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  1. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thailand bomb explosion kills two

    Posted Jul 24th 2013, 02:21pm by Associated Press in Hatyai, Thailand

    ... Associated Press in Hatyai, Thailand A roadside bomb exploded in Thailand’s insurgency-plagued south on Wednesday, killing two teachers and wounding three other people, police said. ... officers were wounded in the attack. More than 5,000 people, including more than 150 teachers, have been killed since an Islamic insurgency erupted in Thailand’s three southernmost provinces ...

  2. News - Asia - TRAVEL

    Manila tells Filipinos in Thailand to avoid 'political colours' of red, yellow

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 10:36pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila Colours risky in Thailand Filipinos travelling to Thailand were told not to display red or yellow items to avoid being caught up in the political unrest ... by generals loyal to the king ushered in years of political turmoil and rival street protests by the royalist "yellow shirts" and Thaksin's supporters, known as the "red ...

  3. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thailand's coup-prone army not plotting to intervene in political crisis

    Posted Dec 30th 2013, 11:49pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Bangkok Stand-off on streets over nation's leadership has prompted speculation of a military takeover Army denies any plot to intervenein political crisis Thailand ... election. The latest round of an all-too-familiar political conflict in Thailand has dragged on for weeks. It flared last week into deadly clashes between police and protesters outside a stadium ...

  4. News - Asia - THAILAND

    ‘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 ...

  5. News - Asia - THAILAND

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

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

    ... Reuters in Bangkok Balance of power in Thailand's Senate at stake in vote that could decide the fate of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra Yingluck faces rice-subsidy hearing after ... 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 ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Compromise is crucial to resolve Thailand's political stand-off

    Posted Dec 12th 2013, 03:54am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Thais must find common ground Political office is about serving the people. Thailand's urban and business elite, which is supporting the opposition, have forgotten ... were behind the victories. They contributed to Thailand's strong economic growth and to poverty alleviation, and ushered in universal health care and an improvement in the standard ...

  7. News - Asia - THAILAND

    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 says poll void Thailand's Constitutional Court ruled February's general election invalid, in a further roadblock to Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra's efforts to form a new ...

  8. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Roses on Thailand's front line amid hopes political violence will end

    Posted Dec 03rd 2013, 03:31pm by Reuters

    ... Thailand's government ordered police yesterday to stop confronting protesters demanding the resignation of the prime minister, raising hope that days of political violence may end, ... slogans and left peacefully. "The current political situation of our country has yet to return to normal, although it has begun to ease up," Yingluck said in a televised statement, again ...

  9. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai Senate to reject controversial amnesty bill, says speaker

    Posted Nov 06th 2013, 03:43pm by Reuters in Bangkok

    ... Reuters in Bangkok Thailand's Senate speaker Nikom Wairatpanij rejects bill to allow return of Thaksin Shinawatra, says 'majority agrees with me' The Thai Senate will reject ... of Bangkok. The bill is aimed at whitewashing crimes committed by all leaders involved in political unrest since 2004 and is backed by the ruling Puea Thai Party of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, ...

  10. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thailand's 'popcorn gunman' says he was hired by protest movement

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 10:21pm by AFP

    ... political ban linked to the attempt to amend the constitution to reform the senate, Thailand's upper house. He is one of hundreds of mostly pro-Yingluck politicians charged by the National ... notoriety after opening fire at a political clash with an assault rifle in a popcorn bag said yesterday he had been hired by anti-government protesters. Pictures of the man, nicknamed ...




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