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In General News, Uncategorised, Yingluck Shinawatra by Andrew Drummond

A 21-year-old student was reported shot dead as university students clashed with pro-government red shirts in Bangkok tonight. Five others are reported to have been injured and were rushed to hospital. The gunman appears to have been caught on video by Channel 7 news in Bangkok. Bangkok’s Ramkhamhaeng University is only a few hundred yards from Rajamangala Sports stadium where …

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Thai Prime Minister Survives No Confidence Vote as Red Shirts Wait In The Wings

In General News, Suthep Thaugsuban, Uncategorised, Yingluck Shinawatra by Andrew Drummond

Thailand’s Prime Minister and her ruling government today survived a ‘no confidence’ vote in Parliament with expected ease, despite protests which rage across the country. Her Pheu Thai Party easily carried the vote with a majority of 297 votes to 134 a result which surprised few. Her party carries with it the ‘Red Shirt’ faction which includes the rural poor. …

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Thai Prime Minister Invokes The Internal Security Act As Protesters Lay Siege To Government Buildings

In General News, Suthep Thuagsuban, Uncategorised, Yingluck Shinawatra by Andrew Drummond

Bangkok Tense As Internal Security Act is enforced From Andrew Drummond Bangkok: A sea of anti-government protestors surged through Bangkok today occupying key government buildings and demanding an end to the Premiership of Yingluck Shinawatra. Anti-government protesters with a long list of grievances stormed into the Finance Ministry, Budget Bureau and Ministry of Foreign Affairs and nd Public Relations Department and …