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July 29, 2016 6:48 pm

Turkey widens post-coup crackdown to businessmen

Twenty-one journalists also appeared in an Istanbul court after being rounded up in the sweeping purge, which has seen almost 16,000 people detained since the failed July 15 putsch. Turkish..

July 29, 2016 6:41 pm

Wadah politicians alleged to distort charter draft

Amorn Wanichwiwatana, spokesman for the Constitution Drafting Commission (CDC), said he has learned from some security officials in the southern border region that politicians from the Wadah group..

July 29, 2016 6:13 pm

Woman arrested over alleged ‘romance scam’

Suspect Soithipwan Orimobi, 36, who was wanted on charges of fraud and entering false information into a computer, was presented to the press Friday along with her cellphone, passport and money..

July 29, 2016 6:10 pm

UN rights body raps Malaysian govt over security law

The government rammed the National Security Council Act through parliament last December, giving it powers to declare virtual martial law in areas of the country determined to be under security..

July 29, 2016 5:45 pm

WHO chief going to the Olympics, says Zika risk low

Nearly half a million people are expected to visit for the Games, many from the United States. Worries about security, the Zika virus and an economic crisis could deter travelers, with just under a..

July 29, 2016 5:38 pm

China accuses Vietnam officials of passport profanity

Photographs circulated in online Chinese media this week purported to show a Chinese passport with the words "fuck you" scribbled on two pages next to maps of China and its hotly contested..

July 29, 2016 5:07 pm

More inspections at Bangkok cinemas following blaze

"We will check basic safety standards such as danger signs, uninterrupted power supply, and the installation of fire-extinguisher cylinders, etc," Taiwhut Khankaew, who heads the Bangkok..

July 29, 2016 3:43 pm

Four provinces warned of flash floods, landslide

It said heavy rains Friday and Saturday could trigger flash floods and landslide. The people in the provinces were advised to monitor for more statement from the centre.

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July 29, 2016 3:27 pm

Official results of referendum to be announced three days..

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July 29, 2016 3:08 pm

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July 29, 2016 2:40 pm

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The Asian Network for Free Elections (ANFREL) said that repeated attempts to gain accreditation to monitor the August 7 referendum, Thailand’s first trip to the polls since the military took..

July 29, 2016 2:05 pm

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