Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world's longest reigning monarch, granted an audience and gave a short speech at his Palace compound in Hua Hin, where hundreds of senior politicians, military officials and civil servants gathered to mark the monarch's 86th birthday.
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Wednesday 12 May 2010
Thailand's army said today it would begin limiting supplies of water, food and electricity to protesters camped in central Bangkok in a bid to clear the streets by midnight.
Saturday 08 May 2010
Two Thai policeman were killed and 13 people wounded in gun and grenade attacks overnight, threatening efforts to forge a deal on ending nearly two months of anti-government protests that have undermined the economy.
Wednesday 28 April 2010
Thai security forces fired into a crowd of anti-government protesters during a clash just outside Bangkok today as they tried to keep the Red Shirts from expanding their demonstrations from a base in the capital. One soldier was killed, and at least 18 protesters were hurt.
Tuesday 27 April 2010
Sunday 25 April 2010
Saturday 24 April 2010
Protesters and the Thai government stepped back from the brink of all-out armed conflict yesterday as both sides offered hints of compromise a day after deadly grenade attacks hit Bangkok's business district.
Friday 23 April 2010
A series of grenade blasts shook Bangkok's business district yesterday, killing at least three people and wounding 75, heightening tensions during a showdown between troops and anti-government protesters.
Tuesday 20 April 2010
Saturday 17 April 2010
Monday 12 April 2010
Red-shirted protesters paraded coffins through Thailand's capital today in a renewed attempt to pressure the government to step down after street fighting left 21 people dead, pushing this Southeast Asian nation closer to political anarchy.
Sunday 11 April 2010
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