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43 min ago | Bangkok Post

36 provinces warned of flash floods

Weather warnings were issued on Tuesday for people in 36 provinces, warning of possible flash floods, river overflows and landslides this week due to widespread rain and isolated heavy downpours.

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4 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Street vendors get another reprieve

City Hall on Tuesday gave vendors at Tha Tian and Tha Chang yet another reprieve, granting them two more months to move to new sales venues designated by the administration.

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9 hrs ago | SFGate

Go For the Food: Famous noodles in Bangkok

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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12 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

18-wheel truck kills motorcyclist

A motorcycle driver was killed and two men in luxury sedan injured in an accident involving an 18-wheel truck carrying two heavy containers in Bang Phli district of Samut Prakan province, police said.

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16 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

9 steps a Japanese man took to 16 surrogate babies

In this Aug. 26, 2014 photo, Police Col. Decha Promsuwan, an investigator in a surrogacy scandal involving a Japanese businessman, shows documents during an interview at Lumpini police station in Bangkok,Thailand.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Asian Correspondent

Migrant children in Thailand 'suffer in filthy, overcrowded cells', says rights group

Women hide their faces as children sleep after being detained at a rubber plantation in Hat Yai district of Songkhla province southern Thailand earlier this year.

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Bangkok Post

Death by hazing

The director of Pathumthani Technical College is facing a disciplinary probe after a 17-year-old student died on Saturday during a hazing ritual in Hua Hin.

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Daily Kos

Rescue Me - Soi Dog Foundation - Phuket 83110, Thailand - Warning: Some Images Are Disturbing

This is a series of diaries highlighting animal rescues around the country and noting and celebrating the work they do to help animals who have no voices but ours to speak for them.

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The Daily Star

Hua Hin Quiet & Peace

Hua Hin has been chosen as one of the world's best places to retire by "Live and Invest Overseas".

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Epic cycle ride to help orphans of Boxing Day tsunami

Nicholas Peck, who worked for 30 years as a Thames Valley Police diver will join 10 others on the 500 mile ride from Bangkok to Phuket A retired police diver is taking the plunge and preparing for a bumpy ride when he cycles more than 500 miles across Thailand.

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Bangkok Post

17 provinces hit by floods, 6 dead

Heavy rain in many parts of the country had caused floods in 17 provinces, leaving six people dead and one person missing, Promlert, director-general of the Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department, said on Monday.

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Bangkok Post

17 provinces hit by floods, 6 dead

Heavy rain in many parts of the country had caused floods in 17 provinces, leaving six people dead and one person missing, Chatchai Promlert, director-general of the Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department, said on Monday.

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Bangkok Post

Student murdered in Hua Mak

A student at Rajamangala University of Technology Krung Thep was shot dead by two assailants in Hua Mak area of Bang Kapi district on Monday morning, police said.

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Bangkok Post

Checkpoints to upgrade in trade push

The military regime has vowed to upgrade all temporary border checkpoints to permanent status as part of its commitment to boost border trade.

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Bangkok Post

One killed, one wounded in Pattani

In the first incident, about 10pm in Sai Buri district, Masaho Chetae, 37, of Village Group 11 in tambon Trobon, ws shot while returning home on a motorcycle from a tea shop.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Bangkok Post

New Cabinet: Military runs the show with civilian support

Learning > Learning From News As expected, top military figures dominate the new Prayuth 1 cabinet, but they will have support from prominent bureaucrats and technocrats.

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Asia News Network

BANGKOK: Thailand steps up campaign vs illegal gambling

Almost 4,000 slot machines and 1,500 integrated-circuit boards for gambling machines were destroyed yesterday in Bangkok in line with the Thai junta's campaign against illegal gambling.

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The Republic

Thai junta leader stacks Cabinet with military men

The general who transitioned from Thailand's junta leader to prime minister has awarded key Cabinet posts to his trusted allies from the armed forces, the latest in a series of moves that critics say will prolong the military's grip on power.

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Bangkok Post

Nok Air flight in emergency landing

Nok Air Flight DD7805 heading for Bangkok from Nakhon Si Thammarat made an emergency landing at Surat Thani airport after hitting birds on Sunday morning, reports said.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Asia News Network

BANGKOK: Most Myanmar migrants in Thailand want to return home

About 83 per cent of migrant workers in Thailand plan to return and live permanently in Myanmar, according to a survey by Myanmar Study Centre.

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