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Stories with place: Bangkok
  • UN human rights agency wants Thailand army jail closed 
    Updated: Nov-24-15 9:01 am

    BANGKOK - The U.N. human rights agency on Tuesday called on Thailand to immediately close a military detention center where two high-profile prisoners died in controversial circumstances over the past month.

  • Thailand indicts 2 for deadly Bangkok bombing story has photos
    Updated: Nov-24-15 3:39 am

    BANGKOK - A Thai military court on Tuesday indicted two foreigners accused of carrying out a deadly bombing at a shrine in Bangkok but questions hang over the case because of the attackers' unclear motive and an opaque investigation.

  • International NY Times to end print edition in Thailand 
    Updated: Nov-19-15 8:36 am

    BANGKOK - The International New York Times says it will cease printing and distributing its print edition in Thailand at the end of the year, attributing the decision to the rising cost of operating in the Southeast Asian country.

  • Ethiopian UN diplomat, maid settle abuse cases in Thailand 
    Updated: Nov-17-15 10:48 am

    BANGKOK - An Ethiopian maid who accused a senior U.N. diplomat in Thailand of treating her like a slave has dropped legal cases against him after reaching an out-of-court financial settlement.

  • Thailand suspected of repatriating 2 Chinese activists 
    Updated: Nov-17-15 9:47 am

    BANGKOK - The U.N's refugee agency has criticized Thailand for deporting two refugees who were about to be resettled in a third country, and whom rights groups have named as Chinese pro-democracy activists.

  • Bangkok's botched half-marathon offers T-shirt apology 
    Updated: Nov-17-15 9:43 am

    BANGKOK - They ran an extra 4 miles on their half-marathon. And for their extra pain, they're getting a T-shirt.

  • 14 orangutans smuggled into Thailand sent home to Indonesia 
    Updated: Nov-12-15 8:44 am

    BANGKOK - Fourteen orangutans that were smuggled out of Indonesia and believed to have been put to work at tourist attractions in Thailand were sent home Thursday.

  • Thai police arrest agent, say he misled fishing-boat workers 
    Updated: Nov-10-15 5:34 am

    BANGKOK - Thai police on Tuesday announced the arrest of a man they said tricked more than 100 men into working for low pay on illegal fishing boats in Indonesia, part of the government's effort to show that it is cracking down on an industry that has been rife with human trafficking and labor abuses.