Monday, November 22, 2010
More than 300 people were killed and hundreds more were injured in a stampede at an annual water festival in Cambodia that the prime minister on Tuesday called the nation’s worst tragedy since the murderous Khmer Rouge regime more than three decades ago.
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Monday, July 19, 2010
The return of artefacts to Cambodia's National Museum. Both countries celebrate diplomatic ties. Cambodia's culture minister spoke of his happiness that the artefacts are back in the country.
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Saturday, May 22, 2010
Cambodia's King Norodom Sihamoni visits the Japan Royals welcoming ceremony at the Royal Palace in Japan.
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Monday, May 17, 2010
Thai protesters and the government clash. Foreign embassies remain closed. There is a warning for travelers to not visit Bangkok. Many locals fear that the protest has damaged the countries image. The army is setting up borders to cut supplies against red shirt protesters. The government forces will also try to prevent red shirts from entry.
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Saturday, May 8, 2010
Thursday, May 6, 2010
Thailand Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva says parliament would be dissolved in September and elections would be held in November 14, 2010.
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Monday, May 3, 2010
Thursday, April 29, 2010
Tense Standoff between Thai Troops and Thai Protesters. Troops fired into the air to scare off protesters. Thai troops fire rubber bullets at the Thai protesters.
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Wednesday, April 28, 2010
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Monday, April 26, 2010
The Thailand Red Shirts start to dress in different colors. The Red Shirts are trying to avoid arrests if they dress in different colors. The Thailand Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva says he will try to resolve the problem.
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Friday, April 16, 2010
Thai authorities want to crack down on red shirt protesters that are demanding an election. There have been attempts to arrest the red shirt leaders. The red shirts rescued their leaders and gathered at the Bangkok shopping district.
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Saturday, April 10, 2010
Tensions in Bangkok: Anti-government protesters faced off against security forces. There were almost 100 people injured. Troops were given orders to clear red shirts.
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Thursday, April 8, 2010
Thailand declared a state of emergency in the capital on Wednesday after protesters stormed parliament, forcing government officials to flee by helicopter.
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Thursday, March 25, 2010
Thailand's red shirts still want parliament to be dissolved and a new election to begin. The Thaksin Alliance arrives and talk to the crowds. Roads leading to the parliamentary complex have been blocked and barricaded.
Saturday, March 20, 2010
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Protesters in Bangkok refuse to hold talks with the government unless parliament is dissolved and an election begins. The red shirts support the former Thailand Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra who was ousted by a military coup. Thailand Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva is willing to meet protesters to ease tensions. Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva is currently staying at a military base for protection.
Thursday, March 18, 2010
Thailand's red shirted protesters traveled to the house of Thailand Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva. The protesters want to dissolve parliament and call for fresh elections. The protesters poured blood onto the Prime Minister's house that represents a symbol of bloodshed for democracy. Thailand's deputy prime minister will not bow to the protesters demands.
Statement by a Thai Government official:
"They can not force us like this to have an election. Then the new government may be able to work for only a few days or a few months and then be forced to leave by protests again. This will be non-stop."
The red shirts support the former Thailand Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra who was ousted by a military coup in 2006.
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