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26 May 2013 : The tourism boom in Phuket over the past decade has seen a dramatic increase in Russian and Chinese visitors and also growing resentment from local tour guides who say illegal foreign workers are stealing their jobs.
26 May 2013 : Despite being born a boy, 28-year-old Deer has never accepted her masculinity. She is, she said, and has always been, female.
05 May 2013 : Two soldiers were killed and three others critically wounded in an ambush by militants in Rueso district of Narathiwat province on Sunday morning, reports said.
05 May 2013 : ATLANTA - US officials have described an Algerian national known as "the smiling hacker" after his arrest at Suvarnabhumi airport in January as a brain behind a worldwide cybercrime consortium that taught ordinary computer users how to rob banks online.
05 May 2013 : The National Security Council (NSC) and the Pheu Thai Party have dismissed reports that ousted prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra was scheduled to meet Hassan Taib, liaison office chief of the Barisan Revolusi Nasional (BRN), in Malaysia Saturday.
05 May 2013 : NARATHIWAT - Thai-Malaysians are reportedly being offered up to 5,000 baht for "travel expenses" to vote in today's tight election race in Malaysia which has already been tainted by corruption allegations levelled by the opposition.
05 May 2013 : The Pheu Thai Party has asked the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission to look into programmes that make insulting remarks about Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.
05 May 2013 : In early March, Kaeng Krachan National Park chief Chaiwat Limlikhit-aksorn was outraged to learn of another elephant killing in the area he oversees. A female elephant about 15 years old was discovered close to Krarang 3 Reservoir shot in the head and brutally axed, milk still flowing from her breast. Investigators reasoned that the elephant had a baby with her at the time of the killing.
04 May 2013 : NEW DELHI - Japan says it will increase financial cooperation with Southeast Asian nations, support their bond markets and make it easier for Japanese companies to raise funds in local currencies.
04 May 2013 : YANGON — They have seen how trouble starts from the smallest things. They have seen the police powerless before mobs fired with religious zeal and armed with bricks and swords.
04 May 2013 : KUALA LUMPUR — Malaysian politicians made their final campaign push as some opinion polls showed the government and the opposition running neck-and-neck ahead of Sunday's general election.
04 May 2013 : Two Air India pilots have been suspended after they allegedly left an Airbus carrying 166 passengers from Bangkok to New Delhi on autopilot with flight attendants in charge while they slept in business class.