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Explosion Injures Dozens Of Protesters In Bangkok

AP | THANYARAT DOKSONE and TODD PITMAN | Posted 01.25.2014 | World

BANGKOK (AP) — Dozens of people were wounded in Thailand's capital Friday when a grenade blast ripped through a crowd of marching anti-government de...

What You Need To Know About The Political Protests In Thailand

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

Anti-government protesters in Thailand are blocking key intersections in the heart of Bangkok in an attempt to bring the government to a standstill an...

Thai PM Invokes Emergency Law Amid Fierce Protests

AP | THANYARAT DOKSONE | Posted 11.25.2013 | World

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's prime minister invoked an emergency law on Monday after demonstrators seeking to remove her from office occupied parts of ...

A Chorus for Elephants

Carter Roberts | Posted 05.12.2013 | Green
Carter Roberts

Last week, that rare moment happened with 1.5 million voices from 227 countries and territories coming together in a call to end the ivory trade in Thailand, home to one of the biggest unregulated ivory markets in the world. Their shared vision: to save the world's elephants.

Former Prime Minister Of Thailand Talks 'Gross National Happiness'

Posted 08.29.2011 | Impact

When measuring the success of a country, many look to measure its GDP. What economics don't reveal, though, is where the country stands on a happiness...

Thai Redshirt Protest Anniversary Marked With Marches

AP | THANYARAT DOKSONE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BANGKOK — Thousands of anti-government demonstrators took to the streets Friday, peacefully marking the six-month anniversary of the military's ...

Thailand Protests: Protesters Pour Own Blood On Gate Of Government HQ

AP | THANYARAT DOKSONE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BANGKOK — Thai protesters seeking a change of government planned more shock tactics Wednesday, saying they would pour gallons (liters) of their ...

7 Reasons Why Thailand Is A Mess

Global Post | Patrick Winn | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BANGKOK -- Since the end of absolute royal rule in 1932, Thailand has tottered between military rule and democracy, often landing at points in betw...

Thai Prime Minister Rules Out Talks With Thaksin After Rallies

Bangkok Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva on Monday ruled out holding any talks with exiled former leader Thaksin Shinawatra after last week's clashes with Tha...

Thaksin Shinawatra's Passport Revoked

Bangkok Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The passport of fugitive former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra has been revoked for his role in inciting the protests that caused the cancellation ...

Thai soldiers spray gunfire, tear gas at protest

AP | AMBIKA AHUJA and GRANT PECK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BANGKOK — Thai soldiers sprayed automatic weapons fire and threw tear gas to clear anti-government protesters from a major intersection in the c...

Thai Protesters Vow To Return Unless Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva Resigns

AP | JOCELYN GECKER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PATTAYA, Thailand - Thousands of anti-government protesters retreated Friday after an all-day standoff with soldiers in riot gear at the Asian summit,...

Thailand: 100,000 Gather For Anti-Government Protest

AP | GRANT PECK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BANGKOK — About 100,000 protesters seeking to topple Thailand's government turned their wrath Wednesday on the 88-year-old top adviser to the co...

Thai Prime Minister's Motorcade Struck By Protestors

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Hundreds of protesters trapped Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva inside a beach hotel for several hours on Tuesday, raising tensions ahead of a key Asi...

Abhisit Vejjajiva: Thailand's New Prime Minister

Huffington Post | Hanna Ingber Win | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Abhisit Vejjajiva, who heads the former opposition Democrat Party, became Thailand's new prime minister Monday. The AP reports that Abhisit is known t...

Thailand's New Prime Minister: Abhisit Vejjajiva

AP | AMBIKA AHUJA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BANGKOK, Thailand — Thailand's parliament chose the country's Oxford-educated opposition leader as prime minister Monday, capping six months of ...

Thai Airports Reopen After Courts Oust Prime Minister

AP | AMBIKA AHUJA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BANGKOK, Thailand — Victorious anti-government protesters lifted their siege of Bangkok's two airports Wednesday while the ousted government's l...

Thai Protesters Lock Down Government, Demand Prime Minister Resigns

AP | SUTIN WANNABOVORN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BANGKOK, Thailand — Several thousand protesters besieged Thailand's seat of government Friday, delivering fiery anti-government speeches and sin...