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January 10, 2019 1:01 PM Australia praises Thai action on Saudi woman seeking asylum

Surachate said Alqunun’s father wanted his daughter back but respected her decision. Surachate described the father as being a governor in Saudi Arabia. “He has 10 children. He said the daughter might feel neglected sometimes,” Surachate said. Payne was also asked by reporters about the case of Hakeem al-Araibi, a 25-year-old former member of Bahrain’s 24

January 8, 2019 2:44 PM Scotiabank may find path to exit Thanachart in Thai bank merger

A bank merger in Thailand may finally give Bank of Nova Scotia a path to retreat from the Southeast Asian nation after three years of trying. Thai lenders Thanachart Bank PCL and TMB Bank PCL are in talks to merge in a deal supported by Thailand’s government. Such a transaction could give Canada’s Scotiabank — which owns 49 per cent of Bangkok-based 26

December 29, 2018 3:56 PM Insurgents suspected in fourth day of south Thailand attacks

Drive-by shootings, roadside ambushes and bombings of utility poles have been common tactics used by Muslim separatists who since 2004 have been engaged in an insurgency that has wracked Thailand’s deep south and left about 7,000 people dead. The insurgency has mostly affected the three southernmost provinces of Pattani, Yala and Narathiwat, which have Muslim 25

December 27, 2018 3:04 PM Thailand’s deputy PM found innocent in luxury watch scandal

Prawit is a top member of the military junta that has ruled Thailand since staging a coup in 2014. It vowed to rid Thai politics of corruption but has seen its members tied to a number of corruption allegations. The junta has promised to hold elections early next year, though critics are concerned the vote could be rigged to put current junta members 25

August 18, 2018 1:35 AM Sung Hyun Park, Lizette Salas share Indy Women In Tech lead

Rather than take advantage of the course’s soft greens, the 29-year-old American needed patience Friday. She opened with 12 consecutive pars then made three straight birdies on Nos. 4-6. After her first bogey of the tournament, on the par-4 eighth, Salas closed out the round with another birdie to tie Park. Salas hasn’t won since the 2014 Kingsmill Championship 33

July 11, 2018 10:53 AM Thai soccer team survived gruelling ordeal by drinking water dripping into cave

MAE SAI, THAILAND—The soccer teammates rescued from a flooded cave in Thailand lost weight during their 18-day ordeal and in the days before their discovery survived by drinking water dripping into their refuge, a health official said Wednesday. The 12 boys and coach rescued over the three previous days “took care of themselves well in the cave,” Thongchai 34

July 10, 2018 6:58 PM Do some nations plain dislike children?

My joy at the rescue of 12 young boys and their football coach in northern Thailand was mountain-high, valley-deep, and river ... that’s enough Tina Turner triumphalism, we get it, you and the planet were thrilled. It was an unadulterated good thing. Meanwhile, the snatching of small children from their asylum-seeking parents at the U.S. border is a continuing 35

June 3, 2018 4:49 PM Sick whale with dozens of plastic bags in stomach dies

Pilot whale vomited up 5 bags, but later died with 80 bags still inside About 80 plastic bags were found in the stomach of a small male pilot whale that died in Thailand after a five-day effort to save it, marine officials said on Sunday. The whale was discovered last Monday in a canal in the southern province of Songkhla and received treatment from a team of veterinarians 92

June 2, 2018 12:59 AM Rain plays havoc at U.S. Women’s Open

BIRMINGHAM, ALA.—Sarah Jane Smith extended her lead at the U.S. Women’s Open to four strokes after a second straight 5-under 67 Friday at Shoal Creek. The Australian got her round in before a two-hour, 49-minute weather delay. The second round will be completed Saturday with the low 60 scorers plus ties making the cut. Smith opened the day in a three-way 31

October 28, 2017 1:09 PM Threat of North Korea nuclear attack 'accelerating'

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of -- The threat of nuclear missile attack by North Korea is accelerating, U.S. Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said Saturday, accusing the North of illegal and unnecessary missile and nuclear programs and pledging to repel any strike. In remarks in Seoul with South Korean Defence Minister Song Young-moo at his side, Mattis said North 49