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- Naughty cat: Feline tries to distract its young owner to stop her from doing homework
Footage shows the seven-month-old American shorthair in China, named Zai Zai, lying on the desk while trying to 'seize' his young owner's pen to stop her from concentrating.
Daily Mail. Thursday, 29 Oct 2020.
- Thai politician slashes wrists during debate over democracy protests
WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: Thai
Opposition politician Wisarn Techatheerawat gave an impassioned speech in parliament in Bangkok before cutting his arm with knife.
Daily Mail. Tuesday, 27 Oct 2020.
- Thailand rocked by protests as prime minister won't step down
"We see the people need change in Thailand," a TV anchor said. "We've been under a dictatorship for the past seven years."
CBS News. Monday, 26 Oct 2020.
- Thai Parliament Opens Special Session Over Protest Tensions
As the House speaker began the session, only 450 of the total of 731 members of both houses had signed in for the meeting.
Voice of America. Monday, 26 Oct 2020.
- Protests in Thailand could spiral into violence and lead to a military coup, analyst says
The military would have the "perfect rationale" to intervene if clashes between pro-democracy protesters and "counter protesters" grow, said Paul Chambers from Naresuan University's Center of ASEAN Community Studies.
CNBC. Monday, 26 Oct 2020.
- Thai king in rare praise for pro-monarchists
The king praises a man who held up a royal portrait during a recent anti-government protest.
BBC News. Saturday, 24 Oct 2020.
- Thai Protests Inspire Rare Online Government Criticism in Neighboring Laos
Criticism of the one-party communist state is forbidden and punishable with prison.
Voice of America. Saturday, 24 Oct 2020.
- Thailand protests: State of emergency lifted after days of rallies
Authorities revoke an emergency decree which has failed to curb months of anti-government rallies.
BBC News. Thursday, 22 Oct 2020.
- Thai protesters continue rallies, ask court to revoke order
BANGKOK (AP) - Student activists applied to a court Wednesday to try to revoke a state of emergency that Thailand's government declared last week in an effort to rein in the country's growing anti-government protests. ...
Washington Times. Wednesday, 21 Oct 2020.
- The Blood-Broth Noodles at Pata Paplean Are Elusive No More
A bar in Elmhurst that sold sought-after bowls of Thai
noodles for a few hours each weekend now relies on them full time to ride out the pandemic.
New York Times. Tuesday, 20 Oct 2020.
- Thailand protests: Thousands rally for third straight day despite government ban
Many are angry that the authorities used water cannon to disperse protesters on Friday.
Yahoo. Saturday, 17 Oct 2020.
- Public transport closed and roadblocks in Bangkok as protests continue
Public transport was shut down and roadblocks set up in Bangkok as Thailand's capital experienced a fourth straight day of anti-government protests.
Sky News. Saturday, 17 Oct 2020.
- Thailand Steps Up Response as Antigovernment Protests Escalate
Water cannons were used for the first time to clear protesters off the streets, and two demonstrators face charges that could put them in prison for life.
New York Times. Friday, 16 Oct 2020.
- A royal bubble bursts: Thailand's king faces trouble on two continents
Massive protests have greeted the monarch on his return to Thailand
while lawmakers raise legal questions in his adopted home, Germany.
Los Angeles Times. Friday, 16 Oct 2020.
- Thai police use water cannon against protesters in Bangkok as PM refuses to quit
Police have deployed water cannon against protesters in Bangkok after a government crackdown on people gathering in public places.
Sky News. Friday, 16 Oct 2020.
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