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May presses PM on free and open elections

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BRITISH PRIME MINISTER Theresa May told Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha to continue progress towards free and open elections in Thailand in line with international standards, including lifting restrictions on political parties at an early stage, a Downing Street spokesperson said.
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Political elites ‘are crucial to Thai democracy’

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Public pressure also needed to steer country’s leaders, experts tell seminar.
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Multi-faceted Vasit was a staunch royalist who distinguished himself in public service

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A ROYALIST, an upright police officer, a head royal bodyguard and a prolific writer. Retired Police General Vasit Dejkunjorn was known for his many roles in a life that spanned almost nine decades.
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Yingluck thanks supporters on her first birthday in exile

The Nation's Politic rss - jeu, 21/06/2018 - 21:50
FORMER prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra sent a message to her supporters as she celebrated her first birthday in exile since fleeing Thailand last August.
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Chuvit sentenced to one-month jail for violating anti-graft law

The Nation's Politic rss - jeu, 21/06/2018 - 21:29
CHUVIT KAMOLVISIT, a former massage-parlour owner and politician who has become a media celebrity, was on Thursday sentenced to a month in jail for failing to report his co-ownership in a restaurant.
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White Elephant winners named

The Nation National News - jeu, 21/06/2018 - 09:00
HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn yesterday presided over the opening of the Seventh White Elephant Art Exhibition and presented awards to the winning artists.
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May called to quiz Prayut on human rights

The Nation's Politic rss - jeu, 21/06/2018 - 03:10
Ahead of visit from the Prime Minister of Thailand, Prayut Chan-O-Cha, Amnesty International has called on UK Prime Minister Theresa May to convey her deep concern at the deteriorating human rights situation in the country.
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Japan’s latest earthquake a warning to be prepared

The Nation's Opinions - jeu, 21/06/2018 - 03:00
The earthquake that occurred during the commuting time for work and school sent the large city of Osaka into turmoil on Monday. 
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Why Thailand needs the death penalty

The Nation's Opinions - jeu, 21/06/2018 - 03:00
The majory supports capital punishment, though there is a middle way short of abolition
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School’s in for transgender community

The Nation's Opinions - jeu, 21/06/2018 - 03:00
Khushbu sits on a school chair, chin tilted upwards, waiting for Moon to finish applying make-up to her eyes. The two transgender women could have been doing this anywhere, but the scene is different because they’re sitting in a children’s classroom in Lahore, Pakistan.
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The simplest way to save someone’s life: Give blood

The Nation's Opinions - jeu, 21/06/2018 - 03:00
TECHNOLOGY HAS ADVANCED MEDICAL SCIENCE, BUT DONATIONS ARE STILL DESPERATELY NEEDED
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Forced marriages don’t just exist in dystopian fiction

The Nation's Opinions - jeu, 21/06/2018 - 03:00
A young woman is forced to join the household of a powerful man and bear him the child his wife cannot – knowing all the while that she will never be recognised as the child’s mother.
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Beijing subway embraces biometric system

The Nation's Opinions - jeu, 21/06/2018 - 03:00
The Beijing subway system plans to introduce bio-recognition technology at stations this year to improve transport efficiency and reduce costs, a senior manager said last week.
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Polls point to strong backing among Thais for death penalty

The Nation National News - jeu, 21/06/2018 - 03:00
CAPITAL PUNISHMENT, despite growing opposition among international organisations and other countries, is strongly supported by the majority of Thai people, according to surveys.
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Govt considers ‘total ban’ on the import of e-waste

The Nation National News - jeu, 21/06/2018 - 03:00
THE GOVERNMENT is seriously considering an immediate ban on the import of electronic waste.
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‘Most parties’ to join talks with junta next week

The Nation's Politic rss - jeu, 21/06/2018 - 03:00
THE JUNTA is all set to hold talks next Monday or Tuesday on lifting the ban on political activities but there is no clarity yet on which parties would attend the meeting.
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Fleeing Thaksin hit with second arrest warrant

The Nation's Politic rss - jeu, 21/06/2018 - 03:00
Court rules former PM can be tried in absentia over multibillionbaht loan
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Council slams police action against lawyer

The Nation National News - mer, 20/06/2018 - 20:59
THE PRESIDENT of the Lawyers Council of Thailand, Thawal Ruyaporn, has slammed the police Crime Suppression Division (CSD) for forcing lawyer Sukit Phoonsrikasem to the ground and handcuffing him at Bangkok’s Phaholyothin Police Station on Tuesday afternoon.
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Prayut meets May in London

Bangkok Post Top Stories - mer, 20/06/2018 - 18:54
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and British counterpart Theresa May shook hands in the traditional 10 Downing Street photo op as small groups welcomed and protested against the visit.
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BoT holds at 1.5%, raises growth view

Bangkok Post Top Stories - mer, 20/06/2018 - 18:19
The Bank of Thailand's rate-setting panel left the policy rate unchanged Wednesday as expected, giving more weight to domestic factors and declaring that the country's external stability remains strong enough to cushion against persistent capital outflows.
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