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19 Dec 2013 : About 500 student-led demonstrators rallied outside the US embassy in Bangkok on Thursday, loudly denouncing Washington for supporting the Feb 2 election in Thailand.
19 Dec 2013 : Pheu Thai spokesman Prompong Nopparit on Thursday questioned Suthep Thaugsuban's motive for denying the legitimacy of the forthcoming election, arguing that the People's Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) leader could be trying to create the conditions for a military coup.
01 Dec 2013 : A badly-burned body has been found on a double-deck bus registered in Kamphaeng Phet province which was set on fire in front of the Rajamangala National Stadium on Ramkhamhaeng Road where the red shirts had rallied to show their support for the government.
01 Dec 2013 : Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra did not go to Johannesburg and moved from one place to another in Bangkok on Sunday as protesters escalated the rallies in several parts of the capital.
01 Dec 2013 : National army chief Prayuth Chan-ocha Sunday urged Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and anti-government protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban to hold talks, and called on police to stop using tear-gas on demonstrators.
01 Dec 2013 : People's Democratic Reform Committee leader Suthep Thaugsuban has called for everyone in the public and private sectors nationwide to stop work from Monday until the protest to remove the Yingluck government is resolved.
01 Dec 2013 : The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration's Erawan Centre has updated the Ramkhamhaeng clash toll to four killed and 57 wounded.
01 Dec 2013 : The current civil unrest in Bangkok will affect the influx of Chinese tourists to Thailand only in the short term, a tour company owner said on Sunday.
01 Dec 2013 : Police are moving towards the Government Complex and the Finance Ministry in an attempt to retake the two critical offices places from protesters, police spokesman Piya Uthayo said on Sunday.
01 Dec 2013 : Police hurled tear-gas canisters at a crowd of anti-government protesters approaching Panichayakarn intersection on Sunday and turned the hoses on others at different rallying points as the push to drive out the Yingluck administration continued unabated.
01 Dec 2013 : The National Broadcasting Service of Thailand (NBT) television station - Channel 11 - has agreed to air statements which may be made by People's Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) leader Suthep Thaugsuban, Thaworn Senneam said.
01 Dec 2013 : Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has cancelled her visit to South Africa originally set for Sunday, Thai Airways International said on Sunday.