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Dec 9, 2013 — Yingluck Shinawatra's move comes as she tries to defuse anti-government protests that began last month. But protest leaders said they will rest only when Thai politics is rid of her family's influence.
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Dec 3, 2013 — Police allowed them to swarm into the prime minister's compound and shout slogans. Demonstrators want Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to step down. Three people have been killed and more than 230 wounded since the protests turned violent two days ago.
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Nov 29, 2013 — Protesters said they wanted the military's help to topple Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. But she has refused to go, and she has ruled out using force to stop the protests that began last weekend.
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Nov 27, 2013 — They took over the country's top anti-crime agency on Wednesday, the fourth day of protests. But the relatively low number of demonstrators indicate they are unlikely to bring down Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra's government.
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Nov 25, 2013 — Protesters, who occupied parts of the finance and foreign ministries in Bangkok, want Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to resign. They accuse her of being a puppet for her brother, Thaksin Shinawatra, the former prime minister who was ousted in a military coup in 2006.
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Nov 11, 2013 — The conflict over the 2.8-mile Preah Vihear promontory has led to several skirmishes and exchanges of artillery fire between Thai and Cambodian forces in recent years.
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Oct 31, 2013 — HSBC's survey of preferred destinations for expats finds China at the top of the list for those working abroad. Asian countries did very well overall on the survey.
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Oct 26, 2013 — Andy Ricker spent years eating in roadside restaurants, noodle stands and home kitchens across Thailand before opening his first restaurant, Pok Pok, in Portland, Ore. But he avoids using words like "traditional" and "authentic" when talking about this food. He'd rather call it "accurate."
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Sep 27, 2013 — The former sergeant allegedly helped recruit others from Europe and the U.S. to help carry out contract killings.
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Sep 3, 2013 — A report from the International Labor Organization details "deceptive and coercive" labor practices — and even forced labor within the industry. The allegations aren't new, but increase pressure on the Thai government to better regulate the $7 billion industry.
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