09 Dec 2013 : The Centre for the Administration of Peace and Order (Capo) on Monday pleaded with the people, including students, taking part in the anti-government protests to go home now that Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra had dissolved the House of Representatives to return power to the people and maintain law and order.
09 Dec 2013 : Army chief Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha on Monday denied any there was army intervention in politics leading to the decision of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to dissolve the House, a source close to him said.
09 Dec 2013 : Members of the Democrat Party and their supporters have begun marching from the party headquarters to Government House to support the People's Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC), reports said.
09 Dec 2013 : The dissolution of the House of Representatives is a show of responsibility on the part of the government for the present political situation, Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva said in a telephone interview with Bluesky Channel on Monday morning.
09 Dec 2013 : Thai stocks were up 0.52% on Monday morning.
09 Dec 2013 : The dissolution of the House of Representatives announced by Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Monday morning would only solve the political situation in the short-term, Nipon Poapongsakorn, a distinguished fellow at the Thailand Development Research Institute (TDRI), said.
09 Dec 2013 : Many groups of anti-government protesters are moving from different starting points, all heading for Government House for the "final showdown," reports said.
09 Dec 2013 : The anti-government People's Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) on Monday demanded that interim Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and her cabinet ministers step down to pave way for the establishment of a "people's council".
09 Dec 2013 : Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Monday morning announced that the House of Representatives has been dissolved to pave the way for elections.
09 Dec 2013 : The Transport Co, the state-enterprise interprovincial bus operator, will next year equip all of its franchise buses and vans with global positioning system (GPS) devices to improve safety measures, Transport Minister Chadchart Sittipunt wrote on his Facebook page on Sunday.