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Thai junta leader stacks Cabinet with military men
by Thanyarat Doksone - September 1, 2014 - 4:48am
The general who transitioned from Thailand's junta leader to prime minister has awarded key Cabinet posts to his trusted allies from the armed forces, the latest in a series of moves that critics say will prolong...
Thai army chief: elections could occur in 1 year
by Thanyarat Doksone - May 31, 2014 - 4:10am
The head of the military junta that took control of Thailand in a coup last week said Friday that elections may not occur for more than a year because peace and reforms must be achieved first.
Thailand's junta bans all anti-coup protests
by Thanyarat Doksone - May 30, 2014 - 8:58am
More than 1,000 Thai troops and police sealed off one of Bangkok's busiest intersections Thursday to prevent a planned protest, as authorities said they would no longer allow any demonstrations against last week's...
Thailand's junta bans all anti-coup protests
by Thanyarat Doksone - May 30, 2014 - 5:01am
More than 1,000 Thai troops and police sealed off one of Bangkok's busiest intersections Thursday to prevent a planned protest, as authorities said they would no longer allow any demonstrations against last week's...
Thai protesters give ultimatum, intensify rallies
by Thanyarat Doksone - May 9, 2014 - 1:30pm
Thousands of protesters marched through the Thai capital on Friday to show that the prime minister's ouster by a court ruling is not enough, and warned they will retaliate if their demands for the government's complete...
Court forces out Thai prime minister, part of her Cabinet
by Thanyarat Doksone - May 7, 2014 - 4:04pm
Thailand's prime minister was ordered to step down Wednesday along with part of her Cabinet after the Constitutional Court found her guilty in an abuse of power case, pushing the country deeper into political t...
Thailand's Red Shirts brace for 'judicial coup'
by Thanyarat Doksone - April 9, 2014 - 6:04am
On a scorching afternoon in northeast Thailand, about 1,000 black-clad supporters of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra clenched their fists and punched imaginary opponents with forceful uppercuts.
Thai court hands embattled PM new challenge
by Thanyarat Doksone - April 3, 2014 - 6:00am
Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is facing another legal challenge that could remove her from office after a court announced yesterday it will hear a case accusing her of misconduct for transferring a key...
Army checkpoints in Bangkok get flowery makeover
by Thanyarat Doksone - March 8, 2014 - 5:11am
Military checkpoints set up in Thailand's capital to keep security during the country's political unrest are getting a makeover in a bid to project a kinder, gentler image, the army said Friday.
Thai protest leader places conditions on talks
by Thanyarat Doksone - February 28, 2014 - 3:00am
The leader of Thailand's anti-government protest movement said Thursday he is willing to negotiate to end the country's political crisis, if the prime minister is willing to talk with him live, one-to-one, on every...
Thai farmers put pressure on PM over rice payments
by Thanyarat Doksone - February 18, 2014 - 5:08am
Hundreds of disgruntled Thai farmers breached razor-wire barricades outside the prime minister's temporary office yesterday to protest the government's delayed payments from last year's rice crops.
Thailand's flagship rice buying policy turns sour
by Thanyarat Doksone - February 7, 2014 - 4:11am
An ambitious rice buying program that Thailand's ruling party hoped would aid millions of its poor rural supporters may instead help bring down the increasingly cornered government.
Thai conflict: 2 powerful sides, many in middle
by Thanyarat Doksone - January 17, 2014 - 8:00am
There is a lot of talk in Thailand about "the people" and what they want.
Thai protest leader meets PM after street clashes
by Thanyarat Doksone - December 2, 2013 - 8:41am
The leader of Thailand's anti-government protests said unexpectedly that he had met the prime minister Sunday after daylong clashes between his supporters and police but defiantly told her he would accept nothing...
Police fire tear gas at protesters in Bangkok
by Thanyarat Doksone - December 1, 2013 - 2:00pm
Riot police in the Thai capital have fired tear gas at protesters trying to force their way into the prime minister's office compound and Bangkok police headquarters.
Thai protesters padlock state-run offices
by Thanyarat Doksone - November 30, 2013 - 4:40pm
Anti-government protesters in Thailand placed symbolic padlocks on the doors of several state-run offices Saturday, continuing a weeklong campaign to paralyze the administration of Yingluck Shinawatra.
Thai protesters call for nationwide uprising
by Thanyarat Doksone - November 27, 2013 - 1:34pm
Protesters vowing to topple Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra took to the streets for a fourth straight day on Wednesday, declaring they would take over "every ministry" of the government. The brash threat...
Thai protesters call for nationwide uprising
by Thanyarat Doksone - November 26, 2013 - 5:09pm
Protesters in Thailand forced the closure of several government ministries Tuesday and vowed to take control of state offices nationwide in a bid to oust Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, escalating the biggest...
Thai protesters enter Finance Ministry compound
by Thanyarat Doksone - November 25, 2013 - 3:40pm
Thai protesters have entered the Finance Ministry compound in the country's capital in an escalating anti-government campaign to topple the government of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.
Potbellied Thai police officers sent to boot camp
by Thanyarat Doksone - July 6, 2013 - 12:16am
On a break from fighting crimes and handling traffic jams, potbellied policemen in Bangkok are combatting another enemy: obesity.
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