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Thai rice farmer draw Feb 15 deadline for government

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Hundreds of Thai farmers have gathered in a protest in Bangkok over the past days to set a deadline for the government to pay...
Thai farmers advised to ‘steal their rice back’

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Disgruntled Thai rice growers, who haven't been paid by the government for their crops since November 2013 - some even longer - under the...
Thai ex-finance minister harshly attacks government (see full letter)

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Thailand's ex-finance minister, ex-foreign minister and former head of the Bank of Thailand, Pridiyathorn Devakula, in an open letter issued on February 6 to...
Thai protesters disregard poll, still want Yingluck out

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Anti-government protesters in Bangkok planned to forge ahead on February 3 with efforts to topple Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, a day after a disrupted...
Thai elections peaceful, but gridlock continues

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Elections in Thailand ran peacefully on February 2, with only a few isolated incidents, but many election venues were not operating especially in Bangkok...
Thai government defaults on paying off rice farmers

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The caretaker government in Thailand is unable to pay off rice farmers as promised by the end of January because it was unable to...
Thai gov’t to deploy 200,000 police on election day

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Thailand's government will deploy 200,000 police nationwide and 10,000 in the capital Bangkok for the February 2 elections, which protesters have promised to disrupt...
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...
Massive Bangkok shutdown continues

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Despite the emergency decree imposed on January 22, the massive anti-government protest continue in Bangkok. Protesters marched again on January 25 across areas of...
Angry Thai farmers want their rice back

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Thousands of upset rice farmers in Thailand have said they will block major roads in their home provinces as well as join the anti-government...
Thai protesters threaten to close stock exchange

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Anti-government protesters in Thailand announced they will close the entrance of the Stock Exchange of Thailand in Bangkok if caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck...
Bangkok shutdown in full swing

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Anti-government protesters in Bangkok early on January 13 have begun noisy demonstrations at several key areas of the city, blocking important intersections and causing...
Bangkok ‘shutdown’ set for January 13

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Thailand's anti-government protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban said in his "New Year speech" on December 1 that protest will resume in the coming days and...
2013: Year of rallies that rocked ASEAN

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The year 2013 saw a number of partly violent rallies in Southeast Asia that rocked several nations, with one more major rally expected in...
Thai protesters march to Yingluck’s home, PM retreats to Chiang Mai

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A group of Thai anti-government protesters on December 26 at noon were on the way to the house of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra in...
Yingluck to run in election again – baht declines

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Despite massive protests against her, Thailand's caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has been named the No 1 party-list MP candidate of the ruling Pheu...
Massive street protests in Phnom Penh

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Overshadowed by the mass rallies in Bangkok, tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets in Cambodia's capital Phnom Penh on December 22,...
Bangkok faces biggest gridlock ever

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Mass protests on December 22 are likely to cause the biggest gridlock that Bangkok has ever seen. In the morning, tens of thousands of...