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Met Dept warns North, Northeast of flashfloods

BANGKOK, 24 July 2010 (NNT) – The Meteorological Department warns people living in the North and the Northeast of Thailand of flashfloods although Tropical Storm Chantu has weakened to a depression. The Meteorological Department stated in its 9th announcement that Tropical Storm Chantu would not make a landfall in Thailand and

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5 months old Thai baby boy sucking milk

Thailand urged to provide incentives for women to produce ‘qualitative’ children

BANGKOK, July 11 (TNA) -- As Thailand is facing sharp declines in birth and death rates, an academic population expert advised on Sunday, World Population Day, that the government should lay out measures to encourage people to produce 'qualitative rather than quantitative children'. Prof Pramote Prasartful of Mahidol University said the

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Myanmar-Thailand Border Dispute: Prospects For Demarcation

In recent years, Myanmar-Thailand relations have experienced a surge of positive bilateralism due to their common membership in Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). However, the thaw in relations still leaves the boundary dispute between two countries largely unresolved. A major clash occurred in February 2001 and tension on the

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Thai govt steps up watch on Red Shirts in the north

Thai military and police have increased their surveillance of people in the country's north who are suspected to be allied with Red Shirt protesters. Intelligence officials have information suggesting that protesters have moved underground and could be planning violent retaliation in their strongholds, which are in the north and north-east of

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Red shirts rallying in 17 provinces

The red shirts are rallying in 17 provinces in the North and the Northeast to support their fellow protesters in Bangkok, Interior Minister Chaovarat Chanweerakul said on Thursday. "Although protests are sprounting up, there are no reports of any danger," he said, reaffirming the authorities can control the situation. Provincial governors are

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