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  1. News - Asia - THAILAND

    'Red shirt' supporters acquitted of arson in 2010 Bangkok mall fire

    Posted Mar 26th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... of setting fire to a shopping mall during mass anti-government rallies that rocked Bangkok in 2010. A court in Bangkok freed the pair because there were no witnesses to the arson attack on Central World, Thailand's biggest shopping mall, which was gutted by the blaze. Saichon Paebua- one of the "red shirt" security guards- and co-defendant Pinit Chanarong both denied ...

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

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

    ... detained, but there was no violence. Fears of possible unrest, however, prompted a major downtown shopping mall to close, and authorities temporarily shut down several subway and elevated train ... the Terminal 21 shopping mall, chanting "Freedom!" and "Democracy!" Scores of police and helmeted soldiers with riot shields came to the scene, and the mall's owners shut ...

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    Former Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra returns home as legal threat lingers

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 06:12pm by Reuters

    ... is convicted of dereliction of duty. Yingluck, who went shopping at a hypermarket near her home yesterday morning, admitted some people might have questioned whether she would return to the country, ...

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    Arrests as soldiers and police curb Thailand anti-coup flashmobs

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 09:00pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... the mall before getting on the overground train, followed by several plain-clothed police officers, according to an AFP reporter. “There was only one protest group at Siam (shopping mall). We ... Agence France-Presse in Bangkok Thai police arrested seven anti-coup protesters after a flashmob rally held on Sunday outside a Bangkok shopping centre in defiance of thousands of security ...

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    Party time again in Bangkok after curfew lifted

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

    ... Yesterday, movie-goers jammed a city centre shopping mall and Bangkok cinemas for the free screening an epic film featuring a medieval king. The junta also engineered a last-minute deal ...

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    US rebukes Thai military junta over coup and urges immediate elections

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

    ... 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 earlier. But there was no sign of any rallies. A man was arrested and another fled when police thwarted their attempt to hold a protest at another shopping centre. One of the men held up a sign ...

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

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

    ... coordinated through social media and mostly located around shopping malls. Authorities were focusing on five possible protest sites in Bangkok on Sunday, said deputy police chief Somyot Poompanmoung. ...

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    Thai protesters use social media to stay one step ahead of military

    Posted May 26th 2014, 05:08am by Reuters

    ... Protesters remain defiant. What began as a small group gathered outside a central Bangkok shopping mall yesterday and swelled to several hundred after a lengthy and intense stand-off ... outside malls and mass transit intersections- drawing in onlookers and passers-by and again making it hard for soldiers to crack down. "We'll have 100 to 200 people at different ...

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    Insurgents launch multiple attacks in Thai south, one dead

    Posted May 12th 2014, 06:22pm by Reuters

    ... violently in 2004. Paradorn Pattanathabutr, a security adviser to the prime minister, said the targets included a shopping mall, which was set on fire, and electricity pylons. “One woman has died ...

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    Thai military launches ‘bring back happiness’ campaign after coup

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 03:07pm by The Guardian in Bangkok

    ... defenders. Those protesting against the coup have held flash mobs in shopping malls, holding up banners likening junta-ruled Thailand to George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four and flashing ...




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