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09 Dec 2013 : Tens of thousands of anti-government demonstrators rallied in several provinces on Monday in support of the protest in the capital, where huge numbers of protesters converged on Government House to uproot the "Thaksin regime".
09 Dec 2013 : The National Anti-Corruption Commission will continue to investigate the petition for the impeachment of 312 MPs and senators who proposed a charter amendment draft on the makeup of the Senate, even though the House of Representatives has been dissolved, the NACC announced on Monday.
09 Dec 2013 : People's Democratic Reform Committee leader Suthep Thaugsuban and his supporters had arrived at Government House on Monday afternoon after marching from the Chaeng Wattana government office complex, Sathit Wongnongtoey announced at the Ratchadamnoen Avenue.
09 Dec 2013 : The red-shirt United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD) has cancelled its planned mass rally in Ayutthaya province on Dec 10, citing the prime minister's announcement of a House dissolution.
09 Dec 2013 : Thailand's political crisis took an unexpected turn Monday when Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said she would dissolve the lower house of Parliament and call early elections. The move appeared to be an attempt to ease tension after weeks of sometimes violent anti-government demonstrations.
09 Dec 2013 : The Pheu Thai Party on Monday issued a statement praising Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra for her decision to dissolve the House of Representatives, saying it was a bold and responsible political action.
09 Dec 2013 : Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra announced the dissolution of the House of Representatives on Monday after a huge turnout of anti-government protesters determined to end to the "Thaksin regime" - but the protest continued.
09 Dec 2013 : The Pheu Thai Party is ready for the elections following the House dissolution and believes Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra would against run for election, party leader Charupong Ruangsuwan said on Monday.
09 Dec 2013 : The Criminal Court on Monday dismissed a police request for warrants for the arrest of 13 protest leaders, citing the House dissolution and the improved situation.
09 Dec 2013 : People's Democratic Reform Committee leader Suthep Thaugsuban will make an important announcement at Government House this evening, PDRC core member Sathit Wongnongtoey said.
09 Dec 2013 : A general election will be held within 60 days, Election Commission (EC) member Sodsri Sattayatham said on Monday.
09 Dec 2013 : The Centre for the Administration of Peace and Order (Capo) on Monday pleaded with the people, including students, taking part in the anti-government protests to go home now that Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra had dissolved the House of Representatives to return power to the people and maintain law and order.