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  1. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thailand proposes wristbands and party curfews to keep tourists safe

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 05:15pm by Reuters

    ... made many tourists think twice about visiting. The industry has yet to recover from a slump due to months of violent street protests that left nearly 30 people dead. Tourist arrivals fell 11.9 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1604629/thailand-proposes-wristbands-and-party-curfews-keep-tourists-safe
  2. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai prime minister decries soap operas, and threatens to write his own

    Posted Sep 27th 2014, 12:08am by Reuters

    ... government after six months of violent anti-government protests. "I have ordered that scripts be written, including plays on reconciliation, on tourism and on Thai culture," Prayuth said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1601208/thai-prime-minister-decries-soap-operas-and-threatens-write-his-own
  3. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai PM to visit Myanmar on first official trip

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 01:33pm by Agence France-Presse in Bangkok

    ... in protesters, muzzling the media and threatening those found in breach of martial law with trial in a military court. Myanmar, which hosted its first Asean summit in May, has been a member of the bloc ... was forced to take power after months of protests against ex-premier Yingluck Shinawatra’s administration left 28 people dead and hundreds wounded. He has ruled out holding new elections before ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1590815/thai-pm-visit-myanmar-first-official-trip
  4. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai junta leader apologises for his remarks on bikinis that followed brutal backpacker murders

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 09:51am by AFP

    ... "under pressure". Thailand's image as a tourist haven was battered by months of political protests that ended in May's army coup and has been further damaged by the murder. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1595257/thai-prime-minister-asks-if-tourists-bikinis-are-safe-after-british
  5. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Protesting Thai reader of Orwell's 1984 dragged off by police in Bangkok

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 03:25am by AP

    ... for reading as a form of protest since the military seized power last month. Handfuls of anti-coup protesters have staged several silent readings of the book in recent weeks, saying its indictment ... pro-democracy groups trying to counter anti-government protesters who obstructed February elections that were later annulled in a controversial court ruling. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1538616/protesting-thai-reader-orwells-1984-dragged-police-bangkok
  6. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai lèse-majesté cases have surged since coup, Amnesty says

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 12:35pm by AFP

    ... politicised, noting that many of those charged in recent years were linked to the "red shirts" protest movement, which is broadly supportive of fugitive former premier Thaksin Shinawatra. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1590067/thai-lese-majeste-cases-have-surged-coup-amnesty-says
  7. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai army's post-coup actions in deep south hardening insurgency, observers say

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 06:53am by AFP

    ... me, 'Did you do it? Where were you when the bombs went off?'" the student said. Despite protesting his innocence, Ri was held for a further 10 days under an emergency decree ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1591877/thai-armys-post-coup-actions-deep-south-hardening-insurgency-observers-say
  8. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Your government needs you: Thai leader says reform council open to all

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 11:43pm by Reuters

    ... of the council mirror the demands of pro-establishment, anti-government protesters who took to the streets of Bangkok for six months from late last year to try to oust then-prime minister Yingluck ... of reform. The NRC is expected to approve a new constitution in 2015. The army denies accusations that it sided with anti-government, staunchly royalist protesters whose action led to Yingluck's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1585341/your-government-needs-you-thai-leader-says-reform-council-open-all
  9. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thailand’s junta amasses 6,000-strong security force to smother Bangkok protests

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 03:15pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Bangkok Thailand’s junta has prepared a force of over 6,000 troops and police for deployment in Bangkok on Sunday to smother protests and prevent opposition to the May 22 coup ... and nip protests in the bud. A heavy security force presence at potential flashpoints in Thailand’s largest cities since the coup has limited protesters to small gatherings, which are often ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1527966/thailands-junta-amasses-6000-strong-security-force-smother-bangkok
  10. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Anti-coup protest organiser Sombat tracked via web and arrested in Thailand

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 10:20pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Bangkok Security forces swoop to detain Sombat after tracing him via computer network he was using Anti-coup protest organiser held Thailand's security forces have tracked down and detained a prominent activist who helped organise protests against last month's military coup via comments he posted on the internet, officials said yesterday. Sombat ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1526924/anti-coup-protest-organiser-sombat-tracked-web-and-arrested-thailand

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