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Unrest threatens Thailand’s tourist industry

September 30, 2018
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Singapore and South Korea advised their citizens Tuesday against traveling to Thailand, raising concerns that the ongoing political crisis could damage the country’s crucial tourist economy. (CNN — 21 hours ago)
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BANGKOK, Aug. 29 — Thai police fired tear gas at thousands of protesters who besieged police headquarters Friday, while demonstrators outside the capital disrupted air and rail service in a growing campaign to unseat the prime minister.

(Washington Post — 31 August, 2008)
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Prime Minister Samak Sundaravej said that he would not resign in the face of continuing protests and a disruption of rail and air service. (New York Times — 31 August, 2008)
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Thailand’s prime minister faced growing pressure to resign as anti-government protesters occupied his headquarters for a fifth day Saturday and disrupted rail and air service in some of the country’s most popular tourist destinations. (CNN — 30 August, 2008)
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Protesters in Thailand ratcheted up their campaign to oust the government, stopping trains and blocking provincial airports, as well as waging an attack on police headquarters in Bangkok. (New York Times — 30 August, 2008)
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Rail service in much of Thailand ground to a halt Friday, as union workers went on strike to support anti-government protests in the capital, the Thai News Agency reported Friday. (CNN — 29 August, 2008)
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