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Shouting match between royalists, demonstrators outside court

  AS THE Citizens’ Network to Protect the Monarchy group led by Mr. Anon Klinkaew arrived at Bangkok Southern Criminal Court today (Nov. 25) to submit a letter urging revocation of bail granted to four Section 112, or lese majeste, suspects for participating in the anti-Apec protest they ran into a group of demonstrators and

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Chadchart regrets Apec protesters got injured, trying to help detainees

  BANGKOK Governor Chadchart Sittipunt said during a live broadcast on Facebook while jogging this morning (Nov. 19) that he regrets protesters got injured in a clash with police while marching from the City Hall square (Larn Khon Mueang) to Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre(QSNCC) yesterday and that he is coordinating to help those detained,

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Over 1.5m meth pills seized in clash with drug runners 

  SOLDIERS patrolling a jungle along the Thai-Myanmar border in Chiang Rai province late last night (Nov. 15) clashed with drug traffickers who fled after dumping some homemade backpacks filled with around 1.56 million methamphetamine pills,  Naewna newspaper said today (Nov. 16). Col. Suthikhet Srininthin, commander of Pha Muang Task Force’s drug control unit, sent

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Police vehicle set ablaze in fierce clash at Din Daeng intersection 

EMOTIONALLY-CHARGED protesters clashed with police at Din Daeng intersection this evening (June 11) and set fire to a police vehicle after being blocked from riding to Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha’s residence at First Infantry Regiment barracks which is barely a kilometre away, Naewna newspaper said. The protesters mostly rode motorcycles to this hotspot, where clashes

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Nine drug runners die in gunfight with soldiers, 2.4m meth pills seized

A GUNFIGHT between Thai troops and a drug trafficking gang at the Thai-Myanmar border in Chiang Rai province last night (May 27) left nine drug runners dead with 2.4 million methamphetamine pills seized, Matichon newspaper said. Maj. Gen. Supharek Sathapornphon, commander of Pha Muang Task Force, together with  Col. Suthikhet Srininthin, commander of the 3rd

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Anti-Prayut, indy protesters clash with police at same spot again

    By Thai Newsroom Reporters INDEPENDENT STREET PROTESTERS CLASHED with crowd-control police again today (Aug 18) at the same spot near the army barracks which houses Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha’s residence on Vibhavadi Rangsit Road. The anti-Prayut protesters, many riding on motorcycles and putting on crash helmets, gathered at Sam Liam Din Daeng intersection

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Clashes at Din Daeng junction as ‘car park’ protest gets underway 

  ANOTHER round of clashes broke out between protesters and riot police at Din Daeng junction at 5 p.m. today (August 15) as some protest groups launched their processions from differing points of Bangkok and neighbouring provinces to piled more pressure on Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha to step down, Sanook.com and Thai Rath newspaper said.

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High school students hit with tear gas solution, water cannons

LOTS of high school students were badly stung after security forces fired a tear gas solution at People’s Party protesters when three rounds of water cannons failed to stop them from trying to break through a barrier near the Parliament this afternoon (Nov. 17), Amarin TV reported. With the joint session of Parliament deliberating constitution

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Three Indian soldiers killed in clashes along border with China in the Himalayas

(CNN)Three Indian soldiers were killed during a “violent face-off” with Chinese troops along the countries’ de facto border in the Himalayas late Monday (June 15), the Indian army said in a statement. The incident occurred during a “deescalation process” underway in the Galwan Valley in the disputed Aksai Chin-Ladakh area, where a large troop build

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