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Thai authorities seriously consider a state of emergency

Thai authorities seriously consider a state of emergency

Thai authorities are “very seriously” considering a state of emergency after a weekend of violence in the capital where protesters have been trying for more than two months to bring…

Violinist Vanessa Mae is set to ski for Thailand at the Winter Olympics in Russia next month

Violinist Vanessa Mae is set to ski for Thailand at the Winter Olympics in Russia next month

Violinist Vanessa Mae is set to ski for Thailand at the Winter Olympics in Russia next month, the Thai team says. The 35-year-old former child prodigy, whose father is Thai,…

Thailand continues to operate tourist assistance measures in Bangkok

Thailand continues to operate tourist assistance measures in Bangkok

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has announced that all tourist assistance measures are still in place in Bangkok as the anti-government demonstrators’ occupation of the central downtown areas is…

Canadian man paralyzed in Chiang Mai comes back for shooter’s trial

Canadian man paralyzed in Chiang Mai comes back for shooter’s trial

A Vancouver man is flying back to Thailand, where he was shot and paralyzed, to fight for justice. Thirty five-year-old Nic Brown, a freelance writer and English teacher, was in…

Bangkok bomb attack after Suthep asks supporters to close down government offices in the south

Bangkok bomb attack after Suthep asks supporters to close down government offices in the south

As supporters of the People’s Committee for Absolute Democracy were marching yesterday on the Banthai Thong Road near the financial district in Bangkok a blast went off that is thought…

Protests in Bangkok turn nasty, Bantadthong Bomb attack victims rise to 31

Protests in Bangkok turn nasty, Bantadthong Bomb attack victims rise to 31

(Thai PBS English News, 17 Jan. 2014) The bomb attack on anti-government protesters today near Bantadthong intersection left 31 injured. Of the injured, 12 are at Ramathibodi, 8 at Hua…

Over 2kg of methamphetamine worth over7 million baht seized at Don Muang

Over 2kg of methamphetamine worth over7 million baht seized at Don Muang

Customs officials in Bangkok’s Don Muang airport arrested a woman yesterday who was carrying more than 2 kg methamphetamine worth over 7 million from China to Thailand. The arrest was…

Team instructed to arrest PDRC’s leader Suthep who is spending 12 million baht a day on protests

Team instructed to arrest PDRC’s leader Suthep who is spending 12 million baht a day on protests

Gen Adul Saengsingkaew, the National Police Chief has instructed a team to arrest Suthep Thaugsuban, the People’s Democratic Reform Committee Secretary General. Surapong Tovichakchaikul, the Deputy Prime Minister and head…

Protesting farmers block the Asian Highway

Protesting farmers block the Asian Highway

The Asian Highway will be blocked in five Northern provinces today by farmers who will protest to oust the government after they failed to make the payment they promised today.…

Hotels in the protest areas reduce rates in an attempt to lure protestors into their rooms

Hotels in the protest areas reduce rates in an attempt to lure protestors into their rooms

Hotels around the demonstrations in Bangkok have launched promotions and discounts in a hope of attracting protestors to compensate for their loss of income during the “Bangkok shutdown”. The Centara…