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UAE charities help Myanmar refugees in Thailand


August 10th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Aug 9 (IANS) Food, clothes and 34 tonnes of dates donated by UAE charities have been distributed to displaced Myanmar Muslims in Thailand.The effort is aimed at helping the ... Read more...

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41 infected with bird flu in Thailand


June 20th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, June 20 (IANS) At least 41 people have been confirmed to be infected with the H1N1 bird flu virus in a province in Thailand, the government said Wednesday.The virus ... 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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Asian spice museum opens in Thailand


May 17th, 2012 - 8:32 am ICT by IANS
Bangkok, May 17 (IANS) A museum of Asian spices, founded by a Russian businessman, has opened in Thailand's Pattaya city, RIA Novosti reported.The Asian Spicy Garden, which occupies 5,000 square ... Read more...

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About 3.5 tonnes of marijuana seized in Thailand


April 29th, 2012 - 4:54 am ICT by IANS
Bangkok, April 29 (IANS) Thailand's biggest-ever haul of marijuana, weighing 3.45 tonnes, has been seized in the country's Saraburi province, police said.According to police spokesperson, the drugs were packaged in ... Read more...

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Countries issue travel advisories for Thailand


February 16th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Feb 16 (IANS) China, the US and Britain were among several countries that have issued travel advisories for Thailand after three bombs exploded here two days ago.The explosions Tuesday ... Read more...

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Iranian terror suspect flees Thailand


February 15th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Feb 15 (IANS) An Iranian who lost both his legs in a bomb blast in Thailand has been arrested along with a compatriot while a third Iranian managed to ... Read more...

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Jeev looks to end title drought in Thailand


December 12th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Dec 12 (IANS) Former Asian Tour number one Simon Dyson of England, Indian star Jeev Milkha Singh of India and Kim Kyung-tae of Korea will join the chase for ... Read more...

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188 killed during Songkran festival in Thailand


April 16th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, April 16 (IANS) At least 188 people have been killed and 2,786 others injured in road accidents during an ongoing Thai festival, Xinhua reported.The deaths have occurred during the ... 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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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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Pakistanis held for collecting terror funds in Thailand


October 14th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Oct 14 (IANS/AKI) Fifteen Pakistanis suspected of collecting funds earmarked for use by terrorist organisations in their homeland have been arrested in Thailand, police said Wednesday.Police were tipped off to the ... 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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Ramesh promises rigid monitoring of tigers at all reserves


April 15th, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 15 (ANI): Union Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh has said a scientific system to monitor tigers will soon to be implemented in all reserves across India with the ... Read more...

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Anti-government protest takes to the streets in Thailand


March 20th, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, March 20 (DPA) More than 100,000 anti-government demonstrators joined a "red caravan" protest on wheels through Bangkok's congestion-prone streets Saturday in an attempt to win the capital over and force ... Read more...

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Hitler billboard outrages diplomats in Thailand


October 18th, 2009 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Oct 18 (DPA) A billboard of Adolf Hitler used to advertise a new wax museum at a beach resort was covered up after strong criticism from the Israeli and German ambassadors ... Read more...

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New LTTE chief arrested in Thailand


August 7th, 2009 - 4:51 pm ICT by IBNS
Bangkok, Aug 7 (IBNS) The new Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) chief and an alleged arms smuggler, Selvarasa Pathmanathan, has been arrested here, the police said Friday.“Pathmanathan was arrested early Friday ... Read more...

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ASEAN-India free trade agreement depends on Thailand


January 26th, 2009 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Jan 26 (DPA) A free trade agreement (FTA) between India and South-East Asia will be signed at the upcoming summit of the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN) if the Thai ... Read more...

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Why not Chandni Chowk to Bangkok?


December 17th, 2008 - 4:23 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
The movie's name might be Chandni Chownk to China but in reality the the picture was supposed to be shot in China but had to make do with Bangkok instead.The shooting in ... Read more...

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Democrat-led government takes shape in Thailand


December 7th, 2008 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Dec 7 (DPA) The prospect of a new Thai coalition government under the former opposition Democrat party took a step closer to realisation when its chief rival acknowledged it had ... Read more...

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Canadian paedophile found guilty of second crime in Thailand


November 24th, 2008 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Nov 24 (DPA) Bangkok's Criminal Court Monday said a Canadian paedophile nabbed in Thailand last year after German police "unswirled" his altered photograph on the Internet has been given an additional ... Read more...

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Anti-government protestors march on Parliament in Thailand


November 24th, 2008 - 8:23 am ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Nov 24 (DPA) Tens-of-thousands of anti-government protestors, some of them armed with sticks, marched on Parliament in Thailand Monday.Sondhi Limthongkul, a senior leader of the People's Alliance for Democracy (PAD) that ... Read more...

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World’s longest tunnel aquarium opens in Thailand


October 26th, 2008 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Oct 26 (Xinhua) The world's longest tunnel aquarium in north Thailand's Chiang Mai city opened Sunday. The Chiang Mai Zoo's aquarium, spread over an area of 1.6 hectare, has freshwater and ... Read more...

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22 students killed as bus overturns in Thailand


October 10th, 2008 - 10:29 am ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Oct 10 (DPA) A tour bus taking university students on a field trip overturned into a ditch in Thailand Friday, killing at least 22 passengers and injuring about 30 others, the ... Read more...

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Melamine found in Chinese milk powder in Thailand


September 30th, 2008 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Sep 30 (DPA) Thailand's Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has found traces of melamine in 20 tonnes of milk powder imported from China, where at least four children have died from ... Read more...

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Tsonga beats Djokovic to win maiden title in Thailand


September 28th, 2008 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Sep 28 (DPA) Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga lifted the first title of his career Sunday defeating Novak Djokovic with a 7-6, 7-4, 6-4 in the Thailand Open final."No, I didn't believe ... 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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Road accident kills 14 in Thailand


August 30th, 2008 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Aug 30 (Xinhua) At least 14 people were killed Saturday morning when the pickup truck in which they were travelling rammed into another truck ahead in Thailand's northeastern province of Roi ... Read more...

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Protesters seize state TV station in Thailand


August 26th, 2008 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Aug 26 (Xinhua) Anti-government protesters stormed into a state-run TV channel and forced it to halt broadcasting Tuesday, while a mass rally was assembling here to mount pressure on the Thai ... Read more...

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IIFA awards 2008 nominations


April 17th, 2008 - 12:42 am ICT by admin
iifabuzz.com has been launched and is open for voting for the upcoming IIFA 2008 Awards at Bangkok, Thailand. People can visit the site and vote on their choices for the awards. The awards ... Read more...

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