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Rappler not the only victim of state bullying

mer, 17/01/2018 - 23:35
The revocation of Manila-based independent news website Rappler's licence in the Philippines is just another case showing the state's attempt to silence the media.
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Global investment risk levels on rise

mer, 17/01/2018 - 23:25
Amid growing confidence of a global economic rebound and better domestic growth prospects, the 2018 investment outlook should not ignore downside factors that could hinder the long-run growth momentum. Structural challenges from policy uncertainties among the world's economic superpowers and saturating trade and investment flows through global value chains may cast more shadows over the local and...
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Airport prices won't fall

mer, 17/01/2018 - 23:20
Another investigation of airport food and beverage prices is under way. Officials claim to be shocked at some of the price tags they have seen. Of course the inspecting officials, including cabinet ministers, do not have to mingle with common vendors when they fly.
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DSI denies brothel crackdown was political

mer, 17/01/2018 - 23:00
The Department of Special Investigation (DSI) has dismissed speculation that the crackdown on suspected human trafficking at Victoria's Secret Massage on Friday was politically motivated.
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Prawit watch claim stirs ridicule

mer, 17/01/2018 - 23:00
Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Prawit Wongsuwon's explanation for his collection of 25 luxury watches on Tuesday has failed to appease a questioning public but the onus is now on Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha to take action and ensure the issue is dealt with transparently, critics say.
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Nicha cleared of romance scam claims

mer, 17/01/2018 - 23:00
Police have cleared up accusations against Nicha Kiartthanapaiboon for allegedly colluding in a so-called romance scam and inventing an identity card theft story to avoid arrest.
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NACC no-reset law faces legal challenge

mer, 17/01/2018 - 23:00
The controversial approval of legislation allowing all nine members of National Anti-Corruption Commission to remain in office is likely to be challenged in the Constitutional Court by disgruntled members of the National Legislative Assembly (NLA).
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BoT sounds alarm on baht speculation

mer, 17/01/2018 - 23:00
In a rare move, the Bank of Thailand has threatened to investigate some financial institutions with operations in Thailand for possible involvement in baht speculation.
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Pheu Thai joins bid to have S44 order quashed

mer, 17/01/2018 - 23:00
The Pheu Thai Party petitioned the Constitutional Court Wednesday to rule on whether the Section 44 order issued by the prime minister to amend the organic law on political parties violates basic rights of party members.
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NSB backs growing marijuana for state medical research

mer, 17/01/2018 - 22:46
The Narcotics Suppression Bureau (NSB) chief has joined calls by farmers to designate land on which to grow marijuana, not just hemp, for medical research.
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Massage parlour shareholder held for trafficking

mar, 16/01/2018 - 23:19
A key shareholder in a company operating the massage parlour raided by authorities last Friday, surrendered Tuesday to police and denied any involvement in the flesh trade.
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Duterte defiant, moves to close Rappler news website

mar, 16/01/2018 - 20:32
MANILA: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Tuesday he "did not give a shit" as his government moved to shut down a news website that has been critical in its reporting on his deadly drug war, with media watchdogs raising fears over eroding freedoms.
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Baby-making tax breaks aim to slow population ageing

mar, 16/01/2018 - 14:55
The government has given reluctant parents a big push in the form of generous tax breaks aimed at encouraging them to have more than one child.
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Wallaby leads police chase over Sydney Harbour Bridge

mar, 16/01/2018 - 14:35
A wallaby hopping across the Sydney Harbour Bridge holds up early-morning traffic on Tuesday before being caught downtown by police officers. — Reuters
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Lava spews from restive Philippines volcano

mar, 16/01/2018 - 14:34
Authorities in the Philippines widen the evacuation area as Mayon volcano spews lava in spectacular fashion, with warnings of an impending hazardous eruption. — Reuters
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SET ends lower, Indonesia shares mark record close

mar, 16/01/2018 - 12:51
The Stock Exchange of Thailand main index slightly eased, while Indonesian shares notched up an all-time closing high on Tuesday.
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Prawit to resign if NACC watch probe finds him guilty

mar, 16/01/2018 - 11:09
Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon said on Tuesday he is ready to step down from the cabinet if the anti-graft agency found the case against him has grounds.
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December arrivals hit record high

mar, 16/01/2018 - 10:49
Tourist arrivals jumped to a monthly record high of 3.5 million in December, bringing in 190 billion baht in revenue.
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BoT raises foreign transfers ceiling, fights strong baht

mar, 16/01/2018 - 05:28
The Bank of Thailand (BoT) has increased the size of the maximum international money transfer allowed each customer for non-commercial bank business from 200,000 baht per day to 800,000 baht per day in a move to curb the strong baht.
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You are not alone

mar, 16/01/2018 - 03:46
Pol Snr Sgt Maj Prateep Dinsakul woke up one day and suddenly found himself unable to speak. Seeing no warning sign of disease, his family took him to Srithanya psychiatric hospital in Nonthaburi for preliminary evaluation.
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