Burma Rebel Chief Comes Out Of The Jungle To Talk Peace

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From The TimesJanuary 16, 2004Burma rebel chief comes out of jungle to talk peaceGeneral flies to Rangoon seeking release of junta opponents in return for laying down armsBy Andrew DrummondAFTER fighting the Burmese military junta for more than 55 years, General Bo Mya, leader of the Karen National Union (KNU), the last large rebel group fighting the Government, yesterday touched …

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Canadian tells how Thai policeman murdered her best friend

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Nation: Cop executed my best friend Canadian recounts Thai shooting that killed friend – Toronto Star In a carbon copy murder similar to the police execution of two British backpackers in Thailand four years ago – a young Canadian tourist told yesterday how a Thai policeman executed her best friend. Twenty-four-year-old Carly Reisig, from British Columbia, said the policeman who …

Palace Bitch From The Slums Wins The Heart Of A Nation

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Palace bitch from slums wins the heart of a nationBy Andrew Drummond in BangkokDecember 4 2002More than 100,000 people queued to buy the book of her life on the first day of its sale.And though she is from the humblest of origins she is now the king’s favourite.Tongdaeng (Copper), the former Bangkok stray bitch adopted as a pup by Thailand’s …

The Philosopher's Wife

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RUNNING FOR HIS LIFE: Scholar: My Thai wife is a murdererAndrew DrummondThe NationBuri Rampublish on Sep 18, 2002An American academic who fled Thailand for Japan alleges that he was tricked into covering up the brutal torture and murder of a Thai bar girl, who he claims was killed by his ex-wife.Police said they were investigating claims by Professor Jack Clontz, …

Dogs Of Soccer War

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DOGS OF SOCCER WARSunday Mirror, May 5, 2002 by ANDY GARDNER, ANDREW DRUMMONDBRITISH soccer hooligans are secretly plotting to wreck the World Cup.More than 100 violent hard-core thugs are determined to wreak havoc in Japan after slipping into the country from Thailand.The plan to disrupt the soccer tournament has been hatched by notorious troublemakers Chris Henderson and Steve Hickmott, who …

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Sex Bonus For Scam Traders in £100 Million Bangkok Shares Sting

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By Andrew Drummond for the Sunday Mirror July 29 2001 THE newspaper adverts promised a lucrative wage packet and a lifestyle to match in one of the world’s most exotic cities. Yet hundreds of Britons lured to join Bangkok sales teams have found themselves caught up in a pounds 100 million shares scam. The ‘Boiler Room’ sting involves persuading unsuspecting …

Campaign Forces Closure Of Tourist Attraction

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The Times February 5th 1998 Thai police free tribal captives in ‘human zoo’.Inquiry begins after Times campaign forces closure of ‘tourist attraction’, Andrew Drummond reportsARMED police and local militia raided a remote village in northern Thailand yesterday and released 33 people from a Burmese Padaung hill tribe of long-necked women, who had been kept in captivity for 18 months as …

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Thailand Backs Closure Of 'Human Zoo' For Long-Necked Slaves

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The Times January 27 1998An official inquiry into a labour camp where tribespeople are forced to perform for tourists has called for those responsible to be prosecuted. Andrew Drummond reports from Bangkok on a scandal exposed by The TimesA THAI government inquiry has confirmed a report in The Times on a slave labour camp, where kidnapped Burmese long-necked women have been …

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Rescuers Abandon Attempts To Free 'Human Zoo' Women

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 The Times January 4 1998Members of a Burmese tribe who were rescued from captivity by welfare workers have been sent back to their kidnappers by Thai police, Andrew Drummond reports from Mai AiAN attempt to free the captive women and children of a Burmese long-necked hill tribe, who have been kept under guard as a tourist attraction for visitors to …

Prisoners In A Human Zoo. The Original Story

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The Times Nov 22 1997Tourists are contributing to Thai slavery writes Andrew DrummondWOMEN from a remote Burmese hill tribe who are renowned for their long necks are being used as exhibits in a human zoo in Thailand, where they sought refuge after fleeing from Burma’s military junta.Three of the villagers, who have been found by The Times, are alleged to …