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Tense Thai elections go ahead despite protests

04-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Protesters trying to derail Thailand’s national elections Sunday forced the closure of hundreds of polling stations in a highly contentious vote that has become the [...]
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Thailand’s messy election offers no closure to crisis

04-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Brecorder | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s snap election Sunday ended inconclusively with the Election Commission postponing announcing results because of the messy nature of the polls. The election [...]
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Thailand vote results stalled after polling station protests

04-Feb-2014 Intellasia | CBC | 6:00 AM

Thailand held nationwide elections without bloodshed Sunday despite widespread fears of violence. But the country’s bitter political crisis is far from over, and one of [...]
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Thailand polls close but results uncertain

04-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Usatoday | 6:00 AM

Voting in Thailand’s general election Sunday was disrupted by anti-government protesters who barricaded roads and blocked access to polling stations at several [...]
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Factbox – Thailand’s election in numbers

04-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand started voting on Sunday in an election called by prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra in December in an attempt to defuse protests aimed at overthrowing her. However, [...]
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Thailand: Millions kept from voting by anti-government protests

04-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Latimes | 6:00 AM

Protesters blocked polling stations and obstructed ballot boxes in parts of Bangkok and southern Thailand on Sunday, disrupting a contentious national election that appeared [...]
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Thai northeast vows poll payback to Shinawatra clan

Thai northeast vows poll payback to Shinawatra clan

03-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

In Thailand’s wealthy capital, embattled prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra rarely ventures out in public because of fears for her safety. But in much of the vast rural [...]
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Questions, answers about futile polls in Thailand

Questions, answers about futile polls in Thailand

03-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s general election is on Sunday, but the main opposition Democrat Party is boycotting it and protesters are seeking to scuttle the vote by blocking access to [...]
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Thai polling stations might close if violence mars election

03-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thai authorities might close polling booths if violence erupts during Sunday’s disputed election, which would further undermine the credibility of a vote that is deemed [...]
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Thai protesters make up for lack of Bangkok pre-election buzz

Thai protesters make up for lack of Bangkok pre-election buzz

03-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand goes to the polls on Sunday, but the usual pre-election buzz, banners and loud-hailers on the backs of trucks are noticeable by their absence in the capital, [...]
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Election tensions in Thailand as protesters vow to keep up pressure

Election tensions in Thailand as protesters vow to keep up pressure

03-Feb-2014 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Thai anti-government demonstrators say they will keep up protests in Bangkok ahead of a controversial national election in a nation gripped by a bitter, protracted political [...]
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Tourist Diving Boat Sinks In Thailand

Tourist Diving Boat Sinks In Thailand

03-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Sky | 6:00 AM

Footage has emerged of a tourist boat in Thailand sinking off the coast within minutes. All 13 people on board the dive boat Aladdin, which sank in the Similan islands, were [...]
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Continuing Unrest Could Undermine Thailand’s Economy

03-Feb-2014 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s economy tends to bounce back vigorously from the coups, street protests and natural disasters that trouble it every few years. This time, however, could be [...]
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Thailand’s Democratic Way Out

03-Feb-2014 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

The Thai people will go to the ballot box on Sunday, but there is little chance that the voting will break the political deadlock that is crippling the country. Bangkok has [...]
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Thai retailer apology for controversial Chinese New Year ad

03-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Thai retail giant on Friday apologised for a billboard advertisement showing a white woman pulling at the side of one eye, saying it had not realised the gesture could be [...]
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