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Thai minister rejects televised talks proposal – gulfnews.com

gulfnews.comBangkok: A senior Thai minister rejected a proposal for talks from the leader of an anti-government protest movement on Friday as demonstrators rallied at ministries to put pressure on Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to step down. Protest leader Suthep …Paradise lost in Thailand’s political turmoilBrisbane TimesThai EC says PM, Suthep’s willingness to talk a good […]

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Shinawatra to miss anti-graft hearing – The News International

The News InternationalPrime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is fighting for her political survival as pressure mounts on several fronts — in the streets, the courts and from the National Anti-Corruption Commission. Thailand’s premier is set to skip an anti-corruption panel hearing on …Thai anti-government protesters target PM again despite hint of talksReuters UKThai anti-graft body to […]

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Thai Prime Minister’s Supporters Plan Volunteer Militias — Update – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalIt has been more than a week since Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra was last seen in Thailand’s capital, and now war drums are sounding in the north of the country as frustrations grow with the marathon antigovernment protests in Bangkok. Ms. Yingluck …Thai PM faces negligence charges as protest leader broaches talksReutersThai PM […]

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Thai government supporters vow to ‘deal with’ Bangkok protesters – Reuters

ReutersBANGKOK (Reuters) – Supporters of Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra promised on Sunday to get tough with anti-government protesters paralyzing parts of Bangkok, raising tension in a protracted crisis hours after a deadly attack on a protest rally.One Killed, At Least 34 Injured at Rally in ThailandWall Street JournalChild among three killed in attack on […]

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Thai Police Clashes With Protesters in Bangkok Leave Three Dead – Bloomberg

BloombergThailand’s opposition edged a step forward in legal efforts to oust Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, as clashes between anti-government protesters and police in Bangkok killed three people and wounded at least 63. Protesters fired guns and threw a …Thai police retake rally sites, three killed in clashXinhua3 dead after Thai police clash with anti-government protesters […]

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Thai riot police, protesters, face each other at government headquarters – The Star Online

The Star OnlineSoldiers stands guard at the temporary office of Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra during a protest in Bangkok February 17, 2014. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom. BANGKOK (Reuters) – Lines of Thai riot police confronted anti-government protesters …Defiant Thai protesters besiege government buildingsTimes of IndiaThai Protests Heat Up, Hurting Economy: 2nd UpdateWall Street JournalDefiant Thai protesters […]

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Thai PM under siege, lengthy protests take toll on economy – Reuters

ReutersBANGKOK (Reuters) – Protesters seeking to oust Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra surrounded Thai government headquarters on Monday in response to police efforts to clear them from the streets, as farmers besieged her temporary office to demand …Thai Farmers Put Pressure on PM Over Rice PaymentsABC NewsThailand protesters besiege temporary government HQThe GuardianAngry farmers besiege Thai […]

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Thailand election: Country goes to polls – BBC News

BBC NewsMillions of Thais are voting in a general election boycotted by the opposition and blighted by protests. Anti-government protesters say they will disrupt voting across Thailand and continue their campaign to force Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to quit.Thailand votes: Polls open after violent clashes in Bangkok’s Laksi districtABC OnlineThailand braces for tense national electionHouston […]

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Thai poll: Several wounded in Bangkok pre-election shooting – BBC News

BBC NewsAt least six people have reportedly suffered gunshot wounds in the Thai capital, Bangkok, amid anti-government clashes ahead of Sunday’s election. The violence erupted during a stand-off between supporters and opponents of Prime Minister Yingluck …Gunmen open fire in protests ahead of Thailand’s national electionCNN6 injuried in clashes between protesters and pro-government supporters in […]

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Thai protest leader asks for military protection – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning HeraldBangkok: Anti-government protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban has asked for the protection of Thailand’s powerful military after a protest leader was shot dead and the besieged government of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra signalled a tougher stand …Thai anti-government protester killed, adds to doubts over electionReutersDefying emergency rule, Thai protesters padlock polling stations in Bangkok […]

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Thai prime minister struggles to stay in power – USA TODAY

USA TODAYBANGKOK (AP) — From inside her “war room” in a temporary office at the Defense Ministry, Thailand’s beleaguered Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is watching television feeds of flag-waving protesters trying to bring down her government.Thai Protestors Attempt To Topple Government With Bangkok ShutdownGetty ImagesThai protesters to intensify stir despite deadly blastThe HinduAnti-govt protesters march […]

