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07 Dec 2013 : Anti-government protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban declared last night that demonstrators will "blow the final whistle" on Monday to seize power from the Yingluck Shinawatra administration.
07 Dec 2013 : Three core leaders of the red-shirt United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD) will host the Truth Today television programme on state-run Channel 11, in a move seen as an attempt to counter the anti-government protests.
07 Dec 2013 : The Public Health Ministry, Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) and rescue foundations have joined hands to adopt an emergency care plan to cope with possible violence during anti-government protests.
07 Dec 2013 : The Metropolitan Police Bureau (MPB) has geared up its effort to clamp down on anti-government protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban and his supporters by threatening to charge them with "cooperating with a rebellion".
07 Dec 2013 : A male teenager who was found dead in a burnt-out bus in front of Ramkhamhaeng University (RU) on Sunday was not a red-shirt supporter, Pol Gen Jarumporn Suramanee, an adviser to the Royal Thai Police Headquarters confirmed yesterday.
07 Dec 2013 : Deputy Prime Minister Phongthep Thepkanchana has dismissed the possibility of a people's council and a royally appointed prime minister as demanded by anti-government protesters.
07 Dec 2013 : The opposition Democrat and ruling Pheu Thai parties have both opted not to field candidates in upcoming by-elections for eight House seats.
07 Dec 2013 : Since the day former Democrat Party secretary-general Suthep Thaugsuban launched the anti-government rally more than a month ago, his family has stood by him.
06 Dec 2013 : Senator Paiboon Nititawan has denied claims by a red-shirt leader that he said the fatal confrontation between students and red-shirt supporters near Ramkhamhaeng University last weekend was planned.
06 Dec 2013 : Army chief Prayuth Chan-ocha has again urged leaders of the government and its opponents to hold talks to resolve the ongoing political turmoil.
06 Dec 2013 : Both the Pheu Thai and Democrat parties insist they will not field any candidates for the Dec 22 byelections to fill eight seats left vacant by former Democrat MPs.
06 Dec 2013 : YANGON - There can be no real political reform in Myanmar without amendments to the country's military-drafted constitution, opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi said on Friday.