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Royal Crematorium zone to be open to public for one month after ceremonies

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 20:54:37 GMT

The Royal Crematorium zone will be open to members of the public for one month after the conclusion of the Royal Cremation Ceremonies for much-revered HM the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej.

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Indian woman burned to death after leaving boyfriend

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 19:54:46 GMT

NEW DELHI - A father and son have been arrested in India for allegedly burning a woman alive over a soured relationship, authorities said Monday.

Up to 400 Yingluck supporters expected at court on judgement day

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 19:43:36 GMT

Intelligence sources estimate that around 300 to 400 people are likely to make their way to the Supreme Court this Wednesday to provide moral support for former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra, when the verdict in the case against her stemming from her administration’s rice-pledging scheme will be read out – albeit probably in her absence.

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Royal icon

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 19:38:24 GMT

A Garuda sculpture stands at the Royal Crematorium built for the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej in Bangkok’s Sanam Luang, as Deputy Prime Minister General Tanasak Patimapragorn on Monday inspected the construction site.

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Govt releases ‘agreement of truth’ after six months of talks

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 19:37:46 GMT

After six months of talking with political and social groups, the junta-led government on Monday released an “agreement of truth” in a bid to realise its reconciliation efforts.

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Uber sorry over London 'mistakes', but still to appeal

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 19:13:38 GMT

LONDON - The boss of Uber on Monday apologised for "mistakes" made by the US ride-sharing app after London authorities refused to renew its licence, but still vowed to appeal the decision.

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Six arrests as police intercept ‘drugs convoy’

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 18:51:52 GMT

Police arrested four drug suspects, including a Lao man, along with four million yaba pills in Maha Sarakham province on Monday morning.

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British lesbian wins Hong Kong visa rights in legal bid

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 18:43:09 GMT

HONG KONG - A British lesbian on Monday won the right to live and work in Hong Kong with her partner in a landmark legal decision that could reduce more hurdles for same-sex couples in the city.

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Fire jellyfish warning for Phi Phi beaches

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 18:07:45 GMT

Swimmers have been warned to be careful after large numbers of jellyfish were found washed up on beaches in the Phi Phi islands.

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Protesters demand land-rights policy review

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 18:00:54 GMT

Land rights activists gathered in protest outside Government House on Monday, demanding a solution to land conflicts that have arisen as a result of government policies.

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Thailand’s tourism numbers continue to soar

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 17:51:51 GMT

Most Asian nations have seen their currencies strengthen against the US dollar and they are the main source for Thailand’s tourist arrivals.

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Malaysia breaks with Asean over Rohingya crisis

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 17:28:06 GMT

Malaysia said on Sunday that it had distanced itself from the Asean chairman’s recent statement on the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar, which was issued at the UN General Assembly in New York on Saturday.

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Malaysian police to give evidence in drug trial

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 17:11:02 GMT

Malaysian police will testify as plaintiff witnesses in a drug case against alleged Lao drug kingpin Xaysana Keopimpha and his two alleged accomplices.

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Man robbed houses ‘to fund clubbing habit’

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 16:50:21 GMT

A 22-year-old man, who has been arrested for allegedly breaking into some 30 unoccupied homes in Udon Thani's Muang district between April and this month, reportedly confessed that he committed the crimes to support his love for going out clubbing.

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Yingluck has nothing to win by coming to court Sept 27: Democrat leader

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 16:35:42 GMT

Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva said on Monday that postponement of the court-verdict reading in the case against former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra could affect how the defendant approaches an appeal once the new law governing criminal procedures against holders of political office receives royal assent.

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DNA tests underway to tie Yingluck to suspected flight sedan

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 16:32:27 GMT

Searching for evidence that they belonged to former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra, police have conducted DNA checks on items within the seized Toyota Camry sedan believed to have taken her from Bangkok to Sa Kaew province during her August 23 flight from justice.

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Student suspect must prove he is ill, say police

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 16:07:54 GMT

Police have demanded evidence of illness from a medical student who has cited health problems for his inability to answer a summons.

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Jail term for flying drones during Royal Cremation

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 16:06:31 GMT

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) or drones will be prohibited from flying over Bangkok’s Grand Palace, Sanam Luang and within a 19-kilometre radius of the site for the Royal Cremation ceremonies for HM the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej from October 25-29.

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Senior police officer probed after gambling raid

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 16:02:08 GMT

A Bangkok policeman, who was allegedly caught during a raid of a gambling den last week in Bangkok’s Bang Khen district, has been transferred to the Metropolitan Police Area 2 pending disciplinary and criminal investigations, deputy national police spokesman Colonel Krissana Pattanacharoen said on Monday.

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Naked man found dead roadside with trousers nearby

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 15:49:46 GMT

An unidentified man wearing no clothes was found dead in the ditch in the middle of a road in Kamphaeng Phet’s Mueang district on Monday.

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