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20 Dec 2013 : Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has called on the armed forces to stay neutral throughout the current political conflict, Defence Ministry spokesman Thanatip Sawangsaeng said on Friday.
20 Dec 2013 : The Feb 2 general election is unlikely to go smoothly, according to more than half of people questioned by Nida Poll.
14 Dec 2013 : Anti-government protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban made his pitch to the country's military leaders yesterday, who listened politely but declined to be drawn into a political fight.
14 Dec 2013 : The national police chief says he could have faced criminal charges if he had attended Saturday's meeting between military top brass and anti-government protest leaders.
14 Dec 2013 : Anti-government protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban on Saturday called on academics to join his movement to set up an appointed people's council to reform the political system.
14 Dec 2013 : More than 40 countries have expressed support for the planned general election in Thailand on Feb 2, acting Foreign Minister Surapong Towichakchaikul said on Saturday.
14 Dec 2013 : The number of tourist arrivals during the New Year countdown is expected to fall and could continue declining until the Chinese New Year if anti-government protests in Bangkok prolong, according to the Ministry of Tourism and Sports.
14 Dec 2013 : The Council of State, the government's legal arm, insisted yesterday it would be impossible to postpone the upcoming general election.
14 Dec 2013 : The government expects a road map to the country's political reform to be ready by the end of the month, permanent secretary to the PM's Office Minister Tongthong Chandransu says.
14 Dec 2013 : Protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban on Friday withdrew from the government's reform forum hours after agreeing to participate in the meeting on Sunday.
14 Dec 2013 : Hundreds of red-shirt supporters have attended the cremation of their 26-year-old peer who was shot dead during clashes with Ramkhamhaeng University (RU) students late last month.
14 Dec 2013 : Frmer Asean secretary-general Surin Pitsuwan and UN Conference on Trade and Development chief Supachai Panitchpakdi are two possible choices for Democrat Party leader, a deputy party chief said yesterday.