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  Non-Violent Resistance in Post-Coup Thailand The DiplomatNon-Violent Resistance in Post-Coup ThailandThe DiplomatSince the military coup in Thailand on May 22, the junta has adopted a zero-tolerance approach to dissent. Actual or would-be dissidents are subject to arbitrary arrest, incommunicado detention, and trial-by-military; print, radio and TV outlets have ...
Posted on 30 August 2014 | 4:41 am
  Thailand OKs 30-day visa extension to Getty ImagesThailand OKs 30-day visa extension to tourists from 49 marketsAsiaOneThailand's Immigration Bureau has authorised 30-day extensions to tourist visas for residents of 48 countries and one territory (Hong Kong) in an effort to shore up tourism numbers hurt by the political crisis. The policy took effect Friday. The bureau ...Thailand adds 30-day visa extension for South AfricansNews24Thailand Approves Tourist Visa ExtensionsGetty ImagesTourists can now extend stays for further 30 daysPhuketindex.comBangkok Post -Pattaya Todayall 12 news articles »
Posted on 30 August 2014 | 3:50 am
  Global champions of democracy must stand up Global champions of democracy must stand up for ThailandAsheville Citizen-TimesPrayuth Chan-ocha, who has installed himself on Thailand's Board of Investment, said that the very concept of elections in Thailand must be reconsidered to restore stability and achieve reconciliation. He also labeled Thailand's duly elected government ...
Posted on 29 August 2014 | 9:14 pm
  Drysdale woman Joanna Sherwell successfully Drysdale woman Joanna Sherwell successfully adopts Thailand dogGeelong AdvertiserAfter a rabies vaccination in Thailand Sunny was fit to fly to America, where the quarantine process simply requires the dog to stay in the US for six months before leaving, and drops Australia's six-moth quarantine down to 10 days. “When bringing a ...
Posted on 29 August 2014 | 7:03 pm
  Backpacker Jack Davies of Llanelli died in BBC NewsBackpacker Jack Davies of Llanelli died in ThailandBBC NewsBackpacker Jack Davies, 21, who was known as Jay, had been travelling in Thailand for three years when he died at Ko Phi Phi near Phuket. The cause of his death is still being investigated and government officials are supporting his family. In a ...British backpacker Jack Davies found dead on tropical paradise islandDaily MailFamily left devastated by death of son in ThailandLlanelli StarBritish backpacker Jack Davies, 21, found dead on Thai islandThe IndependentCarmarthen Journal -WalesOnline -AOL Travel UKall 44 news articles »
Posted on 29 August 2014 | 9:39 am

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  Human Rights Groups Allege Supression ofBANGKOK- Thailand's military and police have suppressed the release of an independent report assessing human rights in the kingdom during the first 100 days of the latest coup. A panel discussion on ...
Posted on 2 September 2014 | 8:23 am
  Child refugees held in ThailandThousands of migrant children, including newborn babies, are being locked up in squalid and cramped detention facilities each year in Thailand, enduring serious physical and emotional harm, according to a new report.
Posted on 2 September 2014 | 8:19 am
  Thai junta blocks rights meeting in BangkokThailand's ruling junta ordered that a rights talk at a journalists' club in Bangkok be shut down on Tuesday, further stoking concerns over freedom of expression in the country since a military power grab in May. Police, armed with orders from the junta, turned up at the Foreign Correspondent's Club of Thailand as an event, entitled "Access to Justice in Thailand: Currently Unavailable" and ...
Posted on 2 September 2014 | 2:54 am
  British activist goes on trial in ThailandThe defamation trial of a British activist began Tuesday in Bangkok after he co-authored a report alleging widespread labour abuses in Thailand's food industry, a prime supplier of cheap foodstuffs to Western supermarkets. Andy Hall, 34, faces jail if convicted over lawsuits brought by Thai fruit processor Natural Fruit, after his report levelled accusations of forced and child labour ...
Posted on 2 September 2014 | 1:27 am
  Thailand set to approve Volkswagen factory -FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Thailand is set to approve the construction of a Volkswagen factory near the port of Bangkok, German daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung reported, citing the Thai investment authority ...
Posted on 1 September 2014 | 11:50 am

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  What You Need to Know About Thailand's NewMost see this move by Thailand as an effort to increase the lengths of stay and amount of money spent in the country, but few think it will pan out for the Land of Smiles. Under the old rules, loopholes were consistently exposed by travelers who simply ...
Posted on 2 September 2014 | 4:25 am
  Rights group: Thousands of child refugees(CNN)-- Thousands of migrant children, including newborn babies, are being locked up in squalid and cramped detention facilities each year in Thailand, enduring serious physical and emotional harm, according to a new report. The 67-page report from Human ...
Posted on 2 September 2014 | 2:02 am
  Thailand looking to increase numbers ofThe Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is embarking on a raft of tactical marketing strategies to stimulate travel to the kingdom from European nations. The aim is to improve the numbers of visitor arrivals in the fourth quarter of this year. TAT Governor ...
Posted on 2 September 2014 | 12:33 am
  Thailand: Prison is no place for youngDoes the National Council for Peace and Order's (NCPO) "return happiness" campaign hold a place for children who languish in Thailand's immigration detention centres? "How long will I stay?" five-year-old Rayyan asked. "Will I live the rest of my life here?
Posted on 1 September 2014 | 11:38 pm
  Report – Thailand to approve VolkswagenAccording to a German newspaper’s report, Thailand is set to give the green light to the construction of a Volkswagen plant near the port of Bangkok. Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung cited the Thai investment authority – BOI – reporting that the ...
Posted on 1 September 2014 | 9:25 pm
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