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Thai anti-graft panel to probe PM Yingluck

Thai anti-graft panel to probe PM Yingluck

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

Thailand’s anti-corruption authorities launched an investigation against prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra Thursday in a new setback to her government following weeks [...]
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Prom, Karlberg share lead in Thailand

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

Thailand’s Prom Meesawat struck a seven-under-par 65 to grab a share of the first round lead with Sweden’s Rikard Karlberg at the season-ending King’s Cup [...]
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Thai protesters march on new government targets

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

Throngs of whistle-blowing protesters surrounded several new government agencies in Thailand’s capital on Thursday to keep up pressure on the prime minister to resign [...]
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As promised, authorities maintain cell phone service during Bangkok shutdown

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

Today is the third day of Bangkok Shutdown, a political movement in which protesters take over seven main spots in the capital of Thailand requesting the interim government [...]
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Thanks to Japan’s technology, soon the Philippines can receive disaster-related information through digital TVs

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

As we’ve seen over the years, the Philippines is frequently hit by disasters. Philippine startups and the government have used technology to help in information [...]
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Thailand’s Protests Hit Tourism to Neighbouring Burma

17-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Businessweek | 6:00 AM

For three days, thousands of antigovernment protestors have filled the streets of Bangkok, clogging intersections and calling for prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra to step [...]
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Thai PM stands firm on election, says protests flagging

Thai PM stands firm on election, says protests flagging

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

Thailand’s government stuck to a plan for a February election on Wednesday despite mounting pressure from protesters who have brought parts of Bangkok to a [...]
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Thailand unrest: Behind Bangkok protest barricade

17-Jan-2014 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

Thai demonstrators remain on the streets on the fourth day of what they say is an attempt to shutdown the capital, Bangkok. The protesters want prime minister Yingluck [...]
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Can Political Dynamics Cause Thailand and Malaysia to Fall into the Middle-Income Trap?

17-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Asiafoundation | 6:00 AM

Despite the troubling political unrest and protests that continue to unfold across Asia in 2014, the New Year actually looks good for the region’s economies. Asia [...]
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Thailand Journal: Wat Muen Buddha Mettakhunaram

17-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Huffingtonpost | 6:00 AM

Wat Muen Buddha Mettakhunaram is on the road to Mae Chan. There travellers making their way to the Golden Triangle, the meeting point between Thailand, Laos and Myanmar, the [...]
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Thai protesters target revenue offices, PM awaits graft ruling

Thai protesters target revenue offices, PM awaits graft ruling

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

Protesters in Thailand trying to paralyse ministries to force the government to resign said they would target revenue offices on Thursday, but their numbers appeared to be [...]
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Thailand’s political reform should also aim for a just

17-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Thejakartapost | 6:00 AM

The picture is a familiar one: People have once again taken to the streets in the belief they are being unfairly treated. They complain of double standards and unfair laws [...]
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Amid Bangkok’s protests, a smattering of foreign faces

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

Jorgen Moverare considers himself a proud Swede. An avid skier, he enjoys his homeland’s cold weather and is thankful for life in a stable, wealthy democracy. But as an [...]
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Thai air control body says can ensure no disruption by protesters

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

Thailand’s air traffic communications body said on Wednesday it had back-up operations to ensure no disruption to air travel if hard-line anti-government protesters [...]
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Thai premier says February 2 election to go ahead

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

Thailand’s prime minister said Wednesday that elections due in less than three weeks will go ahead despite intense pressure by her opponents to postpone the vote. The [...]
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