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BANGKOK, 27 March 2014  Ex-Minister of Finance Tanong Pitaya has given some insight and overview of the current political situation — also explaining how he had advised Ms. Yingluck to resign from office, and how his comment had been disregarded. 
BANGKOK, 21 March 2014  The Democrat Party is ready to enter the race again, but they firmly stated that the elections must be accepted from all sides, and not be used as a tool for politicians to reap up their country’s benefits. 
BANGKOK, March 13 -- Nakhon Ratchasima Provincial Court on Thursday approved an arrest warrant for a gunman who sprayed bullets at the Nakhon Ratchasima home of Sasima Srivikorn, mother of Taya Teepsuwan, a leader of the anti-government protesters.
BANGKOK, 21 Feb 2014  InTouch Group has made known publicly that the company is not involved in politics, stressing it has operated with transparency as seen in the confidence given by its shareholders before investing in the company.
BANGKOK, Feb 18 – Protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban has announced another round of large rallies in Bangkok tomorrow along with a major farmers’ demonstration to demand rice payments from the government.

Govt told to urgently sell stockpiled rice

Saturday, 08 February 2014 14:37
BANGKOK, Feb 8 – The caretaker government was recommended to urgently release 18 million tonnes of rice from the state stockpiles to secure money to pay farmers.
BANGKOK, Jan 27 – Protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban said Cambodian gunmen might be involved in the murder of the fourth anti-government protester in Bang-na area yesterday.
BANGKOK, Dec 13 – Protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban stood firm today that Thailand’s next general election will not be held unless political reform takes place first.
BANGKOK, 9 December 2013 Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has said the “Shinawatra” family only wants peace, not power. She has also ruled out the possibility of her brother, Thaksin Shinawatra, returning to Thai politics. 
BANGKOK, Dec 9 – Protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban has asserted that today is the day for the Thai people’s victory, the crucial day of anti-government march and has reassured the protesters that they will not return home empty-handed.
BANGKOK, 11 November 2013 Former coup d’etat leader which ousted the government of Thaksin Shinawatra, and Matubhum Party leader, Gen. Sonthi Boonyaratglin, stated his doubts about current conflicts being resolved merely by the Senate refusing to pass the amnesty bill. 
BANGKOK, Nov 6 - White-collar protesters protesting against the amnesty bill took to Silom Road for the second time this week to blow a storm of whistles, wave Thai flags and vent furious objections, leading to traffic jam in one of Bangkok's most hectic business...

Senate likely to shoot down amnesty bill

Wednesday, 06 November 2013 13:43
BANGKOK, Nov 5 - Senate Speaker Nikom Wairatpanich and a group of elected senators vowed on Tuesday to shoot down the controversial amnesty bill in its first reading, saying the move is aimed to seek a way out for the country.
BANGKOK, OCT 29 – Thailand’s Attorney General will review an earlier decision not to press terrorism charge against former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra, according to its spokesman.

Amnesty Bill sponsor opposes revised version

Saturday, 26 October 2013 13:14
Amnesty Bill sponsor opposes revised version BANGKOK, Oct 25 – Pheu Thai MP Vorachai Hema, who sponsored the Amnesty Bill, said today he objected to changes to the original version by the House scrutiny committee.
BANGKOK, 23 October 2013 Prime Minister and Defense Miniser Yingluck Shinawatra has reassured that the amnesty bill to be proposed to congress will not include returning 46 billion baht to former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra. She has also claimed that she is not required to...
BANGKOK, Oct 22 – Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra today called on proponents and opponents of the Amnesty Bill to dialogue with talks so that Thailand can move forward.
BANGKOK, 22 October 2013 The Senate has expressed its concern over the Amnesty Bill being scrutinized by a parliamentary committee, saying that the matter could further raise a political tension while calling on Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to quickly address the issue. 
BANGKOK, Oct 22 – Parliamentary deliberation of Thailand's controversial Amnesty Bill has triggered heated public debate and criticism which could lead to a political showdown soon.
BANGKOK, 5 August 2013 The Army Region 4 affirmed that it has no knowledge of Hassan Taib’s dismissal from his position as head of the rebel group and lead negotiator in the peace talks between the Thai government and the Barisan Revolusi Nasional (BRN) group. 
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