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Thai political crisis

Thai army declares martial law, takes control of media

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Thailand's army on Tuesday morning declared martial law across the crisis-shaken country "to restore order" following months of anti-government protests that have left 28...
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...
Moody’s presents grim outlook for Thailand

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Thailand's GDP growth rates will likely slow to less than 3 per cent on average for 2014 and 2015, well below the average of...
Thai gov’t asks for more troops in Bangkok in anticipation of violence erupting

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The Thai government is to ask the army to deploy more troops in Bangkok as fears mount that the country's lengthy political crisis could...
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...
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...
Possibility of coup d’etat in Thailand

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In a new development of the Thai political crisis, Thailand's Army chief Prayuth Chan-ocha on December 26 said he "does not rule out the...
One dead, 96 injured in Thai clashes

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One policeman died in the Bangkok clashes in December 26, and at least 61 people were injured by tear gas grenades, rubber bullets and...
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...
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...
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...
Gunshots in Bangkok as protests escalate

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After nighttime clashes that left at least two dead - other sources say four - and 45 injured, gunshots were fired in Bangkok on...
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...
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...
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...
23 countries issue travel warning on Thailand

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Twenty-three countries have issued special travel advice urging citizens visiting Thailand to be cautious, the Bangkok Post reported. Thailand's foreign ministry on November 26...