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19 Dec 2013 : Caretaker Deputy Commerce Minister and red-shirt co-leader Nattawut Saikuar on Thursday lashed out at the Election Commission for hinting that the Feb 2 national election could be delayed to avoid unrest.
19 Dec 2013 : Media organisations Thursday issued a statement suggesting the Feb 2 national election is unlikely to go smoothly unless common ground is reached by all groups of the political divide and pleaded for Thais to be patient and avoid confrontation that would worsen the situation.
13 Dec 2013 : PHUKET : Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore on Thursday agreed to start joint patrols along the Strait of Malacca, in a new bid to fight piracy on the seas.
13 Dec 2013 : The health of Their Majesties the King and Queen continues to improve, a member of the royal team of physicians says.
13 Dec 2013 : The government is competing with protesters to take over the "political reform agenda" to break the current deadlock and steer the country towards next year's general election.
13 Dec 2013 : Supreme Commander Tanasak Patimapragorn has agreed to meet with anti-government protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban and hear the People's Democratic Reform Committee's (PDRC) proposals for national reform.
12 Dec 2013 : Anti Thaksin-regime rally leader Suthep Thaugsuban on Thursday evening said the supreme commander and leaders of the army, navy, air force and police have agreed to meet with him and other protest leaders on Saturday to hear an explanation of their "political reform" plans.
12 Dec 2013 : Police on Thursday arrested a Nigerian man on charges of possessing illicit drugs after a raid on a Sukhumvit hotel, and further investigation found he had entered Thailand using one of the 300 visa stickers lost from the Thai embassy in Kuala Lumpur.
12 Dec 2013 : You can be a red-shirt member in your heart, but it's better not to advertise the fact, key supporters of the government warn.
12 Dec 2013 : Caretaker Foreign Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul lobbied Asean countries on Thursday to show support for the general election, a government source said.
12 Dec 2013 : Prominent red-shirt Yossawaris Chuklom, alias Jeng Dokchik, Thursday pleaded not guilty to armed robbery charges related to his role in the April 10, 2010 political violence in Bangkok.
12 Dec 2013 : Protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban vowed on Thursday to derail the general election and go ahead with his plan to set up a "people's council".