11 Feb '11, 10pm

Thailand charter changes bring elections closer: BANGKOK - Thailand's Parliament passed constitutional ame...

BANGKOK - Thailand's Parliament passed constitutional amendments including changes to electoral laws on Friday, bringing the divided country closer to elections as Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva faces more anti-government protests. Nationalist "Yellow Shirt" protesters rallied outside the Government House on Friday, threatening a prolonged protest if the government fails to revoke an agreement with Cambodia aimed at solving a long-running border dispute. Mr Abhisit, whose term comes to an end in December, has said that he planned to dissolve Parliament and hold elections by the end of June, if three conditions are met: Economic recovery, completion of constitutional amendments and political stability. The amendments change the composition of Parliament, reducing the number of members directly elected and increasing the number elected through a party-list proportional sys...

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