Tag Archives: Bangkok

FACE-OFF :Thailand’s had ‘enough’ and will not tolerate Hun Sen’s behaviour

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Just as many had feared, the stormy relationship between Thailand and Cambodia was pushed to the edge yesterday when Bangkok responded to fugitive ex-PM Thaksin Shinawatra’s appointment as the neighbouring country’s economic adviser by recalling its ambassador from Phnom Penh.

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Special Report: Crowd-Control Law

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The Internal Security Act is another legal mechanism employed by the Government to tackle protests by the United Front of Democracy Against Dictatorship (UDD) on 30 August.

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Govt to impose Internal Security Act this weekend

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The cabinet on Tuesday approved the use of the Internal Security Act in Dusit district of Bangkok from Aug 29 to Sept 1 to ensure law and order during the anti-government rally of the United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD) on Sunday.

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Fooled by a fugitive and a scam artist

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Reconciliation with the red-shirts must be made a new priority for the Abhisit government

For a man who got away with a bloody campaign that ended the lives of nearly 3,000 people – in the name of a bogus “drug war” Continue reading

Thaksin has been found out, and out-manoeuvred

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The whole world realised that Thaksin had duped it all along, and many Thais were disgusted by his ability to destroy the nation in exchange for his return to power. Continue reading

Urban-terrorism tactics alienating the public

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Thaksin Shinawatra’s tactic of using urban terrorism, aimed at creating widespread rioting in Bangkok and paving the way for his return, is facing a setback. Continue reading

Red shirts act like terrorists

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The government will be within its rights to crack down on the extreme threats and tactics of the demonstrators Continue reading