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World focus on Burma (24 December 2008)

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88 Generation Students’ member tortured by prison authority
Democratic Voice of Burma, Norway –
… Htay Kywe has been tortured physically and mentally by authorities, according to sources close to Buthidaung prison in northwest Burma. …

Oxfam review of the year: what was HOT and what was NOT in 2008?
Reuters AlertNet, UK –
NOT Burma cyclone renders thousands homeless. Aid agencies face difficulties with access. Oxfam works through partners to help the victims. …

Korea rejects complaint against Daewoo and KOGAS, India –
“They [MEK] rejected the complaint about the gas exploration and developing project of two Korean corporations in Burma saying it is in keeping with the …

S. Korean Lawyers Seek to Help North Korean Defectors in Burma
Voice of America –
The South Korean Bar Association of Human Rights lawyers says it will file a petition to a Burma court, in hopes of securing the release of 19 North Korean …

Maternal health-care inadequate in eastern Burma: Report, India –
by Mungpi New Delhi – Women in eastern Burma only have limited access to maternal-health care during pregnancy and most women expecting, …

Corrupt officials earning 100 million baht a month from illegal …
Independent Mon News Agency, WA –
The HURFOM report is also careful to highlight the human rights impacts of the border trade and corruption. In an ironic twist, taxation of the border trade …

Year in review: May, UK –

Just two days into the month of May further tragedy struck the people of Burma in the form of Cyclone Nargis. Burma, which has suffered under an oppressive …

More International Pressure in 2009: Burmese Diplomat
The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –
… met with three Burmese diplomats—Kyaw Tint Swe, Than Swe and Tin Maung Naing—to explain the meeting of the “Friend of the Secretary-General on Myanmar. …

Offering Hope for the Year Ahead
The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –
It is a sad statement on UN efforts to end Burma’s political deadlock that this year, for the first time ever, democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi also saw no …

NMSP Celebrates 50th Anniversary
The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –
He immediately joined forces with the Karen National Union (KNU) and took up arms to fight to fight the Burmese government for the autonomy of Mon State in …

Political Prisoner Commits Suicide
The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –
By SAW YAN NAING A Burmese political prisoner, Maung San, committed suicide in Pegu Prison in central Burma on Dec. 19, according to sources in Pegu …

Junta Militants Arrested in Thailand: BBC
The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –
… the Burmese junta has targeted prominent opposition leaders in exile in the past, as well as leaders of armed ethnic groups, pro-democracy organizations …

US to Fund Afghan Militias
Democracy Now, NY –
A new study by Brazil’s Catholic Land Commission has found that hundreds of Brazilian human rights and environmental activists still face the threat of …

New form to hire migrant workers issued
Shan Herald Agency for News, Thailand –
… to travel to Myanmar National Verification Center at Tachilek, Myawaddy and Kawthawng at the Thai-Burma border, according to SHAN report on 17 November. …

Maternal health problems in Myanmar widespread and unreported, Thailand –
Health indicators are poor and human rights violations are widespread in eastern Burma. In conflict-affected regions of Burma, research indicates that …

CRPP call for unity in Burma
Democratic Voice of Burma, Norway –
After initial successes, CRPP’s activities were curtailed by further arrests, including of Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi and Aye Thar Aung, but after she …

A Week to Reflect and Get Involved!
The Women’s International Perspective, CA –
Natural disasters ravaged innocent victims from Burma to the Caribbean. The world participated in and protested one of the most anticipated Olympics in …

Voice of the Martyrs Alert, VA –
About 70 ethnic Karen from Myanmar began coming to the financially-struggling church earlier this year, and have since helped the church by volunteering to …

What’s your year-end list?
Creative Loafing Atlanta, GA –
Burma’s military junta — When Category 4 Cyclone Nargis devastated Burma in May, the goons who run Burma were not only unprepared but refused to admit …

Inaugural Sao Thusandi Award Given in Chiang Mai
Shan Herald Agency for News, Thailand –
The first awardee, Sai Phu Murng, was one of the founders of the Migrant Justice Program of the Human Rights Development Foundation (HRDF), …

Defectors Awaited Children in South Korea
自由亞洲電臺, Washington DC –
Four children in a group of would-be North Korean defectors arrested in Burma had mothers waiting for them in South Korea. A Thai Navy boat patrols the …

Memorandum for the Secretary of State (press release), DC –
… conferred upon the President by section 14(b) of the Tom Lantos Block Burmese Junta’s Anti-Democratic Efforts (JADE) Act of 2008 (Public Law 110-286).

