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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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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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Patil greets guests ‘At Home’, Thai PM says Namaste India


January 26th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Namaste India. Elegantly attired in a cream skirt and jacket, Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, accompanied by President Pratibha Patil, moved around the ... 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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Thai PM chief guest at Republic Day parade


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra will be the chief guest at India's 63rd Republic Day parade on Rajpath Thursday when President Pratibha Patil will ... Read more...

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India, Thailand to hold talks


December 23rd, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) The foreign ministers of India and Thailand will hold talks here Tuesday that will focus on expanding economic ties and set the stage for ... 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 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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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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Cambodia and Thailand agree to remove troops from disputed border


September 16th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by BNO News
PHNOM PENH (BNO NEWS) -- Thailand and Cambodia on Thursday agreed to remove their troops from a disputed area on their common border, officials said on Friday.The prime ministers of both countries ... Read more...

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At least 1,500 Cambodian troops leave disputed border with Thailand


September 1st, 2011 - 1:36 am ICT by BNO News
PHNOM PENH (BNO NEWS) -- Cambodia withdrew approximately 1,500 troops from the disputed border area with Thailand on Wednesday as the two neighboring countries' military tension have eased since July, one official ... 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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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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Hasina seventh top world woman leader


August 11th, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 11 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has been named the seventh among 12 top world women leaders by Time magazine.The top 12 women leaders are: Thai ... 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 Shinawatra becomes Thailand’s first woman PM (Lead)


August 5th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Aug 5 (IANS) Yingluck Shinawatra Friday became Thailand's first woman prime minister, about a month after she led her Pheu Thai party to a major victory in the parliamentary ... 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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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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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 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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India-Thailand trade grew six fold in 10 years: Sharma


April 5th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 5 (ANI): Union Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma on Tuesday said the bilateral trade between India and Thailand has grown six-fold in the last decade and touched ... 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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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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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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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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