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The murder of the Myanmar migrant worker took place at a popular ocean viewpoint. Foreign tourists walk past a Thai boy on the resort island of Koh Samui, Surat Thani province, southern Thailand, April 1, 2011. Photo: Rungroj Yongrit/EPA
The murder of the Myanmar migrant worker took place at a popular ocean viewpoint. Foreign tourists walk past a Thai boy on the resort island of Koh Samui, Surat Thani province, southern Thailand, April 1, 2011. Photo: Rungroj Yongrit/EPA

The Thai police have arrested two female and one male Myanmar workers for having allegedly murdered another Myanmar woman found partially naked on Koh Samui, reports the Bangkok Post on February 24.

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Tourists from mainland China on an organised shopping tour in Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China, April 17, 2014. Photo: Alex Hofford/EPA
Tourists from mainland China on an organised shopping tour in Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China, April 17, 2014. Photo: Alex Hofford/EPA

Hong Kong's leader said February 24 that the government is looking to restrict the number of Chinese tourists entering the city, following a public backlash over the influx of mainland visitors.

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Myanmar nationals arrested by Thai police officers near an immigration checkpoint of the Thai-Myanmar border in Mae Sot, Tak province in northern Thailand, July 6, 2010. Photo: Narong Sangnak/EPA

Thai police and soldiers stopped a convoy of eight cars loaded with 54 illegal Myanmar migrant workers in Ayutthaya's Bang Pahan district on February 24, reports the Bangkok Post on February 24.

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Seen in Myanmar - Former Thai prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra (C), with his sister former Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra (L), and her son, on a visit to China. Photo: Yingluck Shinawatra/Facebook
Seen in Myanmar - Former Thai prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra (C), with his sister former Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra (L), and her son, on a visit to China. Photo: Yingluck Shinawatra/Facebook

There has been an apparent sighting of former Thai prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra in Myanmar, said to be on a merit-making trip, according to the Bangkok Post on February 22.

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(Warning: Graphic content) Rescue workers recover the body of a child after a ferry capsized in the Padma river near Manikganj, Bangladesh, February 22, 2015. Photo: EPA
(Warning: Graphic content) Rescue workers recover the body of a child after a ferry capsized in the Padma river near Manikganj, Bangladesh, February 22, 2015. Photo: EPA

The death toll in a ferry accident in central Bangladesh soared to 69, after more bodies were recovered from the overcrowded boat which sank within minutes of colliding with a cargo vessel.

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Fighters of the Islamic State terrorist group take part in military training in Mosul city, northern Iraq, November 2, 2014. Photo: EPA
Fighters of the Islamic State terrorist group take part in military training in Mosul city, northern Iraq, November 2, 2014. Photo: EPA

Malaysia and Myanmar have agreed that the Islamic State threat is real and IS may try to instill its ideology in hotspots in ASEAN, reports the Malay Mail on February 20.