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  1. 1. learning | 27 Apr 2012

    Shan drug lord arrest across from Chiang Rai

    About crime

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Shan drug lord wanted by China for murder of 13 boat crew members on the Mekong sent to China immediately after arrest in Laos.

  2. 2. learning | 08 Feb 2013

    Shans celebrate National Day

    Easy English news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Bangkok Post photograph Patipat Janthong crossed into the Shan State of Myanmar to cover National Day celebrations, held openly for the first time since a truce was signed with the Myanmar government.

  3. 3. opinion | 20 Feb 2015

    State of emergency muddles Myanmar peace process

    ethnic strife

    Newspaper section: News

    » President Thein Sein, who is a former military leader himself, declared a three-month state of emergency in the Kokang self-administered zone in the northern part of Shan state, which shares a border with China's Yu...

  4. 4. learning | 20 Feb 2013

    China drone strike plans on Shan drug lord

    About crime

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Likened to searching for Osama bin Laden, China was prepared to use drones after drug lord killed 13 Chinese sailors in Golden Triangle.

  5. 5. learning | 09 Feb 2012

    Mekong river patrol: China, Thailand, Laos, Myanmar

    About security

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Boat hijacking by Shan drug gang may be behind killing of 13 Chinese crew last year. Tighter security & joint patrol is the response.

  6. 6. lifestyle | 13 Feb 2015

    V-Day Playbook

    GURU COVER STORY

    By Jarupat Buranastidporn, Newspaper section: Guru

    » Ah, the most romantic (dreaded) day of the year is back, and how lucky for couples who have already planned a luxury getaway to Paris or stocked up on gallons of wine and whipped cream (not that we’re suggesting anything...

  7. 7. news | 27 Jan 2015

    Five-day holiday in May approved

    By Online Reporters

    » The cabinet on Tuesday approved a Tourism and Sports Ministry proposal for May 4 to be declared an extra government holiday, to enable people to take a five-day break over the Labour Day-Coronation Day period.

  8. 8. learning | 14 Feb 2014

    Crackdown Day

    General News

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » It's Valentine's Day, Macha Buccha day and it is also "police crackdown day" as police have begun reclaiming some areas now occupied by protesters.

  9. 9. news | 27 Jan 2015

    SRT may swap land for debt

    By Chatrudee Theparat, Newspaper section: Business

    » The State Enterprises Policy Commission or superboard has endorsed the state agency reform framework including a proposal to swap certain land ownership rights of the loss-ridden State Railway of Thailand (SRT).

  10. 10. news | 21 Jan 2015

    Islamic State state threatens to behead Japanese hostages

    » CAIRO - The Islamic State group threatened to kill two Japanese hostages by Friday unless they receive $200 million, directly demanding the ransom from Japan's premier during his visit to the Middle East.

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