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Thai PM Yingluck probed over ‘corrupt rice subsidy scheme’ – BBC News

BBC NewsThailand’s official anti-corruption commission says it is investigating Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra in connection with the government’s controversial rice subsidy scheme. The policy guarantees Thai rice farmers a much higher price than on the global …Thai anti-graft panel to probe PM YingluckAFPAre Thailand’s antigovernment protests waning?Christian Science MonitorThailand’s red shirts ponder next moveChannel News […]

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Thai Protest Leaders Threaten to Detain Yingluck – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalAntigovernment protesters hold Thai national flags during a protest outside the Custom Department office in Bangkok on Tuesday. Reuters. BANGKOK—Thailand’s protest leaders are thinking up new ways to force Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra from …Thailand crisis: Polls to proceed despite protestsBBC NewsThai PM refuses to step down as Bangkok shutdown continuesABC OnlineThailand’s political […]

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Thai Protest Leaders Threaten to Take Yingluck Hostage — Update – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalAntigovernment protesters hold Thai national flags during a protest outside the Custom Department office in Bangkok on Tuesday. Reuters. BANGKOK—Thailand’s protest leaders are thinking up new ways to force Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra from …Thai prime minister insists she won’t resignUSA TODAYThailand anti-government protesters continue effort to ‘shut down’ BangkokCNNThai protests: Coup talk […]

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Thai protesters start Bangkok “shutdown” in bid to topple PM – Reuters

ReutersBANGKOK (Reuters) – Thousands of anti-government protesters began a blockade at major intersections in Bangkok on Monday as they sought to paralyze Thailand’s capital, stepping up pressure on Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to resign. Police and …Bangkok Shutdown: Protesters Gather at Key IntersectionsTIMEThai Protesters Block Roads in Bid to Shut CapitalABC NewsThai Opposition Protesters Launch […]

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Thai police clash with protesters over elections – BBC News

BBC NewsThai security forces in the capital have fired tear gas at protesters who were trying to prevent parties from registering for February’s elections. Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra called a snap election after weeks of protests that demanded an unelected …Thai police officer killed in clashes in BangkokHouston ChronicleClashes break out as Thai protesters try […]

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Thai police use tear gas as protesters storm poll venue – ABC Online

ABC OnlinePolice in Thailand have fired tear gas at anti-government protesters who stormed a stadium in Bangkok to try to prevent political parties from registering for the upcoming elections. Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has faced weeks of mass street rallies …Protesters reject Thai PM reform plan, threaten pollIndian ExpressRocks, tear gas fly as Thai protests […]

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Thailand: Leader Seeks to Slow Protests – New York Times

New York TimesThe Thai prime minister on Wednesday proposed the formation of a reform council to mollify a protest movement seeking to topple her government, but her opponents immediately rejected her idea. Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said the council would …Protesters reject Thai PM reform plan, threaten pollIndian ExpressProtest-hit Thailand prolongs security lawPakistan Daily TimesRocks, […]

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Thai Antigovernment Protesters Stage Mass Rally – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalThai antigovernment protesters gathering during a rally outside Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra’s residence on Dec. 22. Associated Press. BANGKOK—Large crowds of protesters spilled out onto the streets of Thailand’s capital Sunday in a bid to force …Thai protesters stage new mass rally in BangkokUSA TODAYThai Protesters Surround Yingluck’s House as She Tours NorthBloombergTens […]

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Thai military backs elections despite links to opposition – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning HeraldBangkok: Thailand’s powerful military has declared its support for elections set for February in a blow to the country’s protest movement that has crippled the government of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. But top military commander Thanasak …Thai military chief rebuffs appeal for interventionTimes of IndiaProtest leaders outline their aimsHerald ScotlandThai protest leader wants […]

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Thai protesters outline reform agenda at military meeting – ABC Online

ABC OnlineLeaders of the protest movement trying to overthrow the Thai government have outlined their aims at an armed forces seminar on Saturday. The country’s military – which can make or break any attempt to remove Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra from office …High society hits the streets as prominent Thais join protestsReutersThailand’s self-exiled ex-PM may […]

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Thailand’s Yingluck Shinawatra Proposes Referendum – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalDemocrat leader and former Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva speaks along with his party members in Bangkok on Sunday. Associated Press. BANGKOK—Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Sunday proposed a referendum to decide her political …Thai crisis deepens as opposition quits parliamentTimes of IndiaYingluck Offers to Hold Thai Referendum on Unelected CouncilBusinessweekThai opposition Democrat […]