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Thai activists push for PM to quit as confidence vote looms

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A demonstrator participates in a protest over Thai government’s handling of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic and to demand Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha’s resignation, in Bangkok, Thailand, September 2, 2021. REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasupa BANGKOK, Sept 3 (Reuters) – Anti-government protesters planned more demonstrations on Friday to demand Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha......

Thai protesters plan “car mob” rally demanding PM resign

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BANGKOK, Aug 15 (Reuters) – Thai protesters planned mass demonstrations on Sunday with convoys of cars to converge on several locations in Bangkok, demanding Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha resign amid rising anger over his government’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. Anti-government protests in recent weeks have resulted in violent clashes......

Thai protesters spar with police in march on PM’s residence

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BANGKOK, Aug 13 (Reuters) – Thai police clashed with demonstrators on Friday after hundreds defied a ban on gatherings to rally in central Bangkok, where they attempted to march on the prime minister’s residence to demand his resignation over the country’s coronavirus crisis. Police fired tear gas canisters and rubber......

Thai anti-govt protesters clash with police in Bangkok

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BANGKOK, Aug 7 (Reuters) – More than a thousand Thai anti-government protesters clashed with police on Saturday, as they protested against the government’s failure to handle coronavirus outbreaks and its impact on the economy. The protesters marched toward Government House, the office of Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, demanding his resignation.......

Phuket restricts travel from other Thai regions as COVID-19 cases surge

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Volunteers walk as they prepare to convert an air cargo warehouse into a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) field hospital at Don Mueang International Airport in Bangkok, Thailand July 28, 2021. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun July 29 (Reuters) – Thailand’s Phuket will ban travel from the rest of the country from Aug. 3-16......

Thai youth activists to go ahead with protest despite gatherings ban

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BANGKOK, July 18 (Reuters) – Thai youth activists vowed to stage a protest on Sunday to demand the resignation of Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, despite a nation-wide ban on public gatherings imposed by the government amid surging coronavirus cases. Youth-led demonstrations last year attracted hundreds of thousands of people across......

Thai authorities consider tighter curbs as COVID-19 deaths climb

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A health worker receives the Sinovac coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine at the Samut Sakhon hospital in Samut Sakhon province, Thailand, February 28, 2021. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha BANGKOK, July 8 (Reuters) – Thailand’s health ministry said on Thursday it had proposed new travel curbs and tighter restrictions in high-risk areas to contain......

Crypto exchange Binance hit by criminal complaint from Thai regulators

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Binance logo and stock graph are displayed in this illustration taken, June 28, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/Files July 2 (Reuters) – Thailand’s financial watchdog filed a criminal complaint against cryptocurrency exchange Binance on Friday for operating a digital asset business without a licence, the latest in a string of crackdowns on......

6 Most Popular Thai Dating Sites To Meet Single Thai Women And Men | Cleveland Scene

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More and more people worldwide are looking for partners from other countries, but the chance to meet a compatible Thai single in your area often is close to zero. The good news is that online dating is the solution to the problem. But how to find the right place covering......

Thai Airways wins court approval for restructuring plan

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Thai Airways aircraft are parked on the tarmac at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi International Airport March 27, 2015. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha/File Photo Thai Airways International Pcl (THAI.BK) won court approval on Tuesday for a restructuring plan, a legal adviser to the company’s creditors told Reuters, as the airline that is already under bankruptcy......

Lakewood’s Thai Thai to Welcome its First Dine-In Customers at New Location

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Emanuel Wallace A few of the great dishes at Thai Thai restaurant in Lakewood. It’s been quite the roller coaster ride for Siriphan “Kiwi” Wongpeng and her beloved Thai Thai restaurant. The popular Lakewood eatery closed at the tail end of 2019 in anticipation of a move to a larger......

Virus outbreaks at Thai factories threaten export sector, recovery

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A series of coronavirus outbreaks in Thai factories is raising concerns that the export sector could be hit hard, threatening to further undermine an economy as it struggles to recover from the pandemic’s crippling blow to the crucial tourism industry. The virus has swept through over 130 factories, including those......

Another Thai protest leader says has COVID-19 after weeks in jail

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Protest leader Panusaya “Rung” Sithijirawattanakul, who has spent eight weeks in detention on charges of insulting the country’s king, shows a three-finger salut as she leaves after she was granted bail at the Central Women’s Correctional Institute in Bangkok, Thailand, May 6, 2021. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha Another leader from Thailand’s anti-government......

Thai police vow more protest arrests after nearly 100 detained

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BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thai police on Monday vowed to arrest more people participating in anti-government protests after detaining nearly 100 at a demonstration a day earlier, citing a law restricting gatherings to prevent the spread of coronavirus. FILE PHOTO: A pro-democracy protester flashes the three-finger salute while she is detained......

Thai royalists launch political party to protect monarchy

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BANGKOK (Reuters) – An ultra royalist group in Thailand launched a new political party on Wednesday to defend King Maha Vajiralongkorn, amid unprecedented calls for reform of the monarchy by a youth-led protest movement. FILE PHOTO: Royalists wave flags during the appearance of Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn and Queen Suthida,......

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