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Grandma Hai: Champion of 32-year fight for justice

At the age of 81, Grandma Hai Khanjanta from the northeastern province of Ubon Ratchathani received an honourary Master of Arts Degree in Political Science from Bangkok’s Ramkhamhaeng University, thanks to her unending patience in fighting for her rights for her lost land.Previously obtaining only primary education, Grandma Hai said

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Red shirts start marching from North, Northeast

Thousands of red shirts from the North and the Northeast have started their march Friday's morning, expecting to reach Bangkok by Sunday.Those from the North are expected to converge and stay overnight in Nakhon Sawan while those from the Northeast will spend the night at Nakhon Ratchasima.Before departing their respective

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Clash at Thai-Cambodia border was misunderstanding, Thai army says

Bangkok - A short firefight between Thai and Cambodian troops near a disputed border area temple was a misunderstanding and the situation has been resolved, a Thai military official said Monday.Neither side reported casualties after they exchanged gunfire early Sunday about 20 kilometers from the 11th-century Preah Vihear temple.'It was a

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Red Shirt demonstrators build up at home of Privy Councillor Surayud

BANGKOK, Jan 11 (TNA) – The numbers of the supporters of the anti-government United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD)--the Red Shirts—are growing early Monday at the vacation residence of Privy Councillor Gen Surayud Chulanont at Khao Yai Thiang in Nakhon Ratchasima, but the protesters vow that they will neither

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Villagers undaunted by Surayud ruling

5,000 Troops, Police To Keep Order At Udd Mountain ProtestNAKHON RATCHASIMA : Villagers who occupy land on Khao Yai Thiang are undaunted by a prosecution ruling against privy councillor Surayud Chulanont's right to hold a 22-rai property there.The Surayud land-holding scandal has triggered speculation that the state will evict villagers

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