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Thai hotel catches fire, 400 evacuated 0

Thai hotel catches fire, 400 evacuated

About 400 guests and staff have been safely evacuated from a hotel in Thailand’s popular seaside resort of Pattaya whose facade caught fire before dawn Friday, police said.

Thai hotel catches fire, 400 evacuated 0

Thai hotel catches fire, 400 evacuated

About 400 guests and staff have been safely evacuated from a hotel in Thailand’s popular seaside resort of Pattaya whose facade caught fire before dawn Friday, police said.

Thai hotel catches fire, 400 evacuated 0

Thai hotel catches fire, 400 evacuated

About 400 guests and staff have been safely evacuated from a hotel in Thailand’s popular seaside resort of Pattaya whose facade caught fire before dawn Friday, police said.

Earthquake shakes Thailand, Laos 0

Earthquake shakes Thailand, Laos

A strong earthquake has shaken a border area between northern Thailand and Laos, swaying high-rises in Bangkok and Vietnam’s capital.

Pope makes call to protect women, children 0

Pope makes call to protect women, children

Pope Francis has called for women and children to be protected from exploitation, abuse and enslavement as he began a busy two days of meetings in Thailand, where human trafficking and forced prostitution help fuel the sexual tourism industry.

Thai insurgents kill 15 in restive south 0

Thai insurgents kill 15 in restive south

Suspected separatist insurgents have killed at least 15 and wounded four village defence volunteers in a late-night shooting at a security checkpoint in Thailand’s Muslim-majority south, security officials say.

No RCEP deal but NZ progresses on trade 0

No RCEP deal but NZ progresses on trade

New Zealand has left the East Asia Summit with an improved free trade agreement with China, a slow pathway towards a deal with the US, but a roadblock to a fresh Indian treaty.

Breakthroughs in Asia trade talks: China 0

Breakthroughs in Asia trade talks: China

A Chinese official says breakthroughs have been made in negotiations for an Asia-wide trade pact that would be the world’s biggest trade deal, though he said consultations with India are still going on.