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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.
18 Dec 2013 : The planned rally on Sunday will cover all key areas in Bangkok from 1pm to 6 pm, protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban said on Wednesday night.
18 Dec 2013 : The Department of Special Investigation will tomorrow issue summonses for 17 key leaders of the anti-government People's Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) to acknowledge charges relating to their roles in leading the protest movement.
18 Dec 2013 : Anti-government demonstrators on Wednesday warned the Democrat Party it would lose their support and all of its credibility if it decided to field candidates in the national election.
18 Dec 2013 : Caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra disappointed supporters and opponents waiting for her at Surin railway station on Wednesday after worried advisers rerouted her to another depot.
18 Dec 2013 : The military supports the calling of a general election and is ready to deploy troops to help oversee it if asked, Supreme Commander Tanasak Patimaprakorn said on Wednesday.
18 Dec 2013 : The People's Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) is attempting to drum up support from foreign diplomats as part of its campaign to oust the government in response to fierce international lobbying by the caretaker administration of Yingluck Shinawatra.
18 Dec 2013 : Six former Democrat Party MPs for Surat Thani province have announced they will not run in the Feb 2 elections, according to Naew Na online.
18 Dec 2013 : Srisuwan Janya, secretary-general of the Thai Constitution Protection Association, on Wednesday filed a petition with the Election Commission seeking an investigation into whether the allocation of a budget from the central fund to pay a bonus for government officials as proposed by the Finance Ministry is constitutional.
18 Dec 2013 : Former commerce minister Mingkwan Saengsuwan announced his resignation as a member of the Pheu Thai Party on Wednesday.
18 Dec 2013 : Economic growth could be curtailed in 2014 if the government pushes ahead with a general election on Feb 2 amid continuing political conflict, former finance minister Thanong Bhidaya warned on Wednesday.