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Bangkok, Thailand - Thai students with huge banners and caricature puppets on Saturday, February 3, delivered the latest satirical swipe at the junta's ... The watch scandal has seized a kingdom growing weary of military rule and sparked a spate of creative protests that are challenging the junta's ...
Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia should engage other palm oil producers like Indonesia and Thailand in protesting against the European Union's (EU) move to impose sanctions on palm oil imports beginning 2021. Gabungan Wawasan Generasi Felda (GWGF) chairman Tan Sri Rozali Ismail said such a move ...

Bangkok • The firebrand leader of anti-government protests that presaged Thailand's 2014 military coup was indicted on treason and terrorism charges yesterday linked to the deadly demonstrations. Suthep Thaugsuban, whose protest movement paralysed Bangkok for months and led to the toppling of ...
The Cambodia Informal economy Reinforced Association (CIERA) had planned demonstrations at the Poipet border checkpoint saying the 6,000 riel (about $1.50) vendors and transporters had to pay to cross into Thailand, in addition to informal payments made to border officials, was too much. However ...
Thailand has since been stuck in a political tailspin, marked by street protests and two military coups. It is now ... Yet the civilian strongman with authoritarian instincts remains popular, with no military coup in sight and no visible risk of "people's power" demonstrations that could dislodge him. Unlike his ...
DEL18 IMA-PROTEST-NMC BILL IMA protest against NMC bill may hit services in pvt hospitals New Delhi: healthcare services at many private ... FGN11 Iran-protests-TOLL Iran state TV: 12 killed in protests, attacks on security Tehran: At least 12 people have been killed in the ongoing protests in Iran, ...

Prayut did not make clear which factions were creating problems but, as he has in the past, he blamed the two major parties, the Democrat Party and Pheu Thai, for calling street protests against each other over the past decade. Prayut has always portrayed the junta as a neutral party that staged the military ...
Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha (R) and Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Prawit Wongsuwan before a weekly cabinet ... That wave, a turning of the popular tide known as krasae in Thai, mounted and eventually crashed into violent street protests and a bloody crackdown that ...
Bangkok -- Thailand welcomed 3 million foreign tourists in November, the tourism ministry said on Monday (Dec 25), 23.2 per cent more than the same ... than a decade of political upheavals in Thailand including several rounds of anti and pro-government street demonstrations and two military coups.
The protest started yesterday (December 20) but continued again at the same place today. The group is calling for help from local authorities, saying that the tour companies stopped hiring Thai national tour guides and hire Chinese national tour guides instead, which is illegal. They claim that, apart from being a flagrant ...
Myanmar migrant workers held a protest in front of Myanmar embassy in Bangkok on December 19. Myanmar migrant workers in Thailand held a protest in front of Myanmar embassy in Bangkok on December 19, asking officials to give protection to them. More than 800 migrant workers gathered at the ...
Labor associations staged a march on Sunday to protest the malpractices of employment agencies in Hong Kong and demand that source countries closely ... Phobsuk Gasing, a representative of the Thai migrant workers Union, urged the Hong Kong government to amend provisions of the Employment ...
Thailand's military-led government is facing growing criticism for again delaying the next general election that is supposed to return the country to civilian rule, at least nominally. ... Criticism mounted, with foreign diplomats joining a chorus of protests that included Thai NGOs and opposition groups.
The Thai military government must end its far-reaching crackdown on peaceful demonstrations, Amnesty International said today as nine activists - including the first person arrested for protesting after the military coup in 2014 - are facing criminal proceedings. They join hundreds of people who have been ...
CP All, the company that operates 7-Eleven convenience stores in Thailand, has decided to temporarily stop selling draft Leo beer from its ...
About five months ago, a vice president with King Pac headquartered in Thailand saw Zip n Store's video demonstration and contacted the ...
The Air Race 1 World Cup Thailand will return to the runway of the U-tapao ... Airport on the Royal Thai navy Base in Chonburi from November 17 to 19. ... 1 Thailand demonstration event sponsored by Chang last November.

