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21 Dec 2013 : The Pheu Thai Party will move forward to the scheduled election on Feberuary 2 even though the Democrats had called for a postponement of the election, party leader Charupong Ruangsuwan said on Saturday.
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.
20 Dec 2013 : The anti-government demonstrators yesterday geared up for Sunday's mass rally by marching through downtown Bangkok and gathered outside the US embassy to protest against Washington's support of the Feb 2 general election.
20 Dec 2013 : The Department of Special Investigation (DSI) looks set to prosecute more influential members of the People's Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC), DSI chief Tarit Pengdit said yesterday.
20 Dec 2013 : Police will be deployed along roads which run past 27 embassies during the planned anti-government mass rally on Sunday.
20 Dec 2013 : The Election Commission on Thursday warned that proceeding with the upcoming general election may fuel further unrest, and urged the government and protesters to reach a compromise.
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.
19 Dec 2013 : The wife of missing lawyer Somchai Neelapaijit on Thursday petitioned the Justice Ministry to clarify whether her husband's case file had been stolen from the Department of Special Investigation (DSI) during the occupation of its offices by anti-government protesters.
19 Dec 2013 : The Election Commission has called on the caretaker administration and anti-government protesters to hold talks to settle their dispute over whether the Feb 2 general election should be postponed.
19 Dec 2013 : A general election will take place on Feb 2 as scheduled, Election Commission chairman Supachai Somcharoen affirmed on Thursday, as anti-government demonstrators drummed up their campaign to defer the polls until there has been reform.
19 Dec 2013 : About 500 student-led demonstrators rallied outside the United States embassy in Bangkok on Thursday, loudly denouncing Washington for supporting the Feb 2 election in Thailand.