People’s Alliance for Democracy

Protestors leaving the airport


December 3rd, 2008 - 10:29 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
Sondi Limthongkul, the leader for Peoples Alliance for Democracy (PAD) said the protest will end today. Today the protesy will end its blockade of Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi and Don Muang airports In a news ... Read more...

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Thai opposition leader urges supporters to secure Government House, airport


November 29th, 2008 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Bangkok, Nov 29 (ANI): People''s Alliance for Democracy (PAD) party leader Sondhi Limthongkul on Saturday said that he would ''fight to the death'' to defend ASTV, and urged his supporters to ... Read more...

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Heavily armed police, troops deployed at Thai airports (Lead)


November 28th, 2008 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Nov 28 (Xinhua) The Thai government, besieged by massive protests demanding its resignation, deployed heavily armed police contingents Friday evening at Suvarnahbhumi International Airport taken over by protesters.Armoured military vehicles were ... Read more...

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Thai army chief asks PM to step down (Second lead)


November 26th, 2008 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Nov 26 (Xinhua) Thai Army chief Anupong Paochinda Wednesday urged Prime Minister Somchai Wonsawat to dissolve parliament in the wake of massive demonstrations by opposition People's Alliance for Democracy (PAD) demanding ... Read more...

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Thai army chief asks PM to dissolve parliament (Lead)


November 26th, 2008 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Nov 26 (Xinhua) Thai Army Chief Anupong Paochinda Wednesday urged Prime Minister Somchai Wonsawat to dissolve parliament in the wake of massive protest of the opposition People's Alliance for Democracy (PAD) ... Read more...

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Opposition PAD takes over Bangkok airport air traffic control tower


November 26th, 2008 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
Bangkok, Nov.26 (ANI): About 30 Peoples Alliance for Democracy (PAD) guards wearing masks on Wednesday took control of Suvarnabhumi Airports air traffic control tower to check the daily flight schedule. PAD ... Read more...

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Political turmoil wont affect ASEAN Summit, says official


November 26th, 2008 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Jakarta, Nov.26 (ANI): A senior official of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has said that the ongoing political turmoil in Bangkok will not stop Thailand from hosting a summit ... Read more...

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Under siege Suvarnabhumi Airport leads to over 50 million Baht of damage


November 26th, 2008 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Bangkok (Thailand), Nov.26 (ANI): A siege imposed by the Peoples Alliance for Democracy (PAD) demonstrators on Bangkoks Suvarnabhumi Airport since Tuesday night, has caused at least 50 million Baht of damage, ... Read more...

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Thousands stranded at Bangkok airport besieged by protestors


November 26th, 2008 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Nov 26 (DPA) Thousands of travellers were stranded at Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi International Airport Wednesday after their flights were cancelled by a siege on the facility by anti-government protestors.Serirath Pasutanond, Airports of ... Read more...

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Protesters shut down Bangkok’s international airport (Lead)


November 25th, 2008 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Nov 25 (DPA) Anti-government protesters Tuesday forced a temporary closure of departure flights from Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi International Airport, airport officials confirmed."Arriving flights are still coming in but we've stopped all departures," ... Read more...

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Thai protesters lay siege to Bangkok airport


November 25th, 2008 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Nov 25 (DPA) Thai protestors Tuesday blocked the main road access road to Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi International Airport in an effort to prevent the return of Thai Prime Minister Somchai Wongsawat who ... Read more...

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Thai protesters have government on the run (Roundup)


November 24th, 2008 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Nov 24 (DPA) Thousands of Thai protesters Monday succeeded in suspending a parliament session and chasing the cabinet from its temporary offices but failed to spark a "final battle" needed to ... Read more...

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Thai parliament suspends meeting as protests mount (Second Lead)


November 24th, 2008 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Nov 24 (DPA) The Thai government was forced to suspend a joint session of the upper and lower house Monday after tens of thousands of anti-government protestors, some of them armed ... Read more...

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Anti-government protestors surround Thai parliament


November 24th, 2008 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Nov 24 (DPA) Tens of thousands of anti-government protestors, some of them armed with sticks, surrounded the Thai parliament Monday in what has been dubbed a "final battle" to topple the ... Read more...

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Anti-government protestors march on Parliament in Thailand


November 24th, 2008 - 8:23 am ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Nov 24 (DPA) Tens-of-thousands of anti-government protestors, some of them armed with sticks, marched on Parliament in Thailand Monday.Sondhi Limthongkul, a senior leader of the People's Alliance for Democracy (PAD) that ... Read more...

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Thai protest leaders surrender to police


October 10th, 2008 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Oct 10 (DPA) Top leaders of an anti-government movement that has occupied Thailand's seat of government since August surrendered Friday to police, a day after treason charges were dropped against them.The ... Read more...

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Thai Parliament surrounded by protestors, premier flees


October 7th, 2008 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Oct 7 (DPA) Thousands of followers of the Thailand's People's Alliance for Democracy (PAD) surrounded parliament Tuesday, forcing the prime minister to flee the compound by helicopter, after police failed to ... Read more...

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British ambassador : Thailand s situation improving


September 26th, 2008 - 5:01 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
British ambassador to Thailand, Mr. Quinton Quayle, viewed the People’s Alliance for Democracy (PAD)’s on going protests against the Thai government as normal in democracy, suggesting Thailand's politcial situation is improving, especially ... Read more...

