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We have started to collect the most important news related to Thailand in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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VIDEO: 'Red shirts' rally in Bangkok

Saturday, April 5th 2014, 19:16
related places: Bangkok

Thousands of people have gathered on the outskirts of Bangkok for a two-day rally in support of Thailand's caretaker prime minister, Yingluck Shinawatra.
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Thai 'red shirts' warn of civil war

Saturday, April 5th 2014, 18:03

Leaders of Thailand's pro-government "red shirt" movement warn that any bid to oust Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra could trigger a civil war.
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VIDEO: World War Two bomb kills seven in Bangkok

Thursday, April 3rd 2014, 2:07
related places: Bangkok

A suspected World War Two bomb has exploded in a Bangkok scrap yard, killing at least seven people and injuring 19.
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Seven dead in Bangkok scrap blast

Wednesday, April 2nd 2014, 9:53
related places: Bangkok

At least seven people are killed and 19 injured as a suspected World War Two bomb explodes in a scrap metal warehouse in the Thai capital.
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Protesters restart Bangkok rallies

Saturday, March 29th 2014, 7:32
related places: Bangkok

Thousands of protesters in Thailand resume demonstrations demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.
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Missing jet: '300 objects' spotted

Thursday, March 27th 2014, 12:19
related countries: India India, Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Malaysia Malaysia

A Thai satellite appears to show images of up to 300 objects in a south Indian Ocean zone being searched for missing Malaysian flight MH370.
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Thailand bus crash kills 30 people

Tuesday, March 25th 2014, 7:24

A bus crash in northern Thailand has killed at least 30 people and injured 22 others, Thai authorities say.
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Thai court rules election invalid

Friday, March 21st 2014, 10:32

Thailand's Constitutional Court rules the 2 February general election invalid, amid ongoing political stalemate in the country.
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Everton extend shirt deal with Chang

Friday, March 21st 2014, 9:15

English Premier League club Everton agrees a three-year extension to its shirt sponsorship deal with Thai beer firm Chang.
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China widens ship search for plane

Wednesday, March 19th 2014, 10:16
related countries: China China, Malaysia Malaysia

China deploys ships to new search areas, as Thailand says its radars may have tracked the missing Malaysia Airlines plane shortly after it lost contact.
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Thailand to lift emergency rule

Tuesday, March 18th 2014, 8:40

Thailand is to lift its state of emergency on Wednesday, as tensions ease following weeks of anti-government protests, officials say.
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Chris Tarrant suffers 'mini-stroke'

Wednesday, March 12th 2014, 11:43
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Bangkok, London

Broadcaster Chris Tarrant had a "mini-stroke" while flying from Bangkok to London earlier this month from which he is now recovering in hospital, his manager confirms.
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Bank of Thailand cuts rates to 2%

Wednesday, March 12th 2014, 9:15

The Bank of Thailand cuts its benchmark interest rate by 0.25 percentage points to 2% - the lowest level in three years - amid continuing political turmoil.
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Where is Thailand heading after protests?

Friday, March 7th 2014, 1:09

Where is Thailand headed after four months of protests?
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Polls close in Thai general election

Sunday, March 2nd 2014, 10:28

Poor turnout is reported in elections in five Thai provinces unable to hold polls in last month's election because of anti-government protests.
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Students killed in Thai bus crash

Friday, February 28th 2014, 7:35

A bus crash in eastern Thailand kills at least 15 people, including 13 students, Thai authorities say.
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VIDEO: Support for Thai PM despite charges

Thursday, February 27th 2014, 15:50

Thailand's embattled prime minister has sent her lawyers to an anti-corruption panel to hear charges of negligence over a government rice subsidy scheme.
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Thai PM faces negligence charges

Thursday, February 27th 2014, 9:26

Thailand's embattled prime minister sends her lawyers to an anti-corruption panel to hear charges of negligence over a rice subsidy scheme.
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Thai crisis: 'No army intervention'

Monday, February 24th 2014, 6:56
related places: Bangkok

Thailand's army chief says the military will not intervene with force in the political crisis, as the death toll from a blast in Bangkok rises to three.
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Deadly attacks hit rallies in Thailand

Sunday, February 23rd 2014, 15:32

A bomb kills two people near a protest site in a busy shopping district of Bangkok, hours after a deadly gun attack on a rally in eastern Thailand.
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Thai PM denies corruption charge

Thursday, February 20th 2014, 12:59

Thailand's Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra denies charges of corruption over a large government-run rice purchase scheme.
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Thai police clash with protesters

Tuesday, February 18th 2014, 18:33

At least four people are killed and dozens injured in violence that erupted as Thai police began clearing protest sites in the capital, Bangkok.
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VIDEO: Anti-government protests in Thailand

Monday, February 17th 2014, 16:00
related places: Bangkok

Anti-government protesters in Thailand have retaken parts of the old royal quarter in Bangkok that were reclaimed last week by the police.
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Thai poll talks amid fresh protests

Monday, February 17th 2014, 8:20

Thai officials meet to discuss how to complete the country's elections, as anti-government protesters rebuild barricades outside government buildings.
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VIDEO: US marines eat scorpions for training

Saturday, February 15th 2014, 21:22
related countries: United States United States

A group of US marines learn how to survive in the jungle as part of the annual Thai-led Cobra Gold multi-national military exercises.
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VIDEO: Thai police clear key protest site

Friday, February 14th 2014, 13:52
related places: Bangkok

Police have been deployed in Bangkok to retake some sites occupied by protesters since they started their anti-government campaign in November.
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Thai police clear some protest sites

Friday, February 14th 2014, 9:18

Police deploy in the Thai capital to clear some of the sites occupied by protesters since they kicked off their anti-government campaign.
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Thailand deports Rohingyas to Burma

Thursday, February 13th 2014, 16:27
related countries: Burma Burma

Officials in Thailand say that Rohingya Muslims who were held at detention centres have been sent back to Burma.
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Thai court rejects bid to annul poll

Wednesday, February 12th 2014, 14:35

Thailand's constitutional court rejects an opposition request to annul the 2 February election, citing insufficient grounds.
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Senior Thai protest leader arrested

Monday, February 10th 2014, 14:57
related places: Bangkok

Thai police detain a senior protest leader in the capital, Bangkok, in the first such arrest since anti-government rallies erupted in November.
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Thailand court bid to annul election

Tuesday, February 4th 2014, 14:06

Thailand's main opposition party has petitioned the Constitutional Court to annul Sunday's general election.
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China cancels Thailand rice deal

Tuesday, February 4th 2014, 8:22
related countries: China China

China cancels a contract to buy more than a million tonnes of rice, Thailand says, amid an investigation into PM Yingluck's rice purchase scheme.
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VIDEO: Thailand voting 'to take time'

Monday, February 3rd 2014, 16:37

Thai election officials have warned that it could take several weeks to re-stage voting in areas where Sunday's election was disrupted by protesters.
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Thailand voting 'to take time'

Monday, February 3rd 2014, 12:56

Thai officials warn it could take weeks to re-stage voting disrupted by protesters, while former PM Abhisit Vejjajiva says the government has lost people's trust.
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VIDEO: Thugs chase off votes in Bangkok

Sunday, February 2nd 2014, 22:59

Protests have disrupted Thailand's general election, halting voting in parts of Bangkok and the south, but officials say that 89% of polling stations operated normally.
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VIDEO: Thai PM: 'Election is right way'

Sunday, February 2nd 2014, 16:36
related places: Bangkok

Anti-government protesters in Thailand have disrupted voting in some constituencies in Bangkok and in the south of the country in a general election that was boycotted by the main opposition party.
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