Thaksin Government Overthrown in Coup – September 22, 2006

19sep.org shut down - The Nation, September 22, 2006
Earlier: Anti-coup website - September 22, 2006

Thaksins' wife, children stay at Chansonglah - The Nation, September 22, 2006

They didn't need another coup - International Herald Tribune, September 21, 2006
...But now Thailand, until this week a beacon, has thrown it all away - it, too, is now just a military regime with no more moral authority than the rest of them. The Burmese generals must be laughing up their sleeves...

Business as usual in Bangkok’s red light district - Khaleej Times, September 21, 2006
...“I was up to 3:00 am looking for lots of fornication with women and I didn’t see any soldiers,” said English tourist Barney Humble, recalling that images of the coup had flashed up on television screens in the bars.
“It was exaggerated on the telly,” he added, sipping a beer under the watchful eye of two scantily-clad bar girls the following evening...


Democracy is dead, but Bangkok's 24-hour party people still live - Independent, September 22, 2006
...British tourists burnt red by the Thai sun wandered happily down the street. A Thai woman erupting out of a tight leopardskin minidress swayed into their path. The neon signs were so bright it was almost day. A stand was selling "Legalise cannabis" T-shirts, and it wouldn't have been difficult to get the real thing.
...Several Thai websites have shut down temporarily to avoid any repercussions. In effect, it is now illegal to report the truth...

Chinese travel agencies suspend routes to Thailand, but remain - People's Daily Online, September 22, 2006
Chinese travel agencies have suspended travel to Thailand following the military coup, but are optimistic that there will be no long-term negative impact...

People in the News: 'Bangkok Dangerous' goes live - Seattle Post Intelligencer, September 22, 2006
...Thailand's military coup this week interrupted filming of Nicolas Cage's new movie, a gangster thriller being shot in Bangkok...

'Bangkok Dangerous' isn't - Bangkok Post, September 21, 2006
The military coup has interrupted filming of Nicolas Cage's new movie, Bangkok Dangerous, the gangster thriller being shot in Bangkok, according to a foreign...

Nicolas Cage to leave Thailand after coup - CTV.ca, September 21, 2006
This week's military coup in Thailand has interrupted filming of Nicolas Cage's latest movie. A Chinese news...

Bangkok is not dangerous for Cage - The Nation, September 22, 2006
Oscar winner Nicolas Cage is still filming his new movie in Bangkok despite the military coup in Thailand, a film crew said on Friday...


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More photos of troops at The Nation building - September 21, 2006


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