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Bangkok chaos continues as Seh Daeng dies

By Mon, May 17, 2010 12:28PM UTC

  A rogue Thai general who helped anti-government protesters and was shot by an unidentified sniper died Monday from his wounds, raising fears of new violence after five days of street battles that have killed 36 people in downtown Bangkok. Maj. Gen. Khattiya Sawasdiphol, a renegade army officer accused of

Michael Nelson on the reds and Abhisit

By Mon, May 17, 2010 11:59AM UTC

Achara in the Bangkok Post: Michael Nelson, Chulalongkorn University’s visiting scholar, tried to explain both excusable and inexcusable acts of the UDD, saying that it has lost its non-violence innocence since it has moved from Phan Fa to Ratchaprasong and last month “invaded” the Chulalongkorn Hospital. The UDD leaders clearly

Pacquiao Watch: Wind of change (The million dollar victory)

By Mon, May 17, 2010 10:38AM UTC Pacquiao Watch: Wind of change (The million dollar victory)

Like everybody who was stunned by the scale and magnitude of Manny Pacquiao’s unprecedented victory in the May 10 elections, I am deciphering his triumph over a well-entrenched political clan with a heavy load over my shoulder. While I never doubted Manny’s sincerity, it was his choice of friends and

Is this the shooting that Nick was referring to?

By Mon, May 17, 2010 10:00AM UTC

You may remember Nick’s photos yesterday, but there is also a video of the event shot from a building – check the clothing of the guys and position and you will see it is the same. BP: They come under sustained attack and it is unclear why from the pictures

Deadly Thai chaos continues as gov’t rejects talks

By Mon, May 17, 2010 9:52AM UTC

Anti-government unrest boiling over in downtown Bangkok spread to other areas of the capital and Thailand as the military defended its use of force in a crackdown that has left 30 civilians dead in four days. Thai leaders flatly rejected protesters’ demands that the United Nations intercede to end the

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