MSF’s Top Ten – How Disconnection Affects Public Health
WorldChanging –
This helps explain why Burma, still recovering from Cyclone Nargis, makes MSF’s list. It’s not a surprise that MSF hasn’t been able to send international …

Editorial: Texan of the Year finalist No. 4, Laura Bush
Dallas Morning News, TX –
Along one side lay Burma, whose government the first lady had scolded for its abuses, including the house arrest of democratic activist Aung San Suu Kyi. …

Maternal health problems in Myanmar widespread
Eureka! Science News, Canada –
The maternal health care issues facing women in eastern Burma (also known as Myanmar) are widespread and underreported, according to surveys by researchers …

Where Have All the Neocons Gone?
American Conservative Magazine, VA –
Power declared in Time in 2007 that as abuses mount in Burma and Darfur “a coalition of the concerned must insist that what is manifestly true of the …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

December 24, 2008 at 5:38 am

Day 14 – Thai political impasse

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Iconic Bangkok hotel says hurt by Thai political row Yahoo, Thailand –

Viewership of Thai Protest-Linked Website Doubles After Clash RedOrbit, TX –

Politicos meeting yields no concrete solution to political stalemate Thai News Agency MCOT, Thailand –

What Sondhi really wants for Thailand Asia Times Online, Hong Kong –

Thai shares jump 3.07% on regional rebound Bangkok Post, Thailand –

UNCTAD chief still confident of Thai economic fundamentals Bangkok Post, Thailand –

Street fighting in the historical center of Bangkok France24, France –

SET chief wants emergency decree lifted Bangkok Post, Thailand –

Thai Premier Samak Says Cooking Show Didn’t Break Law (Update2) Bloomberg –


Thai Premier Samak Says Cooking Show Didn’t Break Law (Update1)
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By Rattaphol Onsanit and Daniel Ten Kate Sept. 8 (Bloomberg) — Thai Prime Minister Samak Sundaravej, facing a second week of calls to quit by anti-government protesters occupying his ceremonial office, said he didn’t break the law by hosting a cooking …

Cooking show adds to Thailand PM’s troubles The Associated Press

Thai court to rule on PM’s case on Tuesday Reuters

Thai PM testifies in court over cooking programmes Mathaba.Net, UK –

Thai PM faces court battle over cooking show Forbes, NY –

Thai leader in court over TV show BBC News, UK –

Embattled Thai premier denies moonlighting charges – Summary Earthtimes (press release), UK –

Barber shops, massage and music at Bangkok’s protest camp AFP –

Thai court to rule on PM’s case on Tuesday U.S. Daily, ca –

Thai PM in the soup over cook show, Qatar –

Thai PM testifies to Constitution Court Xinhua, China –

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New group of scholars campaign for peaceful politics Nation Multimedia, Thailand –

Thai Lawmakers May Speed Up Vote to Resolve Dispute, Samak Says Bloomberg –

Protesters dig in despite fear of Thai authorities Financial Times, UK –

Military coup possible: Thai defence advisor Radio Australia, Australia –

Embattled Thai premier rules out coup Gulf Daily News, Bahrain –

Markets nervy after poor US jobs, Australia –

Lessons for Turkey from Thailand Turkish Daily News (subscription), Turkey –

Tourists caught in riot Maitland Mercury, Australia –

How one million cows won an election Electric New Paper, Singapore –

Near anniversary of 2006 putsch, ‘new coup possible’ Bangkok Post, Thailand –

Thai PM rules out military coup Radio New Zealand, New Zealand –

NEWSWEEK International Editions: Highlights and Exclusives … PR Newswire (press release), NY –

Thailand’s political turmoil shakes tourists and investors: analysts AFP –

Thai central bank to intervene if baht becomes volatile Forbes, NY –

Rift threatens to widen as govt backers plan rallies Nation Multimedia, Thailand –

Prasopsuk optimistic about finding solution Nation Multimedia, Thailand –

Mediation will be tough, but it is our best hope Nation Multimedia, Thailand –

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Day 10 – Can Thai PM stay on?

