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12 dead in Thailand factory blast


May 6th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, May 6 (IANS) Twelve people died in a blast at a petrochemical factory in southern Thailand, the authorities said Sunday.The explosion occurred around 3.30 p.m. Saturday in Map Ta ... Read more...

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Seven killed, 70 hurt in Thai bombings


March 31st, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, March 31 (IANS) At least seven people were killed and more than 70 injured Saturday in three serial bomb explosions in Thailand, officials said.The bombings took place around noon ... Read more...

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Bomb blasts in southern Thailand kill 3, injure dozens


September 17th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- Three people were killed on early Friday evening when three bombs exploded within minutes of each other in Thailand's restive south, officials said. Dozens more were injured.The ... Read more...

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Suspected militants kill two Muslims at mosque in southern Thailand


September 17th, 2011 - 12:38 am ICT by BNO News
YALA (BNO NEWS) -- Suspected militants shot dead two Muslims and wounded three others during Friday prayers at a mosque in Thailand's restive south, officials said said.The shooting happened at the Anul ... Read more...

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At least 3 killed in southern Thailand prison riot


September 5th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by BNO News
PATTANI, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- At least three people were killed on Monday morning when a prison riot broke out in the southern region of Thailand, officials were quoted as saying by ... Read more...

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Three bomb explosions in southern Thailand kill 2


June 24th, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by BNO News
NARATHIWAT, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- A series of three bomb explosions in Thailand's restive southern region killed at least two people and injured another 13, officials said Friday. The bomb explosions occurred in ... Read more...

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Two killed as attacks continue in southern Thailand


June 23rd, 2011 - 5:44 am ICT by BNO News
YALA, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- Two people were killed on Wednesday as violent attacks continue in restive southern Thailand, the Bangkok Post reported.A former assistant village chief was murdered on Wednesday morning ... Read more...

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Happy to be gay, especially in Thailand!


June 12th, 2011 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
Phuket, June 12 (IANS) They soak in the romantic settings, walk hand in hand and cosy up to each other without a worry in the world. Faced with social stigma ... Read more...

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MakeMyTrip scouts for acquisitions in Asia Pacific


June 8th, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Phuket (Thailand), June 8 (IANS) Sensing opportunities in the growing Indian outbound holiday segment, travel trade major MakeMyTrip.com is looking to acquire companies to expand its presence in the Asia ... Read more...

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Three militants killed in southern Thailand


June 3rd, 2011 - 1:00 am ICT by BNO News
NARATHIWAT, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- Three separatist militants were killed on Thursday in a clash with Thai security forces in the southern province of Narathiwat, the Bangkok Post reported.The clash erupted after ... Read more...

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Car bomb kills 1, injures 23 in south Thailand


April 18th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by BNO News
YALA, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- A car bomb explosion in southern Thailand killed an army ranger and injured at least 23 people on Monday morning, officials said.Yala police chief Major General Chote ... Read more...

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10 wounded in bomb blast in southern Thailand


April 2nd, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK (BNO NEWS) -- At least ten people were wounded on Saturday in a bomb explosion in restive southern Thailand, the Bangkok Post reported.A bomb hidden inside a motorcycle parked at the ... Read more...

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Hundreds of stranded tourists rescued in flood-hit Thailand


April 1st, 2011 - 1:05 am ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK (BNO NEWS) -- Hundreds of stranded tourists were evacuated by the Thai navy on Thursday as the death toll rose to at least 20 in the flood-hit southern Thailand provinces. According to ... Read more...

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One dead, 12 injured in bomb blast in southern Thailand


February 21st, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by BNO News
YALA, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- One woman on Monday was killed and at least 12 people were injured after a bomb blast in the southern Yala province in Thailand, the Bangkok Post ... Read more...

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Car bomb injures 17 in southern Thailand


February 13th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by BNO News
YALA, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- A car bomb exploded Sunday in the troubled southern province of Yala in Thailand injuring 17 people, including three officials, MCOT Online news reported.

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Five Buddhist villagers killed in southern Thailand


February 4th, 2011 - 2:27 am ICT by BNO News
PATTANI, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- Suspected separatist militants early Thursday fired on a Buddhist community in southern Thailand, killing five people and wounding four others, MCOT online news reported.

