Stories By Panu Wongcha-um
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Corruption allegations surrounding the construction of Thailand’s newest landmark is piling political pressure on the Thai military government due to allegations of graft and personal gain.
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Video Strengthening regional defence ties crucial in face of incidents like Paris attacks: Ng Eng Hen
Dr Ng was in Thailand to reaffirm bilateral defence ties where he met with Thai Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-ocha and his counterpart, who is also Thai Deputy Prime Minister, General Prawit Wongsuwon.
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Scuffles broke out when residents whose businesses rely on tourism confronted the protesters.
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The Myanmar election commission did a "good job overall", said the European Union team. A large majority - 95 per cent - of the more than 500 polling stations observed were rated good or very good.
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An insurgency there, which has endured for almost seven decades, has disrupted border trade and displaced many people.
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Many voters are also concerned about the government's plan to build hydroelectric power dams along the Salween River.
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Yasmin is one of the 140,000 Rohingya Muslims who live on the outskirts of Sittwe. Having no access to proper healthcare, education, and job opportunities, has prompted thousands to flee by boat in search of a better life.
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The Royal Thai Army's criminal defamation lawsuit against former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinwatra was set to begin Monday.
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Parts of southern Thailand suffered from elevated haze conditions caused by forest fires in Indonesia, leading to health concerns and causing delayed flights.
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Thai activists attacked Thai government websites on Wednesday to protest the government’s plan to create a single gateway to control internet usage in the country.