NEWS UPDATE: Peace accord signing with MILF today

MANILA, Philippines (ThaiPBS English News) — The decades-old rebellion waged by a Muslim group in Mindanao is expected to come to an end with the historic signing of a peace agreement today in Malacañang.

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(Source: englishnews.thaipbs.or.th)

THAILAND: Redshirt community radio station under heavy arm attack

THAILAND (ThaiPBS English News) — The newly-established community radio station of the redshirt supporters of the caretaker government came under heavy attack by gunmen wielding assault rifles before dawn today.

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(Source: englishnews.thaipbs.or.th)

NEWS UPDATE: US law firm plans to bring suit vs Boeing, Malaysia Airlines

NEW YORK/KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - A U.S.-based law firm said it expects to represent families of more than half of the passengers on board the missing Malaysian Airlines flight in a lawsuit against the carriers and Boeing Co BA.N, alleging the plane had crashed due to mechanical failure.

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(Source: abs-cbnnews.com)

THAILAND: Thai Red Cross tells Army not to use Red Cross sign on makeshift bunker

BANGKOK (ThaiPBS English News) — The Thai Red Cross Society has asked the Royal Thai Army not to place Red Cross sign on army bunkers and tents where combined medical and armed soldiers are deployed. reasoning that it breaches the internal Red Cross regulations.

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THAILAND: Monk beaten up by pro-government demonstrators

THAILAND (ThaiPBS English News) — A monk was beaten up by pro-government supporters after he criticized them for breaking up a police cordon and forcing out a group of anti-government protesters camping out in front of the office of the National Anti-Corruption Commission at Chaeng Wattana today (Monday).

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