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Dar es Salaam remains tense after army deploys in hot spots

(eTN) - The most recent clashes between separatists and religious radicals in Zanzibar, which caused considerable concern among the island’s tourism fraternity, have been mirrored in Dar es Salaam d

Egypt’s President steps down

After 3 decades of ruling over Egypt, President Hosni Mubarak resigned today (Friday, February 11, 2011).

Bangkok is dragged into a civil war situation (Updated Sunday, May...

On Sunday morning, the situation continues to remain confused in Bangkok following the escalation of violence between Red Shirt protesters and the government’s forces since Thursday.

51 percent support Thai government’s action against Red Shirt protesters

A recent survey conducted by Suan Dusit Poll revealed that many respondents supported the government's plan to send in troops to deal with the seven-week, anti-government protest at Bangkok's Ratchapr

Bangkok on its way back to normalcy

Following the proposal of Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva to hold elections on November 14 as part of his "roadmap to national reconciliation," the situation in Bangkok is now less tense.

Clashes between army and Red Shirts paralyze Bangkok

The Red Shirts' decision this Wednesday to move out of Rachaprasong in a convoy to reach northern Bangkok was followed by a violent confrontation with the government's security forces.

Bombs in Silom leave one dead and around 85 wounded

Red Shirts and pro-government supporters at the Silom crossroads, around the Dusit Thani Hotel area, turned tragic tonight as four grenades exploded near the MRT station.

ASEAN called to defuse explosive crisis in Thailand

According to media sources in Phnom Penh, Cambodian Foreign Minister Hor Namhong on Saturday night proposed to hold an urgent ASEAN Summit to help defusing Thailand's extremely explosive crisis.

Thai tourism Industry may have lost more than one billion US...

The tourism sector has lost more than 35 billion baht (more than 1 billion US dollars) due to the intensifying mass anti-government rally and the bloody confrontations on Saturday between red-shirt pr

Protea Hotels responds to protestors allegations over development

In response to allegations made by protestors concerned about the eco-system in Zambia, Danny Bryer, the director of revenue management, sales, and marketing for Protea Hotels issued the following sta

Phuket and Krabi airports in Thailand reopen after protesters blocked runways

Thai airports reopened yesterday after thousands of anti-government protesters blocked the runways at both Krabi and Phuket airports.