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Thai PM’s compound a fairground with food, massage (Pressemitteilung), Austria

Thai PM Says He Won’t Quit RedOrbit, TX –

Worse than a coup Economist, UK –

Thai prime minister refuses to resign but offers referendum, United Kingdom –

Foreign arrivals down 30 percent in Bangkok: industry group AFP –

Gunman fires shots at Thai protesters, 2 hurt Reuters AlertNet, UK –

2 university students shot on the way to protest at PM’s residence Xinhua, China –

US calls for calm as Thailand facing political violence Xinhua, China –

Thai PM lashes ‘doomsday cult’ Melbourne Herald Sun, Australia –

Thai tips for good demonstrating France24, France –

Thai Telecommunication giant threatens to close international gateway RedOrbit, TX –

US closely watching Thai unrest: White House AFP –

TIMELINE: Ten days of street protests Reuters –

Thailand’s grumpy, food-loving PM defies critics Reuters –

In pictures: Bangkok stand-off BBC News, UK –


Thailand’s Samak Rejects Protesters’ Demands to Quit (Update3)
Bloomberg –
By Daniel Ten Kate and Rattaphol Onsanit Sept. 4 (Bloomberg) — Thai Prime Minister Samak Sundaravej vowed to stay in office as a key minister resigned and three days of emergency rule failed to end the occupation of Government House by thousands of

Thai PM plans referendum to end crisis Swissinfo, Switzerland –

Victory of Thailand’s coup-makers United Press International, Asia, Hong Kong –

Thai PM refuses to resign despite growing crisis, India –

Thai Leader Promises Referendum New York Times

Thailand to hold crisis referendum PRESS TV

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Thai Govt proposes referendum on political future ABC Online, Australia –

Thai churches should pressure government on peaceful response to … ChristianToday, UK –

PAD leader Sondhi reasserts intention to continue protest Thai News Agency MCOT, Thailand –

PAD accepts public referendum proposal, remains adamant that …, Thailand –

Thailand protesters unmoved by emergency Los Angeles Times, CA –

Thai PM refuses to resign or call elections AFP –

Thai Vote To Address Crisis Sky News, UK –

Lesson For Malaysia In The Thai Crisis Sin Chew Jit Poh, Malaysia –

Thai prime minister refuses to resign, suggests referendum (Roundup) Monsters and –

Thai cabinet floats referendum to end political crisis Radio Australia, Australia –

Thailand suggests referendum on crisis The Associated Press –

Army Chief to request workers at strike to return to work., Thailand –

Thai Cabinet agrees to hold referendum on political crisis KTVZ, OR –

Thai protest leader wants to reduce voters’ power The Associated Press –

4TH LD: Thai gov’t opts for national referendum to resolve … Yahoo, Thailand –

Chart Thai party suggests referendum to resolve political problems, Thailand –

Thailand May Miss Tourism Targets as Unrest Spurs Cancellations Bloomberg –

Tourists desert Thailand, South Africa –

Defiant Thai PM refuses to quit Reuters UK, UK –

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Thai PM refuses to resign (Pressemitteilung), Austria –

Thai Prime Minister Resists Push to Resign Wall Street Journal –

Thailand protesters unmoved by emergency Los Angeles Times, CA –

Thai protest leader wants to reduce voters’ power The Associated Press –

FACTBOX-Thailand’s political crisis — what happens next? Reuters AlertNet, UK –

Thai PM refuses to resign or call elections AFP –

Stalemate in Thailand Irish Times, Ireland –

Emotion of PAD runs high as PM speaks to nation Bangkok Post, Thailand –

Thai PM insists to stay on People’s Daily Online, China –

Protesters say stress concerns unfounded Bangkok Post, Thailand –

Non-MP could take over as PM, says Somsak Bangkok Post, Thailand –

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Thai PM says no reason for government to quit
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BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thai Prime Minister Samak Sundaravej said on Thursday he saw no reason for his government to resign in the face of a three-month old street campaign by opposition activists.

