SURAT THANI, 3 November 2013 More than 300 Samui District residents have gathered to oppose the amnesty bill. It is expected that the number of protesters will increase on November 4, 2013.
BANGKOK, 4 November 2013 The Office of the Narcotics Control Board (ONCB) is set to keep eyes on more than 16,000 communities nationwide, starting November 5th.
BANGKOK, 3 November 2013 - The police announce to take legal actions against anti-government protesters at the Uruphong junction after they refused to leave the area. Spokesman of the Center for Administration of Peace and Order Pol.Maj.Gen. Piya Uthayo confirms the police have no plan to crack down on the protest.
BANGKOK, Nov 4 – The weeks-long rally at Urupong intersection was reinforced yesterday evening with an added army of Thailand’s old hands in political activities, led by veteran protester Chamlong Srimuang.
SI SA KET, Nov 3 -- Thailand's Khao Phra Viharn National Park closed Sunday afternoon, more than 12 hours earlier than scheduled at 6am tomorrow, to prevent groups from staging rallies related to the November 11 International Court of Justice ruling on the two countries' territorial dispute.
BANGKOK, 4 November 2013 Spokespersons for the anti-amnesty bill group have called on the public to take leave from work and join the ongoing protests.
BANGKOK, 3 November 2013 Anti-amnesty law demonstrations will escalate as protest leaders are calling those who share the same view to rally with them on November 4.
BANGKOK, 3 November 2013 Songkhla Province has organized its traditional event, Long Boat Racing Festival, to mark the end of the 3-month Buddhist Lent.
SONGKHLA, 3 November 2013 Malaysian tourists visited Thailand’s South over the weekends, as they are having a long holidays of Diwali, Hindu Festival of Light.
BANGKOK, 3 November 2013 The Kasikom Research Center forecasts that Thai stock indexes will still be volatile next week mainly due to political protests in the country.
Resistance and support levels of Thai stocks are expected to be 1,449 points and 1,440 points respectively from 4 - 8 November. The baht currency will move between 31.00 - 31.30 baht again the U.S. dollar, the center reported.
The center also suggested that investors closely monitor political protests against the amnesty bill and the next meeting of the European Central Bank on monetary policy. Another factor which will influence Thai stocks next week is the U.S.' weekly announcement of important economic figures such as the consumer confidence index, employment and joblessness.