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    Myanmar shadow govt allies with rebel group

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 12:31am on May 30, 2021

    A shadow government in Myanmar seeking to reverse the February 1 coup has joined forces with a rebel group to ‘demolish’ junta rule, it said...

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    1,000-year-old ‘stolen’ artefacts to return to Thailand from US

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 11:17pm on May 29, 2021

    Two ancient sandstone artefacts believed to have been stolen from Thailand during the Vietnam War are set to return from the United States Friday night,...

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    Thailand virus cases soar with prison clusters

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 11:06pm on May 17, 2021

    Thailand reported a new daily high of nearly 10,000 coronavirus cases on Monday, more than two-thirds of them in prisons, as the kingdom battles its...

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    Thailand seeking ‘humanitarian’ solution for detained Myanmar journalists

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 11:29pm on May 11, 2021

    Thailand said Tuesday it was seeking a ‘humanitarian’ solution for three Myanmar journalists arrested after fleeing across the border to escape a junta crackdown. The...

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    Protesters fling paint, eggs at court to demand Thai activist’s release

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 12:18am on May 03, 2021

    Hundreds of Thai protesters hurled red paint, tomatoes and eggs at a Bangkok court Sunday, demanding the release of all political detainees, including an activist...

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    Myanmar junta launches fresh air raids in rebel territory

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 12:39am on April 29, 2021

    Myanmar’s military launched air assaults for the second day in a row into rebel-held territory after gunfire was heard from neighbouring Thailand, a Thai official...

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    Thai PM granted sweeping powers to curb Covid-19

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 12:01am on April 29, 2021

    Thailand’s cabinet has granted Premier Prayut Chan-O-Cha sweeping new powers aimed at curbing Covid-19 that critics fear could be used as a political tool to...

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    Rebels capture military base in eastern Myanmar: official

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 11:04am on April 27, 2021

    A prominent ethnic rebel group attacked and captured a military base in eastern Myanmar near the Thai border early Tuesday morning, an official from the...

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    Thai PM fined for not wearing mask

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 10:50pm on April 26, 2021

    Thailand’s prime minister was fined for not wearing a mask Monday after new Covid restrictions came into force to try to halt the country's spiralling...

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    5 killed in Bangkok building collapse

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 01:22am on April 04, 2021

    A Bangkok residence building collapsed on Saturday, killing at least four rescue workers and a resident, according to an emergency worker. The three-story house, located...