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Thailand: State enterprise workers on strike from May 22

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State enterprise labour unions have agreed to a strike of state workers from May 22 to show disapproval of the "Thaksin regime" and those...
Thai elections unlikely amid violent protests

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Thailand's Election Commission said on May 15 that it is "highly unlikely" that the country will be able to hold July 20 elections due...
Security tightened in Thailand amid escalating tensions

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Thailand’s acting government said on May 11 that it would tighten security to prevent clashes that could arise between the two sides in the...
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...
New Thai election date set for July 20

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Thailand's Election Commission and the prime minister agreed on April 30 to hold a general election on July 20, but anti-government protesters who disrupted...
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,...
Grenade attacks hit multiple sites in Bangkok

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Two M79 grenades exploded at the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) in Bangkok compound, and another at the Government Lottery Office (GLO) next door late...
Security stepped up in Bangkok as protests resume

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As anti-government protest marches resumed in Bangkok on March 24, police have beefed up security measures in the Thai capital. Police stations throughout the...
Thailand’s Feb 2 general elections declared void

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Thailand's Constitutional Court on March 21 nullified February 2's election that was disrupted by protesters, further delaying the formation of a new government after...
All Bangkok rally sites but one close March 3

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In a speech in the evening of February 28, Thailand's anti-government protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban said that all Bangkok rally sites except the one...
‘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...
More explosions, gunfire in Bangkok

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New explosions and gunfire occurred near an anti-government protest site in Thailand's capital early on February 25 after the protesters' leader warned that government...
Protest action resumes in Bangkok, farmers burst into tears

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After a period of party-like harmless street blockades, anti-government protesters in Bangkok have taken action again, and this time they are supported by thousands...
Red Bull heir, Toyota chief said to support shutdown

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A leaked list of alleged supporters of the Thai anti-government movement and the Bangkok shutdown has caused a stir in Thailand. Thai-language newspaper Post...
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 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...
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...