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Street protests resume in Bangkok

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Thousands of people took to the streets of Bangkok on December 19 in a new wave of protests against the Shinawatra government. Waving flag...
Smartphone protest apps go viral in Thailand

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Thai anti-government protesters are taking social media to a new level: During the week-long street rallies to oust the government of Yingluck Shinawatra, smartphone...
Next: Unpaid Thai rice farmers may protest

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The populist rice pledging scheme in Thailand, which was originally meant to keep millions of rice farmers loyal to the government by buying rice...
Thailand: Red Shirts threaten to ‘surround Bangkok’

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With the political situation in Thailand having reached an impasse as both sides - the government and the street protesters - won't move from...
Thailand: Early elections to cost $1.2 billion

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Thailand's Election Commission (EC) secretary-general Puchong Nutrawong said on December 10 that a budget of 38 billion baht (around $1.2 billion) will be allocated...
From tear gas to tears: Yingluck emotional on TV (videos)video

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Thailand's Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra could hardly hold back her tears in a TV speech on October 10, declaring that she will not step...
Bangkok: 150,000 march against government (photo update)

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An estimated 150,000 people took to the streets on December 9 in the "final battle" against the Shinawatra government. The marches were so far...
Thai PM dissolves parliament, situation tense

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Bangkok braced for another wave of unrest on December 9 as protesters trying to overthrow the country’s democratically elected government took to the streets...
Bangkok braces for ‘final battle’

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Anti-government protest leaders have declared December 9 as "D-Day" for the "final battle" against the government led by Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. On that...
Thailand braces for new protests

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Thai anti-government protesters on December 6 were preparing to relaunch their campaign to overthrow the government after a temporary truce for the birthday of...
Thailand seeks to restore investor confidence

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Four key government agencies are in the process of working out a major economic stimulus package to boost investor confidence in the face of...
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: Truce for King’s birthday

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The Thai government has negotiated a truce with protesters in the streets of the capital for the next several days to honor the December...
Thai protesters to use ‘biological weapon’ against police

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Anti-government protesters in Thailand have revealed plans that they will be throwing faeces on police in response to tear gas grenade fire. The plan...
Thailand: Monk ready to be protest leader

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A senior Thai monk, Luang Pu Buddha Isara, the abbot of Wat Or Noi in central Nakhon Pathom province, said he would take over...
Thai protesters beleaguer government complex

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After hours of marches through the city the anti-government protesters eventually stopped at the government complex in central Bangkok to stay there overnight and...
What a Thai ‘people’s government’ would want

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It is getting clearer what could follow the massive street protest in Bangkok if they are eventually successful in toppling the current government. Protest...
Bangkok protesters cripple key ministries

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After occupying the finance and foreign ministries as well as the public relations department of the government in Bangkok on November 25, thousands of...