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2011-06-21 08:32:00

LONDON, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A lawyer representing Thailand's Red Shirt pro-democracy movement has criticized a move by Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva to hold an election campaign rally at the Ratchaprasong intersection in Bangkok, the site of mass killings of protesters by the Army in May 2010. "It's not only a profound insult to the victims and survivors, Prime Minister Abhisit is flaunting his denial of responsibility for this atrocity in an attempt to provoke Red Shirts...

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2010-04-03 07:00:00

Southeast Asian leaders are set to lean on China during talks as controversy builds over the cause of the shrinking lower Mekong River.

2009-03-02 11:10:22

Member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations vowed to reject protectionist policies during the economic crisis. The group concluded a summit Sunday declaring their intent to cooperate during the global economic downturn, Xinhua, the official Chinese news agency, reported Monday. The meeting opened with a call for cooperation.

2009-01-16 14:45:31

Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva was met Friday at the country's Teacher's Council by protesters performing a cursing ritual. About a dozen members of the Sanam Luang Democracy Group, an apparent splinter group of the United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship, roasted chilis and salt outside

2008-09-01 06:00:20

By Matt Williams BRITISH travellers in Thailand were last night being warned to avoid large gatherings amid the threat of escalating violence and further airport blockades.

2006-06-27 03:22:26

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai prosecutors voted unanimously on Tuesday to ask the Constitutional Court to disband Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra's ruling party and the opposition Democrat Party for violating election laws.

2006-04-04 08:21:24

By Nopporn Wong-Anan BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra will announce on Tuesday that he is taking a "political break" to try to resolve a long-running crisis over opponents' demands for his resignation, an aide said.

2006-04-04 07:17:39

By Nopporn Wong-Anan BANGKOK (Reuters) - Opponents of Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra said on Tuesday they would stop street protests and take part in a new election if he quit immediately.

2006-04-04 05:05:08

By Nopporn Wong-Anan BANGKOK (Reuters) - Opponents of Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra said on Tuesday they would stop street protests and take part in a new election if he quit immediately.


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