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Thailand has long been polarized between between the “yellow shirts,” associated with the country's royalist, middle-class, urban elite and represented mainly by the Democrat Party, and the “red shirts” who support the Pheu Thai party and are mostly rural or working class Thais loyal to telecoms tycoon ...
THE prime minister told children visiting Government House yesterday that Thailand certainly must have democracy but one that is “Thai-style”. ... Pheu Thai will take a strong stance against an outsider,” Sudarat yesterday told Kom Khao, a website affiliated with the “red-shirt” movement. Sudarat's appeal ...

Many Pheu Thai members, particularly key red-shirt figures, want to replace Prayuth in order to hold power in such an influential region once the election process is underway. When a party can nominate only one candidate per constituency, local ex-MPs and red shirts would have to compete at their best to ...
Red-shirt core leader Nattawut Saikua turned up at the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) on Friday to demand justice for victims of the deadly ... He said the UDD has no intention of confronting the NACC or those in power, but this case involved the largest number of deaths ever in Thailand's ...
Though Yingluck has said nothing on record since leaving Thailand, her brother is known to continue regular contact with a coterie of influential red shirts and leaders of the Pheu Thai party. The Shinawatras don't need to worry about money to maintain a comfortable lifestyle, anywhere in the world.
Key opposition figure Chaturon Chaisang, from the red-shirt Pheu Thai party, believes Prayuth is plotting to receive the support of at least 250 winning candidates to be voted prime minister, including from some in a new political party still to be registered. Chaturon, a former education minister, said Thais ...

Key opposition figure Chaturon Chaisang, from the red-shirt Pheu Thai party, believes Prayuth is plotting to receive the support of at least 250 winning candidates to be voted prime minister, including from some in a new political party still to be registered.
Between them, the Pheu Thai Party -- founded by former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra -- and the opposition Democrat Party won a full 424 of the 500 ... Pro-Thaksin voters disdain Abhisit and the Democrats because of the violent suppression of the 2010 red shirt protests that took place during the ...
2017 marks another important milestone in Thai politics. Thailand entered the next phase of its political life as the magical era of King Bhumibol Adulyadej officially came to an end. The departure ... The pro-democracy wing of the pro-Shinawatra 'Red Shirt' movement has been harshly suppressed. Student ...
Several sources in the Pheu Thai Party says attempts are afoot to recruit its members to a new political party backed by members of the armed forces. Siriwat Jupamattha, a coordinator of the red-shirt United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship and a Pheu Thai member in the northern province of ...
It's also a name that has divided Thailand for more than a decade, with the devout Buddhist nation split into the pro-Thaksin Red Shirts and their Yellow Shirts opponents. Chiang Mai, a traditional Thaksin stronghold (a 2014 media report by The Australian estimated that as many as 70 per cent of Chiang ...
BANGKOK, Dec. 29 (Xinhua) -- In 2017, Thailand, the global tourist destination hub and the second-largest economy in Southeast Asia, has gone through several transitions. The cremation ceremony of late King Bhumibol Adulyadej was held in October and Thai people bid their final farewell to the revered ...
Thailand and Laos agreed on Thursday to increase bilateral cooperation against people threatening the other's security, the defence spokesman said. ... from Laos to locate fugitive red-shirt hardliner and lese majeste suspect Wuthipong "Kotee" Kochathamakun and prevent his group criticising the Thai ...
The editor clearly revealed his/her bias in writing Yingluck Shinawatra was “forced” into exile – she actually ran away in a police car – and also helped show why Thailand is struggling. I assume the editor knows the distinction between exile and self-imposed exile and, therefore, by using “exile”, willingly ...
BANGKOK, Dec. 14 (Xinhua) -- Thailand's Red Shirt leader Jatuporn Prompan was sentenced by the Supreme Court to one year in prison here on Thursday on defamatory charges against former prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva. The Supreme Court ruled Jatuporn, leader of the United Front for Democracy ...
During the political turmoil caused by the stand-off between supporters of the red shirt and yellow shirt movements, this ratio was only nine times, he said. Thai investors still prefer stocks to bonds, given the low returns on debt instruments, Pipat said. Other markets around the world also surged yesterday, ...
Five people accused by Thailand's military junta of hoarding military weapons were charged on Thursday. ... The other three accused are political activists in the so-called “Red Shirt” movement associated with the Shinawatras that was bitterly opposed by the Bangkok elites including the military.

