Tag Archive: Bangkok

Thailand lifts emergency rule.

Thailand is to lift its state of emergency on Wednesday, March 19, 2014, as tensions ease after weeks long anti-government protests. Anti-government protesters want Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to step down The 60-day… Continue reading

A new phase of Thai protests – Red Shirts ready to counter.

Thai Protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban consolidates his anti-government demonstrations at Bangkok’s Lumpini Park, while the Red Shirts are getting ready to start a mass campaign.  Suthep Thaugsuban said the Bangkok Shutdown campaign had served its purpose.… Continue reading

Thai rice program may be the nail in the coffin for Yingluck.

Situation in Thailand worsens amid run on the bank and fresh violence. Thailand continues to spiral towards chaos. Five people were killed in protests in recent days, while a run on a bank… Continue reading

February 2, 2014 – Tense Thai Election.

The general election got underway amid signs of disruptions at several polling stations. Fear of violence  prevails in Bangkok and Thailand, a day after gun battles between anti-government protesters and would-be voters broke out… Continue reading

Anger and violence in the Thai capital Bangkok.

Protest leader shot dead, 10 hurt. Anti-government protest leader, Suthin Taratin, leader of the People’s Army to Overthrow the Thaksin Regime, was killed yesterday afternoon while leading a blockade at a polling station for advance voting in Bang… Continue reading

Thai Goverment issues six protest edicts.

The caretaker government on Thursday issued six measures to tackle the protests, including a ban on gatherings of five people or more. Under the measures, newspapers and other media are prohibited from presenting… Continue reading

Bangkok Shutdown – Headlines for January 21, 2014.

Bangkok bomb attacks ‘carried out by one group’ One group of people is believed to have perpetrated both Friday and Sunday’s grenade attacks on anti-government protesters, police said. . Army-police rift widens Navy commander… Continue reading

Thailand – “Third-party intervention” looks more likely.

The violence will only extend Thai stalemate in Bangkok. The Thai government is likely to face a prolonged political standoff with the People’s Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) after a series of violent attacks… Continue reading

Thailand: PDRC spending more than USD 300,000 a day.

In order to be successful, a political rally does not just need a large number of demonstrators but also sufficient funds. Since the People’s Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) launched its “Bangkok shutdown” campaign,… Continue reading

Bangkok Shutdown – Photo Gallery.

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