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Elephant stomps Thai man to death


July 30th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, July 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An elephant stomped a man to death near a Buddhist ceremony venue in the presence of Thailand Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, reported the Bangkok Post ... Read more...

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Suu Kyi to help Myanmarese migrants in Thailand


May 30th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, May 30 (IANS) Pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi has vowed to help migrant workers from Myanmar.The Nobel Laureate is in Thailand on her first trip outside her homeland ... Read more...

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Democratic Myanmar gets world leaders


May 28th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Nay Pyi Taw, May 28 (IANS) Myanmar's decision to embrace democracy is getting the once isolated nation plenty of VVIP visitors from around the world.Manmohan Singh, who landed here ... Read more...

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Thai PM orders curb on high consumer product prices


March 17th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, March 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra Saturday ordered authorities to speed up measures to contain high consumer product prices caused by the massive flood last year, Thai News ... Read more...

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Thai PM orders investigation into army shooting of four Muslims


February 1st, 2012 - 2:56 am ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK (BNO NEWS) -- Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Tuesday ordered an investigation into the shooting deaths of four Muslims by paramilitaries in the restive south on Sunday, local media reported.Prime ... Read more...

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Trade accord with India by mid-year, says Thai minister (Interview)


January 26th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) India and Thailand hope to conclude a far-reaching duty-free agreement by the middle of this year that will help double bilateral trade to $14 ... Read more...

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India, Thailand to boost anti-terror cooperation, to sign FTA (Second Lead)


January 26th, 2012 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Seeking to elevate their ties to strategic partnership, India and Thailand Wednesday signed six pacts in areas ranging from defence, security to trade and ... Read more...

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India, Thailand ink six pacts; to boost anti-terror cooperation (Lead)


January 25th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Seeking to upgrade their ties to a strategic partnership, India and Thailand Wednesday signed six pacts in areas ranging from defence and security to ... Read more...

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India-Thailand FTA by middle of 2012


January 25th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Thailand Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra Wednesday said India and Thailand will finalise by the middle of 2012 a free trade agreement and upgrade the pact ... Read more...

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India to host ministers of Mekong-Ganga countries


December 5th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) In a boost to its Look East policy, India will host the meeting of Mekong-Ganga Cooperation grouping that will bring together foreign ministers ... Read more...

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Thai PM hospitalised


November 29th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Nov 29 (IANS) Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra was admitted to hospital Tuesday morning due to diarrhoea caused by food poisoning, the Thai government said. Yingluck is in Rama ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Five-day holiday as Bangkok residents flee floods


October 27th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Oct 27 (IANS) Thailand has declared a five-day holiday to allow residents of this capital city to flee before the waters come flooding in.The Thai authorities ordered the five-day ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Thai PM invokes natural disaster law


October 22nd, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK (BNO NEWS) -- Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Friday assumed powers under the natural disaster law giving her full authority to implement a nationwide disaster relief plan as more than ... Read more...

Posted in Thailand |

Bangkok floods inevitable, Thai PM says


October 21st, 2011 - 5:28 am ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK (BNO NEWS) -- Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Thursday said that it is impossible to protect all of Bangkok from the country's worst floods in decades, describing the situation as ... Read more...

Posted in Thailand |

Thai flood worst in decades, says PM; toll 252


October 7th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Oct 7 (IANS) Thailand's Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra Friday called the flood, which has been ravaging the country's north for more than two months, as the worst in decades.... Read more...

Posted in World |

Thai PM’s twitter account hacked


October 5th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Oct 5 (IANS) A 20-year-old university student was interrogated here Wednesday for hacking Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra's twitter account.Aekawit Thongdeeworakul, a student at Chulalongkorn University, said he ... Read more...

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Thailand’s flood death toll rises to 112


September 19th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK (BNO NEWS) -- The death toll as a result from widespread flooding throughout Thailand in recent months has risen to at least 112 while two people remain missing, authorities said on ... Read more...

Posted in Thailand |

Women security guards around Sheikh Hasina


September 6th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 6 (IANS) A security woman, her hand close to a gun hidden beneath her dark suit, keeps an eagle eye on the people milling close to Bangladeshi ... 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...

Posted in Thailand |

Thailand, Cambodia to hold border talks


August 12th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK (BNO NEWS) -- Thai Defense Minister Yutthasak Sasiprapa on Thursday said Cambodia and Thailand have agreed to hold a meeting later this month to try to resolve their border dispute, Thai ... Read more...

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New Thai PM accused of buying votes with noodles


July 9th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, July 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Newly elected Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra was accused of buying votes with noodles, a media report said Saturday.The Election Commission has launched a probe ... Read more...

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