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Hundreds of Thais defy protest ban in anti-junta march

Hundreds of Thais defy protest ban in anti-junta march

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Hundreds of activists defied a ban on protests and marched in Thailand’s capital on Saturday in a rare rally against the hard-line ruling military. Lines of police stood by as a crowds of people chanting “no dictatorship”,…

Bomb takes toll on Thai tourism

Bomb takes toll on Thai tourism

BANGKOK, August 26 (Reuters): Thailand’s worst-ever bombing has caused a 17 percent fall in tourist arrivals, putting pressure on revenues vital to the military government’s moves to resuscitate a struggling economy.   Average daily arrivals to Thailand fell from 85,000 before the deadly Aug.…

Thailand increases reward for bombing suspect

Thailand increases reward for bombing suspect

BANGKOK, Aug 21 (Reuters) – Thai authorities have tripled to $85,000 a reward for information leading to the arrest of the main suspect in the country’s worst ever bombing. The government said progress in the investigation was being made but…