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  1. June 7, 2012

    Thai amnesty bills stoke fears of upheaval

    An escalating political brawl over efforts by Thailand’s ruling party to amend the country’s constitution and facilitate the...

  2. November 17, 2011

    Thais fearful of push to pardon Thaksin

    A bitter row has broken out in Thailand over claims that the Thai government is pushing for a royal pardon for exiled former...

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    July 21, 2011

    Will Lady Luck smile on Thailand?

    By Tai Hui of Standard Chartered The certification by Thailand’s Election Commission on Puea Thai Party leader Yingluck...

  2. September 8, 2009

    Former Thai PM faces charges over crackdown

    A former Thai prime minister and police chiefs face criminal charges over their role in a bloody crackdown against...

  3. July 6, 2009

    Thai police summon ‘yellow shirt’ activists

    Thai police have summoned key figures of the country’s “yellow shirt” movement for questioning over a blockade of two major...

  4. May 26, 2009

    Thailand lowers further its GDP forecast

    Thailand has released figures indicating the economy is still heading into deep decline, prompting its economic planning...

  5. April 18, 2009

    Leader of Thai yellow-shirted protesters shot

    Sondhi Limthongkul, one of Thailand's most controversial political figures, was shot and injured in an apparent...

  6. April 17, 2009

    Thailand’s ‘yellow shirt’ leader shot

    Sondhi Limthongkul, one of Thailand’s most controversial political figures, was shot and injured in an apparent...

  7. January 31, 2009

    Protesters swarm Thai PM’s compound

    Tens of thousands of Thai anti-government protesters swarmed into the prime minister’s office compound in Bangkok on...

  8. January 31, 2009

    Divisions paralyse government

    Thailand's divisions have dominated its politics for the past three years, writes Tim Johnston . On the streets, the...

  9. January 31, 2009

    Pressures mount on new Thai PM

    Abhisit Vejjajiva took office as Thailand's prime minister last month promising political reconciliation and economic...

  10. January 30, 2009

    Pressures mount on new Thai PM

    Abhisit Vejjajiva took office as Thailand’s prime minister last month promising political reconciliation and economic...

  11. December 30, 2008

    Thai protests stop address by new PM

    Red-shirted demonstrators prevented Abhisit Vejjajiva, Thailand's new premier, from presenting his agenda to parliament...

  12. December 29, 2008

    Thai protests stop address by new PM

    Red-shirted demonstrators prevented Abhisit Vejjajiva, Thailand’s new prime minister, from presenting his agenda to...

  13. December 22, 2008

    Thai cabinet line-up could anger Thaksin's allies

    Thailand's king approved a new cabinet yesterday but political turmoil could persist as many of its members supported the...

  14. December 21, 2008

    Thai cabinet line-up draws concern

    Thailand’s king approved a new cabinet on Sunday, but political turmoil could persist as many of its members supported the...

  15. December 15, 2008

    Abhisit picked as Thailand’s new PM

    Abhisit Vejjajiva became Thailand’s third prime minister in four months yesterday. The leader of the opposition Democrat...

  16. December 8, 2008

    Protesters delay Thai Beverage listing

    Thai Beverage, Thailand’s largest producer of beer and spirits, has suspended its attempt to gain a listing on the Bangkok...

  17. December 8, 2008

    Thai Democrats claim right to rule

    Thailand's opposition Democrat party has claimed the right to form the country's next government. But few analysts believe...

  18. December 7, 2008

    Thai Democrats claim right to rule

    Thailand’s opposition Democrat party has claimed the right to form the country’s next government but few analysts believe...

  19. December 5, 2008

    Thais mark king’s birthday in sombre mood

    A week which began with the fury of anti-government protesters occupying Thailand’s biggest airport ended in a stunned...

  20. December 4, 2008

    Thai Bev revives plan to list in Bangkok

    Thailand’s largest producer of beer and spirits on Thursday revived a plan to list on the Bangkok’s stock exchange,...

  21. December 4, 2008

    Rate fillip as Thailand's airports open

    Thailand's central bank cut its benchmark one-day repurchase rate by a larger than expected 100 basis points to 2.75 per...

  22. December 3, 2008

    Airports poised to reopen after court bars PM

    Thai anti-government protesters last night pledged to end a blockade of Bangkok's two main airports after the country's...

  23. December 3, 2008

    Airports to reopen after court bars PM

    Thai anti-government protesters pledged last night to end a blockade of Bangkok's two main airports after the country's...

  24. December 3, 2008

    Anti-democracy protesters

    Gideon Rachman's blog: I am sure that if you are stuck in Bangkok airport, the theoretical implications of Thailand's...

  25. December 2, 2008

    Thai protesters end siege as PM ejected

    Thai anti-government protesters on Tuesday pledged to end a blockade of Bangkok’s two main airports after the country’s...

  26. December 1, 2008

    Thai pro-government rally fuels fears of clash

    Thousands of supporters of Thailand's government held a rally yesterday afternoon, bringing a new and combustible element...

  27. December 1, 2008

    Rally raises fears of clashes in Thailand

    Thousands of supporters of Thailand's government held a rally yesterday afternoon, bringing a new and combustible element...

  28. November 30, 2008

    Destructive PAD

    People’s power normally elicits at least a frisson of sympathy. But the antics of the People’s Alliance for Democracy –...

  29. November 30, 2008

    Thai rally fuels fears of violence

    Thousands of supporters of Thailand’s government held a rally on Sunday afternoon, bringing a new and combustible element to...

  30. November 28, 2008

    Thai PM declares state of emergency

    Thailand's prime minister has declared a state of emergency in areas surrounding two airports in Bangkok. His edict clears...

  31. November 28, 2008

    Thai PM declares state of emergency

    Thailand's prime minister has declared a state of emergency in the areas surrounding two airports in Bangkok, clearing the...

  32. November 27, 2008

    Thailand declares emergency rule at airports

    Thailand’s prime minister has declared a state of emergency in the areas surrounding two airports in Bangkok, clearing the...

  33. November 27, 2008

    Thaksin at heart of troubles

    At the root of the conflict between the People's Alliance for Democracy and the government lies Thaksin Shinawatra, a...

  34. November 27, 2008

    Thai PM rejects military's demand to resign

    Thailand's military last night stepped into the battle between the government and protesters who have seized Bangkok's...

  35. November 27, 2008

    Military steps in to end Thailand's political impasse

    Thailand's military last night stepped into the battle between the government and protesters who seized Bangkok's...

  36. November 27, 2008

    Protest takes Thai dispute to new heights

    It is somehow appropriate that the showdown last night between the forces that have for years paralysed politics in...

  37. November 26, 2008

    Thaksin trouble

    At the root of the conflict between the People’s Alliance for Democracy and the government lies Thaksin Shinawatra, a...

  38. November 26, 2008

    Thai PM rejects military’s call to resign

    Thailand’s military stepped into the battle between the government and protesters who have seized Bangkok’s international...

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