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17 Mar 2014
Issarachon Foundation: Bangkok Homeless Increase 10% There are 3,140 homeless people living in Bangkok, an increase of about 10 per cent from 2012, according to the latest survey by Issarachon Foundation. Issarachon (Freeman) Foundation released a survey on the homeless in Bangkok on Wednesday March 12. The survey was conducted at the end of 2013.   Of the 3,140 homeless persons, 1,944 are men and 1,196 are women.
2 Mar 2014
A leading school in Thailand to introduce “Thai ethics and morality” test    Srinakarinwirot Pathumwan Demonstration School in Bangkok will introduce a morality test for every student who applies to study at Matthayom 1 level (grade 7) at the school.    Orapin Kanuengsukkasem, the School Director, said student applicants must take sessions that will lecture them about “Thai ethics and morality” and “qualities of good people.” They would be trained in how to wai, or give the traditional Thai greeting, and how to w
27 Feb 2014
EC sued for ignoring duties / International campaign to free Somyos / Red Shirts mock Civil Court /  Reds sell t-shirts to raise funds for police injured during protest
18 Feb 2014
Court rules on man killed during 2010 crackdown,  Public prosecutors urged to speed up cases against Suthep, 4 killed, 7 injured in restive South
10 Feb 2014
- Army to sue Somsak Jeamteerasakul for lèse majesté - Three children shot dead in latest Deep South conflict - Poll: 60% of Isaan people more reserved about supporting political parties - Poll: 60% of Isaan people more reserved about supporting political parties
27 Jan 2014
Women’s groups concerned over sexually abusive language In response to the sexist and mysogynist use of language by the anti-government protests in recent weeks, UN Women issued a statement on Saturday expressing “serious concern” about sexually abusive attacks for political gain.
20 Jan 2014
A red shirt beaten, seriously injured near Ratchadamnoen   Samphao, with his face swollen and bruised, in hospital    An anti-establishment red-shirt motorcycle taxi was beaten by what is alleged to be a group of guards of the People’s Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC).
12 Jan 2014
5 Jan 2014
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