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March 10, 1989 | From United Press International
Thai police stormed a jungle hide-out along the Mekong River, 325 miles northeast of Bangkok, and rescued a kidnaped Japanese businessman after a gun battle that left two Laotian kidnapers dead, authorities said Thursday. The hostage, Yoshiaki Asao, 61, head of the Japanese trading company Mitsui and Co. in Laos, was abducted from his house in the Laotian capital of Vientiane before dawn March 1 and taken across the border to the hide-out.
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March 10, 1989 | From United Press International
Thai police stormed a jungle hide-out along the Mekong River, 325 miles northeast of Bangkok, and rescued a kidnaped Japanese businessman after a gun battle that left two Laotian kidnapers dead, authorities said Thursday. The hostage, Yoshiaki Asao, 61, head of the Japanese trading company Mitsui and Co. in Laos, was abducted from his house in the Laotian capital of Vientiane before dawn March 1 and taken across the border to the hide-out.
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May 26, 2000
Alexander MacDonald, 92, former editor of Thailand's oldest English-language newspaper, the Bangkok Post. MacDonald began his journalism career in Boston, working for the Advertiser, the Evening American and the Post before moving to the Honolulu Star-Bulletin. After the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, he joined the U.S. Office of Strategic Services, the precursor to the CIA, in the Pacific.
BUSINESS
June 8, 1992 | From Reuters
The captains of Thailand's tourism industry, its biggest foreign exchange earner, say last month's political violence could cost the industry hundreds of millions of dollars in lost revenue. "The cumulative effect of these events is a serious lack of confidence which must be of concern to anybody who is involved in the travel and tourism industry," said Chatrachai Bunya-Ananta, executive vice president of Thai International Airways.
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