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One child abused every three days in Goa: Parrikar


July 27th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 27 (IANS) One minor has been abused every three days in Goa until June this year, while in 2011 one child was abused every four days, according to ... Read more...

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China sends 10,000 tablet computers to Thailand


June 21st, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 21 (IANS) A Chinese company has sent 10,000 tablet computers to Thailand, where the government plans to hand the devices to grade 1 primary school students.The tablets were ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Thailand bans Macbeth-like film


April 6th, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, April 6 (IANS) Censors in Thailand have banned a film based on Shakespeare's tragedy "Macbeth" after the movie used news footage of Thai political protests, BBC reported. "Shakespeare Must Die" ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment, Thailand |

Thai government welcomes Twitter censorship announcement


January 30th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK (BNO NEWS) -- The Thai government on Monday welcomed an announcement from the social networking website Twitter that it will start censoring controversial content on a country-specific level, local media reported.Jeerawan ... Read more...

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Thai PM chief guest at Republic Day


January 26th, 2012 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra Thursday became the third consecutive leader from South East Asia to be the chief guest at India's Republic Day ... Read more...

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Thailand approves $648.5 million post-flood budget


December 8th, 2011 - 1:17 am ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- The government of Thailand on Tuesday approved a Bt 20 billion ($648.5 million) budget for the country's post-flood reconstruction efforts, local media reported on Wednesday.Thai Government spokeswoman ... 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 |

$8 bn loan for Thai businesses


October 25th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Oct 25 (IANS) The Thai government Tuesday approved a 250 billion baht ($8 billion) loan for the country's business sector, battered by floods, Xinhua reported.Industry Minister Wannarat Charnnukul said ... Read more...

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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 |

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 |

Orangutan rides bicycle to promote cycling safety


August 15th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bangkok, 15 Aug (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Thai government has recruited an 8-year-old orangutan to be the face of the country’s road safety campaign. Thai authorities say the country’s traffic accidents are ... Read more...

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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...

Posted in Thailand |

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...

Posted in Thailand |

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...

Posted in Thailand |

Unesco adds nine properties into world heritage list


June 28th, 2011 - 7:03 am ICT by IANS
Paris, June 28 (IANS) Unesco's world heritage committee Monday approved nine more properties into the List of world heritage with some remaining sites to be considered Tuesday, Xinhua reported.The nine ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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...

Posted in Thailand |

Holiday packages to Thailand with even Jain food if you desire


June 3rd, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Patong (Thailand), June 3 (IANS) To tap the growing wanderlust among Indians, the Thai hospitality industry has joined hands with Indian firms with packages to suit their pockets and ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

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...

Posted in Thailand |

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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UN chief calls for ending Cambodia, Thailand hostilities


February 7th, 2011 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 7 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has asked Cambodia and Thailand to make "an effective arrangement" to end hostilities and "exercise maximum restraint"."The secretary-general is deeply concerned by reports ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

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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Feeding elephants declared a crime in Bangkok


July 13th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Bangkok, July 13 (ANI): Bangkok authorities have issued a new ordinance wherein people caught feeding bananas or sugar cane to elephants, proffered by their handlers to make money, will be fined 10,000 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Thai government extends state of emergency


July 6th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, July 6 (DPA) The Thai government extended its state of emergency in Bangkok and 18 other provinces Tuesday for three months on the recommendation of military officials. It decided to end the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Thai government prays for peace


June 10th, 2010 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
Bangkok, June 10 (DPA) Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva Thursday led his government in a ceremony along with Buddhist, Brahmin, Islamic, Christian and Sikh religious leaders to seek good fortune and ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Thai Government wins no-confidence vote


June 2nd, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Bangkok, June 2 (ANI): Thailand Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva's government survived a no-confidence vote on Wednesday morning after a majority of MPs voted in support of him.The Bangkok Post quoted television ... Read more...

Posted in World |

U.S. State Department updates travel warning for Thailand


May 28th, 2010 - 4:42 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) — The U.S. State Department on Thursday updated a travel warning for Thailand as political issues causing the demonstrations and violence have not been resolved. "Due to recent violence ... Read more...

Posted in Thailand, Thailand Tourism, World News |

Thai political battle moves from streets to courts


May 27th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, May 27 (DPA) The battle between the Thai government and supporters of coup-ousted former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra has moved off the streets and into the courts, officials said Thursday. A ... Read more...

Posted in Politics, Thailand |

Thai government says protests must end before talks


May 18th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, May 18 (DPA) The Thai government Tuesday insisted that anti-government protesters end their demonstration before it would consider peace talks, despite an immediate offer by the Senate to mediate in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics, Thailand |

No end in sight to Thai government- Red Shirts standoff in bloody Bangkok


May 18th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Bangkok, May 18 (ANI): The standoff between Thai security forces and Red Shirt protestors continued with the government firmly refusing to recall troops or hold further talks until the rally ended. The breakdown ... Read more...

Posted in Thailand, World |

UN renews call for restraint in Thailand’s deadly demonstrations


May 18th, 2010 - 6:24 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 18 (DPA) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Monday repeated his call for both sides in Thailand's deadly street demonstrations to show restraint as the toll rose to at least ... Read more...

Posted in Politics, Thailand |

Standoff between Red Shirts, Thai Government shows no signs of subsiding


May 17th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Bangkok, May 17 (ANI): The deadlock between the Thai Government and Red Shirts shows no signs of ending anytime soon. While UDD leaders are demanding the withdrawal of troops as the only ... Read more...

Posted in Thailand, World |

Hopes for end to bloody standoff as UDD chairman in talks with Thai Government


May 17th, 2010 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
Bangkok, May 17 (ANI): In a significant development that could lead to an end of the impasse prevailing in Thailand, the chairman of the United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship, Veera Musikhapong ... Read more...

Posted in Thailand, World |

Thai Govt mulls imposing curfew after death toll from clashes touches 24


May 16th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Bangkok, May 16 (ANI): The Thai Government is now mulling the imposition of a curfew after heightened tensions between security forces and Red Shirt protestors, who showed no signs of backing ... Read more...

Posted in Thailand, World |

U.S. State Department issues travel warning for Thailand


May 15th, 2010 - 11:37 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The United States on Saturday issued a travel warning for Thailand as violence continues to grip the country's capital.The U.S. State Department warned U.S. citizens against traveling ... Read more...

Posted in Thailand, Thailand Tourism |

Thai prime minister warns of crackdown (Roundup)


May 15th, 2010 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, May 15 (DPA) Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva warned Saturday of an imminent crackdown on an anti-government protest that has paralysed central Bangkok for more than a month, leading to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics, Thailand |

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