Tag: anti-government

At least three people die jumping from Bangkok skyscraper to escape hotel fire

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019 14:11

A 57-floor hotel and shopping building has gone up in flames in Bangkok, Thailand. At least three people have died jumping to escape the fire, which ripped through the popular ... Read More

3 killed in deadly anti-government protests in Egypt

editor editor- January 26, 2011 04:59

Thousands of Egyptians took to the streets on Tuesday in what were reportedly the largest demonstrations in years, and which they explicitly tied to the successful uprising in nearby Tunisia. Read More

Bangkok is dragged into a civil war situation (Updated Sunday, May 16, 9:00 pm Bangkok time)

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 16, 2010 10:37

On Sunday morning, the situation continues to remain confused in Bangkok following the escalation of violence between Red Shirt protesters and the government’s forces since Thursday. Read More

Bangkok sinks further into chaos following shooting (updated Friday 14/05- 8:30 am Bangkok time)

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 13, 2010 23:50

There was a sense yesterday late afternoon that something could move to unlock the situation in which Bangkok’s city center has been plunged for over five weeks by Red Shirts’ ... Read More

Renewed violence in Bangkok

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 8, 2010 10:26

Thailand's reconcilation process painfully agreed upon by Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva and the Red Shirts leader is again at stake, following renewed violence on Friday evening in Bangkok's city c Read More

Bangkok on its way back to normalcy

editor editor- May 6, 2010 04:44

Following the proposal of Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva to hold elections on November 14 as part of his "roadmap to national reconciliation," the situation in Bangkok is now less tense. Read More

Clashes between army and Red Shirts paralyze Bangkok

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 28, 2010 15:37

The Red Shirts' decision this Wednesday to move out of Rachaprasong in a convoy to reach northern Bangkok was followed by a violent confrontation with the government's security forces. Read More

Thai tourism Industry may have lost more than one billion US dollars

editor editor- April 12, 2010 00:26

The tourism sector has lost more than 35 billion baht (more than 1 billion US dollars) due to the intensifying mass anti-government rally and the bloody confrontations on Saturday between ... Read More

Thailand deputy prime minister warns protesters of tough action

editor editor- March 12, 2010 01:43

Deputy Prime Minister Suthep Thaugsuban said the Red Shirt demonstrators have the right to peaceful assembly under Section 63 of the country's constitution, "But if they intrude into private establish Read More

PAD protestors damaging Thailand’s tourism

editor editor- November 26, 2008 10:23

Bangkok’s international airport, Suvarnabhumi Airport, has been shut down temporarily after a mob of People's Alliance for Democracy (PAD) anti-government protesters jammed the entry to the passenge Read More