Cambodia to investigate kidnapping of exiled Thai activist

PHNOM PENH/BANGKOK (Reuters) – Cambodia will investigate the suspected kidnapping of an exiled Thai activist in Phnom Penh, a police spokesman told Reuters on Tuesday, five days after unknown gunmen reportedly dragged him off the streets of the capital. Cambodia had previously denied knowledge of the incident involving Wanchalearm Satsaksit,

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Thais head for movies and massage as virus lockdown eases

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thais took in a movie and enjoyed foot massages in a welcome return on Monday to some pampering and popular pastimes as coronavirus restrictions further eased and new infection numbers remained low. Shopping malls stayed open later, a curfew was shortened and more businesses reopened, among them

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Thailand reports 50 new coronavirus cases, 1 new death

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand reported 50 new coronavirus cases and the death of a 43-year-old woman on Friday. Of the new cases, 27 are linked to previous cases and eight who are waiting for investigation into how they caught the disease, said Taweesin Wisanuyothin, a spokesman of the government’s Center

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Thailand to deport Australian Hells Angel Luke Anderson

Bangkok: Thai police have arrested an Australian Hells Angels gang member who is wanted on drug charges in Western Australia. An immigration officer uses a timeline information board describing details of Australian national Luke Anderson during a press conference at the Immigration Bureau in Bangkok.Credit:AP Police say they arrested Luke

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Thai opposition protests emergency troop transfer to king

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Opposition members of Thailand’s parliament objected on Thursday to an emergency decree transferring two army units to the command of King Maha Vajiralongkorn, with one politician saying it does not follow the laws of the constitutional monarchy. The disagreement heightened tensions in the Southeast Asian country’s transition

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