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Greek diplomat dies in fall under Thai train

By Thu, Nov 27, 2014 10:25AM UTC Greek diplomat dies in fall under Thai train

BANGKOK (AP) — Officials say a diplomat from the Greek Embassy in Thailand has died after she fell under a moving train. Thailand’s state railway said the accident occurred Wednesday on a train in Kanchanaburi, an area famous for its natural beauty and a bridge built by Western prisoners during

Could Davao’s ‘Dirty Harry’ become the next Philippines president?

By Thu, Nov 27, 2014 10:01AM UTC Could Davao’s ‘Dirty Harry’ become the next Philippines president?

Those who are still belittling Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte as a viable presidential contender in the Philippines should no longer second guess his political astuteness.

The curious case of Yingluck Shinawatra’s Bangkok Post (non-)interview

By Thu, Nov 27, 2014 8:51AM UTC The curious case of Yingluck Shinawatra’s Bangkok Post (non-)interview

On Monday, the ‘Bangkok Post’ ran what was touted as the “first interview” given by former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra since the military coup of May 22, 2014, which ousted her government after nearly six months of anti-government protests and thus a manufactured political deadlock.

Putin’s tiger kills 15 goats in northeast China

By Wed, Nov 26, 2014 6:59PM UTC Vladimir Putin. Pic: AP.

BEIJING (AP) — A rare Siberian tiger released into the wild by Russian President Vladimir Putin is keeping farmers in northeastern China on the edge.

Life under the Thai junta in 2014 – Part 1: On attitude and happiness

By Wed, Nov 26, 2014 3:59PM UTC A protester shows the three-finger salute during an anti-coup demonstration in Bangkok earlier this year. Pic: AP.

In the days preceding the six-month anniversary of the latest military coup the three-finger salute made a comeback in Thailand, coinciding with the premiere of ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1′. It was a case of life imitating art imitating life.

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