Posts Tagged ‘Bangkok’

Following a massive clean-up of the capital Bangkok (photo, from aljazeera.net), Thai financial markets, government offices, and schools have re-opened.

The country just went through his worst political crisis in his modern history. (more…)

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A renegade Thai general was shot in Bangkok on Thursday as the military planned to encircle the barricaded encampment of antigovernment demonstrators.

Khattiya Sawasdipol, 58, better known as Seh Daeng (Commander Red), was allied with the protesters. He was struck in the head by a bullet during an interview with an New York Times reporter, who took this photograph minutes before he was shot. (more…)

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A Thai Airways domestic flight landed at Suvarnabhumi international airport hours after anti-government protesters called off a crippling siege.

It was the first passenger flight that has landed in Bangkok in a week. (more…)

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