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05 Dec 2013 : The government is seeking to prosecute individuals and businesses which aided anti-government protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul said yesterday.
05 Dec 2013 : Burnt-out vehicles were still scattered around Government House yesterday amid other debris.
04 Dec 2013 : Former prime minister Banharn Silpa-archa on Wednesday led 34 former executive members of the dissolved Chart Thai party to apply for membership of Chartthaipattana after the expiry of a five-year ban from politics imposed by the Constitution Court in 2008.
04 Dec 2013 : Anti-government protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban has for the first time spelt out what he means by his proposal for a "people's council" to run the country.
04 Dec 2013 : The upcoming celebrations for His Majesty the King's birthday are behind the Metropolitan Police Bureau's (MPB) decision to allow anti-government protesters into their headquarters and Government House.
04 Dec 2013 : Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has assigned Deputy Prime Minister Pongthep Thepkanjana and Justice Minister Chaikasem Nitisiri to consult legal experts about a solution to the political crisis.
04 Dec 2013 : After two days of heavy clashes, anti-government demonstrators and riot police suddenly turned from foes to friends yesterday when officers agreed to let protesters into the Metropolitan Police Bureau (MPB) and Government House compounds.
04 Dec 2013 : The Criminal Court has ordered police to stop distributing copies of the arrest warrant issued for protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban to people who are not the subject of the warrant.
04 Dec 2013 : The US and UK ambassadors to Thailand have spoken to the prime minister and the opposition leader to encourage them to enter a restrained and peaceful dialogue.
04 Dec 2013 : Police have confirmed that five people died during political protests since Saturday, all in the Ramkhamhaeng area.
04 Dec 2013 : The Metropolitan Police Bureau has detained seven suspects believed to be vocational students who have taken part in the anti-government protest.
ON THE RECORD
04 Dec 2013 : Amid a mystifying political situation, with anti-government protesters unsure about whether to give up their whistles, foreign business people are concerned. Despite Thailand's strong competitiveness, they fear the country is gradually losing its appeal to foreign investors because of regular political conflicts. Stanley Kang, chairman of the Joint Foreign Chambers of Commerce in Thailand (JFCCT), talks to Nop Tephaval about the issue.