Thai PM refuses to resign International Herald Tribune

Thai premier says he has no intention of resigning despite protests Yahoo, Thailand –

Thai PM says will not quit or dissolve parliament Reuters AlertNet, UK –

Troubled Thai PM ‘will not quit’ BBC News

Thai PM refuses to resign The Associated Press –

Samak stays on Bangkok Post, Thailand –

Protests continue as Thai Foreign Minister resigns Radio Australia, Australia –

Thai political standoff worries economic observers (Pressemitteilung), Austria –

Gen Anupong’s role in Samak’s crisis Bangkok Post, Thailand –

‘Tis better to step aside to move forward Bangkok Post, Thailand –

Backpackers in Bangkok ask: What crisis? Reuters UK, UK –

Thai Government Attempts to Block Web Red Herring, CA –

Thailand government refuses to confirm reports that foreign, Canada –

Thai PM’s cabinet crumbles The National, United Arab Emirates

Thai general strike averted CNN –

Raise Thai alert to bring refunds hope, says group The Standard, Hong Kong –

Thais braced for strikes as unions join protest Independent, UK –

What if you issued a decree and nobody cared Nation Multimedia, Thailand –

Unity now, or fce the economic consequences Nation Multimedia, Thailand –

In photos: ‘Thailand Politics Protests’ Monsters and –

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Day 9 – Thai crisis runs deep

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Thai protest continues as foreign minister quits, UK –

A briefing on the crisis in Thailand, UK –

Threat of strikes after unions join protesters New Zealand Herald, New Zealand –

Thai Protesters Defy Premier’s State of Emergency
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Watchdog wants SAR to upgrade Thailand warning The Standard, Hong Kong –

Profile: Thailand’s PAD MWC News, Canada –

Carnival Atmosphere in Bangkok, Despite Emergency Decree Voice of America

Shopping, music at focal point of Thai protest Reuters –

Thai prime minister in increasingly tight corner Radio Netherlands, Netherlands –

Cal-Comp ‘Unaffected’ by Thai Riots Circuits Assembly, GA –

Crisis? What crisis, ask backpackers in Bangkok Reuters UK, UK –

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Thai government tries to shut down 400 websites –
Thailand’s Information and Communications Technology Ministry sought court orders yesterday to shut down about 400 websites and advised internet service providers to block 1200 sites it considers a danger to national security or disturbing social order

Video: Thai Protesters Remain Defiant, Vow to Fight On AssociatedPress

Thai workers ignore anti-democracy strike, United Kingdom –

Protesters demand cabinet resignations; people’s voice in new Thai News Agency MCOT, Thailand –

What Do Thailand’s Protestors Want? TIME –

Thailand faces internal and international conflict Religious Intelligence Ltd, UK

Thailand faces public sector strike PRESS TV, Iran –

Divided on emergency decree Straits Times, Singapore –

PAD seizes Phuket provincial hall, closes provincial offices Mathaba.Net, UK –

Poll: Respondents split 50:50 over State of Emergency Decree Thai News Agency MCOT, Thailand –

Thailand democracy at risk Toronto Star,  Canada –

Thai capital stand-off continues BBC News, UK –

Bangkok in state of emergency as ‘coup’ riots flare Irish Independent, Ireland –

Bangkok: public sector on general strike, anti-government protests, Italy

The Demonstrators Continue Their Blockades in Bangkok, Thailand

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Bangkok strikes fall flat, but protests drag on
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By Nopporn Wong-Anan BANGKOK (Reuters) – A strike by public sector unions to pile more pressure on Thailand’s prime minister had little impact on daily life in Bangkok on Wednesday, a day after emergency rule was imposed to quash anti-government

Thai army chief balks at protest crackdown Reuters

Thai leader faces challenge in streets and courts International Herald Tribune

Bangkok: public sector on general strike, anti-government protests, Italy –

No end to Thai crisis despite emergency RTT News, NY –

Thai ambassador downplays rallies Ottawa Citizen,  Canada –

Army Chief meets with military officers, Thailand –

University presidents call on PM to dissolve House of Representatives Thai News Agency MCOT, Thailand –

Thai protests go on despite emergency Business Day, South Africa –

Five Crucial Steps for Ending Crisis Nation Multimedia, Thailand –

Samak’s Shaky Hold on Power Asia Sentinel, Hong Kong –

Thai gov’t allays international community concerns Radio Australia, Australia –

Japan, South Korea, Now Thailand Has Problems ABN Newswire (press release), Australia

Sondhi gives first hint of compromise Bangkok Post, Thailand –

PRESS DIGEST – Thai newspapers – Sept 3 Reuters –

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Thai army chief balks at protest crackdown

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By Nopporn Wong-Anan BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thai soldiers would not use force to evict protesters occupying the prime minister’s office, army chief Anupong Paochinda said on Tuesday despite a state of emergency giving him the power to do so.

