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  1. 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 ... day around the country. Yingluck had called an election on February 2 in a bid to defuse anti-government protests, and since then has headed a caretaker government with limited powers ...

  2. News - Asia - THAILAND

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

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

    ... it," Jatuporn told reporters at the rally site. Yingluck faces neglect of duty charges linked to a loss-making rice subsidy scheme and allegations of abuse of power over the transfer of a top security official. Yingluck's supporters view the moves as an attempted power grab. Hundreds of red-shirts underwent self-defence training earlier this week to act as security guards ...

  3. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Seven die, 19 injured after war-time bomb explodes in Bangkok scrap shop

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 09:44pm by AP

    ... buried at a building site and sold it to the scrap shop in northern Bangkok. Employees at the shop were using a gas-powered thermal cutter to take it apart when it exploded. The massive blast ...

  4. News - Asia - THAILAND

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

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

    ... non-partisan, the majority of the 77 elected seats were likely decided on the basis of endorsements from powerful, party-affiliated institutions. It remains unclear when the NACC will decide whether to forward Yingluck’s case to the Senate, dragging out weeks of uncertainty and leaving Yingluck at the helm of a caretaker government with limited powers. And there is a further legal challenge. ...

  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 ... affiliation is prohibited in the non-partisan Senate, the majority of the 77 elected seats will be decided on the basis of endorsements from powerful, party-affiliated local institutions, particularly ...

  6. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai officers cleared of killing in Saudi ‘blue diamond’ affair

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 10:22pm by AP

    ... back to Saudi Arabia turned out to be fake, leading to suspicions that senior police and members of Thailand's power elite kept the loot and ordered a cover-up. Saudi Arabia sent Ruwaili ...

  7. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Grenade attack on Thai anti-graft office ahead of PM hearing

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 02:08pm by Reuters in Bangkok

    ... a general election on February 2 and the ballot was annulled by the Constitutional Court this month. Yingluck heads a caretaker administration with limited powers, unable to take any big policy ...

  8. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Anti-government protesters return to Bangkok streets after election annulled

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

    ... 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. ...

  9. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai government admits lack of power to renew troubled rice subsidy

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 04:52pm by Reuters in Bangkok

    ... not have the power to renew a rice subsidy scheme when it expires at the end of the month, risking further alienating farmers angry over late payments for their current crop. Prime Minister ... in an attempt to end the anti-government street protests. As a result, the government’s spending and borrowing powers are heavily curtailed. “We are just a caretaker government, which has no power ...

  10. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Bangkok state of emergency lifted in attempt to lure back tourists

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

    ... The February election has not been completed in some areas because of disruption by the protests, leaving Yingluck's government in a caretaker role with limited powers. ...




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