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From TheJournal.ie Thai police capture serial underwear thief Underwear Fetish

Thai police capture serial underwear thief

It’s the second time the man has been found hoarding thousands of women’s undergarments this year.

From TheJournal.ie Activists slam Myanmar amnesty ahead of Obama visit Burma

Activists slam Myanmar amnesty ahead of Obama visit

Officials said 452 prisoners would walk free, but most or all of them appeared to be ordinary criminals rather than political prisoners.

From The42 Storm halts Singapore Open as Rory McIlroy's round cut short Golf

Storm halts Singapore Open as Rory McIlroy's round cut short

World number one Rory McIlroy had just birdied his ninth and 10th holes to be level par for the tournament.

From TheJournal.ie Thai man nabbed with 16 tiger cubs in truck Animal Trafficking

Thai man nabbed with 16 tiger cubs in truck

He will now face charges of trafficking endangered species.

From TheJournal.ie Column: I want my son to feel at home in Ireland, too Read Me

Column: I want my son to feel at home in Ireland, too

Raising a child between two cultures is never easy – especially when you’re halfway round the world, writes Paul Garrigan.

From TheJournal.ie Red Bull heir in suspected hit and run Arrest

Red Bull heir in suspected hit and run

Vorayuth Yoovidhya, grandson of energy drink creator, is released on bail after his Ferrari struck and killed a policeman.

From TheJournal.ie Thailand clarifies position on English language teachers from Ireland ESL

Thailand clarifies position on English language teachers from Ireland

The Teachers’ Council of Thailand has clarified that Irish citizens are not required to prove their proficiency in English through testing before being allowed to teach in the country.

From TheJournal.ie Irish citizens not recognised as 'native' English speakers in Thailand ESL

Irish citizens not recognised as 'native' English speakers in Thailand

Citizens from the Republic will have to take a test to prove they can speak English in order to teach the language in Thailand.

From TheJournal.ie Thai man imprisoned over anti-royal family texts dies in prison Thailand

Thai man imprisoned over anti-royal family texts dies in prison

The 62-year-old grandfather, who was suffering from cancer, was handed a 20-year sentence for ‘insulting the morachy’ via text message.

From TheJournal.ie Tsunami warnings lifted after two earthquakes off Indonesian coast Indonesia

Tsunami warnings lifted after two earthquakes off Indonesian coast

The earthquake was measured initially as 8.9 magnitude but has since been revised downwards to 8.6 as tsunami warnings were issued in over a dozen countries. Some have since been lifted.

Billionaire inventor of Red Bull dies aged 80 RIP

Billionaire inventor of Red Bull dies aged 80

Chaleo Yoovidhya was ranked as the 205th richest person in the world with an estimated fortune of €3.7 billion.

From TheJournal.ie Calls for governmment reparation for Magdalene Laundries survivors Human Rights

Calls for governmment reparation for Magdalene Laundries survivors

The issue of reparation for survivors of the Magdalene Laundries was brought to the UN Human Rights Council by the Irish Human Rights Commission and Women’s Human Rights Alliance at a special meeting today.

From TheJournal.ie Secret agents and magnetic bombs: the how and why of modern assassinations Assassinations

Secret agents and magnetic bombs: the how and why of modern assassinations

Do assassinations achieve their political aims and how do agents really carry them out?

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Tuesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Man blows off own legs in Bangkok blast Thailand

Man blows off own legs in Bangkok blast

The man was carrying grenades in his home when they exploded, authorities said. Four civilians were wounded in the blast.

From TheJournal.ie Praise for Burma's release of political prisoners Burma

Praise for Burma's release of political prisoners

Some 651 political activists, bloggers, a former prime minister and heads of ethnic minority groups were released yesterday under a presidential pardon allowing them to take part in “nation-building.”

From TheJournal.ie US issues Bangkok terrorist attack warning Bangkok

US issues Bangkok terrorist attack warning

US embassy in Thailand warns US citizens that terrorists may be looking to conduct attacks in Bangkok.

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: the natural disasters of 2011 Review 2011 This post contains images

In pictures: the natural disasters of 2011

Last year saw a number of major natural disasters strike, including earthquakes in Japan, New Zealand and Turkey, volcanic eruptions in Chile and Iceland, and severe tropical storms in Asia.

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: More Bangkok residents urged to leave city as flooding worsens Thailand This post contains images

In pictures: More Bangkok residents urged to leave city as flooding worsens

Although floodwaters are receding in other parts of the country, residents in the capital are being warned of further problems.

