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  1. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai PM hints elections could be delayed

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 03:18am by Reuters

    ... in Milan. "I outlined a road map. The election must come with a new constitution and 11 reform areas," said Prayuth. "Everything depends on the road map so we must see first if the road map can be completed. Elections take time to organise." The army seized power in a bloodless coup following months of tumult- a move condemned by Western nations who urged Thailand ...

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    Quake measuring 6.3 cracks roads in north Thailand, at least 1 killed

    Posted May 06th 2014, 11:08am by Associated Press in Bangkok

    ... Associated Press in Bangkok Buddha statues damaged, roads split and some structural damage as shallow quake measuring 6.3 claims at least one life in Thailand's north Officials said on Tuesday that one person was killed and several dozen were hurt after an earthquake struck northern Thailand and Myanmar on Monday, smashing windows, cracking walls and roads and damaging Buddhist ...

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    Thai anti-government protesters say they won't target public transport

    Posted Jan 03rd 2014, 09:52pm by AFP

    ... the kingdom's airports or public transport during a planned "shutdown" of Bangkok. The demonstrators, who are seeking to oust Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and curb her billionaire family's political dominance, say they will occupy the Thai capital from January 13. "Operation Occupy Bangkok does NOT involve airport closures or the disruption of any mass transport ...

  4. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Rape and murder of girl, 13, on Thai train sparks calls for capital punishment

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 10:37am

    ... transportation do not occur very often in Thailand, but this case shows that there are loopholes in the system’s security which allowed the offender to commit the crimes,” Napanwut said. The man arrested ...

  5. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai police clear anti-government protesters from major Bangkok road

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

    ... 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 protesters from a major boulevard in the Thai capital in a small victory yesterday as they try to reclaim areas that have been closed during a three-month push to unseat Prime Minister Yingluck ...

  6. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Party time again in Bangkok after curfew lifted

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 03:15am by AP

    ... backpacker haven, Khao San Road, was packed on Saturday night with many soccer fans saying they planned to celebrate the end of the curfew by pulling an all-nighter. It struck some tourists ... Dustin Ratz, 23, who arrived on Saturday morning and was mesmerised by the evening scene on Khao San Road. "I love Bangkok. This place is amazing," he said. ...

  7. News - Asia - THAILAND

    US rebukes Thai military junta over coup and urges immediate elections

    Posted May 31st 2014, 02:23pm by AFP

    ... the plan. "We know that they have announced a, quote, 'road map toward democracy', but with scant details included," State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said in Washington. ... to a small group of soldiers standing around a military vehicle with a loudspeaker on top. Trucks and police also lined the road near a central shopping mall where demonstrations took place a week ...

  8. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai coup dims tourist allure of ‘Land of Smiles’

    Posted Jun 07th 2014, 03:57pm by Agence France-Presse in Bangkok

    ... their toll on the key sector, particularly in the capital Bangkok. On Khao San road, renowned as one of the busiest hubs for backpackers in Southeast Asia, local businesses are suffering. “After ...

  9. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thousands of Thai soldiers and police out in force to deter protest

    Posted Jun 01st 2014, 01:33pm by AP

    ... them. The protest fizzled after a couple of hours, and about 60 of the demonstrators regrouped down the road near the Bangkok Art and Culture Centre. Soldiers showed up there, too, marching ...

  10. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Military coup officials seek ways to revive Thailand’s faltering economy

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 06:54pm by Reuters

    ... and brief. On Saturday, as on the two previous days, the authorities closed normally busy roads around Victory Monument, which was becoming a focal point for opposition to the coup. The area ...




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