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Cold spell hits 13 Thai provinces

BANGKOK, Nov 13 -- Thirteen provinces in the north and northeastern regions Thailand are now hit by a cold spell, and the Meteorological Department forecasts that frigid temperatures in the North this year will be much more severe than in past years. Altogether 14,260 villages in the 13 provinces are currently

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Border fighting in Burma kills one Thai wounding three

Spillover of fighting in Burma injures Thais Rocket propelled grenade fired during skirmish between Burmese troops and rebels landed on the Thai side in Tak province, reportedly killing one Thai and wounding three others. Fighting broke out Monday between Burmese troops and rebels belonging to the Karen ethnic minority who seized

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Myanmar troops step up security on border after Japanese reporter arrested

TAK, Nov 7-- Myanmar soldiers were deployed along Thai-Myanmar border at the Moei River after a Japanese journalist was arrested in Myanmar's Myawaddy for illegally crossing the border from Thailand. Responding to the detention of the Japanese journalist late Sunday morning, the combined forces of Myanmar military and Border Guard Force

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Nigerian arrested with nearly US$47,000 in heroin in Sa Kaeo, Thailand

SA KAEO, Nov 1 – A Nigerian man on Monday was detained at the Thai-Cambodian border province of Sa Kaeo with 367 grammes of heroin, valued at Bt1.4 million (some $47,000), according to Pol Lt-Col Seksan Wattanapong, chief of Khlong Luek Police Station. Nigerian national Iyiobi Ifeanyi, 38, was

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