Thai leader faces challenge in streets and courts International Herald Tribune, France –

Thai protesters flout premier’s state of emergency The Associated Press

Emergency declared in Thai capital after clashes AFP

Sondhi gives first hint of compromise Bangkok Post, Thailand –

Thai protestors get help from utilities and airline workers South Korea News, South Korea –

Another bitter lesson that may get us nowhere Nation Multimedia, Thailand –

We will die for the King Gulf Daily News, Bahrain –

Thaksin’s long shadow, UK –

Emergency declared in Thai capital after clashes AFP –

Army cracks down on rioters Scotsman, United Kingdom –

Thai premier’s declaration brings little difference to most of Bangkok Malaysia Star, Malaysia –

Prime minister’s lawn becomes a battleground for old-school Thais, United Kingdom –

Leading article: King and country Independent, UK –

Thai army pledges restraint Straits Times, Singapore –

Thailand must resist mob rule Financial Times, UK –

Thailand PM struggles to keep order as crisis deepens The National, United Arab Emirates –

Thai protesters vow to defy emergency decree South China Morning Post (subscription), Hong Kong –

Thai unions throw support behind protesters ABC Online, Australia –

Thailand: Emergency measures hit freedom of speech Amnesty International UK, UK –

Thailand Thailand’s army chief says he will not use emergency powers euronews, France –

Thais skirt media crackdown, for now Hollywood Reporter, United States –

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Day 8 of Anti-government protest, Thai PM on Bangkok Emergency


Can the Army really play the role of peacemaker Nation Multimedia, Thailand –

Thailand travel warning amid turmoil, New Zealand –

Thai army chief balks at protest crackdown Swissinfo, Switzerland –

Post’s Comments by Pattnapong Chantranontwong, Editor Bangkok Post, Thailand –

Thailand’s political impasse clings on after state of emergency Xinhua, China –

Bangkok Remains Under State of Emergency Following Violent TransWorldNews (press release), GA –

RI hopes Thai govt to hold dialogs with protesters Antara, Indonesia –

No solutions seen as Bangkok clashes recall Bloody May 1992 Manila Times, Philippines –

Warning over Thailand travel TeleText, UK –

One dead and 44 injured – who’s to blame? France24, France –

6TH LD: Emergency imposed in Bangkok after clashes kill 1, injure 45 Yahoo, Thailand –

PM: Surrounding Govt House is the solution Bangkok Post, Thailand –

Vote-buying claim deepens Thai crisis The Age, Australia –

Protests in Thailand spread after riot, India –

Calls for Thailand’s ruling party to be dissolved euronews, France – (video included)

(Video) Thai PM declares emergency in Bangkok AssociatedPress

Pro-government supporters clashed with anti-government protesters during a demonstration on Tuesday morning outside Government House in Bangkok.

Thailand in crisis as ruling party faces fraud claims

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BANGKOK, Thailand (CNN) — Thailand’s election commission ruled Tuesday that Prime Minister Samak Sundaravej’s party committed electoral fraud in the December elections and should be dissolved, state media reported.

Thai Army Chief Renounces Force New York Times, United States –

Thailand teeters on the brink Asia Times Online –

China calls for political stability in Thailand Xinhua, China –

Update: Thai PM Places Bangkok Under State Of Calamity AHN –

British holidaymakers warned to avoid trouble-hit Thailand after … Daily Mail, UK –

Senators protest against use of Emergency Decree to control situation, Thailand –

Timeline: Political upheaval in Thailand, UK –

How the Thai crisis could play out, Qatar –

Rally may end within two days: Sondhi Bangkok Post, Thailand –

FocusPolitical turmoil to shake Thai economy ICIS (subscription), UK –

Thai instability rocks market First Post, UK –

Thai stocks and baht slide after emergency decree Sydney Morning Herald, Australia –

Thai Airways union plans tough measures The Standard, Hong Kong –

Tokyo Gains Limited, Thailand Totters, On Instability Forbes, NY –

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Person Dies in Thai Protests

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By SETH MYDANS and THOMAS FULLER BANGKOK – Prime Minister Samak Sundaravej imposed a state of emergency Tuesday on Bangkok after groups of demonstrators clashed on the street, but he called it “the most gentle way to bring the country back to peace” …

