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News: Thailand

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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Thailand: news

Thai leader in court over TV show

Monday, September 8th 2008, 8:05

Thailand's PM Samak Sundaravej says the army will not stage a coup against his government, despite weeks of street protests.
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Thai PM rules out military coup

Sunday, September 7th 2008, 7:51

Thailand's PM Samak Sundaravej says the army will not stage a coup against his government, despite weeks of street protests.
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Critics dismiss Thai referendum

Friday, September 5th 2008, 8:53

A national referendum proposed by the Thai prime minister to end the political deadlock is dismissed as a stalling tactic.
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Thai PM plans crisis referendum

Thursday, September 4th 2008, 12:51
related places: Bangkok

Thailand's prime minister announces plans to hold a referendum in an effort to defuse the ongoing political crisis.
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Thai capital stand-off continues

Wednesday, September 3rd 2008, 13:38

Protesters and the Thai government remain deadlocked, but a planned public sector strike causes little disruption.
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Bangkok under state of emergency

Tuesday, September 2nd 2008, 10:14

Thailand's prime minister imposes a state of emergency in the capital, after at least one person dies in anti-government protests.
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Can the Thai Prime Minister survive?

Tuesday, September 2nd 2008, 10:11
related places: Bangkok

The Prime Minister of Thailand Samak Sundaravej has declared a state of emergency after clashes on the streets of Bangkok. Is his future secure?
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Thai protesters vow more action

Monday, September 1st 2008, 7:34

Protesters in Thailand are vowing to take more disruptive direct action as their anti-government campaign continues.
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Thai MPs call for Samak to quit

Sunday, August 31st 2008, 22:42
related places: Bangkok

MPs in Thailand renew calls for PM Samak Sundaravej to resign, during a session to discuss anti-government protests in Bangkok.
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Thai PM Samak refuses to resign

Saturday, August 30th 2008, 14:53

Thailand's Prime Minister Samak Sundaravej says he will not resign, despite mounting anti-government protests.
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Pressure mounts on Thailand's PM

Friday, August 29th 2008, 15:00

Pressure is building on Thailand's Prime Minister Samak Sundaravej, amid spiralling protests against his rule.
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Pressure mounts on Thailand's PM

Friday, August 29th 2008, 15:00
related places: Bangkok

Pressure is building on Thailand's Prime Minister Samak Sundaravej, amid spiralling protests against his rule.
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Pressure mounts on Thailand's PM

Friday, August 29th 2008, 11:07
related places: Bangkok

Pressure is building on Thailand's PM Samak Sundaravej, as protesters calling for his resignation gain force.
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Thailand PM vows not to use force

Thursday, August 28th 2008, 8:40

The Thai PM says he will not use violent means against protesters besieging Government House, in an apparent change of heart.
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Thai protesters ordered arrested

Wednesday, August 27th 2008, 20:14
related places: Bangkok

Thai police surround the prime minister's office, to try to evict protesters who took over the building on Tuesday.
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Deep divisions

Wednesday, August 27th 2008, 14:54
related places: Bangkok

Why protesters have returned to Bangkok's streets
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Thai protesters 'want new coup'

Tuesday, August 26th 2008, 19:34
related places: Bangkok

Thai Prime Minister Samak Sundaravej accuses protesters in Bangkok of trying to provoke a coup, as a stand-off develops.
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Without a trace

Monday, August 25th 2008, 10:06

Mystery of Thai island backpacker's disappearance
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Prosecutors seek Thaksin's assets

Monday, August 25th 2008, 8:27

Prosecutors in Thailand ask the Supreme Court to seize $2.2bn (£1.2bn) in assets belonging to ousted PM Thaksin Shinawatra.
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Paedophile Glitter arrives in UK

Friday, August 22nd 2008, 9:54
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Disgraced pop singer Gary Glitter returns to the UK after serving three years in a Vietnamese jail for abusing two girls.
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Glitter refused Hong Kong entry

Thursday, August 21st 2008, 4:40
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Convicted paedophile and former pop star Gary Glitter is refused entry to Hong Kong after being deported from Thailand.
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'Heart attack' halts Glitter trip

Wednesday, August 20th 2008, 7:34
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Bangkok

Former pop star Gary Glitter's return to the UK is delayed as he said he was having a heart attack at Bangkok airport.
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Thais demand ex-PM's extradition

Tuesday, August 19th 2008, 13:51
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Bangkok

Thai protesters march to the British embassy in Bangkok to demand the extradition of former PM Thaksin Shinawatra.
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Thai-Cambodia talks on temple row

Monday, August 18th 2008, 8:51
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

Thai and Cambodian foreign ministers are to discuss the Preah Vihear dispute, a day after troops withdrew from the site.
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Court to try Thaksin in absentia

Friday, August 15th 2008, 13:58
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A corruption case against ousted PM Thaksin Shinawatra will proceed even though he has fled to the UK, a Thai court rules.
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Canadian sentenced for sex abuse

Friday, August 15th 2008, 12:41
related countries: Canada Canada

Canadian Christopher Neil is sentenced to more than three years in jail for abusing a 13-year-old boy in Thailand.
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Somali pirates 'seize Thai ship'

Thursday, August 14th 2008, 16:14
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Pirates have hijacked a Thai ship off the coast of Somalia, the International Maritime Bureau says.
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Troops 'to leave border temple'

Thursday, August 14th 2008, 9:55
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

Cambodia and Thailand reach a deal to withdraw most troops from a disputed hill-top temple, Cambodian officials say.
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Former Thai PM flees to the UK

Monday, August 11th 2008, 15:35
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Bangkok

Ousted Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra says he will not return to Thailand from the UK to answer corruption charges.
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Thais accused over new temple row

Sunday, August 3rd 2008, 9:06
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

Cambodia says Thai troops are occupying a Cambodian temple, threatening to escalate a row over a separate, disputed temple.
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In the dock

Thursday, July 31st 2008, 16:20

Ex-Thai prime minister's family checked by court
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Ex-Thai PM's wife guilty of fraud

Thursday, July 31st 2008, 7:12

The wife of Thailand's former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra is given a three-year sentence for tax fraud.
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Thai school offers third set of toilets for transsexuals

Tuesday, July 29th 2008, 23:38

The BBC's Jonathan Head visits a school in Thailand which has provided transsexual pupils with their own toilet.
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Embattled Thaksin faces new trial

Monday, July 28th 2008, 9:53

The Thai Supreme Court agrees to try Thaksin Shinawatra on fresh charges relating to his conduct while prime minister.
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Cambodian rulers claim poll win

Sunday, July 27th 2008, 14:41

The governing Cambodian People's Party is claiming victory in the country's parliamentary elections.
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Temple row 'to ease after polls'

Wednesday, July 23rd 2008, 9:29
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

A military stand-off at a border temple will ease after Cambodia's general election on Sunday, the Thai leader says.
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UN help sought over temple row

Tuesday, July 22nd 2008, 14:45
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

Cambodia asks the UN Security Council for emergency talks to resolve a stand-off with Thailand around an ancient temple.
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Troop build-up at hill-top temple

Thursday, July 17th 2008, 11:14
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

Cambodia and Thailand move more troops into an ancient border temple, as a territorial dispute enters its third day.
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Thai-Cambodia spat continues

Wednesday, July 16th 2008, 11:18
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

Cambodian and Thai officials call for dialogue as a military stand-off at an ancient border temple enters a second day.
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