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Thai govt declares state of emergency as political crisis deepens

By Wed, Jan 22, 2014 10:00AM UTC 2 Comments Chalerm Yubamrung. Pic: AP.

The political standoff took a new twist Tuesday when the Thai government's declared state of emergency to counter the ongoing anti-election protests. With additional developments in the background, the wheels in this political crisis are about to spin faster....

How much did the CRES cost? Don’t ask General Prayuth about it!

By Thu, Dec 23, 2010 9:00AM UTC Comments Off

By Saksith Saiyasombut After the state of emergency was lifted in Bangkok and three other provinces on Tuesday it was also time for the CRES, which overlooked the security situation (and made it’s spokesperson Col. Sansern an instant celebrity), to be dissolved. Now the monitoring body is no more (but is essentially replaced with another...