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International Court Rules on Cambodia-Thailand Border Dispute

Posted July 18th, 2011 at 6:00 am (UTC-5)
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The U.N.’s highest court has ordered both Cambodia and Thailand to immediately withdraw all troops and police from a newly declared demilitarized zone around an ancient Khmer temple on their border. The International Court of Justice in The Hague also ruled Monday that both countries should allow observers from the Association of South East Asian […]

International Court to Rule on Cambodia-Thailand Border Dispute

Posted July 18th, 2011 at 4:25 am (UTC-5)
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The U.N.’s highest court is expected to rule Monday on a request by Cambodia for an immediate Thai troop withdrawal from a disputed border area around an ancient Khmer temple. The two sides orally argued their cases before the 15 judges at The Hague at the end of May. The International Court of Justice ruled […]

German Ruling on Impounded Thai Jet Expected Monday

Posted July 18th, 2011 at 12:45 am (UTC-5)
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A German court is expected to decide Monday whether authorities must release an impounded private jet owned by Thailand’s Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn. German officials seized the Boeing 737 last week in response to a lawsuit by German construction company Walker Bau AG, which is seeking payment of an old debt owed by the government […]

Thai Election Commission Fails to Certify Yingluck’s Election

Posted July 13th, 2011 at 6:00 am (UTC-5)
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Yingluck Shinawatra says she is still confident of becoming Thailand’s first female prime minister despite an obstacle thrown up by the country’s election commission. Ms. Yingluck was among 142 of the 500 winning candidates in this month’s election whose victories were not certified by the commission late Tuesday because of complaints of fraud or other […]

Thai Election Commission Fails to Certify Yingluck’s Election

Posted July 13th, 2011 at 12:05 am (UTC-5)
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Thailand’s election commission has thrown up an obstacle on Yingluck Shinawatra’s path to becoming the nation’s first female prime minister. Ms. Yingluck was among 142 of the 500 winning candidates in this month’s election whose victories were not certified by the commission late Tuesday because of complaints of fraud or other issues. Outgoing Prime Minister […]

UN Chief Welcomes ‘Orderly Conduct’ of Thai Election

Posted July 5th, 2011 at 8:35 am (UTC-5)
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U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is welcoming the “orderly conduct” of Thailand’s parliamentary election, as victorious opposition Puea Thai leaders begin talks on forming a government. Mr. Ban issued his statement from New York late Monday, saying he hopes the voting will help “consolidate democracy, reconciliation and stability” in Thailand. A pan-Asian monitoring group, the Asian […]

UN Chief Welcomes ‘Orderly Conduct’ of Thai Election

Posted July 5th, 2011 at 3:00 am (UTC-5)
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U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is welcoming the “orderly conduct” of Thailand’s parliamentary election, as victorious Puea Thai leaders begin talks on forming a government. Mr. Ban issued his statement from New York late Monday, saying he hopes the voting will help “consolidate democracy, reconciliation and stability” in Thailand. A pan-Asian monitoring group, the Asian Network […]

UN Chief Welcomes ‘Orderly Conduct’ of Thai Election

Posted July 5th, 2011 at 2:05 am (UTC-5)
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U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is welcoming the “orderly conduct” of Thailand’s parliamentary election, as victorious Puea Thai leaders begin talks on forming a government. Mr. Ban issued his statement from New York late Monday, saying he hopes the voting will help “consolidate democracy, reconciliation and stability” in Thailand. A pan-Asian monitoring group, the Asian Network […]

Thai Election Victor Enlists Allies to Boost Majority

Posted July 4th, 2011 at 4:55 am (UTC-5)
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Political novice Yingluck Shinawatra says she has formed a coalition with four smaller parties, boosting her majority in parliament a day after being elected Thailand’s first female prime minister. Election officials said Ms. Yingluck’s Puea Thai party captured 265 of the 500 seats in Sunday’s voting. The addition of the smaller parties will bring the […]

Thai Election Victor Looks to Boost Majority

Posted July 4th, 2011 at 3:03 am (UTC-5)
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Political novice Yingluck Shinawatra is looking to smaller parties to boost her majority in Thailand’s parliament a day after elections that will make her the country’s first female prime minister. Election officials said Ms. Yingluck’s Puea Thai party captured 265 of the 500 seats in Sunday’s voting. The outcome was a stunning setback for the […]

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