Life Goes On As Usual In Bangkok Bernama, Malaysia –

PPP mulls idea of referendum on who stays and who goes Bangkok Post, Thailand –

Emergency declared in Thai capital after clashes

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Thai PM announces emergency rule in Bangkok, Thailand –
by Bupha Ravirot Prime Minister of Thailand, Samak Sundaravej declared a state of emergency in the capital Bangkok on Tuesday morning, after a fight on …

State Of Emergency In Bangkok Sky News, UK –

Thai PM on Bangkok emergency BBC News, UK –


In pictures: Bangkok clashes BBC News, UK –

Jetstar’s Thailand rescue mission costs $600k New Zealand Herald, New Zealand –

Thai emergency hits baht and shares, but bonds rise Reuters UK, UK –

Thailand Declares State of Emergency, Clashes Kill 1 (Update3) Bloomberg

Thai baht falls to 12-month low The Standard, Hong Kong –

State of emergency in Thailand: What it means (Pressemitteilung), Austria –

Business leaders call for restraint Bangkok Post, Thailand –

Confrontation may be winding down Bangkok Post, Thailand –

Disunity of the unions Bangkok Post, Thailand –

PAD shrugs off UDD deadline Bangkok Post, Thailand –

Diplomats find the impasse alarming Bangkok Post, Thailand –

PAD defies emergency orders to end protest Bangkok Post, Thailand –

Three Thai wounded were shot The Standard, Hong Kong –

3 killed, 20 injured in Bangkok clashes People’s Daily Online, China –

Samak to lose power…and water Nation Multimedia, Thailand –

Death on the street Bangkok Post, Thailand –

Several hurt in Thailand clashes, Qatar –

Pro-government Thai mob marches toward rivals International Herald Tribune, France –

PAD denies responsibility for bombing police box Nation Multimedia, Thailand –

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Thailand’s anti-government protest enters one-week phase

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Tear gas used to disperse protesters gathered near police HQ in Prince George Citizen, Canada

Thailand’s political stalemate deepens Christian Science Monitor, MA –

MPs join protest but PM defiant New Zealand Herald, New Zealand –

POLITICS-THAILAND: Talk of Anarchy Inter Press Service, Italy –

Thai protest leader warns of looming “confrontation” available … Monsters and –

Top Thai union calls for strike to boost protests AFP –

Lost in Transit: airport closure cost B250m a day Phuket Gazette, Thailand –

Thai protests spread to utilities and transportation International Herald Tribune, France –

Three airports in Thailand re-open Flight International –

Foreign concern Bangkok Post, Thailand –

Thai PM Hangs on Amid Protests ABC News

Thai state unions plan strike to force PM out Shanghai Daily, China –

Bomb targets police in Thai protests, UK –

Confederation of State Enterprise Labour Union threatens to strike Bangkok Post, Thailand –

More state enterprises consider to join PAD Nation Multimedia, Thailand –

Tourists free to fly after Thai airport opens up China Internet Information Center|, China –

Democracy, voting and informed consent United Press International, Asia, Hong Kong –

Phuket and Hat Yai airports re-open amid deepening Thai crisis … MoodieReport, UK –

All board members of State Railway Thailand resign, India –

Bangkok bomb raises fears of violent campaign Washington Post, United States –

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Commentary: White turns black Bangkok Post, Thailand –

Analysis: Tyranny of a minority Bangkok Post, Thailand –

Thai PM Calls for More Debate (press release), New Zealand –

Marchers see debate as a waste of time Bangkok Post, Thailand –

Government supports rally against PAD Bangkok Post, Thailand –


Thai Government Backers Take to Streets
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By THOMAS FULLER BANGKOK – Thailand’s political crisis entered a more delicate and volatile phase on Sunday when government supporters took to the streets as a counterweight to the antigovernment protesters who have occupied the prime minister’s …

Thai premier rejects lawmakers calls to step down International Herald Tribune

Supporters back embattled Thai PM

Day one and they’ve got me talking like a girl, says new Thailand … Daily Mail, UK –

Thai gov promotes Thaksin classmate in military reshuffle The Post, Pakistan –

Thai leader fends off calls for his resignation The Associated Press

Bangkok tense Straits Times, Singapore –

Those stranded for the last two days leave Phuket and Krabias TODAYonline, Singapore –

