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  1. 321. opinion | 07 Dec 2014

    Heading for a police state

    POSTBAG

    Newspaper section: News

    » I have been reading with some concern about what appears to be the increasing occurrence of spot urine testing of mainly Western males in the Thong Lor and Asoke areas of Bangkok, but did not personally know anyone that ...

  2. 322. news | 07 Dec 2014

    The prisoners with no hope of freedom

    Newspaper section: Spectrum

    » A bride, dressed in bright red, is surrounded by well-wishers presenting her with gifts. Outside, guests are treated to a meal of rice and curries while loud music blasts from generator-powered speakers. The couple are b...

  3. 323. news | 06 Dec 2014

    Second Vietnam blogger arrested on anti-state charges

    By AFP

    » HANOI - Vietnamese police arrested a prominent blogger Saturday, the second writer seized in the last fortnight as the country's communist authorities keep up their long-running crackdown on online dissent.

  4. 324. news | 06 Dec 2014

    IS seizes part of key air base in east Syria: monitor

    By AFP

    » BEIRUT - Jihadists from the Islamic State group seized part of the key regime air base at Deir Ezzor in eastern Syria in fierce fighting on Saturday, a monitoring group said.

  5. 325. news | 06 Dec 2014

    China nabs ex-security chief

    » BEIJING — Chinese authorities have arrested the once-feared former security chief Zhou Yongkang and launched a criminal investigation on charges ranging from adultery and bribery to leaking state secrets, after expelling...

  6. 326. news | 06 Dec 2014

    Zhou Yongkang: oil man whose well of power finally ran dry

    By AFP

    » BEIJING - Former top Communist Zhou Yongkang rose through China's state oil industry to become the country's internal security chief -- and amassed so much power, according to analysts, that he brought about hi...

  7. 327. news | 05 Dec 2014

    India's new government kicks off privatisation drive

    By AFP

    » NEW DELHI - India's new right-wing government kicked off its troubled privatisation drive Friday, selling a five-percent stake in the state-controlled Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL) to generate revenue and plug...

  8. 328. news | 05 Dec 2014

    Militants launch deadly raid on Kashmir army camp

    By AFP

    » Militants hurling grenades stormed an army camp in Indian Kashmir on Friday, killing 11 troops and police in a day of violence in the Muslim-majority state where local elections are being held.

  9. 329. business | 05 Dec 2014

    CP eyeing stake in Citic

    » HONG KONG: Thailand’s Charoen Pokphand Group and Japan’s Itochu Corp and are reported to be in talks to jointly invest in Citic Ltd, the main listed unit of China's first state-owned investment corporation.

  10. 330. news | 05 Dec 2014

    10 Pakistani children get HIV from blood transfusions

    By AFP

    » ISLAMABAD - Ten Pakistani children have been infected with HIV after receiving tainted blood transfusions, officials said Thursday, in a "shocking" case highlighting the abysmal state of blood screening in the country.

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