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Thai February Polls to Go Ahead Despite Protests

Thailand's election commission says it will go ahead with nationwide elections on February 2, despite worries over security as anti-government protestors vow to shut-down Bangkok starting January 13.   The commission held talks with key political parties, including the governing Pheu Thai Party and opposition Democrat Party, which is boycotting the vote, before it made its announcement.   While anti-government protesters succeeded in largely blocking candidates registering...

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