From TheJournal.ie In photos: Bangkok residents flee rising floodwater Thailand This post contains images

In photos: Bangkok residents flee rising floodwater

Flooding broke out nationwide in July, killing over 370 people to date and causing billions of dollars in damage.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things you should know this morning…

From TheJournal.ie Bangkok under siege as floods continue to rise Thai Floods

Bangkok under siege as floods continue to rise

The city’s governor has issued a dramatic warning for residents to prepare for flooding as water enters more districts.

From TheJournal.ie Thailand: Floodwaters begin to creep into Bangkok suburbs Thailand

Thailand: Floodwaters begin to creep into Bangkok suburbs

The water had risen to knee-level in some places but damage has so far been minor and not affected Bangkok’s main business district.

From TheJournal.ie Thailand: Death toll reaches 315 as Bangkok reinforces flood defences Thailand

Thailand: Death toll reaches 315 as Bangkok reinforces flood defences

Residents of Bangkok have been warned not to let down their defences, despite government insistence that the waters are easing.

From TheJournal.ie Thailand insists Bangkok is safe as monsoon floods advance Thailand

Thailand insists Bangkok is safe as monsoon floods advance

The Department of Foreign Affairs has strongly advised Irish citizens to register their details – as the region’s monsoon season is expected to last until the end of October.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Sunday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Sunday

In this evening’s fix: the latest from the presidential campaign trail and the Sinn Féin/Fine Gael war of words, 700 arrested in New York, and an early Halloween fright…

From TheJournal.ie 'We use the poor people' - Thailand's PM falls victim to Twitter hacker Twitter Hack

'We use the poor people' - Thailand's PM falls victim to Twitter hacker

The anonymous hacker posted a series of apparently damning messages from Yingluck Shinawatra’s official account.

From TheJournal.ie Asia reels from floods as storm hits Vietnam Storms

Asia reels from floods as storm hits Vietnam

Monsoon flooding, typhoons and storms across Asia have left more than 600 people dead or missing in recent weeks. Today, Vietnam has had to evacuate tens of thousands of people ahead of a tropical storm.

From The42 Semi-naked, drunk AFL players terrorize Thai police Shenanigans This post contains videos

Semi-naked, drunk AFL players terrorize Thai police

Gold Coast Suns teammates Campbell Brown and Maverick Weller were arrested after becoming involved in a brawl on the island of Phangan.

From TheJournal.ie Photos: Cambodian toddler suckles from cow after parents leave village Cambodia This post contains images

Photos: Cambodian toddler suckles from cow after parents leave village

Tha Sophat has lived partly on milk he suckles directly from a cow since his parents moved to Thailand in search of work.

From TheJournal.ie Thailand links tourist deaths to chemicals Thailand

Thailand links tourist deaths to chemicals

An investigation into the deaths of at least six people in January and February suggests chemicals or pesticides may be to blame.

From TheJournal.ie Thailand's first female Prime Minister takes her seat Thailand

Thailand's first female Prime Minister takes her seat

Yingluck Shinawatra and her Pheu Thai party raced to victory in last month’s elections.

From TheJournal.ie Exit polls indicate landslide win for Thai opposition party Thailand

Exit polls indicate landslide win for Thai opposition party

Party aligned with ousted PM Thaksin Shinawatra looks set to win – but faces serious national issues if it forms the next government.

From TheJournal.ie Thailand's transgender population say ID cards confuse at polls Thailand

Thailand's transgender population say ID cards confuse at polls

Members of the Trans-Female Association of Thailand are calling for their government to recognise transsexual, transgender and homosexual people.

From TheJournal.ie Border clashes between Thai and Cambodian troops continue Border Dispute

Border clashes between Thai and Cambodian troops continue

At least 16 people have died and almost 100,000 others have been displaced since fighting erupted a week ago.

From TheJournal.ie Thailand, Cambodia reach truce after deadly week of fighting Southeast Asia

Thailand, Cambodia reach truce after deadly week of fighting

The neighbouring countries have called a tentative truce after a week of bloody fighting at the border has left 15 people dead.

From TheJournal.ie 6 killed in border clashes between Thai and Cambodian armies Clashes

6 killed in border clashes between Thai and Cambodian armies

Tensions building up in recent months over border dispute finally flared up today, when violence broke out between rival armies.

Ten beach villas we wish we could afford Property Porn This post contains images

Ten beach villas we wish we could afford

It’s sunny out, and the national obsession with property is all over the news. These getaways start at €4.2m.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Wednesday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

In today’s Fix: the Dalai Lama visits Kildare; EU imposes multi-million euro fine on price-fixing cartel; and Rio Ferdinand starts an odd Twitter campaign.