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha met with President Donald Trump this week ... government escalated into six months of street protests.
A representative of CP All, the conglomerate that owns all Thai 7-Eleven ... Sale of alcohol is tightly regulated in Thailand, where lawmakers cite ... not against alcohol in general; he only protests overt display or sales of booze.
Thai 7-Eleven suspends draft beer sale after protest ... cease selling draft beer following protests by anti-alcohol networks on Friday, local media reported. ... Sale of alcohol is tightly regulated in Thailand, where alcohol cannot ...
The Thai Fishery Association organized a protest against the ... head of the fishery association, Thailand's fishing industry had suffered as much ...
The peaceful protest was organized by the Thai Fishery Association and ... sustained EU pressure had brought enormous trouble to Thailand's ...
Arena expects U.S. players to tell him of planned protests during anthem ... happen if someone expressed themselves in protest, if that's what that is. ... Colin Kaepernick knelt for the anthem prior to a match against Thailand, ...
Bangkok -- Former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra appears to be ... after fleeing a criminal conviction, Thailand's prime minister said Thursday, in the ... 2 Thai ex-PMs acquitted of abusing power in quelling protest .... Don Cherry calls media coverage of kneeling protests hypocritical · Oakville, ...
Thai junta says three police officers helped Yingluck Shinawatra escape ... Bangkok - Thailand's deputy junta leader has accused three police officers ... jailing Yingluck could unleash protests among her fervent supporters.
Then one fine day protest leader Sondhi Limthongkul announced that these ... of his newly launched but now defunct Thai Day newspaper -- an offer I ... to pay Airports of Thailand Plc 552 million baht in compensation for their ...
The Thai Fishery Association organized a protest against the ... head of the fishery association, Thailand's fishing industry had suffered as much ...
The peaceful protest was organized by the Thai Fishery Association and ... sustained EU pressure had brought enormous trouble to Thailand's ...
Former Thailand PM cleared of charges in deadly protests ... king, and a prominent Thai journalist was charged [JURIST reports] with sedition.
Both the Thai government and the mining company said that ... a protest," Prayuth said, referring to protests staged against Akara and its mines.
Bangkok (AFP) - Fugitive former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra ... governments linked to the clan with coups, court cases and protests.
Thailand's Ex-Leader Leaves Supporters in Limbo After Disappearing During Trial ... Officials of her party, Pheu Thai, said they had not heard from her and ... 2011, street protests by both groups paralyzed Bangkok for months.
The Thai community is preparing to organize twin protests in Los Angeles ... of two Thai students believed to be trapped in the Kings River, Thai ... a man and woman from Thailand who were attending the University of South ...
The Thai Fishery Association organized a protest against the ... head of the fishery association, Thailand's fishing industry had suffered as much ...
Philippine Senators Risa Hontiveros (L), Antonio Trillanes (3rd L), Francis Pangilinan (3rd R) and others raising a three-finger salute, as they ...
About 300 of mostly elderly people staged a protest march in Prachuab Khiri Khan province on Wednesday (Sept 20) against the delay in the ...
activists Stage Flash Protest on Anniversary of 2006 Coup ... is frequented by commuters and tourists and has become a de facto location for protests since the 2014 coup. ... "Thai people don't remember history and keep repeating it," she said. ... Photo Phriday: Take a Look at This Week's News in Thailand ...
Bangkok, Thailand (CNN) Thailand's former Prime Minister Yingluck .... "The military government have been suppressing dissent and suppressing demonstrations. ... to the streets ahead of the hearing to guard against potential protests. ... were ignoring police requests to stay in predetermined protest areas.
Photo from Thai Academic Network for civil rights. ... to the government of Thailand appealing for the withdrawal of charges against five local ... It has also outlawed protests and prohibited the political gathering of five or more ...
As the world marks International women's Day, Amnesty International recognizes the work of six distinguished women human rights activists who have faced ...
A leader of Thailand's "red shirt" opposition group was jailed for two years on Tuesday for insulting the monarchy during a street protest in 2010. The Supreme Court said it had upheld the ruling of a lower court that Yosvaris Chuklom, also a comedian ...
With this protest, the organizers are also aiming to achieve "feminism for the 99 percent," to represent the women that "lean-in feminism ignored," the women working in the formal labor market, in social reproduction and care, and the unemployed ...
Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha speaks during a news conference after a weekly cabinet meeting to announce that then Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn would ascend to the throne after revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej passed away, ...
On International women's day the president of the European Parliament hhas vowed that a Polish lawmaker will be punished for sexist comments he made last week.
As the protest against the recent decision by a Thai court that upheld death sentences for Myanmar migrant workers convicted of the murder of two British backpackers on Koh Tao, a vacation island in Thailand in 2014, Myanmar-based organizations are ...
14, 2017 photo, protesters hold cutouts of impeached President Park Geun-hye who is embroiled in a corruption scandal, during a protest in Seoul, South Korea. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File). In this Dec. 3, 2016, file photo, Indian ... Bangkok ...
Bangkok (AP) - Tossing coins in a fountain for luck is a popular superstition, but a similar belief brought misery to a sea turtle in Thailand from whom doctors have removed 915 coins. Veterinarians in Bangkok operated Monday on the female green turtle ...
Buddhist monks and protesters hold posters, Myanmar national flags and Buddhist flags as they take part in a rally against the upholding death sentences to two migrant workers by Thailand Appeals Court, in Yangon, Myanmar, 04 March 2017. Photo: Lynn ...
Reuters picBANGKOK, March 3 - More than 1,000 people marched in Thailand's insurgency-torn south today to condemn the killing of a Buddhist family, including an eight-year-old boy, as a sudden spike in violence undercuts progress in peace talks.
Church bells will ring out in protest at anti-immigrant sentiment across the world on Sunday, March 19th next, following an initiative by Church of Ireland Dean of Waterford Maria Jansson.


 

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