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Bangkok bombings: Lebanese jailed for 2 years 8 months for

BANGKOK, Sept 18 – A Lebanese-Swedish man was sentenced to two years and eight months jail by Thailand’s Criminal Court today for illegally possessing bomb-making substances found in a warehouse in Bangkok’s suburban province of Samut Sakhon. The court found Atris Hussein, 49, guilty but ruled that there was insufficient evidence to link him with […]Read More

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More countries lift their travel warnings for Thailand: PM Yingluck

BANGKOK, 6 February 2012 (NNT) – Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said many countries, including the United States, have now lifted their travel warnings for Thailand following a widespread terror scare in Bangkok last month. After meeting with the chief of the U.S. intelligence unit, Prime Minister Yingluck said that several foreign countries have already canceled […]Read More

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United States lifts terror alert in Thailand: Foreign Affairs Ministry

BANGKOK, 3 February 2012 (NNT) – The Thai Ministry of Foreign Affairs has reported that the United States revoked the terrorism alert in Thailand. Nine countries still warn their citizens of possible terrorist attacks. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Friday met with the ambassadors of more than 40 countries to explain the terror alert […]Read More

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MFA urges embassies to lift their travel advisory

BANGKOK, 2 January 2012 (NNT) – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is set to meeting representatives from a number of governments, in hopes of a success in convincing them to remove travel advisories against Thailand. Mr. Thani Thongpakdi, spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said that Foreign Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul has instructed officials to […]Read More

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Thai Foreign Ministry to meet with ambassadors on terror alert

BANGKOK, 30 January 2012 (NNT) – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs will this week invite ambassadors of 16 countries which have not yet canceled the terror alert for Thailand to explain the current situation to them. Foreign Affairs Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul said although the U.S.’s terror alert was still in place, the U.S. embassy had […]Read More

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Four countries lower terror warning against Thailand

BANGKOK, January 28 2012 (NNT) – Three more countries have lowered their terror alert in Thailand following China’s decision to remove its travel warning. Out of the 18 nations which have issued the warning, Israel has become the latest nation after China to have lifted its travel warning against Bangkok. France and Germany meanwhile have […]Read More

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Police probe into terrorist plot progressing

BANGKOK, 24 January 2012 (NNT) – Deputy National Police Commissioner-General Pansiri Prapawat said police have discovered where the recently-arrested suspect of terrorism had purchased the containers for explosive materials. According to Pol. Gen. Pansiri, the investigative officers have been able to pinpoint the place from which Mr. Atris Hussein, Lebanese terrorist suspect, purchased the supplies […]Read More