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Mr Chamlong says PAD ready to negotiate with DPM Chavalit


September 26th, 2008 - 4:50 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
Leader of the People’s Alliance for Democracy (PAD), Chamlong Srimuang, says PAD is ready to negotiate with mediators and government officials who have a mandate to make a decisive decision. He also ... Read more...

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Deputy Commander: rally at Parliament House will be under control


September 12th, 2008 - 12:58 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
The Deputy Commander of the National Police, Police General Jongrak Jutanont (จงรัก จุฑานนท์) expresses his confidence that the demonstration in front of Parliament House today will be under control.In terms of security ... Read more...

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Following political clashes, Thailand PM imposes emergency till Nov 30


September 2nd, 2008 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Bangkok , Sept 2 (ANI): Following serious clashes between protesters of the Peoples Alliance for Democracy (PAD) and the United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship of Thailand (UDDT) Thailand Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Senators protest against use of Emergency Decree to control situation


September 2nd, 2008 - 4:22 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
A group of senators issues an announcement to protest against the government’s enactment of the Emergency Decree to tackle the People’s Alliance for Democracy (PAD) and calls for the resignation of the ... Read more...

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Supreme Commander says Emergency Decree can alleviate political tension


September 2nd, 2008 - 1:31 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
Supreme Commander Gen.Boonsrang Niempradit says the enforcement of Emergency Decree will defuse the political tension to a certain degree. He also improve the political turmoil to a certain point and requests all ... Read more...

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PAD attacks PM’s announcement


August 30th, 2008 - 11:34 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
The People’s Alliance for Democracy (PAD) refuses to leave the Government House, and the group yesterday (August 29th) attacked police officers who were trying to disperse them.The protestors are still at the ... Read more...

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Court rejects request for revocation of arrest warrants against PAD leaders


August 30th, 2008 - 9:50 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
The Criminal Court rejects a request for the revocation of arrest warrants against nine leaders of the People’s Alliance for Democracy (PAD).According the court’s announcement, the arrest warrants were issued to bring ... Read more...

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Police start dispersing PAD protestors


August 29th, 2008 - 2:41 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
About 1,000 police officers are breaking fences set up by the People’s Alliance for Democracy (PAD) in front of the Ministry of Education and the Metropolitan Police Headquarters to approach the protestors’ ... Read more...

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PAD ordered to unblock traffic on Phitsanulok, Ratchadanoen roads


August 29th, 2008 - 1:55 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
Deputy Spokesman for the National Police Pol. Maj. Gen. Surapol Tuanthong (สุรพล ทวนทอง) demands the removal of People’s Alliance for Democracy (PAD)’s demonstrations on Phitsanulok and Ratchadamnoen roads in order to allow ... Read more...

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Anti Thaksin Protesters Take To The Streets in Bangkok (pictures)


August 28th, 2008 - 10:36 am ICT by admin
BANGKOK, THAILAND - AUGUST 27 : Anti-government Peoples Alliance for Democracy (PAD) protesters sleep on the ground near midnight as tens of thousands camp out at the Goverment House August 27, 2008 ... Read more...

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Nationalists storm Thailands state television station in bid to overturn government


August 26th, 2008 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 26 (ANI): Nationalist protesters in Thailand have stormed its state television station and besieged ministries in an attempt to bring down the Government. The protestors, armed with pistols, knives and ... Read more...

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Thai PM warns legal action against opposition leaders (Lead)


August 26th, 2008 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Aug 26 (DPA) Thailand's Prime Minister Samak Sundaravej Tuesday said his government would not be forced from power and warned of legal action against opposition leaders, as anti-government protesters broke into ... Read more...

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Supreme Commander says military will not declare emergency


August 26th, 2008 - 1:45 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
Supreme Commander Gen.Boonsrang Niempradit says the military will not declare emergency and affirms all military area commands are monitoring the situation following a major rally by the People’s Alliance for Democracy (PAD) ... Read more...

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Police to take legal action against PAD protestors breaking in NBT


August 26th, 2008 - 11:49 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
Police Deputy Spokesman Pol.Maj.Gen.Surapol Thuanthong says police will take legal action against a group of people from the People’s Alliance for Democracy (PAD) breaking in the office of the National Broadcasting Services ... Read more...

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PAD protesters move to NBT building


August 26th, 2008 - 11:44 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
A large number of People’s Alliance for Democracy protesters have been gathering in front of the government-run National Broadcasting Services of Thailand which operate NBT Television on Vibhavadi Rangsit Rd.At 5.30 am ... Read more...

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PAD gives moral support to students of Yothin Burana School


August 25th, 2008 - 12:55 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
The People’s Alliance for Democracy (PAD) travels to Yothin Burana School today (August, 25th) to give moral support to the students who earlier protested against the demolition of the school to construct ... Read more...

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PAD travels to Ministry of Foreign Affairs


August 21st, 2008 - 1:22 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
The People’s Alliance for Democracy (PAD) protestors travel to gather in front of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to demand the ministry to abrogate the diplomatic passport of former premier Thaksin Shinawatra.PAD ... Read more...

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