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  1. News - Asia - THAILAND

    People's Army protesters in Bangkok urge overthrow of 'Thaksin regime'

    Posted Aug 05th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bangkok People's Army protesters demand overthrow of government as fears of fresh violent unrest grow Rally urges end of 'Thaksin regime' Hundreds ... the country to unite and become a people's army to overthrow the Thaksin regime," said one of the group's key leaders, retired general Preecha Iamsuwan.   Despite initial concerns over ...

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

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Udon Thani Government supporters practice self-defence drills ahead of big rally Thai 'red shirts' prepare for action With a flurry of punches and kicks, hundreds of Thai "red shirts" undergo self-defence drills as they mobilise to protect the embattled government, stoking fears of a dangerous new phase of civil conflict. While far from ...

  3. 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 ... 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 ...

  4. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai police clear anti-government protesters from major Bangkok road

    Posted Feb 14th 2014, 04:45pm by AP

    ... that Yingluck's administration be replaced by a non-elected "people';s council", which would implement reforms they say are needed to end corruption and money politics. They have battled ... Associated Press in Bangkok Hundreds of riot police dismantle camp in Bangkok in effort to reclaim occupied areas Major city road cleared of protesters Riot police cleared anti-government ...

  5. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai anti-government protesters close camps as number of supporters fall

    Posted Feb 03rd 2014, 11:25am by Reuters

    ... saying Yingluck must resign and make way for an appointed "people';s council" to overhaul the political system. ... Reuters in Bangkok Protest camps close as numbers fall Thai anti-government protesters who have been camped out in north Bangkok packed their tents and marched downtown yesterday ...

  6. News - Asia - THAILAND

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

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

    ... Reuters in Bangkok Pro-government “red shirts” to rally on Saturday, raising risk of confrontation Gunmen opened fire on a group of Thai anti-government protesters driving away from ... election suggest a pro-government majority. Yingluck has been charged with dereliction of duty for her role in overseeing a disastrous state rice-buying scheme that has run up huge losses. Should ...

  7. News - Asia - THAILAND

    At least 30 killed as bus plunges into ravine in northern Thailand

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 11:04pm by AFP

    ... government workers for a field trip to Laos. Of the dead, 21 were women, said Suriya Prasartbandid, the provincial governor. A child was among the 22 others injured. "The bus was totally ... road deaths per 100,000 people in 2010- behind only the Dominican Republic in the Caribbean and the South Pacific island of Niue. "The brakes failed as the bus came downhill on a hilly ...

  8. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Bangkok state of emergency lifted in attempt to lure back tourists

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 05:41pm by AFP

    ... months of political protests aimed at ousting her elected government and installing an unelected "people';s council" to oversee reforms. The state of emergency was introduced ... Agence France-Presse in Bangkok As the number of protests fall, the government hopes to build confidence in Thailand's economy State of emergencyends in Bangkok tolure back tourists ...

  9. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Anti-government protesters return to Bangkok streets after election annulled

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

    ... Anti-government protests resume in Thai capital Anti-government demonstrators in Thailand resumed street protests yesterday after lying low for weeks, piling pressure on increasingly beleaguered Prime ... delaying the formation of a new administration and leaving Yingluck in charge of a caretaker government with limited powers. Yingluck's opponents first took to the streets in late November. ...

  10. News - Asia - THAILAND

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

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bangkok Turnout is not as great as expected as pro-government leaders say they will oppose any move by the courts to remove premier Thai 'red shirts' mass in Bangkok to back Yingluck Thousands of Thai pro-government "red shirts" massed yesterday in a show of support for Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, warning that they would resist ...




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