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Agence France-Presse . Bangkok

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    Thousands run in Thai anti-government fun

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 10:46pm on January 12, 2020

    Around 10,000 Thais joined a ‘run against dictatorship’ on Sunday, shouting slogans and wielding three-finger salutes from the Hunger Games films in the largest show...

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    Thai retailers ban single-use plastic bags

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 10:36pm on January 02, 2020

    Thai retailers kicked off 2020 with a ban on single-use plastic bags, joining the battle against throwaway carriers in the Southeast Asian nation where citizens...

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    One of Thailand’s last Chinese opera troupes lights up Bangkok

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 10:27pm on December 30, 2019

    An ancient world of swords, warriors and folklore roars to life on the darkened street, offering a momentary escape from the modern-day bustle of Bangkok’s...

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    Thai Navy SEAL dies after yearlong infection after cave rescue

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 10:27pm on December 28, 2019

    A Thai Navy SEAL who aided with the rescue of a youth football team trapped in a flooded cave last year has died from an...

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    Two Thai soldiers charged for shooting three Muslim men to death

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 03:26pm on December 25, 2019

    Thailand has charged two soldiers with murder in the shooting of three Muslim men foraging on a mountain in the south, police said Wednesday, a...

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    Thousands rally behind Thai anti-establishment frontman

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 10:39pm on December 14, 2019

    Thousands rallied in Bangkok behind the popular leader of an upstart anti-establishment party on Saturday, in the first major protest since March elections returned the...

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    Pope lands in Thailand

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 10:56pm on November 20, 2019

    Pope Francis arrived in Thailand on Wednesday greeted by cheering faithful, on the first leg of an Asian tour that will sweep in Japan and...

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    Three killed in Thai courtroom shootout

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 12:04am on November 13, 2019

    Three people were killed in a shootout at a Thai courtroom on Tuesday during a hearing into an inheritance dispute, according to police, who said...

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    Thai PM says Cambodian opposition leader not allowed to transit

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 10:50pm on November 06, 2019

    Thailand will not allow Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy to transit through the kingdom in a bid to return to Phnom Penh, prime minister Prayut...

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    Ensure safe return of Rohingyas

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 12:01am on November 04, 2019

    The UN chief on Sunday urged Myanmar to ensure the ‘safe’ return of Rohingya refugees driven out by army operations, a plea made in front...

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