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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.

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Blasts in southern Thailand injure at least 15


October 25th, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- At least 15 people were wounded after a series of explosions rocked the troubled southern region of Thailand on Monday, the sixth anniversary of a deadly anti-government ... Read more...

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Teaching is a deadly job in Thailand


September 21st, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Sep 21 (DPA) Separatists have killed 135 teachers in southern Thailand over the past eight years in their efforts to rid the region of "Siamese infidels", a human rights group said ... Read more...

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Bomb blast kills one, injures 40 in southern Thailand


April 21st, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK (BNO NEWS) -- Insurgents threw on Wednesday a bomb at Pattani's Muang District Police Station in southern Thailand, killing at least one police officer and injuring 40, local media reported.According to ... Read more...

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35-mn-year-old fossil raises questions on primates’ origin


January 7th, 2010 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Jan 7 (DPA) A 35-million-year-old primate fossil found in southern Thailand has added to evidence that primates, which include humans, might have originated in Asia rather than Africa, Thai media reports ... Read more...

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Bomb injures 28 in southern Thailand provincial capital


October 19th, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Pattani (Thailand), Oct 19 (DPA) An explosion Monday at a crowded morning market in Yala City of southern Thailand injured 28 people, two of them critically, army officials said. The bomb, planted inside ... Read more...

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Popular Oz tourism destinations ‘hotbeds for infidelity’!


September 30th, 2009 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 30 (ANI): A new study has found that popular Aussie tourism destinations are fast becoming hotbeds for infidelity.According to the Cairns Post, locales where tourism is the predominant industry could ... Read more...

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Pilot killed in Bangkok Air crash on Samui


August 4th, 2009 - 4:36 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
The Pilot has been reportedly killed and more than 40 others injured when a Bangkok Airlines flight from Krabi to the Thailand holiday island of Koh Samui crashed while landing this ... Read more...

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26 killed in Thai bus, car pile-up


July 4th, 2009 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, July 4 (Xinhua) Twenty-six people were killed Saturday in a pile-up involving a passenger bus and six cars on a highway in southern Thailand, the police said. The accident occurred at around ... Read more...

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Ancient Hindu sun god bead stolen from Thai museum


March 7th, 2009 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, March 7 (DPA) An ancient bead featuring the Hindu sun god Surya was stolen while on display at Thailand's National Discovery Museum Institute, media reports said Saturday. The stone bead, estimated to ... Read more...

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Luxury spa chain eyes India as wellness tourism booms


February 21st, 2009 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) The economic meltdown has benefited the luxury wellness tourism industry with a section of Indian tourists, mostly businessmen and senior corporate executives, choosing to beat recession blues ... Read more...

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Angelina Jolie visits Thailand


February 6th, 2009 - 4:16 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
Since 2001, Jolie had been active and been advocating for the world's refugees. This time she took her show to Thailand.Jolie raised her voice on behalf of the even more neglected ... Read more...

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Anti-government protest enters 100th day in Thailand


September 1st, 2008 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Sep 1 (DPA) A protest calling for the resignation of Thai Prime Minister Samak Sundaravej and dissolution of his government entered its 100th day Monday, with thousands of demonstrators in command ... Read more...

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Bombs kill policeman, wound 13 civilians in southern Thailand


May 18th, 2008 - 7:40 pm ICT by admin
DPA Bangkok, May 18 (DPA) One police officer was killed and 13 people wounded in two bombings in Thailand's deep South, state-run media reported Sunday. A blast outside the Pattani police station killed ... Read more...

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Imam’s killing is test for justice in Thailand: rights group


March 26th, 2008 - 12:29 pm ICT by admin
DPA Bangkok, March 26 (DPA) The slaying and alleged torture of an imam by authorities in southern Thailand poses a "key test" for the country's justice system, deemed one of the causes of ... Read more...

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Flooding conditions in deep South


December 20th, 2007 - 10:10 am ICT by admin
The Meteorological Department reported at 4 AM today (December 20th) that the northeast monsoon over the Gulf and southern Thailand is weakening, resulting in lower amount of rainfall in the lower South. ... Read more...

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