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Five Thai students were detained Wednesday after flashing the three-finger salute from “The Hunger Games” films during a speech by the premier, officials said, in the latest crackdown on opposition to May's coup.
 

Thai police issued arrest warrants Tuesday for two Americans who attempted to mail a preserved baby's head, foot and other human body parts to the United States, saying the objects were stolen from a Thai medical museum
 

A package delivery company in Bangkok put three packages bound for the United States through a routine X-ray and made a startling discovery — inside were a variety of preserved human parts, including an infant's head, a baby's foot and an adult heart.
US man questioned for shipping body parts

 

Thai police have banned a British journalist's book about politics in Thailand for “defaming” the monarchy, an official said Thursday, in a country with one of the world's strictest lese majeste laws.
 

More than 100 migrants thought to be from China's Uighur minority have escaped from shelters in Thailand, with authorities fearing they have fallen into the hands of a human trafficking ring, an official said Wednesday.
 

The Swedish co-founder of the Pirate Bay website is due to be hauled to Bangkok Wednesday following his arrest in northeast Thailand, with police from Stockholm waiting to press for his deportation to serve a jail term for copyright infringement.
 

One of the founders of popular file-sharing website The Pirate Bay has been arrested under an Interpol warrant as he was crossing into Thailand from Laos, police said Tuesday.
Pirate Bay co-founder arrested near border of Thailand and Laos

 

A 24-year-old student was jailed Tuesday for two-and-a-half years for defaming Thailand's monarchy, a court official said, the latest in a growing number of convictions under the strict law since a May coup.
 

Thai garment exporters expect relatively flat growth next year, due largely to the uncertain economic outlook in some major markets, and in the European Union and the United States in particular.
 

A council selected by Thailand's ruling junta started work Tuesday on reforms to close the nation's festering political divide, a task critics dismiss as aimed at diluting the influence of billionaire ex-premier Thaksin Shinawatra.
 

One of Thailand's most prominent scholars is the target of a criminal complaint for comments he made about a Thai king who died more than 400 years ago.
 

As rubber prices slump, hard-up farmers in Thailand — the world's top producer of the commodity — are appealing for a bailout, testing the junta's resolve to end populist policies and an entrenched subsidy culture.
Thailand's rubber farmers wheeze after prices slump

 

Myanmar's president has asked Thailand's visiting premier to ensure a “clean and fair” investigation for a pair of Myanmar nationals charged with murdering two British tourists, an official said Friday.
 

Human rights group Amnesty International urged Thailand on Wednesday to investigate allegations that police tortured a pair of suspects who reportedly confessed to killing two British tourists on a southern island last month.
 
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