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  1. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Toilet graffiti suspect, 67, charged for insulting Thailand's monarchy

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 06:13pm by AFP

    ... the monarchy after scribbling anti-royal comments on public toilet walls, an official said on Friday, the latest charge under the controversial lese majeste law. Thailand’s revered King Bhumibol ... at the mall discovered he had written insulting comments on walls in the restroom. … He confessed to the charge of lese majeste," he said, adding they had obtained CCTV evidence against Opas. ...

  2. News - Asia - THAILAND

    New Bangkok 'Super Tower' to be tallest in Southeast Asia at 615 metres

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

    ... above street level, making it the world's highest observation deck, according to Guinness World Records. Tourists had only been able to reach a still operational observation deck ...

  3. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai PM hints elections could be delayed

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

    ... with populist policies that won him the votes of the poor. Thaksin was deposed in a previous coup in 2006 and lives in self-imposed exile abroad. Six months of street protests destabilised a government ...

  4. News - Asia - THAILAND

    No hope for rights, Thai professors say after junta halts democracy seminar

    Posted Oct 03rd 2014, 10:24pm by AP

    ... That struggle helped fuel six months of anti-government street protests and sporadic violence that had paralysed the administration of Thaksin's sister Yingluck Shinawatra, culminating in the May ... and backward," he said. "When we shut down peaceful channels of communication like those in the media and academia, it will all end with street politics again someday." After the seminar ...

  5. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai king, 86, back in hospital with fever and suspected blood infection

    Posted Oct 05th 2014, 05:51am by Reuters, AP

    ... has stayed silent during Thailand's latest crisis, which began in November with opposition groups taking to the streets in a bid to remove prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra from office ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Anti-government protesters return to Bangkok streets after election annulled

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

    ... Reuters in Bangkok Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra’s opponents take to the streets, emboldened by a Constitutional Court decision on Friday to nullify last month’s election Anti-government protests resume in Thai capital Anti-government demonstrators in Thailand resumed street protests yesterday after lying low for weeks, piling pressure on increasingly beleaguered Prime ...

  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 ...

  9. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Murder charges against former Thai premier Abhisit Vejjajiva dismissed

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 11:20pm by AFP

    ... by a pro-establishment military coup. Scores of demonstrators died under Abhisit's establishment-backed leadership in street clashes between mostly unarmed "red shirt" supporters of fugitive ... to the attorney general for possible submission to the Criminal Division for Holders of Political Positions. Suthep- who went on to lead months of street protests against Abhisit's successor Yingluck ...

  10. News - Asia - THAILAND

    26 suspects in Thailand charged over alleged plot to attack city

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 08:56pm by AFP

    ... cities. The suspects are being held at a civilian prison in Khon Kaen. Street violence linked to months of mass opposition rallies left nearly 30 people dead before the May coup. Since seizing ...




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