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11 Dec 2013 : Other countries are concerned about the political situation in Thailand and support the decision to call a general election under a democratic system, Centre for the Administration of Peace and Order (Capo) director Surapong Tovichakchaikul said on national television on Wednesday.
11 Dec 2013 : All those involved in the ongoing political crisis must take a step back from arguing with one another and enter into "election mode" to bring peace to the country, Chatthaipattana Party representative Somsak Prissananantakul said on Wednesday.
09 Dec 2013 : Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Monday morning announced that the House of Representatives has been dissolved to pave the way for elections.
09 Dec 2013 : Air travellers are being advised to leave for Suvarnabhumi airport four hours ahead of their flights on Monday as severe traffic jams are expected.
09 Dec 2013 : The recent anti-government protests are evidence of tremendous progress in participatory democracy, peace activists say.
09 Dec 2013 : Seven leading private sector organisations will try to find a peaceful way to end the political deadlock at a meeting today.
09 Dec 2013 : Anti-government protesters are heading for Bangkok to join the People's Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) marches today, while others are preparing protests in the provinces.
09 Dec 2013 : A teenage motorcycle gang attacked anti-government demonstrators at the government complex with Molotov cocktails and bricks early yesterday.
09 Dec 2013 : Many foreign embassies appear reluctant to take up the government's invitation yesterday to observe how authorities handle today's "final battle" of anti-government protesters at Government House.
09 Dec 2013 : Legal scholar Kanit na Nakorn yesterday called on police investigators to withdraw criminal charges filed against anti-government protest leaders.
09 Dec 2013 : MPs from the opposition Democrat Party resigned en masse on Sunday in what was seen as the party's last-ditch effort to force Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to dissolve the House of Representatives and transfer administrative power to protesters.
09 Dec 2013 : Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has proposed a referendum on anti-government protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban's demand for a "people's council" and "people's government" if the political deadlock is not broken.