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2008-09-08 06:00:09

Text of report in English by Thai newspaper Bangkok Post website on 8 September [Report by Komsan Tortermvasana, Srisamorn Phoosuphanusorn: "Spreading the word"] Activists' use of digital devices is changing the rules of the political game, for better or worse, report Komsan Tortermvasana and Srisamorn Phoosuphanusorn In any political conflict, media are always exploited as a tool for one side to attack the other.

2008-09-03 09:00:28

Anti-gov't protesters storm Thai southern airports despite emergency decree BANGKOK, Sept.

2008-08-31 09:00:21

Text of report in English by Thai newspaper Bangkok Post website on 31 August [Unattributed report from the "Breaking News" section Resort airports reopen at Phuket, Krabi] Protesters dispersed and authorities reopened the airports at Phuket and Krabi in the South on Sunday, Airports of Thailand announced.

2008-08-31 09:00:16

By SUTIN WANNABOVORN By Sutin Wannabovorn The Associated Press BANGKOK, Thailand Thailand's prime minister vowed Saturday that he would not resign, even as pressure mounted with anti-government protesters occupying his headquarters for a fifth day Saturday and disrupting rail and air service.

2008-08-30 12:00:09

By Grant Peck Associated Press BANGKOK, Thailand -- Thai police fired tear gas at thousands of right-wing protesters besieging their headquarters Friday, while demonstrators outside the capital disrupted air and rail service in a growing campaign to unseat the prime minister.

2006-08-07 03:20:59

By Nopporn Wong-Anan BANGKOK (Reuters) - Embattled Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra kicked off his campaign on Monday for a general election re-run, handing out cows and land deeds in Thailand's poorest region.

2006-07-12 03:37:30

By Pracha Hariraksapitak BANGKOK (Reuters) - Leaders of a campaign to oust Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra decided on Wednesday not to resume street protests until revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej has recovered from a cracked rib.

2006-07-07 04:33:16

By Pracha Hariraksapitak BANGKOK (Reuters) - Leaders of a campaign seeking to oust Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra said on Friday they would resume street protests on July 14 to force the embattled leader to resign.

2006-04-07 04:10:23

By Rosalind Russell BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand's ruling party wants to invoke the "spirit" of the constitution rather than its exact letter to break a deadlock caused by the opposition's election boycott, Foreign Minister Kantathi Suphamongkhon said on Friday.

2006-04-06 21:56:13

By Darren Schuettler BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra's decision to step aside after a snap election left him unable to form a new government has let some steam out of a seven-month political crisis, but the drama is far from over.

Word of the Day
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.