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  1. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai Prime Minister Yingluck flees to northern stronghold of Chiang Rai

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 03:50pm by AFP

    ... subsidy scheme the opposition says is rife with corruption. If found guilty she could be removed from office and face a five-year ban from politics. Yingluck flew to the northern city of Chiang ...

  2. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Red-shirts 'ready to resist' Thai army coup, set up capital in Chiang Mai

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 10:11pm by Tom Fawthrop

    ... Tom Fawthrop in San Kamphaeng Supporters of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra say she may set up her government in Chiang Mai if the army takes power in Bangkok Red-shirts 'ready ... a coup. Some supporters say they also expect popularly elected Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to retreat to Chiang Mai and set up government there if the army tries to take power in Bangkok ...

  3. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Tourists injured in second Chiang Mai derailment in a month

    Posted Jul 18th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bangkok 23 hurt in second Chiang Mai derailment in a month Foreign tourists were among 23 people injured when an overnight sleeper train derailed in Thailand early yesterday, the national rail operator said. It was the second derailment on the same route in a month. The Bangkok-Chiang Mai express service was carrying almost 300 passengers when seven carriages ...

  4. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Quake measuring 6.3 cracks roads in north Thailand, at least 1 killed

    Posted May 06th 2014, 11:08am by Associated Press in Bangkok

    ... temples. The airport in the northern city of Chiang Rai, near the epicentre of the shallow magnitude 6.3 temblor, evacuated people from its terminal, where display signs and pieces of the ceiling ... Prevention and Mitigation Department told reporters on Tuesday that an 83-year-old woman in Chiang Rai’s Mae Lao district was killed when the brick walls of her house collapsed onto her during ...

  5. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Anti-Chinese feelings in Thailand high as influx of tourists angers locals

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 10:57pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Chiang Mai The bucolic, once laid-back campus of one of Thailand’s top universities is under a security clampdown. Not against a terrorist threat, but against Chinese tourists. Thousands have clambered aboard student buses at Chiang Mai University, made a mess in cafeterias and sneaked into classes to attend lectures. Someone even pitched a tent by a picturesque ...

  6. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thailand’s junta moves to sideline pro-Thaksin governors and police

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 09:57am by Reuters in Bangkok

    ... and the military appears to have acceded to the protesters’ wishes, moving swiftly after the May 22 coup in places such as the northern province of Chiang Mai, the home of the Shinawatra clan, where ... seen by reporters dated three days after the coup. Chiang Mai’s governor, Wichien Puttiwinyu, was also among those removed. “I am not aware what the previous governor did to be moved... ...

  7. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai protesters use social media to stay one step ahead of military

    Posted May 26th 2014, 05:08am by Reuters

    ... said through loudspeakers: "Brothers and sisters, please use your reason and logic, not emotions." Groups have protested in the capital, in the northern city of Chiang Mai and, ...

  8. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai red shirt government supporters gather to 'defend democracy' after toppling of PM

    Posted May 10th 2014, 01:38pm by AFP

    ... is spending its energies hoping to keep military action at bay," said Paul Chambers, director of research at the Institute of South East Asian Affairs at Chiang Mai University. "I am afraid ...

  9. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai army detains Yingluck, bans 155 key figures from leaving country

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 10:39am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... But there were some signs of opposition to the takeover. Small groups of students in Bangkok and Chiang Mai held up signs denouncing the coup and supporting democracy, according to witnesses and pictures ...

  10. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thailand’s Senate likely to propose interim PM, risking ‘red’ rage

    Posted May 16th 2014, 05:01pm by Reuters

    ... acting Prime Minister Niwatthamrong Boonsongphaisan is out of Bangkok, inspecting damage in the northern city of Chiang Rai after an earthquake last week. Niwatthamrong, appointed after ...




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