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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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1435623/thai-prime-minister-yingluck-flees-northern-stronghold-chiang-rai
  2. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1483307/anti-chinese-feelings-thailand-high-influx-tourists-angers-locals
  3. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1416916/red-shirts-ready-resist-thai-army-coup-set-capital-chiang-mai
  4. News - Asia - THAILAND

    ‘Red shirts’ in Thailand practice self-defence before joining pro-government protest

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 11:26pm by AFP

    ... scheme. "Once Thaksin uses the reds, it may be impossible to control them," said Paul Chambers, director of research at the Institute of Southeast Asian Affairs at Chiang Mai University. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1465137/red-shirts-thailand-practise-self-defence-joining-pro-government-protest
  5. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai court rules against HK$480 billion infrastructure plan

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 11:31pm by AP

    ... government will have to work it out." The seven-year infrastructure spending plan included building four high-speed rail lines that would connect Bangkok with Chiang Mai in the north, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1447343/thai-court-rules-against-hk480-billion-infrastructure-plan
  6. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1284865/tourists-injured-second-chiang-mai-derailment-month
  7. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai protesters retreat from barricades but vow anti-government campaign is ‘not over’

    Posted Mar 01st 2014, 05:04pm by Agence France-Presse in Bangkok

    ... could do that,” said Paul Chambers, director of research at the Institute of South East Asian Affairs at Chiang Mai University. “Most probably judicial intervention will fell the Yingluck ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1438007/thai-protesters-retreat-barricades-vow-anti-government-campaign-not-over
  8. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Four killed in Thailand as gun battles erupt at Bangkok protests

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 10:45am by Reuters

    ... then the arch-royalist grouping might pressure Yingluck to retreat from her pro-active approach towards Suthep,” said Paul Chambers, director of research at the Institute for South East Asian Studies in Chiang ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1430139/three-killed-thailand-gun-battles-erupt-bangkok-protests
  9. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai protests drive tourists from capital Bangkok

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 06:08pm by Reuters

    ... and mountain resorts, such as Phuket, Krabi and Koh Samui. Mountainous Chiang Mai, a backpacker’s gateway to northern Thailand packed with crumbling Buddhist temples and hiking trails, is enjoying ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1420723/thai-protests-drive-tourists-capital-bangkok
  10. News - China - THAILAND

    Giant panda at Thailand zoo on loan from China is pregnant

    Posted Dec 29th 2013, 03:53pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bangkok 12-year-old Lin Hui is due to deliver a cub in January A zoo in northern Thailand said on Sunday that it was preparing for the birth of a second giant panda in the New Year thanks to artificial insemination. Chiang Mai Zoo said 12-year-old Lin Hui, who along with her partner Chuang Chuang is on loan from China, was due to deliver a cub by January. “She ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1392492/giant-panda-thailand-zoo-loan-china-pregnant

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