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    1. May 7, 2014

      Thailand’s turbulent times: Thaksin to today

      2001 – Thaksin Shinawatra elected Thailand’s prime minister on platform of spending heavily in long-neglected rural areas on...

    2. April 24, 2014

      Opposition leader warns Thailand could erupt into violence

      Both sides in Thailand’s political crisis must back down from a “showdown in May” that many fear will turn violent and...

    1. The World

      January 17, 2014

      In the Picture: Thai protests

      (CHRISTOPHE ARCHAMBAULT/AFP/Getty Images) By Toby Luckhurst There seems to be no end in sight to the protests that have...

    2. December 9, 2013

      Thai protests continue despite Yingluck calling election

      Varintip Divari made an unlikely revolutionary as she waved a placard amid the protesters around the Thai prime minister’s...

    3. December 8, 2013

      Thailand crisis deepens as opposition party quits parliament

      Thailand’s main opposition party quit parliament en masse on Sunday, tipping the country still deeper into political crisis...

    4. December 3, 2013

      Thai political veteran Abhisit Vejjajiva highlights protest contradictions

      The last time mass protests like those of the past week gripped Bangkok, Abhisit Vejjajiva was the prime minister during a...

    5. November 4, 2013

      Amnesty bill brings Thai protesters on to the streets

      Thousands of Thai protesters swarmed over main Bangkok streets on Monday, firing an early salvo against a contentious...

    6. December 6, 2012

      Thai ex-PM charged over 2010 protests

      Thai authorities charged former prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva on Thursday with giving orders to troops to use lethal...

    7. October 29, 2012

      Yingluck reshuffles Thai cabinet

      Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has consolidated her position with a sweeping cabinet reshuffle nearly 16 months...

    8. 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...

    9. The World

      April 9, 2012

      Shakespeare falls foul of Thai film censors

      It’s hard to see why a Shakespearean play about a Scottish king should be controversial in Thailand. Nevertheless, the Thai...

    10. January 18, 2012

      Yingluck accused of ‘Thaksin-isation’

      Thailand’s prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra has substantially reshuffled her cabinet in a way that critics have called a...

    11. December 18, 2011

      Thaksin issued with Thai passport

      The Thai opposition has threatened to sue senior government officials after it emerged that the government had provided...

    12. The World

      July 4, 2011

      Town v country in Thailand

      Good luck to Yingluck, she is going to need it. The electoral victory of Thailand’s Pheu Thai party, led by Yingluck...

    13. beyondbrics

      July 4, 2011

      Thai vote: Thaksin-linked stocks soar

      embed1 The relationship between the business of politics and the politics of business has always been close in Thailand, but...

    14. July 4, 2011

      Yingluck strikes Thai coalition deal

      Yingluck Shinawatra, whose party won an overwhelming victory in Thailand’s elections at the weekend, has consolidated her...

    15. July 3, 2011

      Big challenges await Yingluck

      Thailand’s peaceful elections and the promise by Abhisit Vejjajiva, the outgoing prime minister, to form a “constructive”...

    16. July 3, 2011

      Thailand’s opposition sweeps to victory

      Yingluck Shinawatra is to become Thailand’s first female prime minister after the main opposition party swept to ­victory in...

    17. July 1, 2011

      Fears of conflict after Thai poll

      When Thais go to the polls on Sunday they will be hoping for a result that will bridge the gap in a deeply divided nation....

    18. June 30, 2011

      Thai ruling party battles to win back votes

      It is 11pm on a hot Friday in Bangkok’s red light district, and Thailand’s finance minister – wearing a T-shirt and chinos –...

    19. June 26, 2011

      Investors show nerves ahead of Thai poll

      The prospect of fresh political turmoil has prompted nervous foreign investorsto dump Thai stocks ahead of next Sunday’s...

    20. June 15, 2011

      The ghost of Thaksin still haunts Thailand

      Yingluck Shinawatra, youngest sister of Thaksin Shinawatra, walks up some rickety wooden steps and on to a hastily erected...

    21. June 15, 2011

      Thai army weighs in on election debate

      Thailand’s army chief has weighed into the country’s election debate by unleashing a thinly disguised attack on the...

    22. June 14, 2011

      Full interview: Abhisit Vejjajiva

      On June 14 the FT spoke with Abhisit Vejjajiva, Thailand’s prime minister, to discuss his party’s prospects in the July 3...

    23. June 14, 2011

      Abhisit warns of threat to Thai stability

      ‘I always like to be the underdog’: Abhisit Vejjajiva, Thai prime minister, faces a tight race next month, according to...

    24. beyondbrics

      June 1, 2011

      Thailand hikes rate, prices keep rising

      embed1 In another sign that inflation continues to plague emerging market nations, Thailand’s central bank raised its policy...

    25. May 29, 2011

      Yingluck brings boost to Thai opposition

      Yingluck Shinawatra campaigns at a rally in Bangkok on Saturday When thousands of Thai opposition supporters gathered in the...

    26. May 25, 2011

      Thailand: a binary view

      Greece is to Europe what Thailand once was to Asia: a peripheral economy that took on huge debts without the corresponding...

    27. beyondbrics

      May 19, 2011

      After Thailand's elections, what next?

      Elections are supposed to solve political conflicts, not exacerbate them. Thailand’s bitter divisions are about to be tested...

    28. May 18, 2011

      Nurse’s shooting returns to fore in tense Thailand

      A year ago, as the Thai army moved in to remove thousands of anti-government demonstrators from their encampment in central...

    29. May 17, 2011

      Thaksin’s shadow falls over Thailand

      Thai politics has long been heading for a train wreck. The opposition’s decision to nominate the sister of Thaksin...

    30. May 16, 2011

      Thaksin sister picked to lead Thai opposition

      The youngest sister of Thaksin Shinawatra, the former Thai prime minister, will lead the country’s main opposition party in...

    31. FT Alphaville

      May 11, 2011

      Shooting sparks Thai election fears

      Less than 24 hours after Abhisit Vejjajiva, the Thai prime minister, dissolved parliament in preparation for what are likely...

    32. May 11, 2011

      Shooting of Thai MP sparks election fears

      A Thai policeman investigates the bullet-damaged car of Pracha Prasopdee, a lawmaker with the opposition Puea Thai party, in...

    33. May 8, 2011

      Thailand plans election in July

      Thailand’s prime minister has said he expects to hold elections on July 3, in a vote that will test the country’s bitter...

    34. February 10, 2011

      Uneasy ceasefire holds on Thai-Cambodian border

      After several days of hostilities and eleven dead, the guns along the disputed Thai-Cambodia border are now quiet. But while...

    35. The World

      January 29, 2011

      Davos man, blindsided by Egypt

      There are times when even  “masters of the universe” are reduced to impotent silence. I spent yesterday in the bubble of the...

    36. January 3, 2011

      Abhisit prepares for Thai election

      Abhisit Vejjajiva, Thailand’s prime minister, is preparing for early elections in a political contest that could reopen the...

    37. December 9, 2010

      Thai court dismisses case against ruling party

      Thailand’s Supreme Court has dismissed a second case that could have led to the dissolution of the country’s ruling Democrat...

    38. FT Alphaville

      November 29, 2010

      Thai electoral fraud case dismissed

      A Thai court has dismissed an electoral fraud case that could have seen the removal of prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva and...

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