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Tactical truce reached in Bangkok The Nation / Phuket GazettePHUKET: The month-long political confrontation came to a pause yesterday as the nation prepares for His Majesty the King's birthday tomorrow.

In a televised statement, Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra urged all Thais to unite, to show their love for the King, who will turn 86.

Yingluck said disagreements continued but she wanted to see all Thais, including the protesters, begin talks to try to provide real solutions.