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Thai PM Abhisit survives no-confidence vote

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Thai PM Abhisit survives no-confidence vote

Thailand's Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva and five cabinet members survived a parliamentary vote of no-confidence on June 2 thanks to his ruling coalition having a majority in the Lower House.

Japanese PM resigns

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Japanese PM resigns

Japan's Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama announced his decision to resign at a general assembly of  the ruling Democratic Party of Japan.

Thailand gets back to normal, says PM

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Thailand gets back to normal, says PM

Thailand ’s Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva, said on May 30 that the country has got back to normal after the government lifted a curfew, imposed in the wake of a series of anti-government protests.

EU, ASEAN adopt joint declaration

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EU, ASEAN adopt joint declaration

EU and ASEAN have signed the Madrid Declaration, under which they are committed to cooperating in numerous areas, at a foreign ministerial meeting held on May 26 in the Spanish capital Madrid.

Thai court orders Thaksin arrested

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Thai court orders Thaksin arrested

Thailand’s Criminal Court on May 25 approved an arrest warrant for fugitive former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra on terrorism charges in connection with violent protest of Red Shirts.