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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,...
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...
Thai PM removed from office

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Thailand’s Constitutional Court on May 7 has ordered Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to step down after finding her guilty in an abuse of power...
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,...
Thailand cuts 2014 growth forecast to 2.6% from 4%

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Thailand's Finance Ministry sharply cut its growth forecast for 2014, citing the spillover effects from months of political unrest. The country's economy is projected...
New Thai Red Shirt leader prepares for ‘big battle’

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The new leader of Thailand's pro-government "red shirt" movement said on March 17 that his supporters would take to the streets in support of...
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...
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...
Yingluck promises rice payments ‘next week’

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Long-overdue government subsidy payments to farmers under the rice-pledging scheme will begin next week, Thaialnd's caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said on February 13,...
Thailand: More violence feared as farmers rally

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Thailand's National Security Council (NSC) on February 9 warned of a possible escalation in violence as rice farmers link up with anti-government protesters to...
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 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 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 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...
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...