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150 Teenagers Detained in Bangkok For Bridge Loitering

(30 March) Police in Bangkok have detained over 150 teenagers who congregated on Rama I Memorial Bridge for what the police called “socially-disruptive” activists, including drug use. The mass arrest took place at around 02.00, with police officers raiding the bridge from both ends to trap the large crowd of loitering teenagers. Read more: khaosod.co.th […]Read More

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Thai protesters call for the army to take side

Protesters rallied on Monday at the Royal Thai Police headquarters, before heading to the Siam BTS station on Rama 1 Road. The crowds then handed jasmine garlands to the 15 companies of policemen, who had been mobilised from Bangkok and upcountry to maintain peace. Akanat Promphan, spokesperson for the Anti-Thaksin Network, then led the crowds […]Read More

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Army blamed for murder of six at Wat Pathum Wanaram

BANGKOK, Aug 6 – The Bangkok South Criminal Court ruled today that six people killed in a Buddhist temple compound during the 2010 political protest were hit by bullets from government authorities. Based on an autopsy report, the court said the six victims were killed by .223 high velocity bullets coming from the direction of […]Read More

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Lido Theater in Bangkok to be converted into a shopping

BANGKOK, 14 March 2012 (NNT) – Chulalongkorn University is prepared to demolish Lido Theater in Bangkok and transform the area into a new shopping mall. According to the University’s Property Management Office, an area of around 7-8 rai surrounding Lido Theater will be transformed into a new shopping mall after leases granted to Lido and […]Read More

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Over 10,000 red shirts rally in Bangkok

Over 10,000 red-shirt people gathered at the Rajprasong Intersection Thursday to commemorate the crackdown on their peers a year ago. At 4:30 pm, the demonstrators occupied the Rajprasong Road from the Four Seasons Hotel to Pratunam Intersection and on the Rama 1 Road, they occupied the road from Chidlom Intersection to Henri Dunant Intersection. Read […]Read More

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Bid for 15 World Heritage Sites in Bangkok

Wat Arun, or the Temple of Dawn, along with 15 other Bangkok landmarks will be shortlisted for World Heritage nominations with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco), a senior official from the Fine Arts Department said yesterday. Along with the temple by the Chao Phraya River, Wat Pho, the Memorial Bridge and […]Read More

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Two yellow-shirt leaders arrested for seizure of two Bangkok airports

Chaiwat Sinsuwong and Somboon Thongburan, two former yellow-shirt leaders facing terrorism charges over the seizure of two Bangkok airports in 2008, were arrested yesterday during a protest against the jailing of seven Thais in Cambodia. Crime Suppression police nabbed the two after Chaiwat had earlier dared the police to arrest him. It was unclear why […]Read More