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    Thai democracy protesters rally against govt

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 11:58pm on June 24, 2021

    Hundreds of pro-democracy protesters rallied in Bangkok Thursday to call for the government’s resignation, defying warnings from authorities about the kingdom’s soaring coronavirus cases. The...

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    Thai authorities warn against planned pro-democracy protest

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 11:42pm on June 23, 2021

    Thai authorities warned demonstrators against gathering to mark the anniversary of the Siamese Revolution on Wednesday, citing the kingdom’s soaring Covid-19 infections. Key pro-democracy groups...

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    Roaring success at Euros for 'psychic' Thai lion

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 05:33pm on June 18, 2021

    Move over Paul the Octopus, Thailand has a new claimant to the football forecasting crown: Boy the ‘psychic’ lion, who has so far correctly called...

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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...