, with expansion also in Thailand, Malaysia, the Philippines and Vietnam. Thailand also is a major focus, according to the company, with the recent opening of ...

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  19. Eumir Marcial hangs on in Asian boxingRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    FILIPINO Eumir Felix Marcial joined Rogen Ladon in vying for a finals berth today after securing a semifinals seat Wednesday in the ASBC Asian Confederation Boxing Championships 2015 at the Thammasat University Gymnasium in Bangkok, Thailand. The 19-year-old Marcial survived a 2-1 win over 29-year-old Saylom Ardee of Thailand in their men's welterweight quarterfinals bout.

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  20. Turkey skeptical Bangkok bomb suspects are TurksRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | KFBB

    ... as an offering for Phra Phrom, the Thai interpretation of the Hindu god Brahma, at the Erawan Shrine in Bangkok, Thailand, Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015. Thai police said Wednesday that the fingerprints of ... (Royal Thai Police via AP). This image ...

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