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    Thai woman awarded 43-year jail term for lese majeste

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 08:04pm on January 19, 2021

    A Thai woman accused of insulting the royal family was jailed Tuesday for more than 43 years, a legal rights group said, the harshest punishment...

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    Myanmar cancels Thai investment in controversial mega-port

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:47am on January 19, 2021

    Myanmar on Monday announced that it was cancelling contracts with a Thai industrial giant to work on a controversial deep sea port project. The Dawei...

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    CID seeks money laundering details from 3 countries

    Iqbal Mahmud | Updated at 12:08am on January 19, 2021

    The Criminal Investigation Department has written to authorities in Malaysia, Thailand and Singapore to know how much assets the casino scam-related arrested accused, mainly expelled...

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    Myanmar cancels Thai investment in controversial mega-port

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 07:24pm on January 18, 2021

    Myanmar on Monday announced it was cancelling contracts with a Thai industrial giant to work on a controversial deep sea port project. The Dawei mega-project...

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    Thai students mark Teachers’ Day with paint-soaked protest

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 10:19pm on January 16, 2021

    Students piled bamboo canes and stationery in front of Thailand’s Ministry of Education and splashed crimson paint on it to protest corporal punishment, one of...

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    Thailand arrests 19 Rohingya, Thai woman for illegal entry

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 08:17pm on January 09, 2021

    Nineteen Rohingya and a Thai woman accused of housing them have been arrested for illegal entry to Thailand, police said Saturday, as concerns grow about...

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    Thailand, Algeria to get new Bangladesh ambassadors

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 11:42am on December 18, 2020

    The government has appointed new ambassadors for Thailand and Algeria on Thursday, according to foreign ministry press releases. Mohammed Abdul Hye, currently serving as the...

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    More Thai protest leaders charged with royal defamation

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 10:42pm on December 08, 2020

    More than a dozen leaders of Thailand’s pro-democracy protest movement were charged Tuesday under the kingdom’s tough royal defamation law for headlining demonstrations demanding...

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    Thai PM wins crucial legal battle

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 10:55pm on December 02, 2020

    Thai prime minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha, under pressure from months of street protests, Wednesday survived a legal challenge over his living arrangements that could have seen...

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    Thai court fires warning on eve of PM ruling

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 11:00pm on December 01, 2020

    Thailand’s constitutional court on Tuesday warned against ‘vulgar’ criticism of its rulings, on the eve of a crucial judgement that could see prime minister Prayut...

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