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  1. News - Asia - THAILAND

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

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

    ... lake. The reason: “Lost in Thailand,” 2012 slapstick comedy partly shot on campus that is China’s highest-grossing homegrown movie ever. In order to bring out such strong feelings in Chiang Mai ... some years before they behave better. There has been a campaign in China for some time, but these things are still going on,” she says. Those who are making money off the influx are looking ...

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    Thai 'red shirts' mass in Bangkok to back Yingluck Shinawatra

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 04:34pm by AFP

    ... attempts to oust her through the courts. More than 3,000 police and troops were mobilised for the rally on the western outskirts of Bangkok, following months of political violence in which 24 ... highlighted the political fault lines that have riven Thai society since a military coup toppled Thaksin in 2006. Thaksin, a telecoms tycoon-turned-politician, who clashed with Thailand's ...

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

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

    ... suburb today for a two-day rally. The move looks likely to raise the stakes in a six-month political crisis that has left 24 people dead and hundreds wounded in grenade attacks and shootings. ... at his home in January in what was believed to have been a politically motivated attack. He now periodically needs a wheelchair. Still, with fellow firebrand Suporn Attawong- dubbed "Rambo ...

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    Thai protester killed, several wounded in shooting at anti-government march

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 03:53pm by Reuters

    ... a Bangkok rally on Tuesday, killing one, wounding four and raising tension in a political crisis that has gripped the country for months. It was not immediately clear who was responsible ... last week. The Constitutional Court will decide on Wednesday whether to accept the case. “The anti-government side are plotting different ways to remove the government,” said political analyst ...

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    Thailand Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra faces rice-subsidy hearing after Senate vote

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 07:18pm by Reuters

    ... today against negligence charges over a disastrous rice-subsidy scheme. Anti-government protesters are in their fifth month of a campaign to force out Yingluck and set in motion political ...

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    Grenade attack on Thai anti-graft office ahead of PM hearing

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 02:08pm by Reuters in Bangkok

    ... entered a fresh phase in November, when anti-government protesters first took to the streets, with 23 people killed during the political violence over the following months The protesters disrupted ... decisions binding on the next government. The political paralysis is hurting the economy. Data on Friday showed factory output fell 4.42 per cent in February from a year before, the 11th fall ...

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    Thai protesters rally against PM ahead of Senate vote

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 02:09pm by Reuters

    ... of the main protest group, broke into the compound of Government House, a site largely abandoned by officials. Protesters want political and electoral reforms before a new general election and to rid ...

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    Anti-government protesters return to Bangkok streets after election annulled

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 03:31pm by Reuters

    ... Twenty-three people were killed and hundreds wounded in the political violence before the protests began to subside earlier this month. But the court ruling appears to have given her foes a second wind. The protests are the latest instalment of an eight-year political battle broadly pitting the Bangkok middle class and royalist establishment against the mostly rural supporters of Yingluck ...

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    Thailand in power vacuum as court rules February’s election results invalid

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 01:46pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Bangkok Opposition party may contest new elections, offering a way out of political impasse, as verdict weakens PM Yingluck's grip on power Leadership in limbo as court ... government and leaving the country in political limbo. The court judges ruled by six votes to three that the February 2 election was unconstitutional because voting failed to take place on the same ...

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    Rights activists scoff at 'Uygur terrorist' claims over group of 410 held in Thailand

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 11:09pm by Alan Morison and Chutima Sidasathian

    ... are now taking place involving Thailand, Turkey and China about the status of the families and what will happen to them in the future. Caucasian in appearance, the families are claiming Turkish ... that such 'terrorist' accusations are a prelude to some Thai government officials trying to force these groups back to China in what would be a clear violation of international law. It is time for the UN ...




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