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Aung San Suu Kyi Welcomes Thai Election Outcome

Posted July 5th, 2011 at 6:35 am (UTC-5)
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Burmese democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi is welcoming what she described as the “free and fair” election in neighboring Thailand as a sign of hope for improved relations between the countries. The Burmese political leader was asked about the Thai election Tuesday in the pagoda city of Bagan, where she is vacationing with her […]

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Thai Voters Choose New Parliament Sunday

Posted June 30th, 2011 at 12:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Thai voters go to the polls Sunday to choose a new parliament. Here are some key facts about the election: The Main Candidates: Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva: The Oxford educated Mr. Abhisit enjoys strong backing from the Thai military and the country’s royalist elite. He was appointed prime minister in 2008, following two years of […]

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