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Thai army says 6 drug smugglers killed in gunfight

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 15:39:53 GMT2016-12-09T15:39:53Z

BANGKOK (AP) -- Six drug smugglers were fatally shot in a gunbattle in northern Thailand when they were confronted by soldiers, the military said....

Thai Navy shows off technology to fight fishing abuses

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 12:43:45 GMT2016-12-09T12:43:45Z

SAMUT SAKHON, Thailand (AP) -- Thailand's navy on Friday showed off new technology to monitor fishing boats in a renewed effort to crack down on illegal fishing, forced labor and corruption in the seafood industry....

Thai police arrest 3 French in killing of another on Samui

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 11:20:56 GMT2016-12-09T11:20:56Z

KOH SAMUI, Thailand (AP) -- Police in Thailand have arrested three French nationals in connection with the killing of one of their countrymen on the southern resort island of Samui....

Thai prime minister cautions news media on lese majeste law

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 10:43:51 GMT2016-12-07T10:43:51Z

BANGKOK (AP) -- Thailand's prime minister warned Wednesday that the BBC could be prosecuted if an online report published by its Thai-language service about the country's new king is found to have violated the law safeguarding the monarchy's reputation....

Severe flooding in southern Thailand kills 14

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:58:00 GMT2016-12-06T12:58:00Z

BANGKOK (AP) -- Severe flooding due to heavy rain in southern Thailand has killed 14 people, including five students, the interior ministry said Tuesday....