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Thai PM to be chief guest on India’s Republic Day


December 2nd, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Building on the upward swing in New Delhi's Look East policy, India will host Thailand's first woman and youngest Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra ... Read more...

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Cambodia seeks to resume talks with Thailand about disputed oil and gas zone


August 31st, 2011 - 2:20 am ICT by BNO News
PHNOM PENH (BNO NEWS) -- Cambodia is looking to resume talks with neighboring Thailand to resolve overlapping maritime claims in the Gulf of Thailand, the Cambodian National Petroleum Authority (CNPA) said in ... Read more...

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Thai prince’s impounded jet released after government posts bond


August 11th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK (BNO NEWS) -- The royal jet that was impounded at a German airport last month in order to settle a dispute between the Thai government and a German construction company was ... Read more...

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Yingluck to become Thailand’s first female prime minister


July 4th, 2011 - 2:26 am ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK (BNO NEWS) -- Yingluck Shinawatra is set to become Thailand's first female prime minister as exit polls forecast a majority for the opposition Pheu Thai Party, the Bangkok Post reported.Democrat leader ... Read more...

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Thaksin’s sister set to be Thai PM


July 3rd, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, July 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former Thai prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra's sister Yingluck Shinawatra is set to occupy the post, with incumbent Abhisit Vejjajiva conceding defeat in the general ... Read more...

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Thailand places 25 provinces under close watch before general election


June 29th, 2011 - 7:32 am ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK (BNO NEWS) -- Thailand's National Police Bureau on Tuesday put 25 provinces nationwide under close watch before the general election on July 3.Thai News Agency MCOT reported that commandos have been ... Read more...

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Thailand to deploy 100,000 police for general election


June 7th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK (BNO NEWS) -- Thailand's National Police Bureau announced on Tuesday that it will deploy 100,000 officers to polling stations nationwide for its July 3 general election, MCOT Online news reported.National police ... Read more...

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Thai PM dissolves parliament, sets July 3 for election


May 10th, 2011 - 12:11 am ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK (BNO NEWS) -- Thailand will hold a general election on July 3, after the king endorsed a royal decree to dissolve the lower house of parliament, government spokesman Panitan Wattanayagorn announced ... Read more...

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Thai PM says Cambodian troops must leave border to solve dispute


May 8th, 2011 - 11:53 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva on Sunday said the border conflict cannot be solved if Cambodian troops remain at the ancient Preah Vihear temple, MCOT Online reported."I ... Read more...

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Thailand-Cambodia border crossings reopen


May 4th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- Two checkpoints on the Thai-Cambodian border reopened on Wednesday after local military leaders of both countries held another round of ceasefire talks, the Bangkok Post reported.According to ... Read more...

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Thai-Cambodia border clashes enter 11th day


May 2nd, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva on Monday said the Thai-Cambodian border situation is generally under control, however, fighting has now entered their 11th day.Sporadic clashes broke out ... Read more...

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Thai-Cambodia peace talks postponed as clashes continue


April 27th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva on Wednesday announced that scheduled peace talks between Thai and Cambodian defense ministers had been postponed, as border clashes enter their sixth ... Read more...

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Thailand cancels ceasefire talks with Cambodia


April 27th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Bangkok, Apr 27(ANI): Thai and Cambodian forces exchanged fire for a fifth day on Tuesday, as politicians argued over the failure of proposed peace talks.According to the Bangkok Post, proposed peace ... Read more...

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Thai-Cambodia clashes continue into fifth day


April 26th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva on Tuesday ordered a review of bilateral relations with Cambodia as border clashes continue to spread in the neighboring countries for the ... Read more...

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Thai ‘Red Shirts’ commemorate first anniversary of deadly attack


April 11th, 2011 - 1:03 am ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK (BNO NEWS) -- Thousands of anti-government "Red Shirts" on Sunday held a mass rally in the Thai capital to commemorate the first anniversary of a deadly clash with security troops, MCOT ... Read more...

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India, Thailand to enhance bilateral cooperation in combating terrorism


April 6th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 6 (ANI): Recognizing common threats to national security from transnational crimes, including international terrorism, India and Thailand have resolved to significantly enhance bilateral cooperation in combating terrorism.In a ... Read more...

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India, Thailand agree to double trade by 2014


April 6th, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 6 (ANI): India and Thailand have agreed to double trade volume by 2014, which currently stands at six billion dollars.In a joint statement issued here late on Tuesday, ... Read more...

