Fires continue to burn in downtown Bangkok on May 19, as Thai government forces crack down on the Red Shirt protesters.
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1:28 AM ET
May 18, 2010
Starting a Civil War
This seems it's like start of civil war. Country which is famous for hospitality will be going to destroy all it's ethics.
8:37 AM ET
My family lived in Bangkok for several years during the 1990's, and seeing pictures of roads normally teeming with gridlock traffic and pedestrians going about their business in peace now full of angry protesters, tire-and-bamboo roadblocks and heavily armed soldiers is just absolutely unreal, and indicative of the severity of the tragedy unfolding in Thailand today. It's difficult to see how this situation will be resolved without a lot more bloodshed, considering how uncompromising both sides are in their respective positions; for the sake of the Thai people I just hope they can reach a just agreement consistent with the principles of dhamma.
6:05 PM ET
What a disaster
What disaster. Idiots, ruining their own country. world best news headlines.
1:18 AM ET
May 21, 2010
The war don't seems to be
The war don't seems to be good on global basis. I think if there are no re-elections Thailand would face huge effect of this.The destruction to public and private properties and to humans is high and if this continues then i think that G-Submmit will interfere in this case.
4:53 AM ET
May 30, 2010
It is shame that these people have to suffer.The situation in Bangkok will have really negative impact on tourists and their economy will suffer for next season at least. Simmilarly as Watson I believe the whent the situation will not cease in few weeks then the international powers as UN etc. will interfere and pursue the peace.
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11:02 AM ET
June 9, 2010
Holy moly that does not look pretty. I was in Bangkok just a few months ago and I am so glad that I wasn't there to have to experience anything like that I can tell you http://workoutips.com/
1:32 AM ET
June 16, 2010
As residents awoke on 20 May, parts of the city were littered with burned tyres, broken glass and rubbish, while more than 24 buildings had been set ablaze by angry protesters, including the stock exchange, banks and one of Southeast Asia’s largest shopping malls. epson inkjet cartridges The conflict has caused millions of dollars in damage to homes and businesses, and after weeks with few customers, many residents are feeling the squeeze. The once bustling thoroughfare is covered in soot from burnt tyres and lined with scorched buildings, their plastic signs often melted and hanging like candle wax. One of the worst-hit areas was Ratchaprasong, an upmarket shopping district in Bangkok’s commercial heart. hp compatible ink For mall staff, almost two months without work has meant the loss of much-needed earnings. As of 20 May, the Thai government is maintaining an emergency decree across 50 percent of the country’s provinces to respond to and help prevent the outbreak of further protests and violence.
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