Thailand’s parliament tries to defuse anti-government protests Times Online, UK –

Thailand PM urged to dissolve parilament Radio Australia, Australia –

Voices against Thai PM grow louder The National, United Arab Emirates –

Thai parliament debates protests Kuwait Times, Kuwait

Carnival atmosphere as Thai protesters dig in South China Morning Post (subscription), Hong Kong –

Thai PM calls in lawmakers for crisis talks South China Morning Post (subscription), Hong Kong –

Once again, Thailand needs its king’s help South China Morning Post (subscription), Hong Kong –

Stranded tourists leave Phuket after airport reopens 31/08 19:03 CET euronews, France –

Thai Premier Rejects Call for Election as Protests Continue Bloomberg –

Thai PM shuns calls for House dissolution Thai News Agency MCOT, Thailand

The facts about vote-buying and the patronage system Nation Multimedia, Thailand –

Counter rallies mobilise Nation Multimedia, Thailand –

It’s managing the power, stupid! Nation Multimedia, Thailand –

What’s Expected This Week Nation Multimedia, Thailand –

Thai PBS free to report on protest as it sees fit Nation Multimedia, Thailand –

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September 1, 2008 at 1:43 am

6th Day of Anti-government Protests in Thailand

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Philip Bowring: A high-wire act in Thailand International Herald Tribune, France –

Brit Travellers In Thailand Warned Sky News, UK –

Phuket airport reopens after closure by protestors euronews, France –

Protesters threaten to close 7 airports, key road in south Thai News Agency MCOT, Thailand –

Thai PM Calls Parliament To Discuss Anti-Government Protests RTT News, NY –

Demonstrators still rule in Thai seat of government Australian News, Australia –

Warning over Thailand unrest, UK –

Blame Game in Parliament Nation Multimedia, Thailand –

Thai Premier Defiant Amid Urgent Session on Protests (Update1) Bloomberg –

Thai PM’s allies hit street as debate begins Washington Post, United States –

It’s the government and premier who caused problems : Jurin Nation Multimedia, Thailand –

Thai PM convenes emergency session on political crisis Xinhua, China –

Australians aren’t under threat in Thailand: Smith ABC Online, Australia –

Thai PM seeks Parliament’s help in ending protests (Pressemitteilung), Austria –

Thai prime minister seeks Parliament’s help Philippine Star, Philippines –


Thai PM reiterates: Won’t dissolve House, nor resign; Parliament …
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BANGKOK, Aug 31 (TNA) — Reiterating that he would neither resign nor dissolve the House, Prime Minister Samak Sundaravej said Sunday he is duty-bound to …

Thai Premier Samak Defiant Before Emergency Session on Protests
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By Rattaphol Onsanit and Daniel Ten Kate Aug. 31 (Bloomberg) — Thai Prime Minister Samak Sundaravej rejected calls for his resignation today as lawmakers met for an emergency parliamentary session to deal with protests that threaten to paralyze the …

Thai PM reiterates: Won’t dissolve House, nor resign; Parliament Thai News Agency MCOT, Thailand –

UPDATE 1-Govt supporters mass in front of Thai parliament Reuters –

Thai Premier Samak Defiant Before Emergency Session on Protests Bloomberg –

Thai leaders call emergency session, Qatar –

Thai prime minister seeks Parliament’s help International Herald Tribune, France

Thai PM seeks parliament debate BBC News, UK –

Samak insists he will stay, did nothing wrong Bangkok Post, Thailand –

PM holds tough in face of protest crisis Bangkok Post, Thailand –

FACTBOX-Thailand’s political crisis — what happens next? Reuters –

Thai premier: Emergency rule not needed to quell protests, Philippines –

Pressure grows on Thai prime minister to resign The Associated Press –

Thai parliament to meet as protests undermine PM Reuters –

Thai Parliament to hold special session on protests Radio Australia, Australia –

Thai PM consults king over escalating protests AFP –

Thai prime minister seeks Parliament’s help (Pressemitteilung), Austria –

Samak lambasts Thai PBS Nation Multimedia, Thailand –

What hurt me most is media’s behaviour: Samak Nation Multimedia, Thailand

Samak makes call-in to six-party meeting Nation Multimedia, Thailand –

Thai democracy a work in progress Malaysia Star, Malaysia –

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Written by Lwin Aung Soe

August 31, 2008 at 6:39 am