Sans titre. HTC Desire 516 Dual Sim Blanc (99HABC026-00) : achat / vente Mobile & smartphone sur ldlc.com. En Thaïlande, la première ministre destituée par la justice. Thaïlande : 140 000 manifestants dans la rue, le Parlement dissous. Plus d'un mois après le début d'un vaste mouvement de contestation à Bangkok, la première ministre thaïlandaise, Yingluck Shinawatra, a décidé, lundi 9 décembre, de dissoudre le Parlement et d'annoncer des élections pour tenter de sortir d'une crise politique profonde, sans réussir à apaiser les manifestants déterminés à faire tomber son gouvernement.
Leur meneur, le politique Suthep Thaugsuban, a appelé ses partisans à « poursuivre leur combat » malgré ces annonces. « Notre but est de faire tomber le régime Thaksin », a-t-il déclaré en référence au frère de la première ministre, Thaksin Shinawatra, ancien premier ministre renversé en 2006 mais que l'opposition accuse de rester aux manettes malgré son exil. « Mes partisans veulent plus que la dissolution », a ajouté l'opposant, en position de force, alors que quelque 140 000 personnes, selon la police, participaient lundi matin aux manifestations. Lire le diaporama Mettre en pause Rejouer Accédez au portfolio. Yingluck Calls for End to Thai Protests After Scrapping Amnesty. Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra called on anti-government groups to end street protests in Bangkok after agreeing to their demand to scrap a controversial amnesty bill.
“Today, the amnesty draft bill has ended,” Yingluck said in a televised speech. “We have withdrawn everything.” The parliament scrapped six amnesty proposals today, and the Senate is scheduled to vote on a seventh at 2 p.m. tomorrow. Senate Speaker Nikom Wairatpanij said most senators will vote against that bill, and Yingluck has said the government won’t seek to revive the draft law if it is rejected by the Senate.
Thai amnesty bill sails through lower house amid protests. BANGKOK, Nov. 1 (Xinhua) -- Thailand's legislation to grant amnesty to those involved in previous mass protests and army crackdowns on protesters sailed through the House of Representatives in the wee hours of Friday.
After 19 hours of heated debate punctuated with floor protests by both sides of the parliament aisle, the lawmakers voted 310 to pass the bill in its third and final reading while none voted against it at about 04.30 a.m. Friday. The amnesty bill, pushed by the Pheu Thai (For Thais) Party-led government under Lady Premier Yingluck Shinawatra, was designed to grant amnesty on "comprehensive" basis. It is yet to be deliberated by the Senate, which is slated for later this month. Meanwhile, the Democrat MPs, led by former deputy premier Suthep Thuagsuban, joined a gathering of thousands in protest of the bill near Samsen railway station, about three kms from the parliament. Thai Populism: A dead end route. Author: Peter Warr, ANU It has finally been announced that Thailand’s general election will be held on 3 July.
The election will be pivotal. Thai prime minister survives no-confidence vote. Thailand's prime minister comfortably survived a no-confidence vote in parliament Saturday following a heated debate that provided a taste of the tone that can be expected during elections planned for later this year.
PM: General election before July, if... Suthep: House dissolution before June. « Un coup d'État judiciaire », selon le journaliste ... What the Heck Is Going on in Thailand? - By Joshua Kurlantzick. View a slide show of Bangkok burning.
The idea of Bangkok spiraling into total chaos -- as it has over the past week, with 40 people killed so far in street battles between anti-government protesters and the military -- is shocking to foreigners. Thailand is not Iraq, or Yemen, or Pakistan; as portrayed in endless books, tourism advertisements, and films, it's a lush and peaceful place, the type of country where'd you take a honeymoon rather than a hostage. And until recently, that image was mostly accurate -- for nearly 20 years, Thailand had avoided serious political violence.
Yellow shirts. White mask rallies spread. Anti-government white-mask protesters gathered in many provinces yesterday despite opposition from red-shirt supporters of the government.
In Bangkok, about 1,000 people - many wearing white Guy Fawkes masks - gathered at the CentralWorld shopping complex yesterday afternoon. It was the third weekly gathering for the white maskers in the capital. The demonstrators walked past the Royal Thai Police headquarters, located not far from Ratchaprasong shopping district. The walk was intended to protest against police "inaction" over red shirts' acts of intimidation against white-mask people in Chiang Mai on Friday.
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Yingluck lifts ISA in Bangkok. Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Monday signed an order lifting the Internal Security Act (ISA) invoked in three district of Bangkok on Nov 22 ahead of the Pitak Siam group's anti-government rally, government spokesman Tossaporn Serirak said. Riot police wearing gas masks prepare for the anti-government Pitak Siam protest at Makkawan bridge near Government House on Nov 24. (EPA photo) Mr Tossaporn said the order was effective immediately. Democrat duo testify to rally deaths probe.
Democrat leader Abhisit Vejjajiva and the party's MP for Surat Thani Suthep Thaugsuban yesterday testified to the Department of Special Investigation over the crackdown on the red-shirt rallies. They were both confident they demonstrated that they had acted legally. The two men, who were in charge of directing state measures against the demonstrators, are accused by the red shirts of involvement in the 91 deaths of protesters and soldiers, most of which took place during clashes at the Khok Wua and Ratchaprasong intersections in April and May 2010. Charter Change in Thailand Again. Nirmal Ghosh – Straits Times Indonesia Bangkok.
Thailand’s New Government. Thailand’s new 35-member cabinet was sworn in on August 9.
The team is led by Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, the country’s first female leader. Twenty-nine members of the cabinet are members of Yingluck’s victorious Puea Thai Party. Four belong to political parties that joined the prime minister’s coalition, and two are outsiders. It is not clear whether a national election resulting in the seating of the leader of the winning party will be enough to move Thailand beyond its bitter divisions and toward national reconciliation. Markets and investors stayed the course through years of turmoil and delivered impressive economic growth even when political controversy dominated the headlines.