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    GLO union may step up sacking protests

    Business, Soonya Vanichkorn, Published on 21/04/2012

    » The Government Lottery Office (GLO) labour union has threatened to step up demonstrations next week if the office's recently fired director is not reinstated.

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    Bangkok crackdown payouts to begin next month

    News, Achara Ashayagachat, Published on 26/04/2012

    » The government will start paying compensation related to the April-May 2010 political violence next month, the permanent secretary of the Prime Minister's Office confirmed yesterday.


    Lottery mulls regional ticket sales

    Business, Wichit Chantanusornsiri, Published on 05/05/2012

    » Business leaders and investors generally agree that the launch of the Asean Economic Community (AEC) in 2015 will be a major force pushing companies to raise their efficiency.


    Land of lotto

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 07/05/2012

    » Lottery and scratch-off tickets are very popular in Sri Lanka and available almost everywhere _ at stalls, booths, small shops and even from vendors on bikes. Each lottery ticket costs 20 Sri Lankan rupees (about five baht) while the first prize, announced every night, is worth at least two million Sri Lankan rupees (about 500,000 baht), which is doubled each day if there is no winner.

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    Taiwan city to offer dog poop lottery

    AFP, Published on 12/05/2012

    » A city in northern Taiwan will run an innovative scheme to keep its streets clean by encouraging residents to collect dog poo for a chance to win gold.

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    Want a piece of Facebook? Get in line

    AFP, Published on 14/05/2012

    » Facebook may be the year's hottest stock issue -- but try getting a piece of it. Small investors will find the line long and hurdles high to get even a handful of shares.

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    Black May 1992 commemoration

    Achara Ashayagachat, Published on 17/05/2012

    » As ageing relatives of the victims of the "bloody May" crackdown on anti-government protesters gathered on Thursday morning for the 20th commemoration, many wondered whether they would live long enough to see the completion of the May 1992 Monument, planned as a remembrance for their lost loved ones.

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    Champions League Final: Live Report

    AFP, Published on 20/05/2012

    » THIS LIVE REPORT IS NOW CLOSING after Chelsea defied the odds to win the European Cup for the first time in their history against a Bayern Munich side who dominated the game and the chances but couldn't hold their nerve in a penalty shoot-out.

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    Lawsuit furore mars compo ceremony

    News, Published on 25/05/2012

    » The government began compensation payments for the May 2010 violence Thursday with several recipients objecting to a condition requiring them to drop lawsuits against the state.


    Going for gold

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 25/05/2012

    » Paralysed waist down by polio since a toddler, Suchart Sukcharoen has used sports to overcome his physical inadequacies. Powerlifting is his chosen field and he has represented Thailand at numerous international events, the latest of which will be be the London Paralympics later this summer where the 37-year-old will compete in the 52-kg category.

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