Tag: protestors

Is Hong Kong Tourism ready to come back strong? HK Election brings calm…

editor editor- November 27, 2019 20:58

A welcoming trend for Hong Kong and its travel and tourism industry is that it has been calm and peaceful since Friday, November 22, as most Hong Kong citizens were ... Read More

30th anniversary of Tiananmen Square massacre planned in front of LA Chinese Consulate

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019 22:47

What is being called "a commemorative candlelight vigil" to remember the 30th Anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre will be held in front of the Los Angeles Chinese Consulate, 443 ... Read More

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 14, 2019 23:36

The European Union yesterday renewed sanctions against Zimbabwe after condemning the chaotic situation of human right abuses in that Southern African country. Here is what the joint resolution by the ... Read More

Dar es Salaam remains tense after army deploys in hot spots

editor editor- October 22, 2012 07:55

(eTN) - The most recent clashes between separatists and religious radicals in Zanzibar, which caused considerable concern among the island’s tourism fraternity, have been mirrored in Dar es Salaam d Read More

Egypt’s President steps down

editor editor- February 12, 2011 01:36

After 3 decades of ruling over Egypt, President Hosni Mubarak resigned today (Friday, February 11, 2011). 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

51 percent support Thai government’s action against Red Shirt protesters

editor editor- May 16, 2010 04:20

A recent survey conducted by Suan Dusit Poll revealed that many respondents supported the government's plan to send in troops to deal with the seven-week, anti-government protest at Bangkok's Ratchapr 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

Bombs in Silom leave one dead and around 85 wounded

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2010 21:40

Red Shirts and pro-government supporters at the Silom crossroads, around the Dusit Thani Hotel area, turned tragic tonight as four grenades exploded near the MRT station. Read More

ASEAN called to defuse explosive crisis in Thailand

editor editor- April 12, 2010 09:33

According to media sources in Phnom Penh, Cambodian Foreign Minister Hor Namhong on Saturday night proposed to hold an urgent ASEAN Summit to help defusing Thailand's extremely explosive crisis. 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

Protea Hotels responds to protestors allegations over development

editor editor- April 2, 2010 08:26

In response to allegations made by protestors concerned about the eco-system in Zambia, Danny Bryer, the director of revenue management, sales, and marketing for Protea Hotels issued the following sta Read More

Phuket and Krabi airports in Thailand reopen after protesters blocked runways

editor editor- September 2, 2008 08:34

Thai airports reopened yesterday after thousands of anti-government protesters blocked the runways at both Krabi and Phuket airports. Read More