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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

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.

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.

Asian educators urged to embrace ‘Hour of Code’ initiative

By Wed, Nov 26, 2014 12:30PM UTC Image via Daniel Maxwell.

From December 8-14 students across the globe will be introduced to the world of code and computer programming as part of an international initiative called the ‘Hour of Code’.

No, the Tour de France is still NOT coming to Thailand!

By Tue, Nov 25, 2014 5:46PM UTC Photo: AP

The Tour de France, the world’s long-running, most prestigious (and somewhat plagued) cycling race, will start its 2016 edition from Manche in Normandy, France, with the rest of the route to be revealed on December 9. I might be going on a limb here, but I’m pretty sure that the last stage will be again on the Champs-Élysées in Paris.

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