Latest Chamlong Srimuang Stories

2008-10-08 00:00:19

By Andrew Buncombe Two protesters killed during clashes with riot police inside parliamentary compound in Bangkok Army chief reassures public that his troops are unarmed and there is no prospect of a military coup THE PRIME Minister of Thailand was forced to scale a fence and flee in a police helicopter yesterday as thousands of protesters barricaded parliament in the latest twist in the country's seething political turmoil.

2008-10-06 09:00:20

Xinhua world news summary at 0830 GMT, Oct. 5 BAGHDAD -- Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Abu al-Gheit arrived in Baghdad on an unannounced visit on Sunday, official Iraqi television reported.

2008-10-05 12:00:08

By Associated Press BANGKOK, Thailand -- A one-time Bangkok mayor and key leader of a monthslong anti-government movement that spearheaded the ouster of a Thai prime minister was arrested today on charges of insurrection, police said.

2008-10-05 09:00:07

Thai police have arrested key opposition leader Chamlong Srimuang as part of crackdown against anti-government protesters, local media reported Sunday.

2008-09-03 06:00:08

By Seth Mydans The embattled government of Prime Minister Samak Sundaravej faced challenges both on the streets and in the courts Tuesday after declaring a state of emergency in Bangkok.

2008-09-03 00:00:08

By Kathy Marks TROOPS WERE back on the streets of Bangkok yesterday, two years after Thailand was plunged into turmoil by a military coup. But in a twist typical of labyrinthine Thai politics, the soldiers were summoned by the man who most fears an army takeover.

2008-08-27 15:00:33

Protest leaders in Thailand said they were prepared for arrest as Bangkok riot police squared off with thousands of anti-government demonstrators.

2006-04-04 09:37:45

By Nopporn Wong-Anan BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra said on Tuesday he would step down to defuse a long-running political crisis, although it remained unclear exactly when.

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.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.