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· May, 2010

Stories about Thailand from May, 2010

25 May 2010

Southeast Asia: Reactions to Thailand protests

The violent confrontations between the heavily armed soldiers and Red Shirt protesters in Thailand in the past week have stunned the world. What are the reactions of bloggers from neighbouring...

22 May 2010

Taiwan: Responses to Thailand's upheaval, if there is any

Taiwan is no stranger in terms of “Red Shirts” and street protests. In September, 2006, the island had its own anti-corruption campaign which also involved about one million red-shirt protesters...

21 May 2010

Thailand: Blog reactions to Bangkok violence

Bangkok is now under full government control after government troops successfully removed the Red Shirt protest barricades in the city. Here are several blog reactions from Bangkok about the raging...

20 May 2010

South Korea and Thailand's Cold War Context

Thailand: Arson in Bangkok, protests spread to other provinces

The anti-government Red Shirt camp in central Bangkok is already under military control but retreating protesters burned several buildings in the city. Protests also erupted in other provinces. Here are...

18 May 2010

Thailand: Red Shirt protesters remain defiant

The Red Shirts want a truce with soldiers but the government insists the protesters must first disperse before negotiations can proceed. Soldiers are already using live ammunition against protesters which...

16 May 2010

Bangkok clashes: Pictures, Videos and Twitter reports

Thailand Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva will not back down as he ordered the military to continue the operations against Red Shirt protesters in Bangkok. Abhisit insists the violent dispersal of...

15 May 2010

Thailand: Protest blockade ends in violence

The attempt of the Thailand military to blockade the Red Shirt protest camp in Bangkok ended in violence with 16 people dead and hundreds injured. Here are liveblog and twitter...