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  1. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Civil war warning as Thailand turmoil claims life of fourth child

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 01:47pm by Reuters in Bangkok

    ... Reuters in Bangkok Civil war warning asThai turmoil claims life of fourth child Thailand risks sliding into civil war after a wave of political violence in which 22 people have been killed, officials warned yesterday as the unrest claimed the life of a fourth child. Near-daily gun and grenade attacks in protest-hit Bangkok have raised concerns that a nearly four-month-old ...

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    Violent Thailand unrest deals blow to tourism industry

    Posted Dec 15th 2013, 03:38pm by AFP

    ... are among those choosing to stay away due to the unrest. I didn’t know about it. Friends at home saw the news and warned me. When I arrived there were riots going on. I was quite naive Tourist Alex ... The kingdom attracted a record 22 million tourists last year. Its popularity has endured several episodes of civil strife, including in late 2008 when hordes of frustrated travellers were stranded ...

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    Anti-government protesters return to Bangkok streets after election annulled

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

    ... and her billionaire brother, former premier Thaksin Shinawatra, who was ousted in a 2006 coup. There are growing fears that Thailand could be heading towards serious civil unrest. After months ...

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    Arrest rally leaders, Thai police told

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 11:21pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bangkok Protest leaders must face consequences of role in civil unrest, government says Thai police urged to arrest rally organisers Thailand's government ... of the anti-government movement travel freely around the city delivering fiery speeches and collecting money from supporters, despite warrants for their arrest for their roles in civil unrest that has left eight ...

  5. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai court rules against HK$480 billion infrastructure plan

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

    ... movement. Last month, the Civil Court ordered the government not to use force against protesters whose movement has included massive demonstrations and sporadic violence in which 22 have died ... and improve investor confidence. Protesters accuse Yingluck of being a proxy for her brother, the former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra. The country has been wracked by political unrest since 2006, ...

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

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

    ... of the Chinese people.” The government issued a tourism law mainly to regulate the domestic market but which urges travellers abroad to “abide by the norms of civilized tourist behaviour.” It also ...

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    Thai Prime Minister Yingluck could face murder charges over protest deaths, says lawyer

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 05:55pm by AFP

    ... in political violence since the street movement began at the end of October, fuelling fears of a wider civil conflict. The kingdom has been bitterly split since a military coup ousted Yingluck’s brother Thaksin Shinawatra as prime minister in 2006. The current unrest is the worst since Thaksin-allied Red Shirt protests against a Democrat-led government in 2010 sparked clashes and a bloody ...

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    Young brother, 4, and sister, 6, killed in Thai bomb blast

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 11:08am by Reuters

    ... in hospital with severe head injuries. It was not immediately clear who was responsible for the attack but the polarisation of Thai society raises the possibility of wider civil strife. The protests ... The protests are the biggest since deadly political unrest in 2010, when Thaksin’s “red shirt” UDD supporters paralysed Bangkok in an attempt to remove a government led by the Democrat Party, now ...

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    Thai protesters rally against PM ahead of Senate vote

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

    ... is to elect 77 senators for the 150-seat Senate. The rest are appointed, and a government attempt to make it a fully elected body was one of the triggers for the latest unrest since November. ...

  10. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thailand may extend state of emergency despite scaled-back protest

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 04:51pm

    ... it had affected tourism and other sectors. At least 23 people have been killed in the unrest since November 30, including four children in Bangkok and the eastern province of Trat. Hundreds ... Yingluck if she is removed from power, adding to fears of civil strife. Thanawut Wichaidit, a spokesman for the red shirts’ United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship, said the group had ...




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