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Bangkok Not So Dangerous Now

May 24th 2010
Just a quick blog to finish off on Bangkok before we head off to Hong Kong. You probably know by now that the Red Shirt protests ended in violence. The army moved in over 2 days declaring the centre of the city a “LIVE FIRE ZONE”, and shooting several armed and unarmed people. On Wednesday (19 May) the protest leaders surrendered and most of the protesters left the protest site. A small gro ... read more
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Thai Flag A unified Thai kingdom was established in the mid-14th century. Known as Siam until 1939, Thailand is the only Southeast Asian country never to have been taken over by a European power. A bloodless revolution in 1932 led to a constitutional monarchy.... ... read more
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