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Thailand red shirts attack protesters in Chiang Mai

07-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Freedistrict | 6:00 AM

Thailand: red shirts attack protesters in Chiang Mai – Anti-government protesters were intercepted and attacked by red shirt supporters in the northern Thai city of [...]
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Thai tensions to rise as power struggle intensifies

Thai tensions to rise as power struggle intensifies

07-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand is heading for a political showdown as protesters plan to shut down Bangkok next week to sabotage an election while the government’s supporters have vowed to [...]
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What are Thai people digging on Facebook right now? Social.gg can reveal the answer

07-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Social media is big in Thailand. Over 24 million Facebook users live in the country, and Bangkok has more Facebook users than any other city in the world. In addition, [...]
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Thai protesters march again in bid to bring down government

Thai protesters march again in bid to bring down government

07-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thousands of anti-government protesters marched through the Thai capital on Sunday, a prelude to a broader action next week when they say they will shut down Bangkok in their [...]
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Thailand erupts as pro-government ‘red shirts’ attack protesters

07-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Theglobeandmail | 6:00 AM

The two factions vying for control of Thailand came to blows Sunday, as the country’s government warned stolen guns could be used for violence amid rising tensions in [...]
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Opposition protesters march through Thai capital

Opposition protesters march through Thai capital

07-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thousands of Thai opposition protesters marched through Bangkok on Sunday to demand the prime minister step down, in a “warm-up” for their planned occupation of [...]
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Thai telco data usage grew 300pct during New Year celebrations thanks to more 3G and chat apps

06-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Tech in Asia | 6:00 AM

We’ve just recently reported that leading Thai telco Dtac saw an increase of 175 percent in data usage from New Year’s Eve until New Year’s day compared to [...]
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Despite Protests, Thailand Says February Vote Will Go Ahead

Despite Protests, Thailand Says February Vote Will Go Ahead

06-Jan-2014 Intellasia | NY times | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s Election Commission ignored the demands of antigovernment demonstrators on Friday and said elections scheduled for next month would go ahead despite [...]
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Aberdeen Buys Thailand’s Stocks Amid Worst First-Day Drop

06-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The worst start to a year for Thai stocks since at least 1988 spurred Aberdeen Asset Management Plc to buy after valuations fell to the lowest levels in 18 months. The [...]
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Laos Breaks Ground On Railway Project Linking Thailand to Vietnam

06-Jan-2014 Intellasia | RFA | 6:00 AM

Laos has broken ground on an ambitious high-speed railway project linking the country’s western border with Thailand to Vietnam and is likely to begin full construction [...]
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Thailand’s EC not extending registration date for constituency candidates

06-Jan-2014 Intellasia | NST | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s Election Commission has decided not to extend the registration date for constituency candidates who were unable to register earlier after disruptions by [...]
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Special Report: Thailand’s death toll during dangerous week unchanged from last year

06-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Thainews | 6:00 AM

A total of 366 people were killed and 3,345 injured in 3,184 accidents nationwide during the seven dangerous days this year. The death toll is unchanged from the previous [...]
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Thai economy at risk as political rivals vow mass rallies

Thai economy at risk as political rivals vow mass rallies

06-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s finance minister expressed concern about a weak currency and damage to the economy on Friday as supporters and opponents of the government prepared for big [...]
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Thai protesters say no plan to shut airports

06-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s anti-government protest movement reassured tourists Friday that it would not target the kingdom’s airports or public transportation during a planned [...]
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Why Thailand is crucial to democracy in Asia

04-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Theglobeandmail | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s long zig-zag struggle for democracy is threatening to become a farce with dire implications for all Southeast Asia. As the only Southeast Asian country never [...]
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