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Politics of Thailand

Thai army says situation in Muslim south is “getting better”

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The Thai army is confident that it will reach improvement for the volatile situation in the southernmost provinces of Thailand which have been plagued...
Junta chief appointed new Thai prime minister, industrial sentiment improves

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Thailand's junta leader Prayuth Chan-ocha has been named the new prime minister of the country on August 21 in a legislature hand-picked by the...
Ruling Thai general to chair country’s Board of Investment

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The ruling general of Thailand's junta which took over power on May 22, Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha, will chair a new 18-person Board of Investment...
Thai junta’s biggest task: Reviving the economy

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Now that it has been announced by the Thai army leadership that democratic elections will not take place for at least another 15 months,...
Thai junta to ‘clean up’ boards of state-owned companies

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A purge of several state enterprise boards is expected to be the next step the coup-makers take following massive transfers of senior state officials...
New clashes feared in Thailand after PM’s ouster

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Thailand braces for fresh clashes after the Constitutional Court on May 7 ordered caretaker Prime Minister YIngluck Shinawatra and with her 9 ministers to...
ASEAN countries urge Thailand to solve political crisis

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Member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have called for democratic and negotiation-based solutions and a quick general election in Thailand,...
500,000 Red Shirt protesters expected in Bangkok

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The pro-government in Thailand, the so-called Red Shirts who support the caretaker government under Yingluck Shinawatra, will hold a rally on Saturday, April 5,...
Thai opponents ready for ‘big battles’

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Pro- and anti-government groups in Thailand both have said they will hold huge mass rallies in the coming two weeks after the constitutional court...
Thailand lifts emergency decree

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The Thai government agreed to end a state of emergency in Bangkok to help lure tourists back to the capital following months of anti-government...
‘Without talks, Thailand will burn down’: Chuwit

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Thai politician Chuwit Kamolvisit, 53, who made his fortune with sleazy massage parlours all over Bangkok before he launched his own party, said in...
Bangkok: From ‘shutdown’ to ‘paralysis’

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Anti-government protesters in Bangkok have vowed to "paralyse" the entire capital on the coming election day on February 2, turning the city into "one...
Thai elections on February 2 confirmed: PM

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Thailand’s prime minister has confirmed a general election will be held on February 2, a source from her party said on January 28 after...
Bomb blast closely missed Thai protest leader (video)video

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At least 36 people were wounded in Bangkok on January 17 when an explosion hit anti-government demonstrators marching through the capital, the city's emergency...
Thai street protests caused $2.2b in damage

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The anti-government rallies in Thailand so far caused more than $2.2 billion in economic damage to the country, Pichai Naripthaphan, a member of the...
Yingluck wants December be ‘month of happiness’

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Embattled Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has voiced her relief over the easing of protests in the capital Bangkok, saying that she would like...
Thailand will have to bring its mess in order

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The meanwhile violent protests in Thai capital Bangkok have once more shown the political volatility of the kingdom and the suboptimal government strategies to...
Standstill in Thailand? Labour, railway unions to join protests

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The Thai State Enterprises Labour Relations Confederation (SERC), which has SERC has 45 labour unions under its umbrella, has agreed on November 27 that all...