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BANGKOK, Sept 15 -- The United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD), the red shirt movement, rallied at Democracy Monument to mark the 6th anniversary of the September 19, 2006 coup that toppled Thaksin government.
BANGKOK, 18 May 2012 – Bangkok police have been stepping up security measures to make sure that this weekend’s gathering of the UDD supporters in the center of the city go smoothly.
BANGKOK, Jan 25 – Education Minister Suchart Thada-Thamrongvech on Wednesday pledged to speed up expanding educational opportunities for Thai students.
BANGKOK, Jan 24 - Thailand's Opposition Democrat Party on Tuesday filed an impeachment petition against Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and Foreign Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul for their alleged roles in connection with the return of a Thai passport to fugitive ex-premier Thaksin Shinawatra.

Former Thaksin aide gets Interior post

Tuesday, 24 January 2012 18:00
BANGKOK, Jan 24- The Thai Cabinet on Tuesday appointed a former personal secretary of ousted prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra as secretary to the interior minister, Government Spokesperson Thitima Chaisang said on Tuesday.
BANGKOK, Jan 24 - Thailand's Opposition Democrat Party on Tuesday filed an impeachment petition against Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and Foreign Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul for their alleged roles in connection with the return of a Thai passport to fugitive ex-premier Thaksin Shinawatra.

Cabinet reshuffle royally endorsed

Thursday, 19 January 2012 16:52
BANGKOK, Jan 18 - His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej on Wednesday endorsed the cabinet reshuffle proposed by Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra involving 16 ministerial posts--10 newcomers and six swapped positions.
YALA, Jan 12 - Justice Minister Pol Gen Pracha Promnog on Thursday reaffirmed that the government will consider compensation package for victims of Deep South violence based on the same standards as those earlier approved for victims of political violence.
BANGKOK, Jan 13 -- Thailand's Deputy Prime Minister Chalerm Yoobamrung on Friday said he has ordered metropolitan police to reopen the investigation of the assassination of late army specialist Maj-Gen Khattiya Sawasdipol, who was shot dead at Saladaeng intersection during the Red Shirt protests last...
Cabinet approves Bt2 billion compensation for protest victims BANGKOK, Jan 10 - The cabinet on Tuesday resolved to pay Bt2 billion to compensate all the victims of political rallies which turned violent from late 2005 through 2010, according to the government spokesperson.
BANGKOK, Dec 14 - Thailand's former deputy prime minister Suthep Thaugsuban on Wednesday submitted documents and video footage concerning the then government's security operations against Red Shirt protesters which claimed 16 lives last year, while saying he can "get over it" if criminal offence is...
BANGKOK, Dec 14 -- Red Shirt activist Arisman Pongruangrong was escorted from Bangkok Remand Prison where he is detained to the Criminal Court for his bail request hearing after his lawyer filed his second bail bid with the court on Tuesday.
BANGKOK, Dec 13 – The lawyer of detained Red Shirt leader Arisman Pongruangrong resubmitted his request seeking temporary release on bail for his client, and the court set a bail hearing for Wednesday morning.
BANGKOK, Dec 13 - Thailand's Criminal Court on Tuesday sentenced a former policeman to 38 years in jail for firing a rocket-propelled grenade (RPG) into the Ministry of Defence during the political chaos in 2010.
BANGKOK, Dec 8 - Detained key Red Shirt personality Arisman Pongruangrong will appeal to the court next week to seek his release on bail, his lawyer said on Thursday.
BANGKOK, Dec 8 - Thailand's former deputy prime minister Suthep Thaugsuban on Thursday testified to police on the alleged crackdown on Red Shirt protesters last year, saying he was unperturbed over the case.
BANGKOK, Dec 3 -- Former deputy prime minister Suthep Thaugsuban said on Saturday that he would meet with police investigators on Dec 8 to give information on the government's crackdown on Red Shirt protesters in April-May last year while former prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva was...
BANGKOK, Dec 3 --  Opposition Democrat party leader and former prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva said on Saturday that he would meet with police on December 9 to give his testimony on his government’s crackdown against Red Shirt protesters during April-May last year.

EC disqualifies Red Shirt MP Jatuporn Prompan

Thursday, 01 December 2011 10:35
BANGKOK, Nov 30 -- Thailand's Election Commission (EC) on Tuesday disqualified a top Red Shirt leader, Jatuporn Prompan, as a Pheu Thai party-listed member of parliament, ruling that he lost his party membership for failing to exercise his right to vote in the July 3...

Red Shirts mark 5th anniversary of 2006 coup

Monday, 19 September 2011 09:31
BANGKOK, Sept 18 - Red Shirt loyalists the United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD) gathered Sunday at the Democracy Monument in the Thai capital to mark the 5th anniversary of the 2006 military coup d'etat against the government of Thaksin Shinawatra.
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