The other suspects are former PM's Office minister and red-shirt leader Jakrapob Penkair, 50; Jakkarin Ruangsakwichit, 52; Chaiwat Polpho, 49, aka Peak Kalamae, and Somjet ... The house also served as an office space for Thai Max Group Co owned by Mr Wuthipong, Pol Gen Srivara said Thursday.
The weapons, they said, were linked to the red-shirt movement, implying that the group is arming in preparation for attacks on political targets. ... The weapons found in Bang Nam Priao reportedly came from the same batch as the weapons the five allegedly distributed to red shirts during the 2014 protests.
A senior Cambodian military official has denied a Thai red-shirt leader wanted in connection with alleged arms deals is hiding in Cambodia, as reported in Thai media. Thailand is set to issue an arrest warrant for five people including Jakrapob Penkair, a former minister in Thaksin Shinawatra's government ...
Wattana Sapwichian, 53, who has been linked to a large cache of military weapons reportedly found in Chachoengsao's Bang Nam Priao district last week, will be brought to court as authorities apply for his first detention period on Thursday, deputy national police chief Pol General Srivara ...
Last week, police revealed the discovery of weapons that were presumed to belong to the red-shirt figure due to the serial numbers found on them. Wutthipong fled to Laos in 2014 after the coup but his current whereabouts are unknown. There were reports a few months ago that he had been abducted and ...
AFTER THE discovery of a cache of military-grade weapons was met with public scepticism as a possible ploy to maintain political restrictions and perhaps further delay the election, the junta yesterday linked the cache to well-known red-shirt leaders. Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha and the ...
At a press conference on Wednesday evening, he linked the weapons cache to an extremist political group led by prominent red shirt Wuttipong “Ko Tee” ... The serial numbers also resemble those on weapons found during a January 15, 2014, protest at the Thai Meteorological Department in Bang Na, ...
In Thailand, the linking of little fingers is often used to show reconciliation, as well as a gesture of promise. Lieutenant General Kongcheep explained that a female character was chosen to represent the "gender of non-violence", white clothes to show "purity" and a red heart meaning "all Thais come ...
On Monday, during the government-sponsored “Thailand Moves Forward” programme, Sansern mentioned clashes between protesters and security ... with red-shirt protesters, Sansern made public a diagram purporting to show a plot against the monarchy, accusing many Pheu Thai Party members, ...
Red-shirt leader Nattawut Saikuar shows no excitement about an idea of the Pheu Thai and Democrat parties against an outsider prime ...
Kalin Sarasin, chairman of the Thai Chamber of Commerce (TCC), ... Stanley Kang, chairman of the Joint Foreign Chambers of Commerce in Thailand, ... Tida Tawornseth, leader of the red-shirt United Front for Democracy ...
The Dusit became a fixture of Bangkok's social life for Thailand's old, ... But this Thai icon is facing the same fate as landmarks in many other ...
For Thailand to arrive in the 21st century, it needs to reconcile the ... So far in the 21st century, all we can see in Thai politics is ... For the disparate and disorganised red shirts, they will now think that their time has come.
Not long after she arrived to the Wat Thai Temple in Los Angeles, people started ... After a year of national mourning, the body of Thailand's beloved King ... groups, referred to colloquially as the red shirts and the yellow shirts.
Experience Thailand ... Maj-Gen Songklod raises profile following Thai Nation's Power ... in Khon Kaen's Muang district, a red-shirt hotbed in the Northeast. ... opened, this time in Udon Thani, another hotbed of the red shirts.
Thai junta firmly in command after year of mourning for king ... BANGKOK—Thailand's military government has emerged from the year of ... with trepidation by many Thais who feared greater instability without a traditional unifying figure. ... Thaksin's rural and working class “Red Shirt” supporters easily won ...
... by many Thais who feared greater instability without a traditional unifying figure. ... Thaksin's rural and working class "Red Shirt" supporters easily won every election ... figure in the Thaksin-allied Pheu Thai party that was ousted in a 2014 coup. ... Streckfuss, who is based in Thailand's northeast, said an election next year ...
Thailand's military government has emerged from the year of official ... with trepidation by many Thais who feared greater instability without a traditional unifying figure. ... Thaksin's rural and working class “red shirt” supporters easily won ... the Thaksin-allied Pheu Thai party that was ousted in a 2014 coup.
Thailand's military government has emerged from the year of official mourning for ... with trepidation by many Thais who feared greater instability without a ... Thaksin's rural and working class "Red Shirt" supporters easily won ...
Smoke rises during the royal cremation of Thailand's late King Bhumibol ... Overseas, Thais watched live on YouTube, including Thai embassies ... has begun to appear by official edict – including yellow shirts and red shirts.
Overseas, Thais watched live on YouTube channels, including Thai embassies worldwide, according to ... Including yellow shirts and red shirts.
Thailand faces a series of uncertainties in the aftermath of King Bhumibol ... procession and royal cremation ceremony of late Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej, seen ... Over the past year, red shirt opposition forces have exercised restraint, ... period is over, and that red shirts will mobilise to demand elections.
How the West Is Trying to Recreate Myanmar's Crisis in Thailand. By Tony ... street front, the United Front for Democracy Against Dictatorship (UDD or “red shirts”). .... For most Thais, the notion of Islamophobia is another facet of intolerance ... The comments are filled with Muslim-bashing messages in Thai.
... TV24 People Station, a red-shirt affiliated news channel, reported on ... a coup that ousted the Pheu Thai-led government in May 2014.
Thailand will hold elections in November next year, Thai Prime Minister Prayut ... Many UDD activists, also called "red shirts", support the Puea Thai party, ... Thais are now preparing for the cremation of the late King Bhumibol ...
The head of Thailand's military junta announced Tuesday that the country ... gave rise to the pro-Thaksin Red Shirts, whose ranks included the ...
Thailand's fugitive former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra assigned his ... a red-shirt movement affiliate news channel, reported on Monday.
His contributions as a Thai historian had a great impact on many, both ... civilian factions struggled to establish democracy in Thailand after the 1932 Siamese Revolution that ended the absolute monarchy. ... He showed staunch support for the red shirts during the 2010 ... "I admit I'm a red-shirt academic.
A 'Red Shirt' supporter holds a picture of of ousted former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra while waiting for the verdict in a negligence ...
Abhisit urges red shirts not to turn fatalities in 2010 crackdown into 'political game' ... Relatives of some of those killed in the crackdown against red-shirt ... tabled by then-Pheu Thai MPs and supported by the Yingluck Shinawatra-led ... 'Most hated German in Thailand' denied boarding a THAI flight to Laos.
Thailand's media has since been consumed guessing how Yingluck, who has ... and Yingluck's “Red Shirt” pressure group could tilt the country back .... strong role in consolidating the new reign and Thaksin's Red Shirts' past ...
Red-shirt members stepped up pressure Monday on the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NAAC) to revive a probe against ex-prime ...
Nattawut Saikuar, a leading member of the red-shirt United Front for ... He noted the red shirts would work on the issue in line with the law and ...


 

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