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India, Thailand to boost defence cooperation to tackle piracy


April 6th, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 6 (ANI): India and Thailand have agreed to pursue high-level dialogue on defence cooperation to tackle the menace of piracy.In a joint statement issued here late on ... Read more...

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India, Thailand target $10 billion trade by 2012


April 5th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) India and Thailand target to increase bilateral trade to $10 billion by 2012 from $6.7 billion in 2010 as the two countries broaden their ... Read more...

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Thai prime minister arrives in India, focus on trade ties


April 5th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva arrived here Tuesday on a day-long visit during which the fast-growing economic ties between both the countries are expected ... Read more...

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Thai PM arrives in India Tuesday, focus on economic ties


April 4th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Thailand's Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva will pay his maiden state visit to India when he arrives here Tuesday, during which both countries hope to ... Read more...

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India, Thailand likely to sign free trade agreement during Thai PM’s visit


April 4th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 4 (ANI): India and Thailand are expected to sign a free trade agreement in goods, services and investments during the two-day state visit of Thai Prime Minister Abhisit ... Read more...

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Thailand PM to visit India Monday


April 3rd, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, April 3 (IANS) Thailand Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva will leave for India Monday evening on an official visit to strengthen ties between the two countries, Xinhua quoted a ... Read more...

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EU: we cannot lose sight of Thai refugee camps


March 11th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- The European Union (EU) on Friday announced that its Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid, International Cooperation and Crisis Response, will arrive in Thailand on Saturday to visit camps hosting ... Read more...

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Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva admits that he is a Geordie


February 25th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bangkok, Feb 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Thailand Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva admitted publicly for the first time that he holds dual citizenship.The prime minister was born in Newcastle and based on that he ... Read more...

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Seven red shirt leaders released on bail in Thailand


February 22nd, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- Seven red shirt leaders on Tuesday were released on a $19,600 bail set by the Criminal Court in Thailand, the Bangkok Post reported.The seven leaders of the ... Read more...

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Thai PM to dissolve parliament before June


February 17th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Feb 17 (IANS) Thailand's deputy prime minister for security affairs Suthep Thuagsuban reiterated Thursday that Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva had sent a clear signal that parliament should be dissolved before ... Read more...

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Anti-government protesters rally in Bangkok


February 14th, 2011 - 4:36 am ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK (BNO NEWS) -- About 30,000 red-shirt supporters of the United front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD) on Sunday protested against Thailand's judicial system in front of the criminal court in the ... Read more...

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Thai-Cambodian border clashes resume after ‘ceasefire’


February 7th, 2011 - 1:47 am ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK (BNO NEWS) -- Violent clashes between Thai and Cambodian soldiers erupted on Sunday, despite both countries agreed a ceasefire yesterday, the Bangkok Post reported.Army spokesman Sansern Kaewkamnerd said the clashes broke ... Read more...

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Six dead in Thai-Cambodian border clashes


February 5th, 2011 - 1:21 am ICT by BNO News
SISAKET, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- At least six people on Friday were killed as Thai and Cambodian troops clashed in the border near the Hindu Preah Vihear Temple, The Nation newspaper reported.Thai ... Read more...

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Bomb kills 8 people in southern Thailand


January 25th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by BNO News
YALA, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- A bomb explosion killed eight people and wounded two others in the southern province of Yala in Thailand on Tuesday, MCOT online news reported.

The bomb targeted a ... Read more...

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Thousands of anti-government protesters rally in Bangkok


January 24th, 2011 - 12:33 am ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK (BNO NEWS) -- Thousands of anti-government protesters rallied in Bangkok on Sunday, demanding the government to release their key leaders who were jailed in last year's crackdown, MCOT online news reported.

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Thai PM Vejjajiva cancels trip to Russia following Bout’s controversial extradition


November 18th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva on Thursday canceled next week's trip to Russia in which he was scheduled to attend the Tiger Summit, following the ... Read more...

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Russian arms dealer extradited to US


November 16th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Nov 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former Russian army officer and alleged arms dealer Viktor Bout has been extradited from Thailand to the US, the Russian consul said in Bangkok Tuesday.Bout was ... Read more...

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I am in love with China: Zardari


November 12th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 12 (IANS) Stating that visiting China is "like going home", Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari says he has "an internal romance" with the country and is in love with ... Read more...

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