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7-magnitude quake rocks Myanmar (Lead)


March 25th, 2011 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Yangon, March 24 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 7.0 on the Richter scale jolted northeastern Myanmar Thursday night, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties, Xinhua reported.The ... Read more...

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Russian to help pianist held in Thailand (Lead)


July 7th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia Wednesday asked its embassy in Thailand to provide all assistance to Russian pianist Mikhail Pletnev who was arrested on child sex abuse charges. The embassy has been ... Read more...

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Explosions rock Bangkok’s financial district


May 14th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, May 14 (DPA) Six explosions rocked Bangkok's financial district on Silom Road Friday as troops and protesters clashed to control the heart of the capital. Unknown assailants fired M79 grenades at ... Read more...

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Thai TV: Red Shirts leader General Khattiya Sawasdipol seriously injured after shooting


May 13th, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK (BNO NEWS) -- Thai media on Thursday reported that Red Shirts leader Lt. Gen Khattiya Sawasdipol, 59, is seriously injured after being shot in the head near a rally site. Sawatdiphol ... Read more...

Posted in Thailand |

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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Myanmar authorities seize nearly a tonne of heroin


July 15th, 2009 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Bangkok, July 15 (DPA) Myanmar authorities intercepted nearly one tonne of heroin in Shan state in one of the biggest drug busts in recent history, Thai media reports said Wednesday. The massive seizure, ... Read more...

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David Carradine’s Family outraged over Death Photo leak


June 7th, 2009 - 8:20 pm ICT by GD
A Thai tabloid has published photographs of late American cult actor David Carradine at the time of his death. The photograph is also doing the rounds of the Internet presently. The ... Read more...

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Dead Kill Bill star David Carradine to fly home Saturday


June 5th, 2009 - 8:41 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
The body of dead Kill Bill and 70’s television series Kung Fu star David Carradine is expected to be repatriated to the US on Saturday.Bangkok Lumpini police chief Police Colonel Somprasong ... Read more...

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Thai prime minister’s vehicle attacked


April 7th, 2009 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, April 7 (Xinhua) The Thai prime minister's vehicle was trapped among angry protesters Tuesday afternoon in Pattaya before he finally escaped, Thai media reported. According to the Nation's website, the ... Read more...

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