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21 Dec 2013 : Thailand needs a reform and politicians are the main reason why the country is in a "traumatised" condition, according to Korbsak Sabhavasu, the former Democrat Party deputy leader.
21 Dec 2013 : The Criminal Court on Friday sentenced a former Pheu Thai Party MP to two years in prison, commuted from three, for public fraud.
15 Dec 2013 : Police yesterday reclaimed an area near the southern part of Government House at Orathai bridge from anti-government protesters who had occupied it for almost two weeks.
15 Dec 2013 : The Democrat Party has refused to join the caretaker government's reform forum today, stressing the party is unwilling to be used as "a rubber stamp" for administration.
15 Dec 2013 : The Pheu Thai Party has called on the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) not to base its probe into criminal cases against 383 politicians on the current anti-government atmosphere.
15 Dec 2013 : The EU has joined more than 40 countries in expressing support for the Feb 2 general election, with a representative calling for a peaceful resolution to the conflict through democratic means.
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.