11 Dec 2013 : People's Democratic Reform Committee leader Suthep Thaugsuban will not be able to report to the prosecutors to be formally indicted in connection with the deaths and injuries in the military crackdown on protesters during the 2010 political violence, PDRC core member Thaworn Senneam said on Wednesday.
11 Dec 2013 : Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn on Wednesday officially opened the Fourth Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge across the Mekong River, linking Chiang Rai province with Bokaeo in Laos.
11 Dec 2013 : The Stock Exchange of Thailand main index went down 0.68 point, or 0.05%, to close at 1,366.74 points at the end of trading session this morning. The trade value was 11.02 billion baht, with 2.43 billion shares traded.
11 Dec 2013 : The National Anti-Corruption Commission will on Thursday start its examination of a petition seeking the impeachment of 312 lawmakers in connection with the charter amendment on the make-up of the Senate, which was ruled unconstitutional by the Constitution Court, NACC member and spokesman Vicha Mahakhun said on Wednesday.
11 Dec 2013 : Other countries are concerned about the political situation in Thailand and support the decision to call a general election under a democratic system, Centre for the Administration of Peace and Order (Capo) director Surapong Tovichakchaikul said on national television on Wednesday.
11 Dec 2013 : All those involved in the ongoing political crisis must take a step back from arguing with one another and enter into "election mode" to bring peace to the country, Chatthaipattana Party representative Somsak Prissananantakul said on Wednesday.
11 Dec 2013 : Singapore will ban the sale and consumption of alcohol in the Little India district this weekend as more arrests were made after the country's first riot in more than four decades.
11 Dec 2013 : Tida Tawornseth, chair of the United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD), described as "insane and absurd" the People's Democratic Reform Committee's (PDRC) "order" that the authorities take legal action against caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and cabinet members on insurrection charges.
11 Dec 2013 : Thailand's baht rose to a two-week high after Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra dissolved parliament to defuse anti-government protests that are now in their second month in Bangkok.
11 Dec 2013 : MANILA - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Wednesday lowered its growth forecast for Southeast Asia amid the political turmoil in Thailand and the devastation from Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.