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CAS rejects "negligent" Thailand's attempt to overturn weightlifting doping ban

Inside The Games 19 Apr 2021
Thailand has failed in its attempt to overturn its suspension from weightlifting and to challenge the principle of member federations being held responsible for the actions of its athletes and coaches ... CAS upheld a decision by an independent panel that Thailand had "brought weightlifting into disrepute" through a doping scandal.
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Biden team eyes potential threat from China’s digital yuan plans

Finger Lakes Times 12 Apr 2021
The PBOC is also examining the potential for using the digital yuan in cross-border payments, launching a project studying the issue with a unit of the Bank for International Settlements along with the United Arab Emirates, Thailand and Hong Kong’s monetary authority.
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Burbank erects fence around restaurant that has repeatedly defied health orders during COVID-19 pandemic

The Los Angeles Times 11 Apr 2021
Derek Green said ... Advertisement. `"We will be out there to maintain peace and order,” he said ... Michael M. Lee ... Tinhorn Flats owner Baret Lepejian, who lives in Thailand while his children operate the restaurant, told The Times that he supports his son’s actions and vowed not to pay the roughly $50,000 in fines that have been levied against the business.
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Rehab consultancy (For applicants already present in Thailand)

Reliefweb 09 Apr 2021
HI is currently implementing projects in more than 60 countries worldwide, including Thailand. 1.2 About Humanity & Inclusion in Thailand. HI started working in Thailand in 1982 and first focused its actions on the delivery of mobility and assistive products to Cambodian and Burmese landmine victims, most of who needed lower limb prostheses.
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Program Manager, Local Engagement, Action, and Dialogue (LEAD)

Reliefweb 09 Apr 2021
Program Manager, Local Engagement, Action, and Dialogue (LEAD). Chiang Mai, Thailand (regular regional travel) ... EarthRights International’s Local Engagement Action Dialogue (LEAD) initiative aims to support communities throughout the Mekong region to develop comprehensive ...
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Nearly 600 killed in Myanmar since coup: Rights group

Anadolu Agency 08 Apr 2021
The non-profit human rights organization based in Thailand said the military junta's actions pose a risk to the peace and security of the people in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, an economic union comprising ten member states ...
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Thailand confirms first local cases of coronavirus variant

Wtop 07 Apr 2021
BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand has confirmed its first local cases of the coronavirus variant first detected in the U.K., raising the likelihood that it is facing a new wave of the pandemic, a senior doctor said Wednesday ... The new virus threat comes at a particularly vulnerable time for Thailand.
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As Myanmar’s Junta Intensifies Its Crackdown, Pro-Democracy Protesters Prepare for Civil War

Time Magazine 07 Apr 2021
As her government backed the Tatmadaw’s actions and imposed restrictions on aid and Internet access in conflict-affected areas, the Bamar public largely remained loyal to her and silent to the plight of minorities ... On the southeastern border with Thailand, fighting between the Karen National Union (KNU) and the Tatmadaw has exploded.
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UNHCR welcomes further efforts to strengthen healthcare for stateless students

Reliefweb 02 Apr 2021
Thailand continues to demonstrate strong commitment to addressing statelessness through the adoption of key legislative measures,” said Mr ... Thailand has demonstrated strong commitment to and been a regional leader in taking action to prevent and reduce statelessness and protect the rights of stateless persons.
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Dark web MDMA gang ‘dismantled’ after £4.3m-worth of drugs intercepted, say police

The Independent 02 Apr 2021
Packages containing MDMA, which were intercepted by NCA and Border Force officers in June and July last year were destined for addresses in the UK, US, Israel, Norway, Thailand, Hong Kong and Malaysia. “This action against an organised crime group supplying drugs via the dark web ...
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The Royal Thai Government launches with UNDP support a new climate change adaptation project financed by the Green Climate Fund

Reliefweb 30 Mar 2021
© UNDP Thailand ... “UNDP is a long-time partner to Thailand when it comes to climate action and we have been working with Thai partners at both policy level but also with local communities, on both mitigation and adaptation measures ... Phattareeya Suanrattanachai, Project Manager, UNDP Thailand / phattareeya.suanrattanachai@undp.org.
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Thousands flee Myanmar to Thailand after air strikes

The Daily Telegraph Australia 30 Mar 2021
It’s a cycle that seems to be unending and there doesn’t seem to be any willingness from Thailand or the rest of the international community to try to take firm kind of action to end this cycle.” ....
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Myanmar junta deepens violence with new air attacks

New York Post 30 Mar 2021
Thousands flee into Thailand following Myanmar air strikes ... Thailand’s prime minister denied that his country’s security forces had forced villagers back to Myanmar who had fled from military airstrikes over the weekend, saying they returned home on their own accord ... We asked those who crossed to Thailand if they have any problem in their area.
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The geopolitics of Myanmar’s black swan coup

Asiatimes 30 Mar 2021
Indonesia has pushed for action, supported by Brunei, Malaysia and Singapore, but mainland states such a Thailand and Vietnam have dragged their feet, arguing that the coup is an internal affair – despite the rising risk of a mass outflow of refugees ... The UN Security Council is deadlocked because neither China nor Russia will allow punitive action.
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China, ASEAN calculate how to deal with Myanmar crisis

Asiatimes 30 Mar 2021
Hence, despite the increasing violence, representatives from China, India, Russia, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Laos and Thailand sent representatives to attend the 76th Myanmar Armed Forces Day on Saturday, the same day that saw the bloodiest crackdown on anti-coup protests thus far, with more than 100 reported deaths.
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